SAVE THE DATE | CALL FOR SPEAKERS: Virtual AM for Defense Conference, 13 October 2020 – 3 November 2020

Jakajima, matchmaker for innovators, and 3D Print magazine join forces. Together they will organize the Virtual AM for Defense Conference. In four sessions, top speakers explain why the defense industry is going to adopt additive manufacturing in the coming years, the potential applications, the impact on the supply chain and what we can learn from the leaders in this industry.

Program Virtual AM for Defense Conference:

  • October 13th: Session 1: Additive manufacturing: a gamechanger for the defense industry? Chances and opportunities!
  • October 20th: Session 2: Additive Manufacturing for and in the battle field: science fiction or reality? The Applications!
  • October 27th: Session 3: The AM Defense supply chain: who is going out of business and who will not?
  • November 3rd: Session 4: The frontrunners: lessons learned

Defense industry: AM growth market
The Virtual AM for Defense Conference is the first event in the series. Defense is seen as one of the important growth markets for additive manufacturing. Some market researchers expect that by 2028 this sub-market will be as large as last year’s total AM market. As of October 13th, a two-hour virtual conference will take place every week till the beginning of November. In each session, three speakers will discuss the theme. Afterwards, there will be plenty of room for the conference participants to ask questions and enter discussions with the speakers.

Interesting discussions
To support the conferences, 3D Print magazine publishes preliminary articles explaining the opportunities and challenges for additive manufacturing in the defense industry an some speakers will be interviewed for the JakajimaTV Channel prior to the conference.

More information about the program and the participation fee can be found here. You can sign up for all four sessions or for each session separately.

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