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SME Adoption of Additive Manufacturing

October 2, 2014 | Category: Education

October 22 - 24, 2014
Penn Stater Conference Center, University Park, PA

The National Forum on SME Adoption of Additive Manufacturing will focus on technical and business topics relevant to small and medium enterprises interested in this emerging industry. The Forum is sponsored by America Makes and the Center for Innovative Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D) at Penn State. There is no fee to attend this national forum.

The objective of the Forum, which is anticipated to attract business leaders and entrepreneurs from thourghout the United States, will focus on defining the current capabilities of additive manufacturing in metals and exploring opportuniites for small and medium size companies to make significant contribution in the adoption of this emerging technology.

We anticipate between 400-500 participants will attend the Forum which will have an "all-star cast" of speakers, as well as dignitaries to be involved in the Forum. This National Forum will be an exciting and stimulating opportunity to discuss the technical and business aspects of additive manufacturing in an extraordinary atmosphere. We hope you can join us.


For those organizations interested in exhibiting their latest innovations and capabilies, there will be limited space for exhibits available at a cost of $100 for a 6' space. Displays will be setup on Thursday October 23rd at 2:30.


Click here to view the agenda. For more information, click here.


The Penn Stater Conference Center
215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803


Local Accommodations:

A block of rooms is being held for attendees of this forum. To reserve a room at the negotiated rate listed below, make reservations before Ocotber 7th and be sure to mention the Group Code.

The Penn Stater Conference Center $129/night
215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803

Holiday Inn Express State College $89
1925 Waddle Road
State College, PA 16803
Group Code AAM

Hampton Inn & Suites Williamsburg Square -$94
1955 Waddle Road
State College, PA 16803
Group Code ARL

Hilton Garden Inn - $129
1221 E. College Avenue
State College, PA 16801
Group Code AAM