MIT – Smart Customization Seminar

The MIT Smart Customization Seminar 2008 is the only event of its kind in North America that provides an in-depth coverage of one of today’s most important business trends. It is open to a distinguished group of professionals from diverse industries working on, implementing, or considering mass customization and personalization strategies and technologies.
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In addition, a small group of pre-eminent scholars will share leading-edge research on issues of importance and practicality to mass customization professionals.

The event will showcase the glitterati of Mass Customization including Frank Piller & B. Joseph Pine II with keynote addresses highlighting key aspects of matters today in mass customization and an opening address by William Mitchell, MIT Smart Customization Group.

The industry will also be represented by Desktop Factory CEO Cathy Lewis, CustoMax.com Founder & CEO Bas Possen, Adidas Director of Mass Customization, Alison Page and many more(sans Ponoko).

If anyone is able to attend please feel free to send me a report, I would love to attend vicariously if I can’t in the flesh.

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  1. Ponoko Blog Says:

    [...] Following on from our series of interviews with presenters from the MIT Smart Customisation Seminar, we now have been honored with an interview with one of the organizers Frank Piller. Frank Piller is a chair professor of management at the Technology & Innovation Management Group of RWTH Aachen University, Germany, one of Europe’s leading institutes of technology. He is also a founding faculty member of the MIT Smart Customization Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. His recent research focuses on value co-creation between businesses and customers/users, and the interface between innovation management, operations management, and marketing. [...]