August 04, 2003
"Leveling the Playing Field: How Mid-Size Manufacturers Can Compete in a Global Economy" - Joe Costello, Chairman and CEO, think3
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During the past several weeks, MCADWeekly has highlighted some of the challenges currently facing small-to-medium size U.S.-based manufacturers. The feedback we received on this coverage was extensive - thank you all for sharing your insights and concerns. As a keynote speaker for MCADCafe's upcoming
VirtualMCAD 2003 trade show, scheduled for October 14th -16th, think3 CEO Joe Costello will share his thoughts on this timely topic, in his presentation, "Leveling the Playing Field: How Mid-Size Manufacturers Can Compete in a Global Economy." So, stay tuned. And in the meantime, for readers who would like to contribute further to this discussion, we have established a forum on this subject and welcome your thoughts and opinions. To join the discussion,
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Costello also currently serves as chairman of Barcelona Design, BravoBrava!, Catena Networks, NextNet Wireless, Soliloquy Learning and Zamba (NASDAQ: ZMBA), and is on the board of Santa Cruz Networks.
Costello holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics and physics from Harvey Mudd College, and master's degrees in physics from Yale University and the University of California, Berkeley.
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August 13 - 16, 2003
Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square
New York, NY USA
The 2003 IDSA National Conference will be held in New York City from Wednesday, August 13th running through Saturday, August 16th, 2003 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. The theme of this year's conference is "Cool". What is it? Where did it come from? Can it be defined? Why must we address it now? Discussion to be continued in New York City, Wednesday August 13 through Saturday, August 16, 2003.
September 24-25, 2003.
Kresge Auditorium, MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA. The Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT will focus on the technologies that are poised to make a dramatic impact on our world.
Technology Review Magazine , the authority on emerging technology, will bring together world-renowned innovators and key leaders in technology and business. The 2-day conference will feature a mixture of keynote, panel and breakout discussions that will center on the transformative technological innovations that have the potential to fuel new economic growth.
The Premier Lifecycle Management Event
September 15-17, 2003
Scottsdale, AZ USA
PLM 2003 will take place September 16-17 in Scottsdale, AZ and is geared to executives in the entire spectrum and functional areas of product lifecycle management, with emphasis on lessons learned in the world's leading manufacturing organizations.
October 28-29, 2003
Dearborn, Mich USA
Join colleagues and share case histories on leading-edge implementations in Product Lifecycle Management. Topics covered include collaborative design, knowledge capture and reuse, collaborative CAE, high-integrity market-oriented product definition, physical architecture, manufacturing simulation, sourcing, product sales configuration, marketability, metrics and much more.
You can find the full MCADCafe event calendar here.
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