International Workshop on Additive Manufacturing in Health brings together speakers from five countries

The International Workshop on Additive Manufacturing in Health (WIMAS), which begins on Wednesday (18) at the Assis Chateaubriand Museum (MAC) in Campina Grande, will bring together renowned speakers from the field of technology in health from Brazil, Portugal, France, United States and Colombia. The central themes that will guide the event are “Perspectives and Challenges” and “Regulation of Additive Manufacturing in Brazil.”

The WIMAS will be held at the Assis Chateaubriand Museum.
The WIMAS will be held at the Assis Chateaubriand Museum.

On the first day of the event, the workshop will be attended by Guilllaume Thomann (Gscope / Grenoble) from France. On the second day, Joel Melin Abreu Abreu (Materialise), Colombia, will address the theme “Software Platform for Additive  Manufacture in Health”. Other international speakers will be Luis Felipe Vieira Pinto from CERAMED of Portugal, that will address the theme “CE protocol for validation of process of additive manufacture applied in health”, and Valeria Sena Weltin, from the John Hopkins Institute, at the United States, with lecture “FDA Validation Protocol of additive manufacturing processes applied to health.”

The event will discuss the use of 3D printing in health.
The event will discuss the use of 3D printing in health.

The WIMAS opens on Wednesday (18) at 19:30, at the Assis Chateaubriand Museum, located in João Lélis Street, 581, in Catolé district of Campina Grande-PB. The opening lecture will be with Cicero Moraes and Paulo Eduardo Miamoto that will address the theme “3D Printing in forensic practice.”

The workshop will promote the exchange of experience in different fields of activity visions and new perspectives that stimulate the potential of 3D technologies and increasing demands for health equipment and procedures that helps in the longevity and quality of life of patients.

In addition to lectures, the WIMAS will offer two short courses on the 18th, before the opening of the event. They are: Virtual planning in orthognathic surgery, with Paul Hemerson de Moraes, PhD in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery FOP / UNICAMP and graduated in Software Development by IFRN, that will be the lecturer of the activity; and computer graphics Principles of 3D applied to facial reconstruction, with Paulo Eduardo Miamoto Days and Cicero Moraes, that will approach “Introduction to the blender and 3D computer graphics”, “Basic display commands and modeling”, “Rebuilding 3D tomography “,” How to scan 3D objects through photographs “,” Creating human beings parametrically with MakeHuman” and “3D facial reconstruction Principles”.

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