April 18-19, 2018Boston, MABoston Convention and Exhibition Center

Conference Overview

Two Full Days. Four Comprehensive Tracks. One Unmatched Experience.

Back with another powerful lineup of cutting edge content, Embedded System Conference (ESC) Boston delivers two days of expert-led education you can't find anywhere else in the nation. It's your chance to get up to speed with the strategies and techniques that turn concepts into competitive products. With industry-leading speakers and a range of engaging formats, this unmatched program gives embedded engineers the deep-dive, technical education that will advance expertise and inspire breakthroughs.

Conference Hours

Wednesday, April 18
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 19
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

ESC Conference Tracks

Embedded Hardware Design & Verification

Learn the latest in low-power design, systems architecture, debug and test, security, sensors, and rapid prototyping to you help engineer more efficient products. View schedule »

Embedded Software Design & Verification

A must for all embedded systems developers, this track drills down into the new thinking behind device drivers, open- source software, code reliability, and beyond. View schedule »

IoT & Connected Devices

Learn how networks are growing, integrating, and improving the way we experience the world. Topics include architecture, firmware, application software, and more. View schedule »

Advanced Technologies

The future is now. VR, autonomous vehicles, embedded speech, and AI are reshaping the tech landscape. Learn how these innovations and others will impact your work. View schedule »

Early-Bird Discounts Now Available — Save $400 When You Register Today!

Session Formats


Two- and four-hour sessions that explore technical topics in depth and detail. Tutorials may include development boards and hands-on training.

Technical Sessions

45-minute practical sessions on tips, tricks, and techniques to reduce development time, cut costs, and improving performance across products.


Compelling, moderated conversations with a variety of embedded systems experts, giving you rich insights through a range of diverse perspectives.

Bonus! Access Hours of Networking & Expo Events

The insights don't stop at the conference room. Your expo pass also gives you full access to the expo, including ESC Engineering Theater presentations, peer-to-peer networking events, powerful keynote presentations, sponsored sessions showcasing products and services from leading companies — as well as access to leading suppliers, prize giveaways, and more.

Justification Toolkit

Need help securing the budget or time off to attend ESC Boston? We've created several resources for you. View Toolkit »

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