The Second International Conference on Research Advances in Additive Manufacturing (RAAM) will be held in Nanjing China. The conference is postponed and the new time will be released later (initial time: March 15-17, 2020). Professor Dave Bourell from the University of Texas at Austin, who has been chairing International Solid Freeform Fabrication (SFF) Symposium 30 years, will chair the conference.

The conference programs are available here.  Famous AM researchers around the world will be presenting invited talks at the conference. At the same time, please note the following important information and conference-related opportunities.

Important dates

  • Website Open for Abstract Submittal

    December 5, 2019
  • Abstract Submission Deadline

    Extended to April 16, 2020
  • Manuscript Submission Deadline

    April 16, 2020
  • Conference Day

    To be determined ...
  • Deadline for Submission of Revised Manuscripts

    June 16, 2020
  • Submission of Selected Paper

    July 16, 2020

Nanjing international plum blossom festival

An intro video from the official website of Nanjing Zhongshan Mountain National Park is redirected here.
In each February and March, about 15000 plum trees blossom on Nanjing Plum Blossom Hill, located in famous Zhongshan Scenic Area of Nanjing. The conference hotel, International Conference Hotel of Nanjing, is nearby the beautiful hill.

Best paper and best presentation award

Excellent manuscripts will be selected and submitted to prestigious journals, including Additive Manufacturing. Excellent presentations will be selected from the parallel sessions, and will receive special recognition with a monetary award.

Best paper of RAAM 2019

The best paper of RAAM2019 has been published in Additive Manufacturing:

Yin, Jie, LiangLiang Yang, Xu Yang, Haihong Zhu, Dengzhi Wang, Linda Ke, Zemin Wang, Guoqing Wang, and Xiaoyan Zeng. "High-power laser-matter interaction during laser powder bed fusion." Additive Manufacturing 29 (2019): 100778. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214860419303707

Best oral presentations of RAAM 2019

Session 1: Dawei Wang, Southern University of Science and Technology, China Title: Selective laser melting under the Ar−N2 reactive atmosphere: a convenient and efficient approach to fabricate ultrahigh strength commercially pure titanium without sacrificing ductility

Session 2: Fei Zhang, Department of Materials Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium Title: Zirconia as a dental ceramic: current status and future trends

Session 3: Jian Wang,Northwestern Polytechnical University, China Title: Effects of different deposition strategies on grain morphology by wire and arc additive manufactured Ti-6Al-4V components

Session 4: Francesco Sillani, Inspire AG, Switzerland Title: Quality assurance for powder bed fusion: flowability characterization and influence of feedstock storage conditions

Session 5: Xiao Jia, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) Title: Broadband acoustic metamaterial designs with impedance matching structure fabricated by additive manufacturing

Session 6: Ji Li, Southeast University, China Title: Rapid Production of Customized 3D Electronics via Hybrid Additive Manufacturing Technology