The Beginner’s Guide to 3D Printing

Event Phone: 204-480-3333

  • The Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing
    June 12, 2014
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

3D Printed ObjectsYou’ve heard about 3D printing, and people say that the technology can do some amazing things. But what is it good for, really? How much of what you hear is hype, and what’s reality? And how do 3D printers work?

Join us for The beginner’s guide to 3D printing, presented by Stephen McKendry-Smith of the Industrial Technology Centre. Learn what 3D printer can really do, and how this technology can work for you.

This session will provide you with a brief history of 3D printing, and a description of the various 3D printing technologies and how they work. You will also learn what they’re best used for, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. And we’ll finish off with a glimpse at the future of 3D printing.

If you are new to 3D printing, curious about the technology, or want a basic understanding of its capabilities, then you need to attend.

Attend this session to learn:

  • How 3D printers work
  • Practical applications
  • What 3D printing technologies exist
  • When to use 3D printing, and when not to

Presented by Stephen McKendry-Smith of the Industrial Technology Centre. Stephen is a Project Manager in the Advanced Technologies group at ITC. Since 2010, he has worked with technology partners to help introduce 3D printing technology to Manitoba manufacturers.

Seating is limited, so register early!

ITC thanks the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program for supporting this event.





Venue Phone: 204-480-3333

Venue Website:

200-78 Innovation Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3T 6C2

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