Get inspired by the experts in the sector
Round off your visit to MetalMadrid and Composites Spain with the specialised contents we offer you free of charge. Entertaining training sessions on the cutting edge of the industry about the most disruptive topics of our time, presented by industry experts. We have 3 conference rooms and specialised forums where you can discover the latest trends and success stories in industrial transformation.
Here are some of last year’s forums
HP 3D Printing Academy
HP 3D Printing presented 3D Academy, where they showed how additive manufacturing improves manufacturing processes through the product life cycle. They also explained the benefits of 3D printing, the disruptive HP Multi Jet Fusion technology, and shared success stories from different industries in which future customers are re-inventing the way that things are manufactured.
SURFACE Engineering Forum
This session about surface treatment, organised in conjunction with AIAS, discussed the methods and analysis of stainless steel surface contamination and the importance of chemical passivation on post-processing, a key factor for the ultimate success of additive manufacturing, as well as new trends in materials and surface treatments for the industry.
Composites Engineering Forum
Throughout the day on Thursday, 28 November, the Composites Engineering session took place in the HP 3D Printing room, organised by Asociación Española de Materiales Compuestos (AEMAC), a non-profit entity founded in 1993 and composed of companies, research centres, universities and professionals working in fields related to composite materials.
WOMEN IN 3D PRINTING Forum
On 27 November, the roundtable entitled Women in 3D Printing took place in the HP 3D Printing room, presented by 6 professionals from the additive manufacturing industry: Sara García. Director of Customer Services at Recreus, Lua María Vega. R&D Engineer at Arcelor-Mittal Global R&D, Elvira León Moreno. Madrid Ambassador for Wi3DP. CEO and co-founder of ADDvance, Lidia Hernández Álvarez. Product Development Manager in Additive Manufacturing at CITD, Clara Gómez Jerez. CEO of 3D Surgical Technologies and Mónica Colomé, Iberia Marketing at HP 3D Printing.
Connected manufacturing Forum
The digital transformation is a reality at our factories today, and the use of technology opens up an endless array of possibilities to adapt our processes and business models. New enablers have changed the way in which we interact with the market, our teams and even the elements of the factory itself. In this session, we learned about how artificial intelligence, predictive maintenance, digital acceleration, cybersecurity, digital twins, smart maintenance, data analytics and blockchain are helping our industry in a real, objective and clear way.
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