Additive Manufacturing Seminar & Tour
Aug. 29, 2012 | 9am – 4:45pm | $395
Greater Columbus Convention Center | Columbus, Ohio
• Tim Caffrey, associate consultant of Wohlers Associates, and key figure in the annual AM industry “bible” – the 270-page Wohlers Report.
• Bryan Crutchfield, managing director of the U.S. arm of Belgium’s Materialise NV, which has been active in this field since 1990.
• David K. Leigh, co-founder of Harvest Technologies, which builds prototypes and production parts for various industries, and for firms such as Boeing Corp.
Optional EWI Tour
At the close of this seminar, from approximately 3:30-4:45 pm, attendees also will be able to tour EWI (formerly the Edison Welding Institute), a nonprofit firm that for three decades has helped manufacturers improve operational efficiencies through innovative materials joining and allied technologies.
Particpants will visit EWI’s nearby, 132,000-square-foot facility with more than $20 million in capital equipment. The facility includes an Additive Manufacturing Consortium, as well as advanced technologies related to laser welding and ultrasonic welding.