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Publication Date: 08/1/2011
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DEKA's Dean Kamen to Address ECIA Executive Conference
Atlanta, GA — The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is presenting Dean Kamen, founder and president of DEKA Research & Development Corporation as guest speaker at the 2011 Executive Conference, "Partnering for Profitable Growth". Kamen will speak on October 24, the middle day of the conference which runs from Oct, 23-25 at the Intercontinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel, Chicago, Illinois.

Kamen's presentation, "The Future Belongs to the Innovators", will explore his experiences developing game-changing medical technologies and his work inspiring the next generation of scientific leaders through the FIRST Robotics program. Examples of technologies developed by his company are the HomeChoice portable dialysis machine; the iBOT Mobility System; the Segway Human Transporter; a DARPA-funded robotic arm; a new and improved Stirling engine; and the Slingshot water purifier. Kamen is a renowned entrepreneur, inventor and tireless advocate for science and technology.

The 2011 Executive Conference provides a convenient setting for key industry leaders to focus on critical business issues and opportunities. Attendees receive the latest information from renowned experts and gain unprecedented access to industry leaders. The conference delivers essential up-to-minute industry and economic information.

Sponsors of the conference include: Advantage Business Media; Allied Electronics; Arrow Electronics, Inc.; Avnet Electronics Marketing; Bourns; Carlton-Bates Company; CNA; Digi-Key Corporation; Electronics Sourcing, N.A.; Hearst Business Media; Honeywell Sensing & Control; Kemet Electronics; Littelfuse; Mouser Electronics; Molex; Murata; Newark Element 14; netComponents; Penton Media; Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas; TE Connectivity; Texas Instruments; TTI, Inc.; UBM Electronics Group; and Vishay.

Contact: ECIA, Electronic Components Industry Association, 1111 Alderman Drive, Suite 400, Alpharetta, GA 30005 678-393-9990 fax: 678-393-9998 Web:

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