Registration opens for TCT’s conference at Formnext

October 11, 2018

October 11, 2018

Registration opens for TCT's conference at Formnext

Attendees at the formnext conference in November 2017 (Courtesy Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH)


Registration is now open for the TCT Conference @ Formnext, taking place during Formnext in Frankfurt, Germany, November 13–16, 2018. The four-day conference, organised by TCT Group, will be located in Hall 4, adjacent to the main Formnext exhibition hall at the Mesago Messe.

Formnext, organised by Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, is widely regarded as the leading exhibition for Additive Manufacturing and other advanced production techniques. This years exhibition includes around 550 exhibitors and is expected to increase visitor numbers from the 21,500 that attended in 2017.

The conference programme will include discussions covering a wide range of insights and developments in the aerospace, automotive, medical and dental sectors, in addition to product design and new research on materials and processes. A number of practical case studies and talks will be included in the programme, and are expected to offer attendees a detailed overview of the industry and advice on the successful adoption of AM.

A number of keynote speakers will present in the programme, including:

  • ‘Additive Manufacturing on the road – journey from prototyping to production’, Peter Mischke, Technical Specialist, BMW Group
  • ‘The medical device perspective of 3D printing’, Gene Kulesha, Senior Director, Advanced Engineering, Onkos Surgical
  • ‘Disruptive fuselage study by topological optimisation and Additive Manufacturing’, Damien Desgaches, Project Manager, Stelia Aerospace
  • ‘Future aesthetics – synthesis of design and technology exploration’, Pascal Hien and Moritz Doerstelmann, Designer, Steelcase and Managing Partner, FibR GmbH

Registration is available at a discounted early-bird rate until October 12, 2018.

October 11, 2018

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