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Canada Makes leads trade mission to Formnext Germany Nov.13 – 17

Canada MakesNext week, starting November 14th Canada Makes will be leading its third additive manufacturing (AM) trade mission since 2016. This time it is to Formnext in Frankfurt, Germany. Formnext is the leading trade fair for Additive Manufacturing and the next generation of intelligent manufacturing solutions. It focuses on the efficient realization of parts and products, from their design to serial production. Formnext shows the future of innovative manufacturing.

Canada Makes’ trade mission to Formnext offers our delegates an unrivalled opportunity to learn about this rapidly expanding technology. Delegates meet, learn and build strong relationships during the mission. Past missions have highlighted the importance these relationships have in forging future partnerships and initiatives in building Canada’s AM sector.

Joining Canada Makes in Frankfurt Germany are Equispheres inc., CAMufacturing Solutions inc., Precision ADM, Linamar, Reko International Group Inc., NRC, CRIQ, Kilmarnock Enterprise, Plasai and Red River College.

Canada Makes would like to thank the following companies for agreeing to meet with our delegation.

Canada Makes Formnext Agenda

Tuesday

Nov. 14

11:00 – 12:00 EOS booth 3.1-G50
Tuesday

Nov. 14

14:30 – 15:30 Fraunhofer booth 3.0-F50
Wednesday

Nov. 15

11:00 – 12:00 Additive Industries

Hall 3.0, booth 3.0-F40

Wednesday

Nov. 15

14:30 – 16:00 Renishaw booth 3.1-E68
Wednesday

Nov. 15

13:00 – 14:30 TRUMPFT Booth 3.0-E50
Thursday

Nov.16

 14:00 – 14:30 SLM Solutions Booth 3.0-E70
Thursday

Nov.16

 15:00 – 15:30 Impact Innovations booth 3.0-A50
Thursday

Nov.16

 15:00 – 15:30 BeAM booth 3.0-B40
Nov. 17 10:00 – 10:30 Formnext EOS booth 3.1-G50

Canada Makes Additive Manufacturing Forum

Join Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters and Mohawk College for our Canada Makes: Additive Manufacturing Forum in Hamilton on May 25th, 2016.

Discover the latest applications in metal additive manufacturing in Canada and around the world, and tour Mohawk College’s Additive Manufacturing Resource Centre.

This one-day Canada Makes Forum, sponsored by BDO Canada and Renishaw, will connect you with industry leaders in 3D manufacturing. It is your one-stop resource to learn how you can adopt 3D printing technology to grow your business.

Keynote Speakers:

Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Dr. Edward D. Herderick, Additive Technologies Leader, Advanced Manufacturing Initiatives Group, GE

Fabian Riss, Space Systems, Materials & Process Technology, Project Management Additive Manufacturing,
Propulsion & Equipment, Airbus Defense and Space

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DETAILS: 
Date: May 25th, 2016
Time: 8 a.m. – 4:35 p.m. 
Location: 
Mohawk College, Hamilton

Cost: $100 plus HST

To register click here

Agenda

8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration and Networking – iWing Rotunda
(8:15 am First Tour of the AMRC facility – advanced registration required)
9:00 am – 9:10 am Welcome Remarks
Jayson Myers, President & CEO, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
Ron McKerlie, President, Mohawk College
9:10 am – 9:20 am Opening Remarks
Mike Gillespie, National Leader for Manufacturing, BDO introduces:
Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
9:20 am – 10:00 am Implementation of Additive Manufacturing at GE, Past, Present and Innovative Future
Dr. Edward D. Herderick, Additive Technologies Leader, Advanced Manufacturing Initiatives Group, GE
10:00 am – 10:30 am Metal Additive Manufacturing Best Practices
Mark Kirby, Business Manager, Renishaw Canada
10:30 am – 11:00 am Networking Break – iWing Rotunda
(Tour of the AMRC facility – advanced registration required) 
11:00 am – 11:30 am Metal Additive Manufacturing Best Design Practices
Nigel Southway, Vice-President of Engineering, Additive Metal Manufacturing (AMM)
11:30 am –12:00 pm Quality and Inspection: How Industrial CT Scanning Supports Additive Manufacturing
Andrew Good, Quailty Manager, Jesse Garant Metrology Center
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Networking Luncheon – iWing Rotunda 
1:00 pm – 1:40 pm Additive Manufacturiing at Airbus Group – Status and Outlook
Fabian Riss, Space Systems, Materials & Process Technology, Project Management Additive Manufacturing,
Propulsion & Equipment, Airbus Defense and Space
1:40 pm – 2:10 pm Cold Spray for Additive
Bertrand Jodoin, Professor, University of Ottawa
2:10 pm – 2:40 pm SRED & Government Incentives
Paul Boucher, Partner, Advisory Services Practice – Government Grants & Incentives, BDO Canada
2:40 pm – 3:10 pm Networking Break – iWing Rotunda
(Tour of the AMRC facility – advanced registration required)
3:10 pm – 3:35 pm Additive Manufacturing Molds Best Practices: Conformal Cooling
Ed Bernard, Research and Development, Crest Mold Technology Inc.
3:35 pm – 4:00 pm Development of Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Materials at CanmetMATERIALS
Irina Pushkareva, Ph.D. Research Scientist, CanmetMATERIALS
4:00 pm – 4:10 pm Closing Remarks
Martin Lavoie, Executive Director, CanadaMakes, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
4:10 pm – 4:35 pm
Tour of AMRC facility – advanced registration required

Accommodations available
Mohawk College is pleased to offer overnight accommodations at their on-campus residence at a discounted rate of $79.95 plus tax for a two bedroom suite. To reserve your room contact Mohawk College at (905) 385 3200 or email hamilton@stayrcc.com on or before May 2nd. Please quote the “Canada Makes Conference” rate or quote group ID #412411 to receive the discounted rate.

Other options:

The Crowne Plaza Hamilton Hotel
150 King St. E, Hamilton ON.
(905) 528-3451

Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
116 King St. W, Hamilton ON.
(905) 529-5515

Event Sponsors
BDO

renishaw