The 30th Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium - An Additive Manufacturing Conference will be held in Austin TX on August 12-14, 2019.  For more information, please see the Information tab.  The event venue is the Hilton Austin Hotel.  For more lodging information, please see the Lodging tab. The SFF Symposium is a high-level research conference giving academic and industrial researchers the opportunity to share their research findings.  Meeting participants are 30-40% graduate students, and we encourage new researchers to participate.  The 2019 meeting has over 600 oral and poster presentations, and we anticipate over 700 participants will attend from all over the world.  New this year are a Tuesday afternoon lunch for grad students on transitioning to careers in the AM world, and also a 2.5 day follow-on short course on Design for AM following the main meeting. For more information on these events, please click the "Events" tab.

The "Program-at-a-Glance" summary is posted here.  The FINAL program is available here.  The opening prsentation for the conference is available here.

Freeform and Additive Manufacturing Excellence (FAME) Award Winners 2019
The 2019 FAME Award winners are:
Professor Olaf Diegel, University of Auckland, New Zealand (Senior award)
Professor Rayne Zheng, Virginia Tech University, USA (Junior award)

The award winners will present technical talks Monday morning, August 12, at the conference and will receive their awards at the Awards Banquet Monday evening.

2019 Meeting NSF Student Awards Update

All student award applicants should have received an email regarding whether they have or have not received an award.  If you received an award, please go to the designated URL in the award email to register without the need to pay.  If you DID receive an award AND you submitted an abstract with your application, the abstract has been accepted for inclusion in the conference. If you DID NOT receive an award AND you submitted an abstract with your application, the abstract HAS NOT been accepted for inclusion in the conference.

We are pleased to announce that the National Science Foundation has officially funded the student travel grant program, Award #1934397.  Award winners will receive the registration fee waiver.


January 15    Website Open for Abstract Submittal

February 19   Website Open for Registration

April 15         Abstract Submission Deadline

May 1           Guaranteed Consideration Deadline for FAME Award Nominations

July 1           Manuscript (Review Option) Deadline [See Manuscripts Section]

August 12       All Manuscript Reviews Due (Review Option)

August 31     Deadline for Submission of Revised Manuscripts (Reviewed Option) AND  Non-Reviewed Manuscripts

December 1  Proceedings Mail Out (Electronic Form)


Contact: dbourell@mail.utexas.edu