Science in the Age of Experience

 May 15-18, 2017 • Chicago, IL



Additive Manufacturing Symposium & Hackathon

Additive Manufacturing has progressed from its roots in prototyping applications to functional end-user production parts at enormous speed with transition; enabling lighter parts and shorter development cycles. Modern 3D design and modeling tools serve as powerful engines to come up with generative designs and bridge the gap between as-designed and as-manufactured parts. Additive Manufacturing is being extended to new materials, processes and applications every day. However, the fast-developing technology constantly confronts challenges such as how manufacturing affects design, quality control, process monitor and supply chain.