New 2 Hour Educational Learning Labs Will be Unveiled at Design, Engineering and Manufacturing Event in Anaheim

ANAHEIM, California, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

UBM Canon is pleased to announce its new series of educational Learning Labs that appeal to expo attendees across all seven co-located industry shows. The Learning Labs will focus on applying critical concepts and enabling technologies in design, manufacturing, engineering and automation across multiple industry segments including medical and packaging. The event takes place February 11-13, 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

To help foster better learning outcomes the Learning Labs will break away from traditional, all-day classroom mentality by providing two hour concise and interactive sessions which will allow for more focused peer-to-peer learning, sharing of ideas and innovation showcases.  Attendees will be able to build their own schedule as they pick and choose from 30 Learning Labs over the three expo days.

Each Learning Lab will be led by industry experts who will explore technical concepts, practical case studies and new technologies to deliver solutions for current challenges. The Learning Labs program is specifically focused on the educational needs of those working in: Design, R&D, Manufacturing, Automation, Quality, Regulatory, Packaging, Supply Chain and Medical Devices.

Learning Lab Topics will include:

  • 3D Printing Strategies
  • Design Ideation & Innovation for Engineers
  • Designing for Manufacturability
  • Packaging Design
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Medical Device Engineering
  • Automation Technology and Robotics
  • New Material Technologies
  • Tools to Enhance Quality Control Systems

Companies Speaking Include: Baxter Bioscience, BMW, Dell, GE Healthcare, Mattel, Microsoft, Northrup Grumman, PepsiCo, Siemens, Starbucks and Volkswagon. Additionally, attendees will hear from educational institutions about the latest technology including: Strategies for interactive packaging, new robotic applications, human factors and design.

Visit any of our 7 show websites to learn which Learning Labs are right for you: AeroCon WestATX: Automation Technology Expo West, Electronics West, MD&M West, Pacific Design & Manufacturing West, PlasTec West and WestPack.

Registration:

The expo is free to attend for qualified industry personnel. Book just one Learning Lab for $299, or a Flexi-Pass, to come and go as you please, for only $449! Early Bird Registration ends January 17th.

About UBM Canon

UBM Canon is one of the world's leading producers of shows, conferences, publications and electronic media for the modern, international industries of medical engineering, electronics, packaging, healthcare, design engineering, manufacturing, automation technology, quality assurance and plastics processing. UBM Canon also publishes a great many industry magazines, including Packaging Digest, Plastics Today, Pharmacetical and Medical Packaging News (PMPN), Design News, Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI), and Medical Product Manufacturing News (MPMN).

 

For further information, contact:

Content & Speaking roles:  

Eric Dente, eric.dente@ubm.com, +1-310-445-8561
Heather Townsend, heather.townsend@ubm.com, +1-310-445-8545

Sponsorship opportunities:    

Lysa Frankfort, lysa.frankfort@ubm.com, +1-310-445-4245

Marketing Contact:

Kelly Ryan, Kelly.Ryan@ubm.com, +1-310-445-8516

 

SOURCE UBM Canon



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