Launch of Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) Special Interest Group

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 10:00
Knowledge Transfer Network


This event is the launch of the UK Additive Manufacturing Special Interest Group which was awarded earlier this year. The Special Interest Group (SIG) aims to create and promote new knowledge and knowledge transfer in the area of additive manufacturing and 3D printing (AM/3DP), primarily for the benefit of UK business and economic growth. It is run by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), which is funded by the Government through Innovate UK.


10:00 Coffee, Registration and Networking

10:30 Welcome and Introduction to SIG - Louise Jones, KTN

10:45 UK Supply chain and Heat Maps

11:00 Design and Manufacture for End Use Graeme Bond, FDM Digital Solutions

12:00 Innovative Ideas Pitching Session

12:30 Your SIG choices – Ideas and topics for events, sectors etc.

13:00 Lunch break and Networking

14:00 New Approaches in Additve Manufacturing

  • Paul Holt, Photocentric
  • Guy Newcombe, Archipelago


14:30 Uncertainty and Traceability in AM Tracerco

15:00 Your SIG choices - Voting and Decision making

15:30 Summary, next steps and close

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