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3D Printing Lunch & Learn

6/20/2017
When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
12:00 - 2:00pm
Where: USI, Inc.
98 Fort Path Road
Madison, Connecticut  06443
United States
Contact: Trish Palmer
860-344-8777 x101


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3D Printing Lunch & Learn

Hosted and sponsored by USI, Inc.
 

Makerbot in academic setting

Makerbot in high school

 
 

Makerbot public library

 

Whether you have one or more 3D printers at your library, you're considering changing or adding more, or you just want to learn what 3D printing is all about, you'll get practical information from this unique program! Join your colleagues at the offices of USI Inc. in Madison for lunch at noon, followed by a 90 minute presentation and Q&A about 3D printing technology and how libraries are using 3D printing programmatically. Attendees can guide the discussion further through a Q&A session. This program is appropriate for staff from all library types.

   

AGENDA:

  • 12:00 lunch
  • 12:30 program, covering:
    History of 3D printing
    Product/services overview
    Why 3D printing is important for libraries and the value proposition it offers to patrons
    Library case studies
    MakerBot resources for librarians
    The future of 3D printing
    Q&A
     
REGISTRATION
This is a free event, but registration is required. Please register using the link above. If you have any dietary restrictions, please be sure to indicate on the registration form.

 

DIRECTIONS to USI Inc.:
  • Traveling North on I-95 - Take exit 61. At end of exit ramp (stop sign), take a right onto Route 79. *At first traffic light, take a right on to Woodland Road. At next stop sign, take a left. Travel over railroad bridge and take immediate right on to Bridge Street. Follow to stop sign, continue straight for approximately 1/8 mile. USI is large grey building on right side. Visitor parking is located in front of building.
  • Traveling South on I-95 - Take exit 61. At end of exit ramp (stop light), take a left onto Route 79 and follow the instructions from * above.  
  
QUESTIONS:
Contact Trish Palmer at CLC, tpalmer@ctlibrarians.org, 860.344.8777 x101.

  

Camil Toumi   
ABOUT THE SPEAKER - CAMIL TOUIMI
Camil is an up and coming industry specialist. At work, Camil helps teach MakerBot's partners how to operate and sell MakerBot products. His first 2 years at MakerBot were spent spearheading initiatives to help educators and professionals integrate desktop 3D printing into their work.  At home, he enjoys using his 3D printer for projects around the house, making gifts, and developing product prototypes.
USI logo
 
ABOUT USI
CLC partners with USI to bring discounts to our library members on 3D printers and supplies, laminators and film, custom signage and displays, and more. Established in 1975 as a private family-owned company, USI has grown into an industry leader through a commitment to serving customers with premium, high quality products.

 

Makerbot logo stacked
 
ABOUT MAKERBOT
MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), is leading the Next Industrial Revolution by setting the standards in reliable and affordable desktop 3D printing. Founded in 2009, MakerBot has built the largest installed base of desktop 3D printers sold to innovative and industry-leading customers worldwide, including engineers, architects, designers, educators and consumers.

Photo credits:

1. University Library, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

2. Brooklyn (NY) Technical High School (MakerBot)

3. Toronto Reference Library (Torontoist)
 

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