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Autodesk Executives and Customers to Speak at National Manufacturing Week
Sep 24, 2007 (08:09 AM EDT)

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHAT: National Manufacturing Week National Manufacturing Week is the only event in the United States that brings together engineering teams, executives and practitioners responsible for the entire manufacturing endeavor, from design and manufacturing process, to customer fulfillment and business success. WHERE: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, Ill. National Manufacturing Week is being held in the Greater Chicago area 5555 N. River Road Rosemont, IL 60018 WHEN: September 24-27, 2007 National Manufacturing Week conferences take place Sept. 24-26, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Sept. 27, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. WHY: Presentations from Industry Innovators and Thought Leaders Session 204: Design Technology: (Tuesday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.) Amy Bunszel, product line director of Inventor at Autodesk, will present "Becoming a Best-in-Class Manufacturer with Digital Prototyping Practices." Additionally, Autodesk customer Bosch Rexroth Canada will discuss how they use Digital Prototyping solutions to simulate the function of the St. Lawrence Seaway canal locks. Session 403: Project Management: (Thursday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.) Chris Hession, senior product marketing manager, Platform Solutions and Emerging Business at Autodesk, will present "Using Collaboration Technology to Streamline Product Design Workflows and Bring Products to Market Faster." Additionally, Autodesk customer Advanced Dynamics will discuss how it has been able to accelerate its design reviews by as much as 10 percent with Autodesk's data management tools. REGISTER: To learn more about National Manufacturing Week and to register, visit: CONTACT: To confirm session attendance and/or arrange a briefing with any of the speakers, please contact: Rosemary Mori: or 415.547.2474, cell: 415-217-9766 Andrew Favreau: or 312.297.7587 Autodesk will have a media briefing room available at the conference in room #60.

About Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc. is the world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions to help customers experience their ideas before they are real. Fortune 1000 companies rely on Autodesk for the tools to visualize, simulate and analyze real-world performance early in the design process to save time and money, enhance quality and foster innovation. For additional information about Autodesk, visit .

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CONTACT: Rosemary Mori of Autodesk, Inc., +1-415-547-2474, cell,, ; or Andrew Favreau,+1-312-297-7587, , for Autodesk, Inc.

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