Design, Automation & Test in Europe, or DATE is a yearly conference on the topic of electronic design automation. It is typically held in March or April of each year, alternating between France and Germany. It is sponsored by the SIGDA of the Association for Computing Machinery, the EDA Consortium, the European Design and Automation Association (EDAA), the European Electronic Chips and Systems Design Initiative (ECSI), the IEEE Computer Society (TTTC), the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA), and IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS). Technical co-sponsors include ACM SIGBED, the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS), IFIP, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
DATE is a combination of a trade show and a technical conference.