Past event: Military Additive Manufacturing Summit

Our 6th Annual Military Additive Manufacturing Summit is designed as an educational "Town Hall" forum, where thought leaders & key policymakers across military services, defense agencies, & civilian organizations can come together for actionable discussions & debate. This year's Summit will focus on the current/future advancements made in the 3D printing space as well as how the DoD is working to quickly integrate AM technologies in order to supply durable, affordable equipment & parts to the Warfighter in the battlespace.

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Topics of Discussion at the 2022 Summit:

  • Leading DoD Initiatives Toward Investing in Additive Manufacturing
  • Integrating Additive Manufacturing Technologies Into the Army's Tactical, Operational & Organic Industrial Base to Enable Enhanced Soldier Capability
  • Utilizing 3D Printing to Transform Aircraft Maintenance & Overall Operational Efficiency Across the U.S. Air Force
  • Leveraging Advances in Metal 3D Printing to Increase Efficiency & Solve Supply Chain Issues Across the U.S. Military
  • Implementing Emerging Technologies Such as Additive Manufacturing to Enable an Effective Naval Logistics Enterprise
  • Advancing 3D Printing Capabilities in Support of a More Expeditionary & Lethal MAGTF
  • Driving DLA Initiatives to Partner With the DoD to Transform the Future of Additive Manufacturing
  • Pioneering Innovative 3D Printing Methods to Empower Future Human Exploration to Space
  • Revolutionizing the Way Rockets, Engines & Space Vehicles are Engineered Through the Integration of Additive Manufacturing Technologies

Why You Should Attend This Summit

FY2022 Defense Funding has allocated $25.5 million in research and development funding for large-scale additive manufacturing development, additive manufacturing training programs, and additive manufacturing supply chain development. Additionally, revenues from 3D Printing for Space and Defense Aerospace are expected to reach $600 Million by 2022. With the global 3D printing market expected to grow from USD 12.6 billion in 2021 to USD 34.8 billion by 2026, this technology will only expand in usage across the military & defense industry. This year's Summit will focus on the current/future advancements made in the 3D printing space as well as how the DoD is working to quickly integrate AM technologies in order to supply durable, affordable equipment & parts to the Warfighter in the battlespace.

This event will focus on collaborations with key industry partners on how to leverage advanced manufacturing products & solutions for military operations. Military commands & defense agencies will have the opportunity to learn how to deploy limited use parts to the point of need, increase the size, weight, & power (SWaP) of their platforms/weapons systems, & enable the Warfighter to replace legacy/obsolete parts more efficiently. Attendees at this forum will also have the chance to hear senior leaders from across the services that will be explaining current/future goals toward utilizing 3D printing capabilities to transform materiel/combat readiness.

Panel discussions at this Summit will focus on emerging topics in the additive manufacturing community to include innovative 3D Printing Methods that are empowering future human exploration to space, leveraging advances in Metal 3D printing to increase operational flexibility & readiness, & how 3D printing can revolutionize the way rocket engine parts are engineered.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Information

The Military Additive Manufacturing Summit provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions. Download the sponsorship prospectus to find out how you can get involved.

Download the Sponsorship Prospectus.

2022 Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Lt Gen Shaun Q. Morris, USAF, Commander, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, PEO, Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO)
  • VADM Ricky Williamson, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics, N4, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
  • Robert A. Gold, SES, Director, Technology and Manufacturing Industrial Base, STP&E, OUSD (R&E)
  • Deacon Maddox, SES, Director, Supply Chain Management, U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC)
  • BGen Adam L. Chalkley, USMC, Assistant Deputy Commandant for Logistics Policy, HQMC
  • Kristin French, SES, Deputy Director, Logistics, J3, Defense Logistics Agency
  • Josh Brost, Vice President, Relativity Space 

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Event details
Organizer : DSI
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-23225