November 18-20, 2020 / Hall 5, KINTEX 1

November 18-20, 2020 / SEOUL

2020 SPEAKERS

※ 2020 speakers are subject to changes with further notices.

Abhinav Singhal

Chief Strategy Officer
Thyssenkrupp

Abhinav Singhal is the Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer for Asia Pacific. He is responsible for identifying and shaping growth opportunities across all thyssenkrupp companies in the Asia Pacific region. He is actively involved in leading digitalization initiatives for the group and is the board member for thyssenkrupp Innovations, which is responsible for building the additive manufacturing business in Asia Pacific. He is the author of the whitepaper on “AM: Adding Up Growth Opportunities for ASEAN” in partnership with NAMIC, Singapore and is also a task force member of World Economic Forum Digital ASEAN working group. Prior to joining thyssenkrupp, Abhinav led the strategy team at Dell Technologies, where he was involved in defining Dell’s digitalization strategy. He has also worked with McKinsey & Company for several years and in his last role was an Associate Partner, where he advised Energy and Industrial businesses on their strategy and operations, in markets across the world. Abhinav has a MBA (Gold Medal) in Finance & Strategy from XLRI, India and a Bachelor of Technology (Gold Medal) in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Varanasi, India.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | 3D Printing for Industrial Applications
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Henrik Lund-Nielsen

Founder & General Manager
COBOD International A/S

Henrik Lund-Nielsen is the founder and General Manager of COBOD International A/S, a globally leading company within 3D construction printing constantly making headlines in the construction and 3D printing press. COBOD among others 3D printed The BOD, the first building in Europe in 2017, sold the largest 3D construction printer in the world with a length of 27 meters to The Middle East and recently entered into a long term collaboration agreement with GE Renewable Energy for the 3D printing of record tall concrete windmill towers. In 2015-17, as the project manager for a government supported project, Henrik Lund-Nielsen led a 3 years research project into the global State of the Art of 3D construction. Henrik Lund-Nielsen is a frequent speaker on 3D construction printing in particular, where he is considered to be one of the leading experts globally.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | State of the Art of 3D Printing of Buildings and Concrete Structures
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Les Kalman

Assistant Professor
Schulich Dentistry

Les completed his DDS and GPR at Western University. His practice focused on digital dentistry, implants and hospital dentistry at Strathroy-Middlesex General Hospital. Kalman is an assistant professor in restorative dentistry and Chair of the outreach program. Kalman researches medical devices, has published over 40 articles, holds two patents and has translated several technologies. He is an active member of the Standard Council of Canada and serves on the Board of Directors for University of Western Ontario Faculty Association & the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry. He has been recognized as an Academic Associate Fellow (American Academy of Implant Dentistry), Fellow, Master and Diplomate (International Congress of Oral Implantologists), Fellow (Academy of Osseointegration), Schulich Alumni of Distinction and received the Merck Patients First award.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | Using AM for Dental Applications: Necessity or Novelty?
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Carlos Banon

Co-Founder
Director of AIRLAB Singapore

Carlos Banon is an Architect based in Singapore, specialized in Digital Processes and Advanced Manufacturing methods. He is Director and Co-founder of AIRLAB Singapore, Partner of Subarquitectura Architects, and Assistant Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Design at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. He holds a M.Arch. with Extraordinary Distinction. He also held visiting professorships at MIT and EPFL. His research projects span from 3D Printing in the built environment (3DPA), Geometric Exploration for Sustainable Space Making (GESSM), Artificial Intelligence in structural design, and Affordable Housing. His work has been selected for the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2018 and 2020, and has won international awards such as Design of the Year Prize by the London Design Museum, the Gold and Silver Medal given by the International Paralympic and Olympic Committees, two Spanish Biennial Prizes, the Mies Van der Rohe Prize nomination, the German Design Award 2020, four SG Marks (Singapore Good Design), two Singapore Design Awards Finalist, and selected as one of the Iconic designs by the German Design Council in 2020. His recent work AIRMESH is nominated to the Singapore PD*A President Design Award 2020 and Winner of the ICONIC Awards by the German Design Council.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | AIRMESH: First Functional Stainless-Steel 3D Printed Space Frame Structure in Singapore
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Guy J. Ofek

Head of Additive Manufacturing Business Development Asia
GF Machining Solutions

Guy J. Ofek is a seasoned and highly experienced sales, channel and business development executive, who spent the passing 17 years managing technology sales and driving distribution channels across Asia and the Pacific. Mr. Ofek, started his professional career as an Attorney, and switched to international sales & business development, following 7 years of practice. In 2008, while living in Singapore, Guy started the distribution in Asia of Solido (LOM based 3D printers vendor) and soon after, joined Objet Geometries - as Territory Manager in charge of SEA. Guy then went on to lead the company's Global Accounts in the Asia, and following the merger with Stratasys, moved to Seoul and took the leadership over Stratasys' Strategic Accounts in Korea and Japan. Guy was a proud of resident of Seoul from 2014 to 2020, and earlier this year moved back to Singapore. In his current position with GF Machining Solutions, he is tasked with driving the company's metal AM business across Asia, in line with GF's mission to enable seamless integration between up-stream processes (design, print-prep & printing) and down-stream post processes (Milling, EDM), clearing the way for a single optimized workflow and full realization of Factory of the Future.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | Integrated and Optimized Metal Additive Product Workflow
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Alan Yu

Application Engineering Manager
Markforged - APAC

Alan Yu, application engineering manager in APAC has been promoting new technologies in Asia Pacific region over 12+ years with 7 years in additive technologies. He has gained extension knowledge in helping manufacturer to adopt additive in prototyping, toolings and production application. Alan had a master’s degree in engineering management. Prior joining Markforged, Alan worked in regional role in multinational companies like Stratasys, Siemens and GE.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | How AI can fill the Gap of Additive Manufacturing
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Sang Joon Park

Founder and CEO
Medical IP

Sang Joon Park is Founder and CEO of MEDICALIP. MEDICALIP, established in 2015, is a spin-off venture company from Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) and one of leading companies in the global healthcare industry which has been listed as Hype Cycle for 3D Printing and Healthcare Providers by Gartner for 2 consecutive years. MEDICALIP received 3rd FDA and CE approval for the issue of medical 3D printing SW (class 2) in 2019 after Materialise and 3D SYSTEMS. Dr. Park graduated in computer science at the school for engineering. He then went to college of medicine of Seoul National University to obtain his Master and PhD degree in Interdisciplinary Program in Radiation Applied Life Science. He was an expert in 3D medical imaging for developing CT/MRI-based imaging biomarker. He is currently a professor and vice director at the Medical Device Innovation Center of SNUH as well. He helps researchers and medical device company for performing easy clinical trials with medical doctors. He has acted as an international reviewer and editor in medical imaging society as well as a committee member of ASTM International and ISO/TC 261 Additive Manufacturing with a goal of improving clinical outcomes using 3D medical imaging and printing technologies. MEDICALIP provides AI-powered medical imaging sw technologies for enabling superior surgical planning for surgeons and doctors, assisting in decision of optimal doctor-patient communication, and also serving as an effective training and educational tool with 3D printing.
Session
DAY 1: November 18 | PM 2:10 - PM 2:50, AI-powered 3D printing technology enables possibility to save lives
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Blake Teipel

CEO and Co-founder
Essentium

Blake is the CEO and Co-founder of Essentium, an award-winning manufacturing hardware company creating essential solutions for a productive and prosperous world. Essentium is a global leader in the material extrusion 3D printing space working with both large and small enterprises on a variety of interesting problems across all industry sectors. Blake holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Texas A&M University, where he launched two other startups. He holds multiple patents and has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles. A native of central Colorado, Blake enjoys watching sports, traveling with his family, woodworking, mountain biking, golf and is an avid skier.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | Scaling to Production with 3D Printing
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Shinhu Cho

Sr. Research Engineer
Hyundai Motor Group

Shinhu Cho has worked for 5 years in Hyundai Motor Group as a senior research engineer after he got the Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Cho has developed the new materials and printing processes and tried to expand the possibility of additive manufacturing in the automotive industry. Recently, Cho is focusing on the AI-driven topology optimization for DfAM (Design for Additive manufacturing).
Session
DAY 1: November 18 | PM 1:30 - PM 2:10, Automotive Parts Production using 3D Printing Technology
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Blake Perez

APAC Sales Manager
nTopology

Dr. Blake Perez manages nTopology’s APAC business and presence as the company grows to address great growth of the AM sector in the region. He is a mechanical engineer with a PhD from the SUTD-MIT International Design Centre in Singapore and is a manufacturing specialist with experience from semiconductor to oil & gas with a focus on Design for Additive Manufacturing.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | Digital Engineering Tools for the Future of Design and Manufacturing
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Simon Lee

Regional Director
AM Ventures

Simon Lee joined AM Ventures in January 2019 as Regional Director Asia. Simon acts as AM Ventures’ representative and technology scout in Asia Pacific. He has always been fascinated by entrepreneurship, the creation and pursuit of visions and the identification of business challenges and their solutions. In the early stage of his career, he gained experience in the Startup Scene as a founder of the company “Hi-Globe” in the Korean energy sector. Besides, Simon was a founding member of “3Developer”, an internal startup of Mirae International, the starting point of his career in the Additive Manufacturing industry. Before joining AM Ventures, Simon acted as Sales Manager for EOS GmbH in Korea where he gained substantial professional experience and built up a large network in the Additive Manufacturing industry. Simon holds a degree in Japanese (Major) and Business Administration (Minor) as well as five times an honor scholarship from Hankuk University for Foreign Studies, Korea. During his studies Simon run his own trading business for more than 2 years which successfully provided him opportunities of business practices beyond the lectures in class.
Session
DAY 1: November 18 | PM 3:50 - PM 4:25, The Role of Startups in the AM industry
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Hakon Ellekjaer

Head of Venture
Wilhelmsen Ships Service

Hakon Ellekjaer is shipping and previous management consulting professional with a strong track record from transformation projects and digital ventures. Passionate about innovation and transformation – developing and bringing innovative products, solutions and services to the maritime industry. Working collaboratively with domestic and international stakeholders and counterparts - including ecosystems with technology partners, regulators and customers. As Head of Venture – 3D Printing, he is fulfilling the vision to disrupt the supply chain for marine parts. Together with technology partners. They have the ambition to provide a quality assured platform for digital inventory and on-demand ordering of spare parts - nearly eliminating all the expenses and time constraints associated with traditional supply chain and part production.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | 3D Printing in the Maritime Industry
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Hon Yi

Co-Founder & VP
Tytus3D

Hon S. Yi is Co-Founder and VP of Business Development of Tytus3D. Tytus3D is the total Metal 3D Printing solution provider in Silicon Valley. Currently, he is advisor for several start-ups and manufacturing companies having interests in 3D printing in Silicon Valley. He served as CEO, co-founder, and executive in several start-ups including robotics, 3D printing, telecom, IT and so on in Silicon Valley for 20 years. And he set up and managed local branch offices and manufacturing partners in China, Korea, Taiwan, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina. Prior to several start-ups, he started his career in LG International.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | The Current Status of 3DP in North America and 3DP amid Pandemic
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Travis Groshoske

Solutions Engineer
VELO3D

Travis has over 12 years of experience in the manufacturing of heat exchangers and more than 5 years of additive manufacturing of heat exchangers for the Aerospace market. He is well-versed in traditional manufacturing technologies such as welding and brazing. At VELO3D, Travis supports the Aviation and Power Turbine market segment by working with customers to create innovative solutions that benefit from a SupportFree printing process. Prior to joining VELO3D, Travis worked at the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) where he oversaw their laser powderbed fusion systems (LPBF) systems.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | Increasing the Efficiency of High-pressure Systems in Aviation through 3D Metal Printing
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Seungkyun(Chris) Kim

Business Development Manager
EOS Korea

Since November 2016, Chris Kim has been responsible for the application, consulting and technical support in the APAC for EOS. The main objective is to support application and technology of additive manufacturing (AM) to customers and to develop an AM application in various industries including but not limited to aerospace, automotive, medical, defense, tooling and many more. Through AM innovations, Chris wants to help customers achieve cost saving, freedom of design and reduction of production time.
Session
DAY 1: November 18 | PM 4:25 - PM 5:00, Industrialization of Metal Additive Manufacturing in Reality
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Kuk-Hyun Han

Head of R&D Center and President
Samyoung Machinery

Dr. Han is the head of R&D Center and president of Samyoung and is focusing on innovating manufacturing process technology by combining 3D printing. In particular, he has developed a hybrid process solution incorporating sand 3D printing technology into the metal casting process in order to advance root technology, and is actively applying it to mass production of key engine parts of Samyoung. He also succeeded in launching equipment optimized for manufacturing industry sites by developing its own binder jetting sand 3D printer and binder system. Dr. Han is a member of the board of directors of the National Research Council of Science and Technology, the highest decision-making body of the 25 Government-funded Research Institutes, and serves as a member of the board of directors of the Korea Foundry Society. Han has been a principal engineer at Samsung Electronics, a director at Samsung UX Center America & Think Tank Team, and a visiting scientist at MIT Media Lab. In 2019, Dr. Han won the Minister's Award from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy in recognition of his contribution to the commercialization of 3D printing technology and won the Prime Minister's Award for being the number one organization in the National Root Technology Competition. Recently, Samyoung was selected as one of the 100 Hidden Champions in Materials·Components·Equipment by the Ministry of SMEs.
Session
DAY 1: November 18 | AM 11:10 - AM 11:50, Manufacturing Process Innovation using 3D Printing Technology
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Michel Bielecki

CEO
GobiX

Michel Bielecki is a MedTech and AI application specialist with extensive entrepreneurial experience. Michel co-founded GobiX during the peak of the pandemic in early 2020 as a way to solve the local COVID-19 test shortage in Switzerland by developing custom 3-D printed test swabs. At the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, he also started conducting a variety of studies on COVID-19 together with the Swiss Armed Forces and led the nationwide testing of recruits. He was recently commissioned to serve as the youngest to date Chief Medical Officer of a NATO base in Kosovo, where he helped formulate and implement safety measures within military bases and on a government level. Michel is currently working on a variety of COVID studies at the Institute for Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute in Zurich.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | From the Shortage of COVID-19 Test Kits to a Med-tech Start-up; The Power of Innovation to Disrupt How We See Humanitarian Aid
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Patrice Gobat

CTO
GobiX

Patrice Gobat is a 3D printing specialist with extensive work experience in production management and process optimization. In addition to co-founding Gobix and acting as CTO, he is also a research and development engineer at Heberlein AG. Patrice was formerly a product development engineer at Wyss Zürich, where he led the design, development and implementation of an exoskeleton that is currently used for academic teaching of medical undergraduate at ETH Zurich. He also acted as a production manager for AMZ Racing and is currently finishing his Master in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on robotics and medical engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | From the Shortage of COVID-19 Test Kits to a Med-tech Start-up; The Power of Innovation to Disrupt How We See Humanitarian Aid
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Laila Montaser

Head of Clinical Pathology
Medicine Menoufia University

Prof. Laila Montaser is head of Clinical Pathology, Prof. of Clinical and Chemical Pathology, Chief Scientist, Chair, Stem Cell, Regenerative Medicine, Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering (SRNT) Research Group. She served as the Head, Founder leader of Clinical Pathology Department, and Founder of Regenerative Medicine, application of Nano medicine and Tissue Engineering at Menoufia Faculty of Medicine. Prof. Montaser has authored more than 100 articles and technical papers and has given more than 20 keynote presentations on four continents. Montaser has ten served as a featured speaker at events held at Egypt and has appeared on many television and radio programs. She is the nominator of Council of Menoufia University to TWAS prize in Medical Sciences and to award of Nano Science Research Excellence. She gained 4 Awards: - Gold Medal of perfect and Certificate of Excellence for the best pupil in Alexandria Governorate from Egyptian Feast of Science. - Medal of Merit from Egyptian Medical Syndicate in 1986, 1998, and 2002. She supervised more than 44 M. Sc. theses and 13 Doctorate theses. She has made Faculty of Medicine a hub at Menoufia University. She is uniquely trained and situated and has a philosophy on how to manage research specifically with Stem Cell, Regenerative Medicine, Nano medicine and Tissue Engineering.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | Application of 3D Printing in Regenerative Medicine
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Julien Cohen

Application Engineer
3DEO

Julien Cohen leads application engineering at 3DEO, the highest volume metal 3D printing supplier in the world. 3DEO uses Intelligent Layering®, its patented binder-based metal additive process, to supply production metal components to the aerospace, medical, defense, and industrial sectors. Previously Julien’s focus was on industrializing the laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF) process for aerospace products as Lead Engineer at Eaton's Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence. There he lead programs which delivered production flying hardware for commercial aviation and defense applications. Julien has shipped projects across a range of regulated industries including rocket propulsion, commercial aviation, turbomachinery, medical devices, and thermal management systems. He maintains a research focus alongside his industrial work, including academic publications and contributions to federal programs such as America Makes, CEED, and SBIR. He holds an M.S. from The University of Texas at Austin and a B.S. in from The University of Michigan in mechanical engineering.
Session
DAY 2: November 19 | 3DEO’s Intelligent Layering® and the Production 3D Printing Revolution
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Heungkee Kim

Sr. Pre-Sales Application Engineer
Stratasys

Kim has been working in various roles at Stratasys for the last 9 years, primarily focused on working with customers to drive 3D printing applications in many industry segments. He has experience with manufacturing using 3D printing and pushing the boundaries of AM to solve complicated design and manufacturing challenges. He has worked in Hong Kong, Shanghai and now is based in Seoul and is a passionate evangelist for 3D printing adoption in the professional workflow.
Session
DAY 1: November 18 | AM 11:50 - PM 12:30, Stratasys Solutions for Efficient Product Design Process
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Hyeyoung Hwang

President
AAM

Hye-young Hwang, President of AAM Co., Ltd., is a veteran of the IT/High Tech industry with 20 years of experience in marketing, sales, and business development in the global software and hardware sectors. As the head of Stratasys Korea since July 2017, she has been in charge of overall Stratasys business in Korea. In order to carry out the mission of applying additive manufacturing technology more actively in 2019, she established a company specializing in AM technology and is striving to provide professional services for additive technology in Korea. After joining Stratasys in October 2015 as the general manager of MakerBot Korea, Hwang successfully led the business and served as the branch manager in charge of Stratasys' domestic business from July 2017 to September 2019. Prior to joining Stratasys Korea, Hwang had worked for Dassault Systems Korea, a world-renowned 3D solution company, at its Singapore branch for more than a decade in various duties to expand its brand, including solidworks marketing, business development and sales, in recognition of its outstanding work skills. In addition, she has marketing and sales experience in several multinational software and hardware companies. As a representative of AAM Co., Ltd., a company specializing in additive processing technology solutions and application services, Hwang is currently taking lead in helping domestic 3D printer-using customers to produce faster and more cost-effective prototypes, production aids, and final use parts and improve product development processes by utilizing 3D CAD data, and is making great efforts to expand the ecosystem related to additive manufacturing technology.
Session
DAY 1: November 18 | AM 10:30 - AM 11:10, Global Trends in AM Technology and Applications of Smart Factory
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Jackie (JinWook) Kim

Country Manager, Korea
Formlabs

Before joining Formlab's Korean branch, Kim Jin-wook had 25 years of business experience at multinational global IT companies such as Microsoft (executive director), Oracle (executive director), Symantec and VERITAS (director), and served as Korean executives for 17 years. He is an expert on overseas companies' advancement into Korea and is working to find a business model that co-exists with promising solutions from overseas and technical skills of Korean companies. In addition, the company is currently striving to revitalize domestic and foreign venture businesses with doctoral programs in the field of venture management.
Session
DAY 1: November 18 | PM 2:50 - PM 3:30, Digital Manufacturing Revolution Case Study - 4th Industrial Revolution & 3D Printing Solutions
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