Training & Events

Upcoming Training & Events:

May 22, 2018 VESA DisplayPort Workshop, Shanghai, China. – GRL will host a free DisplayPort Logo Compliance Testing Suite for VESA members. Contact Hans Cheng for details.

June 12, 2018 Hands-on training on USB Power Delivery, Munich, Germany. – GRL will host hands-on Power Delivery training. Visit the event page for registration and additional details.

June 14, 2018 Signal Integrity and Power Integrity Seminar, Santa Clara, CA – GRL will host a free seminar on Signal Integrity and Power Integrity Tools for an AI, Autonomous, 5G, Cloud World. Contact Quintin Anderson for details.

June 25-27, 2018 Design Automation Conference, San Francisco, CA – In partnership with SanKalp Semiconductor (booth 2457), GRL will demonstrate test solutions for USB power delivery 3.0 and USB type-CTM (GRL-USB-PD-C2).

Past Trainings & Events:


May 15, 2018 VESA DisplayPort Workshop, Tokyo, Japan. – GRL hosted a free DisplayPort Logo Compliance Testing Suite for VESA members. Contact Yokoyama Minoru for details.

May 3, 2018  VESA DisplayPort Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan. – GRL hosted free DisplayPort Logo Compliance Testing Suite for VESA members. Contact How Wu for details.

April 19, 2018 HardwareCon @ San Jose, CA – GRL represented Thread Group in a interactive panel at the IoT Summit held in HardwareCon. Panel went from 11am-12 pm. Contact  Vamshi Kandalla for more information.

May 3rd, 2018 VESA Workshop @ Taipei, Taiwan – GRL speaker presented on DisplayPort techniques. For more information contact Evan Sun.

May 7-11, 2018 VESA Plugfest @ Taipei, Taiwan – GRL promoted Displayport services. For more information contact Evan Sun.

March 22, 2018 Type-CTM Charger Seminar @ Dongguan, China – in partnership Qualcomm, NXP, Cypress, Weltrend and Fresco Logic hosted a full-day hands-on seminar. For more information contact Evan Sun.

March 13-15, 2018 ThunderboltTM Docking Display Workshop @ Shenzhen, China – GRL partnered with Intel Thunderbolt team to assist developers and detected potential issues and accelerate readiness for production. For more information contact Evan Sun.

Mach 5-9, 2018 Thunderbolt™ Plugfest @ Taipei, Taiwan – GRL presented GRL TBT3 test services and GRL-USB-PD-C2 controller.

March 1, 2018 Mobile World Congress @ Barcelona, Spain – in partnership with Mobileconn Technology Co. GR: demonstrated its Second Generation USB Power Delivery and USB Type-C™ Tester supporting USB PD 3.0 and QuickChargeTM 4 technologies. Contact  Vamshi Kandalla for more information.

February 27, 2018 Datacom seminar with Keysight @ Santa Clara, CA – GRL hosted a free seminar on Characterizing 400G/PAM4 Designs Electrical, Protocol and Performance. Click here to download presentations.

January 29 – February 2, 2018 USB-IF Compliance workshop #107 @ Burlingame, CA – For more information contact Vamshi Kandalla.

January 31 – February 1, 2018 DesignCon @ Santa Clara Convention Center  – GRL (booth 1154) demonstrated 56G PAM-4 optical stressed eye generation and PAM-4 RX electrical test automation in partnership with iXblue Anritsu and Tektronix . GRL also showcased test solutions for USB power delivery 3.0 and USB type-CTM(GRL-USB-PD-C2) and PCIe 3.0 and 4.0 transmitter compliance (GRL-PCIE34-TXP1). Contact Vamshi Kandalla for more information.


December 5-8 2017, PCI-SIG workshop, Burlingame, CA -GRL will partner with Tektronix to host a PCI Express Compliance Testing Suite for PCI-SIG members. Contact Quintin Anderson for more details.
December 12-13, 2017, High Speed Test Seminar, Taipei, Taiwan– GRL will partner with Anritsu to promote high speed testing. Contact JJ Chou for more information.

November 29, 2017, Product Preview Event, Tokyo, Japan– GRL supported Goppa to emphasize their product’s proven high quality and highlight the significance of  PD compliance.

November 21, 2017,GRL-Keysight Demos, Ibaragi, Japan – GRL partnered with Keysight for a Demo and Presentation of PD-C2.

November 16, 2017, What’s New in SAS1-4 and SATA Test Solutions Webinar– GRL presented with Tektronix. Click here for the recorded webinar.

November 13-17, 2017, VESA Display Port Workshop, Burlingame, CA – GRL partnered with Tektronix to host a free DisplayPort Compliance Testing Suite for VESA members. Download presentation materials here for VESA members only.

Nov 7-9, 2017, Apple Accessory Developer Summit, Shenzhen, China. – GRL will hosted a booth in Ballroom “Zhou”. Promoted MFi, HomeKit, USB and USB Type C test services and test solutions GRL offers.

November 9, 2017,  USB Type-C Design Modeling & Simulation Webcast – GRL presented with Keysight Technologies EEsof EDA.  Click here for more details

Nov 6, 2017, The First Type C Charger Seminar, Shenzhen, China. – GRL teamed up with Qualcomm, NXP, Fresco Logic, Weltrend and Keysight to host a free seminar focused on USB-PD 2.0, USB-PD 3.0 and Qualcomm Quick Charge 4/4+.

November 2, 2017, Gen4 Server & Storage Standards Seminar, Santa Clara, CA – presented with Tektronix.
Download Presentation – SAS-4: from 12Gbps to 22.5 Gbps (file labeled SAS-4-RX_Tek_FINAL_110217)
Download Presentation – PCI Express 3.0/4.0 Receiver Testing (file labeled GRL_PCIe-RX_Tek_FINAL_110217)

October 24-26 2017, 1st Thunderbolt™ 3 Docking Display Workshop, Shenzhen – GRL worked with other partners and Intel Thunderbolt Team to assist Thunderbolt 3 developers to detect potential issues, and accelerate readiness to the market.

October 24-25 2017, Developer Days, Taipei, Taiwan –  GRL showcased USB Type-C Power Delivery Test compliance unit.

October 17-18, 2017, Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit, Hongkong, China –  For more information contact Evan Sun.

October 18-19, 2017, SDA Fall General Assembly, Okinawa Japan – GRL presented services for SD card eco-system.

September 26-27, 2017, Developer Days in Vancouver, Canada – GRL released and showcased USB Type-C Power Delivery Test compliance unit.

August 21, 2017 USB – IF Compliance Workshop #105, Portland, OR – For more information contact Vamshi Kandalla.

September 7, 2017, High Speed Computing & Networking Test Seminar Seoul, South Korea – presented with Anritsu.  Contact Evan Sun for details.

September 15, 2017, High Speed Computing & Networking Test Seminar Shanghai, China – presented with Tektronix. Contact Evan Sun for details.

August 1-4, 2017, PCI-SIG Compliance Workshop #102, Milpitas, CA – For more information contact Vamshi Kandalla.

July 11 and July 13, 2017, Video Protocols Design & Test Seminar Shanghai, China & Taipei, Taiwan – presented with Teledyne LeCroy. Download Presentations.

July 14, 2017, USB & Thunderbolt Test Seminar – presented with Keysight Technologies in Bangalore, India.  Contact Vamshi Kandalla for details.

June 26-30, VESA DisplayPort PlugTest, Taipei, Taiwan. – GRL hosted free DisplayPort Logo Compliance Testing Suite for VESA members. Contact How Wu for details.

June 22, VESA Seminar in Taipei, Taiwan. Contact How Wu for more info.

June 20, 2017 @ Keysight Technologies, Novi, Michigan  – GRL and Keysight Seminar USB 3.1, Type-C, and Power Delivery – Design and Test Challenges and Solutions. Download presentations.

June 1-2, 2017  @ Smart Home conference Computex Taipei, Taiwan – GRL represented Thread and gave a panel discussion. For more information contact Vamshi Kandalla

April 26-28 @ SD card Association General Assembly Meeting in Taipei, Taiwan – GRL presented at Interoperability workshop and demonstrated new UHS-II Micro SD card test fixture.

April 11, 2017 @ Keysight Technologies, Englewood, Colorado & Thursday April 20, 2017 Schaumburg, Illinois – GRL and Keysight Seminar USB 3.1, Type-C, and Power Delivery – Design and Test Challenges and Solutions. Download presentations.

March 13-17, 2017 @ VESA DisplayPort PlugTest, Burlingame, California – GRL hosted a free DisplayPort Pre-Compliance Testing Suite for VESA members. Contact GRL for GRL presentation on DP 1.4 Compliance Program updates (VESA members only).

February 15, 2017 @ Shenzhen, China & Friday, February 17, 2016 @ Taipei, Taiwan – GRL presentation on HDMI Alt Mode/USB Type-C Testing – HDMI Developer Conference (HDMI Adopters only).

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ Taipei, Taiwan & Wednesday, February 15, 2016 @ HsinChu, Taiwan – GRL presented on PCIe Gen4, USB Type-C Testing – Joint Seminar with Anritsu.

January 31-February 2, 2017 DesignCon @ Santa Clara Convention Center  – GRL demonstrated Test Solutions for USB Power Delivery, PCIe 4.0, USB 3.1, and PAM-4.


December 6-9, 2016 @ PCI-SIG Compliance Workshop #100, Milpitas, CA  – GRL supported Tektronix Gold Suite.

December 12-16, 2016 @ VESA DisplayPort PlugTest, Taipei, Taiwan  – GRL hosted free DisplayPort Logo Compliance Testing Suite for VESA members.

December 01, 2016 @ Keysight Technologies Japan, Hachioji, Tokyo  – Web Seminar “USB Type-C and Power Delivery”, GRL Japan Engineering Manager Kiyoki Sekine presenting.

September 13-15, 2016 @ VESA DisplayPort PlugTest, Burlingame, CA – GRL hosted free DisplayPort Logo Compliance Testing Suite for VESA members.  Contact Quintin Anderson for details

July 11-15, 2016 @ Taipei, Taiwan – Thunderbolt™ 3 Developer Plugfest

June 6th-8th @ TX, the Austin Convention Center – Design Automation Conference (DAC)

 June 9 @ Tokyo, June 13 @ Taipei, June 1 @ Shenzhen 5 – VESA Workshop on DisplayPort and DisplayPort over USB-C product implementation.

May 17 @ Taipei, May 18 @ Hsinchu, May 24 @ Beijing, May 27 @ Shenzhen and May 31 @ Shanghai – GRL showcased USB Power Delivery Test Solutions at Tektronix TIF seminar.

April 25-29, 2016 @ Embassy Suites Portland – Downtown, Oregon, USA – GRL hosted USB-PD test suites – USB-IF Compliance Workshop #99

April 20, 2016 @ GRL’s Santa Clara lab – NVM Express: Design and Validation Challenges and Solutions – Granite River Labs (GRL), featuring with Oakgate Technology, SerialTek, and sponsors Quarch Technology & Serial Cables.

Download All Presentations – NVM Express: Design and Validation Challenges and Solutions

March 9, 2016 @ Taipei (Ball Room, 3F, Sherwood Hotel) – Solution Showcase of Thunderbolt™ 3 Developer Conference (Plugfest) – GRL hosting Thunderbolt3 Electrical Test suite.

March 14-17 2016 @ Taipei (The Westin Taipei) – USB-IF IOP Plugfest

February 23, 2016 @ Taipei/February 24 @ Hsinchu, Taiwan: Joint Seminar with Anritsu

January 20-21, 2016 DesignCon @ Santa Clara Convention Center – GRL demonstrated Test Solutions for PCI Express Gen 4, USB Power Delivery, and DisplayPort Over Type-C, and GRL Director of Engineering Darren Grey will present 20Gb/s+ High Speed Serial Bus Test Solutions (joint seminar with Anritsu).

Jan 20, 2016 @ Hsinchu: Joint Seminar with PINSYUN

November 15-19, 2015 @ Westin Taipei, Taiwan – VESA PlugTest – GRL hosting Sink and Link Layer suites.

TBA @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – Free Seminar – Ultra High Data Rate Standards Test Challenges and Solutions.

November 9-13, 2015 @ Westin Taipei, Taiwan – USB Compliance Workshop – GRL hosted USB Power Delivery test suite.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 @ VESA PlugTest, Milpitas, CA – DisplayPort Over Type-C Logo Test Plan, presented by GRL Chief Technology Engineer Mike Engbretson (contact GRL for materials; VESA members only)

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015@Keysight Digital Measurement Forum 2015, Seoul Korea – USB Power Delivery Test Solution Demo.

September 8-9 @ GRL, Santa Clara, CA – GRL hosts the first NBASE-T Plugfest, in co-operation with the NBASE-T Alliance.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 – Keysight and GRL present a  of USB Power Delivery webinar (Language: Chinese)

Tuesday – Thursday, August 18-20, 2015 @ IDF15 Intel Developer Forum, San Francisco, Technology Showcase – USB Power Delivery Test Solution Demo (Tektronix booth).

Thursday, August 20, 2015 @Keysight Measurement Insight 2015, Bangalore India – USB Power Delivery Test Solution Demo.

Wednesday – Thursday August 12-13, 2015 @ Flash Memory Summit, Santa Clara Convention Center (Booth 119, SD Association) – GRL’s Miki Takahashi demoing UHS-II Card and Host Emulator and UHS-II Scope Protocol Decode SW demo and discussing the latest developments in ultra-fast solid state memory card technologies.

Thursday, July 23, 2015 @ National Taiwan University, Taipei – Free Seminar – USB Type-C interface Measuring Technology and Challenges USB Type-C – Presented with Keysight Technologies, ICT-Luxshare, SGS, ETC, and ACE Solution.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 @ The Ritz Carlton, Shenzhen, China & Tuesday, July 14, 2015 @ The Westin Taipei, Taiwan– GRL presentation on Challenges in Design, Development, and Validation of HDMI 2.0 devices – HDMI 2.0a Developer Conference (HDMI 2.0 Adopters only – register via Adopter extranet)

Download Presentation – Traditional Chinese
Download Presentation – Simplified Chinese
Download Presentation – English

June 18, 2015 @ Tektronix, Santa Clara, CA, – Free Seminar – USB Type-C Testing – Presented with Tektronix.

Download Presentation – SB Type-C interface Measuring Technology and Challenges USB Type-C

May 13, 2015 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – Free Seminar – High Speed Signal Integrity Design & Measurement Technical Seminar – Presented with Keysight Technologies and Microlease

Download Presentation – SI Design & Measurement Principles and Best Practice

Download Presentation – Using Microprobing, Modeling and Error Correction Techniques to Optimize Channel Design

Download Presentation – Frequency and Time Domain Analysis for High Speed Channel

Download Presentation – DDR4/LPDDR4: A Practical Design Methodology for High-Speed Memory Systems

Download Presentation – GRL Signal & Power Integrity Services

January 27-30, 2015 DesignCon @ Santa Clara Convention Center – GRL demonstrated their latest Test Solutions in the Expo, and GRL Director of SI Engineering Miki Takahashi presented “Using Microprobing, Modeling and Error Correction Techniques to Optimize Channel Design” (joint whitepaper with Keysight Technologies).

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