Link3D to hold industry-wide Digital Additive Manufacturing Conference this month

March 19, 2020

Additive Manufacturing workflow software provider Link3D, Boulder, Colorado, USA, has announced that it will hold an industry-wide Digital Additive Manufacturing Conference on March 24–25. The event has been planned in response to the high number of event cancellations in recent weeks due to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Shane Fox, CEO & Co-founder of Link3D, explained, “As COVID-19 continues to disrupt our daily lives, Link3D wants to step up and make sure the Additive Manufacturing community continues to move forward and inspire!”

“So many of us have dedicated our lives to creating a smarter, sustainable, and more intelligent way of manufacturing; we certainly will not let COVID-19 slow us down,” he continued. “Our team is gathering some of the brightest and most inspiring minds in our community to create a free Digital Manufacturing Conference, to ensure that the community sticks together and their voices from across the globe are heard.”

Link3D’s Digital Conference will include a number of panel discussions and keynote presentations on:

  • Material development
  • Additively manufactured metals and castings
  • Digital Factory and connectivity
  • Additive Manufacturing safety 
  • Additive Maturity Model
  • Industrialisation and standardisation
  • Advanced applications for metals and AM

Speakers confirmed for the conference include: 

Day 1

  • Greg Hayes, Senior VP Applied Technologies, EOS
  • Ben Ferrar, VP Additive Manufacturing, Carpenter
  • David Dietrich, Honeywell
  • Youping Gao, Catheon
  • Paul Gates, UL
  • Gregor Reischle, Head of Additive Manufacturing, TUV SUD

Day 2 

  • Michael Shorr, Head of Application Consulting, Dyemansion  
  • Zac Holcomb, CEO and Co-Founder, and Brent Wright, Chief Design Officer, Additive America 
  • Jessie Lea, GoProto President
  • Speaker TBC – The Barnes Group of Advisors
  • Speakers TBC – Velo3D

The Digital Additive Manufacturing Conference will kick off on March 24 and 25 at 8:30 AM EST, finishing at 4:30 PM EST. Each presentation will last 30 minutes, and the event will also include a number of digital networking events being held, using the remo.co platform. 

Daily updated information regarding speakers and the schedule is available via the conference website. 

go.link3d.co/digitalconference

www.link3d.co

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