& Multicore Certification Training Workshop

San Diego, USA
25-26 Jul 2018
Bristol, UK
13-14 Nov 2018
San Diego, USA
10-11 Jul 2019
Bristol, UK
19-21 Nov 2019

World class training

Rapita Systems, the leading provider of real-time verification solutions for aerospace and automotive embedded systems and ConsuNova, a leading global provider of DO-178C training, certification and compliance solutions, will host a two-and-a-half-day DO-178C Practical Training session at technology centers around the world.

The two independent organizers (Rapita Systems and ConsuNova) share many practical approaches to the DO-178C framework, implementation and execution delivering successful strategies for testing and verification to Avionics companies across the globe.

Guillem Bernat presents
Reza Madjidi presents
Attendees with certificates

The mix of training and workshop formats will help organizations understand and prepare for new processes and development activities that are needed to satisfy DO-178C requirements. This event has been designed specifically to address targeted DO-178C topics that have long been major cost drivers in achieving DO-178C compliance.

The training will also address the challenge of certifying multicore systems in the DO-178C context, with reference to satisfying the objectives of the CAST-32A position paper.

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What will you learn?

In fast-paced sessions, you'll learn about DO-178C's intent, processes, and industry best DO-178C practices.

Engineers & Managers will take away practical methods that they can apply in their projects immediately.

In hands-on workshops, you'll learn how to deal with hidden but costly DO-178C challenges.

Testers and Engineers will understand major technical cost drivers and how to avoid them.

This training is designed to be fast-paced, dynamic, up-to-date, given by working industry experts with a shared goal: teaching attendees industry best practices that maximize efficiency in managing and delivering software under DO-178C. This workshop covers the top two cost drivers in DO-178C: lack of workable/efficient process and excessive/missed verification objectives.

  • Day 1 focuses on key elements of DO-178C Planning, understanding the key differences between DO-178B and DO-178C, avoiding mistakes and efficient ways to reduce review-cycle and successful DO-178C Compliance Audits.
  • Day 2 focuses on requirements development, efficient ways to leverage previously developed software, and how to reduce verification effort by 50%.
  • Day 3 is a half day session focused on multicore timing analysis within the context of developing software to DO-178C (CAST-32A) standards.

This event will deliver focused results & a clear understanding of DO-178C, the implications and time-saving industry best practices.


Day 1Day 2Day 3 - Half day
Applying Optimized DO-178C Compliance PracticesUnderstand and Fine-tune DO-178C Engineering ChallengesCertifying Multicore Timing Analysis for DO-178 Projects
Understanding ARP-4754A & ARP-4761 challenges and relationship to DO-178C.Workshop: Requirements Best Practices.Multicore Certification for DO-178.
Optimized DO-178C process implementation and cost-effective planning.Applying efficient review processes to reduce overhead and proof of compliance.CAST-32A Objectives.
Understanding challenging differences between DO-178B and DO-178C.Understanding DO-178C compliance audits: timing and success factors.Interference & Shared Resources.
DO-178C industry facts and compliance cost drivers.DO-330 tool qualification: options and challenges.A practical solution for Multicore timing analysis.
DO-178C testing and structural coverage analysis objectives explained.How to avoid hidden but costly DO-178C objectives (such as worst-case execution time). 
Workshop: Most accepted DO-178C structural coverage analysis and un-covered code.DO-178C final compliance packaging (PHAC, problem reporting) 


Reza Madjidi

Reza Madjidi

Reza Madjidi is the president of ConsuNova responsible for driving ConsuNova global business strategy and operations. Mr. Madjidi is an active FAA Systems & Equipment DER (Software) and a subject matter expert in practical teaching of DO-178C and Compliance streamlining.

With 20+ years of embedded avionics experience including the development of many critical embedded avionics and safety-critical systems, he is considered a leading expert on avionics certification, working with 30+ of the world's 50 largest aerospace companies.

Holding a BSc and MBA, Mr. Madjidi enjoys hands-on work providing training, detailed gap analysis & avionics certification optimization strategies to companies worldwide. Reza Madjidi has been the inventor of various software tools and solution services, including traceGEAR, reviewGEAR, and widely adopted Gap Analysis techniques that have led many global companies to a successful & efficient DO-178/DO-254 compliance completion.

Guillem Bernat

Guillem Bernat

Dr. Guillem Bernat is the CEO of Rapita Systems Ltd. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the Universitat de les Illes Balears in Spain, in 1998 and then took a lecturing position at the Real-Time Systems Group at the University of York in the UK.

In 2004 he founded Rapita Systems to commercialise technology for measurement based worst-case execution time analysis technology. Rapita Systems has grown to provide a set of software verification tools for safety critical systems including timing analysis, WCET analysis and structural code coverage to satisfy DO-178B/C and ISO26262 objectives.

Dr. Bernat has more than 70 published papers in international conferences and Journals, has lectured extensively in real-time systems and is a frequent speaker at international conferences.

1. VAT information

Please note that even for EU companies, following Article 53 of the EU VAT Directive (2006/112/EC), VAT is charged for attendance of this event and we cannot apply "reverse-charge" procedures to this. EU-based companies may be able to reclaim VAT from HMRC using the procedure in VAT notice 723A.

2. Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. For cancellations received less than two weeks prior to the training start date, full payment will be requested and refunds will not be provided. However, you are welcome to transfer the registration to a colleague or arrange a seat at a future training session (both at no extra cost).