Les Kalman
Schulich School of Medicine, Western University — Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry

Feb 12, 11:20am: Dental lab experiences with 3D printing

Kalman’s research focuses on medical devices & technologies relevant to clinical dentistry, with an emphasis on metal 3D Printing. He has authored over 40 articles, holds two patents and has translated two technologies. Kalman maintains his position as the founder and President of Research Driven.

He is an active member of the Academy of Osseointegration, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the Standards Council of Canada and serves on the Board of Directors for the University of Western Ontario Faculty Association and the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry. He has been recognized as an Academic Associate Fellow (AAID), Fellow, Master and Diplomate (ICOI), Fellow (AO) and has been awarded the Schulich Alumni of Distinction Award and most recently the Merck Patients First award.

Dr. Aamir
Global Advanced Metals - Senior Research and Development Engineer

Feb 11, 2:55pm: Fireside chat: New metals for additive manufacturing

Aamir maps his career using the periodic table, starting with adventures blowing up hydrocarbons, fluorescing rare earths and more recently melting refractories like Tantalum. He has over 10 years of experience with new business development and technology innovation. He is responsible for leading projects related to materials development for AM application and combustion syntheses of nanomaterials.

He has developed and implemented processes for a pilot scale reactor for synthesis of high-value materials related to electronic, medical and aerospace industries. He is passionate about taking cutting-edge technology from ideation to production and scale. 

He earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University, he holds a Ph.D. in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from University of Southern California and completed a post-doctorate appointment in advanced inorganic and bio materials at University of California – Davis.

Tethon3d — President

Feb. 12, 3:05pm: An Alternatives to metal in 3D printing: Ceramics

As an early investor in and President of Tethon Corporation, based in Omaha, Nebraska, Trent Allen leads a team of material scientists in developing and creating materials for the future. Tethon has patented and commercialized materials in a range of formulations from ceramic composites used in low-temperature applications to fully dense high-temperature materials used in outer space applications.

As President, Trent has increased Tethon’s product portfolio and expanded Tethon’s sales footprint to over 1,000 customers in more than 40 countries. Additionally, Trent manages and supports Tethon’s enterprise clients and OEMs who work with Tethon to create custom ceramic resins and powders.

Trent received his MBA from James Cook University in Australia and previously worked in upper management licensing Data & Software.

Renishaw — Regional Sales Manager / Additive Manufacturing Group

Feb. 11, 10:45am: Multilaser printers

Keith Brady joined Renishaw in early 2018 as the Regional Sales Manager with responsibilities for all aspects of Renishaw’s AM product line in the Eastern, US. He has extensive experience working with and representing advanced technologies in emerging markets. He enjoys helping customers understand, adopt and leverage these advanced and disruptive technologies.

Prior to joining Renishaw Brady was the Business Development Manager for Advanced Systems at Flow International Corporation representing state of the art Waterjet systems. He also worked at the Boeing Company as a Flight Simulator Technician and proudly served in the United States Air Force.

Dr. Gregory
Velo3D — Vice President, Process Engineering

Feb 11, 10:45am: Multilaser printers

Dr. Gregory Brown began his career at VELO3D in 2016 as a senior technologist. Since then, he has held various positions in process engineering management, including his current role as VP, process engineering. Prior to joining VELO3D, Gregory worked at Kinestral Technologies as a senior process engineer and backend group leader. He has also worked as a research scientist with Applied Materials, MiaSole and Nanosolar. Gregory earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Case Western Reserve University in materials science. He earned Master’s of Science and a PhD degree in Materials Science from University of California, Berkeley.

Duane Morris — Partner

Feb. 11, 4:25pm: Regulation of "Additive Medical"

Sean Burke is partner at Duane Morris in their Washington, DC office. Mr. Burke’s practice focuses on representation of manufacturers of medical devices in products liability cases across the country, including in consolidated multi-plaintiff matters in both federal court and state courts in California, Illinois, and Tennessee. His experience includes defense of large total joint replacements (hips, knees, ankles, and shoulders) and resurfacings, tissue matrices and patches, fusion plates, and surgical instruments. He has a particular interest and recent focus on additive manufacturing, consulting and advising clients on best practices in the early stages of development to reduce risk of products liability exposure. He has tried medical device cases before juries in both state and federal courts while also handling numerous mediations. He works closely with scientific experts to advance causation and liability defenses in the areas of biomechanical engineering, toxicology, histology, epidemiology, orthopedic surgery and FDA regulations.

He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey as well as six different United States District Courts. Prior to rejoining Duane Morris, Mr. Burke served as law clerk for the Honorable Joel H. Slomsky of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Villanova University School of Law and a cum laude graduate of Catholic University of America.

Forecast3D - VP Commercial

Feb. 11, 2:55pm: Medical service bureaus

Ken Burns is VP of Commercial who partners with customers from all industries to bring their products from 2D to 3D. After spending nearly a decade working in Additive Manufacturing for multimillion dollar brands and startups, Ken knows what truly drives the successful integration of 3D Printing into the product development lifecycle, and beyond—and it’s not about chasing the latest 3D Printing buzz. It’s about turning use-cases into business-cases and successfully communicating that message.
Ken has first-hand experience with SLA, FDM, PolyJet, MJF, SLS, DMLS and Projet at two different service providers. He worked as a Materials Business Manager for Stratasys which provided him with insights as both a customer and OEM.
Ken holds a BS in Psychology and Political Science from Pepperdine University.

PostProcess - Chief Product Officer

Feb 11, 2:10 pm: Debate: How well does 3D printing perform in the medical market: Beyond cool

Rich Caplow, Chief Product Officer, has over 25 years in Product Management and Product Strategy. As an experienced technology leader in both growth-stage companies and large established organizations, along with an extensive software background, he is integral in driving the company’s strategy in expanding the product portfolio and global footprint. One of his biggest passions is converting great technology into ground-breaking customer value. Rich holds an MBA and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.

DMG MORI - Senior Product Manager

Feb. 12, 9:50 AM - Fireside chat: 3D printer trends for dental applications

Nitin Chaphalkar is a Sr. Product Manager at DMG MORI and supports the sales of additive and hybrid machines for DMG MORI in USA market. He has been part of the additive manufacturing team at DMG MORI since its inception and has played a key role in developing the additive product portfolio. He has been named inventor on two additive manufacturing patents.

At DMG MORI, Nitin has worked on driving business growth through new market development and product development. Prior to his work in additive manufacturing, Nitin successfully led DMG MORI’s initiative in the gear manufacturing market. Nitin has an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and Master of Science degree from the University of California Davis. Aside from his work at DMG MORI, Nitin has been an Advisor to the National Science Foundation’s SBIR program for the last 14 years for evaluating business proposals from small businesses.

Materialise — VP Materialise North America

Feb 11, 12:15pm: 3D printing in surgical planning and modeling

Bryan Crutchfield joined Materialise in September 2011 and is based in Plymouth, Michigan. Crutchfield leads the North American operating unit and focuses on overall strategy for business development and client relationships at the senior-most levels of our customer base. Crutchfield brings experience as an executive leader in automotive, manufacturing and software industries.

His results-focused leadership style has made him successful in strategic planning, P&L management, profitability/productivity improvement and cost control programs. Prior to joining Materialise, Crutchfield held several senior executive positions including: General Manager Engineered Fasteners & Components-NAFTA at TRW, Vice President of Sales/Marketing at Android Industries and Director of Sales at ThyssenKrupp Budd.

Crutchfield serves on the RapidFit NV Board of Directors and is a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Additive Manufacturing Advisory Council. He also serves as Chairman of the Events and Strategy Committee for the Council. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Lawrence Technological University and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Western Michigan University’s Haworth College of Business.

XJet - Chief Business Officer

Feb. 12, 3:05 pm: An Alternatives to metal in 3D printing: Ceramics

Dror Danai, XJET Chief Business Officer has more than 20 years of management experience in international business strategy and operations in the 2D and 3D printing industry.

His impressive skill set has enabled him to launch new technological revolutions, having led some of the most important breakthroughs in both classic (2D) and 3D printing. Combining an impressive mixture of capabilities from product design, engineering, global marketing and sales, Dror takes companies from startup stage through to full business maturity.
Before joining XJet, Dror fostered the breakthrough of Scodix Digital Enhancement Printing. His extensive career includes leading former Objet Geometries (later merged with Stratasys) from the early startup stage and into to a global success.

Dror holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and an MBA, both with Honors, from the Tel-Aviv University and as an officer in the Israeli army was the leader of the supreme military Academy.

3YOURMIND - VP Operations

Feb. 12, 11:20 am: Supply chains and customer trends for metal service bureaus

Alexandre Donnadieu joined 3YOURMIND in 2017 to develop and lead operations in new markets. Current he is serving as the VP of Operations and has worked as Managing Director of North America. Previously he has been a consultant at Capgemini Invent, helping top-tier industrial global firms to design and implement their digital industrial strategies.

Jabil Additive - Director of Business Development

Feb. 11, 2:10pm: Debate: How well does 3D printing perform in the medical market: Beyond cool

Geoffrey Doyle is Business Development Director for Jabil Additive and has spent 20 years as an investor and entrepreneur. Geoffrey is a founder of, an investor in and advisor to several metal 3D printing/implant companies. He has been a key driver of Jabil’s Additive Manufacturing healthcare Strategy. Prior to joining Jabil Geoffrey was president of FIT West and netfabb US, prior to this he spent over a decade investing in UK technology companies.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering & MBA from the University of Manchester and is a Sandhurst graduate.

SmarTech — Vice President of Research

Feb 11, 10:10am: SmarTech Analysis: Metals forecasts
Feb 11, 10:45am: SmarTech Analysis: Medical forecasts and dental forecasts

Scott Dunham has served clients in the 3D printing industry for over three years in various market research and analysis positions. As Senior Analyst of SmarTech Analysis, Scott employs an analytic strategy based on the adage of “Aim small, miss small.”

Dunham earned his undergraduate degree studying marketing and research at the University of Kentucky in the Gatton School of Business & Economics. He has been a featured speaker at 3D printing conferences around the globe, including 3D Printshow, Additive Disruption, RAPID, and others.

CollPlant - Director of Capital Markets

Feb. 12, 3:05 pm - Markets for printable biomaterials

Hugh Evans joined CollPlant Biotechnologies as Director of Capital Markets in 2019. From 2013 to 2019, he served as SVP, Corporate Development and Digitization at 3D Systems Corporation. During this period, he created and managed the 3D Systems Bioprinting Group with Chuck Hull. Hugh worked for 21 years as an investment analyst and portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price Associates in Baltimore, MD. He started his career in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Morgan Stanley & Co.

Hugh serves on Boards of a number of non-profit entities and private companies, as well as AquaVentures Holdings (NYSE: “WAAS”). He received his BA from the University of Virginia (Jefferson Scholar) and his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business (Arjay Miller Scholar). Hugh continues as an active private investor.

Oral 3D - CEO

Feb. 12, 10:45 am - AM dental: Into the dental and oral surgery office

In 2015, Martina found FabLab Western Sicily, a non-profit project which is bringing digital education to over 1000 kids in Sicilian schools. In 2018, she is listed in Forbes 30Under30 for her work as CEO and co-founder of Oral3D, a startup that brings 3D printing to dentists and maxillofacial surgeons. She is currently finalizing a post-doc at Hamburg University on innovative pedagogy, while in her PhD she investigated the issue of data flows and trade law. She is affiliated with several institutes including the European University Institute, Columbia University, and the California International Law Center, and she does consulting work for several institutions including the UN, WEF and World Bank.

Z3DLAB - Parc Technologique

Feb. 11, 11:40am: 3D-printing in implants and orthopedics

Jean-Jacques Fouchet founded with Madjid Djemaï Z3Dlab in January 2014 after 2 years of scrutiny in the metal AM world. Previously Jean-Jacques was on life exploration after having spent 13 years in an IT company he founded back in 1983. Jean-Jacques has a background in fundamental physics and engineering and has worked in world corporates has well has startups.

Jean-Jacques holds B. Sc. in Physics and an Engineering from the CNAM Paris.

SmarTech — President

Chairman Metal Track
Feb 11. 11:40am: Hybrid Metal and Large Format Printers

Lawrence Gasman is the founder of SmarTech Markets Publishing and is acknowledged worldwide as an expert on technology forecasting. He has previously founded two other industry analyst firms and has also carried out a wide range of technology assessments in areas ranging from optical networking to advanced materials to augmented reality.

Dr. Banu
GE Additive - Senior Market Intelligence Leader

Feb 11, 8:40am: Metals Keynote

Dr. Banu Gemici-Ozkan is senior market intelligence leader at GE Additive. In her current role, she oversees global market research and intelligence activities for GE Additive’s machine, powder, AddWorks Consulting and Print Services business to support strategic business investment decisions.

Her research interest in metal additive manufacturing started in 2016 during her time as a senior scientist at the GE Global Research Center where she developed an understanding of manufacturing ecosystems and disruptive advanced manufacturing technologies.

Prior to GE, Dr. Gemici-Ozkan held a technical program leadership role at Praxair Global Operations Excellence, where she oversaw development and implementation of productivity programs to save operational costs in Praxair’s dense Packaged Gas Business.

The models developed and implemented by her helped Praxair reduce a more than $5million operational cost gap over the course of three years.
Dr. Gemici-Ozkan has a Ph.D. in Operations Research and an M.S. in Management Science both from Lehigh University, Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Bilkent University. She lives in Niskayuna, NY with her husband and three children.

EOS - Global Medical Business Development Manager

Feb 11, 10:10am: Fireside chat: Emerging trends for 3D printing in healthcare

Laura Gilmour, Global Medical Business Development Manager of EOS North America, oversees more than 20 medical device OEMs and contract manufacturers using EOS technology in North America. She joined EOS in 2016 after working with the company as a customer during her 15 years as a biomedical research and development engineer.

Previously, Laura was a senior research engineer at Smith and Nephew Orthopedics where she and a team of engineers developed an advanced porous structure now used in orthopedic applications around the world. She also worked at Medtronic Spine and Biologics and Abbott Vascular where she was responsible for translating surgical needs into medical device designs. Prior to that, Laura spent two years as a pre-market reviewer for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), reviewing and clearing more than 80 orthopedic devices. During her time at the FDA, Laura was a founding member of the organization’s Additive Manufacturing Working Group.

Laura is a member of the SME Medical Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Working Group and the Society of Women Engineers. She holds a bachelor’s degree in bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Autodesk - Technical Manager, Advanced Consulting

Feb 11, 4:25pm: Software and Design for Metal AM

Mike Grau is a Technical Manager within the Advanced Consulting Team. He joined Autodesk in 2016 with extensive expertise in the field of CAD/CAE and Manufacturing. He started during his studies of mechanical engineering in the Formula Student Team of his university. As a Tutor in the material laboratory and the vehicle laboratory he enjoyed to teach. He became a Student Expert in 2011. He graduated with the a Master degree and worked on Crash, NVH and CFD projects in Troy, MI.

HP - Product Manager Materials: HP metal Jet

Feb 11, 2:10pm: Debate: The future of metals binder jetting

Brett is the Product Manager, Materials responsible for the metal powder products for HP’s Metal Jet technology. In this role, Brett establishes and manages supply partner relationships, leads material certification efforts and drives the material roadmap strategies for the HP Metal Jet technology. His additional areas of focus include solutions for automating powder handling within the platform as well as driving material lifecycle management.

Previously, Brett was the Global Product Manager of AM Materials at Oerlikon AM responsible for new product launches, portfolio management, production and quality. His intimate work with the sales and production teams led to significant growth in available products and sales.

Prior to Oerlikon, Brett spent 14 years at Praxair in customer facing roles of increasing responsibility ranging from Area Sales Manager to Global Account Manager for some of Praxair’s largest global customers. He began his career at Duke Energy in plant operations and merchant plant development.

Brett earned his Mechanical Engineering degree from NC State University and an MBA in Finance from Wake Forest University. Brett is based in Charlotte, NC.

Ceramco, Inc - President

Feb. 12, 3:05pm: An Alternatives to metal in 3D printing: Ceramics

Thomas has a BSc in Materials Engineering from Drexel University. His industrial experience includes polymer processing, quality control of precious metal slurries, ceramic injection molding (CIM), ceramic grinding (i.e. subtractive manufacturing), and lithography based ceramic manufacturing (LCM). He began his career in process engineering, and then became Ceramco’s plant manager. Today, Thomas leads Ceramco in setting its strategic and operational goals. He has led Ceramco to add CIM and LCM to its range of offerings, and is knowledgeable about the benefits and deficits of the technology. He is past President of the Association of American Ceramic Component Manufacturers (AACCM)

Fabric8Labs — Co-Founder & CEO

Feb 11, 11:40am: Hybrid Metal and Large Format Printers

Jeff Herman co-founded Fabric8Labs in 2015 and is responsible for the overall vision and operation of the company. In 2017 Jeff was selected for the Forbes 30 under 30 for his part in developing Fabric8Labs’ patented electrochemical approach to metal additive manufacturing.

Before joining Fabric8Labs, Jeff held leadership positions at several startups including Limelight Health, JSqaure, and Scentsa. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

GKN Additive - Director Technology – Additive Manufacturing

Feb. 12, 1:30 pm: Metal printing in the automotive industry

Simon holds a diploma in physics and a PhD in mechanical engineering from the RWTH Aachen University.

After finishing his PhD in the medical application of Additive Manufacturing, Simon joined BEGO where he was responsible for R&D using Additive Manufacturing to produce dental crowns and bridges in individualized serial production.

Simon joined GKN in 2014 to introduce Additive Manufacturing in GKN. Simon is responsible for R&D work within different AM technologies (Laser Powder Bed, Binder Jetting) and coordinates all technical aspects globally within GKN Additive.

Techstars — Growth Director, North America

Feb. 11, 6:05pm: Start-Up Competition

Conrad has spent the last decade building strong software development teams, in both individual contributor and leadership roles. Previously, Conrad was Program Director of the Air Force Accelerator Powered by Techstars, a partnership to help the US government identify and support critical technologies being developed by deep-tech startups. His focus is on supporting companies at the earliest stages – helping founders, making awesome products, and helping founders make awesome products.

He has worked on innovative technology products in wide-ranging verticals, from hardware platforms deployed to rural areas of Nepal and Tanzania, to consumer software products grossing hundreds of millions of dollars in sales. Conrad has also been featured in the tech community for his advocacy work improving access to STEM education for underrepresented communities. His previous initiative was building and growing the national nonprofit Operation Code, which helps transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses enter software development through open source technology.

A former military officer and Afghanistan veteran, Conrad has held a variety of positions such as Executive Officer, Battalion Signal Officer, and Company Commander. His experience spans occupational fields including light infantry, information technology, and tactical communications. He received his MBA from the Questrom School of Business at Boston University.

In his spare time, he enjoys teaching computer courses at the public library, reading about organizational behavior, and trying out new delicious restaurants.

SmarTech — Senior Analyst

Chairman Medical/Dental Track
Feb. 12, 10:45am: Fireside chat: Patents for 3D metals printing

John Hornick is SmarTech’s Senior Analyst for 3D Printing Intellectual Property.  John served as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the Finnegan IP law firm (one of the largest IP firms in the world) for 25 years, where he litigated close to 100 IP cases and negotiated hundreds of settlements. John founded Finnegan’s 3D Printing Working Group, frequently speaks and writes on the IP issues of 3D printing, and is recognized as a thought leader in this space.

John is the author of the book, 3D Printing Will Rock the World, which won a Silver Award from the Nonfiction Authors Association and 4.5 stars from IndieReader, has been called a “must-read” offering “rare insight into how 3D printing is redefining what can be designed and manufactured,” and was Selected for the U.S. Special Operations Command’s 2017 Reading List (think Delta Force and Navy Seals) in the Disruptive Technology Category https://jsou.libguides.com/readinglists

His articles have been published at www.3DPrintingIndustry.comwww.3DPrint.com, in the Journal of 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing, where he serves on the Editorial Board, and in Wired Innovation, and he was a columnist for 3D Printing World. He was the only IP attorney selected by the U.S. Comptroller General Forum on Additive Manufacturing (which is the basis of a report to Congress). John has served as a juror for the International Additive Manufacturing Award and also educates the law enforcement community on 3D printing-related risks and benefits.

Aaron Hurd
Blueprint (Stratasys) — Senior Manager

Feb. 12, 11:20 am - Metal service bureaus

Aaron is a Senior Manager with Blueprint, where he helps clients understand how additive manufacturing impacts their strategy, supply chain, engineering, and manufacturing processes. He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and an engineering degree from Iowa State University.

Aaron is a Senior Manager with Blueprint, where he helps clients understand how additive manufacturing impacts their strategy, supply chain, engineering and manufacturing processes.

Aaron’s career spans the strategic, technical and entrepreneurial. Before Blueprint, he led his own start-up, helping companies rethink how technology could impact customer experience. Prior to founding his startup, he advised on strategic initiatives and supply chain practices at Accenture Strategy. He also has experience in both product engineering and supply chain at John Deere.

He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and an engineering degree from Iowa State University.

DSM - Global Leader Healthcare Segment Additive Manufacturing

Feb 12, 1:30 pm: 3D materials for dental applications

Gabi is a global leader for the Healthcare segment Additive Manufacturing at DSM. In this position, she is responsible for Business & Application Development for both the medical & dental market. Prior to joining DSM, she gained extensive 3D printing experience in software development at Materialise and as project engineer for metal implants at 3DSystems.

Gabi holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Utrecht University and a masters in innovation management from the Technical University Eindhoven.

Additive Orthopaedics — Director of Marketing

Feb. 11, 11:40 am: 3D-printing in implants and orthopedics

Carissa Kennison has been involved in the orthopaedic medical device industry for over nine years. She is currently the Director of Marketing for Additive Orthopaedics, a Little Silver, NJ based company. Additive Orthopaedics leverages state-of-the-art 3D metal printing technology to design, manufacture, and market patient-specific and off the shelf implants. With a corporate mission of integrating advanced manufacturing and biologics for the benefit of a better patient outcome, Additive Orthopaedics specializes in complex reconstructions, implant revisions, and limb salvage procedures for the foot and ankle.

BASF 3D Printing Solutions — Business Development Manager

Feb 11, 2:10pm: Debate: How well does 3D printing perform in the medical market: Beyond cool
Feb 11, 3:45pm: Fireside chat: New metals for additive manufacturing

Oleksandra is a Business Development Manager with BASF’s 3D Printing Solutions team in North America. Her main areas of focus are medical and dental markets along with photopolymer technologies.

Her goal is to address diverse customer needs with the help of BASF’s broad portfolio of innovative 3D Printing materials that span across major Additive Manufacturing processes. Together with customers she is looking to develop customized solutions within polymer and metal extrusion platforms, powderbed systems, photocurable resins and simulation services. She has been with BASF for more than 6 years in various commercial functions, including procurement, scouting and new market development.

Oleksandra Korotchuk has a commercial background with a B.S. in Marketing Management from Syracuse University and a M.S. in Marketing Research from Michigan State University. She is currently based in Detroit, Michigan in close proximity to two of BASF’s largest sites in the Midwest that specialize in performance materials and functional coatings.

HSS | Hospital for Special Surgery - Director, Device Development

Feb 11, 3:50pm: End user hospitals and clinical experiences

As the Director of Device Development at Hospital for Special surgery (HSS) I have over thirty years of medical research and device development experience. I have worked with multiple services at HSS including Adult Hip and Knee Replacement, Foot and Ankle, Hand and Upper Extremity, Hip Preservation, Spine and Sports Medicine. In working with these services and the Biomechanics department, I’ve contributed to the development of implants for the knee, hip, elbow and spine. These implants have been licensed to several orthopedic companies and are sold worldwide. I am an inventor of twenty-five patented medical devices and have multiple publications in the medical device area. In addition, I am a registered US Patent Agent.

M. Moser, Ph.D.
Sciperio — Senior Scientist

Feb. 12, 2:30pm: Trends in the bioprinter market

Janice Moser is currently a Senior Scientist at Sciperio working to bridge current biological capabilities with engineering development in the field of bioreactors and bioprinting. Janice received her Ph.D. in Immunology from Emory University in 2002. She played an integral role in the development of a modular human in vitro biomimetic immune platform called the MIMIC System while working at VaxDesign Corporation in Orlando, FL. In 2010, VaxDesign, along with the MIMIC System technology, was acquired by Sanofi Pasteur. During her time at Sanofi, Janice balanced work on vaccine candidate development and evaluation with continued optimization of in vitro human immunology testing platforms including close collaboration with the internal engineering group to adapt MIMIC protocols to fully automated platforms for increased throughput and standardization.

Oxford Performance Materials — Sr. Product Development Engineer

Feb 11, 11:40am: 3D-printing in implants and orthopedics

As Oxford Performance Materials’ (OPM) Sr. Product Development Engineer, Andrus primarily works on biomedical design and development projects with regard to R&D and regulatory submissions. This includes work on new products, supporting material, animal, and cadaver studies, and filing U.S. submissions for medical device clearances. Through his time at OPM, Andrus has successfully applied his knowledge of additive manufacturing to help obtain medical device clearances via several regulatory pathways. Andrus joined OPM in 2014 and holds a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Connecticut, as well as minors in Materials Science Engineering and Mathematics.

Flightware — President

Feb. 12, 2:30pm: Metal printing in the aerospace industry

David Maass is President of Flightware, a firm that performs research and development in specialty materials and processes in the aerospace and defense industry. He has more than 40 years’ experience working with several defense contractors in both employee and consulting capacities. He founded a small business that performed contract R&D and manufactured flight-critical parts for aircraft and spacecraft platforms.

Mr. Maass’s experience includes materials, processes, quality assurance and automation. More recently he has turned his attention to metal Additive Manufacturing because of the potential for disruptive impact in aerospace and defense, and the associated challenges to convert that promise into reality. His focus is not only on the technology but how it can be leveraged and inserted into the industry to advance the state of the art.

He holds Bachelor’s and Master Science degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT.

Markforged - CEO

Feb 11, 10:00am: Fireside chat: Compact metal printers
Feb 11, 9:50am: Fireside chat: Compact metal printers

With a B.S. and M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT, Greg Mark started and sold two companies, one of which designed and manufactured high-performance, computer-controlled composite race car wings. He then questioned why 3D printers couldn’t print carbon fiber, and in 2013 he founded Markforged, introducing the world’s first 3D printer that could print in continuous carbon fiber. And he didn’t stop there. In 2017, the company unveiled the Metal X — a system capable of printing in metal. The company now has over 300 employees, with 6 offices worldwide and was ranked the 10th fastest-growing tech company by Deloitte in 2018.

Arfona - Founder and CEO

Feb 12, 11:20am: Dental lab experiences with 3D printing

Justin Marks, CDT is the Founder and CEO of Arfona LLC, a tech startup specializing in 3D printing technologies for dental prosthetics. He is also the owner of Master-Touch Dental Lab and an adjunct lecturer in the department of restorative dentistry at New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn, New York. An accomplished dental technician, educator and lab owner, Justin has lectured and taught courses on removable prosthodontics in more than 40 countries. Since 2008 Justin has dedicated the majority of his career to applying computer aided design and 3D printing technologies to removable prosthodontics and is credited with the invention of the world’s first 3D printed flexible partial denture. Justin holds his board certification as a dental technician in the complete and partial denture specialties and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Pace University with a BBA in marketing and management.

Arburg — Head of Plastic Freeforming

Feb 11, 11:40am: 3D-printing in implants and orthopedics

Martin started with ARBURG 1996 (22 years ago) as a Project Engineer, responsible for the project management of complete automated production cells, which he did over 7 years. From October 2003 till June 2007, he worked in the international technical support department as a technical consultant for the ARBURG international sales organization with focus in the Asia pacific area.

In July 2007, he joined ARBURG, Inc. as Project and Engineering Manager responsible for the US engineering department. In January 2010, he moved to the ARBURG Midwest Tech Center in Elgin, IL which he is heading as Sales and Engineering Manager.

Since July 2013, Martin has moved back into the ARBURG headquarter in Germany as Team Manager Technology Consulting for the Plastic freeformer team. Beginning 2017, he was appointed as the head of the Plastic freeformer team.

Coherent/OR Laser - Product Line Manager

Feb 11, 11:40am: Hybrid Metal and Large Format Printers
Feb 12, 10:45am: AM dental: Into the dental and oral surgery office

Dr.-Ing. Roland Mayerhofer studied Material Science at the University Erlangen-Nuernberg. He started working for ROFIN in 2000 as Process Development Engineer. After two years at Rofin-Sinar Inc., USA, as Application Lab Manager, in 2009 he continued to work for ROFIN-BAASEL Lasertech as Innovation Manager. In 2017 he changed to the topic of laser safety and joined LASERVISION in Fuerth, Germany, as Head of Product Management and Business Development. In 2019, he switched back to laser materials processing joined Coherent I OR Laser in Dieburg as Product Line Manager.

Digital Alloys - CEO

Feb 11, 11:40am: Hybrid Metal and Large Format Printers

Duncan is an experienced CEO and investor with over two decades of success launching and leading new ventures. As an entrepreneur and CEO, Duncan has co-founded, built and sold two companies (Cilk Arts, VeloBit). Previously, Duncan served as a venture capitalist at Bessemer Venture Partners and Flagship Ventures, leading investments in 16 companies that have produced 12 acquisitions and an aggregate market capitalization in excess of $1.5 billion. Early in his career, Duncan led control system research teams at Draper Laboratory. He holds two degrees from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

ASME - Industry Manager

Feb. 11, 9:25am: Medical-Dental Keynote I

Lauralyn McDaniel joined ASME in February 2019 as Industry Events Manager and leads ASME’s new Medical AM/3DP Advisors. She was previously the industry manager of medical device manufacturing at SME.

McDaniel has been involved in medical manufacturing since 2000 and additive manufacturing since 1999, engaging with companies and activities surrounding additive manufacturing, micromanufacturing, nanotechnology, and many other technologies. This work has included identifying challenges and potential solutions for medical manufacturing, writing articles on innovative technologies and processes, and leading a Medical Additive/3D Printing groups as well as an Innovation Watch Committee. She has been active with the additive manufacturing community since 1999 and serves as Vice Chair of the America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standards Collaborative as well as co-chair of the Medical Workgroup, and is a member of DICOM WG-17 3D Manufacturing, RSNA 3D Printing SIG, and ASTM F42 Executive Committee. She received the America Makes Ambassador Award in 2018 and was named the 3D Printing Industry’s Community Advocate of the Year in 2019. She has written several articles focusing on the challenges to expanding the application of AM3DP in medicine including scale-up of bioprinting and the workforce needed to support the technology.

She holds a BA from Oakland University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

Desktop Metal — Co-Founder and CTO

Feb 12, 1:30pm: Metal printing in the automotive industry

Jonah Myerberg is a Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Desktop Metal where he is responsible for leading the technical direction of Desktop Metal’s 3D printing solutions.

Prior to joining Desktop Metal in 2015, Myerberg held senior positions with a variety of organizations focused on high performance battery development, including Renovo Motors and Boston Impact, which he founded, and A123Systems. At A123Systems, Myerberg established and led the motorsports business unit which focused on the development of high performance batteries.

His products were adopted by the majority of Formula One teams including the McLaren, Force India, Mercedes Benz, RedBull and other high profile motorsports teams like the Porsche 919 team which won the 24 hours of Le Mans in 2015 and 2016. He was also a race engineer for Porsche on the 919 team and the Mahindra on the Formula E team. Additionally, he helped launch Gradiant Corp., where he managed the deployment and operation of large scale water desalination plants that converted fracking water into fresh water.

Myerberg earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing from Johns Hopkins University.

5N Plus - Leader Product and Business Development

Feb 11, 3:45pm: New metals for additive manufacturing

Dr. Amir Nobari leads product and business development activities in Micro Powders division in 5N Plus Inc. located in Montreal, Canada. Since he joined 5N Plus in 2016, he has worked towards accelerating the development of value-added powders for broad range of applications in several emerging technologies.

Today, the main areas of focus of his team include emerging microelectronics and additive manufacturing markets. In his role, he is leading technical collaboration and cooperation with clients as well as with universities and research centers for development of new powder products. He is then supporting the implementation of newly developed products at the client’s sites.

Amir holds a Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He has also completed an industrial postdoctoral program at McGill University in Montreal in the area of alloy development.

Riven — CEO

Feb. 11, 4:25pm: Software and Design for Metal AM

James is CEO of Riven which provides push-button easy inspection for advanced manufacturing with a fully digital toolset including mass-deployable, high accuracy 3D scanning, automatic measurement and instant sharing of data across the supply chain.

Prior to Riven, James was a co-founder of Autodesk’s platform for additive manufacturing which powers Autodesk’s 3D design applications. James also founded Topolabs – a 3D printing software company that pioneered 3D toolpaths for additive manufacturing and was acquired by Autodesk.

Areas of expertise include product design ( > 100 products launched / >100 Million units shipped), additive manufacturing technology, and computational design and manufacturing software architecture. James has been quoted by TIME, Wall St Journal, Inc Magazine, US News, Technology Review and most 3D printing e-zines.

3DPrint.com – Editor-in-Chief

Feb 12, 3:05pm: Markets for printable biomaterials

Joris Peels is a Netherlands-based 3D printing consultant working on strategy, business development and marketing in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. Joris mostly does technical due diligence, market research and competitive analysis for consultants, analysts, multinationals, VC’s, PE and hedge funds. He’s worked in 3D printing for over ten years for Shapeways, Materialise, Formlabs, Ultimaker, MakePrintable, Hewlett Packard and many others. Joris lives, eats, sleeps and dreams 3D Printing and tries to give a dose of realism and truth to the hype surrounding 3D printing. At the moment Joris is obsessed with PEEK, PEKK, PPA, Ultem, Hastelloy, ASA, ceramics, reducing part count and manufacturing end-use parts using 3D printing. Connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Simufact Engineering/part of Hexagon - Technical Business Development

Feb. 11, 4:25pm: Software and Design for Metal AM

Jeff Robertson has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University and an MBA from Arizona State University. He served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps, achieving the rank of Captain. Jeff held various finance roles at Fiat Chrysler including manufacturing finance. His current role is technical business development manager for Simufact Engineering. In that role, Jeff works with customers to solve technical challenges associated with their metal manufacturing processes including additive manufacturing, forming, and welding. He and his team prescribe manufacturing process finite element analysis simulation solutions to simulate the process and mitigate customer challenges.

EOS - Manager of Research and Applications Development at EOS North America

Feb 12, 1:30pm: Metal printing in the automotive industry

Dr. Ankit Saharan, Manager of Research and Applications Development at EOS North America, manages system, materials and process research and development for customers applying 3D printing to their business.
Since joining EOS, Ankit has worked to accelerate the realization of the digital age of manufacturing, from developing advanced materials to developing processes that will advance automation in additive manufacturing (AM) applications, with a focus on metals. He has led teams that developed benchmarking, researching and developing applications for metal 3D printing, and filed several patents including automated compaction of powder in AM systems and powder spreadability measurements. He is also responsible for managing EOS relationships with external development partners in North America.

Ankit has been involved in engineering applications since very early in his career when he worked on a project with National Aerospace Laboratory that explored structural aerospace applications for civilian aircraft. Ankit also worked for Dana Incorporated, an American worldwide supplier of drivetrain, sealing, and thermal-management technologies, as a senior process engineer responsible for ensuring continuity in processes between two different plant locations.

Outside of EOS, Ankit maintains an active role in informing and understanding industry standards by engaging with regulatory and research bodies. He is an active member of the SAE International where he sits on a committee for additive manufacturing. He is also an appointed subject matter expert on the additive committee for International Standards Organization (ISO TC44). He is also a member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) where he sits on another committee that informs the standards for manufacturing. Ankit also serves as guest presenter on industry panels around North America, speaking on topics such as in-process monitoring, additive manufacturing automation, and materials and process development.

Ankit holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering and master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from Anna University, Chennai, India.

nTopology - VP of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships

Feb. 11, 4:25pm: Software and Design for Metal AM

Duann Scott is Vice President of Business Development & Partnerships at nTopology. With a background in Industrial Design, Duann is passionate about changing the way we approach design to unlock the potential of emerging manufacturing techniques.

Quitting his Ph.D. in Australia to move to the United States to live out his thesis, Duann was soon recognized by the New York Times as a leading evangelist for the new business models these tools open up. At nTopology Duann is responsible for ensuring our design tools are connected to advanced manufacturing processes to enable our customers to unlock the full value of these new tools.

Trumpf — Technical Sales - Additive Manufacturing

Feb. 11, 2:55pm: Medical service bureaus

Mike holds a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He started his career with GE Healthcare in 2013 as a Design Engineer before transitioning to the GE Additive team. As a manufacturing engineer at GE Additive, he worked on both Powder-Bed Fusion and Binder-Jet processes. Since 2018, he has been focused on helping to drive projects and technical solutions for customers in North America as it relates to TRUMPF’s Powder-Bed and DED products.

SmarTech — Senior Analyst Europe

Chairman Bioprinting Symposium
Feb. 12, 2:30pm: Metal printing in the aerospace industry.

Davide Sher is Senior Analyst, 3DP Adoption Studies at SmarTech Analysis and has built an extensive experience as a technology journalist and communication consultant. Davide was born in Milan, Italy and spent 12 years in the United States, where he received his BA from SUNY Stony Brook. He now lives in Milan and has founded 3dpbm, a specialized marketing & media company for the additive manufacturing industry, which operates internationally from its London headquarter. Among other properties, 3dpbm publishes the 3D Printing Business Directory (www.3dprintingbusiness.directory), currently the largest global directory of 3DP related companies, 3D Printing Media Network (www.3dprintingmedia.network) for global AM news, as well as the leading Italian AM news portal Replicatore.it.

Craig Sungail
Global Advanced Metals - Vice President – Global Research and Development

Feb 12, 9:05am: Metals Keynote II

Dr. Craig Sungail has over 30 years of diverse business experience including periods in new business development; market research/segmentation; strategy development; R&D and in industries including pharmaceutical discovery; polymer development; semiconductors; agricultural products and surfactants/dispersants. His education includes a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati and a post-doctoral appointment concerning Enantiomeric Chromatography and Phase transfer Catalysis at the University of Illinois, Champaign.

In his current role with Global Advanced Metals (GAM), Sungail ensures strategic development of the product roadmap; leads new product development and directs global customer support. Over the last 45 months he has spearheaded the entry of GAM into developing Tantalum powders for additive manufacturing.

Cellink — Chief Applications Offices

Feb 12, 2:30pm: Trends in the bioprinter market

Patrick is a Bioink Officer at CELLINK where he is responsible for developing and producing bioinks to enable research and drive the evolution of the medical research field from 2D to 3D cell culture. He works closely with his collaborators to help develop their research and drive their projects forward through education, collaborations, and networking with scientists in over 40 countries.

At CELLINK, they develop novel, cell-specific bioinks for 3D bioprinting of human tissues, such as cartilage, skin, liver, pancreas, and bone. They have also developed the world’s most cost-effective and easy-to-use 3D bioprinters for any scientist interested in joining the 3D bioprinting field.

TranPham Insights — Principal

Feb. 12, 11:20 am: Supply chains and customer trends for metal service bureaus

Tuan TranPham is the principal at ’TranPham Insights’ and he spent the last 16 years working for six of the largest 3D printing companies, such as Z Corp, 3D Systems, Objet, Stratasys, Arcam (a GE company) and Desktop Metal.

Tuan possesses a unique perspective and insight on 3D printing applications, challenges, opportunities, technologies, and trends.
Tuan is extensively connected within the 3D printing industry and has over 19,000+ LinkedIn followers. He has recently presented a Distinguished INnovator Operators award, known as “the DINO Award” within the 3D Printing Industry.

Tuan earned a Business (Export) Engineering degree from the Danish Technical University (DTU) and gained business experience while working in Denmark, Hong Kong, Japan, and the United States. He speaks Danish, English, and Vietnamese.

Tuan is based in Greater Boston, MA where he lives with his wife Thao and son Sebastien.

[email protected] | www.tranpham.com | @ttranpham

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil — Dental Prosthesis Fellow

Feb. 12, 10:45am: AM dental: Into the dental and oral surgery office

Mayra is a researcher at School of Dentistry at the University of Sao Paulo, where she
completed her graduation and her PhD, leading a project in 3D printing focused on
offering digital technology as one solution for patients with orofacial pain and dental
patients with functional limitation, and now she leads a monthly study club meetup to
discuss the challenges and innovations in 3D dental tech.

As a consultant and a lecturer, she is deeply involved in creating a positive ecosystem
and accessibility for digital technology and 3D-printing for patients and dentists,
adapting it to an emergent market reality (Brazil). She is involved in connecting the
the Brazilian ecosystem with others around the world through her work as a community
manager at 3dHeals.com.


Sam Wainright
Formlabs — Dental Product Manager

Feb 12, 11:20am: Dental lab experiences with 3D printing

Sam Wainwright, dental product manager at Formlabs, has been in the dental industry for 10+ years helping labs and dentists become more effective with new technology. He most notably has worked for Custom Automated Prosthetics (CAP), Henry Schein, and 3M/Brontes Technologies as they expanded their presence in the industry.

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University - Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Neurosurgery

Feb. 11, 3:50pm: End user hospitals and clinical experiences

Albert S. Woo, MD, FACS is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in the treatment of cleft and craniofacial anomalies. This work has led to a particular interest in three dimensional imaging and printing of complex surgical models. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Neurosurgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and serves as the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, and Director of the new Lifespan 3D Printing Laboratory.

Besides medical 3D printing, Dr. Woo’s clinical interests include the surgical treatment of patients with craniosynostosis, complex and syndromic craniofacial abnormalities, and cleft deformities. In particular, he is internationally recognized as an expert in cleft palate repair, after having developed a new surgical technique for this procedure. He is also a nationally recognized for his expertise in Endoscopic Craniosynostosis Surgery, with numerous papers and national presentations on the subject. With more than 70 peer-reviewed publications, numerous chapters and a book, Dr. Woo remains committed not only to clinical excellence but also to advancing research in the treatment of craniofacial anomalies.

Dr. Woo currently is a member of numerous societies including the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including recognition by Best Doctors in America since 2011 and Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors.

Avante Technology — President

Feb 11, 4:25pm: Regulation of "Additive Medical"

Bob Zollo is President and Founder of Avante Technology, LLC, a developer of advanced software and composite materials for additive manufacturing. His company offers DFAM services for printed injection molds and high precision parts.

Prior to Avante Technology, Bob was Founder and President of Software Architects, Inc. Bob led the development of system level software projects for many of the top computing and medical systems OEM, including Siemens Medical, GE Healthcare, Toshiba Medical, Canon, Philips, Nikon, Apple, Hewlett Packard and Microsoft.

Bob was instrumental in the DICOM standards organization’s adoption of the ISO 13346 (“UDF” format) standard digital file format that is currently used for storing and distributing radiology scan files on optical media. He managed the integration of UDF recording software for four of the top five radiology system OEMs to ensure interoperability of archived files recorded to optical discs.

Bob holds a Batchelor of Science degree in Engineering from the US Military Academy at West Point, and an MBA from Southern Illinois University. He is a member of ASTM F42 committee on additive manufacturing and the DICOM WG-17 working group on additive manufacturing for medical devices, where he is involved with work on a new digital file format standard for additive manufacturing of medical devices.