SME Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing '97

Date: Tue Feb 18 1997 - 15:23:39 EET

All new Tooling Applications will be presented by your peers and competitors!

Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing Conference and Exposition
Hyatt Regency, Dearborn, Michigan USA

Tours & Tutorials: April 21, 1997
Conference: April 22-24, 1997
Exposition: April 23-24, 1997

Sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, the Plastic Molders and
Manufacturers Association and the Rapid Prototyping Association of SME in
cooperation with: the Laser Institute of America, the American
Foundrymen's Society, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the
Canadian Tooling and Machining Association.


Tours: 12:45 - 4:30 p.m.
-Plynetics Express
-Curcam, Inc.
-Omega Plastics
-Toledo Mold and Die

Tutorials: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
-Fundamentals of Rapid Tooling for Casting Processes
-Fundamentals of Rapid Tooling for Injection Molded Parts
-The Design Approach for Plastics an Introduction
-Fundamentals of Rapid Prototyping: Systems Overview

Early Conference Check-in: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Conference Check-in: 7:00 - 8:15 a.m.

A.M. Session
Plenary Session
-Welcome and Introductions
-Industry Perspectives

P.M. Sessions
Concurrent Sessions
-Rapid Tooling for Plastic Parts I
-Metalcasting Applications I

Plenary Session
-Vendor Panel , What is Planned for 1997

Opening Gala and Exposition Reception: 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.

A.M. Sessions:
Concurrent Sessions
-Rapid Tooling for Plastic Parts II
-Rapid Prototyping/Tooling vs. Conventional Machining Applications

Exposition Open: 9:30 - 6:00 p.m.

A.M. Concurrent Sessions
-Justifying RP Technology to Management
-Sheet Metal Applications

P.M. Sessions
Concurrent Sessions
-Metal Castings Applications II
-Software for Rapid Prototyping

P.M. Sessions
Concurrent Sessions
-Virtual Prototyping
-Rapid Prototyping for Medical Parts

RPA Member Networking Reception: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

A.M. Sessions
Concurrent Sessions
-Process Developments/Research Initiatives I
-Concept Modeling for the Engineering Office

Exposition Open: 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

A.M. Sessions
Concurrent Sessions
-Reverse Engineering
-Process Developments/Research Initiatives II

P.M. Session
Where do we go from here?

Conference Adjourns: 3:00 p.m.

To Receive a Complete Conference Brochure...Contact Customer Service at (800)
733-4763 or 313-271-1500, ext. 629 or send an Email to

Linda Johnson
Sr.Technical Program Administrator
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Conferencing Division
One SME Drive, Dearborn, MI 48121 USA
Phone: 313-271-1500, ext. 374
FAX: 313-240-8254

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