Join MAGNET and BioOhio in learning how additive manufacturing can bolster production and revolutionize aspects of the biomedical sector!
9:00am: Registration, Breakfast, Networking
9:30 – 9:45: Opening Remarks
Ed Nolan, Vice President of Product Development and Engineering Services, MAGNET
John F. Lewis, Jr., President and CEO, BioOhio
9:45 – 10:00: Overview of the City of Cleveland Economic Development Association Program
Michael Elliott, Project Coordinator, City of Cleveland Department of Economic Development
10:00 – 11:00: Overview of Additive Manufacturing Techniques
Dave Pierson, Senior Engineer, MAGNET
- Introduction, basic principles, and the generic AM process
- Development of additive manufacturing technology
- Generalized additive manufacturing process chain
- The 8 steps in additive manufacturing
- Industries using additive manufacturing and AM around the world
- Milestones in AM development
11:00-12:00: The Impact of Additive Manufacturing on Product Development, Part I
Greg Weisberg, Mechanical Engineer, SmartShape Design
Greg Weisberg will discuss how SmartShape Design approaches design for additive manufacturing and the advantages of the process. Learn about the financial side of AM and how it justifies its use. Greg will review past and present medical device components made through additive manufacturing, and major problems that it has solved.
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch and HIMSS Facility Tours
1:00 – 2:00: The Impact of Additive Manufacturing on Product Development, Part II
Jamison Float, Senior Biomedical Engineer, Priority Designs
Jamison Float will discuss how Priority Designs is using additive manufacturing in the development process toward the goal of final product development and manufacturing. Learn about past and present medical product design applications, projects, and behind the scenes viewpoints.
2:00 – 2:30: Wrap-up & Networking