3D printing leaders and visionaries are set to demystify, inspire and enlighten at International CES 2014.
The 3D printing industry is accelerating, as is the media coverage the technology is receiving and TCT Magazine + Personalize is bringing only the foremost thought leaders and visionaries to the Las Vegas event, taking place January 7-10, 2014. The 'Don't Believe the Hype? - 3D Printing Uncovered' conference track at CES on January 8 is set to include a stellar group of industry headliners who know the difference between innovation and fad.
Conor MacCormack, CEO of Mcor Technologies, will be spreading his consumer 3D printing gospel drawing on Mcor's rip-roaringly successful 2013 thanks to a deal with big brand Staples, bringing Mcor's technology to people on the street.
Is the power of consumer 3D printing with the multi-nationals? Global Industry Leader at IBM for Electronics Paul Brody will be bringing this angle to CES. Paul believes the technology is a true competitor to traditional manufacturing and will be relating this hypothesis to the consumer arena.
Wearables are tipped to be massive at CES and Alan Guyan, Technical Design Manager, Innovation, at Under Armour will be demonstrating how 3D printing is advancing sportswear.
Finally, many may not have heard of Legacy Effects, but it is likely most have seen its work. Legacy Effects is one of the hottest special effects companies in Hollywood and it uses 3D printing to make pieces for blockbusters like Iron Man, Avatar and Pacific Rim. Jason Lopes, Senior Systems Engineer, is going to be unveiling the world of 3D printing in effects in what is bound to be a popular presentation.
Jim Woodcock, Group Editor and Conference Director at TCT, commented: "Bringing the inaugural 3D printing conference to a hugely respected event like CES has been a fantastically exciting experience for the TCT team. We have been involved in the 3D printing industry for over two decades and consider ourselves to be more a part of the industry than onlookers reporting from the sidelines. Our strong ties to the industry can be seen in the unbeatable line up we have put together for CES, delivering a truly rounded, realistic and in-depth view of where 3D printing is today and where we can expect it to be tomorrow."
Other speakers for 'Don't Believe the Hype? - 3D Printing Uncovered' include 3D Systems CEO Avi Reichental, industry commentator Todd Grimm and CEO of Sculpteo Clément Moreau.
TCT Magazine + Personalize will also be the official sponsor of the new 3D Printing TechZone in the LVCC South Hall 3 at CES. This new exhibit area is dedicated to showcasing the latest 3D printing technology to the 150,000 visitors that CES attracts. See TCT Magazine + Personalize on Booth 32025.