Call for Speakers Opens for 2010 Collaboration & Interoperability Congress
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Call for Speakers Opens for 2010 Collaboration & Interoperability Congress

Event welcomes presentations from engineering and manufacturing community

LOVELAND, Colo., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Longview Advisors, organizers of the annual Collaboration & Interoperability Congress (CIC), today announced its official call for speakers for the 2010 event ( to be held May 3 to 5 in Estes Park, Colorado.

Now in its sixth year, the annual CIC 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 in collaboration and interoperability. The two-day meeting of international professionals explores the current challenges and opportunities of sharing design data and bridging the divides within the product development process.

Conference organizers are looking for presentations related to the following topics:

    --  Digital Product Data Deployment Beyond Engineering
    --  Analysis/Simulation and Manufacturing Interoperability
    --  Data Migration & Legacy Data Management
    --  PDM Interoperability & PLCS
    --  Collaboration & Interoperability Technology and Implementation

Anyone interested in speaking at the event should send a 250-word (maximum) proposed abstract, along with a brief biography, to David Prawel at Longview Advisors ( by Friday, January 15, 2010.

Conference organizers are looking for presentations from product designers or engineers experienced with collaboration and interoperability technology or processes that:

    --  Focus on strategies and/or implementations of real-world applications
    --  Help attendees maximize their value of collaboration and
        interoperability technology with clear take-aways they can immediately
    --  Show the cost-effectiveness and/or cost trade-offs of various approaches
        or solutions to help attendees make more informed decisions
    --  Detail how and why a technology or process worked or didn't work
    --  Breaks the status quo of how things are done

Corporate sponsors to date of the 2010 Congress include: CENIT America, CT Core Technologies, Hewlett Packard, Intel, ITI TranscenData, Jotne EPM Technology, Kubotek USA, Lenovo, mental images, Microsoft, Oracle, Parametric Technology Corp., Spatial, Technigraphics and Theorem Solutions. Promotional sponsors include the ConnectPress group of CAD communities (e.g. CATIA Community, Pro-E Community, UG Community), Desktop Engineering Magazine, MCADCafe and Tenlinks.

Longview Advisors also is pleased to announce free access to all presentations from the 2009 and 2008 events, now available at Registration is now open.

About Longview Advisors

Longview Advisors Inc. provides consulting services in the business, technology and application of 3D software in product lifecycle management. For more information, please visit:, or the Longview advisors blog: To find out more about the 2010 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress, please visit:

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