There was plenty going on during the two days of the event! After some opening speeches from the local government and the Belgian consul, the General Manager of Materialise China and our Executive Vice President, Bart van der Schueren, gave two keynote speeches. The Secretary-General of the Shanghai Additive Manufacturing Association also helped start the day, followed by keynotes from Hoya, about our collaboration with them on the Yuniku project, and Siemens PLM.
Then followed the Materials track for our industrial visitors, the Medical track for visitors from the
On the evening of the 18th of October, we were also incredibly proud to present attendees with our brand-new Dream Space, also located in Shanghai near our Chinese office. Our colleagues in China sensed the lack of a proper environment in which to work together with customers. So to tell our story more immersively, they developed the Dream Space, which will allow them to host workshops, local consultancy, co-creation sessions and so on. The space was officially inaugurated with a reception and some bubbles. Cheers!
"This event effectively fulfilled its objective of communicating knowledge about new 3D printing technologies that help explore possibilities in different application domains,"
– said Mr. Fanghei Tsau, General Director of the Laser and Additive Manufacturing Technology Center in Taiwan.