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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Symposium and Demonstration on the Digitization of Manufacturing: 3D Printing and Innovation Policy

This symposium examines emerging trends of 3D printing and additive manufacturing (using digital 3D design data). Drawing from the case of Singapore, the symposium reviews innovation policies being pursued by governments to harness the power of additive manufacturing. The symposium will feature a demonstration by Pirate3D Inc., which will donate printers to African institutions. This event is part of the Innovation for Economic Development HKS Executive Education Program and is co-sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Singapore's Institution of Engineers. Speaker Info: Chaired by Professor Calestous Juma, Harvard Kennedy School Twitter @calestous Speakers: NEO Kok-Beng, National University of Singapore and Institution of Engineers, Singapore Damian Chan, Singapore Economic Development Board Roger Chang, CEO of Pirate3DP The speakers and panel discussion will run from 2-5:30pm and will be followed by a networking reception and 3D Printer Demonstration from 5:30-7pm. Please email matt_cohen@hks.harvard.edu to RSVP to attend.

  • Location:
    Nye ABC, Taubman 5th Floor
  • Date:
    Wednesday, June 18, 2014
  • Time:
    2:00 PM

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