NXP at MultiCore for Avionics Conference

NXP invites you to the MultiCore for Avionics (MCFA) Workshop. This members-only event will provide MCFA members with unique access to critical information needed to develop and certify avionics systems using COTS multicore SoCs. Experience technical insight not available in any manual. Engage with key NXP system architects and executives, MCFA peers and eco-system partners.


Day Time Agenda Speaker
Nov 3 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

General Session Kick Off/Welcome

  • MCFA Purpose, Leadership, Progress to date
  • Overview of existing materials
Steering Committee, Jeff/Pierre/Geoff Lees
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

NXP Business Update

  • Aerospace and Mobile Robotics Market Segment
  • Central R&D – 5nm/Common Evolved Arch Teaser

Jeff Steinheider

Kevork Kechichian

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Edge Processing BL

  • Layerscape and i.MX Roadmaps
  • Product management actions, longevity forecasts
  • Technical Engagement Model

Jeff Steinheider/Altaf Hussain

Altaf Hussain

Justin Duval

Michael Garcia / Marlan Winter

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Auto Processing BL

  • S32x Products andRoadmaps
  • Typical Automotive Product Collateral
  • Technical Engagement Model
Phil Pesses
Nov 5 9:00 AM - 9:05 AM Day 2 Welcome Jeff/Pierre/Geoff Lees/Altaf
9:05 AM - 11:30 AM

LX2160A Deep Dive/Certification Support Package

  • Process, Package Qualification Data
  • Architecture
  • Partitioning/Determinism
Geoff Lees
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM LX2160A and16ffc Industry Assessment MCFA Assessment Team
Nov 10 9:00 AM - 9:05 AM Day 3 Welcome Jeff/Pierre/Geoff Lees/Altaf
9:05 AM - 11:30 AM

i.MX8 Deep Dive/Certification Support Package

  • Process, Package Qualification Data
  • IP Bill of Materials, re-use
  • Architecture
  • Partitioning/Determinism
Pierre Juste
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM DDC-I: Multicore Avionics Interference Identification, Measurement, and Mitigation Mike Horgan, Technical Marketing Manager, DDC-I
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Rapita Systems: A commercial approach to certifying multicore systems for DO-178C (CAST-32A) projects Dr. Samuel Thompson, Rapita Systems
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Rapita Systems: Incremental Assurance of Multicore Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA)

Dr. Steven H. VanderLeest, Principal Engineer for Multicore Solutions at Rapita Systems, Inc.

Dave Matthews, Principal Engineer at The Boeing Company

Nov 12 9:00 AM - 9:05 AM Day 4 Welcome Jeff/Pierre/Geoff Lees/Altaf
9:05 AM - 10:15 AM S32G Technical Overview Phil Pesses
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

LDRA: Application of Software Verification Tools in Multi-core Processor Platforms with Robust Partitioning

Jay Thomas, Director, Field Engineering

11:00 AM - 11:30 PM i.MX8QM Overview Altaf Hussain
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM GreenHills: Software Considerations for Heterogeneous Arm Cores in Avionics

Richard Jaenicke; Director of Marketing

Safety and Security-Critical Products

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Arm Functionally Safe IP Srikanth Rengarajan, Senior Product Manager, Automotive Line Of Business
12:50 PM - 1:00 PM Wrap-Up Jeff/Pierre/Geoff Lees/Altaf, Steering Committee

Receive Updates on

NXP multicore SoC roadmaps (Layerscape, i.MX, Automotive S32x families)

Certification support package presentations

Software and tools for mixed criticality systems