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Design for Manufacturing Summit #9

Modified Ventures

Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Brooklyn, United States

Design for Manufacturing Summit #9

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Summit Pass - Early Registration Discount Jan 31, 2015 $60.00 $0.00
Summit Pass Mar 19, 2015 $160.00 $0.00

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Design for Manufacturing Summit #9


Thursday, March 19, 2015


Connecting designers, developers, engineers and manufacturers for a more decentralized, leaner manufacturing ecosystem.


3.00 pm - Doors open

4.00 - 4.50 pm - Panel 1


Launching hardware startups


Nicolas Vansnick cofounded BotFactory, a company looking to democratize electronics.

Spencer Wright is co-founder of Centerline Labs, which developed and launched The Public Radio, currently in production.

Bruce Zutler is CEO of Venn Products Group, a product development company formerly known as MCI Products Group.



Jen van der Meer is the founder and CEO of Reason Street, where she creates business models for social impact.


4.50 - 5.40 pm - Panel 2


Cloud PLM


Chris Krechting is the vice president of PLM at Infor, a New York-based software company that is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise.


5.40 - 6.20 pm - Break


Drinks, demos + networking


6.20 - 7.10 pm - Panel 3


Digital design and fabrication in medical


Kegan Schouwenburg is the founder and CEO of SOLS Systems, a 3D printing startup focused on delivering medical wearables that are customized for each patient.

Matthew Swift is a Design Engineer at Suneris, a biotech company that is commercializing a gel that stops bleeding in severe wounds.


7.10 - 8.00 pm - Panel 4


Digital design and fabrication in architecture


Adam Kushner is the founding principal of KUSHNER studios, an architecture and design practice.

James Wolff is CEO at D-Shape, a mega scale free-form printer of buildings.


8.00 - 10.00 pm - Networking continues


Drinks, demos + networking


Hosted by


Shannon Holloway is a UX Lead at Pearson

Tara Stand is an Operations Consultant at the Industrial + Technology Assistance Corporation (ITAC)

Heidi Anderson is Technology Acceleration Project Manager at ITAC



Have questions about Design for Manufacturing Summit #9? Contact Modified Ventures

When & Where

Dumbo Spot
160 Water Street
Brooklyn, 11201

Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Modified Ventures

Modified Ventures is a post-internet market development company that builds communities around emerging industries, supported with events, web content and research.

Our main projects are Geoweb Forum, Design for Manufacturing Forum and Social Retail Forum, each with Summits in Brooklyn, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, London and Toronto.

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