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3D Printing – Industry Game Changer or Just the Latest Hype?

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3D Printing – Industry Game Changer or Just the Latest Hype?

By 18 October 2013No Comments

Events-2_page1_image15CREATe presented, as part of University of Strathclyde’s Internet Law Events Autumn 2013, “3D Printing – Industry Game Changer or Just the Latest Hype?” on 3rd December 2013 at the University of Strathclyde’s McCance Building.

3D printing is the talk of the steamie: will it create the next industrial revolution or expose us to the next wave of 3D real world piracy?

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What is 3D Printing?

Reproduce yourself with a 3D printer (BBC Click)

What is 3D Printing? (Science Museum on Youtube)

Will people need a 3D printer? (BBC News)

A panel of lawyers, technologists and economists considered the opportunities and stumbling blocks around 3D printing. This un-missable event, chaired by Lilian Edwards, Professor of E- Governance, University of Strathclyde, was the first of its kind in Scotland.

Speakers included:
• Simon Bradshaw, Barrister (Profile)
• Bruce Newlands, MAKLab Director, ARIAS RIBA FRSA (Profile)

Event Materials / Presentations

Simon Bradshaw’s Presentation [gview file=””]

Bruce Newlands’ Presentation [gview file=””]


5.30pm tea and biscuits for talk at 6pm; followed by a wine reception at 7.30pm

Location: Conservatory & MC301, McCance Building, University of Strathclyde (entrance on Richmond Street)

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