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The Materialise Experience

June 7, 2018 - June 8, 2018

The Materialise Experience is a two-day event focused on the current innovations and future of 3D Printing. Join the leaders in 3D printing as they talk about.

Additive Manufacturing – Leaders from the manufacturing and automotive industries will share their experiences and current innovations in 3D printing and the future of the technology, including metal 3D printing, streamlined production and applications beyond prototyping. The lineup includes, Michael Whitens, global director of vehicle & enterprise sciences at Ford Motor Company, who will discuss key enablers to accelerate additive manufacturing growth and how to create a mind shift in modelling, part design and consolidation, materials and supply chain.

Medical Devices – Experts from medical device companies will discuss how they have utilized 3D printing technology and their vision for future innovations in their companies. During one medical device session, Bill Hartman, director of global technologies at Zimmer Biomet will discuss the value of implementing 3D planning and printing and how the technology enhances patient services.

Hospital – Hospital leaders will present best practices, including how to set up on-site print labs, new approaches to surgeries, insurance reimbursements and comparisons between insourcing versus outsourcing. Among the hospital leaders presenting will be Dee Dee Wang, MD, director of the Center for Structural Heart Disease at Henry Ford Health System, who will discuss the impact of integrating 3D printing and planning into structural heart interventions.


June 7, 2018
June 8, 2018
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Cobo Center
1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226 United States United States



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