ESPRIT World Conference 2004 May 4–7 in San Francisco, California Why You Should Attend At a time when budgets are tight and time is a luxury, why is attending ESPRIT World Conference 2004 one of the best business decisions you can make? 1. Get ESPRIT 2005 first You will be among the first to get ESPRIT’s most exciting software release to date, with advanced functionality for a full range of machining, including multitasking with B-axis capability. You’ll leave the conference with an ESPRIT 2005 beta version in hand, be on the top of the fall ship-to list, and be offered all initial releases in-between. 2. Keep your programming skills sharp In today’s competitive manufacturing environment, keeping your technical skills and shop technology current is more important than ever. Get the up-to-date training you need to put the newest ESPRIT functionality to work for you right away. And the ESPRIT CAM experts will give you valuable tips for better CNC programming with your current version. 3. Learn from the best Conference technical sessions will be led by the very product engineers, software developers and company leaders who develop ESPRIT software. You’ll benefit from their personal product insights and come away with a new depth of understanding you can use. 4. In-depth training at significant savings Twenty-two hands-on intensive technical courses with a focus on the new ESPRIT 2005 product will be offered during ESPRIT’s 4-day conference. Attendees will have an opportunity for comprehensive, in-depth ESPRIT training offered only once a year, and at a significant savings over regular training sessions. 5. Brand-specific machine tool training Technical sessions will include brand-specific classes for a number of machine tools, including Charmilles, Sodick, Nakamura, Mazak, Citizen, and Mori Seiki. Attendees considering a machine tool purchase will benefit from the manufacturer-specific content and current users will learn about new machine tool developments. A downloadable list of the ESPRIT World Conference 2004 technical breakout sessions is available online and class registration is now open for registered attendees on the ESPRITWeb site. Class size is restricted and available on a first- come, first-served basis. Other reasons you’ll want to attend At special conference events and between classes you’ll find numerous opportunities to discuss product development with ESPRIT’s application engineers and company leaders, and have time to network with manufacturing industry leaders and fellow machining professionals. With editors from leading metalworking publications, including Tooling & Production, Modern Machine Shop, Manufacturing Engineering, and American Machinist covering the ESPRIT World Conference 2004 you will have a unique opportunity to learn about developing trends in the industry and to discuss your company’s achievements with the press. Mori Seiki One of the primary sponsors of the ESPRIT World Conference 2004 is the industry leading machine tool manufacturer of Japan, Mori Seiki Co., Ltd. Mori Seiki representatives will be available to discuss Mori Seiki product developments and to answer any questions you may have about programming their machines with ESPRIT. Dr. Masahiko Mori will be attending the conference and will deliver the keynote address. SolidWorks SolidWorks, the leader in 3D mechanical design software is another primary sponsor of ESPRIT World Conference 2004. SolidWorks representatives will be available to discuss SolidWorks product developments and to answer any questions you may have about machining SolidWorks part models with ESPRIT. ESPRIT World Conference 2004 is a profitable investment Your attendance at the ESPRIT World Conference 2004 is a business investment that will increase your bottom line and pay you back time after time. You will be among the first to get ESPRIT 2005 and gain the leading-edge programming skills to take immediate and full advantage of your software and machine tool investment. You’ll get useful insider tips on current issues and developing manufacturing trends, and make professional connections that you will value now and for years to come.