The IIE (www.iienet.org) is hosting a product management seminar specifically designed for engineers on March 24-25, 2005. Participants will be asked to create an initial plan for a project at their own facility and present it for seminar discussion. When they finish the seminar and return to the workplace, they will be further ahead than when they left, the IIE says.
The FDA has just released draft guidelines for using 3D printing in the design, development, and manufacture of regulated medical products. Although the recommendations are non-binding, they do set some much-needed parameters.
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