5:30-6:00 PM Registration / Networking
6:00-7:00 PM 3D Printing - Killer Applications Driving Design and Development
Forget about how the technology works - we're going to tell you about the business impact. We'll share real world applications to design and manufacturing - what our customers have learned and why they can no longer live without 3D printing, from prototyping to tooling, jigs and fixtures.
7:00-7:45 PM Make Something at Philadelphia’s “Gym for Innovators”
NextFab Studio cultivates a diverse community of creative, intelligent, entrepreneurial people like you! NextFab Studio is a membership-based, high-tech workshop and prototyping center - an engine of tomorrow’s creative economy featuring a collaborative workspace with cutting edge tools, expert staffing, 3D printers, computer controlled machine tools, software, electronic workbenches, classes, workshops, and friendly and affordable consulting services. Join us for a site tour highlighting workshop capabilities and membership options.
Evan Malone, President, NextFab Studio
7:45-8:30 Networking / Q&A
Please register here.
NextFab Studio will be hosting an open house in celebration of National Manufacturing Day. There will be tours every 30 minutes from 10am to 5pm which will also include technology/machine demonstrations throughout the day.
At 11.30am NextFab will be hosting Councilman Bobby Henon of Philadelphia's 6th district and a group of local high school robotics students. The group will explore the applications of advanced design and prototyping techniques.
Fine decorative finishes can raise a piece of metalwork to high craft. By understanding the interaction of surface and finish it is possible to add real beauty and value to your work.
NextFab, DuPont™, & CH Briggs Company have come together to host an exciting hands-on demonstration workshop. This demonstration will provide a unique opportunity to explore the versatile potential of Corian® for both horizontal and vertical applications. Join us in creating with DuPont™ Corian®!
Refreshments will be served. Dress casual. Closed toe shoes are required. You will be in the shop doing some fabrication work.
"And , the Winner is..."
Flex your democratic muscle by voting for the best tap handle. Then celebrate the winning design while enjoying a craft brew from Philadelphia's favorite local brewery.
The winning design will not only be spotlighted at this gala event but it will be featured prominently at bars throughout the city.
The winning designer will not only receive the admiration of their fellow beer drinkers, but also the the following great prizes: