If you’re an industrial designer, engineer or have any interest in manufacturing, then this is one event that you’re surely not going to want to miss.

The Design for Manufacturing Summit is a one-day event that hyper-focuses on “Connecting industrial designers, product developers, makers, engineers and manufacturers for a more decentralized, leaner manufacturing ecosystem”. Trust us, this is Grade-A good stuff.

Last year’s event featured a variety of panels ranging from launching a hardware startup to the near future of 3D printing and next-generation CAD tools to lessons on lean manufacturing and Design for Automation.

This year will feature an equally-impressive lineup of speakers including Ian Ferguson of FormLabs, Kegan Schouwenburg of SOLS, Matthew Borgatti of Super-Releaser Robotics and Diego Tamburini of Autodesk, among many others.

Onshape’s Philip Thomas at last year’s Design for Manufacturing Summit

The event is just four hours long and is capped by a social hour at the end to talk one-on-one with each of the speakers – so if you go, get there on time!

Find out more over at the Design for Manufacturing Summit homepage and get a discounted SolidSmack ticket here.

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