Houston, Texas – LIA's third annual Laser Additive Manufacturing Workshop – LAM 2011 – will take place here February 16 to 17, 2011. Attendees can learn from industry specialists who will discuss the goal of applying this state-of-the-art process (cladding & rapid manufacturing) to today's manufacturing challenges.
"Laser additive manufacturing is the wave of the future in manufacturing applications so this workshop is important for users interested in this process," says David A. Belforte, Chief Editor of Industrial Laser Solutions for Manufacturing.
LAM 2011 offers quality technical sessions and networking opportunities to discuss equipment and applications with vendors and peers. Topics will include laser cladding for aerospace, automotive, DOD, heavy equipment, oil & gas, and power generation; new cladding techniques for component repair and general manufacturing; and research, development, and international applications of additive manufacturing.
Attendees include manufacturing engineers and managers, process/R&D engineers, applications engineers, construction engineers, precision parts specialists, OEMs, system integrators, and anyone interested in laser cladding, sintering or rapid manufacturing.
Industries represented include oil and gas, aerospace, agriculture, automotive, military, powder production, marine, on- and off-highway transportation, power generation, construction/steel, hardfacing, bio-medical, and tooling, dies and molds.
For program information, please contact LIA at: LAM@laserinstitute.org