Explore North America's Leading Advanced Manufacturing Conference
Take your industry expertise a step further at the three-day, six-track conference. Featuring two Innovation Summits on smart manufacturing and 3D printing education — plus a four-track medtech conference — tailor your schedule to your specific needs with unlimited track hopping.
Offering a unique educational experience for professionals involved at any point in the advanced design and manufacturing industry — from R&D, design, and manufacturing engineers to C-suite executives and project managers — you'll access the strategies and techniques that can transform your production processes and help you get to market faster and more efficiently.
Innovation Summit Tracks
A must for engineering professionals working in the additive manufacturing space, this three-day conference will cover 3D printing with metal, the use of 3D printing in the medical arena, new technologies and materials, and more.
This year's smart manufacturing program features industry visionaries as they tackle crucial topics in this multi-billion dollar industry. Sessions will focus on collaborative robots, AI, machine learning, big data, sensing technologies, and Industrial IoT.
Track Topics at the MD&M Conference
This track highlights emerging technologies in the design and manufacturing industry and details how to apply them to new or existing medical devices.
Explore market trends to tailor medical devices for users while learning strategies to speed them to market and ensure adoption.
Get up-to-the-minute thinking in deep-dive sessions covering materials, testing, prototyping, manufacturing techniques, and more.
Access need-to-know updates and regulatory compliance topics, from FDA updates, to quality control, to the new EU regulations affecting products sold in Europe.
Top Five Reasons to Attend
Unlimited Track Hopping
Choose any session across all four tracks to build the agenda that's right for you. More than 85 hours of education!
Get up to speed on industry hot topics including robotics, artificial intelligence, trends in next-generation design, new materials, and regulatory and quality changes.
Learn from the brightest minds at top companies including Medtronic, Boston Scientific, BD, Mayo Clinic, Philips, Galen Robotics, and many more!
Make connections with serious professionals at networking lunches and a welcome reception for conference pass holders only.
Access Conference Slides
Only conference attendees will have access to the password-protected presentation materials used for the expert-led conference sessions.
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Tuesday & Wednesday, February 5-6
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 7
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.