Join the innovators

The Materialise Experience:

Transforming 3D Printing

JUNE 7–8

Materialise Experience Agenda

Showcasing a diverse group of speakers that will touch on key trends, emerging technologies and more, the Materialise Experience offers two days of presentations, exhibits and networking!

Optional third day of workshops and training at our U.S. headquarters on June 6.

Additive Manufacturing Track

08:00 - 09:00 am Registration
9:00 - 9:05 am

Welcome and Introduction
Bryan Crutchfield, Vice President and General Manager, Materialise USA

09:05 - 09:35 am

Transforming 3D Printing
Fried Vancraen CEO, Materialise

09:35 - 10:05 am Smart Collaboration: Leveraging a Rich Knowledge Base to Drive the 3D Printing Industry Forward
Rob Gorham, Executive Director, America Makes
10:05 - 10:15 am Coffee / Snack Break
10:15 - 10:45 am Transforming 3D Printing in Manufacturing
Mohammad Ehteshami, Vice President, GE
10:45 - 11:15 am Socializing and Fully Embedding Hospital-wide ‘Printer-to-Bedside 3DP’ via Simulation Ecosystems
Peter Weinstock, MD, PhD, Director, Simulator Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
11:15 - 11:35 am Ask the Experts Panel
11:35 - 11:55 am Networking Break & Experience Stage
11:55 - 12:40 pm Networking Lunch
Experience 3D Printing in Manufacturing
Industry experts share their 3D printing journey 
12:40 - 1:00 pm Materialise Experience
Stefaan Motte, Vice President, Software, Materialise
1:00 - 1:20 pm Automotive Experience
Dave Bolognino, Director of Design Fabrications Operations at General Motors Corp., GM
1:20 - 1:40 pm Additive Manufacturing Technology at Solar Turbines Inc, a Caterpillar Company 
Ferenc Pankotai, General Manager, Solar Turbines
1:40 - 2:00 pm Unlocking the Value of Industrial Additive Manufacturing
Andreas Saar, VP Manufacturing Engineering Software / Additive Manufacturing Initiative Leader, Siemens PLM Software; Aaron Frankel, Senior Director Marketing, Siemens PLM Software
2:00 - 2:20 pm How Robotic 3D Printing is Transforming Metal Casting
Howard Rhett, Technical Support Leader, Viridis3D LLC
2:20 - 2:35 pm Q&A: Ask the Experts
2:35 - 3:20 pm Networking Break & Experience Stage
Overcoming the Challenges of 3D Printing
Learn how industry leaders are overcoming challenges and best practices to succeed
3:20 - 3:30 pm Introduction
3:30 - 3:50 pm 3DPrinting: Beyond Prototyping
Greg Thompson Global Product Manager, Protolabs
3:50 - 4:10 pm Integrating 3D Printing into the Enterprise
Dave Flynn, Senior Business Development Manager, Materialise
4:10 - 4:30 pm Enable high-value AM applications by leveraging new materials and designs
Cary Baur, PhD, Manager, R&D/Applications Development, EOS
4:30 - 4:50 pm Protecting your assets and manufacturing processes in modern Digital Supply Chains 
Joe Inkenbrandt, CEO and Co-Founder, Identify3D
4:50 - 5:10 pm 3D Composite Materials
Jeff DeGrange, Chief Commercial Officer, Impossible Objects
5:10 - 5:25 pm Q&A: Ask the Experts
6:00 pm Networking Reception: Detroit Princess River boat 

 

Experience Stage

11:35 am Sarah Webster - EnvisionTEC  
2:35 pm Laura Gilmour - EOS  

 

08:00 - 09:00 am Networking and Exhibits
09:00 - 09:15 am Welcome and Day 1 Recap
Bryan Crutchfield, Vice President and General Manager, Materialise USA
9:15 - 9:45 am Future Innovation of Materialise
Bart Van der Schueren, CTO, Materialise
9:45 - 10:15 am Additive Manufacturing…Where do We Go From Here, Together?
Michael Whitens, Director Vehicle & Enterprise Science, Ford Motor Company
10:15 - 10:25 am Coffee / Snack Break
10:25 - 10:55 am 3D planning for emerging TMVR clinical trials
David Pomfret, Director Clinical Research, Abbott-Tendyne 
10:55 - 11:25 am Forecasting a “Big” Future for AM
Lonnie Love, PhD, Group Leader, Manufacturing Systems Research Group, Oak Ridge National
11:25 - 11:55 am Are we Prepared for an Additive Future? Panel Discussion
11:55 - 12:25 pm Networking Break and Experience Stage
12:25 - 1:15 pm Networking Lunch
Transforming 3D Printing in Manufacturing
Where industry experts see the future of 3D Printing and what they are doing to advance the industry
1:15 - 1:30 pm Future Innovation of Materialise Software
Stefaan Motte, Vice President, Software, Materialise
1:30 - 1:50 pm Additive Manufacturing Metal Part Production
Ed Tackett, Director of Educational Programs AMCC, University of Louisville
1:50 - 2:10 pm The future of Custom 3D Printed Orthotics 
Blake Norquist, Director of NA Sales and Business Development, RS Print
2:10 - 2:30 pm Managing Metal AM Process Variability Through FEA Based Testing and Controls
Jeff Robertson, Technical Business Development, Simufact Engineering
2:30 - 2:50 pm BASF 3D Printing Solutions to enable production
Volker Hammes, Managing Director, BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH
2:50 - 3:10 pm Integrating AM into the Manufacturing floor alongside Injection Molding
Bruce Bradshaw, Chief Business & Marketing Officer, Evolve Additive
3:10 - 3:20 pm Q&A: Ask the Experts
3:20 - 4:00 pm Networking Break

 

Experience Stage

11:55 am SME  
08:00 - 09:00 am Registration
9:00 - 9:05 am

Welcome and Introduction
Bryan Crutchfield, Vice President and General Manager, Materialise USA

09:05 - 09:35 am

Transforming 3D Printing
Fried Vancraen CEO, Materialise

09:35 - 10:05 am Smart Collaboration: Leveraging a Rich Knowledge Base to Drive the 3D Printing Industry Forward
Rob Gorham, Executive Director, America Makes >
10:05 - 10:15 am Coffee / Snack Break
10:15 - 10:45 am Transforming 3D Printing in Manufacturing
Mohammad Ehteshami, Vice President, GE
10:45 - 11:15 am Socializing and Fully Embedding Hospital-wide ‘Printer-to-Bedside 3DP’ via Simulation Ecosystems
Peter Weinstock, MD, PhD, Director, Simulator Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
11:15 - 11:35 am Ask the Experts Panel
11:35 - 11:55 am Networking Break & Experience Stage
11:55 - 12:40 pm Networking Lunch
Clinical 3D Printing
Learn how industry leaders are overcoming challenges and best practices to succeed
12:40 - 1:00 pm Materialise Experience
Brigitte de Vet, Vice President, Medical, Materialise
1:00 - 1:20 pm From Skunk Works to Transformative Technology, the value of Patient Specific Guides 
Bill Hartman, Director of Global Transformative Technologies - Knees, ZimmerBiomet
1:20 - 1:40 pm Planning Complex Heart Procedures with 3D Printing
Dee Dee Wang, MD, Henry Ford
1:40 - 2:00 pm How does 3D Planning and Modelling Affect Medical Device Companies?
Michael Barthold, Senior Group Manager, Synthes
2:00 - 2:20 pm How 3D Planning & Printing is Transforming Surgery
Benjamin Chang, MD, FACS, Co-director of the Hand Transplantation Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2:20 - 2:35 pm Q&A: Ask the Experts
2:35 - 3:20 pm Networking Break & Experience Stage
Experience 3D Printing in Hospitals
Industry experts share their 3D printing journey 
3:20 - 3:30 pm Introduction
3:30 - 3:50 pm Building a Point of Care 3D Printing Facility in Radiology
Aalpen  Patel, MD, Geisinger
3:50 - 4:10 pm 3D Printing at Point- of-Care - Ensuring Safe & Effective Use
Amy Alexander, Mayo Clinic
4:10 - 4:30 pm 3D Applications and VSP in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
Derek Steinbacher, DMD, MD, FACS, Yale 
4:30 - 5:05 pm 3D Printing - Driving Medical Innovation
David Zopf, MD, University of Michigan
Kyle VanKoevering, MD, University of Michigan
5:05 - 5:25 pm Q&A: Ask the Experts
6:00 pm  Networking Reception: Detroit Princess River Boat 

 

Experience Stage

11:35 am Sarah Webster - EnvisionTEC  
2:35 pm Laura Gilmour - EOS  

 

08:00 - 09:00 am Networking and Exhibits
09:00 - 09:15 am Welcome and Day 1 Recap
Bryan Crutchfield, Vice President and General Manager, Materialise USA
9:15 - 9:45 am Future Innovation of Materialise
Bart Van der Schueren, CTO, Materialise
9:45 - 10:15 am Additive Manufacturing…Where do We Go From Here, Together?
Michael Whitens, Director Vehicle & Enterprise Science, Ford Motor Company
10:15 - 10:25 am Coffee / Snack Break
10:25 - 10:55 am 3D planning for emerging TMVR clinical trials
David Pomfret, Director Clinical Research, Abbott-Tendyne 
10:55 - 11:25 am Forecasting a “Big” Future for AM
Lonnie Love, PhD, Group Leader, Manufacturing Systems Research Group, Oak Ridge National Lab
11:25 - 11:55 am Are we Prepared for an Additive Future? Panel Discussion
11:55 - 12:25 pm Networking Break and Experience Stage
12:25 - 1:15 pm Networking Lunch
Transforming Device Design and Surgical Planning
Where industry experts see the future of device design and what they are doing to advance the industry
1:15 - 1:30 pm Future Innovation of Materialise Software
Brigitte de Vet, Vice President, Medical, Materialise
1:30 - 1:50 pm 3D Printing for Medical Device Design and Patient Considerations
Sarah Ahlberg, PhD, Research Manager - Research and Innovation Coronary and Structural Heart, Medtronic
1:50 - 2:10 pm OsteoFab® Implant Technology: How 3D printing helps surgeons rebuild the human body
Severine Zygmont, President, Oxford Performance Materials, Inc.
2:10 - 2:30 pm Population-driven Design to Solve your Toughest design Challenges
Bryan Kirking, DJO Surgical
2:30 - 2:50 pm Value of 3D Printing for Clinical Development of 4C Medical Technology
Saravana Kumar, Vice President R&D, 4C Medical
2:50 - 3:10 pm Point-of-Care 3D Printing for Surgical Planning
Ed Stefanowicz, Team Leader, Radiology 3D Imaging Lab, Geisinger Health System
3:10 - 3:25 pm Q&A: Ask the Experts
3:25 - 4:00 pm Networking Break

 

Experience Stage

11:55 am SME  
08:00 - 09:00 am Registration
9:00 - 9:05 am

Welcome and Introduction
Bryan Crutchfield, Vice President and General Manager, Materialise USA

09:05 - 09:35 am

Transforming 3D Printing
Fried Vancraen CEO, Materialise

09:35 - 10:05 am Smart Collaboration: Leveraging a Rich Knowledge Base to Drive the 3D Printing Industry Forward
Rob Gorham, Executive Director, America Makes
10:05 - 10:15 am Coffee / Snack Break
10:15 - 10:45 am Transforming 3D Printing in Manufacturing
Mohammad Ehteshami, Vice President, GE
10:45 - 11:15 am Socializing and Fully Embedding Hospital-wide ‘Printer-to-Bedside 3DP’ via Simulation Ecosystems
Peter Weinstock, MD, PhD, Director, Simulator Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
11:15 - 11:35 am Ask the Experts Panel
11:35 - 11:55 am Networking Break & Experience Stage
11:55 - 12:40 pm Networking Lunch
Clinical 3D Printing
Learn how industry leaders are overcoming challenges and best practices to succeed
12:40 - 1:00 pm Materialise Experience
Brigitte de Vet, Vice President, Medical, Materialise
1:00 - 1:20 pm From Skunk Works to Transformative Technology, the value of Patient Specific Guides 
Bill Hartman, Director of Global Transformative Technologies - Knees, ZimmerBiomet
1:20 - 1:40 pm Planning Complex Heart Procedures with 3D Printing
Dee Dee Wang, MD, Henry Ford
1:40 - 2:00 pm How does 3D Planning and Modelling affect medical device companies?
Michael Barthold, Senior Group Manager, Synthes
2:00 - 2:20 pm How 3D Planning & Printing is Transforming Surgery 
Benjamin Chang, MD, FACS, Co-director of the Hand Transplantation Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2:20 - 2:35 pm Q&A: Ask the Experts
Medical Device Innovators Forum
In what ways will technology transform personalized care in the next 5-10 years? >
3:20 - 5:25 pm Learn from leading medical device manufactures on how they are using virtual modeling, 3D printing, and patient screening & planning to advance patient care. Plus hear from Materialise innovators as they share what is on the horizon for Materialise.
6:00 pm Networking Reception: Detroit Princess River boat 

 

Experience Stage

11:35 am Sarah Webster - EnvisionTEC  
2:35 pm Laura Gilmour - EOS  

 

08:00 - 09:00 am Networking and Exhibits
09:00 - 09:15 am Welcome and Day 1 Recap
Bryan Crutchfield, Vice President and General Manager, Materialise USA
9:15 - 9:45 am Future Innovation of Materialise
Bart Van der Schueren, CTO, Materialise
9:45 - 10:15 am Additive Manufacturing…Where do We Go From Here, Together?
Michael Whitens, Director Vehicle & Enterprise Science, Ford Motor Company
10:15 - 10:25 Coffee / Snack Break
10:25 - 10:55 am 3D planning for emerging TMVR clinical trials
David Pomfret, Director Clinical Research, Abbott-Tendyne 
10:55 - 11:25 am Forecasting a “Big” Future for AM
Lonnie Love, PhD, Group Leader, Manufacturing Systems Research Group, Oak Ridge National Lab
11:25 - 11:45 am Are we Prepared for an Additive Future? Panel Discussion
11:45 - 12:25 pm Networking Break and Experience Stage
12:25 - 1:15 pm Networking Lunch
Transforming Device Design and Surgical Planning
Where industry experts see the future of device design and what they are doing to advance the industry
1:15 - 1:30 pm Future Innovation of Materialise Software
Brigitte de Vet, Vice President, Medical, Materialise
1:30 - 1:50 pm 3D Printing for Medical Device Design and Patient Considerations
Sarah Ahlberg, PhD, Research Manager - Research and Innovation Coronary and Structural Heart, Medtronic
1:50 - 2:10 pm OsteoFab® Implant Technology: How 3D printing helps surgeons rebuild the human body
Severine Zygmont, President, Oxford Performance Materials, Inc.
2:10 - 2:30 pm Population-driven Design to Solve your Toughest design Challenges
Adam Shallenberg, P.E., Engineering Manager, DJO Surgical
2:30 - 2:50 pm Value of 3D Printing for Clinical Development of 4C Medical Technology
Saravana Kumar, Vice President R&D, 4C Medical
2:50 - 3:10 pm Point-of-Care 3D Printing for Surgical Planning
Ed Stefanowicz, Team Leader, Radiology 3D Imaging Lab, Geisinger Health System
3:10 - 3:25 pm Q&A: Ask the Experts
3:25 - 4:00 pm Networking Break

 

Experience Stage

11:45 am SME