RAPID + TCT 2024 Executive Keynote Series Announced

Event to feature industry leaders from across the ecosystem discussing the future of additive manufacturing.

Event to feature industry leaders from across the ecosystem discussing the future of additive manufacturing.

RAPID + TCT 2024 in Los Angeles, a large additive manufacturing (AM) and industrial 3D printing event slated for June 25-27, announced its Executive Perspectives Keynote Series, featuring 15 industry luminaries and thought leaders from across the global AM ecosystem. Attendees will gain insights and inspirations on the future of AM from engaging panel discussions among the industry’s leading voices as this inaugural program opens on the main stage each morning.

The Executive Perspectives Keynote Series will cover AM’s hottest topics, including its:

  • Biggest challenges and opportunities
  • Applications driving adoption and moving to full-scale production
  • Convergence with AI and automation
  • Trends on the horizon to enrich human health and wellbeing
  • Supply chain impacts
  • State of sustainability and its long-term potential

“At a time when AM has reached a critical inflection point in its growth and evolution, the Executive Perspectives Keynote Series gives RAPID + TCT attendees access to the most powerful minds shaping the global additive manufacturing landscape,” says Bob Willig, executive director and CEO of SME. “Convening these leading voices in this first-of-its-kind series is a demonstration of SME’s unwavering commitment to advancing AM technologies and to providing a platform where innovators can come together to chart the course for the future of manufacturing. I’m looking forward to seeing the series continue and evolve at RAPID + TCT 2025 in Detroit and RAPID + TCT 2026 in Boston.”

Presented daily at 8:30 a.m. on the main stage, the Executive Perspectives panel discussions are moderated by Laura Griffiths, head of content, The TCT Group and feature the following industry leaders:

  • Savi Baveja, President of Personalization and 3D Printing, HP
  • Alain Dupont, Chief Commercial Officer, Colibrium Additive, a GE Aerospace Co.
  • Ric Fulop, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, Desktop Metal
  • Charlie Grace, Chief Commercial Officer and President of the Americas, Nikon SLM Solutions
  • Jeffrey Graves, PhD, President and CEO, 3D Systems
  • Marie Langer, CEO, EOS GmbH
  • Maxim Lobovsky, Co-Founder and CEO, Formlabs
  • Nils Niemeyer, General Manager, DMG MORI
  • Avi Reichental, Co-Founder and CEO, Nexa3D
  • Victor Roman, PhD, Managing Director, ARBURGadditiv
  • Michelle Sidwell, Chief Commercial Officer, Velo3D
  • Yoav Stern, CEO and Member of the Board of Directors, Nano Dimension
  • Shai Terem, President and CEO, Markforged
  • Fried Vancraen, Chairman of the Board, Materialise
  • Yoav Zeif, PhD, CEO, Stratasys

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.


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