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Name: Hub: Additive Manufacturing Users Group
Date: March 30, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Additive Manufacturing technology will change the face of manufacturing by replacing future processes and is on pace to emerge as an established trend on shop floors. The Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub has developed a Technology Roadmap of eight transformative technologies; one of these -- Additive Manufacturing -- has been identified as a breakthrough opportunity that will have an impact on our region's competitiveness. To accelerate our region's learning and investment, an Additive Manufacturing Users Group has been formed.
 
Why attend? Hear from local experts on best practices of this state-of-the-art technology. No matter what your knowledge level, this night will offer an opportunity to build your understanding of this game-changing technology and its business benefits. 
 
Agenda:
  • Introductions and welcome
  • User group objectives update
  • State of the technology -- five companies utilizing Additive Manufacturing share current applications, future applications, business benefits and justification
  • Status of regional Additive Manufacturing playbook (implementation guide)
  • Getting connected - 90 sec. "needs and leads"
  • Next meeting agenda
This program is presented by the Quad Cities Chamber's Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub and the Defense Industry Adjustment Project. 

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Acknowledgment: This content was prepared as part of the Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program, a partnership between the University of Illinois System, the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, and the Voorhees Center at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), with financial support from the U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA).  It reflects the views of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce and does not necessarily reflect the views of the OEA. For more information, please visit www.IllinoisDIA.org.
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Location:
Blong Technology Center - Room #116
8500 Hillandale Road
Davenport, IA 
Date/Time Information:
Starts: 5:30 PM
Ends: 6:30 PM
Contact Information:
Curt Burnett
Fees/Admission:
FREE to attend.
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