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(GOYANG=Newsis News) This year's Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo is set to kick off on May 28 for a 3-day run at the Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX) in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi Province, where the latest trends in the global 3D printing industry will be on display.
A great number of speakers from across the world will visit Korea for the occasion, including President Omer Krieger of Stratasys Asia Pacific, Executive Vice President Kevin McAlea of 3D Systems, and Principal Consultant and President Terry Wohlers of Wohlers Associates.
At the conference, President Krieger will be delivering the opening keynote titled, "3D Printing Market Trends & Shaping What's Next."
Later that day, Steven Kim of global software company SAP will speak on "How 3D Printing will change manufacturing and supply chains," while Florian Graichen of New Zealand-based bio firm Scion is set to make a presentation titled, "Additive Manufacturing in a Bio Economy - 3D Printing of bio-based polymers and composites."
Drew Taylor, CEO of U.S. AstroPrint, is slated to discuss the "Cloud Infrastructure of the 3D Printing Industry," as Mingu Kang, CEO & Founder of ARIS Technology delivers a speech on "Quality Control of 3D Printed Parts using Artificial Intelligence (AI)" in an adjacent room.
The highlights of this year's conference are the fields of metal additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing software.
Fabian Krauss of EOS, Peter Rogers of Autodesk, Chao Wang from Sweden-based Arcam, and Kevin McAlea of 3D Systems will form a Metal Keynote Panel to discuss "The Future of Metal AM," where members of the audience can expect to hear first-hand information about metal printing technology that is currently being used at industrial sites.
A Frontier Tech Showdown is also scheduled to take place on opening day, where startups will compete in robotics, and 3D printing, drone, virtual and augmented reality technology.
The winner will receive an investment of KRW 5.7 million from the event's sponsor U.S.-based Asimov Ventures.
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Source: Newsis News (May. 18, 2017)