Expert Speakers to Present at Unique Industry EventLOVELAND, Colo., April 5, 2011 — (PRNewswire) — Longview Advisors, organizers of the annual Collaboration & Interoperability Congress (CIC), today announced its lineup of speakers for the 2011 event. The agenda is available at the congress website, www.3dcic.com.
Now in its eighth year, the annual CIC ( www.3dcic.com) brings together experts and executives from a wide range of discrete manufacturing industries, as well as representatives from government and defense communities, to discuss the latest issues and solutions in collaboration and interoperability in global business. The three-day international meeting provides a world-class forum for exploring strategies, opportunities and solutions for improving innovation in such areas as global product development, manufacturing, logistics and support.
The CIC program is highlighted by the following information-packed presentations and panels of industry experts:
Dick Morley, Director of Innovation, Cyon Research; Founder, "The Barn"
by Kiho Sohn, (former) Chief Knowledge Officer, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
by Chad Jackson, President and Founder of Lifecycle Insights
by Ric Norton, Program Manager and Technical Data Analyst for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Logistics Information Service
by John Callen, Product Manager, Inventor PLG, Manufacturing Industry Group, Autodesk
by Rick Zuray, Technical Principal, Boeing
by Trevor Leeson, Consultancy & Services Director, Theorem Solutions
by Dr. David Prawel, President, Longview Advisors Inc.
By Dr. Andreas Schreiber, President, PROSTEP Inc.
by Dr. Nathan Hartman, Assistant Department Head, Department of Computer Graphics Technology, Purdue University; Philip Rosche, Senior Associate, ICF International; Kevin Fischer, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Rockwell Collins
by Reinhard Staebler, Vice President – SAP Solutions, CENIT North America
Panelists: Four Senior Engineering Management participants?
by Wes Shimanek, Workstation Product Manager, Intel Architecture Group, with guests Nate Nalven, Director Engineering Applications at Northrop Grumman and Chuck Brown, Cloud Technology Director at Intel
by Rick Mihelic, Engineering Systems Manager, Peterbilt Motors Company
by Rich Eckenrode, President, Recon Services
by Vijay Vasandani, VP & GM, NobleTek
by Roy Wittenburg, Project Manager for UTRS, US Army
Panelists: Four Senior Engineering Management
by Doug Halliday, Director - Strategic Business Development, Trubiquity
by Phil Lunn, CTO, Bunkspeed
by Marc Lind, Senior Vice President, Aras
Panelists: Senior representatives from the Major CAD and Interoperability companies
Corporate sponsors to date of the 2011 Congress include: Actify, Autodesk, CENIT North America, CT Core Technologies, Dassault Systemes, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, ITI TranscenData, Kubotek America, 360 Enterprise Software, mental images, NobleTek, Parametric Technology Corp., Right Hemisphere, Spatial, Techsoft 3D, Theorem Solutions and Trubiquity. Promotional sponsors include the ConnectPress group of CAD communities (e.g. CATIA Community, Pro-E Community, UG Community), Desktop Engineering Magazine, MCADCafe, PDES Inc., and Tenlinks.