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 session:
Uwe Bögershausen is CFO of SLM Solutions. He studied at the University of Oldenburg from 1994 to 1999, where he earned a degree in economics (Diplom-Ökonom). From 1999 to 2000 he worked as a consultant at CSC Ploenzke AG, Wiesbaden. Thereafter he worked until 2006 as project manager for Roland Berger Strategy consultant GmbH. In the years from 2006 to 2010 he worked as CFO for aleo Solar AG, Prenzlau. From April 2006 he assisted aleo Solar AG, Prenzlau, in preparing and implementing its initial public offering. From 2010, Uwe Bögershausen was appointed managing director of Derby Cycle Beteiligungs GmbH and became upon its reorganization as a stock corporation CFO of Derby Cycle AG until May 2012.
Uwe Boegershausen is speaker of the following session:
Part-Time Scientists GmbH
Since he was 18 years old, Robert Boehme has been an systems administrator and consultant in information security and storage management, with clients generally in the Federal German government. In mid-2009 he and six partners founded the German Part-Time Scientists team to participate in the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition. The competition’s goal is to encourage private missions to the moon. Despite strong competition from India, Israel and the USA, the team has made it into the Top 5 and won two of three Milestone Prizes for the development and demonstration of spaceworthy technology. Additionally, in June 2015 the team announced a technology partnership with the AUDI AG.
As team founder, Robert Boehme is also the CEO of the company behind the effort, the PTScientists GmbH, which aims to develop novel technologies to provide small and mid-size businesses simple and cost-effective access to space.
Information about Robert Boehme's session will follow soon.
European Marketing Manager
Sara Bonomi is the European Marketing Manager at Formlabs, the company behind the most advanced high resolution desktop 3D printers. She has international hardware experience having worked in the USA and France for high-tech hardware and 3D printing companies. She is co-founder of Girls in Tech Italy, an international social enterprise network that promotes the empowerment of women in technology.
Sara Bonomi is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Rinje Brandis
Krause DiMaTec GmbH
2003-2008: Studies in mechanical engineering at the University of Paderborn
2009-2013: PhD in production system planning at the Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Paderborn
2014-today: Operations Manager at Krause-Biagosch
2015-today: Technical Director at Krause DiMaTec
Dr. Rinje Brandis 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:
Danish Technological Institute (DTI)
PhD from Aarhus University; Senior Specialist at DTI. Working with industrial implementation of SLM technology for the past 5 years; Work Package leader on the work "Develop process and supply chain for repair and maintenance in AAT" in the RepAIR project.
Jeppe Byskov is speaker of the following session:
Ralf Carlström is responsible for Digital Metal AB, representing Höganäs AB 3D printing activities. He earned his Master of Science degree in Metallurgy from Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm 1985 and has since then worked at different position for Höganäs AB.
Ralf Carlström is speaker of the following session:
National University of Singapore – NUS
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Martin Danzer is Associate Professor for Computer Aided Industrial Design at the National University of Singapore - NUS. He studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the Technical University Munich, prior to his industrial application at the IT/Consulting firms Evans&Sutherland and PricewaterhouseCoopers. As team leader at the industrial companies Festo and Volkswagen, he was jointly responsible in re-defining the digital/virtual product development process. After this, he joined the University of Art and Industrial Design Linz, Austria. He works as Consulting Certified Engineer and is an active member at VDI and The Bavarian Chamber of Civil Engineers.
Martin Danzer is speaker of the following session:
Chief Commercial Officer
Mr. DeGrange M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University, is Chief Commercial Officer at Impossible Objects, past Stratasys Vice President, Senior technology manager at The Boeing Company. Mr. DeGrange is an advisory board member to Society of Manufacturing Engineers, past chairman of the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) at Paderborn University in Germany, former board member for Chicago Museum Science and Industry Fab Lab and launched under Boeing’s Chairman Innovation Initiative several technology spin-out companies.
Jeff DeGrange is speaker of the following sessions:
Received his master´s degree in nanophysics from University of Bielefeld. Since 2013 scientific coworker at the particle technology group of University of Paderborn. His research is focused on surface quality for polymer laser sintering at the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC).
Patrick Delfs is speaker of the following session:
Patrick Delfs is moderator of the following sessions:
- The next Wave of Desktop 3D Printing
- AM using Stereolithography? These Examples show why!
- Titanium laser melting for biologically inspired lightweight gripper
- 3D Printing in Space
Patrick Delfs is leader of the following workshops:
Product Manager Software
Gerd Denninger is responsible for the Software Product Management at EOS. Already during his studies of business administration and mechanical engineering (TUM-BWL) in munich, he started working at EOS and became enthusiastic about additive manufacturing. Currently he is focusing on the open software approach of EOS to allow customers optimizing their part quality and machine performance.
Gerd Denninger is speaker of the following session:
Paderborn University – DMRC
Mr. M. Sc. Gereon Deppe started to work at the "DMRC" in 2013 after his industrial engineering study at the University of Paderborn. Since then he focuses in the field of Additive Manufacturing on a decision support in terms of cost, time and quality. He conducts research in the EU-FP7 Framework project "RepAIR" which targets innovative solutions for aircraft MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) using Additive Manufacturing technologies.
Gereon Deppe 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:
Germán Esteban Muñiz
Research Programme Officer
DG Research and Innovation
Germán Esteban Muñiz is speaker of the following session:
Senior R&D Engineer
Sten Farre has a BSc in Metallurgy from Bergsskolan, the Swedish School of Mining and Metallurgy 1980, and a BBA from University of Linköping 2005. He has been working in a variety of industries with technical development and sales. Since 2011 employed as researcher at Swerea’ s daughter institute Swerea SWECAST focusing on metallic materials, mainly castings, and additive manufacturing. He is part of the strategic program at Swerea called “Swerea 3D3 “as well as the work of establishing a national arena for research within additive manufacturing of metals.
Sten Farre is speaker of the following session:
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:
Abteilungsleiter Maschinen und Anlagen
Guido Follert is speaker of the following session:
Werner Gebhart is speaker of the following session:
Thomas Gradl is speaker of the following session:
Ronan Hayes is the CMO of Reflow, an open source community based enterprise that transforms gathered plastic in developing economies into quality 3D print filament that is affordable, ethical and sustainable. With a foundation in behavioral economics and strategic brand planning, Ronan joined the reflow team in 2015, driven to harness evolving 3D technology to create better and more equitable societies.
Ronan Hayes 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!
Ulrich Jahnke is speaker of the following session:
Ulrich Jahnke is moderator of the following sessions:
- How to leapfrog 3D Printing in emerging Economies
- Holistic Approach for Industrialization of AM
- 3D Printing in mechanical Engineering
- 3D Printing – The new high Quality Production?!
Ulrich Jahnke is leader of the following workshops:
Dr. Jason Jones
Co-Founder and CEO
Dr. Jason Jones, co-founder and CEO of Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies, is a pioneer in the combined use of Additive Manufacturing and CNC machining. He has a PhD in 3D printing from the University of Warwick and has led millions of dollars of AM research and authored numerous publications and patents during the last decade.
Dr. Jason Jones is speaker of the following session:
Scientific Staff Member
Stefan Josupeit is moderator of the following sessions:
- Optimal structural Design for 3D Printing
- Laser Sintering of Plastics – A new Area in the Beginning
- Product Optimization for and with Additive Manufacturing
- Designing for mass Customization
- Results from the RepAIR project: Production of aeronautics part with AM
- Additive Manufacturing – a disruptive Technology in Aerospace?
- Development of a Decision Support in terms of Cost, Time and Quality for applying Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace
- Hybrid Machines: Additive and Subtractive Synergies
Stefan Josupeit is leader of the following workshops:
Technical Product Manager
Concept Laser GmbH
Ing. (FH) Oliver Kaczmarzik was born in Berlin in 1977. 2003 he finished his electrical engineering studies at Technische Fachoberschule Berlin and was responsible for the commissioning and construction management for international projects at Applied Materials Alzenau from 2004 until 2006. Afterwards, from 2006 until 2014, Oliver Kaczmarzik functioned as strategic product manager in the purchasing department of IBC SOLAR AG in Bad Staffelstein. Concurrently he graduated as Master of Business Marketing from Freie Universität Berlin and is working as technological product manager for Concept Laser GmbH since 2014.
Oliver Kaczmarzik is speaker of the following session:
Güngör Kara is a skilled expert in the field of industrial 3D Printing, innovation and operational excellence. In his role as Director of Global Application and Consulting he heads the global activities of the application and consulting department at EOS, the worldwide technology and quality leader for powder-based, industrial 3D Printing. His team has deep insights into current technological developments of the Additive Manufacturing technology in multi-national enterprises and innovative start-ups. Before joining EOS, he has studied mechanical engineering in Berlin and has an MBA degree from the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management - in Vallendar and the Northwestern University in Chicago. Mr. Kara adds more than 16 years of professional experience as an executive consultant – mostly at A.T. Kearney – in the field of operational excellence, innovation and business development.
Güngör Kara is speaker of the following sessions:
Product Manager Additive Manufacturing
Richard Kellett is speaker of the following session:
Industrial entrepreneurship has stolen Daan’s heart at young age. Master degrees in both mechanical engineering and business administration have created a solid basis for his professional career and multiple ventures. In 2012 Daan founded, together with Jonas Wintermans, Additive Industries, a high tech equipment company industrialising 3D printing for functional parts in various metals. Additive Industries is dedicated to bringing metal additive manufacturing for functional parts from lab to fab by offering a modular 3D printing system and seamlessly integrated information platform to high-end and demanding industrial
markets. With substantially improved reproducibility, productivity, and flexibility, Additive Industries redefines the business case for additive manufacturing applications in aerospace, automotive, medical technology and high-tech equipment.
Daan A.J. Kersten is speaker of the following session:
PhD Student Additive Manufacturing
Inspire AG, icams
After his graduation from TU Eindhoven as chemical engineer with specialization in polymers and composites, Rob Kleijnen started his PhD work at Inspire AG in 2014, under the supervision of Prof. Konrad Wegener at the ETH Zürich. His focus lies on the behavior and development of new materials for SLS.
Rob Kleijnen is speaker of the following session:
Hasenauer & Hesser GmbH
Andreas Kleinfeld is speaker of the following session:
Dr.-Ing. Eric Klemp
Eric Klemp, born 1966 in Flensburg, studied mechanical engineering at TU Clausthal, did his PhD at Institute of Mechanical Engineering at TU Clausthal. He was project leader at Bosch and Siemens household appliances later product architect at Rational AG and afterwards commercial director of the the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) at University of Paderborn. Since 2016 Eric Klemp is COO at the voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Center GmbH in Düsseldorf.
Dr.-Ing. Eric Klemp is moderator of the following sessions:
- How emerging Technologies continue to reshape our Businesses
- MetalFAB1 defines a new Category in 3D Printing: Industrial
- Hermle MPA Technology – Entering new Dimensions in Additive Manufacturing
- Applied building Strategies for Applications of Laser Deposition Welding
- Additive Manufacturing of High-Performance Ceramics and Ceramic Casting Cores
- AM in the automotive Area: Potentials for added Values from first Prototype to classic Cars
- The metal Future of AM
- High Power Multi-Laser Selective Laser Melting
- Additive Manufacturing with EBM – The Path to Production
- AM Factory of Tomorrow – 3D Metal Printing on its way to Production
- Strategic Outlook – the Road to Manufacturing
- From Light Engineering to Bionic Production
- Composite based Additive Manufacturing
- Digital Metal-Höganäs Technology for Production of small Components with different Metals
- High Power Selective Laser Melting for Ti-6Al-4V
- Additive Manufacturing, a Key for future Production
- New Generations Tools by ADDitive ManufacturING
- The Approaches in AM
- New metallic Materials realized by Additive Manufacturing
- Additive Manufacturing for automated Assembly with Robots – Chances and Risks
- “Excellent Processing” – the open process development approach from EOS
- Developments in Additive Manufacturing in a faraway Country – Opportunities and Risks
- Introducing 10 D Printives and Quadra printers
Dr.-Ing. Eric Klemp is leader of the following workshops:
Dr. Ulli Klenk
Dr. Ulli Klenk is speaker of the following session:
Mr. Frederick Knoop finished his master’s studies in Mechanical Engineering at the Paderborn University with main study in Polymer Engineering in 2014. Since May 2014 he is employed as research assistant at the chair of Polymer Engineering (KTP – Kunststofftechnik Paderborn) at the Paderborn University. In cooperation with the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC), Mr. Knoop’s research focus is on Fused DepositionModeling (FDM). The focus here is on the study of various process parameters on the mechanical and geometrical properties of FDM parts.
Frederick Knoop is moderator of the following sessions:
- Herausforderungen und Hilfen für Konstrukteure in Zeiten der industriellen additiven Fertigung
- Characterization of different FDM Materials
- New Process Plastic Freeforming – Challenges and Opportunities
Frederick Knoop is leader of the following workshops:
Dipl. Ing. (FH) MBA Timm Kragl
CEO and Founder
Timm Kragl, aged 44 years, started his „3D career“ with his graduation from Oldenburg University in 1997, getting familiarized with 3D technologies such as metrology and 3D CAD. Amazed by the opportunities of an integrated 3D approach, he gained his first work experiences with development and documentation of 3D projects in an Engineering Office located in Hamburg for the next 3 years. In a post-grad master program at the ESB Reutlingen in “International Marketing”, which he absolved in 2001, he studied economy and marketing. After graduation he joined the major German Reseller for SolidWorks, an industry standard for 3D CAD, and later became head of sales in South Germany until 2006. Looking for International Sales experiences, he was employed by Faro, a 3D metrology supplier, as the International Distribution Manager for EMEA and in 2008 he joined envisionTEC as a Sales Manager, where he entered the fascinating world of 3D Printing. In beginning of 2009, he made the decision to become his own boss by founding Phanos GmbH, the German Distributor and Service-Partner of envisionTEC for 3D Printer and related technologies.
Dipl. Ing. (FH) MBA Timm Kragl is speaker of the following sessions:
VP Product Development
30 years of hardware and software experience including 15 years at Microsoft in the Hardware group including program management, testing, localization, and support.
Greg Lee 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:
- Current Developments in industrial Research for Polymer Laser Sintering
- Exploring new Materials for Selective Laser Sintering
- Additive Manufacturing of Polymer Parts
- Production Integrated Marking for Traceability of AM parts
Dr. Christian-Friedrich Lindemann is leader of the following workshops:
Dr. Erik Marquardt
Verein Deutscher Ingenieure e.V.
Dr. Erik Marquardt studied electrical engineering at RWTH Aachen University and did his doctorate on optical measurement techniques. After 15 years in industry, mainly with machine vision companies, he joined VDI – The Association of German Engineers. He works with expert’s committees on optical technologies and additive manufacturing. He is co-author and organizer of “Handlungsfelder Additive Fertigungsverfahren”, a brochure on action items for additive manufacturing, which will be published in spring 2016.
Dr. Erik Marquardt is speaker of the following session:
Klaus Mueller has about 28 years of experience as a senior executive in multibillion dollar aerospace firms and actively managing several multimillion projects during his tenure.
To date Klaus Mueller is CCO of Bionic Production GmbH and CEO of KMue Consult, a boutique consultancy for Additive Manufacturing printing advise, M&A activities ans strategy and market analysis. He is cooperating as Senior adivisory for ICF International and the Laserzentrum Nord, the leading Additive Manufacturing institute in Germany.
He was Senior Vice President Corporate Development at MTU Aero Engines, where he developed the strategy and headed all M&A activities of the corporate group. In his role, he was also responsible for business development in China and the Market Intelligence Group. For nearly 6 years he steered the long-term vision of MTU and developed the group to its excellent position of leadership in the aero engine market. During this assignment MTU grew from €2,5b to €3,7b revenue and signed agreements for many new programs of the next generation of jet engines with estimated sales of more than €50b during their program life.
Prior to joining MTU, he headed the Market Intelligence Group at Lufthansa Technik (LHT) in Hamburg, Germany. Klaus also served in the Business Development, Marketing, and Strategy functions. During his 20 years with LHT, Klaus led vital projects throughout a period where LHT sales increased from €1,5b to €3,9b. Klaus is an expert in both the OEM and MRO sectors of aerospace, and has deep functional expertise in marketing,strategy, technology and innovations. He serves on the advisory boards of Aviation Week Conferences and the Abu Dhabi Aviation Summit.
Klaus holds a Master of Business and Mechanical Engineering from TU Darmstadt. He is married and lives in Hamburg, Germany.
Klaus Müller is speaker of the following session:
Team Manager Technology Consulting
Martin Neff started with ARBURG in 1996. After several years in the project department he joined the international support group as technical consultant and worked also several year in the US as Engineering Manager and Tech Center Manager. Back in Germany he joined the freeformer team in 2013.
Martin Neff is speaker of the following session:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Neitzert
Auckland University of Technology
Prof. Thomas Neitzert started his career as an academic at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, before joining Mercedes-Benz AG. After immigrating to New Zealand he was Engineering Manager of Fisher & Paykel Appliances. Currently he is with Auckland University of Technology as the director of its Engineering Research Institute.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Neitzert is speaker of the following session:
Area Sales Manager
Born 1963 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Master’s Degree in 1989 (Industrial Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden). Held various sales positions within the electrical power engineering industry (e.g. at ABB and General Electric), before joining Arcam in 2004. Responsible for Sales & Marketing in Central and Western Europe.
Patrik Ohldin is speaker of the following session:
Product Manager Polymer
Florian Pfefferkorn studied mechanical engineering at the University of Applied science in Munich. After two years in quality management for Ariane 5 boosters production he joined EOS GmbH in 2001 and developed further on customer applications with plastic laser-sintering.
In 2003 he became the head of the Product Support group and in 2005 Product Manager for all EOS products related to plastic laser-sintering.
He’s an active expert at the ISO TC 261 for Additive Manufacturing and convening the ISO TC 261 Working Group 2 for materials and processes.
Florian Pfefferkorn 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:
Mr. Thomas Reiher studied mechanical engineering at Paderborn University and has received his Master Degree in 2013. Since then he works as a scientific staff at the chair for Computer Application in Design and Planning in cooperation with the DMRC. He worked in the research projects “NewStructure - Direct Manufacturing of Space Hardware for NGP” and “RepAIR - Future RepAIR and Maintenance for Aerospace Industry”. There he gained deep knowledge in the optimization of products for Additive Manufacturing. In this process he developed a new approach to re-design parts with a novel, yet successful combination of different software solutions bridging the gap of the software’s focus on traditional design and the necessity of new functions to realize an Additive Manufacturing design to fully exploit the technology’s potential. Further fields of activities are the development and application of the part selection methodology and the project management as well as writing an own software program for part optimization. On an educational level he supports the lecture technical drawing at the Paderborn University.
Thomas Reiher is speaker of the following session:
Dr. Dominik Rietzel
Dominik Rietzel graduated in chemical engineering at the Technische Universität in Munich (TUM) with a focus on materials and their mechanical behavior. Subsequently he continued his academic career in Erlangen-Nuremberg as scientific assistant at the Institute of Polymer Technology (LKT), were he obtained his doctoral degree with a thesis about the material behavior and process analysis for laser sintering of thermoplastic materials. Due to his work he is deputy chairman of the workgroup Polymers of the German VDI-Committee „Rapid Prototyping“ and intensively involved in the application of the multi-disciplinary research project SFB 814 “Additive Manufacturing”.
His career in the automotive field started at MAN Truck & Bus GmbH were his final position was head of quality assurance in the cabin paint shop. In 2013 he changed to the Rapid Technology Center of BMW Group. Here he is currently responsible for predevelopment projects in the field of additive manufacturing with polymers.
Dr. Dominik Rietzel is speaker of the following session:
Portfolio Project Manager at Research & Technology Center
Studies of environmental engineering in Berlin at the Technical University; Investigations about the basics of procedural recuperation of metals from waste water; in charge of Additive Manufacturing (starting with Rapid Prototyping) since 2000; developing AM technologies, processes and materials especially Stereolithography with ceramics; Laser Melting of metals. Corporate Tasks: Coordination of AM research project; development of strategic concepts for AM. Chairman of the European AM platform since 2006; Member of the AM group at the German Engineering Association; since 2010 Chairman of the German mirror committee to ISO/TC 261 "Additive manufacturing"
Martin Schäfer is speaker of the following sessions:
Senior Sales Support Application Engineer
Dipl.-Ing. Frank Schaeflein has joined Stratasys 1996 and is championing the use of additive technologies beyond rapid prototyping. His experience extends to the very beginning of RP when he joined Spectra-Physics (a major shareholder and sales partner of 3D Systems) in late 1988 and transitioning to 3D Systems Europe in 1991. Mr. Schaeflein holds an engineering degree from the University of applied sciences in Darmstadt, focusing on production and automation.
Information about Frank Schaeflein's session will follow soon.
Peter Schneider made his Bachelor degree in technical chemistry on the TU Vienna in 2011 which was followed by a Masters degree in chemical technologies and analytics in 2013.
Since 2013 Peter Schneider is working with the Lithoz GmbH in Vienna as a project manager in the field of material and application development. In this position he mostly focuses on the realization of customer specific development projects.
Peter Schneider is speaker of the following session:
Maximilian Schniedenharn is speaker of the following session:
Frank & Frens
Frank graduated in 2010 from Technical University of Delft, Industrial Design Engineering and still finds himself on the edge between design and engineering. Figuring out why products are the way they are and maximizing the full potential of a product proposition. During the years at Frank & Frens he worked on the realization of several market-ready mass customized products, such as the Exo-L, Roger Bacon glasses and several ortheses.
Frank Schoenmaker 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.
Dr. Dieter Schwarze is speaker of the following sessions:
André Seidel is investment manager at NORD Holding. He holds a Master in Business Administration from the Lund University in Sweden, which builds upon his bachelor studies in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. André has worked in M&A transaction for Ernst & Young and has also founded start-up companies. Today, he is in search of interesting companies that can accelerate their growth with additional capital.
André Seidel is speaker of the following session:
Fraunhofer IWU - Projektgruppe RMV Augsburg
Christian Seidel is speaker of the following session:
Alexander Taube is speaker of the following session:
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:
- Standardization of AM – an Update on worldwide Activities
- Additive Manufacturing Technologies: Fields of Action
- Funding of 3D Industries by private Equity
- Taking a 3D Printing Company public – Lessons learned
- Additive Design and Manufacturing: Digital Manufacturing of the Future by FIT AG
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz-Josef Villmer is leader of the following workshops:
Jürgen K. von der Lippe
Jürgen K. von der Lippe is speaker of the following session:
Future Markets Business Development
Armin Wiedenegger is moderator of the following sessions:
- H2020 EU - Research
- Additive Manufacturing in Industry 4.0 and Factories of the Future: Unlocking the full Potential
- Send & Produce – What does Industry 4.0 need?
Armin Wiedenegger is leader of the following workshops:
Andreas Wolf founded together with Steffen Mayer robomotion GmbH in 2003 as a Robot integration company. 2005 they delivered the first Packaging line with 4 Robots to Unilever, 2006 Mr. Wolf did the first development project for grippers 3D printed for robots. 2009 robomotion installed the first laser sintered gripper in the 3shift production of Unilever. Mr. Wolf is active in research, business development, recruiting and marketing at robomotion.
Andreas Wolf is speaker of the following session: