Tools for HW Acceleration Event [Jan. 15, 2021]

We would like to invite you to a new online event organized by our HW Acceleration Network NL. Based on your feedback in the previous event, the focus of this event will be on “Tools for HW acceleration”, with topics ranging from OpenCL and Vitis to machine learning model synthesis.

The event will be held on Jan 15, 2021, 15:00 – 17:00. Please register through the form in the LinkedIn post or by email (

Below, you’ll find the program of the event. Details of the talks that will take place can be found in the form. Looking forward to meeting you again virtually.

14:45 – 15:00 Zoom link open. Walk-in welcome

15:00 – 15:10 Welcome, introductions and update on network
15:10 – 15:30 Steven van der Vlugt, ASTRON. High Level FPGA Programming in the Industry
15:30 – 15:50 Stefano Corda, TU/e. Radio-astronomical imaging acceleration on Xilinx Vitis

15:50 – 16:00 Break, grab your drink and chit-chat

16:00 – 16:20 Jan Kuper, QbayLogic. Model Based FPGA Design using Clash
16:20 – 16:40 Jakoba Petri-Koenig, TUDelft/Xilinx. FINN: Fast, Scalable Neural Network Inference on FPGAs
16:40 – 17:00 Discussion, Q&A and feedback.