Additive Manufacturing in Motion Symposium

March 13-14, 2018 │ Cleveland, OH, USA

The SAE 2018 Additive Manufacturing in Motion Symposium is the premier additive manufacturing event for the mobility industry. Join us March 13-14 to hear from technical experts from both automobile and aerospace OEMs and Tier 1 and 2 suppliers, as well as those experts from government and academia with a forum to communicate needs, research, development activities, and solutions that will enable all stakeholders an opportunity to maximize the many benefits of this continually evolving technology.

This must-attend event will provide attendees with valuable industry insight related to the mobility industry, which includes:

  • Latest developments and successes
  • Current challenges and future direction
  • Limitations
  • Standards update
  • Approval process.

Who Attends

  • Manufacturing engineers assessing the value of AM in their specific applications

  • Business development professionals looking to gauge the ROI in, and the development of, an AM program

  • Engineers—research, design, product, system design—seeking insight on utilizing AM to streamline product development

  • Engineering managers who oversee product development and manufacturing and must ensure objectives are met within budget and on time

  • Academia including researchers creating the next generation of AM technology

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Featured Speakers


Paula Hay

Executive Director for Additive Design and Manufacturing

Paula Hay is Executive Director for Additive Design and Manufacturing for UTC Aerospace Systems. She is responsible for advancing the use of additive across UTAS. During her 20 years with United Technologies Aerospace Systems, Hay has held positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, program management, business development, and operations. Before joining UTAS, Hay was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force working on launch vehicle programs. Hay holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from Purdue University as well as master’s degrees in mechanical engineering and technology management, both from Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Gregory Hayes, Ph.D.

Director or Applications and Consulting

Greg Hayes is a strategic technology development consultant with a strong background in high-end research and development, and a focus in materials science and engineering. Hayes’ professional background began as a consulting materials scientist and technical program lead, working internationally in the health-tech, high-tech, and aerospace markets. Currently, Hayes is Director of Consulting and Applications for EOS North America, where he works to identify market needs and uses of additive manufacturing (AM) technology to develop products to fulfill those opportunities. Most recently as a program manager and director of new partnerships for AM at TNO, he concentrated on design and structure of research programs, acquisition of funding and partners, and general management. Hayes holds an ME degree from the University of Delaware; a Ph.D. in materials science from The Pennsylvania State University; and startup and entrepreneurship certification from the Vlerick Business School in Belgium.


Richard Grylls, Ph.D.

Technical Director–North America

Richard Grylls has worked in the metal additive manufacturing industry for almost 20 years and is currently the Technical Director for SLM Solutions North America. Grylls started in metal 3D printing as a post-doctoral researcher at The Ohio State University, where he became the first user of the newly commercialized Optomec LENS metal 3D printer. After working at GE Aviation, Grylls joined Optomec and served in a variety of positions including applications manager and general manager for the LENS metal 3D printing technology. He joined SLM Solutions in 2015, where his responsibilities include applications development, training, troubleshooting, and technical leadership for the North American market. Grylls holds a bachelor’s degree in materials science from the University of Oxford, a Ph.D. in metallurgy from the University of Birmingham, is co-inventor on 22 U.S. and three European patents and has co-authored 23 technical papers.


Markus Heinimann, Ph.D.

Vice President, Engineered Product and Process Technology

Markus Heinimann, Ph.D., is the Vice President, Engineered Product and Process Technology for Arconic. In this role, Heinimann is leading the development and execution of the technology strategy for Arconic’s Engineered Structures (AES) business unit. He is responsible for advancing new and existing material, process, product and manufacturing technologies for metallic materials, machining, and structural assemblies to meet the needs of the aerospace, defense, energy, and other high-tech segments. Heinimann has more than 25 years of aerospace experience in engineering and technology development. Previously he was the Technology Manager for Aerospace at the Alcoa Technical Center, where he led the technology development for aerospace structures, materials, and advanced manufacturing technologies.