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3DDE Conference 2016 Review

3DDE Conference 2016 Review – A summary of the 3D Design and Engineering Conference 2016

Designers and engineers have grown up with milling and drilling as the manufacturing technologies for developing products. With 3D Printing / Additive manufacturing new opportunities arise but also new pitfalls. That is why the 2nd edition of the 3D Printing Design & Engineering conference took place on May 24, 2016 at Designhuis in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Here’s a brief 3DDE Conference 2016 Review.

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Renowned Speakers and Thought Leader Opinions

The conference was successful, bringing together over 60 participants, and provided great intellectual and social interaction for the attendees. Renowned speakers from Shapeways, Fraunhofer IPT, Philips Industry Consulting, TNO, ShareMy3D, iMinds, Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten, EDS Innovation, Metal Technics and Sirris shared their views and opinions on 3D printing design and engineering topics.

“The goal is to make 3D printing part of every designer’s DNA!”

Presentation Titles & Topics

The titles of the presentations included: Connected Adaptive Production – From design to final parts. How CAx Integration can connect Conventional and Additive Manufacturing | Start with the end in mind’ – Design for Supply Chain – an integral approach to develop smart products | Generative design for additive manufacturing | Cloud-Based Communication for 3D Content | FABulous funding opportunities for startups and SMEs | Lowering the barrier: design & engineering for everyone | EDS-Innovation, 3D Casting | Metal AM Design Rules, what every mechanical design engineer should know! | Topological optimization: findings from practice.

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3DDE 2017 is on the Way!

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