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April 2, 2014 – The SME’s Silicon Valley Chapter will present a one-day conference, “3D Printing and Robotics – Design and Make the Future” on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. The event will be held in conjunction with the Northern California Design-2- Part Show being held on May 21-22, also at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
Attend the 3D Printing and Robotics conference to learn more about where, when, and how to use the hot new trend of 3D printing in your own business, and understand the resources available to you. You'll also hear from industry professionals and executives on the topic of robotics trends and opportunities, as its applications spread into homes, hospitals, surgeries, laboratories, packaging, and dangerous missions.
The program is packed with over 20 high-level speakers and resources from industry and workforce development programs including serial entrepreneurs, company founders, manufacturers, and design firms.
The conference is ideal for product development engineers, “makers”, designers, manufacturing professionals, technologists, manufacturing engineers and managers, students and professionals interested in advancing their knowledge in design, prototyping, making, 3D printing, additive manufacturing, robotics, and networking.
Gain new ideas, meet people who share your interests, and learn how the Bay Area continues to innovate and respond to global competition in the following areas:
The conference includes a tour break to the Design-2-Part Show where you will gain connections with vendors that will aid you in your product development and manufacturing projects. The co-located Northern California Design-2-Part Show is the largest show in the region to focus exclusively on contract manufacturing services. The 2014 show will feature nearly 225 of the finest American contract manufacturing companies exhibiting design-through-manufacturing services covering more than 300 product categories.
Morning Session - 3D Printing Revolution
Additive Manufacturing — Opportunities and Challenges
Introduction to California Network for Manufacturing Innovation
3D Printing Transforms the Product Development Cycle - Panel Discussion
Lunch Break: Design-2-Part Tour, 3D Printing and Robotics Demonstrations Afternoon Session - Robotics Transform the Future
The conference is open to SME members and non-members. For more information, or to register to attend, please visit http://i.sme.org/smesiliconvalley/conference.
For more information about the Northern California Design-2-Part Show, or to register for free show admission, visit http://www.D2P.com.