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Additive Manufacturing European Conference (AMEC) IV

 Event hosted by Ivan Štefanec (EPP) Mady Delvaux-Stehres (S&D) and
Dita Charanzová (ALDE), Members of the European Parliament


Adding value layer by layer: speakers from industry and the EU institutions come together to discuss the best measures to expand the landscape of industrial 3D printing applications.

The 4th edition of AMEC will bring together senior EU policy-makers and key players in the market to provide an insight into top additive manufacturing applications and to debate the EU’s role in placing Europe at the forefront of the technology’s developments.


08:15-09:15: Registration

09:15-10:55: Session 1
"Making industry competitive with additive manufacturing: insights on key policies, technologies and applications"

  • Ivan Štefanec, MEP (EPP, Slovakia).
  • Mady Delvaux-Stehres, MEP (S&D, Luxembourg).
  • Philippe Vannson, Head of Unit Photonics Unit at DG CONNECT of the European Commission.
  • Stewart Lane, General Manager of UK Sales Division at Renishaw.
  • Roberta Sampieri, Product Development Manager at FCA EMEA.
  • Miguel Castillo Acero, Vice President Technology Development at Aernnova
  • Florian Feucht, Head of Additive Manufacturing Application and Sales at DMG MORI/Realizer.

Moderator: Frits Feenstra, Senior Project Manager at TNO.

11:05-12:50: Session 2
"Additive Manufacturing at the heart of the next production revolution: Discussing Europe's position in the technology's ecosystem."

  • Dita Charanzová, MEP (ALDE, Czech Republic).
  • Signe Ratso, Deputy Director-General for Research Programmes at DG RTD of the European Commission.
  • Filip Geerts, Director General at CECIMO.
  • Stefanie Brickwede, Head of 3D Printing at Deutsche Bahn and Managing Director of the network 'Mobility goes Additive'.
  • Emilio Juarez, HP Vice President & Head of 3D EMEA at Hewlett-Packard.
  • Thomas Maal, Associate professor 3D Imaging & 3D Printing and Director of the Radboudumc 3D Lab
  • Valeria Tirelli, CEO at Aidro Hydraulics & 3D Printing.

Moderator: Benjamin Denayer, Senior Business Developer Additive Manufacturing at Sirris.

12:50-12:55: Closing remarks

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