NPDC 2009 conference will be the most significant event focusing over the Engineering, Medical, Pharmaceuticals, Software, Advertisements and Insurance sector. The conference is being organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras. The current global financial chaos has caused a widespread turn down in global financial activity badly, affecting numerous products and service fields. This conference will obtain assistance from academic world and industry in the shape of knowledge and information regarding the newest advances casing a variety of product development operations including opportunity identification to execution and marketing.
NPDC 2009 will cover the following topics, such as, Six Sigma Lean Product Development, Open Innovation Robust, Design Product Life Cycle Management, Design for Manufacturing and Cost, Frugal Design, Globalizing Product Development, Virtual Product Development, People, Teams and Culture, Co-Development and Alliances, Product Development Management, Design for Sustainability, Voice of the Customer, etc.