This panel discussion will cover some of the areas that are not discussed as often with regards to implications of various aspects, both pros and cons, of 3D Printing and 3D Scanning.

For example "What does it mean to be able to copy 3D Scan any physical object and then 3D Print it?

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Arthur Young-Spivey

Young-Spivey graduated from Pratt Institute with a degree in Industrial Design, and has had the opportunity to bring many products to market within the table top, furniture, and lighting industries. Over the course of the past 20 years leveraging digital fabrication as part of the design and engineering process and how 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, and 3D Software apply to different industries.

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Francis Bitonti

Designer exploring the world of digital morphogenesis. Designing for the Next Generation Manufacturing.

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Spencer Wright

Spencer Wright is an independent manufacturing strategist and project manager in New York City. He blogs about metal 3D printing and runs an excellent weekly manufacturing newsletter

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Susan Taing

Susan Taing is a maker-entrepreneur who founded Bhold to create more efficient, responsive and sustainable design. Each product solves a problem in our everyday life and is rapid prototyped and thoroughly tested by a first-of-its-kind global Bhold Labs community made possible by 3D printing. Susan is a former Googler and an MIT and Stanford grad.

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Matthew Griffith

Matthew Griffin is the Community Manager (North America) for Ultimaker. He teaches a Digital Fabrication class at MICA in Baltimore, a key stage of the process of completing his book exploring the fundamentals of design & modeling for 3D printing. He writes/consults on digital fabrication, DIY electronics, and robotics for MAKE Magazine (especially Ultimate Guide to 3DP series, and blog) and other venues. Previously, he was Community Manager at Makerbot Industries, and Director of Community & Support at Adafruit.