Dr. Joel Orr to Keynote Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing 2005 Conference

Bethesda, MD, May 4, 2005 - Cyon Research Corporation, a leading provider of analysis and consulting for engineering-technology markets, today announced that Dr. Joel Orr, the company’s VP and Chief Visionary, will present the main keynote during the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' (SME) Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing 2005 Conference and Exposition.

Orr, long regarded as an industry leader, brings his unique insight and peculiar energy to this leading rapid prototyping (RP) event. His keynote, titled "Make it easy: Make it hard," will bring insight into how RP has influenced design practices and transformed time-to-market schedules, and how it may affect manufacturing in the future.

"Dr. Orr’s engaging style and engrossing insight into the technology used in design and manufacturing will bring new clarity to industry participants," said Terry Wohlers, Wohlers Associates and a 13-year advisor to the event. "Additive fabrication brings the tangible aspect to product design. Orr brings tangible understanding to the vagaries of the industry."

The Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing event, North America’s largest Annual Rapid Manufacturing event, is being held at the Hyatt Regency, Dearborn, MI USA, May 10 - 12, 2005. In conjunction with the main event is the CAD Data Exchange Conference, where industry experts will focus on the challenges and solutions for achieving 2D and 3D data exchange.

More information on SME’s RP&M conference can be found at: http://www.sme.org/cgi-bin/get-event.pl?--001539-000007-019278--SME-

More information on the CAD Data Exchange conference is at: http://www.sme.org/cgi-bin/get-event.pl?--001563-000007-019526--SME-

About Cyon Research
Cyon Research Corporation is a provider of analysis and consulting for engineering technology markets. Cyon Research provides key information, research, analysis, and consulting to its clients worldwide. COFES: The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software is Cyon Research's primary event, and explores investments necessary today to take advantage of—and profit from—future technologies. CADwire.net™ is Cyon Research's Web-based research resource for market information, news, and industry commentary. Other Cyon Research publications include CADCAMNet™, Engineering Automation Report™, both subscription newsletters providing insight, analysis, and reviews on technology specific to manufacturing disciplines; and AECNews™, a newsletter delivering information on trends, new technologies, and market information for design technologies that address architecture and construction.

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Published: Wednesday, May 04, 2005


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