The Future of 3D Manufacturing – Brooklyn Style
Brooklyn Law School, Moot Court Room (250 Joralemon St., Brooklyn)
Free, RSVP here

We’ve assembled an all-star group of 3D Printing and Manufacturing Authorities.

Confirmed participants include principals from MakerBot, D-Shape, Shapeways and Brian Jepson, editor from Make Magazine, organizer of Maker Faire. We will have a MakerBot demo onsite. You’ll see Bre Pettis’s MakerBot book for sale and some magazines given away.

Our panel will be moderated by Jim Kohlenberger. Jim was recently Chief of Staff for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP.). While in the White House he helped the Administration make historic strides that resulted in a fundamental new commitment for harnessing science, technology, innovation, and broadband for boosting long term economic growth and helping Americans live longer healthier lives.

A surprise guest joins us from D-Shape – a multi-disciplinary thinker with a wide range of experiences in multiple fields from Forestry to Event Management in research or management roles. Since 2011 he has carried out research in 3D Printing, also writing extensively on 3D Printing for various blogs like He was a previous finalist for the UK $100,000 3D4D Challenge, a global competition for using 3D printing in Developing Countries. This year he brought the 3D Printed Rygo, a sculptural piece valued at $30,000 by famed artist Bathsheba Grossman to Vancouver, featured in Wired, PC Magazine, and Makezine. It is the largest 3D print in North America.

Robert Steiner is Director of Product Development for MakerBot Industries, Chief Product Officer. He Leads the R&D, Industrial Design, Engineering and Software teams (61+) for the recently launched Replicator 2/2x Desktop 3D Printers. His career includes experience in new product development and program/project management at Honda, JPMorgan Chase, Nationwide Financial, Computer Associates. Veteran of US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal.

Duann Scott, Designer Evangelist, Shapeways. Duann is an Industrial Designer, writer and researcher specializing in the democratization of product design through online digital fabrication. With experience bringing bespoke products to being through traditional fabrication techniques and cutting edge 3D printing technologies Duann’s practical experience combined with his academic research into the social implications of digital fabrication gives him a broad understanding of the field as it is evolving.

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