The NAMIC Global Additive Manufacturing Summit debuts its virtual edition on 21-22 October 2020, as part of the automation and digital transformation narrative for enterprises looking to re-invent themselves post COVID-19.

Held in conjunction with the Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC – a Hannover Messe event, it will harness on ITAP’s world leading digital platform to connect with our global audience across industries. The two-day summit will dive into topics on how Additive Manufacturing is enabling a sustainable future for humanity, and powering emerging applications in new industries. AM technology has progressed tremendously in the last few years, with leading technology companies innovating and pioneering its adoption for the space age.

Leading speakers will share how additive manufacturing enables companies to be more agile and innovative – needed to power economic recovery and be future ready in a post COVID-19 world.

Global Additive Manufacturing Summit

Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday, 22 Oct 2020 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Day 1 Track: Sustainability
9.00 - 9.05am GAM 2020 OPENING
Opening Remarks by Emcee
9.05 - 9.15am Welcome Address
by Dr Ho Chaw Sing, Managing Director, NAMIC
9.15am - 9.30am Opening Address by Guest of Honour
Ms Low Yen Ling, Minister of State for Trade and Industry and Culture, Community and Youth
9.30 - 10.00am MOU Ceremony, Partnership, Alliance Announcement
10.00 - 10.15am

Keynote Presentation
The Transformative Role of Additive Manufacturing in Enabling a Sustainable Future in the Post-COVID World

A Global Perspective of the 3D Printing Industry to Accelerate Industry Wide Adoption

Keynote Speaker:
Mr Tan Kong Hwee, Executive Vice President, Singapore Economic Development Board

Post COVID-19: Resilience of Additive Manufacturing in the New Norm


Plenary: The Big Picture - Exploring the Making of Tomorrow with Circular Economy

  • The advantages of upcycling in overall perspective
  • Global warming and greenhouse effect
  • Opportunities of Sustainability Manufacturing and Urban Farming Solutions
10.15 - 10.30am

Going the Upcycling Way: Turning Waste Metals into Feedstock for AM Processes

  • Zooming into the market size for upcycling and turning waste into feedstock

Mr Phil Ward, CEO, Molyworks Material Corporation

10.30 - 10.45am Harvesting Used Fishing Nets as Materials for AM and New Product Development
  • The fundamental of trashion and redefine natural resources around us
  • The social enterprise factor (Community-centric)

Ms Sissi Chao, Founder, REMAKEHUB

10.45 - 11.00am

Sustainable Manufacturing and Food Production for a Greener Future

  • The transformation of the practice in sustainable manufacturing and urban farm solutions

Mr David Tan, Managing Director, Netatech Group

11.00 - 11.30am

Moderated Panel Discussions (Q&As)
How does recycling or the sustainable green networks and their respective resources differ across the globe?

Moderated by: Mr John Barnes, Founder and Managing Director, Barnes Global Advisors

11.30am End of Session
11.45 - 12.00pm

Additive Manufacturing - A Path to Sustainable Success

  • Facilitating sustainability in the AM industry through rigorous research using Life Cycle Assessment

Ms Sherry Handel, Executive Director, AMGTA

12.00 - 12.15pm

Is 3D Printing a Clean Technology? How can it Impact Sustainable Manufacturing and Consumption?

  • Sharing of Siemens automation and software offerings along the complete value chain of AM machine builder and end customers

Dr Karsten Heuser, Vice President (Additive Manufacturing), Siemens, AG

12.15 - 12.30pm

Accelerating the New Digital Transformation of Additive Manufacturing Towards Advanced and Emerging Applications

  • How does the nTop platform contribute and transform the businesses during the pandemic and beyond?
  • The top 5 interesting applications on nTop platform that you should not miss

Dr Blake Perez, APAC Sales, nTopology

12.30 - 1.00pm

Moderated Panel Discussion (Q&As)
How would you redefine the sustainability efforts within the Additive Manufacturing industry?

Moderated by: Ms Nora Toure, Founder, Women in 3D Printing

1.00pm End of Session
Day 2 Track: Emerging Applications
The Future of Additive Manufacturing: Entering the New Age of Emerging Applications
12.00 - 12.15pm The Space X-Influence: The Ticket to Space
  • Perspectives: SG's Forward Plans within the Space Industry
  • Opportunities of Additive Manufacturing within the Space Sector

Mr Jonathan Hung, Executive Chairman, Singapore Space & Technology Limited

12.15am - 12.30pm The Next Revolution: 3D-Printed Habitats Made-In-Space
  • Transformation of the Homebuilding Since Middle Ages
  • Extend the Habitat beyond Earth

Ms Anna Cheniuntai, CEO & Founder, Apis Cor

12.30 - 12.45pm

Exploring the New Frontier in Space Technologies and Business

  • The rise of future space technologies and its developments
  • The hidden potential - Gearing for the greater adoption of AM innovations and technologies in the Space Sector

Mr Adam Gilmour, CEO, Gilmour Space

12.45 - 1.15pm

Moderated Panel Discussion (Q&A)
A DECADE OF DISRUPTION: Exponential Growth within the Space Sector

Moderated by: Mr Aditya Chandavarkar, Co-Founder, Indian 3D Printing Network

1.15pm End of Session
1.30 - 1.45pm

Bon Appetit! Cell-based Seafood for a Clean, Sustainable Future

  • How cell-based seafood and 3D printing will minimise greenhouse effects and global warming
  • The difference between cell-based and plant-based seafood

Dr Ling Ka Yi, Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Shiok Meats

1.45 - 2.00pm

Advancing Patient Care with 3D Printed Food

  • The value proposition of 3D printed food in the healthcare industry with a specific target audience (age-care)

Ms Gladys Wong, Senior Principal Dietitian, KTPH

2.00 - 2.15pm

3D-Printed Personalised Nutrition Food

  • The value of personalised products versus mass production
  • How 3D Printing can unlock personalisation and disrupt the healthcare industry

Ms Melissa Snover, CEO & Founder, Nourish3d

2.15 - 2.45pm

Moderated Panel Discussion (Q&As)
The challenges to commercialise and encourage adoption of 3D printed food

Moderated by :Mr Joris Peels, Executive Editor,

2.45 - 3.00pm Closing Remarks
3.00pm End of Session