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RAPDASA 2015 Invitation and 1st Call for Papers

November 4, 2015 - November 6, 2015

It is our pleasure as organising committee to invite you to the 16th annual RAPDASA international conference. This year the conference is jointly hosted by Aerosud ITC, and the CSIR through its National Laser Centre. The conference will take place from 4 to 6 November 2015, and will be hosted at the Roodevallei Conference Hotel, approximately 20km north east of Pretoria, South Africa.

rapdasaThe theme for this year's conference is:
Additive Manufacturing
Transforming Ideas into Business

In support of this theme, the first day of the conference will be dedicated to a special event entitled the South African Additive Manufacturing Innovation Showcase. This event will bring together the leading innovators / entrepreneurs in 3D printing in South Africa, sharing their ideas on innovation and product development using additive manufacturing. The organisers are also planning a special launch of the Aeroswift high speed large area metal AM system developed in collaboration between CSIR and Aerosud ITC.

Attached, please find a more detailed call for papers. Information on the theme of the conference, the topics to be covered, as well as information on the venue is included. For more information, registration and submission of abstracts please visit our website at

Please note the following deadlines:
Early bird registration:              3 July 2015
Conference registration:           19 October 2015
Submission of abstracts:           18 May 2015
Submission of full papers:        17 July 2015

Looking forward to host you in Pretoria!

Kind regards
The RAPDASA 2015 organising committee


November 4, 2015
November 6, 2015
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Faircity Roodevallei Conferencing & Meeting Hotel
Kameeldrift East, Zeekoegat
Pretoria, Gauteng 0039 South Africa
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