SME/RPA Rapid Tooling and Manufacturing '97 Conference and Exhibits

From: Linda Johnson (
Date: Fri Nov 14 1997 - 17:16:55 EET

Time is running out!
You don't want to miss the SME/RPA Rapid Tooling and Manufacturing '97
Conference and Exhibits
December 2-3, 1997
Anaheim Marriott
Anaheim, California

This regional event is aimed at the rapid prototyping industry as a
whole, as well as
California. Experts will explain processes, practical applications, and
options available--along with comparable advantages or disadvantages to
your specific application. You will see how companies in your area are
routinely using rapid prototyping techniques to produce rapid tooling
and rapid parts.

Program at a Glance:

Monday, December 1
1:00 -5:00 p.m.
* Compression, Inc.
* Solid Concepts, Inc.

Tutorial Check-in:
4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Fundamentals of Rapid Tooling for Plastic Injection Molded Parts

Tuesday, December 2
Conference Check-in
7:45 - 8:15 a.m.

Plenary Session
8:30 - Noon
* Keynote Address: Brock Hinzimann, Director of TechMonitoring, SRI
* RP Industry Applications: Aerospace, Electronics and Consumer

Group Lunch
Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
* Rapid Tooling for Cast Metal Parts
* Rapid Tooling for Plastic Parts

4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 3
Plenary Session
8:30 - Noon
* Concept Modeling, Software for RP, and Research Applications

Group Lunch
Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Plenary Session
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
* Reverse Engineering and Virtual Prototyping


Tabletop Exhibits and Reception December 2 from 4:30- 8:00 p.m.
As a manufacturing professional, it's essential for you to be well
informed about new products and their applications, especially advances
that save you time and money. The exhibits will feature products,
and other informational material of interest to Rapid Tooling.
This is an opportunity for you to interact with the other attendees,
speakers and
exhibitors who can help you select the right products for your needs.
If your company is interested in exhibiting, call Gina Patrick at
313-271-1500, ext. 542
 or email at

For more information or to receive a complete brochure on this event,
contact SME at or contact Customer Service at
313-271-1500, ext. 629 or 800-733-4763.

For more information about the Rapid Prototyping Association of SME or
future events, visit our website at

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

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