Munich Technology Conference on Additive Manufacturing

July 3, 2018

October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 to October 11, 2018

Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

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Munich Technology Conference on Additive Manufacturing


Additive Manufacturing

Industrialization, Applications, Business Models

Additive Manufacturing is a very promising technology. It has the potential to become a central building block in the future of our industry. In order to develop it further, we need concepts from business and research. With the inauguration of the Oerlikon Additive Manufacturing Innovation and Research Center in Munich as well as the establishment of the Research Institute for Additive Manufacturing at the Technical University of Munich, we support this development.

At the 1st Munich Technology Conference, we will discuss the future of Additive Manufacturing together with a select group of senior industry leaders, academic visionaries and political supporters. We will look at the challenges as well as at the potential along the value chain from design and engineering, to materials, the printing and the post-processing. Pioneering practitioners will show how the technology drives productivity increases.


Topics of discussion

At the conference, leading experts from the corporate, academic and political sectors will discuss key trends and developments in AM.

  • What are the most exciting AM applications in different industries?
  • How will AM change industry business models in the next 10 years?
  • What does it take for the breakthrough of AM as serious serial production technology?
  • How can we drive the industrialization of AM?
  • How can public–private partnerships accelerate AM as a mainstream manufacturing technology?
  • How can technology support manufacturing in developed countries?
July 3, 2018

In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

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Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:

  • Kennametal: The story of the successful commercialisation of AM hardmetal and steel solutions
  • General Atomics Aeronautical on metal Additive Manufacturing’s place at the centre of the digital manufacturing revolution
  • Adrian Keppler on Additive Manufacturing: An insider’s assessment from the outside
  • Metal AM’s journey to industrialisation: Are we there yet? And what does the destination even look like?
  • A stronger future, layer by layer: How next-generation software will drive adoption of metal AM
  • Volkmann: Making the case for the complete automation of powder handling in AM
  • Metal AM on an industrial scale: GKN Additive draws on decades of sintering expertise to commercialise Binder Jetting
  • International Conference on Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing: Highlights from EBAM 2023

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