Design for Manufacturing Summit #3
Thursday evening, March 21
3.00 pm - Doors open
4.00 - 5.00 pm - Panel 1
Getting started in manufacturing
Matthew Bolton is Director of Production at SparkFun Electronics, an online retail store that sells the bits and pieces to make your electronics projects possible.
Matt Burnett is a co-founder of Maker's Row, an online community of American factories and suppliers, on a mission to make the manufacturing process simple to understand and easy to access.
Haytham Elhawary is the Director of the Zahn Center for Entrepreneurship, a new incubator affiliated to City College focused on hardware startups, small high growth companies that build physical products.
Justin Downs is founder and principal at IEF R&D (Innate Engineering Fabrication).
5.00 - 5.40 pm - Panel 2
3D scanning and modeling
Matthew Griffin is community manager at Adafruit Industries and currently writing a book on design for 3D printing for O'Reilly/MAKE.
Aaron Trocola is an industrial engineer and owner of 40WestID, offering product design, 3D scanning, and consulting services.
Sara Sigel is community manager at GrabCAD, a mechanical engineering community for sharing knowledge sharing and collaboration, including free CAD model library.
Kevin LeBlanc is an evangelist and account manager for SpaceClaim, a Concord-based company in 3D Direct Modeling solutions for rapid concept design and geometry manipulation.
Arthur Young-Spivey is a Digital Fabrication Specialist.
5.40 - 6.20 pm - Reception break
Drinks + networking
6.20 - 7.00 pm - Panel 3
Product development and PLM
Stephan Clambaneva is the New York City Chapter Chair of the Industrial Designers Society of America and director Global PLM Industry Consultant at Dassault Systemes.
Marc Lind is SVP global marketing at Aras, an enterprise open source software provider of next generation Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions.
7.00 - 7.40 pm - Panel 4
Andrew Thurlow is a partner in Thurlow Small Architecture and founded and runs the Digital Manufacturing Laboratory at Roger Williams University.
7.40 - 9.00 pm - Reception continues
Drinks + networking