Group Leader Additive Manufacturing, Fraunhofer IFAM
Claus Aumund-Kopp started working for Fraunhofer IFAM in 2005 and has more than 20 years of experience in product development and material processes – especially in AM.
Presently, he is responsible for the development of new processes and materials for Laser Beam Melting and Binder Jetting as well as for analyses of powder behaviour and quality for those processes.
Head of Additive Manufacturing, University of Bayreuth - Institute of Environmental Production Engineering
Mr. Christian Bay studied Energy Science and Technology at the University of Kempten and the University of Bayreuth. In 2016 he founded the department "Additive Manufacturing" at the Chair of Environmentally Friendly Production Technology. In 2017 he was appointed to the academic council for the strategic further development of the topic of additive manufacturing at the University of Bayreuth.
Head of Business Development, trinckle 3D GmbH
Dr. Ole Bröker is responsible for marketing and business development at trinckle. He studied business administration in Germany and Sweden, received his PhD in B2B Marketing at the University of Münster before joining the young trinckle team in 2014.
Technical Director, Mobility goes Additive e.V.
Arvid Eirich has been a member of the Deutsche Bahn (DB) Group since 2013 and has participated in various innovation projects. Since DB took its first steps towards 3D printing, he has been a member of the corporate project "3D Printing at DB". In this project he co-built the international network "Mobility goes Additive" and took over the technical direction.
Byron Kennedy is co-founder and CEO of SPEE3D, a high-speed 3D metal printing company based in Melbourne, Australia. He leads the business strategy and vision, brings extensive manufacturing industry experience and understands the challenges facing manufacturers. Byron has a passion for developing and marketing new technologies.
CSO, Bionic Production AG
Lars Langhans has 17 years of professional experience as an engineer and in leading positions in the aerospace, mechanical engineering and automotive industries. Since 2017, he has been responsible for sales at Bionic Production AG as CSO.
Senior Director Additive Manufacturing, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
After studying material sciences at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg Mr. Merklein joined Schaeffler in July 1999 and held various positions with respect to materials and processes. He coordinated the build-up of the AM FabShop in Herzogenaurach and is leading the AM department since May 2018 with the aim to integrate AM into the Schaeffler production System.
Head of Department, Fraunhofer IGCV
Georg Schlick is responsible for the topics "direct metallic additive manufacturing" and "quality and technical cleanliness" at the Fraunhofer IGCV in Augsburg. In the field of additive manufacturing, the IGCV deals with multi-material processing, special alloys, functional integration, powder characterization and technology strategy consulting.
Manager Sales, voxeljet AG
Matthias Steinbusch (born 1988) is Manager Sales EMEA and responsible for the sales of the printing systems as well as the management of the Sales Team EMEA. He joined voxeljet AG as Customer Service in 2013. In 2014, he moved to operative system sales. In 2017, Matthias Steinbusch assumed responsibility for strategic sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Innovation Manager, voestalpine Edelstahl Deutschland GmbH
Alexander Taube works as Innovation Manager at vaED GmbH since mid-2018. His core tasks are identification and implementation of new technologies, products and processes according to the company strategy. As a research assistant at the DMRC, he has focused on material characterization of additive manufactured components.