Meet the speakers and moderators

Short biographies and photos of the conference chairperson, plenary speakers, session chairpersons, and workshop moderators and panelists listed in alphabetical order. For more information, please click the represented person.

Geoff Warburton

Geoff Warburton

Position: Consultant
Categories: Conference

Geoff Warburton is a Materials Engineer and Metallurgist with over 35 years’ experience in the research and development of new product routes and applications for Super Duplex and Duplex Stainless steels. He has a particular interest in product metallurgy, forging and fabrication, developing processes and procedures to manufacture and utilise the steels in many applications. He currently works part time as a consultant and have carried out several interesting projects for clients around the globe. Many of these experiences have been written up in academic papers over the last thirty five years .

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Oil and gas
  • Super Duplex SS
  • Forgings
  • Processes and procedures
  • Quality Control
  • Fabrication

AFFILIATIONS

TWI

IOM3

NACE

Geoff Warburton

Consultant

Geoff Warburton is a Materials Engineer and Metallurgist with over...

Gijs van der Velden

Gijs van der Velden

Position: MX3D, The Netherlands
Categories: Conference

Plenary Lecturer, How a 3D printed bridge impacts on the stainless steel industry
Tuesday, 27 September, 10:30 am
Panelist in the Discussion/Workshop on Additive Manufacturing Euro Room, Tuesday, 27 September, 11:30 am

Gijs van der Velden has a master’s degree in Dutch and International Law. He has led MX3D, a large scale metal 3D printing company, since its beginning in 2015. MX3D gained fame by 3D printing a 6 ton stainless steel bridge for the city center of Amsterdam. Until 2017 he also held the position of General Manager at the Joris Laarman Studio. This Dutch Design company initially developed the large scale robotic printing technique now used by MX3D.

Gijs van der Velden

MX3D, The Netherlands

Plenary Lecturer, How a 3D printed bridge impacts on the...