America Makes is pleased to announce the Virtual Game Day Series – a new series of virtual panels and networking events that will cover the most important and trending topics facing the AM community.
The fully interactive series will also allow participants to network directly with panelists, peers, and industry leaders to create a “virtual conference” experience. America Makes is partnering with leading AM expert Terry Wohlers and Wohlers Associates, who will moderate each of the panels in the Virtual Game Day Series.
“During this time, it is important to find new ways to engage our members and the AM community with opportunities to connect and deliver high value information,” said America Makes Executive Director John Wilczynski. “We are excited to partner with an industry expert like Terry Wohlers to roll out this new virtual event series as a way to convene the community and start the discussion on how we move forward.”
America Makes and Wohlers Associates will kick off the series with the first event being held Monday, May 11 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, focused on COVID response efforts and the crisis’ impact on the future of AM. Terry Wohlers will moderate a panel that will include representatives from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Veterans Affairs Administration (VA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and America Makes Executive Director John Wilczynski. A virtual networking event, sponsored by Link3D Additive MES Software, will follow the panel.
Dates and times for future events in the series will be announced as they become available.
What: Virtual Game Day Series Event – The COVID-19 Response and the Crisis’ Impact on the Future of AM
When: Monday, May 11, 2020, 12 pm – 4 pm EDT
Event Description: Join us for the first event of our Virtual “Game Day” Series with Wohlers Associates – a new series being launched by America Makes. The first virtual event will focus on America Makes’ COVID-19 Response with a Game Day style panel discussion. Terry Wohlers of Wohlers Associates will be moderating a panel of representatives from America Makes, US Food & Drug Administration (FDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Veterans Affairs Health Administration (VA). Immediately following will be a virtual networking reception hosted by Link3D. The event will be hosted on the Remo platform.
Register now to receive updates and instructions to join the day-of.
• [Moderator] Terry Wohlers, President, Wohlers Associates
• John Wilczynski, Executive Director, America Makes
• Matthew Di Prima, Ph.D., Materials Scientist, FDA
• Meghan McCarthy, Ph.D., Program Lead, 3D Printing Biovisualization, NIH/NIAID/OD/OSMO/OCICB
• Beth Ripley, MD., Ph.D., Chair, VHA 3D Printing Advisory Committee, Veterans Affairs Health Administration, Innovation Ecosystem
Agenda: Monday, May 11, 2020
11:30 am – 12:00 pm
EDT Pre-Registration & Virtual Networking Reception
by Link3D Additive MES Software
12:00 – 12:30 pm Welcome Speech & Member Mobilization
12:30 – 2:00 pm Virtual Panel + Q&A
2:00 – 2:10 pm Virtual Networking Instructions by Link3D Additive MES Software
2:10 – 4:00 pm Virtual Networking Reception