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An SME event draws out the biggest thinkers and doers in the industry – from innovators to key decision-makers. The collective brainpower is palpable. The opportunity to grow is unparalleled. Either as an attendee or as an exhibitor, there is no better place to advance your business.

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WEBINAR: FDA’s Draft Technical Guidance on AM for Medical Device
On May 10th the FDA released a draft guidance titled “Technical Considerations for Additive Manufactured Devices” which details FDA’s initial thinking on technical considerations specific to devices using additive manufacturing. The two main topic areas of this draft guidance, Design and Manufacturing Considerations and Device Testing Considerations will be summarized followed by an opportunity to discuss the various technical considerations presented in the document with FDA staff.


WESTECWESTEC 2017
September 12-14, 2017 | Los Angeles Convention Center | Los Angeles, CA
Only WESTEC brings you the very latest technologies – from software, cutting tools to multi-tasking machines – all from top international equipment manufacturers. Learn from fellow attendees how WESTEC can help your company cut costs, enhance quality, or earn a place on an OEM’s preferred supplier list. WESTEC is where collaboration starts – a place to network, form relationships, build partnerships, and solve your firm’s most pressing problems. If these are your company’s goals, WESTEC is where you need to be! Plan now to participate in WESTEC. Attend and get the most out of your visit by bringing your company team.
CMTS logoCMTS 2017
September 25-28, 2017 | The International Centre | Mississauga, Ontario
CMTS is Canada’s largest manufacturing mecca. More than 8,000 manufacturing professionals attend CMTS to discover the latest advancements in machine tool, tooling, metal forming and fabricating, advanced manufacturing including 3D printing/additive manufacturing, automation, design engineering and plant management segments from over 700 potential suppliers. CMTS provides attendees from all walks of manufacturing an experience they never forget and often repeat: a hands-on, flexible, learning environment of revolutionary technologies.
Advanced Manufacturing Canada logoAdvanced Manufacturing Canada Conference @ CMTS
September 25-28, 2017 | Toronto Congress Centre | Toronto, Ontario
Advanced Manufacturing Canada (AMC), offers the Canadian manufacturing community a focused two-day conference and exhibition on advanced manufacturing technologies, including automation and robotics, additive manufacturing/3D printing, materials and software. By gathering C-level executives, industry representatives, academia and government under one roof, Advanced Manufacturing Canada’s aim is to educate the manufacturing industry on how companies can produce products faster and less costly while maintaining quality standards with the implementation of new technologies.
Smart Manufacturing Seminar SeriesMicroManufacturing
October 2, 2017 | Norris University Center | Northwestern University | Evanston (Chicago), IL
Whether the challenge is creating micro features on micro parts or on macro parts, participants in this event will be looking for ideas to improve their process. Exploring the many processes available, this program – which is also part of the Smart Manufacturing Seminar Series — brings together industry professionals to discuss the latest developments and to improve your process today.
Smart Manufacturing Seminar SeriesMicro Additive Manufacturing
October 3, 2017 | Norris University Center | Northwestern University | Evanston (Chicago), IL
Additive manufacturing of micron-sized features and structures has been used in many application areas including electronic circuits, medical devices, tissues, scaffolds, integration of electronics into wearable active devices, and more. Exploring the many processes and material available, this program – which is also part of the Smart Manufacturing Seminar Series — brings together industry professionals to discuss the latest developments, new applications possible, and ways to improve your process today.
Smart Manufacturing ExperienceSmart Manufacturing Experience
April 30 - May 2, 2018 | Boston Convention Center | Boston, MA
The Smart Manufacturing Experience 2018 provides practical solutions for applying the latest advanced manufacturing technologies that drive results. Explore how leading companies are using transformative technologies to boost productivity, increase sales, improve efficiency and reduce costs.
RAPID + TCTRAPID 2018
April 23-26, 2018 | Fort Worth Convention Center | Fort Worth, TX
RAPID is known worldwide as the preeminent event for 3D printing, scanning, and additive manufacturing. The industry-leading conference and exposition returns to Pittsburgh in 2017 for its 27th year as the ultimate authority on 3D. The level of cutting-edge 3D innovation at RAPID is unparalleled, as well as the breadth and depth of additive expertise across all industries. This is an extraordinary opportunity to experience the newest 3D products and do a side-by-side comparison with other products to find your best fit. This is your event to explore the unlimited possibilities of how 3D technology can advance your business.