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3DP Global Program Manager, Henkel

June 26th, 13:40: Sustainable Solutions for Post Processing in Additive Manufacturing


Head of Application Engineering & Channel Development, Stratasys

June 26th, 15:50: Keynote 3. Unlocking New Possibilities with 3D Printing for Designers & Engineers

Jay has been working in various roles at Stratasys for the last 8 years, primarily focused on working with customers to drive 3D printing applications in many industry segments. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and started with Stratasys in 2011. He has experience with 3D printing operations, design and implementation to solve complicated design and manufacturing challenges. He has worked in America, Hong Kong, Japan and now is based in Seoul and is a passionate evangelist for 3D printing adoption in the professional workflow.

Sr. Research Engineer, Hyundai Motor Group

June 27th, 11:00: 3D/4D Printing Applications in Automobile Industry

Shinhu Cho has worked for Hyundai Motor Group as senior research engineer for years now. Cho is researching and developing new materials related to 3D/4D printing and new processes and is working on improving the applicability to all fields of automobile. Shinhu holds Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Lead Engineer - Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence, Eaton

June 27th, 13:40: Building a Robust Metal AM Production Process

Julien Cohen is lead engineer for Eaton’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence, where he is responsible for developing and industrializing the powder bed fusion process for serial production of aerospace components. As part of Eaton Labs, the AM CoE is also responsible for additive R&D encompassing TRL 1-9 for Eaton’s eMobility, Electrical, Industrial, and Hydraulic divisions. Previously, Julien was an application engineer at Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, delivering metal additive design and manufacturing solutions for aerospace, energy, turbomachinery, and biomedical programs. He holds an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas, where he published research on additive design of advanced thermal management systems.

da Silva
Vice President, DSM

June 26th, 09:30: Keynote 1. Accelerating Adoption of 3D Printing in Manufacturing

Hugo joined DSM in 2017 –  a global purpose-led, science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living- to lead the 3D printing business, one of the company’s large innovation programs.

Prior to joining DSM, Hugo held several leadership and innovation positions in emerging technologies such as 3D Printing and LED lighting, at Dow Corning/Dow. Before that, he built broad business and marketing experience at Dow Corning/Dow, Philips and Toshiba.

Over the course of his 20-year career, Hugo built extensive expertise working in fast-changing industries that went through major disruptions like TV and lighting. He successfully implemented technological and business model innovations to accelerate adoption of new technologies.

Hugo earned an Electronics Engineering degree and an MBA in Marketing from Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He also completed financial business training from FGV in Brazil.

De Deken
CTO, Twikit

June 27th, 14:50: Beyond Full Option – Advanced Car Individualization

Olivier De Deken is the CTO of Twikit, a B2B SaaS company which specializes in advanced product individualization for applications at scale. Twikit enables brands to offer customizable products in a scaleable way by directly linking customer interfaces with digital manufacturing (3D printing, laser cutting, CNC). That way Twikit realizes true mass customization including the ‘just in time’ principle. We are already working for a lot of European car brands, and want to take the opportunity to connect to the car brands in the APAC region to discuss the possibilities for them with respect to advanced individualization of car parts.

Olivier holds a PhD in fundamental mathematics, and is expert in the area of 3D vision, geometrical manipulations of 3D models and Artificial Intelligence for 3D applications. He joined Twikit in 2016 as head of the research department and filled the position of CTO as of early 2017.

In his spare time you’ll probably find him climbing on the rocks. Otherwise he’ll be cooking or working for his own gin label (the ODD gin).

J. Ofek
Head of Additive Manufacturing Business Development - Asia, GF Machining Solutions

June 27th, 11:30: Process Integration – From a Solid Business Case to Industrial Automation

Guy J. Ofek is seasoned and highly experienced sales, channel and business development executive, who spent the passing 16 years managing technology sales and driving distribution channels across Asia and the Pacific. Mr. Ofek, started his professional career as an Attorney, and switched to international Marketing & Sales following 7 years of practice.

In 2008, while living in Singapore, Guy started the distribution in Asia of Solido products (LOM based 3D printers vendor) and soon after, joined Objet Geometries — as Territory Manager in charge of markets in SEA. He then went on to lead the company’s Global Accounts in the Region, and following the merger with Stratasys, moved to Seoul and took the leadership over Stratasys’ Strategic Accounts in Korea and Japan.

Guy has been a proud of resident of Seoul for the passing five years, and in his current position with GF Machining Solutions he is tasked with driving the company’s metal AM business across APAC, in line with GF’s mission to integrate and optimize metal AM workflow, thereby enabling users realise the notion of Factory of the Future.

Regional Director - APAC, Desktop Metal

June 27th, 13:40: Redefining Manufacturing with Metal 3D Printing

CK Kan is the Regional Director-APAC of Desktop Metal, an emerging company with the mission to bring metal 3D printing within reach of all design and manufacturing teams. Prior to joining Desktop Metal in June 2017, CK has more than 29 years of direct sales and channel management experiences across Greater China and APAC region. He has worked for various Fortune 500 high technology complex solution sales 3D CAD/CAM/PLM companies such as PTC and Autodesk before entering the Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing industry in 2005 joining the Z Corporation (later on 3D Systems) back then.  Throughout his career, he has vast experience and in-depth knowledge of different design and manufacturing process for different industry sectors such as automotive, heavy machinery, footwear and consumer electronics or appliances, etc.

CEO, FusionTechnology Co., Ltd

June 26th, 14:50: Enhanced Medical Solutions of 3DP and BME (Bio-Mechanical Engineering) Software

In-Myung Kim is the CEO of FusionTechnology Co., Ltd. FusionTechnology has focused on its business scope into 3D printing machines and bio-medical engineering solutions as a distributor of 3D printer manufacturers of SLM Solutions (Germany) / Farsoon (China) and more, as well as bio-medical engineering software of Materialise (Belgium) and DfAM (Design for Additive Manufacturing) & TO (Topology Optimization) software of Altair (USA) since its establishment in 2008.

Beyond just a machine provider, FusionTechnology has not only contributed to expanding 3DP(3D Printer) applications for the industry itself, but has applied 3DP for medical applications with its in-depth of knowledge of BME(Bio-Medical Engineering) solutions for human in hospital. Introducing more careers prior to establishment of FusionTechnology, IM Kim had plenty of deeply related experience to 3D printing technology & industry as a mechanical CAD/CAM software application engineer in late 1980 and as business development manager of 3D Systems’ SLA 3D in early 1990.

In addition, IM Kim has had business opportunities to expand 3DP applications to BME industry for human body as South Korea’s regional branch manager of Materialise , introducing medical solutions of SimPlant and Mimics software since 2004. IM Kim is very proud of becoming apart of the first generation of applications of 3DP and BME software for clinical medical industry in South Korea.

Sungbok (Tony)
Director, Hepzibah (Veltz3D)

June 26th, 14:15: 3D Printing Dental Prosthetic Technology and Evaluation Method

Tony Kim has been a member of Korean government’s 3D printing strategy technology roadmap and has been working on developing industrial applications for photopolymers. In particular, Tony has been interested in using 3D printers for digital dentistry, and for the past three years, he has been responsible for the commercialization of the custom dental 3D printer and material development consortium. Tony has also participated in research and development projects of dental zirconia 3D printer as well. Currently, Tony is in charge of 3D related projects in Hephzibah and deeply involved in Korean Medical 3D Printing Society.

3D Printing Korea Sales Manager, HP

June 27th, 10:10: Keynote 2. 3D Printing Unlocking the Digitization of Manufacturing

Dohyung Kim has been a sales manager of HP 3D Printing division in Korea since 2017. Kim is responsible establishing and implementing channel & market strategy and expanding HP MJF (Multi Jet Fusion) 3D printing technology to various manufacturing industries such as automobiles and consumer products.

Manager of Digital Manufacturing, Siemens PLM Korea

June 27th, 12:00: Industrialize Additive Manufacturing for Automotive Industry

Taekmin Kim is the Manager of Digital Manufacturing at Siemens PLM Korea, which provides all of the necessary capabilities, from design to print to post-print validation, in a single integrated system. He has vast experience and knowledge of design and manufacturing process for automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery and consumer electronics.

Marketing Specialist in Silicone Elastomers and Home & Personal Care, Dow

June 26th. 14:15: Liquid Silicone Rubber Material for 3D Printing

Dogyun Kim is responsible for marketing the DOW Silicone Elastomer market and Home & Personal Care sector in Korea, which operates 113 manufacturing plants in 31 countries and has annual sales of $50 billion and approximately 37,000 employees. Dogyun Kim has been taking various roles in DOW’s Consumer Solutions Business Division for 14 years. Based on various experiences such as R&D, sales and marketing in DOW’s architecture, cosmetics, automobile, rubber industry, industrial silicon market, he is currently in charge of developing market strategy and new innovative business portfolio.

VP of APAC Printers & Materials Sales, 3D Systems

June 26th, 10:10: Keynote 2. Global AM Trend and Industry Applications

Kibong Lee, the VP of APAC Printers & Materials Sales at 3D Systems, is matured business man with balanced way of thinking, and strong entrepreneurship. Lee has worked for many years in Hewlett Packard, Eastman Kodak, and 3D Systems with multiple roles. At HP Lee led the development of business in the country of Korea as General Manager. This involved development of multiple channels, communications, and partnerships for our broad portfolios. At Kodak he led the consumer digital business into a set of focused channel partners across the Asia Pacific region.

Sr. Manager, Dassault Systèmes Korea

June 27th, 14:15: Print to Perform: Digitally Accelerating Additive Manufacturing

Sanghoon Lee understands customer KPIs in various industries, including automobiles, electronics, aerospace, defense, and industrial equipment, and provides solution consulting services for efficient application of various programs of Dassault Systèmes.

Silicone Elastomers TS&D Specialist, Dow

June 26th, 14:15: Liquid Silicone Rubber Material for 3D Printing

Junghyun Lee is a Research Fellow at Technical Service & Development (TS&D) at DOW’s Silicone Elastomer Team. Junghyun Lee joined DOW TS&D in 2014 and has more than 10 years of experience in the silicon industry. In particular, Lee has diverse experience and knowledge on silicon for automotive, construction and consumer products.

Industry Events Manager, ASME

June 26th, 12:00: Growth & Challenges of 3D Printing Medical Applications

Lauralyn McDaniel joined ASM in February 2019 as Industry Events Manager, and leads ASME’s new Medical AM/3DP Advisors. She was previously the industry manager of medical device manufacturing at SME. McDaniel has been involved in medical manufacturing since 2000, and additive manufacturing since 1999, engaging with companies and activities surrounding additive manufacturing, micro-manufacturing, nanotechnology, and many other technologies. This work has included identifying challenges and potential solutions for medical manufacturing, writing articles on innovative technologies and processes, and leading a Medical Additive/3D Printing Workgroup as well as an Innovation Watch Committee.

She has been active with the additive manufacturing community since 1999 and serves as Vice Chair of the America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standards Collaborative as well as co-chair of the Medical Workgroup, and is a member of DICOM WG-17 3D Manufacturing, RSNA 3D Printing SIG, and ASTM F-42 Executive Committee.

She received the America Makes Ambassador Award in 2018 and was on the 3D Printing Industry’s shortlist of nominees for Community Advocate of the Year in 2018 and 2019. She has written several articles focusing on the challenges to expanding the application of AM3DP in medicine including scale-up of bio-printing and the workforce needed to support the technology. She holds a BA from Oakland University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

Alan M.
Meckler, Ph.D.
CEO, 3DR Holding

June 26th, 09:25: Opening Remark

Alan M. Meckler, Ph.D. was the first media professionals to spot the potential of the commercial Internet (1990). He launched INTERNET WORLD magazine and trade show in 1993. These properties were sold for $274 million cash in 1998. Meckler also created the trade show Search Engine Strategies in 2000 and sold the shows and companion website for $47 million in cash. He purchased Jupiter Research out of bankruptcy in 2002 and later sold it for a 5000 percent return. He was CEO overseeing three public offerings and two secondary offerings (1994-2013).

Currently Meckler is CEO of 3DR Holdings based in New York City. The organization operates four 3D Printing trade shows (Boston, Delhi, Sao Paulo and Seoul); two Quantum Computing conferences (Delft and New York City); the websites and; and investments in the 3D Printing research company Meckler is also the general partner of the early-stage VC firm (which invests in 3D Printing, Robotics, Blockchain and additional technology areas). Meckler has a Ph.D. in American history from Columbia University, has written several books and has been published in THE NEW YORKER. He served in the United States Army Reserve and New York Air National Guard (1969-1975).

Market Innovation Manager, Materialise

June 27th, 11:30: Innovations on Productivity and Connectivity to Scale Additive Manufacturing

Manuel Michiels is a forward thinking technologist that looks into the future of Additive Manufacturing. As innovation manager of Materialise software, he works on adding novel technologies and applications to the Materialise Software portfolio based on business and market intelligence. In this context, Manuel co-develops projects in which external companies, like Siemens PLM for example, rely on the 27+ years of Materialise’ leading technology to strengthen their entry into the domain of additive manufacturing. Recently, Manuel successfully initiated and managed the adoption of finite element analysis into the Materialise Software platform.

His business and technological insights grew out of solid experience as an application engineer, offering training and consultancy for a range of industries using the 3D Printing technology. Manuel graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven as Ir MsC in 2012.

Senior Analyst, SmarTech Analysis

June 27th, 09:25: Opening Remark,
June 27th, 14:15: Industrial Compact Metal 3D Printers – The Real “Desktop” Solutions
June 27th, 16:30: Keynote Panel. Advancing Metal 3D Printing Through Innovative DfAM

Kristin Mulherin is a Senior Analyst at SmarTech Markets Publishing and has a broad background in both metal and plastics additive manufacturing. Her time in 3D printing has included roles within HP, LPW Technology, and Thermo Fisher Scientific. At LPW (now LPW Carpenter Additive) she was the Chief Commercial Officer and led a team of marketing and sales professionals and was a member of the Executive Board. Most recently, she helped launch the MetalJet printer at HP and was on the market development team for the Multi-Jet Fusion (MJF) printer. In addition to her work at SmarTech Analysis, she consults on marketing and sales strategies for growing and emerging businesses in the 3D printing industry.

She received a MBA in Marketing & Finance from the University of Southern California (USC) and a Master’s degree in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). After living and working globally, from Los Angeles to Manchester to Bangkok, Kristin now lives with her family in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in the USA.

Sang Joon
Founder and CEO, MEDICALIP, Co., Ltd.

June 26th, 11:30: New Technology in Healthcare, Lifelike Rehearsal: Practicing prior to Game Time

Sang Joon Park is Founder and CEO of MEDICALIP and Professor of the Department of Radiology from the Seoul National University Hospital in South Korea. MEDICALIP, established in 2015, is one of leading companies in the global healthcare industry which has been selected as Hype Cycle for 3D Printing and Hype Cycle for Healthcare Providers by Gartner last year. MEDICALIP received first Korean FDA approval for medical 3D printing SW (class 2) in 2017 as well. Dr. Park graduated in computer science at the school for engineering college. He then went to college of medicine of Seoul National University to obtain his Master and PhD degree in Interdisciplinary Program in Radiation Applied Life Science. He is an expert in 3D medical imaging for developing CT/MRI-based imaging biomarker and medical 3D printing software and applications. He is currently a vice director at the Medical Device Innovation Center of Seoul National University Hospital. He helps researchers and medical device company for performing easy clinical trials. He has acted as an international reviewer and editor in medical imaging society as well as a committee member of ASTM International and ISO/TC 261 Additive Manufacturing and of medical device development in Korean government, with a goal of improving clinical outcomes using 3D medical and printing technology. MEDICALIP’s technologies enable superior surgical planning for surgeons and doctors, assist in optimal doctor-patient communication, and also serve as an effective training and educational tool.

Joris Peels
Editor in Chief,

June 26th, 11:00: Please 3D Print My Heart
June 26th, 16:30: Keynote Panel. What Market will produce the Next Million 3D Printed Products?

Joris Peels is the Editor in Chief of Joris has been speaking, researching and presenting about 3D printing for over a decade. Previously, Joris was a 3D printing consultant who did market research, competitive intelligence and benchmarking for the 3D printing market. Joris mainly did technical due diligence for VCs and PE funds as well as 3D Printing training for multinationals. Joris also helped develop the go to market of a number of 3D printing firms and helped Fortune 500 companies define their 3D Printing strategy. Joris has worked for OEMs, additives companies, polymer firms, metal companies, chemicals companies, service bureaus, software companies, and industrial firms; helping them enter and understand the 3D printing market.

Dr. Behrang
Director of Materials Technology, GE Additive

June 27th, 09:30: Keynote 1. Materials Evolution for the Additive Revolution

As head of materials development at GE Additive, Dr. Behrang Poorganji leads teams of engineers and scientists focused on alloy design, process development, powder and materials behavior and characterization to enable customers to accelerate their adoption of additive manufacturing, by providing end-to-end materials solutions. Before joining GE Additive, Behrang served in different management and technical positions in Japan, Canada and USA, as a research fellow, lead engineer, project and program manager in aerospace and automotive companies. Behrang has more than 15 years’ experience in metallic materials development and processing with six years direct experience with additive manufacturing. At GE Additive, he has a passion for revolutionizing manufacturing paradigms and developing solutions for day-to-day challenges of this innovative and disruptive technology. Behrang holds a PhD in metallurgy and materials processing from Tohoku University in Japan and an MBA in general management and strategy from California State University Channel Islands.

VP Sales & APAC Director, Nano Dimension

June 26th, 14:50: Precision Additive Manufacturing System for Electronics

Gilad Reshef serves as Nano Dimension’s VP Sales & APAC Director. In his role he leads the customer acquisition and support activities out of Nano Dimension Hong Kong office.

Mr. Reshef has been based in Hong Kong for more than 8 years. Prior to his work with Nano Dimension, Mr. Reshef co-founded Made in Sense which successfully graduated from the Incu-Tech program at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP). Before that, Mr. Reshef worked for DSP Group in Israel and Hong Kong.

TC 261/WG 6 Convenor, ISO

June 26th, 11:30: AM Standardization Perspective with Environmental, Health and Safety Considerations

François Richard brings 30 years of experience at a major aerospace OEM, where he was involved with many technology developments, including thermal spray projections and additive manufacturing. François graduated in 1989 from École Polytechnique de Montréal in metallurgical engineering and he holds an MBA from HEC Montréal. Since 2014, he has been the chair of the ISO TC-261 mirror committee on additive manufacturing and since 2016 he leads the efforts of Working Group 6, on EH&S for AM.

Additive Manufacturing Product Specialist, Autodesk Netfabb

June 27th, 12:00: Design and Simulation: Software’s Role in AM

Peter Rogers, Additive Manufacturing Product Specialist at Autodesk since 2016. His role entails sales, business development and channel management in the APAC region for Autodesk Netfabb. After Autodesk’s acquired Netfabb in 2015, he’s worked hard on the GTM strategy and has been crucial in the fast growth achieved in the region. His knowledge of additive manufacturing stems from his Global Sales Director role at Kabuku Inc (Tokyo). His strong results fueled the company’s growth, leading to a total of $10mil+ in venture capital fund raising. Graduating from Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) International Business / Arts double degree. He’s been living in Tokyo for a total of 10 years.

Head of Technology & Grant Office, NAMIC

June 27th, 15:50: Keynote 3. Opportunities to Accelerate the AM Industrialization & Transformation into Circular Economy

Albert Sutiono brings over twelve years of industry experience in the deep-tech sectors such as the IC semiconductor, Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), and Additive Manufacturing (AM). He is currently part of the core management team in the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), a national-level program office in Singapore that promotes the adoption and industrialisation of AM. NAMIC is funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF) and is part of the Singapore government’s initiatives to rejuvenate the manufacturing industry.

In his current role as the Head of Technology & Grant Office, he oversees the project portfolio and grant management, currently managing over $40M worth of AM projects. In addition to the microelectronics engineering degree obtained from the Singapore Nanyang Technological University (NTU), he is also a certified Circular Economy (CE) expert with a degree from University of Bradford, UK.

Founder & COO, Hitch3D

June 27th, 14:50: Your Solution to Advanced Manufacturing

Dr. Edgar Tan graduated from NTU, Singapore and has more than 7 years of Additive Manufacturing Experience. Edgar currently holds a patent and award in 3D Printing. He now runs a metal additive start-up, known to many as “The Uber for Metal 3D Printing” – Hitch 3DPrint, where he serves as founder and COO. The company went live in Feb 2018 and has since delivered more than 700 metal components worldwide.

General Manager, Asia-Pacific & Japan, Formlabs

June 26th, 12:00: Building the Next Generation of Accessible 3D Printing Technology

David Tan is the General Manager for Asia-Pacific & Japan for Formlabs, the designer and manufacturer of powerful and accessible 3D printing systems. Prior to joining Formlabs, David Tan has more than 19 years in the IT industry across APAC and joins Formlabs from Oracle, where he served as the APAC Director of Strategy and Programs for Oracle Cloud Platform, Alliances & Channels. In his free time, David is a 3D printing enthusiast at heart and has engaged in the 3D printing revolution the last 8 years.

3D-Printing Regional Business Management, BASF East Asia Regional Headquarters Ltd

June 26th, 11:00: BASF 3D Printing Solutions Enabling Production

Michael leads the BASF Asia Pacific 3D-Printing regional business in BASF East Asia Regional headquarters Ltd. Michael has more than 15 years extensive experience in chemical industry from R&D to business development in various multinational company, i.e. Rohm and Haas, Dow Chemical and then BASF on electronics chemicals, chemical commodity, plastic material and now 3D-Printing business management. Michael is convinced that the 3D printing market in the Asia Pacific region has great potential to grow and change the industries, namely manufacturing, consumer goods, transportation, aerospace segment.

Head of AMEC Shanghai, DMG MORI

June 27th, 11:00: Applied Additive Manufacturing within DMG MORI and Outside

Marvin Trutnau is the Head of the Advanced Material Excellence Center in Shanghai of DMG MORI, a global machine tool company with a strong focus on digitization and innovative technologies. Prior to his position in Shanghai, he worked in both process and software development at DMG MORI, as well as Siemens. Having worked on in-depth process development, simulation solutions, machine design and the complete process chain for additive manufacturing, both SLM and DED, Marvin is now in charge of serving the Asian market to support customers in elevating their business and taking full benefit of additive manufacturing.

Regional Manager, APAC, Shining 3D

June 26th, 13:40: 3D Printing Technologies adopted by the Medical Application

Raymond Zhang is the Regional Manager-APAC of Shining3D, the complete and seamless 3D digitizing and printing solutions provider, including scanners, printers, material, design and manufacturing services, as well as a fully-established network cloud platform.