The Ohio State Un;iversity and IBM Rational present:

Industry Engineering Forum Focus: Automotive

  Please Join Auto Experts in Columbus, OH  (there is no charge to attend this full day workshop)

 The automotive industry is facing steeper challenges than ever before.  System complexity is exploding and engineers are stretched to their limits.  Global engineering demands tool agility and broad, supplier chain collaboration. Please join The Ohio State University and IBM Rational® for an Automotive-focused Industry Engineering Forum at The Blackwell Inn on October 10th, 2013. This interactive forum will convene industry experts, innovative students, IBM Rational leaders, and key automotive solution partners who will provide thought leadership in tools, technology, and best practices to tackle these challenges. We look forward to meeting you there!

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October 10, 2013

8:30 AM – 5:30 PM  Eastern Time


The Ohio State University, The Blackwell Inn

2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, OH 43210

  Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni

The Ford Motor Company Chair in ElectroMechanical Systems

Professor of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Adjunct Professor of Industrial

Design at The Ohio State University

 Kent Helfrich

Executive Director, Global Electrical Systems at General Motors

 Mr. Brett Hillhouse

World Wide Automotive Sales Executive for IBM

 Leaders from  IEEE, Method Park, CloudONE, Sodius, National Instruments, 321 Gang, kVA, RTI, River North, and Electric Cloud will be in speaking on key topics including product development in the cloud, automated test, process and safety compliance, build acceleration, and agile in systems design.  We will close the day with a lively panel comprised of futurists, technologists, and leaders.

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 You will leave with deeper understanding of current and approaching trends in embedded systems, real use cases, and new contacts from collaborating with the brightest automotive minds from industry, technology, and academia.

 Complimentary lunch and parking.  Space is limited, we invite you to register today!