Dan Braley is a Boeing Associate Technical Fellow and the Boeing Global Services Additive Manufacturing Technical Focal & Initiatives Leader. In this role, he serves sustainment of all Boeing military, commercial, and derivative aircraft platforms through use of Additive Manufacturing technologies and implementation of advanced composites. Dan has greater than 16 years of aerospace program and R&D experience in additive manufacturing, technical program management, materials and process engineering, composites, electromagnetic product development, and manufacturing technology development. Prior to his current role, Dan was the USN/USMC Air Vehicle Technical Integrator through Boeing, with a focus on F/A-18 Flight Control Surfaces, wings, complex spares and repairs. He has held positions with Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, L-3 Communications ESSCO, and the Air Force Research Laboratory as well.
Dan currently holds 12 patents in the areas of additive manufacturing and next gen conductive composite materials development with many more still pending. He is a past recipient of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award, the Boeing Meritorious & High Honors Invention Awards, the Northrop Grumman Innovation Award, and the F-35 Lightning Rod Award. Dan received his BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Florida State University, an MS in Engineering Management from Drexel University, and a Certificate in Additive Manufacturing from MIT. Dan is also a Certified Additive Manufacturing Technician (CAM-T) through UL, America Makes, and SME Tooling University.
Byron Kennedy is co-founder and CEO of SPEE3D, a high-speed, metal 3D printing company in Melbourne, Australia. He leads the business strategy and vision, in addition to bringing vast experience from the manufacturing industry and understanding the challenges manufacturers face.
Byron is a serial entrepreneur, having cofounded the first spin-off company from Charles Darwin University before exiting to NYSE listed company Regal Beloit (Fasco). Product successes have included multiple solar cars, innovative electric motors, electric bicycles, pool pumps and more.
Academically he has a Bachelor of Engineering (Hon), Masters of Engineering, holds over numerous patents and has written Academic papers in diverse fields such as electric vehicles, battery systems, solar cars and 3D printing. Individual awards include Young Engineer of the Year Northern Division as well as a World Record in solar car racing.
Dr Koh Pak Keng is currently the Director of ECK Pte Ltd, a company which specializes in providing cold spray equipment and coating services. Dr. Koh is also a Registered Management Consultant for companies seeking AS9100 Quality Management System and Nadcap special process certification, specifically in the areas of thermal spray and chemical processing. Concurrently, Dr. Koh is an adjunct assistant professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a content developer and examination writer for Performance Review Institute (PRI) which administers the PRI Qualification training programmes and the Nadcap special process certification.
Marc Lee holds the portfolio of Senior Commercialization Manager at the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC). Marc concurrently leads the Industry Consortia cluster of the APAC ASTM Centre of Excellence.
Before this portfolio, Marc spent 10 years with a Forbes “Global 2000” company with various portfolios from Technology Management, Project Management and Marketing. Marc was a Materials Engineering graduate, he also held engineering roles in an Aerospace company from the Fortune 500 list of companies during his early career.
ME4 Kelvin Bi Jiawei is an Air Force Engineer by vocation in the Republic of Singapore Air Force, as a structures engineer for the F-15SG and CH-47 Chinook aircraft. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (Honours) from Nanyang Technological University, where he had worked on the effects of the working gas on the wear and corrosion resistances of cold sprayed Ti-6Al-4V coatings. His work was subsequently published in 2016 by the journal Surface and Coatings Technology. He is currently working on the application and verification of cold spray repairs on aircraft components.