Design for Manufacturing Summit #7
Connecting designers, developers, engineers and manufacturers for a more decentralized, leaner manufacturing ecosystem.
Daniella Romano develops public and educational programming that supports urban manufacturing and resilient waterfront development.
3.00 pm - Doors open
4.00 - 4.40 pm - Panel 1
Evolution of the maker scene
Susan Taing is the founder and CEO of Bhold, a 3D printing and design house that rapidly prototypes and creates beautiful and highly functional designs, all beta tested by real users.
Matthew Griffin is finishing a book for Maker Media on design for 3D printing and is a contributor to the annual Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing series.
Robert DeLanghe is Operating Partner at Fabricators Guild, a small studio that offers laser cutting and cnc services to primarily artist and designers.
Daniel Stillman is a co-founder of GothamSmith, a line of 3D printed products, and The Design Gym, an open-innovation consultancy.
John Peabody edits The Hand & Eye, a blog devoted to covering the businesses of the maker movement.
4.40 - 5.20 pm - Panel 2
Dorian Ferlauto is the founder and CEO of BriteHub, the center point of collective manufacturing connecting entrepreneurs with service providers and manufacturers.
Jonathan Placa is the founder of ProtoExchange, a marketplace that matches hardware developers with makers seeking engineering expertise and assistance.
Jon Washington is the founder of The Innovation Garage, a business innovation firm that partners with its clients in the design of product, process, service, and supply chain solutions.
5.20 - 5.40 pm - Break
Drinks, demos + networking
5.40 - 6.20 pm - Keynote
Sandy Munro, Munro & Associates
Sandy Munro is the founder of Munro & Associates, the lean design consulting firm, and one of the true pioneers in the application of design for assembly (DFA).
6.20 - 6.50 pm - Panel 3
Next generation design + engineering software
Philip Thomas is a Team Member at Onshape, a Cambridge-based company founded by the original SolidWorks team, developing the next generation of CAD software.
Todd Cummings is the VP Research and Development at Synergis Software, the developer of Product Data Management (PDM) solutions for design and engineering organizations.
Stephen Bodnar is the Senior Vice President Strategy and Products at Kenesto, a cloud-based PLM platform with its roots in engineering process, supplier collaboration and document management.
Tudor Tarlev is Product Engineer at Qodemo, an application suite for open engineering and manufacturing.
6.50 - 7.00 pm - Keynote
Dana DeMeo, Intelligent Product Solutions
Dana DeMeo is the Chief Technical Officer at Intelligent Product Solutions, a product design and engineering company spanning early stage ideation to productization.
7.00 - 7.40 pm - Panel 4
Cross-disciplinary collaboration in product development
Avi Abel is President at Watermark Designs, a Brooklyn-based designer and manufacturer of made-in-the-USA decorative plumbing and lighting fixtures, bathroom accessories and elegant hardware.
Tor Alden is a principal of HS Design (HSD), a product development firm specializing primarily in the medical and health-care marketplace.
Eric Chan is the founder of Ecco Design, a product innovation firm.
7.40 - 10.00 pm - Networking continues
Drinks, demos + networking