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AM Challenges that Persist: 100+ years of Additive Manufacturing Expertise and Insights

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  • access_time 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EDT
  • location_onSME ZONE Theater
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Moderators: Sheku Kamara and Carolyn Conner Seepersad, PhD

Join a panel of Additive Manufacturing experts with over a century of collective insight to learn about the technical challenges that have persisted throughout the technologies’ evolution. Composed of experts across generations of SME’s AM Technical Community Leadership Committee advisors, this panel will identify today’s persistent technical and adoption challenges that are critical to AM advancement. By engaging in a conversation about the panel members’ past experiences in overcoming technology and adoption barriers and their vision of what’s coming next, the audience can identify the remaining “grand challenges” of AM, and thus the key opportunities for the next major breakthrough.

Presented by: SME Additive Manufacturing Technical Leadership Committee

  • Sheku Kamara
    Dean of Applied Research
    Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Carolyn Conner Seepersad
    J. Mike Walker Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director of the Center for Additive Manufacturing and Design Innovation
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Denis Cormier Dr
    Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
    Kate Gleason College of Engineering, RIT
  • Jason B. Jones PhD
    Co-founder & CEO
    Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies
  • David Leigh
    Chief Technology Officer for Additive Manufacturing
    3D Systems, Inc.
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    Co-Founder and CEO
    Vertex Manufacturing, LLC
  • Colleen Wivell
    Director Clinical Operations
    Materialise