Product Realization Group: 2011 Symposium & BBQ
Friday, September 9, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)
Please join us for PRG’s 2011 Symposium and BBQ. This is your opportunity to network with electronic high technology industry professionals, learn about the latest trends, and meet PRG’s members in an informal setting while enjoying some delicious food and music.
This goal for this event is to create the premier forum for individuals and businesses involved in the Product Realization Process to gain knowledge about the latest industry trends, build professional networks, and have a great time!
"Innovation" is the theme
10:00-10:30am Keynote Address – Innovation in Clean Technologies
Speaker: Rex Northern, Executive Director, CleanTech Open
10:30-10:50am PRG Certificate Overview
11:00-12:00am Technical Session – Accelerating New Product Introduction
Cloud NPI Overview: Michael Keer, CEO, Product Realization Group
Roundtable Open Forum:
Panelist#1: Allen Adolph, President, ACS
Panelist#2 : Mark Brinkerhoff, President, FusionDesign
Panelist#3 : Walt Maclay, President, Voler Systems
Panelist#4: Mike Silverman, Managing Partner, Ops A La Carte
Panelist#5 : Chris Allesio, Vice President, NBS Solutions
Panelist#6 : Ram Prasad, VP of Operations, Purefresh, Inc.
12:00-1:30pm BBQ Lunch and Networking
12:00-3:00pm Exhibitor Hours
1:00-1:10pm First Raffle
1:30-2:30pm Entrepreneur’s Session – Innovation and Investing
Chris Gill, President and CEO, SVASE
Lisa Sibley, Journalist, Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal
2:45-2:55pm Second Raffle
3:00pm Event Close
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Product Realization Group
Product Realization Group is a consortium of Silicon Valley companies that can take your product from idea to scale.
One source for prototype design and build, cost-reducing insights, and scalable manufacturing. Go to market faster, for less money than do-it-yourself. Get a smoother launch and lower costs by 20%. Our 500 clients include medical device, consumer electronic, and high-technology start ups, SMBs, and large companies such as GoPro, EMC, and Intuitive Surgical.