The ADMIRE project was established to reduce the skills gap between the Higher Educational institutions’ approach and industry’s needs in the field of additive manufacturing (AM). The application of AM is rapidly increasing and it is critical that the specialists trained by educational institutions come into the industry equipped with the right skills set. Therefore, this project, comprising eight partners from five European countries, developed and piloted various tools and techniques that aimed to build a strong relationship between all the parties interested in the successful implementation of AM. Examples include the development of a European master’s degree in Metal AM Engineering and an online hub where teachers, students, researchers and companies can connect and share information easily.
The ADMIRE Additive Manufacturing Symposium aims to provide an in-depth look at the project’s objectives, the relevant materials associated with their achievements and how can they be implemented.
The event will also include a presentation by Professor Stewart Williams on the need for AM education. Professor Williams is the director of the Welding Engineering and Laser Processing Centre at Cranfield University. He has nearly 30 years’ research experience and has published over 200 papers on laser processing of materials, welding and AM. His research primarily focuses on large scale wire based metal AM (WAAM). He is also interested in laser processing, residual stress control and dissimilar material joining.
Who should attend
AM supply chain companies, policy/decision makers, researchers, educators, students and members of public interested in additive manufacturing and its education.