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 Additive Manufacturing, Deutsche Bahn AG & Managing Director, Mobility goes Additive e.V.
Stefanie Brickwede is passionately responsible for the introduction of 3D printing at Deutsche Bahn AG and is building up an international, neutral network "Mobility goes Additive". The graduate economist started her career in the mobility sector in 1998 and held various project management and leadership positions.
Dr. Ole Bröker
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.
Dr. Karl-Heinz Dusel
Senior Manager, MTU Aero Engines AG
Dr. Karl-Heinz Dusel is heading the Additive Manufacturing Technology group at MTU Aero Engines. Educated at the Technical University of Munich he obtained his PhD from the University of Stuttgart. After two years at Daimler Research & Technology he joined MTU in 2000.
Prof. Dr Claus Emmelmann
Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Additive Production Technologies IAPT
As author of more than 400 national and international publications, Prof. Emmelmann founded the LZN Laser Zentrum Nord GmbH in 2009 as a spin-off from the TUHH and has been its managing director ever since. Together with his team of scientists, he conducts research and development in laser cutting, laser joining and 3D laser printing technology.
Vice President Production Pilot Plant, BMW Group
Maximilian Hauk is responsible for the production of prototypes for BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce. This includes the responsibility for the Additive Manufacturing Campus of the BMW Group. He graduated from the Technical University of Munich in Mechanical Engineering and collected over 18 years of management in manufacturing experience in Germany, England and China.
Dr. Karsten Heuser
VP of Additive Manufacturing Digital Factory, Siemens AG
Dr. Heuser has been working for almost 20 years in various management positions within Siemens such as Corporate Technology, OSRAM, Energy Technology and now as VP for Additive Manufacturing within the framework of a competence center at Siemens. Dr. Heuser holds a Dr. rer. nat. in Physics from the University of Augsburg and a postgraduate diploma in Advanced Management from ESMT.
Managing Director, Arcam CAD to Metal GmbH, a GE Additive company
Many years of experience in sales in the tool industry, automotive industry, special machine design and technical experience with machine tools. Two years of experience with powder bed systems in the AM industry and currently working as Managing Director for Arcam Arcam Cad to Metal GmbH, a GE Additive company.
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.
Director Technology Innovation, adidas AG
Marco Kormann studied mechanical engineering and has been with adidas AG for 11 years. He is responsible for technology innovation, especially 3D printing and its implementation at the design, product and manufacturing levels. adidas is one of the first companies worldwide to produce and sell products using 3D printing on an industrial scale.
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.
Dr. Hans J. Langer
CEO & Chairman, EOS Group
As CEO & Chairman of the EOS GROUP, Dr Hans J. Langer is responsible for the group's strategic orientation. It stands for an extensive network of partners and participations and supports promising start-ups. The core of the EOS GROUP is EOS GmbH, founded by Dr Langer in 1989, the world's leading technology provider in industrial 3D printing.
Dr. Andreas Leupold
Lawyer, Leupold Legal
Dr. Andreas Leupold is founding member and advisory board member of the 3D printing network Mobility goes Additive and member of the expert committee Additive Manufacturing convened by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology. In addition to providing legal advice to international companies, Dr. Andreas Leupold holds in-house workshops on legal issues relating to additive manufacturing, the Internet of Things, data protection and data rights in the digital supply chain. Dr. Andreas Leupold is listed in the Handelsblatt list of "Best Lawyers in Germany" and by Best Lawyers in the lawyer list for the legal areas of IT law, media law and litigation in Germany.
Innovation Manager Emerging Technologies & Concepts, Airbus Operations GmbH
Peter Pirklbauer joined Airbus in 2012 as Manager of Emerging Technologies and Concepts, the future of travel. His mission is to pick up and develop disruptive technologies, processes and business models for future product and service generations in international aircraft construction.
Dr. Georg Schlick
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.
Managing Partner, Ampower GmbH & Co. KG
Matthias Schmidt-Lehr can look back on more than 10 years of industry experience and has been involved in industrial additive manufacturing since 2013. In his capacity as founder and partner of Ampower, he focuses on the development of business models and market strategies for suppliers and service providers.
Group leader in the field of standardization and managing director of DIN Standards Committee for Materials Technology, DIN e.V.
For 10 years, Volker Seibicke has been responsible for the standardization of several specialist areas at DIN as group leader. In 2016 he took over and expanded the work in the field of additive manufacturing. His main focus is the consolidation of all additive manufacturing activities on a national level with the aim of representing German interests in the best possible way on an international level.
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.
Vice President Global Innovation, Schenker AG
Erik Wirsing has been with DB Schenker in various positions for more than 19 years and, in addition to various IT divisions, has also headed the Innovation Division for Schenker Deutschland AG since 2011. Since 2016 he has been responsible for the Innovation Division at DB Schenker Global and in this capacity reports to the CDO of Schenker AG as Vice President Global Innovation.