SME's RAPID 2011 Conference Speakers to include Smithsonian curator.
Press Release Summary:
March 21, 2011 - During RAPID 2011 Conference and Exposition, Douglas Owsley, Ph.D. and curator at the Smithsonian Institution for the National Museum of Natural History, will talk about how 3D imaging, digital reconstruction, and additive manufacturing are aiding production of museum exhibits, forensic case work, and bio-archaeological research. Event will also feature keynote session with CEOs of 4 companies that pioneered additive manufacturing who will talk about the evolution of the technology.
Original Press Release
Hear Smithsonian Curator, Founding Fathers of Additive Manufacturing Expanding Use of 3D Printing at RAPID 2011
Press release date: March 18, 2011
C. Martin Shuster, president, CEO and founder, Laser Design
Brad Cleveland, president and CEO, Proto Labs
Scott Crump, chief executive officer, president and chairman of the board, Stratasys Other conference tracks will address the use of additive manufacturing and 3D printing for aerospace and defense, medical, motor vehicles, architecture, consumer products, jewelry, sculpture and other art works as well as offering information on equipment, engineering, casting and materials to use in manufacturing. For more information and to register, visit www.sme.org/RAPID. Interested in getting more updates on what will be happening at the conference and exposition? Follow us on www.twitter.com/RAPID_Event. RAPID 2011 is produced by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), the premier source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking for engineers. Through its many programs, events, activities and online training division, Tooling U SME connects manufacturing practitioners to each other, to the latest technologies and to the most up-to-date manufacturing processes. SME has members around the world and is supported by a network of chapters and technical communities. A 501(c)3 organization, SME is a leader in manufacturing workforce development issues, working with industry, academic and government partners to support the current and future skilled workforce.