19th International Annual RAPDASA Conference

7 to 9 November 2018, University of Johannesburg and Resolution Circle.

Following the success of the 2017 International RAPDASA conference, the organisers are pleased to announce the 19th Annual International RAPDASA conference. This event will be jointly hosted by the University of Johannesburg and Resolution Circle, on behalf of RAPDASA, and will be held from 7 to 9 November 2018 in Johannesburg. A pre-conference workshop on Additive Manufacturing of Titanium will be held on 6 November 2018.

The organising committee, on behalf of RAPDASA, invites SMMEs, entrepreneurs, inventors, engineers, product designers, toolmakers, production staff, technical directors and managers from industry involved in design, development and manufacturing of products and components to participate or simply attend the conference. In addition, participants from international product development communities, academia, national R&D and educational institutions are also invited to attend and participate in the conference.

The theme for this year’s conference is:

“Additive manufacturing as a key driver of the 4th Industrial Revolution”

The conference will be focusing on new technological trends of Additive Manufacturing towards the 4th Industrial Revolution, 4th Industrial Revolution as game-changing thinking for Additive Manufacturing in South Africa and Interplay of Additive Manufacturing with artificial intelligence, internet of thing and robotics.

For further details visit www.rapdasa.org