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Additive International announces 2019 summit speakers

The Additive International summit has announced its speaking roster for this year’s event. The two-day conference held in Nottingham on 10th and 11th July will feature 18 experts in all aspects of additive manufacturing, engineering and materials from top research institutions and industry players from around the world – including Astra Zeneca, Siemens Digital Factory, Marshall Space Flight Centre, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Imperial College London.

This year’s 14th annual summit delves into a wide range of AM-related topics, methods and new developments from across industries and disciplines. These include the additive manufacturing of glass optics, 3D printing objects all at once using computed axial lithography, vat photopolymerization, embedding sensors and functionality in AM, metallic hardware development for NASA, and motorsport brakes.

The Additive International event takes place 9th – 11th July at the Nottingham Bellfry / Picture: Additive International


Summit chair, Prof Richard Hague, said: “Additive International prides itself on providing a platform to share the latest research, developments and applications in additive manufacturing – as well as to address its challenges. This year’s conference is no exception. We look forward to welcoming new and established voices from across the AM community to share ideas, network and collaborate on ideas to help move technologies and processes forward, and to tackle some of the obstacles the industry faces.”

The pre-conference summit, ‘Future of Additive Manufacturing’ will be held on 9th July and feature presentations from eight speakers, focusing on the very latest in UK science and industrial research, with support from EPSRC and Innovate UK:

Stewart Williams, Cranfield University
Tim Hope, GKN Aerospace
Iain Todd, Mapp EPSRC Future Manufacturing Hub
James Logan, The MTC
Katy Milne, The MTC
Richard Hague, The University of Nottingham
Ricky Wildman, The University of Nottingham
Robert Scudamore, TWI Ltd

The main Additive International summit speakers include:

Andy Smith, Alcon
Laurence Coles, Added Scientific Ltd
Johanna Laru, AstraZeneca
Wilderich Heising, The Boston Consulting Group
Margot Segers, Brightlands Materials Center
Minh-Son Pham, Imperial College London
Rebecca Dylla-Spears, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Douglas Wells, Marshall Space Flight Center
Zhou Kun, Nanyang Technological University
Dayton Horvath, NewCap Partners
Denis Cormier, Rochester Institute of Technology
Michele Garibaldi, Siemens Digital Factory
Christian Leinenbach, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
Hayden Taylor, University of California, Berkeley
Morgan Alexander, University of Nottingham
Nesma Aboulkhair, University pf Nottingham
Nicholas Lavery, Swansea University
Sébastien Lani, Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology

Additive International will also feature more than 30 exhibitors from across the industry alongside the main summit, with BOC as the headline event sponsor.

To find out more and register, please visit: Additive International 2019