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SAE Webcast to Focus on Cost Savings in Automotive, Aerospace Markets

WARRENDALE, Pa., Aug. 15, 2005 - The Society of Automotive Engineers, in affiliation with The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, will present "Integrating Design, Manufacturing and Materials Models: Case Studies of Real Applications" in a live, interactive telephone/webcast format.

DATE: Thursday, September 22, 2005

TIME: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. EDT

MODERATOR: Dr. John E. Allison - Senior Technical Leader, Ford Motor Company

Mr. John J. Schirra - Manager, Materials and Process Engineering, Pratt & Whitney
Dr. Paul T. Wang - Manager, Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University


  • Approaches to integrate design, manufacturing and materials models
  • Summary of successful methods used by automotive and aerospace markets
  • Analysis of improvement in quality and reductions in design cycle time and cost

Additional information is available by visiting

Engineers, suppliers, managers, educators and marketing directors focusing on the research and development of products, materials and software are encouraged to join this broadcast. Fee is $345. (Fee will be waived for reporters who receive accreditation; please e-mail your request to