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3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing and Product Innovation: Putting the Pieces Together

Executive Briefing and an Interactive Benchmarking Workshop

Date: October 18, 2013

Location: Chicago, IL


3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing technologies have the potential to transform whole industries and completely shift entire business models. The question is not if 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing will effect product development and innovation, but how and when it will happen and whether or not your organization will be ready?

This one day workshop is designed for product development professionals to learn how Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing is creating new industries, transforming existing industries and what this means for product development and innovation.


 EXCLUSIVELY PARTICIPATE IN THE FIRST ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING MATURITY MODEL BENCHMARKING SESSION


 In this one day session, you will learn:

  • The fundamentals of the Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing industry and what it means for product developers
  • Where Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing works and where it doesn’t
  • How to figure out where Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing can add the most value for your business and where it poses the greatest risks
  • What are the pre-requisites for success of Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing
  • Where your organization stands compared to others with regard to Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing
  • How to optimize your investment in Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing
  • How to set predictive metrics for your Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing investments
  • How to create an Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing roadmap for your organization

 

About the Faculty:

Wayne MackeyWayne Mackey has been a Principal with Product Development Consulting, Inc. since 1997. Prior to joining PDC, he worked in industry for 20 years in high tech, aerospace and automotive fields. He is a natural change agent and leader, having counseled Fortune 500 companies, major universities (Stanford, MIT, Carnegie-Mellon) and government agencies in product development, supply chain management, and rapidly implementing enterprise-wide change. Mr. Mackey also has worked as a senior scientist, program manager, engineering manager and systems engineering manager.

Wayne Mackey's expertise is grounded in over twenty years of hands-on leadership of large engineering, manufacturing, and procurement organizations. His management consulting is focused on product service development, and he is especially effective in collaborative design, metrics, portfolio management and business strategy implementation. He is co-author of the best selling book Value Innovation Portfolio Management: Achieving Double-Digit Growth Through Customer Value, and co-author of the PDMA Toolbook for Product Development III.

Mr. Mackey is an internationally acknowledged expert in metrics and has been a keynote speaker on achieving rapid organizational change, partnering and applying the voice of the customer to product development. He earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and economics from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in engineering, from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.

What You Will Learn

In this one day session, you will learn:

  • The fundamentals of the Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing industry and what it means for product developers
  • Where Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing works and where it doesn’t
  • How to figure out where Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing can add the most value for your business and where it poses the greatest risks
  • What are the pre-requisites for success of Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing
  • Where your organization stands compared to others with regard to Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing
  • How to optimize your investment in Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing
  • How to set predictive metrics for your Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing investments
  • How to create an Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing roadmap for your organization

Agenda:

8:30 - 9:30am  I. Overview: Understanding the whole  Additive Manufacturing value chain: Suppliers, manufacturers and users
9:30 - 10:00am  II. "Where's the beef?": Distinguishing  Additive Manufacturinghype from reality - where  Additive Manufacturing works and where it doesn't
10:00 - 10:30am Networking break
10:30 - 12:00am  III. "Show me the money": How to apply advanced customer analysis tools to pinpoint your highest value in  Additive Manufacturing
Exercise: Kano analysis
12:00 - 1:00pm Networking lunch
1:00 - 3:00  IV. Participant benchmarking: The Additive Manufacturing Maturity Model (AM3) Exercise: Live inaugural application of the AM3
3:00 - 3:30 Networking break
3:30 - 4:00  V. AM investment strategies: How to apply portfolio management principles to optimize your  Additive Manufacturing investments
4:00 - 4:30  VI. Metrics of success in AM: Set predictive and results measures to monitor and manage  Additive Manufacturing
4:30 - 5:00 VII. "But what do I do on Monday?": Action planning and practical considerations for your environment






 


 


 

Who Should Attend?

This workshop has been designed for product development and innovation professionals who are interested in learning how to take advantage of Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing and how to avoid being blindsided by it.

This is appropriate for Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers of Product Development and R&D.
 
NOTE: This workshop is not about the technical side of Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing. 
 
 

Dates/Schedule:The workshop will be held October 18, 2013. Registration and continental breakfast begins at 8:00am on Friday, October 18th; the workshop commences at 8:30am and concludes at 5:00pm.

Workshop Fee: $795/person. Fee includes program materials, continental breakfast, luncheon, and refreshment breaks.

Location/Accommodations: The workshop will be held at the:

The Chicago Executive Conference Center
8655 W Higgins Rd
Chicago, IL 60631
(773) 693-5511

If sleeping accommodations are needed, we recommend:

Marriott O'Hare Hotel (adjacent to the AMA Chicago Center)
8535 West Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631
866-614-8407 (If you are calling in your reservation, ask for the American Management Association rate)
Reserve Online - If you are making your reservation online use discount code A10.

No-Risk Guarantee: Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed – money back or credit. If you are not satisfied with the quality of this program, let us know in writing and we will refund your entire registration fee.

How to register

Register for this event:

Or register by phone:

Call 1-800-338-2223 or 781-891-8080 (9:00am - 5:30pm EST)

In company training

This session can be brought directly to your site. Benefits include:

  • Lower cost per participant
  • Time savings
  • No travel required
  • Content tailored to your specific needs
  • Implementation is jump-started through team participation and instructor's hands-on guidance

Contact 781-891-8080 for more information and price quote.