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Welcome to the 2014 ITC Web

ITC TestWeek has begun at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington!

View TestWeek on your Mobile Device

Click on for a Mobile (or tablet or laptop) ready version of the ITC program. Paper yellow cards are gone this year, rate sessions by going to the entry for a session and clicking on the RATE SESSION n link.

ITC Final Program Available.

Get ready for ITC (starting October 21) by downloading the Final Program today.
The 2014 Advance Program is still available. It contains hotel information and information on registration fees.

Register for ITC On-Site

Now that ITC has begun, please register on-site at the Washington State Convention Center.


Aart de Geus

Hear Aart de Geus, ITC Tuesday Plenary Keynote Speaker

Join us at 9:00 am Tuesday October 21 to hear Aart de Geus, Chairman and CEO of Synopsys, present the 2014 ITC Keynote address, Testing Positive… for Complexity!

This year we have two plenary addresses and an exciting all-star plenary panel. Find out more on the Plenary Page.

See More About our Exciting Program Highlights by Clicking on a Button Below

Eating at ITC

ITC Testweek is also Seattle Restaurant Week, with special deals at Seattle restaurants. Visit the Seattle Restaurant Week page for more information.

Attend ITC Tutorials and Workshops.

This year at ITC we have 12 great tutorials Sunday and Monday of TestWeek and two great Workshops starting Thursday evening and running all day Friday. Find more details at the Tutorials Page and the Workshop page.
You can register for Workshops and Tutorials using the ITC Registration System, either along with your ITC registration or separately

2014 ITC Proceedings now Available.

All registered program attendees should have received an email giving the location and password for the 2014 ITC Proceedings. You can download the proceedings at your leisure before arriving in Seattle, and look at this year’s papers.

On-site program attendees will receive a password at registration.

Get the latest on test products at the ITC Corporate Forum.

The Corporate Forum lets you hear the latest on products and techniques from ITC Exhibitor. The Corporate Forum track will be on Tuesday and Wednesday in a comfortable meeting area adjacent to the exhibits floor. See the schedule on the ITC Corporate Forum page.

ITC Announces Partnership with VLSIresearch.

VLSIresearch is an award-winning provider of market research and economic analysis on the technical, business, and economic aspects within semiconductor, nanotechnology, and related industries. VLSIresearch provides intelligence for faster and better decision making in the areas of semiconductors, photovoltaics, LEDs, display, manufacturing, materials, and critical subsystems. VLSIresearch was founded in 1976.
Visit them at

Attend the 2014 ITC Elevator Pitches.

The Elevator Pitch session allows researchers to give brief glimpses of their work – just enough for you to get interested in finding out more. The pitches will be given this year in Session 13, Wednesday October 22 from 10:30 am – 12:00. Speakers this year are:

  • S. Bhattacharyya, Cyberonics

  • K. Chakrabarty, Duke University

  • A. Chatterjee, Georgia Institute of Technology

  • J. Dworak, Southern Methodist University

  • S. Eichenberger, NXP Semiconductors

  • X. Li, Carnegie Mellon University

  • D. Mukhopaday, IIT Kharagpur

  • N. Nicolici, McMaster University

  • D. O’Brien, Intel

  • D. Park, Optimal+

  • B. Petrakis, Cadence

  • T-C. Yang, TSMC

The elevator pitch session was organized by Y. Li and S. Sen, Intel and M. Maniatakos, New York University

Join Us at the Museum of Flight for the 2014 ITC Welcome Reception

Museum of Flight

Join Us at the ITC Welcome Reception.

ITC’s Welcome Reception will be held Tuesday, October 21 at the famed Museum of Flight as ITC celebrates its 45th conference year. Network with colleagues as you enjoy the museum’s collection of more than 150 historic air and spacecraft, and experience the interactive attractions and thrilling simulators. Transportation to this exciting venue provided by ITC. Welcome reception hours are 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Attend Three Exciting ITC Panels

ITC panels are where you find out what the leading test experts really think. This year we have three:

  • Analog Design-for-Test: What’s the Real Story? – Monday, October 20.

  • Open Problems in Design, Verification, and Test: Why Is It (Not) Business as Usual? – Tuesday, October 21.

  • Special Plenary Panel: Wisdom from the Giants – Wednesday, October 22.

Find out more about the panels and the panelists at the ITC Panel Page

2014 ITC Corporate Forum Announced

The ITC Corporate Forum allows you to hear presentations from ITC Exhibitors in a comfortable meeting area adjacent to the exhibits floor. Click here for the Corporate Forum Schedule.

ITC 2014 Advance Program Now Available

The ITC 2014 Advance Program is now available to be downloaded. The AP gives you a full picture of the events of test week, including the full set of technical presentations, the plenary sessions, and information about Seattle. Download it today.

Grow Your Knowledge with ITC Tutorials

This year there are 12 great tutorials on Sunday and Monday of ITC TestWeek. Get the full list of tutorials and registration details on the ITC Tutorials Page.
Tutorials are a great opportunity for all attendees to learn new skills and refresh your knowledge. The interactive classroom style format led by experts in their respective branches of Design and Test

ITC Plenary Sessions Announced

Opening Plenary Keynote, Tuesday October 21

Aart de Geus

Chairman and CEO, Synopsys

Testing Positive… for Complexity!

Aart de Geus

Plenary Panel, Wednesday October 22

Wisdom from the Giants

Moderator: Kent Fuchs, Cornell

Panelists (in alphabetical order)

Jacob Abraham
Vishwani Agrawal
Bill Bottoms
Mel Breuer
Wojciech Maly
Sudhakar Reddy
T. W. Williams

Thursday Plenary Keynote, October 23

Automated Software Testing for the 21st Century

Patrice Godefroid

Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research

Patrice Godefroid

Find more information about ITC Plenary Sessions at the Plenary Session Page.

ITC Announces A Super Slate of Invited Speakers

In 2014 the International Test Conference has the most powerful slate of invited talks in the history of our conference, covering a wide range of topics from the changing characteristics of test in the most advanced (FinFET) technology nodes all the way to the role of test for the internet of everything. Here is just the a first sampling of our invited speakers.

You can see the entire set at The Invited Speakers Page


Paul Ryan
Leading Edge Defect Trends and the Strategic Test Gaps They Expose

Bong Hyun Lee
Thermal-Aware Mobile SoC Design and Test in 14nm Finfet Technology

Saman Adham
The Importance of DFX, A Foundry Perspective

Sajjad Pagarkar
Challenges of Testing 100M Chips

Greg Yeric
Design, Technology and Yield in the Post-Moore Era

Yue Liang
Yield and Performance Improvement Through Technology-Design Co-optimization in Advanced Technology Nodes

Yervant Zorian
Design, Test & Repair Methodology for FinFET-based Memories

Keith Bowman
Trading-Off On-Die Observability for Cache Minimum Supply Voltage Reduction in System-on-Chip (SoC) Processors

TM Mak
Interposer Test – Testing PCBs that Have Shrunk 100x

Madhavan Swaminathan
Georgia Tech 
Managing Signal, Power and Thermal Integrity for 3D Integration

ITC 2014 Workshops Announced

There will be two Workshops after the 2014 ITC, starting the afternoon of October 23 and going all day October 24. ITC 2014 Workshops are:

  • 3D-TEST: 5th IEEE International Workshop on Testing Three Dimensional Stacked ICs

  • DATA: IEEE Workshop on Defects, Adaptive Test and Data Analysis

More information can be found at the ITC Workshop Page

About ITC

International Test Conference, the cornerstone of TestWeek™ events, is the world’s premier conference dedicated to the electronic test of devices, boards and systems-covering the complete cycle from design verification and validation, test (DFT, ATPG, and BIST), diagnosis, failure analysis and back to process, yield, reliability and design improvement. At ITC, test and design professionals can confront the challenges the industry faces, and learn how these challenges are being addressed by the combined efforts of academia, design tool and equipment suppliers, designers, and test engineers.

Press Coverage of ITC

Link to article in Evaluation Engineering by Rick Nelson on products announced and highlighted at ITC 2013.

Seattle, Washington: The Home of ITC in 2014

ITC will be in beautiful Seattle in 2014.

Seattle Skyline
Seattle’s Skyline with Space Needle
Photograph: Howard Frisk

Washington State Convention Center
Photograph: Tim Thompson

Lots of seafood at the famous Pike Place Market
Photograph: Tim Thompson

See you at ITC 2014 in Seattle

Chip Design Magazine an ITC Media Partner

Chip Design – addresses the information needs of the leading-edge, upper-mainstream, and system-level programmable logic IC designers. Visit them on-line at

Evaluation Engineering Magazine and ITC are Media Partners

Evaluation Engineering is the magazine for engineers and engineering managers responsible for test and total product quality in electronics. Evaluation Engineering is written by engineers for engineers Visit them at or on the ITC Exhibit Floor in September.

Updates and News

Visit the ITC Blog.

Visit the just started ITC Blog from Scott Davidson (your webmaster) which will have some behind the scenes news from ITC. Please visit and add your comments, we always want your feedback.

About International Test Conference

Background information about ITC.

Important Links

The ITC Exhibitors Home Page

ITC on Google Plus

ITC Group on Linked in.

Media Partners

Author Log-in to ITC Program Site

More information:

ITC office
phone: +1 (202) 973-8665
fax: +1 (202) 331-0111