On Tuesday, 2 May 2017 in London, Innovate UK will launch a Special Interest Group in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing).
The aim of the Special Interest Group (SIG) is to create and promote new knowledge and knowledge transfer in the area of additive manufacturing and 3D printing (AM/3DP), primarily for the benefit of UK business and economic growth. It is run by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), which is funded by the Government through Innovate UK. The proposed agenda is below and if you are interested in attending you can find out more on the Innovate site.
10:00 Coffee, Registration and Networking
10:30 Welcome and Introduction to SIG – Louise Jones, KTN
10:45 UK Supply chain and Heat Maps
11:00 Design and Manufacture for End Use Graeme Bond, FDM Digital Solutions
12:00 Innovative Ideas Pitching Session
12:30 Your SIG choices – Ideas and topics for events, sectors etc.
13:00 Lunch break and Networking
14:00 New Approaches in Additve Manufacturing
Paul Holt, Photocentric
Guy Newcombe, Archipelago
14:30 Uncertainty and Traceability in AM Tracerco
15:00 Your SIG choices – Voting and Decision making
15:30 Summary, next steps and close