APMM Announces Terry Wohlers' Participation at 2001 Conference

From: Christopher Kuehl (chris@modelmakers.org)
Date: Sat Aug 25 2001 - 21:21:34 EEST

APMM Announces Terry Wohlers’ Participation at 2001 Conference

AUGUST 10, 2001 –The Association of Professional Model Makers (APMM)
announced today that industry consultant, analyst, and author Terry Wohlers,
president of Wohlers Associates, Inc. (Fort Collins, Colorado), will present
“Trends in Rapid Prototyping” at the upcoming APMM 2001 Conference in
Pasadena, California, September 14-17, 2001. Mr. Wohlers is the author of
250 books, articles, and reports and provides advice to organizations
worldwide. Last year, he was a featured speaker in France, Germany, Israel,
Japan, South Africa, Sweden, USA, and Wales.

“We are honored to have Mr. Wohlers as a presenter at APMM 2001,” said
Lauren Groth, APMM 2001 Conference Chairman. “His experience in the rapid
prototyping industry provides the background necessary to analyze and
provide valuable information on the current trends in RP. If you are
involved in the RP industry in any capacity, it is essential that you attend
this year’s conference and Wohlers’ presentation,” stated Groth.

“I am very happy to be a part of the APMM conference and hope that my
involvement contributes a fraction of what I expect to take away from the
event,” Wohlers said. “APMM does a good job catering to the needs of model
makers, so I’m looking forward to attending the company tours, workshops,
and related events,” he continued. “The tours, alone, are worth their weight
in gold,” Wohlers remarked. “APMM knows how to put them together like no one

The Art Center College of Design and the DoubleTree hotel in Pasadena,
California are the sites for “Model Making Essentials for 2001 & Beyond”.
This 9th Annual Association of Professional Model Makers Conference opens
with an attendee reception on Thursday evening, September 13. Four days of
activities include Friday’s keynote dinner with the keynote address by
futurists Doug Malewicki and Len Stobar. Attendees have nearly filled the
technical tours on Friday and Monday for privileged insights to the model
shops of TRW Space and Electronics, Mattel, Gentle Giant Studios, Pacific
Miniatures, Walt Disney Imagineering, CTEK, BJB, and special interest tours
of the Jet Propulsion Lab and Art Center College of Design. On Saturday and
Sunday, attendees and vendors will attend selections of more than 25
interactive workshops.

The DoubleTree Pasadena host hotel is the site for the Sunday Evening Expo
with a buffet dinner, Vendor Tabletops, contests, prize drawings, Best
Tricks Expo, APMM Career Arena, Pinewood and Bare Essentials Derby
Challenges, college-level student model making competition and award

Professional model makers, vendors, industry students, faculty, and
associates should log on to http://www.apmm2001.com or call toll-free:
877.663.2766 for Conference information, registration, and updates on

About the Association of Professional Model Makers
The APMM is dedicated to increasing the recognition of Model Making as a
highly skilled profession, integral to the design process. Its objective is
to promote the use of 3-D models in industry, science, entertainment, and
government by exchanging the latest information on technology, techniques,
and industry issues.

Model making material suppliers, student to professional model maker,
schools offering Model Making and related programs, and corporate supporters
participate in a variety of forums to help accomplish these goals.

The APMM Website at www.modelmakers.org contains articles of interest to the
model making industry, resources for material and equipment, school
listings, information on continuing education, events, membership, and The
Leading Edge quarterly newsletter. The Member's Area features access to
employment classifieds, industry press releases, Individual, Model Shop,
Vendor and Education membership listings, technical discussion archives, and
an interactive update area for member data, services, and specialties.

Christopher Kuehl
APMM Webmaster & List Administrator
Association of Professional Model Makers
E-mail: chris@modelmakers.org
877.663.2766 ext.: 2# [toll-free phone]
512.257.0112 [fax]

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