Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing 2000 Conference Call for Speake rs

From: Marina Shara (sharmar@sme.org)
Date: Tue Aug 17 1999 - 21:20:45 EEST

Submit an Outline Today!
The Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing Conference consistently provides the
largest industry forum for the presentation and discussion of the latest
prototype tooling and mold building, prototype techniques and technology in
the manufacturing industry. We invite you to take an active role in this
leading edge program!

Don’t Miss this Opportunity to . . .
* Maximize your company’s exposure
* Enhance your credibility
* Exchange lessons learned with industry experts
* And much more!

Interest Areas for Speaker Topics
* Precision sand casting
* Investment casting
* Silicone RTV molding
* Resin transfer molding
* Plaster molding
* Squeeze molding
* Blow molding
* Injection molding
* Soft tooling for stamping
* Laser cutting and welding
* Spray metal tooling
* Sheet metal forming
* Grey iron foundry
* Cope and drag foundry techniques
* Benchmarking
* Miniature parts or macro modeling for RP parts using RP methods
* RP in the future
* New Processes
* Castings
* User Specific
* Unique/New Applications/Products

* Advanced polymer development
* Accuracy
* Conventional (physical) vs. Virtual (digital)
* Conventional (physical) vs. Virtual (digital)
* Reverse Engineering
* New Developments in Rapid Prototyping
* Productivity Enhancement
* Benchmarking various methods
* Installation requirements
* Problems with CAD transfer
* Using Rapid Prototyping for conceptual design
* Connection between CAD and Rapid Prototyping
* Rapid Prototyping selection matrix
* Parameters and use of a future fast concept modeler
* Selling RP Technology within your company/organization
* CAD (for Rapid Tool Design; for Mold Design)

1. Exchange lessons learned with qualified industry professionals.
2. Highlight your company’s leadership, progress and success with rapid
prototyping, tooling and mold building applications.
3. Gain industry wide exposure on an international basis to
professionals from the United States, Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan and
the United Kingdom.
4. Obtain international recognition through a comprehensive marketing
5. Enhance your credibility by being part of the world’s premier
conference on Rapid Product Development Technologies.
6. Secure your place in history with your written paper published in
the official “Conference Proceedings”
7. The opportunity to win a “Best Paper Award”

Conference Highlights:
* Exposition
* Keynote Address
* Plenary and concurrent sessions
* Tutorials
* Problem-solving panels
* Meet real users with real applications
* Tours
* Hosted reception
* Registration fees by day
* Bound proceedings

How to Submit Your Ideas:
4-Easy Steps to Submit a Technical Presentation Abstract for Rapid
Prototyping and Manufacturing 2000
1. All abstracts(s) must be 200-300 words in length.
2. All abstract(s) must be application based.
3. Optional: Send your presentation abstract(s) by electronic document.
Send it by email to rapid@sme.org or by mail on a 3 1/2” diskette with your
file name (it must be compatible with MS Word. Disks will not be returned).
4. Mail or FAX your presentation abstract with your name, company name,
address, phone, fax and email to the address below.

For more information contact: Marina Shara
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
One SME Drive, P.O. Box 930
Dearborn, MI 48121 USA
Phone (313) 271-2861, ext. 2124
Fax (313) 240-8254

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