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Medical Additive Manufacturing

Medical Additive Manufacturing Showcase

At the RAPID + TCT Medical Additive Manufacturing Showcase, you will find in-depth education covering design and manufacture of implants, dental devices, tissues, and more using a variety of additive manufacturing technologies.

Conference

Conference

The RAPID + TCT conference is known worldwide as North America’s most influential additive manufacturing conference. Discover how industry leaders are implementing additive manufacturing and review case studies on how the technology is transforming traditional manufacturing.

Thought Leadership Panels

Thought Leadership Panels

Our Thought Leadership Panels will bring together some of the most well-known names in additive manufacturing to discuss industry trends, the impact of marketplace demands on AM, and AM advancements.

Workshops

Workshops

Take a deep dive into a specific additive manufacturing topic at the RAPID + TCT workshops. Choose from several workshops covering concepts that will open your eyes to new manufacturing possibilities and advance your understanding of 3D printing, scanning, and additive manufacturing.

Keynote Presentations

Keynote Presentations

RAPID + TCT keynote presentations feature industry-leading speakers highlighting real-world examples of the incredible applications of additive manufacturing. You’ll learn about how 3D technologies are transforming a wide variety of industries, and what you can do to stay ahead of the competition.

Innovation Auditions

Innovation Auditions

Qualified innovators selected by a panel of industry experts and investors will audition for you. Each innovator will have no more than 5 minutes to get your attention and share why their innovation could make a difference.

SME ZONE

SME ZONE

The SME ZONE is the focal point of everything happening at RAPID + TCT. Major attractions will be hosted in the SME ZONE – and while you’re there, learn how SME can help you grow your business and advance your career.

Networking Receptions

Networking Receptions

Networking receptions will be offered throughout the week to keep the interaction going. Connect with industry experts and network with peers in a relaxed environment. All networking receptions are included with your RAPID + TCT registration.

Startup Zone

Startup Zone

The Startup Zone at RAPID + TCT showcases the most innovative and exciting 3D technology startups, allowing up-and-coming companies to share their efforts to improve, expand and accelerate additive manufacturing among the industry’s biggest names.

SME ZONE Theater

SME ZONE Theater

The SME ZONE Theater is where you can explore the latest advancements in 3D technologies. You’ll hear from additive manufacturing’s brightest leaders on where the industry is headed next in medical, automotive, materials, and other hot topics.

Smart Manufacturing Hub

Smart Manufacturing Hub

The Smart Manufacturing Hub will feature several advanced manufacturing technologies, including automation, advanced materials, 3D printing, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), 3D scanning, and more.

Product Presentations

Product Presentations

The RAPID + TCT Product Presentations showcase the must-see technologies, applications and new products you can find on the exhibit floor. These technically oriented presentations will divulge what’s new with some of the hottest companies in additive.

Knowledge Bars

Knowledge Bars

At the Knowledge Bars on the exhibit floor, you’ll have many opportunities to learn about new the latest technologies, materials and applications. These brief presentations may be just what you need to find a new solution or connect with a new supplier.

Student Summit

Student Summit

Hosted alongside RAPID + TCT, this one-day summit is designed to provide high school students with their first taste of manufacturing by delivering student-centric programming, keynote speakers, hands-on competitions, technology demonstrations, and guided show-floor tours of exhibiting manufacturing companies.

Career Development Forum

Career Development Forum

The Career Development Forum is targeted to college and university students, faculty members and early careerists (emerging professionals). You will hear from additive manufacturing experts who will discuss their current roles and opportunities.