Design for Manufacturing Summit #7
Connecting designers, developers, engineers & manufacturers for a more decentralized, leaner manufacturing ecosystem.
Daniella Romano develops public & educational programming that supports urban manufacturing & resilient waterfront development.
3.00 pm - Doors open
4.00 - 4.40 pm - Panel 1
Evolution of the maker scene
Susan Taing is the founder & CEO of Bhold, a 3D printing & design house that rapidly prototypes & creates beautiful & highly functional designs, all beta tested by real users.
Matthew Griffin is finishing a book for Maker Media on design for 3D printing & is a contributor to the annual Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing series.
Robert DeLanghe is Operating Partner at Fabricators Guild, a small studio that offers laser cutting & cnc services to primarily artist & designers.
Daniel Stillman is a co-founder of GothamSmith, a line of 3D printed products, & The Design Gym, an open-innovation consultancy.
4.40 - 5.20 pm - Panel 2
Tudor Tarlev is Product Engineer at Qodemo, an application suite for open engineering & manufacturing.
Jonathan Placa is the founder of ProtoExchange, a marketplace that matches hardware developers with makers seeking engineering expertise & assistance.
Jon Washington is the founder of The Innovation Garage, a business innovation firm that partners with its clients in the design of product, process, service, & supply chain solutions.
5.20 - 5.40 pm - Break
Drinks, demos + networking
5.40 - 6.20 pm - Keynote
Sandy Munro, Munro & Associates
Sandy Munro is the founder of Munro & Associates, the lean design consulting firm, & one of the true pioneers in the application of design for assembly (DFA).
6.20 - 6.50 pm - Panel 3
Design & engineering software
Stephen Bodnar is the Senior Vice President Strategy & Products at Kenesto, a cloud-based PLM platform with its roots in engineering process, supplier collaboration & document management.
Eric Arno Hiller is the principal of Hiller Associates & one of the pioneers in Product Cost Management (PCM). Hiller previously co-founded aPriori.
6.50 - 7.00 pm - Keynote
Dana DeMeo, Intelligent Product Solutions
Dana DeMeo is the Chief Technical Officer at Intelligent Product Solutions, a product design & engineering company spanning early stage ideation to productization.
7.00 - 7.40 pm - Panel 4
Cross-disciplinary collaboration in product development
Tor Alden is a principal of HS Design (HSD), a product development firm specializing primarily in the medical & health-care marketplace.
Eric Chan is the founder of Ecco Design, a product innovation firm.
7.40 - 10.00 pm - Networking continues
Drinks, demos + networking