Global Business Council
Annual Marketing Forum
OF CHARGE TO ALL IMAPS 2006 ATTENDEES!
“Industry Insights on Market Dynamics & Challenges
for the Supply Chain”
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
San Diego Convention Center
5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Marketing Forum Co-Chairs:
Howard Imhof, Metalor Technologies USA
Laurie Roth, Kulickle and Soffa Industries Inc.
GBC will again offer a free-of-charge Marketing Forum to
all IMAPS 2006
attendees who wish to participate. This
year’s event will be on Wednesday evening from 5:45
pm - 7:15 pm at the San Diego Convention Center and will
be followed by a 45 minute “Networking Reception.” Pre-registration
is strongly recommended in order to plan the reception. You
must register on-line.
The Marketing Forum Program follows the lead of the IMAPS 2006 Technical Program in emphasizing technologies that are prevalent in the Southern California/South West region. The presentations will be on RF/Microwave, Biomedical, and Military/Aerospace.
Laurie Roth - Co-Chair Global Business Council Steering Committee and
Director Strategic Marketing, Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.
"Overview of the Roadmap Initiative: The Road Ahead"
Earl Lum – President, EJL Wireless Research
"Wireless Trends 2006 & Beyond: Analyzing the Ecosystem"
David Cassak - Managing Partner, Windhover Information Inc.
"The Medical Industry Today: Challenges and Opportunities"
Rick Ludwig - Director, Business Strategy and Development, Unmanned Systems, Northrop Grumman Corporation
"Northrup Grumman's Family of UAVs for the Warfighter"
Earl J. Lum has agreed to present in the area of RF/Microwaves. Mr. Lum manages EJL Wireless Research. Mr. Lum has 14 years of experience within the wireless industry. Prior to starting EJL Wireless Research, Mr. Lum was Managing Director of the Wireless Technology Equity Research sector for Montgomery & Co. During his time at Montgomery & Co., Mr. Lum pioneered and positioned Montgomery & Co. as a leader in the Mobile Game Content sector as author of “The 3-D Mobile Game Market: Development, Discovery, Delivery” market analysis report and has become a respected resource for the mobile game market.
A well-known expert in the field of Biomedics, David Cassak has agreed to share his knowledge in that part of the program. Mr. Cassak is a Managing Partner of Windhover Information Inc., a Norwalk, CT-based health care business information company. In 1989, Mr. Cassak, along with his partner Roger Longman, led a buyout of the publications business of The Wilkerson Group, forming Windhover Information Inc. In addition to IN VIVO, Windhover publishes START-UP and Medtech Insight. The company also offers an extensive database of health care transactions, Strategic Intelligence Systems, and a broadconference business covering both medical devices and biopharmaceuticals.
Rick Ludwig, Director, Business Strategy and Development, Unmanned Systems, Northrop Grumman Corporation Integrated Systems Western Region, San Diego, has agreed to present his expertise in the Military/Aerospace session at the 2006 Marketing Forum. Mr. Ludwig develops and initiates business development plans and strategies, which result in the achievement of Unmanned Systems (UMS) acquisitions as established in the Integrated Systems Long Range Strategic Plans and Business Plans. He develops, implements and monitors respective UMS marketing and selling, bid and proposal, and indirect plans and budgets as they relate to the overall UMS market place.
AHEAD AND PRE-REGISTER TO ATTEND THIS NOT-TO-BE-MISSED
BUSINESS COUNCIL (GBC)
FREE TO ALL
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11TH
7:15 PM - 8:00 PM
SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER