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NCMS-AMT Forum will include nanomanufacturing speaker.

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Jul 17, 2007 - Scheduled for Aug 13-15 in Baltimore and held in conjunction with Association for Manufacturing Technology, 2007 NCMS-AMT Technology Forum, Shift Happens, will address changes affecting manufacturing landscape such as alternative energy, sustainability, nanomanufacturing, and off-shoring. It will also focus on how government and industry can collaborate to drive technological innovation. Zyvex Founder, Jim Von Ehr, will discuss Zyvex's progress towards goal of creating digital matter.

National Center For Manufacturing Sciences - Ann Arbor, MI

Original Press Release

Noted Nanomanufacturing Speaker Added To 2007 NCMS-AMT Technology Forum Agenda

Press release date: Jun 29, 2007

ANN ARBOR, MI - June 29, 2007. An exciting new speaker has been confirmed for the 2007 NCMS-AMT Technology Forum being held August 13-15 in Baltimore, Maryland. This year's forum "Shift Happens" will address the seismic changes that are shaking the manufacturing landscape (alternative energy, sustainability, nanomanufacturing, off-shoring) and be held in conjunction with AMT, the Association for Manufacturing Technology. The forum will specifically address how government and industry can collaborate to drive technological innovation.

James R. (Jim) Von Ehr, Founder & CEO, Zyvex Labs LLC

*Nanomanufacturing our future*

Zyvex is the first /molecular nanotechnology/ company, with a vision of developing adaptable, affordable, and molecularly precise manufacturing.

Zyvex Founder Jim Von Ehr will discuss Zyvex's progress towards this ambitious goal of creating "digital matter." Highly engineered nanomanufacturing systems built with atomic precision will revolutionize how we make products ranging from construction materials to computers to medicine.

NCMS and AMT Members $575 on or before July 13, 2007 $650 after July 13, 2007

Non-Members $675 on or before July 13, 2007 $750 after July 13, 2007

Space is limited- please make plans to attend this exciting event.

Registration Working Agenda About NCMS The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) is the largest cross-industry collaborative research and development consortium in North America, and is the only consortial effort in the U.S. devoted exclusively to manufacturing technologies, processes and practices. NCMS has 20 years of experience in the formation and management of complex, multi-partner collaborative R&D programs, and is backed by corporate members representing virtually every manufacturing sector.

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About AMT AMT (founded in 1902 as the National Machine Tool Builders' Association) supports and promotes the U.S. machine tool industry. The association provides U.S. builders of manufacturing systems with the latest information on technical developments, trade and marketing opportunities, and economic issues. It also gathers and disseminates information about world markets, promotes its members' products in those markets, and acts as a representative on manufacturing technology matters to governments and trade organizations throughout the world.

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