The time has come to talk of many things, like 3D design and printing! Tinkercad is officially in London for the first 3D Print Show to be held this weekend from Friday the 19th to Sunday the 21st. Our illustrious Pekka, Tinkercad's award winning technical designer, is representing us. Check out what he has with him...very limited Tinkercad schwag!
The schedule is packed this weekend with a ton of fantastic workshops and classes. Here's where you'll be able to find us:
3D4D CHALLENGE - Friday 19th
Tinkercad is one of the judges of this international competition launched by London based technology charity, techfortrade. The Challenge aims to unearth new ground-breaking ideas that exploit developments in 3D printing, mobile phone based scanning technology and web based design applications to improve the incomes and livelihoods of people in developing countries.
techfortrade will be awarding a $100k prize to enable the winning entry to be implemented.techfortrade is delighted to announce that the 3D4D Challenge Final will be held live at this year’s 3D Printshow in London. The winning announcement and award presentation will be made at the show’s exclusive VIP event taking place during the evening of Friday 19th October. Visitors to the show on the 19th will have the opportunity to watch short video pitches by the finalists and vote for their favourite idea, with the results of the vote impacting the judges’ final decision. You can find out more about this exciting and unique initiative here.
MIND TO MATTER WITH TINKERCAD - Friday 19th from 1600 to 1645
3D printing provides huge possibilities for people to improve their quality of life, further their professions and to express themselves. We’ll look at the recent disruption in 3D design technology and its importance for the 3D printing revolution.
GET CREATIVE WITH I.MATERIALISE AND TINKERCAD - Saturday 20th from 1500 to 1600
Bring your laptops, because you’ll be designing! This hands-on workshop introduces you to Tinkercad’s easy to use 3D design web app through a step-by-step creation experience. But there’s more: the choice of material and finishes is a crucial part of the creation process; i.materialise will showcase the different materials, qualities and finishes possible in online 3D printing today.
BONUS! Our generous friends at i.materialise are offering a 10% discount with this code: TINKERCAD_PS10 (from 10/19 until 11/19) on all models designed using Tinkercad, printed in their 3D Printlab. Sign up here.
LEARN TO DESIGN YOUR FIRST PRINTABLE 3D PRODUCT - Saturday & Sunday from 1700 to 1800
Now that you’ve seen the magic of 3D printing, let’s get our hands dirty. 3D printing technology will change the way we think about product design but how do you actually start your 3D design hobby? Whether you’re a newbie or a pro designer, this Tinkercad workshop introduces you to an easy to use 3D design web app and will walk you through the whole process from ideation all the way to the final product in your hand.