IEEE Computer Society

Southeastern Michigan Chapter


Embedded Systems Workshop 2015 - Technical Sessions and Lunch

Date & Time

Saturday, October 24, 2015 8:30am - 4:00pm EDT


IEEE Southeastern Michigan Computer Society Chapter, jointly with Oakland University School of Engineering and Computer Science is offering a one-day (free) workshop on Embedded Systems. The Annual Embedded Systems workshop is open to all engineers and students. This is an annual workshop in a series of in-depth workshops in embedded system design and applications. The aim of this workshop is to disseminate knowledge, benefit the IEEE members and indirectly improve the technology and Michigan economy. Speakers and experts from the embedded systems industry will be making presentations, and will also be available for discussions and networking throughout the day.

See the Embedded Systems Workshop 2014 presentations and schedule from last year.


You must register. Register online and indicate your lunch preference: turkey, chicken or cheese sandwich. For Technical questions, contact: Prof. Subra Ganesan at: .

Download the PDF flyer.

More information and a registration link can be found on the Embedded Systems Workshop vTools Calendar Meeting page.


Dr. Subramaniam Ganesan, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oakland University is the host and welcome address speaker. Prof. Ganesan is the Chapter Chair.

Workshop Technical Program Advanced Schedule

8:30am ** Registration and coffee, Sponsor Tables **
8:55am Welcome
Dr. Subra Ganesan, IEEE Computer Society Chapter,   School of Engineering and Computer Science,   Oakland University
9:00am Inauguration
Dr. Louay Chamra, Oakland Univ., Dean SECS, Dr.Dan Aloi, Chair ECE
9:10am Keynote speech "Top Ten Health Technology Predictions by First Lady of Emerging Technologies"
Dr. Satwant Kaur
9:50am Writing Portable & Robust Firmware for Embedded Systems
Jacob Beningo, Beningo Engineering
10:30am ** Break, Sponsor Tables **
10:55am Automotive Technical Trends: Security, CAN FD, Ethernet
Dave Robins Intrepid Control Systems
11:25am Embedded Systems Application Innovation
Ron Felice, IBM
12:10pm ** Complimentary Boxed Lunch from sponsors, including Networking Session and Vendor Tables **
** Vendors' Informal Job Openings and Career Information **
** Drawing for Door Prizes **
12:45pm Embedded Systems development- Sometimes it is not all about Software
David Merrill, Polarion
1:30pm Real-Time Analysis and Modeling Engine Control
Tobias Gutjahr, ETAS
2:15pm ** Break **
2:30pm AUTOSAR and Functional Safety: Overview
Salvador Almanza-Garcia Vector CANTech
3:10pm Multi-Core ARM Processors in Embedded Systems
Will Tu
4:00pm ** Break **
Closing Remarks and **Drawing for Door Prizes

Printable view of this program schedule in html
Printable PDF of this program schedule


Sponsorships and vendor tables are available. Contact .

Organizational Partners and Co-Sponsors
Oakland University
IEEE Computer Society Chapter

Industry sponsors (tentative)
Vector CANtech Inc.
Intrepid Control Systems
Beningo Engineering

Workshop Deadlines and Planning Timeline

August 8, 2015 Workshop date announced as Saturday, October 24th
Workshop web site created
RSS news feed established for Workshop announcements
August, 2015 Speakers selected, preliminary program finialized
August 24, 2015 Registration site open
September 8, 2015 Email announcement, call for participation
October, 2015 Second email, registration reminder
October 22, 2015 Registration closes, lunches ordered
October 24, 2015 Workshop