Webinar and Event Highlights: 3D Printing Roundup for December 10, 2023


This week, we’re featuring events in Berlin, Nashville, Texas and more, with a series of webinars on subjects including the business of dental 3D printing, Nexa 3D’s XiP, and many others. Keep on reading for more details!

Under the Lens: 3D Printing News

Executive Editor Joris Peels, who is additionally the Vice President of Consulting at Additive Manufacturing Research (AMR), presents a weekly news livestream named ‘3D Printing News Unpeeled’ at 9:30 am EST. Every episode sees Peels accessing LinkedIn Live to share, in less than 20 minutes, what he defines as the headlining news stories from the 3D printing industry of the week, elaborating on their significance. A part of the stories in his collective are ones that we have reported on 3DPrint.com, while others are not, each sharing the trait of being equally fascinating and impactful!

Between December 11 and 12: AM Medical Days

On December 11-12 in Berlin, the third run of AM Medical Days will happen. This major event in the AM medical field will feature over 50 speakers, 21 discussions, and 25 exhibitors. Industry-supporting entities including Medical goes Additive, Ottobock, 3D Systems Company, University Hospital Basel, and the Cluster HealthCapital Berlin-Brandenburg are behind this event. The conference will address advancements in 3D printing technology, with leading focuses on bioprinting and implants, surgical preparation and procedure, medical education, orthotic and prosthetic solutions, and related issues.

“This conference presents a platform for medical professionals, hospital representatives, manufacturers of medical technology, licensing authorities, health insurance representatives, and educators to network with AM solution providers – software providers, supply manufacturers, 3D printer manufacturers, and service providers, with the central discussion point: How to adopt additive technologies in regular use.”

If you’d like to attend the conference, you can register here.

December 11 – 14: Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC)

At Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee from December 11-14, the Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) will be conducted by the U.S. Navy, on behalf of the Joint Defense Manufacturing Technology Panel (JDMTP), and in collaboration with ARCTOS. This is America’s yearly event aimed at promoting and tapping the potential of engineers, scientists, administrators, policy gurus, and technological leaders from the defence manufacturing industrial base. The standard attendance at DMC exceeds 1,000 participants, mostly from the government and industry sector, and includes system developers, technology executors, and military representatives. Many AM firms will attend, including 3YOURMIND, America Makes, Exum Instruments, and TriMech.

Leaders and manufacturing domain experts from the government, industry, and academia come together to share information and views on defence manufacturing policies, strategic direction, best practices, funding options, and the latest manufacturing innovations that will benefit our soldiers.

Online DMC registration has now closed, but on-site registration is an option between 3-5 pm today, and during the normal Conference registration hours this coming week. Remember to bring along a copy of your company’s DD2345 form!

December 12 – 13: 6th Global 3D Printing Webinar

The Global Scientific Guild is going to host the “3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 6th Global Webinar” on December 12 and 13. The theme of this event is “Revisiting Innovations and Insights in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing: Charting the Path Forward”. Wide-ranging aspects of 3D printing and AM will be addressed, including new technologies, materials, applications, industries, design principles, sustainability features, legal matters, and case studies from the real world. This live online event will host in-depth discussions on the latest breakthroughs and new approaches in the realm of technology. Furthermore, it aims at promoting information exchange and fostering collaborations amongst researchers, educators, directors, and lecturers from both industry and academia.

“The event lasts two days and includes Keynote sessions, Oral Presentations, Poster presentations, Student Forums, and Exhibitions. A single registration grants access to all sessions.

Participants will receive certificates for participation & presentation alongside an abstract book containing all accepted Abstracts.”

Anyone interested in participating in the webinar can register here.

“Industrial Production at Point of Need with Markforged”- December 12 & 13

Markforged is headed to Texas this week to discuss the topic of “Industrial Production at the Point of Need.”On Tuesday, December 12th, visit the MLC CAD’s 3D printing showroom in Austin from 11 am to 1 pm CT, and on Wednesday, December 13th, they will be at the MLC CAD 3D printing showroom in Dallas from 11 am to 1 pm CT. Have lunch while experts provide demonstrations and answer questions. If your parts are expensive to outsource, need frequent customization, have long manufacturing lead times, and require low annual volumes, 3D printing may work for you!

“Let’s explore what Additive Manufacturing can offer your business through customer case studies. We’ll also dive into the different material and fiber reinforcement options to better understand the benefits of Additive Manufacturing.”

Learn more about these open house events here.

December 12: 3D Printed Home Dedication in Newport

On the 12th at 11:30 am EST, Black Buffalo 3D and Newport News Shipbuilding are scheduled to conduct a ribbon-cutting ceremony for neighboring 3D printed residences in Newport News, Virginia. The event will be broadcast live on the Habitat for Humanity Peninsula & Greater Williamsburg Facebook page. Registration for in-person attendance is available here. Attending in person gives a fantastic chance to interact with the teams in charge of the home construction and understand the advantages of additive construction.

One of the 3D printed residences is dedicated to Mr. Matthew McQuade, a longtime shipbuilder and Habitat supporter. The house was built by Newport News Shipyard employees and Mrs. Cathy McQuade.

UnionTech’s Martrix Product Launch December 13

At 1 pm EST on the 13th, UnionTech, an SLA 3D printing business, is hosting a product launch for its Martrix solution. Attendees can learn how the Martrix ONE simplifies processes and streamlines workflow. They will also be introduced to the newest features and technologies incorporated into Martrix520. Attendees stand a chance to win a free Martrix190 via a lucky draw, amongst other surprises.

“Martrix series are devoted to creating professional, desktop-sized 3D printers for our customers. With the use of mSLA surface exposure technology, ultra-high precision and fast printing speed are effortlessly combined, hence reestablishing the boundary of what’s achievable from intricate masterpieces in art studios or precision parts in industries, merging innovation with unparalleled precision.”

You can witness the live launch event here.

December 14: Innovations by 3D Systems for AM Application Requirements

At 11 am on Thursday, December 14th, 3D Systems will host a webinar on “Investigate 3D Systems Innovations for Additive Manufacturing Application Needs,” during which professional speakers will delve into the latest AM innovations, with a specific emphasis on the company’s technologies that enhance production capabilities and applications. Martin Johnson, VP – Product and Technical Fellow, and Richard Broad, Application Development Manager, will present an in-depth analysis of real-world applications and case studies, to help augment understanding of 3D Systems’ technologies, demonstrating how they can boost performance, redefine design potential, and contribute to overall AM process efficiency. They’ll also touch upon the compatibility of new materials with various AM technologies.

This webinar will review the latest printer technology highlights and next-gen materials introduced by 3D Systems throughout the year ranging from metals to plastics production. These offerings are designed to enable a broader spectrum of industries and as well as contribute to expanding production possibilities. See what is possible when the latest printer technology meets the broadest materials portfolio in the industry.

You can register for the webinar here.

December 14: CAD to Part Quickly with Nexa3D

Nexa3D will explain how you can go from “CAD to Part with XiP & xCURE Desktop,” in less than 30 minutes (including the post-processing) at 12 pm EST on Thursday the 14th. During a demonstration of the XiP and xCURE Desktop, attendees will learn how to import a CAD file into NexaX software and set up and start the print job, remove the part from the build plate and wash it, add it to xCURE Desktop for curing, and remove the part. They’ll also hear about the features of the XiP, and get a materials overview.

“Join us for a live 3D printing demo with Mckenzie Hutchinson, Head of Applications Engineering at Nexa3D, to witness a CAD-to-Part transformation that includes a full cure with the xCURE Desktop in just 30 minutes or less. Do you think we can do it? Register to find out live!”

You can register for the webinar here.

December 14: SprintRay’s Business of Dental 3D Printing

Finally, SprintRay will present the “Business of Dental 3D Printing” at 7 pm EST on December 14th, to provide attendees with the digital workflow and fundamentals to boost their practice. Internationally renowned dentist Dr. Tarun Agarwal will provide an overview of the scan-to-print digital workflow for in-office dental 3D printing, demonstrate how the workflow helps dentists deliver appliances while reducing lead times and costs, and more.

“Learn how to implement efficient digital dental workflows and deliver quality dental appliances in-office and same-day. Save time for your practice and patients while reducing production costs.”

You can register for the webinar here. Attendees will receive 1 CE credit.

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