Since 2009 Guido Adam works at the chair for design and drive technology at the University of Paderborn. He received his diploma in mechanical engineering from the University of Paderborn. His emphases were design and product development. Guido Adam works in closed cooperation with the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) of the University of Paderborn. Since 2010 his research is focused on developing design rules that support a proper design for manufacturing for additive manufacturing processes. Guido Adam is vice chairman of the VDI working group FA 105.3 and helps developing the VDI guideline 3406 “Additive manufacturing, rapid manufacturing – Design guidelines basics".
Dr. Guido Adam is speaker of the following session:
Professor for International Business Communication
Gardenia Alonso is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Olaf Andersen
Head of Department of Cellular Metallic Materials
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Advanced Materials
Dr. Olaf Andersen is speaker of the following session:
Founder/ Guest Professor
informance / Städelschule Architecture Class
Mirco Becker is speaker of the following session:
Key Account Manager Aerospace
Udo started with EOS beginning of 1993, working basically in Europe to enlarge the Additive Manufacturing business. In 2000 he prepared EOS market entrance in the USA and established EOS US business in 2001. 2005 - with coming back to Germany - Udo started as Business Development Manager Aerospace developing the EOS Aviation business worldwide. Key business fields are the civil aircraft market with engine parts production, interior applications and unmanned vehicles. Now he works as Key-Account Manger to enlarge EOS business in the Aviation Industry, based on the results from before.
Udo Behrendt is speaker of the following sessions:
Andreas Berkau is speaker of the following session:
Dr.-Ing. Steffen Beyer
Head of Materials & Process Technology
Airbus Defense & Space
Dr.-Ing. Steffen Beyer is speaker of the following session:
B.Sc. Daniel Böhnke
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Labor "Rapid Prototyping"
B.Sc. Daniel Böhnke is speaker of the following session:
Altair Engineering GmbH
2002 Hanze HogeSchool Gronigen B.Eng; 2004 Fachhochschule Furtwangen Dipl.-Wirt.Ing; At Altair since 2004 as Application Engineer, Consultant, Account Manager; Since 2012 Director Marketing Germany (and technology evangelist for the Symbiosis of Additive Manufacturing and Topology optimization)
Mirko Bromberger is speaker of the following session:
Chief Executive Officer
Dean Ciric is speaker of the following session:
Claudio Dalle Donne
Head of Technical Capability Centre “Metallic Technologies and Surface Engineering”
Airbus Group Innovations
Claudio Dalle Donne is speaker of the following session:
Lionel T Dean
Founder and Creative Director
Lionel T Dean is speaker of the following sessions:
Prof. Dr. Olaf Diegel
Prof. Dr. Olaf Diegel is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Florian Drücke
Bundesverband Musikindustrie e.V.
Dr. Florian Drücke is speaker of the following session:
Concept Laser GmbH
Marie Ebert is speaker of the following session:
Stephan is the Research and Technology Director for Boeing in Germany since early 2010. He is responsible for the coordination and management of R&T related activities supporting Boeing’s different Units to explore and develop new technologies with German suppliers, universities and research institutes. Within this scope, he addresses special attention to the Boeing co-founded Direct Manufacturing Research Center at the University of Paderborn in order to progress the company’s involvements here in Additive Manufacturing.
Stephan Eelman is speaker of the following session:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Claus Emmelmann is heading the Institute of Laser and System Technologies at Hamburg University of Technology since the year 2001. With his team of researchers, he is actively pursuing the field of laser additive manufacturing, focusing on innovative design approaches, process development and new AM factory concepts.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Claus Emmelmann is speaker of the following sessions:
Mr. Matthias Fischer finished his masters program in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Paderborn with main study in Polymer Engineering in 2013. Since March 2013 he works for the Chair of Polymer Engineering at the University of Paderborn. In Cooperation with the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) the focus of his research is the surface treatment of Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) parts. In context with student activities at the DMRC Mr. Fischer is familiar with the FDM process since 2010.
Matthias Fischer is speaker of the following session:
Kartik Gada is speaker of the following session:
Director Tool Shop Plastics
Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG
Ralf Gärtner is speaker of the following session:
MakerBot Europe GmbH
Alexander Hafner is general manager for MakerBot Europe. Prior to that, Hafner lead HAFNER'S BÜRO, which managed and sold MakerBot products for several years and had developed extensive relationships with key MakerBot customers, resellers and events throughout Europe. HAFNER'S BÜRO has also been an authorized Autodesk consulting partner and distributor since 1988.
Alexander Hafner is speaker of the following session:
Dr.-Ing. Martin Hillebrecht
Head of CC Lightweight Design, Materials & Technologies
Since 2008, Dr.-Ing. Martin Hillebrecht has been responsible for the Competence Center for Lightweight Design, Materials and Technologies at EDAG and therefore also for the innovation management in this field. Dr. Hillebrecht joined EDAG as an assistant of the executive board in the year 2000 after studying mechanical engineering and doing a doctorate at the Clausthal University of Technology. He subsequently had various business functions in vehicle development at EDAG. He also represents the subject in renowned networks and work committees, e. g. at Carbon Composite e.V., the Automobilindustrie Leichtbaugipfel, the ATZ Werkstoffe im Automobil. In the past few years, some EDAG contributions received innovation awards, e. g. TOP 100 innovators from medium-sized enterprises (2014), Materialica Award Gold in the CO2 category (2013), Hessen Champion in the area of innovation (2014). EDAG Engineering AG, the world’s leading independent development partner for the automotive industry, develops ready-for-production solutions for the mobility of the future. The responsible development of complete vehicles, derivatives, vehicle bodies, modules and production plants is as much a part of our service portfolio as the construction of models, prototypes and the production of tools and body systems. In 2014, EDAG is expected to achieve a turnover of € 675 million, and employs a worldwide workforce of about 7,900.
Dr.-Ing. Martin Hillebrecht is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Johannes Homa
Co-founder and CEO
Dr. Johannes Homa is speaker of the following session:
Since 2011 Ulrich Jahnke is working as a research assistant at Paderborn University in the area of "Computerapplication and Integration in Design and Planning (C.I.K.)" and at the Direct Manufacturing Research Center. Most of his research activities aim at process analysis and optimization in particular to prevent product piracy due to the use of Additive Manufacturing. In 2017 he co-founded the spin-off "Additive Marking" to offer software-driven marking of AM parts for traceability of industrial applications. His vision is to have every part produced in AM marked!
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Scientific Staff Member
Stefan Josupeit is speaker of the following session:
Volker Junior began his „3D Printing“ career in 1995 when he started with EOS GmbH in Munich. After 3 years in sales he was appointed product manager for the EOSINT P plastic sintering product line. He held this position for almost 7 years. In 2005 he co-founded Junior & Tacke a consulting firm specialised in all aspects of the integration of 3D Printing Technologies into industry with the focus on end product manufacturing. In 2007 was appointed as one of the 25 most influential people in RP world wide by the tct magazine. In 2009 phoenix GmbH & Co. KG was founded to complement the consulting with engineering services bringing the 3D Printing advantages to live.
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Dr. Oliver Keßling
Head of Plastic Freeforming
Dr. Oliver Keßling is speaker of the following session:
Dr. André Kieviet
Dr. André Kieviet is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Susanne Klein
Dr. Susanne Klein is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Ulli Klenk
Dr. Ulli Klenk is speaker of the following session:
Lars Klingbeil MdB
Mitglied des SPD-Fraktionsvorstands
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Antonius Köster is speaker of the following session:
Peter Koppa is speaker of the following session:
EMEA VP of Finance and Sales Operations
In his current position, Andy Langfeld is managing the EMEA Finance & Operations for Stratasys 3D Printing systems since early 2014. Prior to the merge of Stratasys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSYS) and Objet Ltd., Andy was holding the position as the Field Operations Manager EMEA at Objet GmbH which he joined in 2009. He previously held positions in pre-sales coordination and regional sales management. Andy graduated from Freiburg University with an M.A. in Economics and Linguistics.
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Director, Additive Manufacturing Services Business Unit
Jurgen Laudus is speaker of the following sessions:
Sauer GmbH LASERTEC
Friedemann Lell is speaker of the following session:
As a mechanical engineer from the RWTH Aachen, Joerg started his career at EOS GmbH, Munich, in February 1993. After some years as application engineer he assumed responsibility for the international technical service organisation including the management of the application department. In January 2000, he was appointed product manager for the EOS sand laser-sintering product line and all data processing software. 2004 Joerg assumed responsibility for the development of e-Manufacturing process chains based on plastic laser-sintering technology as the technology manager for EOSINT P. During this time he also analyzed new technological approaches for the additive manufacturing (AM) of plastic materials.
Today Joerg is the company’s Collaborative Projects Coordinator, managing all EOS activity related to funded projects and collaborations. This includes membership in various project boards as well as consulting in working groups developing the future of AM within Germany and Europe. In addition, he represents the company in national and international standardization bodies, such as VDI, DIN and the ASTM F42 committee. Since 2011 he chairs the ISO committee 261 on AM.
Meanwhile Joerg has more than 21 years of AM experience at his disposal at the world leading manufacturer of laser-sintering systems.
Jörg Lenz is speaker of the following session:
Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Christian Lindemann has studied industrial engineering at the University of Paderborn with a focus on strategic production and innovation management. Afterwards he joined the chair for "Computer Application and Integration in Design and Planning" as scientific staff from Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Koch. Since 2010 he is strongly involved in the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) at the University of Paderborn. One of his main research topics is the cost structure of Additive Manufacturing during the product lifecycle with the aim to increase the number of part candidates for the AM technology. Mr. Lindemann finished his phd thesis with the topic „Cost-Efficient Design and Planning for Additive Manufacturing“ in 2017. During his research he has participated in industry and EU-FP7 Framework projects as well as in projects of the European Space Agency (ESA). He is active in many AM networks and AM standardization activities. Following his time as scientific statt at the DMRC he was Research & Exploitation Manager before becoming the Managing Director of the DMRC. He is active in the fields of education in additive manufacturing in industry seminars and at the University of Paderborn.
Dr. Christian-Friedrich Lindemann is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Christian-Friedrich Lindemann is moderator of the following sessions:
- AM in the Luxury Goods Sector: A Case Study of the Development of Porcelain Products in Taiwan
- The Humanitarian Potential of 3D Printing
- 3D Scanning Technologies to Streamline Your Business
- 3D-Copying – What's Possible Today?
- Management of Complexity in Supply Chains
- Generic Design and Interactive Configuration
- 3D Hubs: Everyone can Have Access to Local Production
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Thomas Lück is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Conor MacCormack
Co-founder & CEO
Mcor Technologies Ltd
Dr. Conor MacCormack is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Lorenzo Moroni
Department of Complex Tissue Regeneration Maastricht University The Netherlands
Dr. Lorenzo Moroni is speaker of the following session:
Dr.-Ing. Thomas Niendorf
Group Leader of the high-performance materials research group
Institute of Materials Engineering at TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Dr.-Ing. Thomas Niendorf is speaker of the following session:
Alexander Oster is speaker of the following session:
Dr.-Ing. A. Pelz
m4p – metals4printing
Dr.-Ing. A. Pelz is speaker of the following session:
Dr.-Ing. Jens Pottebaum
Paderborn University, Heinz Nixdorf Institut
Dr.-Ing. Jens Pottebaum, is senior researcher at the University of Paderborn, Germany, in the department for Mechanical Engineering (research groups C.I.K. and ‘Product Creation’) and the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC). Currently he is project manager in the collaborative research project RepAIR which is funded by the European Commission in its 7th Framework Programme (theme ‚Transport'). RepAIR targets innovative solutions for aircraft MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) using Additive Manufacturing technologies. Jens Pottebaum studied mechanical engineering and computer science at the University of Paderborn. In 2011 he received the doctor's degree for his research on the ‚Optimisation of application oriented learning by knowledge identification'. His research deals with the application and applicability of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for civil protection and mechanical engineering. More specifically, he focuses on multi- and interdisciplinary approaches to solve challenges in technology enhanced learning.
Dr.-Ing. Jens Pottebaum is speaker of the following session:
Stefan Ritt, after earning his engineering degree in technical physics from the University of Applied Science in Lübeck, Germany, started his career in RP/AM in 1985 when running a prototype lab in the R&D arm of a Dutch-German coffee and vending machine company. After that, he held positions in QA for a Danish group and product management for mid-sized US-German company.. In 1998, Stefan took on international sales and marketing of RP tooling products for a UK/German joint venture. In this capacity, he was successful in international markets with the development and support of the transition of RPT and metal AM equipment into production equipment. Stefan now works for SLM Solutions where he continues his efforts to grow the metal AM market internationally. In 2011, he was the appointed as the European liaison officer for AMUG, the global user group for Additive manufacturing. With more than 16 years of direct global work experience in the AM field Stefan is one of the known senior promoters and supporter of the industry on the international stage.
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Expert for AM for Electronic Equipment
Hensoldt Sensors GmbH
Jörg Sander is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Manfred Schmid
Head of the R&D-group for Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
Dr. Manfred Schmid is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Gunnar Schulze
Founder and CTO
trinckle 3D GmbH
Dr. Gunnar Schulze is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Dieter Schwarze
Head Additive Processes
SLM Solutions GmbH
Dr. Dieter Schwarze began already in 1989 to work on R&D and the commercialisation of additive manufacturing and he is co-founder of the Selective Laser Melting technology. In 2008 he joined SLM Solutions GmbH in Lübeck as scientific coordinator and head additive processes. Dr. Dieter Schwarze studied physics at the University of Paderborn.
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Prof. Wei-nien Su
Graduate Institute of Applied Science and Technology at National Taiwan University of Science and Te
Prof. Wei-nien Su is speaker of the following session:
President and Founder
Mark Trageser is speaker of the following session:
Researcher Law and ICT
Interdisciplinary Centre for Law and ICT ICRI/CIR
Information about Freyja Vandenboom's session will follow soon.
Franz-Josef Villmer is a professor of Product Development, Innovation Management and Rapid Technologies at the OWL University of Applied Sciences in Lemgo, Germany. After studying Mechanical Engineering and obtaining his doctorate at Clausthal University of Technology, he served for many years in multi-national management positions and different industries, e.g. in mechanical and plant engineering, vehicle and service machinery manufacturing and the first tier vehicle supplier industry.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz-Josef Villmer is speaker of the following session:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz-Josef Villmer is moderator of the following sessions:
- Is 3D Printing Ready for Aerospace Production?
- Additive Manufacturing and Direct Write in Aerospace Environments
- Additive Manufacturing: Aerospace Applications and Challenges
- Additive Manufacturing – Added Design Value
- Material Properties of Nickel Superalloys (In 718) with Quasi Single-Crystalline Structure Produced by Selective Laser Melting
- Process-Microstructure-Property Relationships in Additively Manufactured Metallic Alloys
- Advantages of Additive Manufacturing Technologies in Industrialized Tool Shops - Consultancy, Rapid Tools & High Speed Processes
- Bionics and 3D Printing – a Perfect Match
- Additive Design and Manufacturing
- Metal Powders – How the Production Process Influences Important Powder Properties
- Additive Manufacturing of High-Performance Ceramics
- Colour 3D Printing: What is it and why does it Matter?
- Present and Future of Materials for Selective Laser Sintering
- Materials in Laser Sintering: Availability, Characteristics and New Developments
- PolyNODE – Generative Design of 3D Printed Parts in Large Spatial Assemblies
- Potentials of 3D Printing in Educational Learning Contexts
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz-Josef Villmer is leader of the following workshops:
Leonid is CBDO of Artec 3D, a global market leader in 3D scanners and developer of innovative 3D solutions and products, including the world’s only automatic post processing 3D body scanning booth. Leonid previously spearheaded business development for SKB Kontur, Russia's 4th largest software company, and drove its annual revenue from $5M up to $100M within 6 years. Since 2010, he is also active as an early stage venture investor, business angel and venture partner for several VC firms. Leonid’s vision for Artec is make 3D professional technology universally accessible by providing automated, scalable solutions and easy integration.
Leo Volkov is speaker of the following session:
Jürgen K. von der Lippe
Jürgen K. von der Lippe is speaker of the following session:
Lehrstuhl für Fertigungstechnik, Universität Duisburg-Essen
I am Co-founder and CEO of the AM Polymer Research UG which deals with the distribution and development of Additive Manufacturing powder materials as well as with engineering services in field of AM. Additionally, I am working as Post-Doc at the chair for manufacturing technology at the University of Duisburg-Essen and working there in the field of laser sintering. Furthermore, I am the chairmen of the VDI committee FA105.1 Additive Manufacturing – Plastics.
Andreas Wegner is speaker of the following session:
Cornelius Wendel is moderator of the following session:
- 3D-Druck-Revolution aus politischer Perspektive: Chancen und Herausforderungen für Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft
Cornelius Wendel is leader of the following workshop:
Materials & Processes engineer
Allen Wilson is speaker of the following session:
Terry Wohlers is principal consultant and president of Wohlers Associates, Inc., an independent consulting firm he founded 30 years ago. Wohlers has provided consulting assistance to more than 250 organizations in 25 countries, as well as to 175+ companies in the investment community. He has authored 400 books, articles, and technical papers and has given more than 140 keynote presentations on five continents. Wohlers has twice served as a featured speaker at events held at the White House. He has appeared on any television and radio news programs and is a principal author of the Wohlers Report, the undisputed
industry-leading report on additive manufacturing and 3D printing for 22 consecutive years.
Terry Wohlers is speaker of the following session: