Additive Manufacturing Middle East

Day 1 | June 10th, 2019

10:00 Registration, welcome refreshments and networking
11:00 Opening remarks from Event Chairman
Speaker: Dr. Bashar El-Khasawneh, Graduate Program Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University
11:10 Keynote Address: State of the Industry:
• Today’s methods and applications of 3D Printing
• Implementation of 3D printing in manufacturing industry
• The role of AM in the UAE and its potential impact on the UAE economy.
Speaker: Fahmi Al Shawwa - CEO Immensa Technology Labs
11:30 Industrial Applications & Industrialization of AM
Speaker: Yazen Sheqem - Regional Director - General Electric Additive
11:50 Introduction to Additive Manufacturing
3D Printing:  Revolution vs. Evolution in Design & Innovation
Speaker: Dr. Bashar El-Khasawneh, Graduate Program Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University 
Digital Operations and Product Development: Lessons learned from Digital Champions
Speaker: Dr. Anil Khurana - PwC Partner, US & ME - PWC
12:30 New solutions in metal 3D printing & generative design helping broader adoption and industrialization
• Super-fast, largest format, wire/electron beam, metal 3D printing for aerospace, defense, energy
• New Powder Bed Fusion metal 3D printer – low cost, high performance, open architecture
• New DED Laser Metal Deposition printer – low cost, high performance, customizable, retrofittable
• New Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM) - 3D metal printing without melting
• Ultra-fast low cost Generative Design/Topology Optimization solution on a standard laptop
Speaker: Ashok Varma - CEO - Efesto
Board of Advisors - Additive Manufacturing Society of India (AMSI)
12:50 UAE Building the Future of AM
Speaker: Speaker: Dr. Ahmed Dabbagh - Director, Technology Transfer & Partnership- Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park
Innovations & Market Segments
Speaker: Karthik Ramamurthy - Regional Director & Head – Consulting, MEA & India - IPSOS
14:30 Opportunity for AM in the Machine & Tooling Industry
• Machine tool vs. 3D Printing
• AM competing with traditional processes
• Industry 4.0
Speaker: Rami Al Ashqar - Business Development Manager, Bosch Rexroth
Metallic 3D printing: techniques, opportunities and challenges
Speaker: Dr. Oraib al Ketan - Department of Mechanical Engineering - Advanced Digital and Additive Manufacturing Center (ADAM) - Khalifa University
Additive Engineering in the production environment
Speaker: Martin Hamill - Business Development Manager Additive Manufacturing - Kingsbury Gulf
Implementation of Additive Manufacturing by Developers & in the Construction Industry in UAE
Speaker: Dominic Wright - Co Founder - Generation 3D
15:50 Additive Manufacturing for Airlines & MRO Applications, Challenges & Way Forward
Speaker: Ahmad Rajie - Senior Manager of Design, Production and Innovation - Etihad Engineering
University-Industry Partnership in the UAE and in the MENA Region
Speaker: Dr. Fathi Finaish  - Aerospace Specialist - Mubadala
16:30 Defining Additive Manufacturing for Industry 4.0
Speaker: Dr. Bandar AlMangour - Researcher - SABIC
16:50 3D Printing of Construction Equipment & Heavy Machinery Spare Parts
Speaker: Mohammed El Khatib - Plant Manager - CCC

Day 2 | June 11th, 2019

10:00 Opening Day 2
Chairman of the Conference, Dr. Bashar El-Khasawneh
10:10 The Kenya’s Big 4 Agenda – Affordable Housing
Speaker: Arch. Stephen Munyao Mwilu - General Manager - Construction
Research, Training & Capacity Building - National Construction Authority - Kenya
10:30 3D Printed Multi-functional Architected Materials and Systems for Various Engineering Applications
Authors: Prof. Rashid K. Abu Al-Rub and Dr. Oraib Al-Ketan
Speaker: Dr. Rashid K. Abu Al-Rub, PhD - Professor & Acting Department Chair - Department of Aerospace Engineering & Director, Advanced Digital & Additive Manufacturing (ADAM) Center - Khalifa University
10:50 3D Printing of Spare Parts: from a good idea to a reality in the field
Speaker: Paul Guillaumot - CEO - Spare Parts 3D
11:10 Financial aspects of implementing additive manufacturing
Speaker: Suneel Kashyap - COO & Business Development Manager - Immensa Technology Labs
11:30 Panel Discussion: providing 3D-printing as a service
• Dr. Bandar AlMangour - Researcher - SABIC
• Paul Guillaumot - CEO - Spare Parts 3D
• Martin Hamill - Business Development Manager Additive Manufacturing - Kingsbury Gulf
Axel Fernandes - Additive Manufacturing Production Manager, Immensa Technology Labs
Dominic Wright, Co-Founder, Generation 3D
• Ashok Varma - CEO - Efesto
Moderator: Ashok Varma - CEO - Efesto
Board of Advisors - Additive Manufacturing Society of India (AMSI)
12:10 Additive manufacturing Standards, Qualification & Certification
• Fundamentals of AM Certification
• UAE & AM Challenges in certification
Speaker: Mohsen Seifi, Ph.D. - Director, Global Additive Manufacturing Programs - ASTM INTERNATIONAL
12:30 Innovation in Additive Manufacturing & Intellectual Property Protection
Speaker: Ahmad Saleh - Partner & Head of Patents & Designs (R&D and Innovations) - Al Tamimi & CO.
12:50 The future of materials in the fourth industrial revolution
Speaker: Dr. Ghanim Kashwani, Ph.D., CEng, MICE - Post-Doctoral Associate / Civil Engineering - New York University Abu Dhabi
13:10 Additive Manufacturing Challenges & Solutions
Speaker: Jaspreet Sidhu - Business Manager - Jumbo
  Panel Discussion: AM Technologies & implementation across different sectors in UAE
Ruba Al-Nashash - Founder - 3Dinova 
Julien Callanan - MD Sinterex
Ashish Panjabi - Jacky’s Business Solutions
Jaspreet Sidhu - Business Manager - Jumbo
Ashok Varma - CEO - Efesto / Board of Advisors - Additive Manufacturing Society of India (AMSI)
Moderator: Fahmi Al Shawwa - CEO - Immensa Technology Labs
14:50 3D Printing & Healthcare Applications
Speaker: Julien Callanan - MD Sinterex
15:10 Advance of Industrial scale Additive Manufacturing - The Future of Additive Manufacturing
Speaker: Trent Mackenzie - Senior Consultant - KTM Consultants
15:30 Additive Manufacturing Industry Report
Speaker: Sachin Halbe - Director - PWC
15:50 Concrete 3D printing - drawing the future of construction
Prowess of robotic and digital solution to enlarge and merge architects ‘ideas with engineers’ constraints 
Speaker: Vincent Maillet - Operations Manager - Concreative Concrete 3D Printing LLC
16:10 Industry round tables