QED Conference - 3D Printing Revolution

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QED Conference - 3D Printing Revolution

QED Conference - 3D Printing Revolution - Challenges and Possibilities
Quand ? Le 10/06/2014,
de 14:00 à 17:50
Où ? Radisson Blu EU, Rue d'Idalie 35, 1050 Brussels

Detailed programme

13.30 - 14.00   Registration and welcome coffee

14.00 - 14.10   Moderator's opening remarks

14.10 - 15.50    Panel 1

3D Printing Perspectives and opportunities. Discussion points:

  • What impact will 3D printing have on economy and society?
  • How will the responsibility for product safety develop when different stakeholders are responsible for blueprint, production and the usage 3D printed products such as medtech devices, engine parts or medical implants?
  • How can we ensure that new legislation does not prevent the development of the 3D revolution?

15.50 - 16.10    Coffee break

16.10 - 17.50    Panel 2

3D Printing Challenges and threats. Discussion points:

  •  Who should legislate? Will the European Union be able to meet the demand for new legislation or will we have 28 different legislations within the EU. How will this affect the internal market?
  • What influence will 3D printing have on legislation (IPR, Standards, Security, Patent)?
  • How do we find the balance between sufficient protection and personal integrity?



Speaker line-up

  • Gianni Pittella Vice President of the European Parliament (tbc)
  • Carla Van Steenbergen Legal Counsel, Materialise
  • Bonifacio Garcia Porras Head of Unit B3 - Innovation Policy for Growth, DG ENTR, European Commission
  • Franco Accordino Head of Task Force "Digital Futures", DG CONNECT, European Commission
  • Frits Feenstra Senior Project Manager, TNO Member and Coordinator of the European Additive Manufacturing Platform 
  • Prof Dr Denis Dufrane Head of Endocrine Cell Therapy Unit, Université Catholique de Louvain
  • Dr Peter Troxler Research Professor at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, founder and member of the Board of the International Fab Lab Association
  • Alain Strowel Of Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP 

Moderator: Benjamin Denayer Senior Business Development & Innovation, focus Additive Manufacturing, SIRRIS 
 

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