Welcome to an international, cross-disciplinary platform offering ideas exchange, knowledge transfer, and networking. Be inspired by leading thinkers and makers and interact with peers from research and industry as we strengthen our cluster around large-scale biobased additive and digital manufacturing.

Visiting speakers from the fields of architecture, design, materials science, engineering and more
Expo with showcases and demonstrations of new technology and concepts
Workshops and panel discussions to rethink design and production of housing

Excerpts from the Conference Program
Session 1. Design

Co-living with wood
Kasper Ax, LASSA Architects, London, England

Lifelong design based on principles of new lightness
Manja van de Worp, Nous Engineering, London, England

Session 2. Production

Challenges and experiences with the development of additive manufacturing in gas turbine production. –What can be learned from other industries?
Vladimir Navrotsky, Siemens Distributed Generation Service Business Unit, Finspång, Sweden

Will rapid manufacturing and large-scale 3D printing bring new possibilities into the architectural design of buildings and in sustainability and functionality?
Richard Maddock, Fosters & Partners, London, England

"The BOD" - A construction project in Copenhagen
Jakob Jörgensen, 3D Printhuset, Copenhage, Denmark

Session 3. Biobased materials

Biomimicry and nano-materials
Oded Shoseyov, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Bio-based Material Experiences
Elvin Karana, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Nederland

For a full and updated program and information on travel and accommodation, please click here.

Register for this event!

Application deadline: May 22

The conference coincides with a large music- and sports festival in Umeå, so please make sure to book your accommodation and travel in good time.

A no-show-fee will be charged in case of non-participation and/or cancellation after May 23rd.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
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