10th Annual SCPD Conference - Concurrent Innovation: The State and Future of R&D and Product Develop (SCPD2011)

Venue: St. Paul, Minnesota, 3M Tartan Park

Location: Lake Elmo, Minnesota, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 28, 2011 End Date/Time: Jun 29, 2011
Registration Date: Jun 28, 2011
Early Registration Date: Apr 29, 2011
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10th Annual SCPD Conference - Concurrent Innovation: The State and Future of R&D and Product Development – June 28-29, 2011
ST. PAUL, Minn. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — March 21, 2011 — The Society of Concurrent Product Development (SCPD) announced its upcoming Conference to be held in the St. Paul area on June 28-29. SCPD: http://www.scpdnet.org/ is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the dissemination of the latest knowledge on Concurrent Product Development. Our technology base is particularly valuable to companies trying to learn from the trials and tribulations and the ultimate resolutions experienced by companies that have successfully implemented "Concurrent Product Development," or as it is sometimes known, "Concurrent Engineering". We promote the integration of Strategy, People, Process, Tools & Technology as the most effective means of reducing time-to-market, quality issues, redesign and cost over-runs while introducing new innovations into the marketplace.
This day and a half Conference features speakers from industry and academia who will describe the benefits of Concurrent Innovation (Concurrency) in all aspects of R&D and Product Development. As a nonprofit, SCPD is able to bring these quality speakers together at a very reasonable rate of $375 for non-SCPD members registering before April 29, 2011.
Registration information: Conference Registration Link
Speakers and Topics include:
• John Cronin (ipCapital Group, Inc.): Maximizing the Value of Your IP on Wall Street
• Mike Hess (Medtronic, VP): Innovation at Medtronic
• Frank Hull (Strategic Research, Inc.): Tangible Benefits of Concurrency in Industrial & High Tech Companies
• Don Reinertsen (Reinertsen and Associates): Combining Concurrency and Second Generation Lean Product Development
• John Horn (3M, VP, Industrial & Transportation Business): Collaboration and Innovation
• Brad Goldense (Goldense Group, Inc.): Concurrent Product Development: The First 30 Years 1988 - 2018
• Preston Smith (New Product Dynamics): Does it Pay to Develop Products Flexibly?
• Peter Fritz (3M): Moving Up the Value Stream - A Case Study in Concurrency
Please visit our Conference Homepage for more details: Conference Homepage
There are many methods which are enhanced by taking a Concurrent approach and integrating the whole. This is significant when R&D accounts for 10-20% of annual productivity gains in the USA, typically averaging 2.3% growth per year. We proudly offer this conference on the premise that Concurrent Engineering and Concurrent Product Development are an integral part of that productivity growth. Concurrency (CPD) is the Guiding Principle of Innovation!

MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION:
Kimberly Johnson, PMP, NPDP – vp.marketing@scpdnet.org

Venue

11455 20th Street N.
Lake Elmo
Minnesota
United States
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As a non-profit, SCPD is able to bring these quality speakers together at a very reasonable rate of $375 for non-SCPD members registering before April 29, 2011