Registration opens for Additive Manufacturing training workshops

Registration has opened for the Additive Manufacturing training Workshops on Fundamentals of AM Designs and Selecting AM Materials & Processes, organized by UL and Brightlands Materials Center.

Fundamentals of AM Designs is scheduled for Tuesday, January 31, 2017 and Selecting AM Materials & Processes is scheduled for Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The Workshops take place at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus (BCC) in Geleen, The Netherlands, just before the 3D Printing Materials Conference of February 2 at the same location. Both courses will be offered as condensed single day workshops at a price of €650 per participant per workshop. The workshops will be led by Paul Bates, Manager of the UL Additive Manufacturing Competency Center. To learn more and register for the individual workshops, please visit the respective detailed course description pages below.

Paul BaetsAbout the trainer: Paul Bates

Paul Bates, Manager of the UL AMCC, is an industry-recognized Additive Manufacturing veteran. Bates joined UL in 2014 after serving 20+ years at Reebok where he guided the global athletic footwear leader’s Additive Manufacturing Lab and 3D CAD Team as the Director of Advanced Process Engineering. He holds a BS degree in Design Technology from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH, as well as a Master’s Degree in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix. A 2012 recipient of the Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG) “Dinosaur” Award and an acting AMUG Vice President, Bates is fluent in numerous AM processes, including SLS, FDM, and PolyJet. In addition to teaching multiple UL AM Training Program courses, Paul oversees the day-to-day operation of the UL AMCC facility.

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