Converge 2016 in Los Angeles, CA is the first in a series of six events to be held around the globe from September through November, for imaginative designers and all those involved in industries who appreciate forward thinking and design creativity.
The Los Angeles conference will be staged on September 8th and 9th at the Skirball Cultural Center, and will feature internationally renowned speakers, discussing the exciting middle ground where technology meets design. High profile sponsors such as NxRev, leaders in product development solutions, will be in attendance at the conference, to share their insights on cutting-edge technologies and design innovations.
Best of all, as a sponsor, NxRev can provide FREE Tickets to all of our clients and qualified prospects! Register Here.
Venue: Skirball Cultural Center
The Skirball, as it is known, opened its doors to the public in 1996 and has since become one of the leading cultural venues in the entire world. Established with the stated mission of exploring connections between American ideals and the 4,000 years of Jewish heritage, the center also hosts numerous international events in a sparkling venue situated in the Sepulveda Pass, just off the 405 Freeway. While visiting, you can browse through the museum store or the Noah’s Ark store, and enjoy cafe style dining at Zeidler’s Cafe.
Speakers at Converge 2016 Los Angeles
There will be an impressive lineup of industry leaders addressing attendees at the Los Angeles conference this year, each of whom will be bringing their own experiences and insights on achieving optimal aesthetics and functionality through design, maximizing new technologies like 3-D printing and additive manufacturing, and the utilization of new tools and technologies to accelerate and embrace open thinking in design processes.
Terry Wohlers is the President of Wohlers Associates, Inc., a company he founded almost 30 years ago, and which provides technical and strategic consulting on additive manufacturing, rapid product development, and new technology usage.
Kevin Shinn is the Vice-President of Industrial Design at Altair Thinklabs, which is a company assisting businesses implement and utilize human-centered design processes. He is also Chairman of the Membership Committee of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).
Shibo Ren is a Production Engineer at Edunburgh Elevator Manufacturing Co. Ltd., and is thoroughly experienced in optimizing production techniques.
Elena Manferdini is a master architect and is both principal and owner of Atelier Manferdini, an architectural and design firm in Venice, CA.
Julia Korner is an award-winning designer, whose specialties lie in the areas of additive manufacturing and robotic technology.
Eric Long is an Associate Director at Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill LLP, specializing in structural analysis, construction management, civil engineering, and AutoCAD.
Who would benefit from attending Converge 2016
You would! If you’re reading this, you are probably a good candidate, and someone who would benefit by attending this exciting convergence of design and technology. In general, everyone involved with design, engineering, architecture, and the development of new products will find this conference enlightening and insightful. With some of the best new industry thinkers in attendance, the exchange of ideas will provide fertile ground for future design and manufacturing innovation.
You’ll hear about Best Practices from industry leaders, you’ll learn about the newest technologies and the impact they can have on production methods, and you’ll hear about how others are combining optimal design, accelerated production, and sustainability of the environment. Everyone involved will have the opportunity to come away with an inspired new attitude toward making our world better, stronger, faster, and more sustainable.
For additional information
For more information about attending the conference, or if you are not a NxRev customer but would like free tickets give us a call at 408-986-0200 or email us.