TCT Conference / Introducing Stage（South Hall 4）
Jan. 29, 2020 (Wed.)
Session 1： AM GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
【Organizer】JTB Communication Design / Rapid News Publications
【Time】10:20-12:15 Pre-Registration not required Free
Speakers from JAPAN, Europe and USA will deliver a truly global perspective ensuring your time out of the workplace will be of maximum value.（Simultaneous interpretation）
Session 1：【10：20-12：15, 29th Jan.】AM GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
Session 2：【10：20-12：20, 30th Jan.】STANDARDIZATION, BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS
Session 3：【10：20-11：50, 31st Jan.】DfAM / AM APPLICATIONS
Rapid News Publications
Mr. Duncan Wood
Duncan Wood has been Chief Executive Officer of Rapid News Communications Group since 2017.Duncanhas over 23 yearsexperiencein publishing starting with Miller Freeman (now UBM) in 1996.He joined Rapid News originally in 1997 as a Sales Manager on Rapid News Magazine, taking a lead role on the magazine and the TCT Show through to 2002. Between 2002-2005 he worked with Nottingham based QMJ Publishing and as Sales Manager for then start-up Pure Insight, a provider of professional development solutions to help Innovation. In 2005 after a successful stint in this role he returned to Rapid News to take up the role of Director of Sales across the TCT portfolio. He was appointed to board in 2008, taking the role of Managing Director of the Events Division in 2010 and in early 2012 was appointed Chief Operating Officer. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Studies from the University of Portsmouth.
FACTS, FIGURES AND FUTURE: Current Status of AM in the US and Europe
Vice President Global Analysis and Research
Mr. Chris Connery
Mr Connery has over twenty-eight (28) years experience in global business and market intelligence, mostly focused on IT and IT-adjacent technologies. Having participated in the industry both from the inside (in various hardware Product Development, Product Management and Product Marketing roles), as well as externally (developing tracking and forecasting methodologies for leading global Market Research firms) his main areas of expertise are in market sizing and forecasting. In his current capacity at the 35-year old, UK-based Market Intelligence firm CONTEXT, he is particularly focused on the global Additive Manufacturing/3D Printer market and his expertise is often cited across the globe in industry articles and conference presentations alike. In 2018 alone, he presented at industry forums in China, Germany, the UK and the US.
CONTEXT will present its most recent quarterly findings for global printer shipments by process by region. Key comparisons will be made between Western and Eastern companies and Western and Easter end-markets. CONTEXT will also present its latest detailed forecast by process.
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Yano Research Institute
Ms. Hiroko Koyama
Panel Session: How Can AM Technologies Improve the Japanese Manufacturing Industry?
Rapid News Publications
Mr. Daniel O'Connor
When Daniel O'Connor started at Rapid News in 2013, the 3D printing hype train was approaching full-speed. The learning curve was steep but Dan's time in various editorial roles gave him a deeper understanding of the technology and its many applications. Now as Head of Content, Dan is responsible for the integrity and output of TCT's numerous content channels.