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AMD Announces Keynote Lineup for APU13: A Tour de Force of Heterogeneous Compute Leaders


Third annual AMD Developer Summit brings top minds together to propel the future of computing architectures, programming and experiences


AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the initial lineup of keynote speakers for the 2013 AMD Developer Summit, APU13. The third annual three-day event will be held in San Jose, Calif., Nov. 11-14, 2013, where AMD and industry leaders will delve into key market trends regarding next generation software and computing experience development, the emerging Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) standard, and the latest in the use of industry-standard application programming interfaces such as OpenCL™, Microsoft DirectCompute and C++ AMP.

“The third annual AMD Developer Summit will again bring together the top minds from the developer and computing communities into one event focused on the innovators and technologies that will make heterogeneous computing accessible to mainstream developers,” said Manju Hegde, corporate vice president, Heterogeneous Solutions at AMD. “By bringing together academia, developers and the larger computing ecosystem, we continue to drive open and industry standards for widespread adoption by developers. Our goal is to provide improved, breakthrough computing experiences for end users.”

Joining AMD speakers Lisa Su, senior vice president and general manager, Global Business Units; Mark Papermaster, senior vice president and chief technology officer; and Phil Rogers, corporate fellow, are thought leaders from some of today’s foremost technology companies including:

• Mike Muller, CTO - ARM
• Johan Andersson, Chief Architect - DICE
• Tony King-Smith, Executive Vice President, Marketing – Imagination Technologies
• Chienping Lu, Senior Director - Mediatek USA
• Nandini Ramani, Vice President of Development - Oracle Solutions
• David Helgason, Founder & CEO - Unity Technologies

“I am pleased to be a keynote speaker at AMD’s APU13,” said Nandini Ramani, Development Vice President at Oracle. “Each year, this conference gives its audience a chance to hear the latest developments in heterogeneous computing and related technologies. During my keynote, I’ll share insights around Oracle’s innovations and technologies that support open standards-based ecosystems.”

APU13 will feature breakout sessions focused on industry trends in computing. In February, AMD announced two new additions to the conference agenda including a much-requested gaming focus: the 2013 AMD Game Developer Summit. This addition will showcase the latest GPU and APU technologies and their inclusion in the most widespread or next-generation gaming platforms across mobile, tablet, PC, online/cloud and console.

Registration for APU13 is now open and tickets can be purchased for $695. Register before August 31 and enter for a chance to be a part of the Influencer Insights Program, an exclusive group able to participate in candid conversations with industry thought leaders. For more information about APU13 features and registration details, visit the APU13 website at


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