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CANCELLED – Additive Manufacturing – 4th Annual George Arbocus Education Course

April 7 @ 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

CANCELLED – Registrants will be contacted for reimbursement. 

Special Meeting: 4th Annual George Arbocus Education Course – Additive Manufacturing
Special Time: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM;
Registration/Networking and Continental Breakfast will start at 8:30 AM Meeting fee will include lunch and coffee breaks in the morning and afternoon. An afternoon poster session will feature a 3D printing demo

The STLE Philadelphia Section is proud to announce that the 4th Annual George Arbocus Education Course will be held on Thursday, April 7th from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM at Lehigh University’s – Iacocca Hall in Bethlehem, PA. Our April Education course will honor friend George Arbocus and will feature 6 expert speakers on the topic of Additive Manufacturing. The program will be highlighted by a keynote address by Professor Wojciech Misiolek of Lehigh University.

Time Schedule: Meeting begins with an introduction at 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM. The morning program begins at 9:15 AM and concludes at 12:00 PM. A coffee break will take place from 10:45 – 11:00 AM. Lunch will be from 12:00 – 1:15 PM. The afternoon program starts at 1:15 PM and concludes at 2:30 PM. The virtual program will conclude at 2:30 PM. An afternoon poster/networking session will take place from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM.

Featuring: Keynote-Dr. Wojciech Misiolek, Professor of Materials Forming & Processing, Lehigh University; “Engineering, Economical and Societal Challenges in Metal Additive Manufacturing”
Hisham A. Abdel-Aal, Professor, Laboratoire de Mécanique et Procédé de Fabrication, “Additive Manufacturing post maturity: The challenging road to dominance,”
Trevor Verdonik, Graduate Student, Lehigh University; “An Overview of Hybrid Technologies and Their Role in Manufacturing and Repair”
Michael Pires, Graduate Student, Lehigh University; “An Introduction into Additive Manufacturing of Aluminum Alloys AA4046 and AA6061 via Selective laser Melting”
Tim Steber, Regional Sales Manager and Dr. Virginia Osterman, FASM, Corporate Chemist, Solar Atmospheres; “Heat Treating Fundamentals & Vacuum Heat Treating for Additive Manufacturing”
Student Scholarship Winner, Mustafa Rifat, Graduate Student, Penn State University; “Surface finishing of performance critical components resulting from Additive Manufacturing”
Afternoon Poster Session/Networking: Featuring Lehigh University and Including Past Student Scholarship winner, Hannah Spece, Graduate Student, Drexel University

Registration Fees
On-Site: General Admission

$75 by March 30th
$80 between March 31st and April 6th
$90 onsite on April 7th

Virtual Attendance:
$40 By March 30th: limited to the first 25 attendees on a first-come-first-serve basis due to band width issues. A link to access the meeting will be provided to all virtual attendees prior to April 7th.

$15 by March 30th
$20 between March 31st and April 6th
$25 onsite on April 7th
We request contributions be made to the STLE Philadelphia Section Student Scholarship Fund.


Meeting Location:
Iacocca Hall – 111 Research Drive Bethlehem, PA 18015
Parking: Use Kiosk – $ 1/Hour


April 7
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM


Philadelphia STLE


Lehigh University, Iacocca Hall
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015 United States
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