Advanced Manufacturing Events

The single, most comprehensive list of advanced manufacturing-related events available. Providing you access to topic thought-leaders, technology experts, and networking opportunities for creating critical contacts.

Some events are not affiliated with SAE. You should conduct your own investigation into their event, as SAE makes no representations regarding their suitability for any particular business need.

CESIS 2018
February 20-21, 2018 | Munich, Germany
CESIS | 2-day Conference

The international VDI Congress CESIS is an innovative platform for leading professionals, experts and strategists in the field of the Internet of Things and Industrial Internet of Things. The event is hosted by “VDI Wissensforum” the leading education provider for engineers. Key topics of CESIS 2018 include business models, innovative technologies as well as data handling and security. Furthermore attendees can learn about major business disruptors and the digital transformation. The VDI especially invites experts from different industries such as automotive, IT, logistics, aerospace, manufacturing or telecommunication to join the event and benefit from strategic and technological presentations.

Messe Frankfurt | 3-day Conference

SPS - Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou is the sister event of SPS IPC Drives in Nuremburg, Germany, the world’s leading trade show for industrial automation. Covering a wide variety of products including robotics, machine vision, sensor and measurements, connectivity systems, drives systems and control technologies, the fair offers the most up-to-date solutions for China’s fast-growing manufacturing markets. It is also an effective platform for fairgoers to capture potential business opportunities and to facilitate exchange of the latest market intelligence.

Additive Manufacturing Symposium
March 13-14, 2018 | Cleveland, OH
SAE International | 2-day Conference

The SAE 2018 Additive Manufacturing in Motion Symposium is the premier additive manufacturing event for the mobility industry. Join us March 13-14 to hear from technical experts from both automobile and aerospace OEMs and Tier 1 and 2 suppliers, as well as those experts from government and academia with a forum to communicate needs, research, development activities, and solutions that will enable all stakeholders an opportunity to maximize the many benefits of this continually evolving technology.

RAPID + TCT
April 24-26, 2018 | Ft. Worth, TX
TCT | 3-day Conference

At RAPID + TCT, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the most influential community in additive manufacturing. Explore the future of the industry through interactive experiences, hands-on exhibits, keynotes, and conference presentations from over 200 industry leaders. The level of cutting-edge 3D innovation at RAPID + TCT is unparalleled, as well as the breadth and depth of additive expertise across all industries. This is an extraordinary opportunity to experience the newest products, technologies, and materials in 3D printing, additive manufacturing, 3D scanning, CAD/CAE, metrology and inspection technologies. Join us at RAPID + TCT 2018 and explore the unlimited possibilities of how 3D technology can advance your business.

Smart Manufacturing Experience
April 30-May 2, 2018 | Boston, MA
SME and AMT | 3-day Conference

The Smart Manufacturing Experience 2018 provides practical solutions for applying the latest advanced manufacturing technologies that drive results. Explore how leading companies are using transformative technologies to boost productivity, increase sales, improve efficiency and reduce costs. This event is laser-focused on advanced manufacturing technologies including: • Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing • Automation & Robotics • Advanced Materials • Precision Machining • Precision Measurement & 3D Scanning • Digital Manufacturing • Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) This is more than an event – it’s an experience. Participants will be immersed in a world of interactive learning, hands-on technology demonstrations and even virtual reality. Live presentations, numerous connecting points and visionary keynotes will deliver unparalleled understanding and know-how.

Additive Manufacturing Europe 2018
June 26-28, 2018 | Amsterdam, Netherlands
SmarTech Markets Publishing | 3-day Conference

Over the past few years, the growing media coverage of additive manufacturing technologies has brought this sector into the public consciousness like never before. It’s seen as exciting, even revolutionary, but with a lot of media attention focused on abstract concepts or very niche usage, there needs to be a greater understanding of the real world applications that can change the world. Not just in the future, but right now.

IMTS-The International Manufacturing Technology Show
September 10-15, 2018 | Chicago, IL
AMT | 3-day Conference

The International Manufacturing Technology Show is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring 2,407 exhibiting companies and 115,612 registrants. The event is held every two years in September at McCormick Place, Chicago.

World PM2018 - World Conference on Powder Metallurgy
September 16-20, 2018 | Beijing, China
China Powder Metallurgy Alliance (CPMA) | 5-day Conference

The 2018 World Conference on Powder Metallurgy is organized by China Powder Metallurgy Alliance (CPMA). This conference will be held from 16 to 20, September, 2018, in Beijing, China. This conference will welcome the participation of professors, scholars and companies in powder metallurgy industry from more than 30 countries and regions all over the world. This conference will involve diversified topics: metal powder preparation and technology, compression and forming technology, sintering and post-processing, powder injection forming, refractory metal, cemented alloy and ceramics, non-ferrous and rare metals, high content alloy and composite material, porous material, surface technology, magnetic and functional material, additive manufacturing (AM, 3D printing), energy source (lithium battery, fuel cell), bio-medical and other powders, the design and simulation of powder metallurgy parts, analysis, standardization and so on. This conference is expected to produce 500 papers to give a detailed introduction of the latest development of powder metallurgy in the form of speeches and posters through plenary meeting and seminars of particularly targeted topic. Besides, there will also be marketing assessments from famous international experts.