January 30, 2008

2008 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Conference Keynote Announced

Loveland, Colo. - The organizers of the 2008 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Conference have announced that Dr. Mike Jahadi, senior manager of the CAD/CAM Integration and Strategic Planning, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, will present this year’s keynote address.  
Dr. Jahadi’s keynote address, “Global Integration and Management of 21st Century Fighters,” will discuss the challenges with Global Collaboration in the 21st century. He will discuss the approach to methodology, customization, training, deployment and review lessons learned.
David Prawel, president and principal consultant, Longview Advisors, says: "Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of how the challenges in developing successful global collaboration in major projects can be realized, and potentially solved, using today’s technologies.”
Dr. Jahadi has more than 22 years of experience in engineering disciplines related to design, analysis, CAD/CAM engineering, and system integration. He is also recognized for supervising/implementing and managing the development of advanced CAD/CAM systems and methods, long-range planning, and providing technical lead and direction for the CAD/CAM activities in support of all programs at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company.
The 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Conference brings together industry leaders and experts from several well-known manufacturers in automotive, aerospace, heavy equipment, high-tech, electronics, and other discrete manufacturing industries, along with representatives from the government and defense community. Attendees take part in industry-leading presentations and highly interactive panel sessions about real-world user experiences and solutions.
To date, sponsors for this 4th annual international conference include: Adobe Systems, Anark, Datakit/Unified CAD, ITI TranscenData, Kubotek USA, Lattice Technology, Proficiency, Spatial Corp., and TransMagic. The CATIA Operator Exchange (COE) and PDES Inc. are promotional partners endorsing the event.
For more information about the 2008 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Conference, visit: www.longviewadvisors/interop.