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NAMIC Summit 2019

May 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm


Held over a week from 6 to 10 May 2019, the NAMIC Summit 2019 will be engaging and inspiring.

Presenting a variety of activities and programmes with the NAMIC Conference anchoring the summit, this will be a unique experience for global 3D printing experts, adopters, innovators and professionals to interact for knowledge sharing and discussions on the latest 3D printing innovations, designs and process development as well as wide-spread industrial adoption.



AM is transforming industries and the world we live in – now and the future.


Time Programme
08:00 AM

Registration and Welcome Refreshment

08:55 AM

Opening Remarks by Session Chair

09:00 AM

Welcome Address

Dr. Ho Chaw Sing, Managing Director, NAMIC

09:05 AM

Opening Address by Guest of Honor

09:15 AM

Alliance Announcement and Prize Presentation Ceremony

09:30 AM

Design for Manufacturing: The Transformative Role of Design in Driving Innovation in the Future of Manufacturing

John Barnes
Founder & Managing Director, The Barnes Group Advisors

10:00 AM

Nature Inspired Design Solutions for Industrial Applications – Mimicking Nature for Advanced Innovative Designs

  • Simulation
  • Modelling
  • Distributed Manufacturing
  • Generative Design

Lin Kayser Sebastian
Co-Founder and CEO at Hyperganic Technologies AG

10:30 AM

AI Generative Design Solutions as Applied to Additive  Manufacturing

  • Generative design solutions
  • Function driven generative design
  • Lattice optimization
  • Cases studies of successful implementation

Simon Ng
Head of Design & Manufacturing Industry, Autodesk

11:00 AM Networking Break
11:30 AM

Disappearing CAD: How Design Functionality is Disappearing into Workflow

  • Emerging intellectual property issues in 3D printing
  • Case study of a licensing solution – 3DIAX all-in-one additive manufacturing developer platform
  • Advantages for 3D designers to upload and sell their 3D printable models

Andre Wegner
CEO, Authentise and Digital Manufacturing Chair at Singularity University

12:00 PM

Implementing a Successful Metal AM Manufacturing Operation Through Engineering Simulation and 3D Software Solutions

  • Engineering simulation software used to test, simulate, design and improve designs across industries
  • Providing the ability for AM designers to optimise their design and optimise materials and processes
  • Software tools that help analysts to analyse geometries that will result from the build, and machine operators to avoid costly and time-consuming errors and problems

Dr. Brent Stucker
Director, Additive Manufacturing, ANSYS Inc

12:30 PM

Panel Discussion

The Impact of Design on Industry 4.0: A Designed and Systematic Approach to Industrial Solutions

  • Digital Transformation – What are the new opportunities and challenges?
  • Deploying Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) technology to improve design, production process and construction of components in a faster, cheaper and more efficient way – What are shining examples of deploying AM (3D Printing) technologies?
  • Design Software and Hardware solutions and their limitations – What is the state-of-the-art in software and hardware, and what’s the road-map for the future?

Moderator: Prof. Kristin Woods, Associate Provost, Co-Director, IDC

Andre Wagner, CEO, Authentise and Digital Manufacturing Chair at Singularity University
Lin Kayser Sebastian, Co-Founder and CEO at Hyperganic Technologies AG
Simon Ng, Head of Design & Manufacturing Industry, Autodesk
Dr. Brent Stucker, Director, Additive Manufacturing, ANSYS Inc

01:00 PM Networking Lunch
01:30 PM

Distributed Manufacturing in Action: Dynamic Machine Allocation and Real-Time Monitoring

  • How to redefine the 3D printing supply chain by leveraging virtual network of remotely control printers
  • From design to print – Showcasing a fully secured and automated process from order to print

Lior Polak
CEO & Co-Founder, Assembrix Ltd

02:00 PM

Impact of Design Optimisation on Additive Manufacturing – A Certification and Testing Perspective

Gregor Reischle
Head Additive Manufacturing, TUV SUD

02:30 PM GE’s Use of Intelligent Design to Accelerate Industrialization of Additive Manufacturing for Innovative Applications

Yathiraj Kasal, Head of GE Additive AddWorks Asia Pac

03:00 PM

Digitally Correlating Design, Materials and Processes to Unveil Next-generation Simulation Software for Additive Manufacturing

  • Case Studies and Applications
  • AM Modelling-Simulation and Design

Dr. Guglielmo Vastola
Scientist, A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing

03:30 PM Networking Break
03:50 PM

From Lab To Fab: Industrialising Additive Manufacturing. A Global Leader’s Perspective and Its Vision for Adopting AM for Wide Range of Applications

Dr. Karsten Heuser
VP Additive Manufacturing Siemens Digital Factory

04:20 PM

Building A Successful 3D Printing Business: What should Aspiring Startups and Tech Entrepreneurs Look Out for in Their Business Ventures?

  • Building a secure blockchain based platform for digital manufacturing and optimized global supply chains
  • Smart cities and smart industries using smart systems leveraging on AM
  • Case study of Amsterdam Smart City which has become an innovation platform for a futureproof and liveable city

Herman von Bolhuis
CEO, 3D Makers Zone

04:50 PM

Cutting Edge Innovations and Software Advancements Accelerating New Business Growth

Kelvin Wee 
APAC Sales Director, Materialise

05:20 PM

Panel Discussion: Global Perspectives – How will Design and AM Technology Transform the Way We Live, Work and Play to Create a World Class Livable and Loveable City?

• The way we live… Maker spaces, customization, the product-service-systems in our lives?
• The way we work… Regional production, make-test-learn-repeat, new capabilities, new value-add products and systems?
• The way we play… AM kiosks and vending outlets, games and interconnections?

Moderator: Prof. Kristin Woods, Associate Provost, Co-Director, IDC

Herman von Bolhuis, CEO, 3D Makers Zone
Dr. Karsten Heuser, VP Additive Manufacturing Siemens Digital Factory
Gregor Reischle, Head Additive Manufacturing, TUV SUD
Kelvin Wee, APAC Sales Director, Materialise

05:55 PM

Closing Remarks by Session Chair

06:00 PM

Post Conference Networking Reception


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