SAM Final Conference, 19th October 2022, Lisbon

SAM project final conference took place on the 19th October 2022 at Altis Grand Hotel. in Lisbon, Portugal.

EWF, as the project coordinator for SAM, organized an event dedicated to emphasizing the state of the art and innovative developments in Additive Manufacturing (AM) and its industrialization around the world.

The event was integrated as part of the 1st Annual International AM Conference , as a dedicated sessions deadling with Qualifications & Skills for AM. Within the scope of SAM, the the latest outcomes and emergent profiles for the AM sector at international level were presented.
The conference counted with an experts panel that presented and dynamized several pitches with particular focus on the International Qualification System (IAMQS) pilar, such as: Harmonisation, Flexibility and Quality in delivering training in additive manufacturing.

The conference, also included a look into the future of AM education and skills, thus focusing on discussing the new insights towards the AM Sector Skills Strategy Roadmap consolidation and recommendations for its sustainability.
The Skills Roadmap outlines the complex challenges that the AM sector currently faces, in the form of “Gap drivers” (challenges) between what the industry needs in terms of educational/training offer and what is currently available, thus placing forward key strategic initiatives and concrete activities to address each of the main seven strategic objectives.

Further details about the Sector Skills Strategy can be found in the Booklet.