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Ransom Stephens and Ovi Jacob Headline EDI CON USA 2018 Plenary Keynotes


Industry leaders look to surprise, intrigue, and inspire this year’s attendees.

EDI CON USA, the industry event that brings together RF/microwave and high-speed digital design engineers and system integrators, announces its plenary keynote speakers—Ovi Jacob and Ransom Stephens—for the 2018 conference, which will be held in Santa Clara, CA October 17 and 18. All passholders will be eligible to see these talks, each happening at 11:30AM.

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018,Ovi Jacob, Director of Business Development at Vayyar Imaging, will provide a fascinating glimpse at technology that is changing the world, and our ability to survive in it. In his talk, “Looking Deeper: Using Radar to Save Lives and Improve the World” Jacob will address how radar is being used for life-saving cancer detection, as well as in everyday applications in automobiles and smart homes. In short, novel uses of radar are improving the world.

Ovi Jacob, Director of Business Development at Vayyar Imaging

On day two, Thursday October 18th, industry icon, author, and physicist extraordinaire Ransom Stephens will provide his humorous and slightly irreverent take on innovation in his talk “Innovation, Incorporation, and Integrity.” In this keynote, Stephens promises to provide a perspective-altering view of your role in the company you work for: why you should stay, when you should walk, and how you can run.

Ransom Stephens, industry icon, author, and physicist extraordinaire.

In addition to the above plenary keynote talks, EDI CON USA offers two full days of technical programming including EDI CON University, the 5G Symposium, the High-Speed Digital Symposium, technical papers, workshops, and panels. The event also includes a celebration of innovation in the EDI CON EXPO hall, complete with show-floor networking opportunities and speed trainings.

More information and registration is available online. EDI CON USA 2018 is supported by its primary media sponsors, Microwave Journal and Signal Integrity Journal. More information, including how to exhibit and register for EDI CON USA 2018, is available at http://www.ediconusa.com.

EDI CON USA uniquely brings together RF, microwave, EMC/EMI, and high-speed digital design engineers and system integrators for networking, training, and learning opportunities. Attendees come to EDI CON USA to find solutions, products, and design ideas that they can put into immediate practice for today’s communication, defense, consumer electronics, aerospace, and medical industries. Drawing attendees from both the analog and digital spheres, EDI CON enables designers to see techniques and technologies used in other applications that could be applied or adapted to solve their latest design challenges. The exhibition hall features product displays, demonstrations, interactive sessions, speed trainings, networking opportunities, and educational talks that address all aspects of design, simulation, test, and verification. www.ediconusa.com

About the Organizers
EDI CON USA is organized by Microwave Journal, the Signal Integrity Journal, and the event planning division of their parent company, Horizon House. Microwave Journal, Signal Integrity Journal, and Horizon House also team with Microwave Journal China and ACT International (Hong Kong) to organize and produce EDI CON China (April 16-18, 2019). An experienced and well-established organizer of targeted events, Horizon House additionally organizes European Microwave Week (EuMW) on behalf of the European Microwave Association (EuMA). To subscribe to Signal Integrity Journal, visit www.signalintegrityjournal.com. To subscribe to Microwave Journal, visit http://www.mwjournal.com.