The Future of Product Development

Next-generation manufacturing is changing the way products are created—and transforming the products themselves.

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Keynote Speakers

Ellen Kullman
President & CEO, Carbon

Phil DeSimone
Co-Founder, Chief Product & Business Development Officer, Carbon

Garrett Getter
Leader of Body Geometry, Specialized

Bob Kirk
Sr. Director, Future Footwear Innovation, adidas

Ladan Salari
Manager, Computational Engineering, adidas

Mike Pfotenhauer
Founder, Osprey Packs

Lauralyn McDaniel
Industry Strategy & Engagement, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Heather Miksch
VP, Supply Chain, Carbon

Mark Savage
Sr. Manager & CoE for 3D Printing, TE Connectivity

Terry Wohlers
President, Wohlers Associates

Bradley Rothenberg
Founder & CEO, nTopology

Erika Berg
Managing Director, Application & Business Development, Carbon

Dr. Lakiesha Williams
Associate Professor, University of Florida, Pruitt Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Larry Monahan
Associate Director, Corp. CAE, Advanced Prototyping, BD

Jamie Cone
Sr. Engineer, BD

Miguel Fernandez-Vicente
Advanced Research Engineer, The Manufacturing Technology Centre

Ryan Farrar
Sr. Director, Ball Gloves, Rawlings

Daniel Baker
Manager, Manufacturing Engineering, Fast Radius

Dan Healy
Head of Business Development, Fast Radius

Debbra Rogers
Chief Revenue Officer, Carbon

With More Speakers Coming Soon!

Agenda
September 22, 2021

(All times PDT)

x 9:00AM

Welcome

Ellen Kullman
President & CEO, Carbon

x 9:10AM

The Future of Product Development

Phil DeSimone
Co-Founder, Chief Product & Business Development Officer, Carbon

x 9:25AM

Product Spotlight: Specialized

A revolutionary bike saddle, developed and delivered in half the time

Garrett Getter
Leader of Body Geometry, Specialized

x 9:40AM

Product Spotlight: adidas

The next generation of the iconic 3D-printed midsole uses a novel lattice to push athletes forward with every step

Bob Kirk
Sr. Director, Future Footwear Innovation, adidas

Ladan Salari
Manager Computational Engineering, adidas

x 9:55AM

Product Spotlight: Osprey

Mike Pfotenhauer
Founder, Osprey

x 10:10AM

Breakout Session 1

Building Safe, Resilient Supply Chains

Supply chains are often an afterthought to product creators, but the disruptions of the last 18 months have highlighted the importance and fragility of the world’s manufacturing and logistical systems. By considering manufacturing processes and supply chains as an integral part of the product development process, product creators can deliver distinctive products that reach customers reliably and safely.

Lauralyn McDaniel
Industry Strategy & Engagement, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Heather Miksch
VP, Supply Chain, Carbon

Mark Savage
Sr. Manager & CoE for 3D Printing, TE Connectivity

x 10:10AM

Breakout Session 2

Integrating Design, Development, and Manufacturing

Designers and engineers can get the most out of new manufacturing technologies when they have manufacturing in mind at the beginning of the product development process. This panel will discuss tools and frameworks that help product creators develop outstanding, highly differentiated designs that will move smoothly through initial design, DfM, and manufacturing at scale.

Terry Wohlers
President, Wohlers Associates

Bradley Rothenberg
Founder & CEO, nTopology

Erika Berg
Managing Director, Application and Business Development, Carbon

x 10:50AM

Design Spotlight: Biologically-Inspired Design

Woodpecker beaks, ram’s horns, and conch shells offer insights for next-generation protective equipment

Dr. Lakiesha Williams
Associate Professor, University of Florida, Pruitt Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

x 11:05AM

Product Spotlight: BD

Additive manufacturing keeps factories running and reduces supply chain risks for critical medical equipment

Larry Monahan
Associate Director, Corp. CAE, Advanced Prototyping, BD

Jamie Cone
Sr. Engineer, BD

x 11:20AM

Product Spotlight: Rawlings

The iconic baseball glove has been reinvented and fine-tuned with 3D printing

Ryan Farrar
Sr. Director, Ball Gloves, Rawlings

Marc Schmidt
Sr. Design Engineer, Rawlings

Daniel Baker
Manager, Manufacturing Engineering, Fast Radius

Dan Healy
Head of Business Development, Fast Radius

x 11:35AM

Impact Spotlight: A Better Paddle for the Paralympics

Athlete Emma Wiggs won a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics using a 3D-printed paddle handle designed to her specifications

Miguel Fernandez-Vicente
Advanced Research Engineer, The Manufacturing Technology Centre

x 11:50AM

Closing Remarks

Debbra Rogers
Chief Revenue Officer, Carbon

What to Expect

Join us on September 22, 2021, for the inaugural Carbon Product Development Summit. Learn strategy from leading product developers, meet your peers across industries, and get insights into the latest capabilities of digital manufacturing.

The Carbon Product Development Summit will take place online. Registration is free for invited guests.

Who Should Attend

CEOs, CTOs, and CIOs who want to understand how manufacturing is driving the product strategies of industry-leading companies

Product management & product development executives who need to organize their teams and their technology stacks to create differentiated products that stand ahead of their competitors

Designers and engineers who want to take advantage of the latest manufacturing technologies to create distinctive, high-performance designs