The 3D Med Symposium 2016 #3DMed16

The second annual, hugely successful 3D Med Symposium was held on the 5th of October 2016, hosting over 130 participants from different disciplines. The purpose of the event was to facilitate discussions about the disruptive potential of 3D printing in the medical field, and serve as a catalyst for future ideas and as a meeting point for interdisciplinary collaboration.

You can read more about the event here.

  • Dr David Ackland, Melbourne University: Facing hope with 3D printing: the use of modelling, experimentation and rapid prototyping in the development of personalised prosthetic jaw implants
  • Dr Ian Chao, Austin Health: “I can’t believe it’s not butter”: Improving the fidelity of anaesthetic procedural training models
  • Dr Eka Moseshvili, Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre: Applications of 3D Printing in Radiation Oncology
  • Dr Raf Ratinam, Monash Health: Use of 3D printing in management of complex intra-articular fractures of the distal radius
  • Dr Steve Pieper, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard: 3D Slicer: Open Medical Software and Innovation Community
  • A/Prof Tracie Barber, University of New South Wales: 3D Printing in Vascular Fluid Dynamics
  • Dr Ryan Jefferies, University of Melbourne: 3D-printing applications at the Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatomy and Pathology