Formnext 2024: Call for Speakers starts - Medical technology, AI, robotics and much more in the stage programme

Following the successful premiere of the new multistage concept last year, Formnext is continuing its programme of lecture programme in 2024.

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This year, three stages will once again present current and future applications, technologies and overarching trends in the AM and AM and manufacturing industry will be discussed on three stages. Important key topics of the application, industry and technology stages include artificial intelligence in additive additive manufacturing, medical and dental technology, robotics and automation. and automation. The "Call for Speakers" starts immediately.

The multistage lecture programme is open to all trade fair visitors and thus promotes  the exchange of technologies and application knowledge within the industrial  industrial manufacturing sector. After all, discovering the latest technological developments, the expansion of specialist knowledge as well as networking and  exchange of experience are the most important goals of trade fair visitors. In addition to the exhibitors' presentations and networking events, specialist lectures are always confirmed as the most interesting trade fair activity. "This is another reason why this concept has  "This is another reason why this concept has proven successful, and we want to contribute and a sharpened range of topics so that additive manufacturing can establish itself in many more fields of application," explains Sascha F. Wenzler, Vice President Formnext at the organiser Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH.

For visitors, the various stages with presentations and panel discussions by leading and panel discussions provide an excellent insight and overview of the most important topics in the AM sector. This ranges from exciting applications from various industries from medicine to aerospace and the construction industry. construction industry. In addition, the latest technologies will be presented at the trade fair and important topics such as sustainability, the shortage of skilled labour and financing will be will be discussed.

Exciting and pioneering applications from various industries

The Application Stage presents exciting and forward-looking examples from various industries in thematic blocks with presentations on industry-related applications. These range from mechanical and plant engineering, the automotive industry, aerospace, electrical engineering and the packaging industry to tool and mould making, automation and robotics. A key topic here will be will be applications from the medical and dental sectors.

At the Industry Stage, industry experts and industry insiders will discuss current, influential topics such as sustainability and the industrialisation of AM. These and other key topics will be presented in a keynote speech, explored in greater depth in "Expert Insights" and insights" and discussed further in a "Panel Discussion". Additional topics of the Industry Stage are AI and the industrial metaverse, DfAM (Design for for AM), business cases, start-ups and funding as well as current meta-topics such as data management and data management and security, emerging technologies, skills shortages and supply chain supply chain resilience. 

The innovations and solutions of Formnext exhibitors will be presented on the Technology Stage. Innovations from the fields of software and digitalisation solutions, materials, AM systems, advanced process systems, quality management and metrology as well as services will be presented on all days of the trade fair. 

The call for speakers starts immediately. Proposals for contributions can be submitted by be submitted by 30 June 2024 at the latest via the Call for Speakers form. This and 
further information on the lecture programme can be found at


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