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The 29th Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium - An Additive Manufacturing Conference will be held in Austin TX on August 13-15, 2018.  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.  This website is now fully active, including the section for abstract submittal (See "Conference Tools" button) and for participant registration (See "Register" button).

2018 PRELIMINARY PROGRAM
The preliminary program is available here.

2018 FAME AWARD WINNERS
The Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the 2018 Freeform and Additive Manufacturing Excellence (FAME) award winners for 2018.  The senior award recipient is Dr. Chee Kai Chua, a distinguished professor at Nanyang Technologic University, Singapore and the Executive Director of the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing. The young researcher FAME award recipient is Dr. Guha Manogharan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University.  Both will receive their awards Monday night, August 13, at the conference awards banquet.

DESIGN FOR AM WORKSHOP SUNDAY AUGUST 12
You are invited to attend a Design for AM Workshop to be held on the UT Austin campus on Sunday, August 12, 2-4 PM.  The goals of the workshop are to share best practices in Design for AM and to identify compelling research directions for future work in the field.  A small subset of attendees will also present short lightning talks (5-15 minutes) on their most recent Design for AM research.  If you are interested in attending and/or presenting, please RSVP here no later than July 15. Those who reply will receive an email with specific directions for the workshop.  This workshop is organized by the Design for AM Special Interest Group of the Design Society.  If you have questions, please contact Dr. Carolyn Seepersad at ccseepersad@mail.utexas.edu

IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2018

January 15    Website Open for Abstract Submittal

April 16         Abstract Submission Deadline

May 1           Guaranteed Consideration Deadline for FAME Award Nominations

July 2           Manuscript (Review Option) Deadline [See Manuscripts Section]

August 13       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