This workshop was intended to bring together industry representatives, researchers and educational institutions working in the areas of computer-aided design-manufacturing-inspection (CAD/CAM/CAI) in Québec and in Canada. The goal was to build momentum that fosters the communication of information and ideas and help start industry-education type collaborations.

The theme of the 2011 edition was “Digital product development: state of the art and outlook”.

The themes addressed mainly concerned current and emerging problems facing the industry. A summary of available technologies and tools was presented. A few case studies based on concrete applications was also be presented in order to tackle the issues facing our businesses and the opportunities and solution paths available to them to ensure their continued competitiveness.

This edition of the workshop was held at the École de technologie supérieure in Montréal, on June 10, 2011.