3D Printing 101

Jun 13, 2018 1:30pm – 5:00pm

David L. Bourell, Ph.D
Temple Foundation Professor
University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)

Bartholomew N. Briggs
Senior R&D Engineer Engineering Excellence
Newell Brands (Charlotte, NC)

This pre-conference workshop is geared to provide a solid foundation for those new to 3D printing or for those that need a deeper understanding.

  • 3D Printing Technology Overview:
    • What is 3D printing and how does it work?
    • What are the different types of 3D printing technologies?
    • How is 3D printing different than traditional manufacturing?
  • Benefits and Applications of 3D Printing:
    • Where is 3D printing being used today?
    • What are the benefits of 3D printing?
    • How big is the 3D printing market and what are the projections for the future?
  • 3D Printing Technology Deep Dive:
    • Digital File
    • 3D Printer: Hardware & Software
    • Materials
  • 3D Printing Ecosystem:
    • What countries are leading in 3D printing?
    • Who are the leading 3D printing industry players?
    • How to determine the appropriate 3D printing technology?
  • Transforming the Manufacturing Industry:
    • What is needed to implement 3D printing in R&D process?
    • What is the cost of 3D printing?
    • What is the impact to systems & supply chain?