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Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace & Space Digital Series Agenda

Welcome to Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space 2020 Digital Series! As a prelude to the 2021 conference in Hamburg, we will be hosting a series of Digital Round table Discussions on six key areas within Additive Manufacturing. The main conference is the premium ...


Advanced Applications of 3D Printing: From Prototypes and Parts

3D printing – the additive fabrication of objects by depositing and patterning successive layers of material – has been touted as an enabling platform for applications ranging from lighter, more efficient aircraft and advanced prosthetics to homemade firearms and lab-grown organs. Anthony Vicari, Research Associate at Lux Research, provides this...

Overview of the Additive Manufacturing Aerospace Market

The use of Additive Manufacturing in the Aerospace & Space industry is still young but is already hailed as the Third Industrial Revolution. Companies are only just learning to achieve economic returns, through the flexibility and the design benefits it provides. In this free exclusive infographic, discover the view of...


Overcoming the challenges of large-scale 3D production of aircraft parts: Insights from EOS on producing Airbus A350 latch shafts

This exclusive interview with Vinu Vijayan, Global Business Development Manager – Aerospace, EOS and speaker at Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space, explores the challenges of supporting Airbus in achieving mass 3D production of latch shafts for A350 and managing the parts’ certification across the supply chain. 

Additive Manufacturing - Space is not the final frontier

In this interview Tim Haidar from Defence IQ catches up with Alan Cox R&D Manager, AirbusAdditive Manufacturing has been in place in one form or another for the past three decades and is increasingly becoming a part of the literal fabric of many of the world's core industries. In this...

The UK's national AM strategy: Why the UK should embrace Additive Manufacturing

The Additive Manufacturing National Strategy, published last September by the UK Additive Manufacturing Strategy Steering Group, stated that the UK was advanced in additive manufacturing research, design and manufacturing expertise, but many UK companies were failing to apply the technology as a core part of their processes. Ahead of the...

Changing the economics of space: Creating 3D printed liquid rocket engines

Thanks to additive manufacturing, small companies are now able to manufacture rocket engines outside traditional methods at a lower cost. The start-up Launcher, founded in 2017 builds 3D printed engines that will one day launch small payloads into space faster and cheaper, making space more affordable.Ahead of the fifth annual...

Large-scale additive manufacturing: Fiction or reality?

Is large-scale integration of Additive Manufacturing ever possible in the Aerospace & Space sector? It could hold the key for companies to manufacture on an industrial level at a cheaper cost and with more flexibility but it has yet to become the primary technology for manufacturing purposes. Ahead of the...

Making space affordable: The unmissable opportunity of made-in-space parts

Additive Manufacturing could be the key factor in conducting affordable and sustainable missions, reducing costs and improving the crew's safety by manufacturing much-needed broken parts without necessitating a resupply mission. How far are we from conducting deep-space exploration missions?Defence IQ had the opportunity to discuss with Raymond 'Corky' Clinton, Associate...

Past Presentations

Shaping the Future of Aerospace and Space Manufacturing

Presentation by Andy Schofield, Manufacturing & Materials Technology Director, BAE Systems - Air, at the 2019 Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space ConferenceDownload the presentation to find out:Industry challenges facing manufacturing for aerospace and space Strategies to address these challenges Next generation manufacturing technology focus areas

Additive Manufacturing Journey for Safran Landing Systems

In this past presentation from Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space 2019, Sébastien Messé, Additive Manufacturing Chief Engineer, Safran Landing Systems (SLS) discusses SLS' additive manufacturing journey, covering the following points: Overview of current AM processesChallenges encountered in post-processing and standardisationHow to accelerate adoption of AM Future plans for AM...

Applications of Additive Manufacturing in Military Simulators & Trainers

Last year Robert Ghobrial, LM Technical Fellow – Production Operations Rotary & Mission Systems, Lockheed Martin gave a presentation on the applications of additive manufacturing in military simulators & trainers. 

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Event Information

2019 Post Show Report

The fifth edition of the Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space conference gathered in February 2019 over 200 AM users, R&D experts and industry partners within the aerospace and space industry. Chaired by Paul Evans, Head of Manufacturing Technologies and Processes, Airbus Group and Jason Gilmore, New Product and R&D...

2020 Sample Attendee List- Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space

Leading AM users and R&D experts within the aerospace and space industry have already confirmed their attendance! You can now download a full list of the current AM Industry leaders who are attending this years conference. Here are a few familiar names attending:  Boeing Northrop Grumman Airbus Defence & Space...

Exclusive content

An insight into Siemens Materials Solutions' 3D Printing Facility

Ahead of this year’s Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space conference, Defence iQ gained exclusive insight from Phil Hatherley, General Manager, Materials Solutions - A Siemens Business, the lead partner of the conference.

Developing global standardization and certification of aerospace and space AM parts: Insights from ASTM International

In this exclusive interview, Mohsen Seifi, Director, Global AM Programmes, ASTM International and key speaker at this year’s Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space conference, discusses how ASTM International is helping the aerospace and space industry to overcome a key challenge: the certification of AM parts across the global, interconnected...

The road to serial additive manufacturing production for aerospace and space

While additive manufacturing has been proven a reliable cost-saving technology to produce various aircraft parts, companies are now focusing their efforts towards serial additive manufacturing production. Key questions now arise around quality assurance and parts certification across the whole supply chain.Ahead of Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space 2020, Defence...

Interview with Markus Seibold, VP Additive Manufacturing at SIEMENS Gas & Power

Markus Seibold, VP Additive Manufacturing, SIEMENS Gas & Power, shares exclusive insight into the Additive Manufacturing market for Aerospace and Space. SIEMENS will be the lead sponsor of our 2020 Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space conference