It is reportedly the world's first industry-driven (additive manufacturing) AM forum designed specifically to identify the real business benefits and new opportunities these technologies present. Bringing together a cross-section of industry leaders and experts, participants will be able to gain first hand insights on commercial applications, machine and material developments and explore solutions for addressing the complex intellectual property issues arising from the new manufacturing processes. 

BAE Systems, GE, Renault, SiemensBayer MaterialScience, Nokia, Dyson and other users of additive manufacturing technologies will explain explain the strategic reasoning behind investment and their visions of what these new processes really mean in terms of commercial opportunities for industrial production.