Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced that registration is open for its 19th annual Worldwide MASTERs Conference at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, AZ. The Main Conference takes place from August 19 to 22, 2015. The Pre-Conference is held on August 17-18, 2015.
The MASTERs Conference provides design engineers with an annual forum for sharing and exchanging technical information about Microchip’s 8-, 16-, and 32-bit PIC microcontrollers, high-performance analog and interface solutions, dsPIC digital signal controllers, wireless and mTouch sensing solutions, memory products, and MPLAB development systems—including the industry’s only singular IDE to support an entire 8-, 16-, and 32-bit microcontroller portfolio.
There is a broad range of class offerings for 2015, to meet the growing needs of software and hardware design engineers and engineering managers, with more than 100 classes being offered—39 of which are new this year. In addition to lecture-based classes, there are 47 hands-on workshops that enable attendees to learn more about specific applications by using development tools and writing code in the classrooms. Classes are available for engineers with advanced experience or little knowledge in the concepts and basics of the technology being discussed.
Based on its overwhelming success at previous MASTERs, Microchip is again offering a two-day Pre-Conference for those who wish to attend as many classes as possible during the week. These classes are also designed for beginner through advanced attendees. For example, “Introduction to Embedded Programming Using C” is a two-day, 16-hour, step-by-step crash course in C, with practical hands-on exercises.
MASTERs classes cover a wide range of electronic-engineering topics, including connectivity sessions on Ethernet, TCP/IP, USB, CAN and wireless (e.g., Bluetooth and Wi-Fi), graphics and capacitive-touch interface development, intelligent power supplies, firmware development, motor control, selecting op amps for sensor applications, DSP and using an RTOS.
Additional activities include networking sessions between third-party partners and attendees to discuss relevant design topics, meeting with third-party development tool experts and a simulated wafer fab plant tour.
Entry to the MASTERs Conference courses, a USB Flash Drive with all class materials, round-trip airport transportation, accommodations for three nights with meals, evening entertainment, and more are included in the Conference cost of $1,526, if you register by May 8, 2015 to receive the Early Bird Discount.
Source: Microchip Technology