Registration & Check-In

Estrel Congress & Messe Center, Sonnenallee 225, 12057 Berlin

08.00 - 08.45

Welcome Address

Prof. Dr. Johannes Walther, CEO, Institute for Production Management

09.00 - 09.15

09.15 - 09.35

What Makes Additive Manufacturing so Valuable?

Opening Keynote

Dr. Reinhold Achatz, CTO, Head of Corporate Function Technology, Innovation, thyssenkrupp AG

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09.35 - 9.55

Additive Design - a New Approach to Product Development

Keynote: Application, Design & Construction

Dr. Philipp Frank, CAE Engineer, Volkswagen Osnabrück G
André Heinrichs, Design Engineer, Volkswagen Osnabrück AG


09.55 - 10.15

Additive Manufacturing - an Option for series Production?

Keynote: Series Production & Process Reliability

Peter Diederich, CEO, Sauer GmbH / Advanced Technologies, DMG Mori

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Coffee Break & Networking in the Exhibition

10.15 - 11.00

11.00 - 12.00


11.00 - 11.20

11.20 - 11.40

11.40 - 12.00

Master Class: Mass Customization

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Stephan M. Wagner, ETH Zürich

The customization of new products will still have limits in the future
Dr. Jonathan Sander
, Digital Manufacturing Engineer, Sonova AG

Product customization without limits by applying additive manufacturing technologies
Jurgen Laudus
, Vice President, Materialise Manufacturing

Open Discussion

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12.00 - 13.30

AM Ladies Lunch

initiated in cooperation with Mobility goes Additive e.V.

sponsored by:

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12.00 - 13.30

Business lunch in the exhibition

13.30 - 14.30


13.30 - 13.50

13.50 - 14.10

14.10 - 14.30

Master class: Series production & process Reliability

Moderator: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Elmar Bräkling, University of Applied Sciences Koblenz

Large-scale 3D production cannot be expected in the near future
Dr. Pia Gausemeier, Strategical Productions Technology, Miele & Cie. KG

Reproducibility of processes is already given
Dr. Ingo Ederer
, CEO, voxeljet AG

Open Discussion

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14.30 - 14.50

The Return To individualized Production: Status quo of industrial additive manufacturing

Keynote: Business Models & Digitalization

Dr. Simon Merkt-Schippers, Industry and Application Manager Additive Manufacturing, TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH


14.50 - 15.10

Additive manufacturing - how will it Change Traditional supply chains?

Keynote: Value Chain & New Materials

Frank Sportolari, Managing Director, UPS Germany


Coffee Break & Networking in the Exhibition

15.10 - 15.40

15.40 - 16.40


15.40 - 16.00

16.00 - 16.20

16.20 - 16.40

Master Class: Business models

Moderator: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Elmar Bräkling, University of Applied Sciences Koblenz

The core business of manufacturers will not be affected
Joachim Hermes
, Member of the Board, Head of Sales & Marketing, Berrang Group

How additive technologies affect manufacturer's business models to test and radically digitalize their business processes
Stephan Kühr
, Founder 3D-Printing Network Berlin / CEO, 3yourmind GmbH


Open Discussion

16.40 - 17.40


16.40 - 17.00

17.00 - 17.20


17.20 - 17.40

Master Class: Value Chain & new materials

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Stephan M. Wagner, ETH Zürich

Material costs and variety will not be an issue in the near future
Dietmar Geiser, Strategy & Planning, BASF 3D-Printing Materials

High material cost and lack of diversity will permanently limit the application of AM
Harald Eibisch, Technology Development Materials /  Processes, Audi AG

Open Discussion


Short Break

17.40 - 17.50

17.50 - 18.10

Best Practice: Railway

How Do We Utilize additive Technologies in Different business Units?

Florens Lichte, Head of Additive Manufacturing, DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung GmbH

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18.10 - 18.30

best practice: Aviation

How Did we identify the Parts suitable for AM?

Peter Sander, VP Emerging of Technologies & Concepts, Airbus Operations GmbH
Peter Leopold Priklbauer, Innovation Manager Emerging Technologies & Concepts,
Airbus Operations GmbH


from 18.30

Champagne Reception and fLying Dinner in the exhibition

sponsored by:


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