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The conference organizers welcome enquiries from electronic media and the press. Accredited journalists can attend this conference and/or arrange interviews with the speakers.
Press accreditation should be arranged in advance of the conference. It is granted to active editorial staff and freelancers, subject to proof of an editorial job function, a freelance commission or a valid press card.
To register for a complimentary media pass, contact us by filling in this form or by contacting Esther Wendrich. She can be reached at e.wendrich (@) or during European office hours on +31 620008576.

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Previous editions


On April 17-18, 2018, Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen (NL), hosted a two-day event about 3D printing materials, 3D printing design and 4D printing. The event comprised three conferences and an exhibition.
On April 17, the 3D Printing Materials Conference and the 3D Printing Design & Engineering Conference took place in parallel. The first was about polymers and plastics, the latter about the process behind the printing itself (virtual engineering, tools, blockchain, etc). Read more


The 4th edition of the 3D Printing Materials Conference, focused on Polymers, took place on February 02, 2017, at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, The Netherlands. At the same location, on February 01, the 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference was held.

The conferences brought together over 150 attendees, who gathered to discuss the most disruptive applications of 3D printing and latest developments and applications in the field. They were not purely academic conferences, but innovative events bringing together brilliant minds and discoveries. Read more


On January 26-27, 2016, the 3rd edition of the 3D Printing Materials Conference took place at MECC Maastricht, in The Netherlands. The conference was successful, attracting many international delegates and provided great intellectual and social interaction for the participants. International leading speakers from renowned companies and institutions such as Harvard University, University of Wollongong, Technical University of Eindhoven, Corbion Purac Biomaterials, Innovation Centre of Polymers, SIRRIS, ACAM GmbH (Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing), SupraPolix, 3D PPM, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Applied Polymer Innovations/Innofil3D, Z3DLab, FOM Institute AMOLF, LUXeXceL Group, 3DCeram and Vormvrij shared their knowledge during the two-day conference. Read more


The program of the second edition of the 3D Printing Materials Conference Read more