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From: Deak, Steve (SDeak@hasbro.com)
Date: Tue Jan 20 1998 - 22:01:28 EET

To all 3D Systems SLA Users:

As promised, here is the latest Agenda for the 1998 3D Systems North
American Stereolithography Users Group Meeting.

The 1998 3D Systems North American Stereolithography User's Group
Meeting is scheduled for March 1-5, 1998 in San Antonio, Texas (USA).
The conference and business meeting will be held at the Adam's Mark
Hotel and Conference Center on the Riverwalk.

Registration for the conference is $350.00 (US) before February 15, 1998
and $450.00 (US) after that date. Cost of the conference includes all
sessions, tutorials, and breakout sessions as well as breakfast, break
snacks, and lunch during the general session events. Additionally, the
Awards banquet at Sea World (Tuesday, Mar 3) is also included in the
registration fee.

Please note: The pre-conference tutorials and conference breakout
sessions are still being formed and are subject to change. If you would
like to contribute to the breakouts and tutorials, please contact myself
(noted below), Beth Israelnaim (+1 919-990-2153), or Rob Connelly (+1
919-990-2263) for more information. Additional information can be
obtained by contacting any Executive Committee member listed below.

1998 3DSNASUG Executive Committee:
CHAIRMAN Rob Connelly Becton Dickinson & Co. (919) 990-2263
VICE-CHAIRMAN Joe Allison Solid Concepts (805) 257-9300
SECRETARY Steve Deak Hasbro Toy Group (513) 579-3270
TREASURER Bronson Hokuf Dupont (302) 328-5635
SITE COORDINATOR Thomas A. Sorovetz Chrysler Jeep & Truck (313) 493-2032

PAST CHAIRMAN John Thiell Plynetics Express Corp. (847) 925-9900
ADVISOR: Patti Brown 3D Systems, Inc. (805) 295-5600
ext 2522

Steve Deak e-mail: sdeak@hasbro.com
Manager-Rapid Prototyping voice: (+1) 513-579-3270
Hasbro, Incorporated fax: (+1) 513-579-3250
615 Elsinore Place
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 USA "Our Business is FUN!"

        1998 3DSNASUG Agenda
        Sunday - March 1, 1998
                        11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Early Registration
        1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
                Room #1 - Part Building Techniques
                Room #2 - RTV Rubber Tooling
        2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
                Room #1 - Rapid Tooling Options
                Room #2- Metal Casting Techniques
        1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
                Room #3 - Support Software Help Session
                                3D and 3rd Party Software

        6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Reception

Monday - March 2, 1998


        7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

Kickoff Session - Moderator: Rob Connelly, Becton-Dickinson

        8:00 a.m.-8:40 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
                                            Spkr: Rob Connelly, 1998
        8:40 a.m.-9:20 a.m. Keynote Presentation
                                            Spkr: Peter Marks - Design
        9:20 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Guest Speaker - It's still a secret !!

Morning Break - 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

SLA Applications - Moderator: To be announced

        10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. "Bigger is Not Always Better"
                                                     Spkr: Norma Jean
Iverson, Pure Fluid Magic
        11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. "FBI Stuff"
                                             Spkr: Kevin Ayers, FBI
        11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. "Simulated Ice Shapes for the C130J FAA
                                             Spkr: Mark Skeehan,
Lockheed Martin Corp.

Lunch - 12 Noon - 1:30 p.m.


3D Systems Reports - Moderator: 3D Systems

        1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Charles Hull, 3D Systems
        2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Rich Balanson, 3D Systems
        2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Jenine McQuaid, 3D Systems

Afternoon Break - 3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m

Wish List Generation - Moderators: Rob Connelly, Becton-Dickinson
                                Jenine McQuaid, 3D Systems

        3D - Process, Hardware, software, and other issues

Open Forum Process Discussion - Moderators: Dave Flynn, Plynetics
                                Joe Allison, Solid Concepts


        6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Parts Fair and Excellence Award
                                        (snacks and hors'doeuvres

Tuesday - March 3, 1998

        7:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

Process Studies - Moderator: Jason Dickman, Hasbro, Inc.

        7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m. "HeCd Laser Performance Characteristics
for SLA-250's"
                                            Spkrs: Darius Daruwala and
Sheku Kamara,
                                                        Milwaukee School
of Engineering
        8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. "DualLaser Installation with Small Spot"
                                            Spkr: Paul Bernhard,
        8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. "Influence of the Laser Systems on the
Physical Properties of
Parts Imaged Using
                                            Spkr: Suresh Jayanthi,
Dupont Somos
        9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. "Statistical Process Control for
                                            Spkr: Vito Gervasi,
Milwaukee School of

Morning Break - 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Tooling Applications - Moderator: Steve Deak, Hasbro, Inc.

        10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. "Rapid Tooling Using Spray Steel"
                                            Spkr: Stuart Clyens, Danish
Technological Institute
        10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. "Rapid Tooling of Dies and Molds Through
Rapid Fabrication of EDM
                                            Spkr: Bo Yang, New Jersey
Institute of Technology
        11:00 a.m.-11:30 p.m. "Polishing of Stereolithography
Injection Molds"
                                            Spkr: Bryan Blair, Georgia
Institute of Technology

Lunch - 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.


        12:45 p.m.-1:15 p.m. "Powder Injection Molding with SLA
                                            Spkr: Tom Starr, Georgia
Institute of Technology
        1:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m. "New High Temperature SLA Resins for
Rapid Plastic Tooling"
                                            Spkr: Richard P. Chartoff,
University of Dayton
        1:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m. "The Effect of Rapid Prototype Tooling
on Final Product
                                            Spkr: Kent Dawson, Georgia
Institute of

Afternoon Break - 2:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Casting Applications - Moderator: Bob Dzugan, EMTEC

        2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. "QuickCast 2.0"
                                            Spkr: Phill Dickens,
DeMontfort University
        3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. "Evaluation of Autoclave and Flash-Fire
Pattern Removal of
Several Epoxies for Investment
                                        Spkr: Chris McDowell, Johnson &
Johnson Professional, Inc.

        3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. "Using SL Patterns for Plaster Casting
of Die Cast Prototypes"
                                               Spkr: Mark Horner, The
Technology House


        5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Awards Dinner at Sea World

Wednesday - March 4, 1998


        7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

        8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Business Meeting - Moderator: Rob
Connelly, 1998 3DSNASUG Chair
                                * Old Business
                                * Financial Report
                                * New Business
                                * Election of Officers

Morning Break - 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

        10:30 a.m.-12:00 Noon Academic/Industrial Consortia Panel
                                        Moderators: To be announced
Lunch - 12:00 Noon - 1:30 p.m.


Breakout Sessions

        1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. - Breakout Session I
                                * Room #1 - Rapid Tooling
                                * Room #2 - Safety
                                * Room #3 - Work Station Software
                                * Room #4 - Maintenance Tips
        Afternoon Break - 2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m
                3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. - Breakout Session II
                                * Room #1 - Rapid Tooling
                                * Room #2 - Safety
                                * Room #3 - Part Accuracy Issues
                                * Room #4 - Post-Process
                4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. - Breakout Session III
                                * Room #1 - Work Station Software
                                * Room #2 - Maintenance Tips
                                * Room #3 - Part Accuracy Issues
                                * Room #4 - Post-Process
Evening - 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. - Vendor Fair and Exposition

Thursday - March 5, 1998

        7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

        8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Resin Vendor Panel
                                        Moderator: To be announced

        Morning Break - 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

        10:30 a.m.-12:00 Noon Third-Party Software Vendor Panel
                                        Moderator: To be announced

        12:00 Noon Adjourn

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