Boothroyd Dewhurst Inc. will host an international forum on design for manufacturability June 17-18 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Newport, RI. Among speakers will be representatives from Hewlett-Packard, Raytheon, Harley-Davidson, and Visteon. Topics will include automatic assembly, product development metrics, modularization, process manufacturing, and supplier collaboration.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.