Industry Experts Gather for the IESF 2016 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Design Conference

Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the agenda for its 16th annual Integrated Electrical Solutions Forum. IESF 2016 is a day-long, free conference which covers all aspects of electrical and electronic design/simulation within the automotive, commercial vehicle and off-highway industries. IESF 2016 will be held Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at the Ford Conference Center in Dearborn, Mich., USA.

The IESF program includes numerous industry presentations, breakout tracks on specialist topics, a solutions exposition, product demonstrations and networking events. IESF continues to be the only event with tracks dedicated to electrical systems design and wire harness engineering in the automotive sector. New to the event this year is a dedicated track on Automotive Functional Safety and ISO26262 topics and sessions on LED lighting thermal design.

Other topics among the 50 sessions include the following:

  • Keynote: Lawrence D. Burns, Ph.D. – Transforming Mobility: The Signal in the Noise
  • Paul Hansen, Editor, The Hansen Report – Industry Update: Electrical & Electronics 2016 Automotive Industry Trends & Observations
  • Bill Presley, Vice President Electrical Engineering, Lear Corporation – CAE Design Validation Testing Trends for Vehicle Systems Development
  • Matt Jones, Head of IVI, Jaguar Land Rover – The Growing Sphere of Infotainment – What Does the Customer Actually Want?
  • Roger C. Lanctot, Director – Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics – Managing Automotive Software: How the Upcoming FOTA Tidal Wave Will Change Everything
  • Jim Motavalli, New York Times – Plugging in the Auto Industry: The Challenges and the Opportunities
  • Steve Polakowski, President, ESG Automotive, Inc. – Addressing the Ever Changing Automotive Electrical Design Challenge – Trends, Solutions and Skills!
  • Plus another 45 sessions, panels, 8 breakout tracks, a solutions expo and numerous networking events – all in one day!

For more information on IESF, visit:

About Mentor Automotive

Mentor Automotive provides a leading portfolio of automotive design tools and software, built on deep expertise in systems engineering, to help customers solve the most complex design challenges facing the industry. Solutions reside in three key areas for automotive electrical and electronic design: connectivity and networking; in-car experience; and sub-systems and technology. More information:

About Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues in the last fiscal year of approximately $1.18 billion. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777.

Contact Information

Mentor Graphics – Veloce Emulation Platform

8005 SW Boeckman Rd.
Wilsonville, OR, 97070

tele: 1-503-685-8000
toll-free: 1-800-547-3000

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