Exploring Multicore in an ARINC 653 Environment – A Hands-on Tutorial using Simics and VxWorks 653 Multicore Edition


Through the use of Wind River’s leading simulation product, the student will be able to build and execute applications in a multicore environment. A guided tutorial will be used to help the student understand the multicore environment and its implications for configuration safe operation of a multicore platform.

Presenter Bios

Patrick Deiber has over 25+ years of experience in embedded software development.

He is working at Wind River as Senior Engineering Specialist. In his current role, he provides technical expertise on several Aerospace and Defence projects. 

In addition, Patrick Deiber is an instructor and delivers training on Wind River products in EMEA with some coverage World Wide.


Olivier Charrier obtained a Master’s degree in Software Engineering (DESS) from Bordeaux University in 1989. Prior to joining Wind River, Olivier worked for Alsys/Aonix developing and integrating Ada development environment for embedded systems.

After an almost 4 years in the Ada95 engineering center of Aonix located in San Diego, California, Olivier moved back to a South European role, providing consulting on integrating Ada COTS development environment for Mission Critical Space programs. Olivier Joined Wind River in June 2001 as Senior Field Application Engineer for the South-western region of Europe dedicated to the Aerospace & Defence Market, supporting Thales, Airbus and Safran groups as well as their subcontractors.

In 2007 he became EMEA Aerospace & Defence Principal Engineer to support and coordinate EMEA wide A&D programs, provide consulting on Integrated Modular Avionics and the use of COTS Software Development environment and Operating Systems for Safety Critical systems, also participating in the definition of Wind River corresponding solutions in particular for Safety Certification using Multi-Core systems. In the same timeframe he joined the SAE/ARINC APEX Software Subcommittee to participate in the elaboration of the ARINC 653 standard.

Since January 2017 Olivier has been extending his scope to contribute to other markets, like Railway, Nuclear, Medical and Automotive, also adding new geo like APAC.


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