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Unpicking the hype of 3D Printing

Unpicking the hype of 3D Printing


David ten Have visits our School of Engineering this week, to present a high-level tour of digital fabrication and 3D printing in particular.

David is Chief Operating Officer of Makey Makey, a creative hardware company.

David's presentation will unpick some of the hype, address some of the strengths, highlight the weaknesses and address some of the opportunities. The presentation will not focus on the technical process, but will look at the social, design and economic contexts.

David ten Have's previous role was as the CEO and Co-Founder of Ponoko, one of the first online digital fabrication services in the world. Ponoko offers 3D printing and laser cutting services online and focuses enabling designers to bring products to market quickly.

David has 8 years' experience in the field of digital fabrication, and he is also the Chairman of Conscious Consumers, a technical advisor to OtherMill and an advisor to Publons.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2014 Prestige Lecture
3D Printing: The Good, Bad and the Ugly
Speaker: David ten Have - COO of Makey Makey

Date: Monday 28 July 2014.

Time: 6pm refreshments for a 6.30pm talk start.

Location: P208, P-Block, Otara Road, Auckland

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