RAPID 2013

Conference Information


For over twenty years, the RAPID Conference has been the industry-leading forum for the presentation and discussion of the latest developments, trends and techniques specific to additive manufacturing, rapid technologies, 3D printing and 3D imaging.

Learn about cutting edge applications of these technologies:

  • Revolutionize your product design
  • Reduce time to market
  • Create prototypes in a fraction of the time of traditional methods
  • Cut costs
  • Eliminate tooling
  • Manufacture functional demonstration parts
  • Produce low volume end-user parts and components

Pre- and Post-Conference Activities

Conference Sessions


In 2012, the conference featured more than 60 speakers from several countries; each lending their expertise to various industry-focused sessions. The workshops preceding the conference, provided a fundamental overview of the various technologies and set the stage for next two days. Keynote presentations by industry-experts, technology briefings for new users and tours to local additive manufacturing facilities provided a complete educational and career-building experience. Post event comments from attendees, speakers and exhibitors alike have been positive and many have already indicated their plans to return in 2013.