3D Printing Live 2018 Agenda

08:50 – 09:10

Chairman’s Opening Remarks & Danish AM Hub

  • Changing the way we think about production, supply chain, sustainability & business models
  • Investing in companies, ambitious projects, leaders & ideas

Mads Kjøller Damkjær, CEO, Danish AM Hub

09:10 – 09:35

Where Additive Manufacturing Meets Industry 4.0 – the View from Danfoss

  • Where & how does AM/3DP feature in your Industry 4.0 strategy
  • Requirements for the effective implementation of AM/3D Printing
  • Building your AM team – adding new skills & a change in mindset

Werner Stapela, Global Head of Additive Design & Manufacturing, Danfoss

09:35 – 10:00

AM at Vestas: Finding an Identity Across Additive Applications

  • Vestas characteristics and challenges in AM
  • Strategy observations, short and long term benefits
  • Activities to leverage and influence the field

Rasmus Dejgaard Jensen, Concept Developer & Programme Lead, Vestas

10:00 – 10:25  

Principles for Achieving Nirvana in Industrial Additive Manufacturing

  • The four levels of implementation of AM in Wärtsilä
  • Leveraging design freedom to obtain high-performance applications to withstand high temperature & stress
  • Defining the right mindset for unleashing the full potential of different AM technologies

Juho Raukola, Additive Manufacturing Engineer, Wärtsilä

10:25 – 10:50

Strategy for Additive Manufacturing at MAN Diesel & Turbo (Copenhagen)

  • What type of technologies are there for metal AM
  • What options are there if the product consists mostly of large single components

Martin Petersen, Mechanical Engineer, MAN Diesel & Turbo

10:50 – 11:20

Networking Break

11:20 – 11:45

Digital Supply Chains

  • How brands are transforming their operations with 3D Printing
  • Breaking the mould of traditional supply chains

Sören Olsson, Business Development Manager, Materialise

11:45 – 12:10

So You’ve Made it with Additive Manufacturing but Have You?

  • Verifying the size, internal structure & metallurgical properties of critical parts?
  • Using coordinate measurement, visual inspection with optical and electron microscopy and x-ray CT to characterise the internal dimensions

Michael Wilson, Technology Director & Centre Manager, 3M Buckley Innovation Centre

12:10 – 12:30

Automotive Key Targets for Selective Laser Melting Process in Series Part Production

  • Quality Control System (QCS) with the goal to release the SLM process to DIN / ISO 16949 or VDA 6.3
  • Productivity of the metal based 3D printing Process
  • Case Studies with “best in practice” AM design for automotive

Ralf Frohwerk, Global Head of Business Development, SLM Solutions

12:30 – 13:35

Networking Lunch Break

Track 1 – Mads Kjøller Damkjær, CEO, Danish AM Hub

Track 2 – David Bue Pedersen, Senior Researcher, DTU

13:35 – 14:00

Secure 3D-Printing Processes for Spare Parts Including Digital Service Platforms Research project IT’S DIGITIVE:

  • Advantages of digital service platforms for 3D printed spare part supply
  • Development of a secure process for additive manufacturing in value chains
  • Especially the protection of spare part data on a digital service platform

 Stephanie Niehues, Researcher & Project Leader, University of Dortmund

13:35 – 14:00

Getting Started with Additive Manufacturing

  • Why is AM a challenge to product development?
  • What do engineers need to know about AM-Technologies?
  • What are the technical & economic factors for “good” AM-parts? 

Christoph Klahn, Head of Design for AM, Inspire AG

14:00 – 14:25

Overcoming Challenges in Adopting Additive Manufacturing: Danish & German Perspectives

  • Pre-adoption, adoption and post-adoption challenges
  • Role of service providers & service portfolio to overcome challenges

Atanu Chaudhuri, Professor, Aalborg University

14:00 – 14:25

Design for Additive Manufacturing – the Proto Labs approach

  • An exciting new concept for the design of parts & products – a change of mindset

Christoph Erhardt, Head of 3D Printing, Proto Labs                                    Philipp Amend, Manager of Process Engineering, Proto Labs


14:25 – 14:50

Bridging the Skills Gap in your AM Departments

  • Training your engineers to be experts in additive manufacturing – the challenges
  • Hype fuels investment which in turn fuels development in enterprise

Saeed Farahani, Head of Additive Design & Manufacturing, Danfoss

14:25 – 14:50

3D printing of Soft Magnetic Materials – From powders to high performance components

  • The Additive Manufacturing process route from powder to product
  • 3D printing of Soft Magnetic Materials: properties and applications

Tuomas Riipinen, Research Scientist, Advanced Manufacturing, VTT

14:50 – 15:30

Networking Break

15:30 – 15:55

Printing the World’s First Certified Ship’s Propeller

  • From project initiation to certified propeller within 7 months
  • Speed up innovation by close collaboration between 5 project partners
  • Project changed the attitude of maritime industry towards 3D printing

Don Hoogendoorn, Principal Research Engineer, Damen Shipyards Group

15:55 – 16:20

Freeformer: Using the Potential of an Open System Successfully

  • Theoretical fundamentals of the APF (ARBURG Plastic Freeforming) technology
  • Process stability & monitoring
  • Production in small-volume batches & individualised high-volume products

Lukas Pawelczyk, Additive Manufacturing Manager, Arburg

16:20 – 16:35

To Disrupt or to Sustain? A Case for Merging the Strengths of Additive Manufacturing & Injection Molding

  • AM is challenged by lack of scalability, relevant materials. IM is challenged by lack of flexibility, high start-up costs.
  • Research shows that challenges may be reduced through a merging of AM and IM – so-called 3DPIM


Lasse Stahl, CEO, AddiFab

16:35 – 17:05

From Prototyping to Small-time Production to Serial Production – Panel Discussion

  • Taking the leap to next level production
  • AM as a key part of your move towards industry 4.0

Michael Wilson, Technology Director & Centre Manager, 3M Buckley Innovation Centre

Ralf Frohwerk, Global Head of Business Development, SLM Solutions

Werner Stapela, Global Head of Additive Design & Manufacturing, Danfoss

Moderated by: Mads Kjøller Damkjær, CEO, Danish AM Hub

17:05 – 17:30

Digital Manufacturing of Miniaturised Products with Micro 3D Printing

  • Micro additive manufacturing machine suitable for precision printing
  • Miniaturised products with features of dimensions as small as 50 µm can be designed with  conventional 3D CAD software & produced by micro additive manufacturing

Guido Tosello, Associate Professor, DTU

17:30 – 17:35

Chairman’s Closing Remarks

Mads Kjøller Damkjær, CEO, Danish AM Hub


Drinks Reception