Dearborn, Mich. (PRWEB) July 27, 2012
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) today announced a call for speakers for AeroDef Manufacturing 2013, the leading exposition and conference for the aerospace and defense industry, to be held March 19-21, 2013, in Long Beach, Calif. The submission deadline for abstracts is Friday, August 7, 2012.
Produced by SME in partnership with industry OEMs, AeroDef Manufacturing fosters innovation across the extended supply chain to reduce costs, expedite production times and maintain U.S. competitiveness in the global economy. AeroDef showcases the industry’s most advanced technologies across an innovative floor plan designed to facilitate interaction and business relationships between exhibitors and buyers looking for integrated solutions.
Keynote speakers and panelists come from the highest levels of the public and private sectors. They come to share their vision of the potential of technology, collaboration and public policy to transform manufacturing, especially in the areas of producibility and affordability.
SME is seeking speakers to share their knowledge and experience in the following areas as they relate to aerospace or defense manufacturing:
Composites & Advanced Materials
Contract Manufacturing Services
Digital & Direct Manufacturing
Finishing & Coatings
Precision Machining & Tooling
Quality, Measurement & Inspection
Speakers can submit their presentations by completing the Call for Speakers Form, including a 100-200 word description of the topic, at the AeroDef Call for Speakers page.
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About AeroDef Manufacturing
AeroDef Manufacturing is the leading exposition and technical conference for the aerospace and defense manufacturing industry. Produced by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), in partnership with industry OEMs, AeroDef Manufacturing’s mission is to foster innovation across the extended enterprise to reduce costs, expedite production times and maintain U.S. competitiveness in the global economy.
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the premiere source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking. Through its many programs, events, magazines, publications and online training division, Tooling U, SME connects manufacturing practitioners to each other, to the latest technologies and to the most up-to-date manufacturing processes. SME has members around the world and is supported by a network of chapters and technical communities. A 501(c)3 organization, SME is a leader in manufacturing workforce development issues, working with industry, academic and government partners to support the current and future skilled workforce.