From medicine to manufacturing, how 3D Printing is shaping our future
Would you like to know what 3D Printing is all about, how it might affect your life and if you should have any concerns about the impact on your community?
3D Printing technology is developing at such a pace that it will soon have a real impact on your life. It is even likely that you will have a 3D Printer in your home in the near future. You child may already have access to a printer at school. Beyond domestic use, 3D printing offers to revolutionise areas of science, medicine and the arts.
At this public lecture, you will find out exactly what 3D Printing is and how it will change your future. Different perspectives will enlighten you on exciting scientific breakthroughs, new forms of creative arts and revolutionary surgical techniques, all being made possible with 3D Printing.
You will have the opportunity to watch a 3D Printer in action, discover a range of 3D printed objects and ask questions of experts in the field.
Hosted by ABC Illawarra’s Nick Rheinberger, with talks from:
Professor Gordon Wallace, University of Wollongong’s Intelligent Polymer Research Institute
Professor Peter Choong, Orthopaedics, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
Professor Susan Dodds, Dean Faculty of Arts, University of Tasmania
Cinnamon Lee, Illawarra Jewellery Designer
Wollongong City Gallery
46 Burelli St
Wollongong, NSW 2500
Wednesday, 4 December 2013 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM (EST)
Who should attend?
Anyone who has an interest in this fascinating topic. All welcome.
Entry to the event
Please print your ticket and present on entry to the event.
We don't offer refunds but tickets are transferable.
If you have any questions, please call Natalie at the University of Wollongong 02 4221 3239. Please note this phone is attented Tues/Wed/Thurs only.
This event is presented by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science, University of Wollongong node, in conjunction with the Australian National Fabrication Facility.