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Pre-Conference Events: FREE Workshops

Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

8-10 December 2010

Workshop - Xilinx

Date: 9:00am - 4:00pm, December 6 - December 7, 2010

Place: Room 9-417, East Building, Tsinghua University (清华大学东主楼9区417)

Course Name: Embedded Linux on Xilinx MicroBlaze

Speaker: John Williams (http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/~jwilliams/)

Bio: Dr. John Williams has rich experience on porting uClinux to Microblaze in Xilinx FPGA. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of ITEE (Information Technology and Electrical Engineering), at the University of Queensland , Brisbane , Australia . He is working on architectures and design methodologies for reconfigurable System-on-Chip (rSoC). John earned his Ph.D from the Department of Electronic Engineering at QUT.

Course Objectives:

  • Basic understanding of Linux and embedded Linux: kernel architecture,device drivers and hardware interfaces,memory management and MMU vs noMMU kernels;
  • Ability to create a working MicroBlaze Linux system using Xilinx EDK and PetaLinux;
  • Ability to create, develop and debug embedded applications;
  • Understanding of hardware interfacing options for MicroBlaze;
  • Ability to create and integrate a simple custom hardware core ;
  • Ability to create a simple device driver

Details: Please download the details here (English version and Chinese version)

Entry Form: Please download and send this form to the contact email in it. (English version and Chinese version)


Workshop - Altera

Date: December 6 - December 7, 2010

Time: (Both Session A & B have same content except Session B has an real-time English Lecturer (bilingual course))

  • [Session A]: 9am – 5pm. December 6, 2010 (Chinese Version)
  • [Session B]: 9am – 5pm. December 7, 2010 (English & Chinese Version)

Place: Tsinghua University Altera Joint Lab (West Building District 4 – 209) (清华大学西主楼4-209)

Lecturer: Dr. Stephen Brown, Sean Peng, Rosaline Lin, Allen Houng

Details: The details can be found here (PDF version and Word version).

Online Registration :

Contact: Please contact Ms. Sunny Yen for immediate service.

  • Email: sunny@terasic.com
  • Phone: +886-920291669 (English); +86-13296100069 (Chinese)



Workshop - Cypress

Date: 10:00-16:00, December 7, 2010

Venu: Virtual Instrument Laboratory, The Fundamental Industrial Training Center of Tsinghua University (清华大学基础工业训练中心虚拟仪器实验室)

Topic: Cypress Programmable System on a Chip tutorial

Brief Introduction: PSoC® is a true programmable embedded system-on-chip integrating configurable analog and digital peripheral functions, memory and a microcontroller on a single chip. And now our breakthrough new PSoC 3 and PSoC 5 architectures extend the world's only programmable embedded system design platform, shattering your design limitations.

Workshop agenda:

  • What is PSoC?
  • PSoC 3 & PSoC 5 Overview
  • PSoC Building Blocks
  • PSoC End-Equipment Solutions
  • Getting Started with PSoC
  • The details can be found here.

    Entry Form: Please send your contact information, including name, afflication, email and phone number, to Dr. Winny Wei:

    • Dr. Winny Wei
    • Email: RWEI@cypress.com
    • Phone: 86 -21-6162-2604
    • Cypress Semiconductor Shanghai Office