April 10th, 2013


Wednesday 13 Feb 2013

Cedar Falls “Clarion Inn” Against the Grain Restaurant

(Formerly called the Holiday Inn)

Topic: DISTek Integration - Embedded Software Services

Speaker: Mr. Nick Elliott

Nick Elliott from DISTek Integration, Inc. will give us an overview of DISTek and talk about some examples of the types of embedded software projects they work on.

Nick is the Business Development Manager for DISTek Integration Inc. He is a University of Northern Iowa graduate with a Business Management degree and is actively involved with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. He currently chairs the Computer and Automated Systems Association of SME (CASA), is a member of the Technology Association of Iowa and is actively involved in the Cedar Valley Chamber and FIRST Robotics and FIRST Lego League.

When not submerged in the world of technology, he is busy with taxes as owner of Liberty Tax Service in Waterloo.

DISTek Integration, Inc., founded in 1992, is an embedded software services provider specializing in off-highway vehicle systems. DISTek specializes in providing full software development services from design concept to system integration and test. DISTek has over 90 employees, the majority of whom are Electrical, Software, or Computer Engineers. DISTek is employee owned, is headquartered in Carthage, IL, and has its main operations office located in Cedar Falls IA.

DISTek engineers have proven experience creating and implementing model-based software development (MBSD) solutions for a wide variety of off-highway vehicle applications.

Program Chair: Gary Dorhout

Price for meal: $15.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent)

Time: Social period: 6:00 P.M. Dinner: 6:30 P.M. at River City Bistro “ Against The Grain” Restaurant, Cedar Falls Holiday Inn, (Clarion Inn) 5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls 50613.

Dinner Reservations: Contact Steve Lang via E-mail at LangStephenP@JohnDeere.com or by phone at 319-292-8747 by 4:00 PM, Monday 8 April 2013. Leave name and message on answering machine. Guests are welcome - please be sure to make a reservation.

Dues: Member dues of $10.00 may be sent to the Treasurer, Kenneth Friend, 1112 W. 4th St., Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613-2430 (ph 319-277-2312) or paid at the meeting. E-mail FriendKennethD@JohnDeere.com

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