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Canada Makes Forum: Additive Manufacturing Supply Chain & Logistics

CME Canada Makes and the University of Waterloo Present: Additive Manufacturing Supply Chain & Logistics Forum

3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing is impacting the supply chain and industrial logistics of manufacturing in very profound ways and the disruptions are currently affecting supply chains in advanced economies everywhere.

Join us and learn what is coming to your supply chain!Canada Makes AM Forum

This one-day forum is to feature leaders in supply chain and logistics in the additive manufacturing/3D Printing sector. CME Canada Makes continues offering insight and expertise for Canada’s industry leaders with the mission of assisting companies to adopt additive manufacturing, a key component of Industry 4.0 implementation.

Supply chains are and will be affected in significant ways as the costs of storing massive amounts of inventory and global shipping are reduced and more parts are customized printed on demand. Point of production is getting much closer to users, allowing for a shorter and secure supply chain.

Key sectors of our economy are being affected and we have brought some experts to discuss certain issues and advantages facing various supply chains. The Canada Makes Forum will focus on Medical, Aerospace, Automotive and Energy and their supply chains.

Date: November 22
Time: 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Federation Hall (Building #35)
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON

$100 CME Members/Canada Makes Partners
$150 CME / Canada Makes Non-Members

Register here

Stay tuned for additions to the Agenda

Time Topic Speaker
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast –Round-Table TBD
9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Welcome Remarks Dennis Darby, CME President CEO Ehsan Toyserkani UoW (TBC)
9:10 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Opening Remarks (TBC)
9:20 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Supply Chain Case Studies – Automotive & Ground Transportation Bob Little President, Altair Canada
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Health Canada Kinga Michno
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Networking Break Foyer
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Medical AM Panel – AM challenges for a new medical supply chain Miheala Vlasea – University of Waterloo (Moderator)

Martin Petrak – Precision ADM

Francois Gingras – CRIQ

Matt Parkes – Adeiss

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Foyer
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Aerospace – AM supply chain case study Burloak (confirmed)
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Materials Panel – AM changes the supply chain for advanced materials Mathieu Brochu – McGill (Moderator)

Kevin Nicholds – Equispheres

Vladimir Paserin – Rio Tinto,

Jerome Pollack – Tekna

2:30p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Networking Break Foyer
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Energy – AM supply chain case study Ian Klassen – Precision ADM
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. How I compete with China using AM Tharwat Fouad – Anubis 3D
4:00 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. Closing remarks Frank Defalco – Canada Makes

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