Additive Manufacturing for a Better World is the first international conference aimed to highlight the advancements in additive manufacturing (AM) research that contributes to addressing global challenges. Organised by the Singapore University of Technology and Design, this conference is chaired by Professor Chee Kai CHUA, Head of Pillar for Engineering Product Development and leading expert in the area of 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing.

This inaugural conference will be held from 23 August to 25 August 2022 in a hybrid of virtual-physical format. 

Challenges in the 21st century range from climate change, rapid urbanisation, mounting waste, security, ageing society and the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.  Recent research progress has shown promises in AM technologies to address some of these challenges.  This inaugural conference will be a unique platform for scholarly exchange of research and thought leadership in addressing the complex challenges of our time. 

We invite contribution of papers to this first edition with the theme of sustainability and healthcare.

All accepted papers will be published in a book of proceedings and indexed in Science Citation Index (SCI) and Scopus via Material Today Proceedings. Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit full length paper for publication in a special issue of the journal of Virtual and Physical Prototyping and the International Journal on Bioprinting. 3 Best Paper Awards will be conferred at the end of the conference.

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