Medical 3D Printing
From printing prosthetics to printing synthetic body parts, 3D printing is beginning to capture the attention of Canadian medical and healthcare researchers and practitioners.
But what are the opportunities and limitations of the new technology?
On October 27, 2016, Mohawk College will be hosting 3D Printing for Health in Hamilton, Ontario, the only event in Canada that is exclusively designed to explore emerging trends in medical 3D Printing.
This half-day conference will showcase the wide variety of ways that additive manufacturing and 3D Printing can be included in a physician’s workflow.
Featured speakers are:
- Julielynn Wong, MD, MPH, Founder, 3D4MD
- James Janeteas, CEO and President, Cimetrix Solutions Inc.
- David Holdsworth, Scientist, Robarts Research Institute
- Jeff Mason, Horizon Scanning Officer, CADTH
- Kathryn Chan, Medical Student, McMaster University & former research assistant, CSII
3D Printing for Health is supported by NSERC and organized by Mohawk College’s Additive Manufacturing Resource Centre.
Registration is open at www.3dprintingforhealth.ca. Early Bird registration pricing of $45 +HST is available until October 7.
Mohawk College educates and serves more than 29,500 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three main campuses in Hamilton, Ontario and learning hubs across Hamilton through City School by Mohawk, and at the College’s Centre for Aviation Technology at the Hamilton International Airport. Mohawk is among the top five colleges for applied research in Canada. It has been named one of Canada’s greenest employers seven years in a row, holds a GOLD STARS rating from AASHE for sustainability achievements and is home to the country’s largest and first institutional building to receive dual certification for Zero Carbon Building Framework design and performance for The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation. More than 135,000 people have graduated from Mohawk since it was founded.