Meetings & Shows 9/25/2008

Nov. 26, 2008
VDI “Baden-baden special” conference
Oct. 15-16 — The third VDI “Baden-Baden Special” conference is devoted to the subject of “Saving energy with automotive electronics

VDI “Baden-baden special” conference

Oct. 15-16 — The third VDI “Baden-Baden Special” conference is devoted to the subject of “Saving energy with automotive electronics.” Experts from automakers, industry suppliers, and institutes of higher education will discuss topics such as reduction of the energy consumption of electrical components, hybrid drives, energy storage, safety systems, driver-assistance systems, and sensor technology.

The event is arranged by VDI Wissensforum GmbH and the VDI Society Automotive and Traffic Systems Technology and will take place in Baden-Baden, Germany. For more information, call +49 (0) 211 62 14-201, e-mail: [email protected], Web:

Convergence 2008
Oct. 20-22 — “Vehicle Electronics Converging on Real Customer Needs” is the theme of Convergence 2008, the Convergence Transportation Electronics Association conference. Chrysler will host the show at Cobo Center in Detroit. The program includes keynote speakers, panels, technical sessions, welcome reception, continental breakfasts, networking reception, and a banquet. More information is available at

Space simulation conference
Oct. 20-23 — The 25th Space Simulation Conference will take place at the Doubletree Hotel in Annapolis, Md.

The event is hosted by the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology, and cosponsored by NASA, AIAA, ASTM, Canadian Space Agency, and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. For more information, visit

Injection-Mold Design
Oct. 23-24 — Seminars For Engineers USA, a div. of Sensor Products Inc., in association with Dealy’s Mold Engineering, is offering a seminar titled “Fundaments of Injection Mold Design.” The seminar will be in Detroit.

For more information, call (877) 755-2272 or (973) 560-9092, e-mail: [email protected], Web:

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