Advanced manufacturing technologies workshop, Canada

February 4, 2003

Brussels, 03 Feb 2003

A workshop on advanced manufacturing technologies for the automotive industry is taking place on 13 and 14 May in London, Canada.

In today's knowledge-based economy, innovation is crucial in the development of new products and production technologies. The workshop's main goal is to provide a forum for technology providers, manufacturing executives, strategic planners and decision makers to share innovative strategies relevant to manufacturing technologies for the automotive industry.

In particular the event will focus on the following themes: supply chain management; emerging manufacturing processes and technologies; product development strategies; new vehicle concepts; enterprise planning and control.

The event is being organised by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in conjunction with the London Economic Development Corporation, techalliance, and the department of foreign affairs, International Trade.

NRC is the Canadian government's leading resource for scientific research, development, and technology-based innovation. NRC's outstanding people help turn ideas and knowledge into new products, processes and services, creating value for Canada.

For further information, please contact:
Hatty Verberne
Tel: 011 1 519 430-7092
Fax: 011 1 519 430-7064

Dr. Peter Orban
Tel: 011 1 519 430 7047
Fax: 011 1 519 430-7064 _e.html

CORDIS RTD-NEWS / © European Communities

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