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It’s an all-new SABEW Spring Conference where we’ll focus on the future of business news. You can count on big ideas and Ted-style talks, hands-on skills development and more time for member networking. It’s like nothing we’ve ever done. We promise you’ll go back to your newsrooms with plenty to share and use.

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Conference chairs are Lisa Gibbs, global business editor, Associated Press and Beth Hunt, director, editorial recruiting and development, American City Business Journals.

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Friday, April 28 • 10:15am - 11:15am
3D Printing: The Future of Manufacturing

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Curious about how 3D printing is poised to affect many aspects of the global economy? If so, this panel is for you. Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is creating new opportunities in product design, manufacturing, medicine, transportation and logistics networks, and global inventory and warehousing. In addition to redefining and reshaping global manufacturing, 3D printing is expected to create a path to re-establish local and sustainable manufacturing jobs. Come and ask about everything you ever wanted to know about 3D.

UPS sponsored content session. 

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Alan Amling

Vice president of corporate strategy, UPS
Alan Amling leads UPS’s Global On-Demand Manufacturing initiative, helping global companies leverage 3D Printing to take time, cost and carbon out of their supply chain.  He moved in to this role after serving as VP Marketing for UPS Logistics & Distribution.  Amling began his... Read More →
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Phillip DeSimone

Vice president of business development, Carbon3D
Phil DeSimone is a co-founder of Carbon3D, which builds 3D printers for manufacturers. DeSimone and the founding team started Carbon in a garage in 2013 and have since raised $140 million. In March, Carbon and Fast Radius became launch partners for a revolutionary high volume 3D printing... Read More →
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Gloria Griessman

Strategic advisor, Georgia Tech Research Institute
Gloria Griessman provides market assessment, commercialization strategy and industry partnership development to the Office of Industry Collaboration at the Georgia Tech Research Institute for emerging technologies,ranging from cyber security to 3D printing. She is also a business... Read More →
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Gil Perez

Senior vice president of sustainable industries; general manager, connective vehicles, SAP
Gil Perez is senior vice president digital assets & IoT; general manager connected vehicles & IoT security at SAP.  SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software with a strong focus on making 3D printing and on-demand manufacturing an integral part of the digital manufacturing... Read More →
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Rick Smith

Co-founder and CEO, Fast Radius
Rick Smith is one of world’s foremost authorities on innovation, leadership, and corporate transformation by disruptive technologies. As an entrepreneur, best-selling author, TED presenter, and frequent keynote speaker, Rick is an inspiring force for both individuals and companies... Read More →
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Sarah Webster

Global marketing director, EnvisionTEC
Sarah Webster is the Global Marketing Director for EnvisionTEC, a leading global provider of professional-grade 3D printers and materials. Founded in 2002, EnvisionTEC now sells more than 40 models of 3D printers to professional and industrial customers. Previously, Webster was the... Read More →

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Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today UPS, or United Parcel Service Inc., is a global company with one of the most recognized and... Read More →

Friday April 28, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Cascade Ballroom II The Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98101