Wednesday, May 31— Die Design and Simulation Software Experience

8:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, Exhibits Open
9:00 a.m. Keynote: A State of the Industry Report, and a Look Ahead
Dave Anderson, director–Auto/Steel partnership
10:00 a.m. Understanding Material Properties
Pete Ulintz, PMA Technical Director
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. The Influence of Material Properties on Die Design
Pete Ulintz, PMA Technical Director
12:15 p.m. Lunch, Exhibits Open
1:30 p.m. Forming Limits and Simulation Technology
Pete Ulintz, PMA Technical Director
2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions with Software Companies
Sponsors meet in small 30-min. group sessions
4:30-6:00 p.m. Networking Reception, Exhibits Open

Thursday, June 1— Die Build Conference

8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast, Exhibits Open
8:30 a.m. Tool Steel Selection and Heat Treatment
10:00 a.m. Break/Questions
10:15 a.m. Cutting and Punching Technology
11:45 a.m. Break/Questions
Lunch, Exhibits Open
12:30 p.m. Press Capacity's Impact on Tool Design
1:45 p.m. Break/Questions
2:00 p.m. Deep Drawing
Pete Ulintz, PMA Technical Director
3:15 p.m. Questions
3:30 p.m. Adjourn