Virtureal International conference on Rapid Product Development in St dié, France

From: Laurent Velnom (
Date: Fri May 09 2003 - 12:35:48 EEST

Dear rp-ml,

I would like to invite you to the VIRTUREAL International conference on
Rapid Product Development focused this year on plastic forming industrial

This event will take place in St Dié , on june 25th - 27th.
You'll find some more infos and the different registration forms at
Thanks before hand to confirm ASAP your participation through a
presentation, exhibition or simple attendance.

VIRTUREAL: International Observatory on Rapid Product Development

VIRTUREAL is a national project intended to gather knowledge and expertise
in Rapid Product Development technologies in the Lorraine region, creating a
meeting place for companies. The objective is the dissemination and
implementation of the Rapid Product Development tools such as Virtual
simulation, Rapid Prototyping, process simulation, Rapid Tooling, high speed
machining, Rapid Manufacturing, 3D scanning...

The targets of this project can be summarized as follows:

· Organization of a thematic annual event on the RPD technologies.

· Development of an Internet portal with updated open information and
exhaustive database regarding the RPD technologies.

· Identifying innovative projects and promoting economic development and
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International Conference on RPD

Rapid Product Development for plastic forming

The program proposes conferences, case studies, workshops, brokerage; the
theme of this year is "plastic forming" :

Injection moulding - Blow moulding - Thermoforming - Rotational moulding -
Foam casting - Composite contact moulding


June 25th: Seminar

Conference with experts in the field of Rapid Product Development. State of
the art in the various activities related to RPD applied to plastics forming

June 26th: Case studies

Industrial success stories and case studies of industrial users of RPD

June 27th: Workshop and demonstration

· Demonstration of RPD techniques in plastics forming.

· Brokerage event: meetings between technology offerers and end-users


Companies and suppliers offer and share their expertise in RPD.

Kind regards,

Laurent VELNOM
R&D engineer

29 bis rue d'Hellieule
F-88100 Saint-Dié-des-Vosges
Tél : +33 (0)3 29 55 11 71
Fax : +33 (0)3 29 55 10 45
e-mail : <> <> <>


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