Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces 2016 Conference Keynoters

Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces 2016 Conference Keynoters

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) has stated its featured keynote speakers for the organization’s annual AMUG Education & Training Conference in St. Louis this April. The lineup includes Todd Grimm, Jason Lopes and Paul Litchfield.

Todd Grimm, president of T. A. Grimm & Associates and AMUG’s AM industry advisor, will open the conference on Monday, April 4. His presentation, titled “The Age of Innovation,” will disclose current and future trends, as well as recent product introductions. Grimm says that he will discuss these developments while offering guidance that will help attendees create strategic and tactical action plans.

Jason Lopes of Legacy Effects, returns for his fourth AMUG keynote appearance. Lopes, who is also speaking on Monday, April 4, has been a sensation with his visual journeys of the special effects the studio has worked on that have used additive manufacturing. In his presentation, he will share the tools he has used, the creativity employed and the amazing results that were achieved.

Paul Litchfield opens the final day of the conference with “The Legacy of Reebok Innovation in Partnership with Additive Manufacturing,” giving attendees insight into Reebok Advanced Concepts’ operations.

The conference includes the Innovators’ Showcase, an on-stage conversation with Scott Crump, Stratasys co-founder and chief innovation officer.

“We are very pleased that Jason Lopes and Todd Grimm have once again agreed to share their views and experiences at the AMUG Conference. Both of these men are perennial favorites of our attendees due to their insights and inspirational speaking styles. We are also excited to have Paul Litchfield, the man behind the Reebok Pump and a driving force for additive manufacturing, appear at our conference for the first time. He has some great stories and insights to share,” says Mark Barfoot, president of AMUG.

For more information, visit the Additive Manufacturing Users Group.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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