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    Alongside the show floor TCT presents a wide range of internationally recognised keynote presentations from industry leaders, evangelists, commentators and super users who shine the spotlight on the technologies and signpost how they will develop in the future.

    This thought-provoking platform is complemented with a range of invaluable technology sessions for both newcomers and experienced attendees.

    The 2013 conference was groundbreaking. Both days kicked off with significant keynote presentations sessions from leading and inspirational figures from the industry. Archived videos of the 2013 keynotes and main arena program can be found here

    Confirmed speakers for 2014 can be seen below.
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    EOS Company Logo
    10:10 AM - 30th Septmber - Title TBA
    Hans Langer, CEO, EOS GmbH

    Why we invited him:

    Commanding a substantial business empire, Dr Hans L anger has been one of the
    most quietly influential members of the AM and 3D printing world for over two
    decades. With EOS he has built one of the most trusted and diverse brands in the
    sphere — and it’s the story of that journey he will be sharing on stage at
    TCT Show + Personalize 2014.
    Fried VanCraen Head Shot
    Materialise Company Logo
    10:35 AM - September 30th, Title TBA
    Wilfried Vancraen, CEO, Materialise

    Why we invited him:

    Materialise have been winning awards for 3D printing since the very earliest days of the technology thanks to a uniquely innovative culture. With diverse interests across the consumer, medical, autotmotive and product development markets Fried’s sphere of influence stretches far and wide — the ideas in his head could shape the industry for years to come. Find out what those ideas are at TCT Show+ Personalize 2014.
    Bre Pettis & Jennie Lawton
    Makerbot Company Logo
    10:10 AM  October 1st - Brooklyn Rising - The Story, Philosophy and Future of MakerBot
    Bre Pettis CEO, (@bre) & Jenny Lawton, President , Makerbot Inc.(@jennylawton)

    Why we invited them:


    The MakerBot story is one of the most remarkable in the 3D printing industry,
    rising from startup to $400 million acquisition in 5 years. Founder and CEO Bre
    will be joined by President Jenny to deliver unique insights on how to make it big in 3D printing and what to expect from the manufacturer in the future.
    Andy Christensen Head Shot
    3D Systems Company Logo
    Title TBA
    Andy Christensen, VP Personalized Surgery & Medical Devices,
    3D Systems

    Why we invited him:

    The power of additive manufacturing in personalised medical applications is now well known, and TCT Show + Personalize is delighted to welcome one of the pioneers of this sector to the stage for 2014. Andy Christensen was until recently the President of Medical Modeling, Inc., and since the acquisition of the company is now VP of Personalized Surgery and Medical Devices at 3D Systems. Andy’s expertise in this fascinating application area is unsurpassed.
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    Todd Grimm Head Shot
    Time & Date TBA
    Todd Grimm, President, T. A. Grimm and Associates (@tgrimm)

    Why we invited him:

    Todd is a perennial favourite at TCT Show, having presented for the last four events. Embedded within the community, Todd has access to all the information and all the figures — and best of all he’s happy to talk about it! Though-provoking, entertaining and always engaging, Todd answers your questions before you knew to ask them
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    Alan Guyan Head Shot
    Time & Date TBA
    Alan Guyan, Under Armour (@AlanGuyan)

    Why we invited him:

    If evidence were needed as to the ubiquity of 3D printing and additive manufacturing in industry, companies such as Under Armour should provide it. Alan is part of the team that delivers the innovative products that has seen the company grow from startup to internationally recognised brand in less than 20 years.
    Phill Reeves Head Shot
    Time & Date TBA
    Phil Reeves Managing Director, Econolyst Ltd


    Why we invited him:

    Dr. Phil Reeves has worked in the 3D printing and additive manufacturing field for nearly 20 years, having earned a PhD in the subject from Nottingham University in the mid-90s. As the MD of Econolyst Phil keeps his finger on the pulse of the field from R&D through to series production, and advises an international client base on adoption of AM and more. Phil will bring this experience to bear at TCT Show + Personalize.
    Gary-Rabinowitz Head Shot
    Time & Date TBA
    Gary Rabinowitz

    Why we invited him:

    Gary’s involvement in the AM and 3D printing world comes both from his day job with Reebok and his long-standing commitment to the Additive Manufacturing Users Group. His presentation forms part of an Apparel and Wearbale mini-session where he will talk about 3D printing as a prototyping technology for the wearable CHECKLIGHT head injury early warning system.
    Graham Tromans Head Shot
    Time & Date TBA
    Graham Tromans (@GPTromans)
    President, G. P. Tromans Associates

    Why we invited him:

    A TCT Show + Personalize without Graham Tromans would be a less well informed — especially if you’re a first time visitor or new to the technologies. Each year Graham takes to the stage in front of a packed auditorium to pass on some of the knowledge he has gained through decades of experience with 3D printing and additive manufacturing. Get a seat early, it’s always a full house!
    Mike Scrutton
    Time & Date TBA
    Mike Scrutton,
    Adobe

    Why we invited him:

    When Adobe announced that flagship product Photoshop CC would be going ‘3D’ it created quite a stir. As Senior Product Development Manager for Adobe’s Print and Publishing Business Unit, Mike leads a team focussed on developments in the 3D Printing space. Mike draws on his 20+ years in 2D printing, and extensive understanding of creative and production workflows. Mike brings a new perspective to the stage for 2014.
    Yoav Reches
    Time & Date TBA
    Yoav Reches

    Why we invited him:


    Yoav has a rare CV that includes being a user of and designer of 3D printers. As a product designer he has experience of successfully using 3D printers in the product development process and with the Formlabs Form1 — among the most instantly recognisable machines on the market — he certainly made an impact in designing them too!
    Jordan Brandt
    Time & Date TBA
    Dr Jordon Brandt, Autodesk (@gordobia)

    Why we invited him:


    Dr Jordan Brandt is a polymath and entrepreneur who joined Autodesk (a company that has since become an entrant into the open source 3D printing space) when it acquired a company he founded and ran. With experience in the architecture, aerospace, cloud computing, and composites manufacturing industries, Jordan now works as a futurist — deploying his vast multi-faceted experience to assessing the impact of today's developments on tomorrow's world — and the democratisation of manufacturing through 3D printing technologies could be one of the biggest changes in generations. Hear Jordan speak from the main stage at TCT Show + Personalize.
    Gerard Winstanley
    Time & Date TBA
    Gerard Winstanley, Toyota Motorsport


    Why we invited him:

    Few companies have developed ‘the winning formula’ quite like Toyota Motorsport GmbH. As the Manager of the Composites, Fabrication and Rapid Manufacturing division at the Cologne-based behemoth for over a decade, Gerard is in a unique position to explain how AM and complementary technologies come together to make everything from a Formula 1 car to consumer product prototypes.
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