Speakers include Jeffrey Carlson, Deputy Mayor, City of Rochester (Championing the Fast Ferry); John Neuberger, business manager, QuadGraphics, QuadMed Division (QuadMed: Champions of a New Industry); Thomas Pray, chair of decision sciences and management information systems, RIT (The One-Year MBA); Christine Shea, associate professor of technology and operations management, The University of New Hampshire (Champion Behavior and Team Performance); Brian Heft, business technology manager, Performance Products, Air Products, Inc. (Champions at Air Products: New Rules & New Responsibilities); Jerry Lozinski, vice president of product development, Sunbeam Products, Inc. (Product and Service Innovation Via External Providers).
The RIT New-Product Development Forum, a partnership between RIT faculty and local businesses, is designed to address applied-research issues related to the successful introduction of new products and services.
Registration is required; tickets are $100, with company discounts available. The cost is free for the RIT campus community and NPD Forum members. A continental breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8 a.m. and lunch is scheduled from noon to 12:45 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.cob.rit.edu/npdforum, or contact Molly Weimer at 475-7431 or firstname.lastname@example.org.