MakerBot Brings Design, Education and Engineering Together With Hands-On 3D Printing Workshops, Sessions and Talks During 3D Print Week New York, April 16 and 17 at the Javits Convention Center
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 1, 2015 — MakerBot, a global leader in desktop 3D printing, is a sponsor of 3D Print Week New York, held April 16 and 17, 2015, at the Javits Convention Center. 3D Print Week New York is a series of events and activities celebrating the creative and professional opportunities within the 3D printing industry. 3D Print Week New York will feature 3D printing product displays, workshops, keynotes and interactive sessions. As part of the 3D Print Week New York and the 3D Print Design Show, MakerBot has created and curated through its MakerBot Learning team a series of MakerBot Sessions full of educational and innovative workshops for educators, designers, engineers and the general public that brings together thought leaders in the field of design and 3D printing on April 16 and 17. Admittance is free with advance registration at 3DPrintDesignShow.com/register or $20 at the door the day of the event.
Arianna Lebed and Sebastian Misiurek, co-founders of Simplus Design, will be some of the speakers presenting on 3D printing at the MakerBot Sessions at the 3D Print Design Show at the Javits Convention Center April 16-17, 2015. Lebed and Misiurek are pictured with a large-scale SuperMod 3D printed modular wall system, which will be on display in the MakerBot Booth at the Show and was created using MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printers. (Photo: Business Wire)
In addition to MakerBot’s sponsorship and participation in the 3D Print Design Show, MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom will be presenting a keynote at the Inside 3D Printing portion of the show at 1:30 p.m., April 16. MakerBot Training Manager Erin Arden will also be presenting at Inside 3D Printing on “How to Get Started 3D Printing,” in a tutorial session at 2:00 p.m., April 15.
To prepare for the 3D Print Design Show, MakerBot is offering an opportunity to participate in a MakerBot® Learning Primer on 3D Printing workshop for those that want an in-depth educational exploration of the MakerBot 3D Ecosystem. This all-day class runs from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., April 14, 2015, and is taught by experts in 3D printing with the intent of getting participants up to speed on MakerBot’s latest 3D printing technology. This class is held at the MakerBot headquarters in Brooklyn and is also a great opportunity to see MakerBot’s office and beautiful skyline view of New York City from a Brooklyn perspective. To learn more about the Primer on 3D Printing Workshop and to register, visit makerbot.com/learning.
During the 3D Print Week New York, and specifically the 3D Print Design Show, MakerBot will be offering MakerBot Sessions, with MakerBot Learning Workshops, software and design demonstrations, interactive “design bars,” talks on 3D printing in education, engineering, architecture, design and more. Visitors to the MakerBot booth will have the opportunity to see large-scale 3D printed models from the MakerBot Design Studio, Simplus Design, Perkins+Will and Alvaro Uribe Design. The MakerBot booth will also feature software demonstrations throughout the day by Adobe Photoshop, Pixologic, Inc., Makers of ZBrush; Tinkercad/123D by Autodesk, Modo by The Foundry and Solidworks. Event attendees will also have the opportunity to engage with the featured software platforms with MakerBot’s hardware partner Wacom who will have numerous Cintiq Creative Pen & Touch Displays throughout the MakerBot booth.
For a complete list of MakerBot Sessions on April 16 and April 17, 2015, CLICK HERE.
Thursday evening, April 16, MakerBot will host a special MakerBot Party to get 3D printing enthusiasts excited for the week’s activities. The MakerBot Party will be held at the MakerBot Retail Store at 6:30 p.m. Space is limited and the party is by invitation only. To request an invitation, email 3Dprintparty@makerbot.com. The MakerBot Retail Store was the first 3D printing store in the world and is located at 298 Mulberry Street, New York, New York (at the corner of Houston and Mulberry Streets).
To learn more about the MakerBot Sessions at 3D Print Week New York, visit 3DPrintWeekNY.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 3D Print Week is made possible with an endorsement from the New York City Economic Development Corporation to promote the growth of the 3D printing industry in New York City.
MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), is leading the Next Industrial Revolution by setting the standards in reliable and affordable desktop 3D printing. Founded in 2009, MakerBot sells desktop 3D printers to innovative and industry-leading customers worldwide, including engineers, architects, designers, educators and consumers. To learn more about MakerBot, visit makerbot.com.