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   "Meeting the Onslaught of Product Focused Environmental Regulations"

    Presented by: George Valaitis, RoHS Program Manager, AB SCIEX
     Location: AB SCIEX 71 Four Valley Drive, Concord, Ontario L4K 4V8

     Date: February 15, 2010 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm , Doors open at 6:00pm  PPT of Presentation

    “Lean, Integrated Product & Process Development"

     Presented by: Brent Wahba, President, Strategy Science Inc.
     Location: AB SCIEX 71 Four Valley Drive, Concord, Ontario L4K 4V8

     Date: March 30, 2010 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm , Doors open at 6:00pm    PPT of Presentation


    “The World of Regulatory Compliance of New Products"

     Presented by: Tom Keyserlingk, Director of Environmental Compliance, IHS Global
     Location: MDS Analytical Technologies, 71 Four Valley Drive, Concord, ON  L4K 4V8

     Date: January 26, 2010 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm          PPT of Presentation 


    “The Future of Numerical Methods in Product Development:ANSYS"

     Presented by: Alan McKim, VP Tech Support and Consulting Services, Simutech Group
     Location: Simutech Group Toronto, 50 Ronson Drive, Suite 120, Toronto, ON M9W 1B3 

     Date: November 24, 2009 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm           

    “Ready, Fire, Aim:Balancing Speed and Accuracy in Product Development

     Presented by: Meg Sheehan, Principal, Stage Gate International
     Location: MDS Analytical Technologies, Concord, ON  L4K 4V8 

     Date: June 23, 2009 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm         PPT of Presentation 

     “Round the clock product development by effectively working globally”

    Presented by: Eric Van Essen, Javelin Technologies
     Location: Javelin Technologies, Oakville, ON  L6K 3V3 

     Date: May 26, 2009 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm         PPT of Presentation                          

     “3rd Party Validation”

     Presented by: Canadian Innovation Centre
      Location: MDS Analytical Technologies, Concord, ON

      Date: April 28, 2009 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm , Doors open at 6:00pm    Pdf of Presentation

     “Voice of the Customer”

    Presented by: Merril Mascarenhas, CMC, Managing Partner, Arcus Consulting Group
     Location: MDS Analytical Technologies, Concord, ON
     Date: Mar 31, 2009, 6:30PM - 8:30PM          Pdf of Presentation

    “IP Strategies to Improve Innovation and Reduce Risk”

   Presented by: Patricia Folkins BSc, PhD, Partner, Patent Agent, Bereskin and Parr
    Location: Smiths Detection, Mississauga, On
    Date: Feb 4, 2009, 6:30PM - 8:30PM          PPT of Presentation

    “SR&ED Opportunities and Latest Developments”

   Presented by: Danny Ladouceur, CA, President, R&D One
     Location: R&D One office, 95 Mural Street, Suite 600, Richmond Hill L4B 3G2

     Date: November 25, 2008 between 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm   PDF of Presentation


       “The New Ethnographers: An Inquiry into the Use of Observational

       Research to Inform New Product Design and Development”

   Presented by: Sarah Wilner MBA, PhD Candidate, Schulich School of Business, York University
    Location: Markham Public Library-Milliken Mills Branch, 7600 Kennedy Rd., Unit 1, Richmond Hill
    Date: October 28, 2008, 6:00PM - 8:00PM          PPT of Presentation

   3D Scanning Tools and their application to Product Development

   Presented by: Walter Bentley, P.Eng. Regional Manager, Faro Technologies Inc.
     Location: 71 Four Valley Drive, Concord, Ontario L4K 4V8

   Walter demonstrated the portable FaroArm with Laser scanner line probe and demonstrated

    how easy it is to digitize complex shapes for reverse engineering and inspection

Date: September 30, 2008 between 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm  

    A summary of past events is available here in pdf form.

                   Ontario PDMA Past Events.pdf

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