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Additive Manufacturing Career Chat & 2020 Industry Awards

November 19, 2020      |     12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This year, the 2020 SME Additive Manufacturing Industry Award winners are being recognized virtually on November 19. The innovators who’ve most advanced this industry in the past year will have their achievements spotlighted during the webinar ceremony – which will be preceded by a career chat forum for college and university students, faculty members, and early careerists. The career chat will be run by many of the additive manufacturing industry’s leading experts, sharing their insights on where the industry is going and how the next generation of manufacturers can be part of the exciting growth ahead.

You are cordially invited to join this ceremony and career chat by registering today. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Jennifer Coyne
Additive Manufacturing Leader
Wabtec Corporation
John E. Barnes
Founding ADDvisor®, Managing Director & CEO
The Barnes Global Advisors



Christine Gebara
Mechanical Engineer
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ross Cunningham, PhD
Project Manager – Additive Manufacturing
Messer LLC
Chelsea Cummings
Senior ADDvisor
Barnes Group Advisors
Jonathan Harris, PhD
Lead Application Engineer
nTopology Inc.

2020 SME Additive Manufacturing Industry Award Winners

For more than two decades, SME has recognized the most notable and innovative leaders in additive manufacturing through our prestigious industry awards.

November 19, 2020

Additive Manufacturing Awards

Community Driven Awards and Competitions

Digital Manufacturing Challenge

Digital Manufacturing Challenge

This annual competition invites student designers to use their imagination to arrive at an innovative design, which exploits the geometric capabilities of direct digital manufacturing (DDM) to the fullest. Entries are welcome from college/university students and high school students; both categories are judged separately. Winners are recognized at SME's annual RAPID + TCT event.
SME Technical Community

AM Industry Achievement Award

The AM Industry Achievement Award was developed to recognize an individual, team or company for outstanding accomplishments that have had significant impact within the additive manufacturing industry or in any industry through the application of additive manufacturing technologies.
SME Technical Community

Aubin AM Case Study Award

The Aubin AM Case Study Award looks to recognize innovative case studies using AM technologies. The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding use cases of AM adoption and implementation and to provide inspiration to others in their journey of AM application. The case study must include components that are printed and tested but they do not need to be in production. Nominations from a customer in conjunction with a machine supplier, software supplier or material supplier are preferred.
SME Technical Community

AM Start-Up Technology Award

Have you developed a technology or application that solves an existing problem or unique approach? Does it have potential to serve a large or niche market? Tell us more!
SME Technical Community

AM Pitchfest Competition

The AM Pitchfest Competition is an exciting new pilot opportunity taking place at RAPID + TCT in Chicago! This is your opportunity to present your company to a larger audience, including; industry, academia, government, machine manufacturers, AM users and solution providers.