Join us at Construct3D 2017

Registration is now open for the first national academic 3D printing conference, Construct3D 2017, which will bring together leaders and educators in the digital fabrication discipline of 3D printing for a comprehensive overview of this rapidly expanding area of research and development.

The Construct3D 2017 conference will be a meeting of educators, pioneers, and industry leaders who actively use 3D printing in their work, with the aim of highlighting and cultivating the role of this technology as it contributes to academic and research achievement.

The aim of this conference is to raise the level of discourse and deepen the value of this technology for all of those engaged in this practice through a series of keynote talks, educator and technology innovator presentations, context-specific track activities, and hands-on workshops and demonstrations.

During this debut year, the conference will include a superstar lineup of keynote presentations, one for each of the three educator contexts represented by the event:

  • Skylar Tibbits, 4D printing innovator, founder and co-director of MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab will present the University Educator Keynote.
  • Dale Dougherty, the Maker Movement’s most passionate and warm-hearted proponent, instigator of both MAKE: Magazine and wide global network of Maker Faire events, founder and CEO of Maker Media, Inc., will present the Informal Educator Keynote.
  • The K-12 Educator Keynote will be co-presented by Albemarle County Public School’s dynamic Pam Moran, Superintendent, and Ira Socol, Director for Innovation and Learning Technology.


For more information on the conference and ways to participate, see the conference Web page at: We hope to see you there!