Location: Austin, Texas
Prior to being spun off into a "stand-alone" collocated meeting, Digital Fabrication was a technical session within NIP. Held for the first time in 2005, it has been an annual conference ever since.
Digital Fabrication explores the potential of digital printing technologies with sessions on new applications and materials that go well beyond traditional printing. Digital fabrication techniques have been used for biomedical applications, as well as to produce MEMS and new electronic devices. Conference topics include 2D & 3D functional printing and micromachining; digital fabrication instrumentation; ink jet printing processes; laser patterning processes, direct-write, and integration in printing manufacturing lines; process materials and substrates for digital fabrication; nano-patterning and imprint technologies; prototyping technology; printed sensors, photovoltaic cells, lighting devices, biomaterials, architectural components and electronics and devices; and industrial and commercial digital fabrication.
Since 2005, Digital Fabrication has been held in conjunction with the NIP Conference.