Shapeways to Bring 3D Printing Back to SXSW

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Last year, 3D printing was a hot topic at SXSW, the Austin, TX conference promoting music and technology innovation.

And we are already seeing 3D printing companies stepping up their game for this year.

SXSW Future of 3D Printing

3D printing marketplace Shapeways announced that they will be offering selfie scans at SXSW so you can 3D print your own mini-me.

Also, company representatives will be speaking on two panels. Read the descriptions below to learn more.

3D Printing: Fueling the Manufacturing Renaissance
Sunday, March 9
3:30 – 4:30 pm
This talk will feature the leaders of two of the world’s largest 3D Design and Printing communities in the world, Shapeways CEO, Pete Weijmarshausen (@weijmarshausen), along with Carl Bass (@carlbass), CEO of Autodesk (@Autodesk) 3D Software. Hear an exhilarating discussion on how 3D printing is disrupting traditional manufacturing, and why it might be time to quit your day job and design the product of your dreams. Pete and Carl will discuss the future of 3D Printing, how our communities are pushing the boundaries of product design and more! These two pioneers in the field will certainly have some incredible perspective on what lies ahead.

Brands Driven by Artistic Communities
Sunday, March 9
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sit in on a discussion with Shapeways Designer Evangelist Duann Scott, Bailey Richardson, Community at Instagram, and Josh Karpf, Global Head of Social for Spotify. They’ll share insights into how artistic communities are transforming imagery, music, and the maker movement.

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