Inside 3D Printing returns to Sydney!

The Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo has quickly grown to become the largest professional 3D printing event series worldwide. Taking place May 9-11, 2018, Inside 3D Printing Sydney will feature two days of conference sessions led by top industry experts, plus three days of exhibitions presenting the latest 3D printers, solutions and services. Session topics will explore innovative ways to apply additive manufacturing to meet industrial and commercial needs across the full range of industries including rapid prototyping, product development, medicine, manufacturing, food, automotive, metals, software, and more. What will be the top use cases for 3D Printing over the next five years? Which regions will see the strongest growth? Join us in Sydney for comprehensive coverage and analysis on where the 3D printing industry is today and what business opportunities are on the horizon. Whether you’re an additive manufacturing veteran or new to 3D printing, don’t miss the chance to stake your claim in the 3D printing business boom.

Conference Chair

Dr. Jennifer Loy is Professor of Product Design at the University of Technology Sydney and research theme leader for Advanced Technology Digital Fabrication across Design, Architecture and Building. Jennifer’s research is focused on design for additive manufacturing (3D Printing) for commercial and creative product. Her work spans industrial and clinical product, though to digital fashion. She has a particular interest on the impact of disruptive design on business models, product service systems, stakeholder relationships, supply chains and production systems. She has a PhD in Industrial Design and experience in design for mass production in the UK and Australia.

Who Should Attend?

  • Academicians
  • Architects
  • Artists & Makers
  • Automotive Professionals
  • Aviation Innovators
  • Engineers
  • Fashion & Jewelry Designers
  • Food Professionals
  • Industrial Designers
  • Inventors & Technologists
  • Investors & Entrepreneurs
  • Lawyers & IP Attorneys
  • Manufacturers & Prototype Specialists
  • Medical, Dental, & Prosthetic Specialists
  • Plastics & Metal Engineers
  • Software Developers

Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Media Partners


Bilby 3D is a professional company, with a 17 year history of excellence in service, support and distribution. We specialise in 3D Printers and Scanners (and all parts and consumables for these machines), for Australian education, and small to medium sized Australian businesses.

We are the Australian Distributors for WaspProject Deltawasp printers. From producing one of the fastest printers in the world printing at speeds of 1000mm/s to being able to print HUGE objects over 1m x 1m x 1m DeltaWasp has positioned themselves in the forefront of 3D printing technology. Made in Italy since 2003.

Emona’s additive manufacturing solutions cover 3D printing in plastics, composites, carbon fibre, metals, electronics and biologics. Markforged prints parts reinforced with composite fibres such as carbon fibre, Kevlar and fiberglass to achieve truly high strength parts. The Markforged Metal X prints metal parts using a bound metal filament which are then sintered in a furnace fusing the metal powder into solid metal. Optomec LENS systems use high powered lasers together with powdered metals to build fully dense structures and hybrid systems with integrated CNC machine tools. Optomec Aerosol Jet series where liquid inks are aerosolized and the droplets are aerodynamically focused to a micron-scale point on the target substrate in up to 5 axis. Airwolf 3D for FFF plastics printing in over 40 materials with professional features including an enclosed chamber, auto-leveling, and high-temperature dual printing in over 40 materials. Sintratec for SLS nylon printing allowing complex objects to be printed without the need for additional support structures, including free form moveable parts. Nano Dimension for the world’s first multilayer PCB printer for rapid prototyping, depositing one conductive and one dielectric material to build a complete multilayer PCB.

Established in 2002 and located in Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, Shenzhen eSUN Industrial Co., Ltd. is a high-tech enterprise specializing in researching, developing, producing and operating degradable polymer materials, such as PLA and Polymorph. eSUN own three different R&D centers, which specialized in material syntheses, modification and application. Since 2007, eSUN has began to research 3D printing material , so far, eSUN successfully developed PLA,ABS,PVA(water soluble support) , conductive, HIPS, PA, Polymorph, and PC filament etc. With the exclusive professional formulas and professional production lines, eSUN 3D filament is characterized by absolutely round shape, accurate diameter,high tenacity, uniform color shade and stable melting point. “ Best Quality, Reasonable Price ” is eSUN ‘s long-term insistent policy. Just because of these, eSUN 3D filament is very popular in this market, so eSUN successfully established the stable relationships with many famous 3D printer manufacturers, distributors home and abroad.

FLIR Systems is the world leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of thermal imaging systems for a wide variety of commercial, industrial and government applications. With nearly 3500 employees and more than 1.5 billion US dollars consolidated annual turnover a year, these make FLIR the largest manufacturer of commercial thermal imaging cameras in the world. FLIR’s vision is to be “The World’s Sixth Sense” by leveraging thermal imaging and adjacent technologies to provide innovative, intelligent solutions for security and surveillance, environmental and condition monitoring, outdoor recreation, machine vision, navigation, and advanced threat detection. FLIR thermal imaging systems use state-of-the-art infrared imaging technology that detects infrared radiation – or heat for creating a crisp image. It allows advanced algorithms to read correct temperature values. FLIR designs and manufactures all of the critical technologies inside its products, including detectors, electronics, and special lenses itself. FLIR is not only committed to providing the best camera, but also offering the best software, service and training to suit any thermal imaging need. There is fully guaranteed for buying or renting an infrared camera from FLIR Systems Australia. No matter where you are in Australia, New Zealand or PNG, FLIR Systems Australia will support for all your thermography and thermal/ night version needs. 

Designers, Engineers, Manufacturers, Educators Are you planning your next 3D printer investment? If the answer is yes - you’ll want to make the very best choice for your business. Don't purchase outdated technology, be the first to learn about the new HP Jet Fusion 3D printer Prototype and manufacture durable parts with engineering-grade materials - in a fraction of the time

Konica Minolta is a global provider of integrated business solutions that delivers innovation through digital manufacturing and automation solutions. Through our business activities, we strive to contribute to society. We offer a wide range of leading solutions that helping manufacturers improve efficiency, deliver advanced products to their market faster, and improve workflows through automation, integration and collaboration. Partnering with 3D Systems, our 3D Solutions covers the widest range of 3D technologies, materials, and manufacturing applications in Australia. Our range of autonomous mobile robots and smart systems from Mobile Industrial Robots delivers enhanced efficiencies for lean and agile environments, through a safe and scalable platform. Konica Minolta Australia delivers industry leading professional support and financial services, through both our global infrastructure, and our wide local network of offices and dealers.

RAM3D is a market leader in additive manufacturing focusing on selective laser melting (SLM) in titanium, stainless steel and inconel metal alloy powders and offers one of the very few commercial SLM facilities in the Southern Hemisphere. They currently print in the following metals, Titanium 64 (Ti 6AI 4V) the most common titanium alloy used for medical and aerospace applications. A 15-5-PH Stainless Steel - a high strength stainless steel with a food grade Stainless Steel 316 which is used in the food sector, marine and diary industries. Inconel 718, which is a nickel super alloy used for high temperature applications such as some firearm suppressors used in the defence sector. RAM3D works with its clients to improve the design of production parts and prototypes. It also uses additive manufacturing to make these parts in a more efficient and cost-effective manner. RAM3D is collaborating with companies as far as the UK and the products manufactured at the Tauranga centre are used around the world. The diversity of the parts RAM3D manufactures ranges from inconel suppressors for Oceania Defence for the defence sector, to customised handlebar extensions for the New Zealand Olympics cycling team, as well as titanium lugs for high-end Australian custom bike maker Bastion Cycles. Their services include metal 3d printing, design/consultation and polishing options.

Renishaw is one of the world's leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. It is also a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing (also referred to as metal 3D printing), where it is the only UK business that designs and makes industrial machines which ‘print' parts from metal powder. The Renishaw Group currently has more than 70 offices in 35 countries, with over 4,000 employees worldwide. Around 2,800 people are employed within the UK where the company carries out the majority of its research and development and its manufacturing.

As one of Australia's leading independent vendors of 3D print, 3D scan and design technologies, Thinglab provides product sales, professional services and support for businesses across Australia. We pride ourselves on providing best in class solutions and workflows for a wide range of industries and applications. With over 10 years experience in the Australian 3D technology market we have established partnerships with industry leading brands and built a reputation for providing high quality service and support. The talented Thinglab team is a major key to our success, we've been able to draw on the best creative and technical skills available to provide outstanding solutions and services.

TRINITY is far superior to any competitors 3D Printer. Our advanced delta robot geometry enables greater speed and accuracy. True multi material printing and the ability to print high performance polymers. Wireless Raspberry Pi3 and webcam, NOW you can control and watch your 3D printer from anywhere! Supplied with Simplify3D Software. Australian Made -Raspberry Pi3 powered -7 Inch colour touch screen -Repetier Server control from anywhere -Intergrated webcam -Dual feeders into single extruder - Zero offset for perfect automatic colour changes -Large 250x400mm build size -Heated bed -Temperature controlled chamber -Silent operation -Auto compensating geared feeders for reliability -High temp all metal dual hotends 0.4mm ST swappable nozzle sizes -High speed side channel cooling fan for steep overhangs -Upto 400mm/s travel speed -Layer resolution from 20 micron upto 300 micron

3D Printing Systems is the exclusive distributor of the UP 3D printers from TierTime in Australia and NZ. We pride ourselves in providing the best desktop 3D printers and scanners to schools across Australia at an affordable cost, as well as maintaining outstanding levels of service & local support for our teachers and students. Apart from 3D printers, we offer detailed STEM curriculum kits, with planned lessons guided by a workbook for both students and teachers. We aim to not only provide 3D printing solutions but to also educate people on the importance of safety when operating 3D printers. Our team has built an unrivaled depth of reliability, trust, and connection with their customers – a connection we will steadfastly uphold, now and always.

Media Partners is The Voice of 3D Printing Technologies, covering all the latest 3D printing industry news along with in-depth editorials and investigate reporting. Additionally offers resources for 3D printing professionals and enthusiasts alike, including the largest 3D printing message board,, as well as outlets fore-commerce, webcasts, white papers, online education and more. - Discuss 3D printing, get technical help, learn about the technology and more at the world's #1 3d printing discussion forum.

3D Print Pulse brings together the best daily content from over 60 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing thought leaders, including, Phillip Cotton, Leslie Langnau, and Lav Radis among many others. Using the social media signals from the audience, our proprietary curation engine ranks this content so that each of our readers receive the best and most personalized content. Join 20,000 other business professionals focused on 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. 
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3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing is the only peer-reviewed journal on the rapidly moving field of 3D printing and related technologies. The Journal provides comprehensive coverage of academic research and industrial and commercial developments that have applications in medicine, education, food, and architecture. It also explores emerging challenges and opportunities ranging from new developments of processes and materials, to new simulation and design tools, and informative applications and case studies.

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3D Printing Industry is the leading online news service and authority on additive manufacturing. With over 5 years of reporting on 3D printing behind us, we are the first choice for comprehensive, accurate and up to date news about all aspects our industry. This year 3DPI will host the 1st Annual 3D Printing Industry Awards. Please visit our site for more information.

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