As additive manufacturing begins to take off at an exponential rate it is often difficult to stay current with the constantly evolving technologies and applications. The best method to learn is to have some face to face time with the experts. The highest density of experts will always be at tradeshows.
To assist those who would like to stay updated on this transformative technology we have created a list of the 10 best 3d printing events to attend throughout the world in 2018. This list was created for engineers who want to learn how additive manufacture can be used in their respective industries.
Where: Dresden, Germany
When: 29/01/2019 - 31/01/2019
The 3rd International Symposium on Additive Manufacturing claims to bring together the leading experts on additive manufacturing. It includes presentations on advanced processing and technologies, pre- and post- processing, and process control and quality, as well as business presentations, networking sessions and post sessions.
Where: Maastricht, Netherlands
When: 30/01/2019 - 31/01/2019
The 3D Medical Conference includes lectures from academics, doctors, nurses, engineers, designer and managers, and focuses on state of the art developments in the industries, as well as displays of products or future products for those attending the session.
Where: Chicago, USA
When: 31/03/2019 - 04/04/2019
AMUG focuses on 'accelerating the education and advancement of additive manufacturing and 3D Printing'. Bringing in people from all over the world, it includes engineers, designers, managers and educators who come together to share their research and expertise, as well as show how the field itself is developing.
Where: Berlin, Germany
When: 10/04/2019 - 11/04/2019
Over 200 exhibitors expected out of a total of 2,500 total attendees. One interesting aspect of this exhibition is the inclusion of a concept called "Demonstration Street". This is effectively an area where numerous interactive products and prototypes are put on show. These products incorporate the technologies represented in the exhibition.
Where: Melbourne, Australia
When: 14/05/2019 - 17/05/2019
Inside 3D Printing is a business-to-business conferences, acting as a trade show for the 3D printing industry. Industry influencers will give keynote presentations, and you'll be able to see the latest 3D printers in action. Inside 3D printing hold several events, not just in Melbourne, including conferences in Mumbai, Munich, Sao Paulo and Seoul.