It always seems to be “conference season” in the 3D printing world – things never really seem to slow down when it comes to conferences, expos, and symposiums. Things are particularly busy at the moment, however, especially regarding the Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo series. Just yesterday, Inside 3D Printing in São Paulo, Brazil wrapped up after two days packed with speakers, exhibitors, forums and more, and now it’s already time to look towards the next installation, scheduled for June 27-29 in Seoul, South Korea.
There is a split focus at this year’s event; heavy attention will be placed on manufacturing and biomedical applications for the first day, followed by a focus on business, transportation and metal 3D printing. Topics addressed by speakers will include 3D printed electronics, bioprinted tissue, digital dentistry, neurosurgical applications, retail trends and much more.
Keynotes will be:
- Augmented Manufacturing, given by Avi Reichental, Founder, Chairman and CEO of XponentialWorks
- Unlocking the $12T Manufacturing Industry with 3D Printing, given by Alex Lalumiere, Director at HP
- 3D Printing and Industry 4.0, given by Byoung-Bag Lee, Senior Vice President of Sindoh
- Printing the Future, given by Terry Wohlers, Principal Consultant and President of Wohlers Associates
- A New Horizon in Additive Manufacturing, given by Maurizio Costabeber, Owner of DWS
- Ushering in a World of Advanced Manufacturing, given by Michelle Baek, Director of Asia Sales at 3D Systems
There will also be two keynote panels. The first is titled “Can 3D printing become a game changer?” and will feature contributions from Hon Yi, Maurizio Costabeber, Amit Dror, Alex Lalumiere, and Avi Reichental. The second is titled “The Future of Metal AM,” and will feature Mohsen Seifi, Maryna Ienina, CK Kan, Peter Rogers and Terry Wohlers.
You can find a full list of speakers here.
In addition to the keynotes, panels and other speeches, there will be plenty of exhibitors providing information, products and 3D printing knowledge on the show floor. You can find a full list of exhibitors here. There will be something for everyone in the 3D printing industry here: if you’re wondering who should attend, the answer is “everyone.” Everyone who has even a little bit of a connection to the 3D printing industry, that is: businesspeople, architects, artists, jewelers, engineers, healthcare professionals, researchers, designers, investors – and that’s just a short list.
“Seoul Event is the largest 3D Printing event in South Korea with 90+ exhibitors and sponsors, 300 booths, 40+ speakers and 10,000+ visitors from 28 countries,” YB Kim, Venue Branding Specialist, MICE Business Team, KINTEX, tells 3DPrint.com. “On average, 9,000 for the exhibition and about 300 to 350 for the paid seminar programme.
“Major exhibitors are Sindoh (Diamond Sponsor), Hanil Protech (Silver Sponsor) followed by 3D Systems, Hankook Delcam (Autodesk Netfabb’s reseller), HDC (DWS, EOS, Nano Dimension reseller), Hepzibah, Carima, XYZ Printing, etc. Sindoh (Diamond Sponsor) will be the largest exhibitor. In terms of booth size, Hankook Delcam’s the largest one with 16 booths.”
Registration is open for Inside 3D Printing Seoul, which will be taking place at the Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX). There are plenty of options for attendance: you can get a two-day or one-day pass, a half-day pass, or a VIP Dinner Pass, which will get you access to a VIP dinner taking place on June 27 as well as to the keynote sessions and the exhibition hall. An Expo Pass allows access to keynotes and the exhibition floor as well. It’s to your benefit to register before the conference begins, as prices go up significantly at the door. You can register online here.
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