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The NASA Electronic Parts and Packaging (NEPP) Program
is proud to announce the official return of the

Military and Aerospace Programmable Logic Devices (MAPLD) Conference

MAPLD 2008 will be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland
during the week of September 15-18, 2008.

Registration and submission details for presenters, participants, exhibitors is now open.
Refer to the Hotel Reservation Details section to reserve your stay at the Doubletree Hotel.

Registration Information:

As per government regulations, there is NO registration fee for attending this meeting. All attendees
MUST register in advance (no walk-in registration) due to limited number of first-come, first-served
attendee slots. No-shows who do not contact the committee prior to the conference will not be allowed to
register for future MAPLD meetings (extenuating circumstances only). 

Registration deadline is August 31, 2008

The general format will be:

Monday 9/15

Tuesday - Thursday 9/16-9/18
Technical Conference
Working Lunches (Included in Registration) with Invited Speakers
Thursday 9/18
Poster Session


"Design for Radiation Effects"

Melanie Berg
Muniz Engineering Inc. (MEI)
"Accelerating FPGA Designs and Design Work: Implementing Faster Designs Faster"
Heather Quinn
Los Alamos National Laboratory
"FPGA Design Review Preparation"
Brian Smith
Stargazer Systems
4th Seminar To Be Announced

Conference Sessions:

Session A - PLD Applications

Co-Chair: John Harkins, Department of Defense
Co-Chair: Damon Bradley, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Session B - PLDs and Supporting Devices
Co-Chair: Joe Fabula, Xilinx Corporation
Co-Chair: Sana Rezgui, Actel Corporation
Session C - Radiation Effects and Mitigation in PLDs
Co-Chair: Mike Wirthlin, Brigham Young University
Co-Chair: Heather Quinn, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Session D - Design and Verification Tools and Methodologies
Co-Chair: Tim Gallagher, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Co-Chair: Craig Kief, FPGA Mission Assurance Center
Session E - PLD-Based System Architectures
Co-Chair: John Demello, Air Force Research Laboratory
Co-Chair: Mythi To, Sandia National Laboratories
Co-Chair: Phyllis Hestnes, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Poster Session
Chair: David Meshel, The Aerospace Corporation

MAPLD Final Program:

The final MAPLD 2008 program is available by clicking here

Hotel Reservation Details:

Doubletree Hotel - Annapolis, MD is the selected site for the MAPLD 2008 conference.

Please mark your calendars and check the NEPP website
(at this very page - for further details