CIMdata has completed its 2012 PLM Road Map as the "Strategic Imperative: Managing Lifecycle Complexity to Drive Competitive Advantage." PLM Road Map is the company's vendor-neutral thought leadership event that covers PLM strategies and concepts.
The event featured sessions on Simulation-Driven Engineering, Mechatronics and Digital Manufacturing, PLM Program Management, and PLM Education and Certification. Second day keynote speakers included John Knight-Gregson, Jaguar Land Rover (PLM Transformation: Setting Up the Program Framework); Frank Popielas, Dana Holding (Simulation-Driven Engineering: The Future of Product Development); and Dr. David Cole, AutoHarvest (The Auto Sun is Rising). CIMdata also introduced its PLM Industry Consortium at the event.
According to the company, attendance grew by about 30% over the 2011 event to 290 attendees from North America, South America, Asia, Europe, India, and South Africa. Sponsorships and booth spaces sold out.
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Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company's website.