CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, is organising the first Additive Manufacturing European Conference to be held a the European Parliament in Brussels on June 23, 2015.
Representative from additive manufacturing companies, EU institutions, Think tanks and the machine tools sector will discuss how the full-scale industrialisation of AM could be achieved in a rapid and cost-effective manner, and how this disruptive technology could help create the highest value for the economy and society.
The speakers’ session will tackle AM from the perspective of technology, markets, economic development and sustainability. During the session that follows, panellists will look into business and regulatory framework conditions in Europe and their impact on the development of AM. The discussion will focus on the role government, industry, academia and the research community in AM development and opportunities provided by pan-European initiatives.