Program 2016

Below you can find the program of the 3D Printing Materials Conference, which took place on January 26-27, 2016, at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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Program Day 1, January 26

09:30 10:20 Registration and coffee
10:20 10:30 Opening and welcome
10.30 12:30
Keynote: Professor Marc in het Panhuis FRSC, Professor of Materials Science, Associate Dean (International), University of Wollongong, about “3D and 4D printing of tough hydrogel materials”, More information
Professor Rob Wolfs, PhD Researcher, Technical University of Eindhoven, about “3D Printing of Sustainable Concrete Structures – From a Black and White Printer towards a Colour Printer”, More information
Michiel van Alst, Business Development Director, Corbion Purac Biomaterials, about “Application of Resorbable Lactide based Polymers in 3D printed Medical Devices”, More information
Niels Flach, CEO,  Innovation Centre of Polymers , about “Materials properties are key to the mechanical performance of your prints!”, More information
12:30 13:30 Lunch break / visiting exhibition
13:30 15:00
Session: Metals
Stijn Lambrechts, Business Development & Innovation Additive Manufacturing, SIRRIS, about “Guide to optimize print parameters for an LBM process”, More information
Dr. Ing. Johannes Witzel, Managing Director / Partner, ACAM GmbH (Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing), about “From prototypes to products with Laser Additive Manufacturing”, More information
Giorgio Magistrelli, Additive Manufacturing Expert, Corporate and project manager, More information
15:00 15:30 Coffee break / visiting exhibition
15:30 16:30
Session: Polymers (part 1)
Tristan Mes, Manager, SupraPolix, about “3D-Printing of Self-Healing Supramolecular Materials”, More information
Ferdi Verboom, CTO, 3D PPM, about “Underlying material innovation of the laser sintering process”, More information
16:30 18:00 Networking reception with drinks and snacks / visiting exhibition

Program Day 2, January 27

09:30 10:30 Registration and coffee
10.30 12:30
Moderator: Ed Rousseau, Business Development, Brightlands Chemelot Campus, More information
Jan Wolff, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Implantology, Dental Surgery, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, about “Fracture-driven design”, More information
Prof. Dr. Brando Okolo, CEO and Founder, Indmatec, about “Materials based challenges in 3D printing”, More information
Martin Faber, Scientist fibers and finishes, Applied Polymer Innovations/Innofil3D, about “Material Development for Fused Deposition Modeling”, More information
Madgid Djemai, CEO, Z3DLab, about “New Additive Manufacturing Composite Materials: Titanium/ Zirconium for Selective Laser Melting”, More information
12:30 13:30 Lunch break / visiting exhibition
13:30 15:00
Session: Polymers (part 2)
Johannes Overvelde, PhD Student, Harvard University, about “Embracing compliance in robots to achieve function”, More information
Corentin Coulais, Post-doctoral Researcher, FOM Institute AMOLF, about “Designing and fabricating Flexible Metamaterials to bridge the gap between Matter and Machine”, More information
Ricardo Blomaard, Material Science R&D Department, LUXeXceL Group, about “3D printing of optics”, More information
15:00 15:30 Coffee break / visiting exhibition
15:30 16:30
Session: Ceramics
Richard Gaignon, CEO, 3DCeram, about “Broadening the use of technical ceramics”, More information
Yao van den Heerik, CEO, Vormvrij, about “Reinventing Pottery”, More information
16:30 18:00 Networking reception with drinks and snacks / visiting exhibition

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