Additive International, 12 - 13 July 2023, Nottingham - put it in your diary now.

Explore the latest developments and multi-disciplinary advances in additive manufacturing


Driving radical change across engineering and manufacturing, additive technologies are having a major impact on all areas of production.
Additive International is the premier event for additive manufacturing to showcase this next-generation technology and the latest applications, providing a forum for practitioners to build their networks and drive innovation. 

Additive International (formerly known as the International Conference on Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing), is a two-day event bringing together academic and industry experts to share their knowledge and experience, and with the global additive manufacturing market expected to grow from $12.6bn in 2020 to over $37bn by 2026*, this event provides the essential forum to fully understand the technical and commercial opportunities. 

(*Statista, Additive manufacturing and 3D printing - statistics & facts, October 2021)

What will you get from this event?

Expert insight from two days of conference sessions exploring the very latest developments in additive manufacturing - understand how these could be applied to your processes

Unbeatable networking opportunities
with leaders in the field, from academia, engineering and top companies, who are driving forward new applications and improved solutions

A place at the networking drinks reception on day 1 - an ideal time to develop contacts throughout the industry in an informal setting.  

Dinner with conference colleagues at the end of day 1
- a great opportunity for informal knowledge sharing and further networking in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us at MemSaab, a highly acclaimed Indian restaurant close to the conference venue and nearby hotels

Speaker highlights include

Richard Russell
Technical Fellow for Materials

Dave Poole
Manufacturing engineering manager, Additive Manufacturing
Rolls-Royce plc

Professor Eric MacDonald
Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and Murchison Chair in Engineering
University of Texas at El Paso

Tom Callewaert-Doré
Lead technologist 3D printing
Canon Production Printing


A great networking and commercially valuable event that we plan to attend again.

Mike Cottee, PI (Physik Instrumente) Ltd


The conference provided many opportunities for networking and meeting key people in the industry. I have made some very valuable contacts and they will definitely help shape my path forward.

Michaella Janse van Vuuren, Nomili


The conference was extremely well planned and executed. I would recommend attendance for anyone looking to be involved in the AM industry. The quality of content was exceptional.

Daniel Hudson, Voestalpine High Performance Metals UK Ltd


The conference was very helpful in building a network in the field of AM and keeping updated on the advancements with the field.

2022 attendee


Lots of opportunity to discuss topics with the other attendees. Venue was nice and well catered for

2022 attendee

Keep up to date with the Industry

Leading additive manufacturing event returns for 2022

A conference line-up of world-renowned experts from across industry and academia will be sharing the latest trends in the additive manufacturing sector as a leading two-day conference and exhibition returns to Nottingham this July.

Additively manufacturing a new generation of super medical devices

In the next of our blogs from speakers at this year's Additive International conference, the University of Nottingham’s Professor Ricky Wildman looks at how recent advances in additive manufacturing technology could enable the development of a new generation of bio-instructive medical devices able to directly control cell behaviour.

Progress in sub-micrometer scale 3D printing

In the first of a series of blogs from speakers at this summer’s Additive International summit (Nottingham, 13 – 14 July) Professor Martin Wegener from Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) discusses recent advances in micrometer and nanometer scale 3D printing


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