Judging and Awards Timeline

Entries will be judged in September and October of 2016 by a panel of EE Times and EDN editors as well as independent judges from the across the industry.

Entries will be judged based on the awards criteria.

Finalists will be notified in late October 2016 via email. Winners will not be announced until the award ceremony on December 7, 2016, at the ACE Awards event at the San Jose Convention Center.

Key Dates and Deadlines:

Open for entries: May 1, 2016
Reception tickets available: August 1, 2016
Early Bird: June 15, 2016
Official entry deadline: September 9, 2016
Finalists announced: November 1, 2016
Awards ceremony: December 7, 2016

2016 Judging Panel:

Erach Desai
Financial Advisor
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Michael Dunn
Technical Editor, EDN
UBM

Gene Frantz
Professor
Rice University

Jessica Lipsky
Associate Editor, EE Times
UBM

Jessica MacNeil
Senior Editor, EDN
UBM

John Mashey
Consultant
TechViser

Lucio Lanza
Managing Director
Lanza Tech Ventures

Max Maxfield
Content Chief, Embedded.com and Embedded Systems Conference
UBM

Hailey McKeefry
Editor-in-Chief, EBN
UBM

Rick Merritt
Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, EE Times
UBM

Rich Quinnell
Senior Technical Editor, EDN, EE Times
UBM

Susan Rambo
Executive Editor, EE Times
UBM

Martin Rowe
Senior Technical Editor, EDN, EE Times
UBM

William Tai
General Partner
Charles River Ventures

Steve Taranovich
Senior Technical Editor, EDN, EE Times, Planet Analog
UBM

Junko Yoshida
Chief International Correspondent, EE Times
UBM