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  • PADT's 2018 Colorado Additive Manufacturing Day


    PADT is excited to anounce the 2018 Colorado Additive Manufacturing Day, a celebration of the innovative nature of 3D printing, and the role it plays in the state.

    Join us for a day of networking and discussion on all things additive, including a where the industry is headed, how other technologies can impact the effectiveness of additive, an exploration of a few unique application cases, and much more. This is a free event, food and drink will be provided.




    Date: Wednesday, August 15th 2018

    Time: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT

    Location: Saint Patrick's Brewing Company 2842 W Bowles Ave Littleton, CO 80120




    Introduction from :


    Debbie Brinkman, Mayor of Littleton Colorado


    Debbie Brinkman was first elected to the city council in November 2007 representing District IV. She served as Mayor 2011-2013 and 2017-2019. She served as Mayor Pro-Tem 2009-2011 and 2015-2017. Brinkman continues to be a voice for open space, water flows in the South Platte River, and trail safety. She is committed to city’s economic development and has been a leader in the efforts to support smart development, business growth and visioning Littleton's future. Brinkman is an advocate for community involvement, communication and trust.


    Norman Stucker, Hardware Account Executive - PADT, Inc.


    Norman was born north of the border and graduated with a Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, 25 years ago moved to Denver where he obtained his MBA from the University of Denver.  He is currently works in the Colorado office of PADT, a mechanical engineering services firm that specializes in Additive Manufacturing and Numerical Simulation and previously spent time in the commercial real estate industry.  He has served on the Board of the Urban League of Metro Denver; the South Metro Chamber of Commerce and other non-profit organizations; currently he sits on the Board of HOPE (Helping Our People Excel) in Englewood. 




    KEYNOTE Speakers:


    William Carver, Manufacturing Engineer - Sierra Nevada Corporation


    William Carver is a Manufacturing Engineer for Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) on the Dream Chaser® spacecraft project.  He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the Metropolitan State University of Denver.  Carver's role at SNC is focused on Dream Chaser thermal protection systems, capital equipment & facility expansions, and is SNC's Space Systems' subject matter expert in additive manufacturing.  He has dedicated over a decade of his career to additive manufacturing and automation, working as a machinist, an engineer and an educator.

    Ryan Bocook, Manufacturing Engineer - Boom Supersonic


    Ryan Bocook is a Manufacturing Engineer at Boom Supersonic and holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Ohio State University. Ryan has spent the past 13 years in various aerospace manufacturing roles: as the Assembly Manager at Icon Aircraft, Business Leader at GE Aviation and most recently the Site Quality Leader at GE Aviation's first Additive production facility of its kind in Auburn Alabama.  Ryan's scope of work at Boom is currently focused on the production of Boom's XB-1 supersonic demonstrator which includes the design and fabrication of tooling, supply chain, assembly operations, and the production and quality systems required to build the aircraft. Ryan also oversees the 3D printing processes at Boom. 


    Panel Discussion:




    Maj. General Jay Lindell, Aerospace & Defense Industry Champion - Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade

    Jay Lindell is a retired Air Force major general and is currently serving as the Aerospace and Defense Industry Champion, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. In this role, Jay promotes aerospace and defense industry economicdevelopment for Colorado. He has been in his current position since November 2013. Maj Gen Lindell is a 1978 graduate of the Air Force Academy and went on to serve over 33 years in the Air Force retiring 1 January 2012. His graduate education includes a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Troy University and numerous professional military and executive education programs.



      Shannon McNeil, Stress Analyst - Sierra Nevada Corporation

      Shannon McNeill holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder and has worked in the aerospace field for over 10 years focusing on airframe structural integrity.  Five of those years have been working with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) in differing roles including as a technical lead for a program bringing additive manufacturing to SNC for the production of certified aircraft components.

      Brian Kaplun, Additive Manufacturing Manager - Lockheed Martin

      Brian Kaplun is the Additive Manufacturing Manager for Lockheed Martin Space.  He holds a BS & MS in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University and is currently working towards his PhD at CU Denver.  Mr. Kaplun has a diverse set of responsibilities at Lockheed Martin including the growth and development of both flight and non-flight additive technologies.  His work includes technical work involving patent development, design of additive structures, solid modeling, satellite and aircraft structure design.

      Robert McLoughlin, West Coast Territory Sales Leader - Stratasys

      Robert McLoughlin is the Stratasys Sales Leader for the Western US; responsible for leading a sales channel to expose customers to the benefits of Additive Manufacturing to improve their manufacturing and R&D processes.  With a Navy ROTC Scholarship, graduated from University of San Diego with a BS in Political Science.  Served 8 years as a Naval Officer in the Surface Navy. He has spent the last 20+ years selling Engineering and PLM Software to large enterprises and small firms developing new products. As a direct seller, Channel Manager or VP of Sales in a nation-wide Channel Partner, he covered a wide variety of Siemens PLM, SolidWorks and Structural Analysis and Research software offerings. 

      Jeff Sokol, Area Manager - Ball Aerospace

      Jeff Sokol is currently the Chief Engineer and Opto-Mechanical Area Manager in the Mechanical Solutions organization at Ball Aerospace.  He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from CU-Boulder, and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from CU-Denver.  He has been at Ball for 24 years, and has supported a number of different technology and functional areas, including:  Large beryllium optic design, optical bonding, mechanism design (gimbals, fine steering mirrors), cryogenic component design / testing, department functional management, and engineering review board coordination.

      Sabrina Ball, Mechanical Engineer - United Launch Alliance

      Sabrina Ball is an Additive Manufacturing engineer at United Launch Alliance. She has been with ULA since 2016 and is currently the subject matter for metallic AM at ULA. In this role she is responsible for development of metallic AM capabilities, material characterization, and design for SLM. Prior to starting at ULA, she was a research assistant in the Schuh research group at MIT, performing work in the field of computational metallurgy. She holds an MS in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Arizona.

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