Speaking Opportunities at Rapid 2004 (RP&M)

From: Carl Dekker (dekker@met-l-flo.com)
Date: Thu Nov 06 2003 - 22:01:12 EET

TO ALL RPer's,


Here’s your opportunity to participate in the premier rapid prototyping and manufacturing event! Share your experience (and learn what others are doing) by becoming a speaker at the Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing Conference, May 10-13, 2004 in Dearborn, Michigan.


With a focus on advancements and optimization of available technologies, we are looking for case studies from technology users that will help members of the rapid community improve their process and/or product. Of particular interest are:

- Rapid Manufacturing: Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Today

- Innovative & Emerging Unconventional RP Applications

- International Trends & Developments (GARPA session)

- Metal Parts: Alternatives to Traditional Manufacturing

- Improving Tooling through Rapid Technologies

- Selecting the Right Process: First Steps to the Best Solution

- Selecting the Right Process: Understanding Additive Technologies

- Selecting the Right Process: Additive vs. Subtractive

- Selecting the Right Process: Detailed Evaluation of Additive Technologies


For descriptions of these areas and to find out how to become a speaker, please visit the event website at: www.sme.org/rapid


NOTE: Speaker abstracts/proposals are due December 1, 2003.


If you have questions about the validity of a presentation, or have a suggestion, please contact on of your conference Advisors:


RP&M 2004 Industry Advisors
Carl Dekker; MET-L-FLO Inc.; RPA/SME 2004 Chair

Boris Fritz; Northrop Grumman Corporation; RPA/SME Board of Advisors

Tim Gornet; University of Louisville; RPA/SME Board of Advisors

Todd Grimm; T.A. Grimm & Associates

Doug Mitchell, Ford Motor Company; RPA/SME Board of Advisors

Donald O'Brien; Materialise

Dave Schwarting; Johnson Controls

Scott Schermer; SC Johnson; RPA/SME Board of Advisors

Michael Siemer; Walt Disney World Company

Tom Sorovetz; DaimlerChrysler

Greg Turcovsky; Carlon

Terry Wohlers; Wohlers Associates

We are all looking forward to seeing you there!

Carl Dekker
419A Stevens Street
Geneva, IL 60134 -1392 U.S.A.
630-208-8444 ext. 227
630-208-8466 fax
ftp - www.metlflo.com/ftpup.php
"Making Tomorrow Today"

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