2015 SME SV 10th Annual Conference
Lean Product Development
Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Attend the Medical Device Lean Product Development conference to learn more about where, when, and how to use the hot new trend of 3D Printing in your own business, and understand the resources available to you. You'll also hear from industry professionals and executives on the topic of robotics trends and opportunities, as its applications spread into homes, hospitals, surgeries, laboratories, packaging, and dangerous missions. Hear examples and practical do's and don'ts for applying lean methods.
Gain new ideas, meet people who share your interests, and learn how the Bay Area continues to innovate and respond to global competition in the following areas:
- 3D Printing - Trends and Advancements in Medical Device
- How 3D Printing is Transforming and Accelerating the New Product Development Process
- Robotics: From the Basics and Trends to Delivering Success - Transform the Future
- 3D Printing and Robotics Demonstrations
- Tools to Accelerate the Product Development Process
- Winning strategies for regulatory compliance
- Latest Software Approaches
The conference includes a tour break to the Design-2-Part Show where you will gain connections with vendors that will aid you in your product development and manufacturing projects.
This conference is held in conjunction with the Design-2-Part Show www.d2p.com
with collaboration from the SME North Bay and SME Sacramento chapters. Other local organizations that support SME include IEEE-CPMT, ASME-SCVS, ASQ Northern CA Biomedical Division, SJSU BMES, SWE-SCV, San Jose State University, and DeAnza College. For more information or if you have registration issues, please contact the Conference Co-Chairs, Joanne Moody or Hong Xu at email@example.com
Who Should Attend?
The SME Silicon Valley Chapter 098 is hosting an exciting one day conference for people in:
Product development engineers, "makers", designers, manufacturing professionals, technologists, manufacturing engineers, and managers.
- Students and professionals interested in advancing their knowledge in design, prototyping, making, 3D printing, additive manufacturing, robotics, and networking.
PDF to be attached.
Schedule---this schedule is tentative and subject to change.
7:30 am Registration
Morning Session - 3D Printing and Robotics in Medical Devices
8:00 - 8:30 am - Conference Overview, Sponsor Introductions
JoAnne Moody - 2014 Event Director, SME Silicon Valley Chapter 98
Bill Browne - Master of Ceremonies, MANEX Consulting
8:30 - 9:15 am - Additive Manufacturing — Opportunities and Challenges
Additive Manufacturing offers unique opportunities to stretch design and manufacturing creativity. Along with these opportunities come some challenges. Mike will discuss some lessons learned from his experience with managing both metals and polymer AM operations at LLNL, discuss development opportunities, share views of the industry trends and offer a vision for the future of manufacturing that lies ahead.
- Mike Prokosch - Manufacturing Engineering Section Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
9:15 - 9:30 am - 3D Printing and Robotics in Medical Devices
Come learn about how CNMI is designed to create a unified voice and plan to create programs and physical centers for California’s small and medium-sized manufacturers to have access and use advanced manufacturing technology to help them grow and compete in the global marketplace.
- Bill Browne - Director of Economic and Workforce Development, MANEX
9:30 - 9:45 am - Break
9:45 - 10:15 am - Latest Design and Simulation Software Approaches
Learn the latest in software design, simulation, and sustainability software
- Damon Tordini - Simulation Application Specialist, Hawk Ridge Systems
- Chris Ma - Simulation Engineer, Hawk Ridge Systems
10:15 - 10:30 am - Break
10:30 - 11:30 am - 3D Printing Transforms the Product Development Cycle - Panel Discussion
Learn about the success stories from local company success stories.
- Panel Leader
- Panelist - Title, Company
11:30 am - 1:30 pm - TechShop Raffles, Design-2-Part Tour, Demonstrations, and Lunch break (lunch not provided)
- 3D Printing and Robotics Demos
Afternoon Session - Lean and Compliant Product Development Practices (1:30 - 4:30)
1:30 - 1:50 pm - Lean Tools
1:50 - 2:10 pm - Evolution and Advances in Product Development Software
2:10 - 2:30 pm - Navigate the "Regulatory Fog" of product development
Investigate current issues in designing and manufacturing a new product.
2:30 - 2:50 pm Break, Demos and Networking
2:50 - 3:55 pm - Applying Lean Tools to Medical Device Product Development - A Panel discussion
Learn from medical industry leaders about success and failure of lean in product development.
3:55- 4:00 pm Closing and Final Raffle/Drawing - Item
- Panel Leader
- Panel Member - Title, Company
REGISTRATION LINK pending