LAKE ZURICH, IL — March 27, 2018 — Gilberto Cavada, design director of PDT, an Astronics Company, has been honored with the opportunity to be keynote speaker of Purdue's Design Daze. Design Daze, an annual event, gives senior students an opportunity to exhibit their work, present research, and learn from accomplished professionals in the industry as they present topics specifically prepared for the next generation of Industrial Design professionals.
"I feel it's important to take an active role in sharing knowledge with students in our industry," said Cavada. "I'm looking forward to connecting with these students and sharing information that should give them some insight into the Industrial Design space."
Purdue's Design Daze is an all-day event to be held a Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana April 6, 2018.
PDT is a global, full-service product development firm with 120 employees worldwide. Founded in 1995, PDT has grown to become one of the largest product development firms in the country. Team members have expertise in a wide range of product development disciplines, including design research, industrial design, user experience development, rapid prototyping, materials science, mechanical and electrical engineering, software development, strategy, scouting, and sourcing. PDT's award winning product designs have been recognized with more than 100 awards from authorities such as BusinessWeek, Fast Company, the Industrial Designers Society of America and The Consumer Electronics Association. For more information, please go to www.pdt.com.