How 3D Printing Affects Our Lives and Our Children's
Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PDT)
Fusion: Art.Science.Technology is an innovative speaker series sponsored by the Cupertino Library Foundation along with the Performing Arts & Culture series, the Film series, and the Tech Toolbar to promote life-long learning and self-improvement in the Cupertino community.
The Cupertino Library Foundation, in collaboration with the Cupertino library and other organizations, is proud to present two community events related to 3D printing technology and its impact on our daily lives.
Attendance is free and registration for these Fusion: Art.Science.Technology events is optional. While registration does not guarantee seating, your RSVP allows the Cupertino Library Foundation to send reminders and notify registrants of changes in programming.
This free talk will cover the history of 3D printing, the various types of technologies that exist, where we are today, and how this revolutionary technology has already changed our lives, and ways it will continue to do so.
The seminar will highlight the broad range of industries which are being impacted such as engineering, manufacturing, medical, robotics, automotive, jewelry and art, just to name a few. Our speaker will also discuss the importance of educating the next generation about 3D printing, since they will likely drive this technology’s revolutionary changes during their lifetimes.
About the Speaker: Geoffrey Doyle
Geoffrey Doyle is CEO of GrowShapes LLC (www.growshapes.com), which provides leading-edge 3D printing and scanning products and services in Silicon Valley. Starting his career in the British Army (Royal Engineers), he transitioned into venture capital and worked at Percipient Capital in London for over 10 years investing in UK technology companies.
After moving to Silicon Valley he established SVForum’s 3D Printing and Scanning Special Interest Group at the beginning of 2013, the first monthly meeting forum for 3D printing related technology in Silicon Valley. He is also a business advisor to Silicon Valley companies, such as Sixense Entertainment (www.sixense.com), and a frequent speaker on the topic of 3D printing investments and technology trends.
Geoffrey holds a B.Eng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Manchester (UK), an MBA from Manchester Business School (UK) and graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
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