NVI Wales event – 3D Printing in Healthcare

This event is organised by the Welsh Node of the Cisco National Virtual Incubator (NVI Wales) – part of a ground breaking UK wide virtual network – based at ehi2, College of Medicine, Swansea University.


Date: Wednesday 12th November 2014

Time: 12.00pm – 2.00pm

Venue: ILS 2, Swansea University

Cost: Free event

Register: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/3d-printing-in-healthcare-tickets-13774811833


3D printing - face3D printing in technology has been use for automotive and aerospace engineering, construction, architecture, food and fashion.  In medicine, 3D technology has opened up new and exciting capabilities for customisation in a wide variety of applications, and is being increasingly used for prosthetics, medical devices and human tissue.

A new report by Vision Gain forecasts the world market for 3D printing in the healthcare industry will be worth $4043 in 2018.

This NVI Network event will bring together academics and healthcare professionals from Wales and Birmingham to share insights and expertise in 3D Printing in Healthcare.

Join us at this lunchtime seminar organised by the NVI Network.  The event is free, but pre-registration is essential.

Schedule:

12.00pm: 
Local node registrations, networking (and buffet).

12.20pm:
Welcome

12.20pm:
Effective Design for 3D-Printed Surgical Devices in the UK: the PDR Experience
Speakers: Sean Peel, Dr Dominic Eggbeer and Ffion O’Malley, PDR.
Q&A

1.10pm:          
3D-Bioprinting Calcium Phosphate Composites for Trabecular Orthopaedic System Reconstruction
Speaker: Dr Dan Thomas, Swansea University.
Q&A

1.35pm:           
Printing Planes, Cars, and Houses
Speaker: Professor Moataz Attallah, University of Birmingham.
Q&A   

2.10pm:          
Event concludes.

This is a Cisco National Virtual Incubator event, with guest speakers and live audiences at NVI Nodes including:  Innovation Birmingham and Swansea University.