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.

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.