LAM® | Mar. 27–28, 2018
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel (Schaumburg, IL USA)

LAM 2018 Program*

Conference General Chair: Milan Brandt, RMIT University Conference Co-chairs: Minlin Zhong, Tsinghua University | John Hunter, LPW Technology, Inc.

Tuesday, March 27
8:00 AM Welcome LIA
Session 1: Policy and Technology I | Chair: Milan Brandt, RMIT
8:15 AM Keynote – Presentation 1: Smart Collaboration: A Public-Private Approach to Advancing the Additive Manufacturing Industry Rob Gorham, America Makes, National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining
9:00 AM Presentation 2: GE Additive: Accelerating Metal Additive Manufacturing Brian Thompson, GE Additive
9:30 AM Presentation 3: Wire vs. Powder in LMD Jana Kelbassa, Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT
10:00 AM Morning Break
Session 2: Applications I | Chair: Christoph Leyens, TU Dresden and Fraunhofer IWS
10:30 AM Keynote – Presentation 4 Ingomar Kelbassa, Siemens AG
11:15 AM Presentation 5: Recent Advances in Laser Cladding Prabu Balu, Coherent Inc
11:45 AM Presentation 6
12:15 PM Lunch
Session 3: Materials and Modelling | Chair: Markus Kogel-Hollacher, Precitec GmbH & Co. KG
1:30 PM Presentation 7: Developing Process Windows for Laser Powder Bed Fusion James Sears,Carpenter Technology Corporation
2:00 PM Presentation 8: Managing Ti6-4 Powder Degradation Over Multiple Build Cycles John Hunter, LPW Technology, Inc.
2:30 PM Presentation 9: CFD Modelling for Additive Manufacturing and Laser Welding Paree Allu, Flow Science
3:00 PM Afternoon Break
Session 4: Process Monitoring | Chair: Thierry Marchione, Caterpillar North America
3:30 PM Presentation 10: Sensor Technologies Supporting Additive Manufacturing Processes – Promising and Established Solutions Markus Kogel-Hollacher, Precitec GmbH & Co. KG
4:00 PM Presentation 11: Laser-based Manufacturing; Novel Developments in Process Monitoring at NIST John Lehman, NIST
4:30 PM Presentation 12: Quality Assurance Systems for Powder Bed Fusion and DED - Concepts and Solutions Thomas Grünberger, PLASMO USA LLC
Wednesday, March 28
8:00 AM Welcome LIA
Session 5: Policy and Technology II | Chair: Minlin Zhong, Tsinghua University
8:15 AM Keynote – Presentation 13: National Additive Manufacturing Initiatives in Canada: Overview of Ongoing Laser-based Additive Manufacturing Projects Ehsan Toyserkani, University of Waterloo
9:00 AM Presentation 14: Successes and Challenges of LMD and SLM for Industrial Production Christoph Leyens, TU Dresden and Fraunhofer IWS
9:30 AM Presentation 15: DED Based Hybrid Systems and Applications Jim Cann, Optomec
10:00 AM Morning Break
Session 6: Applications II | Chair: John Hunter, LPW Technology, Inc.
10:30 AM Presentation 16: Integrated AM Quality Assurance Johannes Henrich Schleifenbaum, RWTH Aachen University / Fraunhofer ILT
11:00 AM Presentation 17: Impacting Product Development and Support through Additive Manufacturing Thierry Marchione, Caterpillar, Inc.
11:30 AM Presentation 18: Beyond the Hype; Growing a Metal AM Industry Warwick Downing, Rapid Advanced Manufacturing Limited (RAM3D)
12:00 PM Lunch
Session 7: Standards and Training | Chair: Ingomar Kelbassa, Siemens AG
2:00 PM Presentation 19: Amplifying Additive Manufacturing Standardization: Role of R&D Community Mohsen Seifi, ASTM International
2:30 PM Presentation 20: Removal, Filtration and Disposal of Particulates from Metal 3D-Printing Processes Stefan Jakschik, ULT AG
3:00 PM Presentation 21: Superior Materials Properties Achieved through Laser Additive Manufacturing Youping Gao, Castheon Inc.
3:30 PM Presentation 22: Panel Discussion
4:00 PM LME Exhibition and Reception - LME Show Floor

*Program subject to minor changes

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