Registration is now open for the Additive Manufacturing Standardisation Collaborative (AMSC) Design for Additive Manufacturing virtual event. Hosted and organised by America Makes and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the event will take place online on March 31, 2021.
AMSC was launched in 2016 as a cross-sector coordinating body with the aim to accelerate the development of industry-wide AM standards and specifications consistent with stakeholder needs. Supported by industry, government, academia and standards developing organisations (SDOs), the AMSC’s Standardisation Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing describes the current and desired future standardisation landscape for Additive Manufacturing.
The event will bring together subject matter experts from industry, government, and academia for a discussion that aims to lay the groundwork for further development/refinement of the AMSC roadmap, last published in June 2018. The agenda will include presentations and panel discussions on standards that have been published or that are in development to fill gaps identified in the roadmap and potential focus areas for AM standards development based on new technology developments and applications.
“For five years, ANSI and America Makes have enjoyed a strong partnership through the AMSC initiative, which is aimed at facilitating the development of a consistent, harmonised, and non-contradictory framework of AM standards and specifications,” stated S Joe Bhatia, ANSI president and CEO. “The March event presents an opportunity for the broad community of stakeholders to discuss the latest happenings around standards and trends that are driving the market for Additive Manufacturing.”
Brandon Ribic, America Makes Technology Director, commented, “This inaugural discussion with standards development organisations and leaders within the AM supply chain will offer a variety of perspectives on the current state and future needs within the AM standards landscape. Design is a vital piece of the AM value chain and is key to substantiating the merits of AM processes. We are grateful for everyone’s participation and support in this important discussion.”
Further information and registration details are available here.