Venture Camp Series to Explore 3D Printing

In keeping with its tradition of covering leading edge topics, the Mason Center for Social Entrepreneurship’s Venture Camp Series will host an event on 1 May 2013 exploring the coming revolution that is 3D printing.

3D printing is going to change the make up of our economy and society as much as the information revolution did in the 1990s and 2000s. Come get a peek into the future at this interactive event. For an overview of 3D printing check out the wikipedia entry.novalabspic

You can register for our event on May 1, 2013 at our Venture Camp eventbrite page.

Carl Pierre of In The Capital will moderate a discussion with representatives from Tech Shop, Virginia Tech’s DREAMS Lab, Nova-Labs, and GoMeasure3D.  Each will highlight how their organization fits into the developing ecosystem and what they see for future of the industry, innovation and entrepreneurship. Moreover, there will be interactive displays and opportunities to meet members of the 3D printing community.

Here are some interesting 3D printing stories to think about before the event: 3D printed implant replaces 75% of patient’s skull, 3D printing slashes costs of higher education optics lab by 90%, and even some of the futurists at the Navy sees big potential in 3D printing.


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