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EASA-FAA Workshop on Additive Manufacturing
5th November, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 7th November, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Further to the recent rapid expansion in industry interest in the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM) methods in aviation products, EASA has been working, in conjunction with industry and other regulators, to find the most efficient means by which future regulation of the technology and its applications can be achieved.
Noting that AM is being developed by many global organisations, supported by globally dispersed work forces, it is becoming increasingly important for the dispersed workforces to have periodic face to face access to such events at various global locations. However, in order to satisfy a diverse range of interests (and levels of involvement), and also noting the limited industry and regulator resource available, it is important that the most benefit be gained from the precious face to face time available at such events. Therefore, FAA and EASA plan to alternate 1/2 day ‘Generic Presentation Sessions’ (typical conference format) with parallel ‘Working Group Sessions’ (workshop format) during the planned 3 day Event.