HI-AM  6th | 2023

JUNE 27-28, 2023 | HALIFAX, NS, CANADA

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About the Conference

HI-AM 2023 is the 6th annual gathering of the NSERC Network for Holistic Innovation in Additive Manufacturing and the only academic conference in Canada focused exclusively on metal additive manufacturing. With hundreds of additive manufacturing experts and decision-makers from academia, research institutes, industry and government participating, HI-AM 2023 is an event not to be missed. Cohosted by Dalhousie University and University of Waterloo, the focus of HI-AM 2023 is to provide a platform for presentation of recent R&D advancements in the field of metal additive manufacturing under 4 research themes: (1) material development, (2) advanced process modeling, (3) process monitoring and control, (4) innovative AM processes/products.

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Important Dates

Abstract Submission Start Date: Dec 1, 2022

Abstract Submission Deadline: Feb 1, 2023

Notice of Acceptance: Mar 1, 2023

Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 1, 2023

Presenter Registration Deadline: May 1, 2023

Sponsors and Exhibitors

  • Location & Dates

    HI-AM 2023 is hosted by Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 27-28, 2023. Find out more about the conference venue here.

  • Travel

    Find out more about requesting invitation letters and COVID-19 guidance for travelers here.

  • Accommodations

    Find out more about the available hotel options in Halifax here.

  • Call for Abstracts

    Call for abstracts opens on Dec 1, 2022 and closes on Feb 1, 2023. Find out more about the submission and presentation guidelines here.

  • Registration

    Registration opens on Feb 1, 2023 and early bird discounts are offered until May 1, 2023. Find out more about the registration process here.

  • Exhibition

    Exhibition and partnership options will be announced soon. Please check back our website for more information.

Exhibitors and Partners


Keynote Speakers

Prof. Todd Palmer

Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and Materials Science and Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University, United States

Dr. Frédéric Larouche

CTO and Product Manager
AP&C, a GE Additive Company
Montréal, Canada

Stuart Jackson

Business Development and Key Account Manager
Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Dr. Ali Bonakdar

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Lead
Siemens Canada

Dr. Hannes Gostner

Director, Research and Development
EOS, Germany
Keynote Speakers

James Sears

Technology Fellow
AMAERO, United States

Animesh Bose

VP, Special Projects
Desktop Metal, Inc., United States

Sebastian Piegert

Technology Field Lead Additive Manufacturing
Siemens Energy, Germany

Wayne King

The Barnes Global Advisors

Highlights from Previous Conferences

Keynote Speakers

Prof. David Bourell

Director, Laboratory for Freeform Fabrication
The University of Texas at Austin, United States

Prof. Milan Brandt

Director, Centre for Additive Manufacturing
RMIT University, Victoria, Australia

Prof. Christoph Leyens

Managing Director
Fraunhofer IWS, Germany

Dr. Ali Bonakdar

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Lead
Siemens Canada

Dr. Hannes Gostner

Director, Research & Development
EOS, Germany

Keynote Speakers

Simon Hoeges

Director Technology & Manufacturing Engineering
GKN Additive, Germany

Anthony Rollett

US Steel Professor of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science
Carnegie Mellon University, United States

Christopher Williams

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Virginia Tech, United States

Michael Schmidt

Head of Institute of Photonic Technologies
Friedrich–Alexander University, Germany

Michael Sealy

Professor, Mechanical & Materials Engineering
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

Thank you to our Sponsors