Intel Corp. technical conference will take place in San Francisco on September 13 - 15, 2010. In its 13th year, the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) focuses on Intel’s technology and platform roadmap directions for the next year and beyond in the areas of digital enterprise, mobility, embedded and communications, software, manufacturing and research.
Chief exec and president Paul Otellini will kick off opening day with a keynote addressing his views on the current “Computing Continuum” Intel is driving. Immediately following is a deep-dive based on Otellini’s theme by David Perlmutter, executive vice president and general manager, Intel architecture group.
Focusing on the expanding Intel Atom processor ecosystem, the Day 2 keynote will be jointly delivered by Doug Davis, vice president and general manager of Intel’s Embedded and Communications Group; and Renee James, senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s Software and Services Group.
The final keynote of the conference, on September 15, focuses on the near and not-so-near future, and delivered by Justin Rattner, vice president and director of Intel Labs, Intel’s chief technology officer and an Intel Senior Fellow.
Other highlights during IDF include the Industry Technology Showcase, home of the latest innovations demonstrated by representatives from leading technology companies. Also returning are popular Insight sessions. Intel Fellow Thomas Piazza and Opher Kahn, senior principal engineer, will discuss Intel micro-architecture codename “Sandy Bridge” in the Technology Insight on September 13. For an Industry Insight, also on Day 1, Intel Chief Information Officer Diane Bryant will be joined by a panel of peers to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing IT. Day 2 will include a Technology Insight focused on software.
All three days will feature technical session tracks. Topics include “Sandy Bridge,” cloud computing, eco-technology, Intel Atom and Intel Core processors, embedded solutions, health care IT, Intel SSDs, PCI Express, SuperSpeed USB, Unified Extensible Firmware Interfac and visual computing.
“You want to be there when the future happens,” said Mark Erwin, IDF global events manager. “IDF is your chance to collaborate with peers, experience the latest technology and exchange ideas about the future. Each day of this forward-looking conference is packed with important technical information and insights from experts.”