CIMdata produces the popular PLM Road Map conference.

PLM Road Map is a strategic conference that focuses on how companies successfully define and employ PLM strategies and enabling solutions to meet challenging product development, manufacturing, and deployment issues. It  is the must-attend event for industry executives and PLM practitioners globally – providing independent education and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to the industry germinate and take root.


PLM Road Map NA 2018 in collaboration with PDT NA 2018

PLM Road Map NA 2018 in collaboration with PDT NA 2018, is the must-attend event for PLM industry executives and PLM practitioners globally—providing independent education and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to industry germinate and take root.

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PLM Road Map 2017 in collaboration with PDT Europe

PLM Road Map 2017 in collaboration with PDT Europe, is the must-attend event for PLM industry executives and PLM practitioners globally—providing independent education and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to industry germinate and take root.

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PLM Road Map 2016 for the Aerospace & Defense Industry in collaboration with PDT Europe

PLM Road Map 2016 for the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) Industry in collaboration with PDT Europe, is the must-attend event for A&D industry executives and PLM practitioners globally—providing independent education and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to the A&D industry germinate and take root.

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PLM Road Map 2016 for the Global Automotive Industry and their Supply Chain Partners

PLM Road Map 2016 for the Global Automotive Industry and their Supply Chain Partners is the must-attend event for Automotive industry executives and PLM practitioners globally—providing independent education and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to the Automotive industry germinate and take root.

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PLM Road Map 2016 for the High Tech & Medical Device Industries

PLM Road Map 2016 for the High Tech & Medical Device Industries is the must-attend event for industry executives and PLM practitioners globally—providing independent education and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to the industry germinate and take root. The theme for this event is "Innovation and Structure—where processes and tools collide."

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PLM Road Map 2015 for the Global Automotive Industry and their Supply Chain Partners

PLM Road Map 2015 for the Global Automotive Industry and their Supply Chain Partners is the must-attend event for Automotive industry executives and PLM practitioners globally—providing independent education and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to the Automotive industry germinate and take root.

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PLM Road Map 2015 for the A&D Industry featuring 3D CIC

PLM Road Map 2015 for the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) Industry featuring the Collaboration & Interoperability Congress (3D CIC) is the must-attend event for A&D industry executives and PLM practitioners globally—providing independent education and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to the A&D industry germinate and take root.

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PLM Road Map 2015 for the High Tech Electronics Community

PLM Road Map™ 2015 for the High Tech Electronics (HTE) community is the must-attend event for HTE industry executives and PLM practitioners globally—providing independent education and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to the high tech industry germinate and take root. The theme for this event is “Innovating in a Nanosecond World: How PLM Makes Innovation and Collaboration for the HTE Industry Repeatable, Sustainable, and Scalable.”

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PLM Road Map 2014

The theme for PLM Road Map 2014 was PLM-enabled Continuous Product Development and Delivery for the Automotive & Transportation Industry and Supply Chain. Product development today is a set of discrete processes and deliveries around specifications and intellectual property (IP) exchange. Design reviews and delivery schedules drive IP development and exchange. Some industries are driving toward a more continuous model, with more synchronous collaboration and, in the case of software, continuous product delivery. Continuous product development and delivery requires new technologies and work arrangements.

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PLM Road Map 2013

PLM Road Map 2013 focused on  The Evolving PLM Paradigm - Toppling the Status Quo. Over the last decade, PLM has risen as a strategic business approach to mediate between the many stakeholders throughout the product lifecycle, applying the appropriate technologies to support often complex processes. New technologies, processes, and expectations have emerged or matured that threaten this dominant paradigm with extinction.

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PLM Road Map 2012

PLM Road Map 2012 focused on PLM as the Strategic Imperative: Managing Lifecycle Complexity to Drive Competitive Advantage. Presentations considered the reasons why implementing PLM is so difficult, large scale PLM program governance, the data deluge, systems engineering, simulation-based design, and more.

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