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Upcoming Chapter Events

Boston Chapter

June 13, 2013

Measuring Product Innovation

Cincinnati Chapter

June 5, 2013

Tri-State Innovation Forum

New York/New Jersey Chapter

June 4, 2013

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Product Innovation Management Annual Global Conference
Digitally Optimized Visions Now Available | What's New with PDMA India

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What's Happening

Survey Closes June 8: Are You Among the Best in Social Media?

Register for the Social Product Manager Webcast on June 20

Learn about Obtaining Customer Needs for Product Development During PDMA's June 13 Webcast

Explore Three Trends in the Field of Voice of the Customer by Attending PDMA's June 27 Webcast

PDMA HQ Announcements

Have You Checked Out the PIM13 Website?

Learn more about what's in store at the 2013 Product Innovation Management Conference: PIM13, on Oct. 26-30 at the Arizona Biltmore, on the event's newly launched website! Register for the event, get a glimpse at this year's speaker lineup, and view hotel and travel information for your stay in Phoenix.

Bookmark the page and stop by often for more event updates!

PDMA Publications

PDMA Wants to Know: What Do You Think of Visions' Digital Format?

Starting with the Q1 issue of Visions, which launched last month, PDMA members around the world will have full access to the publication in a new, digitally optimized platform. Visions now features direct access to authors' social media sites, email addresses and websites, and dynamic links to additional content embedded in each article for further reading. Visions can now include audio, video and slideshows. You can share articles via your social media outlets, and the issue is optimized for whatever device you prefer to view it on—laptop, desktop, tablet or smartphone.

We're excited about these changes, but we want to hear what you think. Send us your thoughts on the new digital version of Visions . What do you like most about digitally optimized publications—and what makes you cringe? We want to hear from you! Share your thoughts on the PDMA Blog or PDMA's Facebook page today!

Chapter and Affiliate News

What's New with PDMA India

2013 Students Innovation Contest

To encourage creativity and showcase innovative ideas among graduate students in engineering, PDMA India organizes an annual national level innovation contest called the All India Engineering Students Innovation Contest.

There were about 100 participants in the contest, and the committee shortlisted 18 participants based on their innovative ideas. The selected participants were invited to demonstrate and showcase their prototypes on March 31, 2013 at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. The judges selected the top three teams and selected four teams as consolation prize winners.

Webinar on “Customer Research Methods for Product Development” by Dr. Aruna Shekar, Massey University, New Zealand and PDMA New Zealand

PDMA India invited Dr. Aruna Shekar, Massey University, New Zealand and PDMA New Zealand to give a lecture as an on-demand webinar.

Dr. Shekar accepted the invitation and gave a lecture on "Customer Research Methods for Product Development."

The on-demand webinar is available here.

International Conference on “Sustainable Innovation and Successful Product Development for a Turbulent Global Market”

PDMA India organizes an Annual International Conference each year. This year, the title of the International Conference is “Sustainable Innovation and Successful Product Development for a Turbulent Global Market."

This conference is scheduled for December 16-18, 2013 at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.

Researchers, executives and academia are invited to submit extended abstracts of their papers intended for presentation in the conference and the workshop in no more than 600 words in PDF format highlighting their findings and methodologies adopted. The papers are expected to reflect original contributions, or critics or extensions to available knowledge in the related areas. Arrangements are being made with reputed publishers of leading journals to evaluate suitable papers presented at the conference for publication in the respective journals and to bring out special issues on these topics. All other papers presented will be published in the conference proceedings to be brought out on the occasion. For more information about the International Conference, please click here.

To learn about PDMA India and its activities, click here.