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Atmel Selects San Jose to Host 2012 Technology Live Developer Conference

Monday, December 05, 2011

Atmel Selects San Jose to Host 2012 Technology Live Developer Conference11:00 EST Monday, December 05, 2011- Atmel to showcase microcontroller and touch solutions through demonstrations and hands-on workshops - Attendees gain access to Atmel executives and technology experts during the three-day Atmel developer conference beginning on September 11, 2012 at the San Jose Convention CenterSAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel® Corporation, a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, the City of San Jose, and Team San Jose, the manager of the convention center and convention and visitors bureau, today announced the 2012 Atmel Technology Live (ATL) Developer Conference scheduled for three days beginning on September 11, 2012. This conference is an exclusive opportunity for developers to interact with the experts behind the products and solutions Atmel offers.  From formal and informal discussions to hands-on workshops and demos, ATL is primed to deliver what developers need to sharpen their technical expertise. The conference will be held at the San Jose Convention Center located at 150 West San Carlos, San Jose, CA. To save the date and register for updates about this event, sign up at:"Just as San Jose is at the heart of Silicon Valley, Atmel is at the heart of thousands of today's most influential and inspiring electronics devices. Therefore, to celebrate our synergy with the city and the technology community, we are very pleased to be working with the city of San Jose to showcase our solutions that enable our customers to create products that help drive innovation," said Alf-Egil Bogen, co-inventor of the AVR and Chief Marketing Officer, Atmel. "Through its support network, development tools and microcontroller-based solutions, Atmel has built a very loyal base of highly qualified and respected engineers and so it is only fitting to hold our first ever face-to-face developers conference in the city where it all started.""For the past 26 years, we have been fortunate to have an outstanding corporate citizen like Atmel Corporation make its home in San Jose," said Mayor Chuck Reed. "We are extremely excited to partner with the company to launch its first-ever developer conference here in the heart of Silicon Valley and invite attendees to experience the amazing restaurants, entertainment venues and amenities that Downtown San Jose has to offer."The conference will deliver:  Hours of technical hands-on workshops Live product demos showcasing new features and capabilities Technology updates and product announcements Panel discussions and exciting keynotesTo save the date and register for updates about this event, sign up at: Atmel on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.About AtmelAtmel Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel is able to provide the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on industrial, consumer, communications, computing and automotive markets.© 2011 Atmel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Atmel®, Atmel logo and combinations thereof,   and others are registered trademarks, or trademarks of Atmel Corporation or its subsidiaries. Other terms and product names may be trademarks of others.Press ContactClive Over, Director, Public Relations Email: Ph: 408/436-4305SOURCE Atmel Corporation