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Third Annual Regional 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Conference to be Held in Cleveland

August 30, 2017 | R3D @ Tri-C

Join us for the Third Annual
Regional 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Conference  - Presented by Cuyahoga Community College's Workforce Community, Economic and Development Division

This event will be held September 21 & 22 at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. REGISTER TODAY

Attend a networking event on Thursday September 21st that features a variety of hands-on workshops for everyone. Keynote Speaker for the evening will be Michael Block, application engineer with Stratasys. His presentation will be focused on the Advancement in 3D Printing.

Friday, September 22, 2017 beginning at 7:30 a.m.:

• A day of informative sessions about the latest advances in additive manufacturing technologies, product innovation and case studies
• A keynote presentation by Jason Lopes, 3D printing evangelist

Keynote Speaker - Jason Lopes, 3D Printing Evangelist & Production Development Engineer | CARBON C

Jason Lopes is the former lead systems engineer with Legacy Effect who helped create some of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters of all time utilizing additive manufacturing. Jason's credits include:

  • Avatar
  • Terminator Genisys and Salvation
  • 2012
  • Thor
  • Iron Man I, II and III
  • Cowboys and Aliens
  • Real Steel
  • Life of Pi
  • Captain America 2
  • Robocop
  • Pacific Rim
  • And many other successful TV and film productions

After leaving Legacy Effects, Jason now helps companies leverage additive manufacturing and educates all spaces of 3D printing.

Jason is a strong advocate of 3D printing, which has proven to be an invaluable tool in his production workflow, along with 3D scanning, 3D design and 3D modeling. He has been operating numerous 3D printing technologies for a number of years to assist in the production of stunning visual effects and products and was awarded 3D Printing Industry's Maker of the Year 2017 and the Distinguished Innovative Operators Award in 2012 from the Additive Manufacturing Users Group.

Who should attend?

  • Companies using additive manufacturing technology and those interested in getting started
  • Entrepreneurs interested in using additive manufacturing technologies
  • Educators who have a vested interest in current and future trends in additive manufacturing, including 7th through 12th grade educators and higher education faculty/staff

Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities

  • Exhibitor registration is $450 and includes two conference tickets, two parking passes, logo on R3D website with a link to your company's website, logo in brochure and marketing material placed in R3D giveaway bag
  • Sponsorship opportunities are also available
  • Contact Alethea Ganaway for more information at 216-987-4424 or alethea.ganaway@tri-c.edu 
About Catalyst Connection

Based in Pittsburgh, Catalyst Connection is an economic development organization dedicated to helping small manufacturers to improve their competitive performance. Catalyst advisors, consultants, and instructors offer training, consulting and administer financial programs that can provide funding for equipment, machinery, or capital improvements. As a nonprofit 501 (c)3 firm, the organization has been supporting Southwestern Pennsylvania manufacturers for more than 25 years. For more information call 1-888-887-7472 or go to www.catalystconnection.org.