In light of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and our priority for the health and welfare of our members and staff, ASTM International has decided that it is inadvisable and impractical to hold the committee meetings in Prague on April 27-May 1. The decision was based on several factors, including, but not limited to:

    • Continued review of information and recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and other governmental bodies.
    • Input from our members whose organizations are increasingly concerned with travel and the large gathering in Prague.
    • Watching the expanding trajectory of the coronavirus.

    Staff managers will be contacting committee leaders to plan alternatives for conducting committee business. For any committees that collected money for events, ASTM will work to issue refunds as necessary. Attendees are responsible for cancelling their own hotel reservations.

    Looking forward, we will rely on these and other relevant criteria and input points to assess the status of future scheduled ASTM meetings and events. Please consult our meeting webpage for the most up-to-date information. Thank you for your understanding and continued commitment to ASTM International.

    F42 Additive Manufacturing Technologies

    Title: ASTM International Conference on Additive Manufacturing (ASTM ICAM 2020)

    Dates: Monday November 16 2020 - Friday November 20 2020

    Location: Virtual; ,

    About The Event

    Registration Information

    Technical Chair Contact Information

    Hotel Information


    About the Event

    The ASTM International Conference on Additive Manufacturing (ASTM ICAM 2020), sponsored by the ASTM Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence will be held virtually from November 16th - November 20th, 2020.

    With the creation of ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AM CoE) in early 2018, and the growth of the AM industry, the effort has been led by the ASTM AM CoE and involves additional technical committees. This year event is now a full International conference with an even wider scope still related to standardization, qualification, and certification. This will be an event involving even more ASTM committees and external stakeholders, setting the stage to bring experts from all around the world to exchange the latest development in the field of additive manufacturing with emphasis on transition of research to standardization.

    The implementation of AM training and recruitment programs such as student presentation competition and young investigator/engineer awards, will also be addressed. Additionally, the recipients of the two prestigious 2020 ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Awards of Excellence in both Research and Standardization will be announced during this event.

    There will be several symposia organized during this conference, including:

    • Structural integrity, qualification and certification
    • Industry 4.0 (Cyber, AI, Robotics, Automation, Sensors, etc.)
    • AM feedstock
    • Application of AM in construction
    • 3D printed ceramics
    • Application of AM in oil and gas industry
    • 3D printed polymers and composites
    • Microstructural aspects of AM
    • Non-destructive evaluation methods for AM
    • Fatigue & fracture of AM materials
    • Mechanical testing of AM materials
    • 3D printed electronics
    • Application of AM in biomedical
    • General additive manufacturing topics (design and simulation, materials and processing, post processing, and safety)
    • AM applications in general aviation
    • AM applications in commercial space flight
    • In-Situ Monitoring

    As additive manufacturing (AM) technologies are adopted by various industries, establishing feedstock-process-structure-property-performance relationships becomes essential for qualification and certification of parts in safety critical applications. This conference will address application specific requirements of various industry sectors in addition to covering the fundamentals of AM process chain. Industry, academia, and government agency professionals in the AM community are invited to address the need for industry standards, design principals, as well as qualification and certification challenges. Materials of interest include metals, polymers, composites, and ceramics.

    Registration Information

    Online registration is now open. The fees to attend this workshop are listed below.

    Early Registration by Sept. 25th:

    • ASTM Members: $350.00
    • Non-Members: $400.00
    • Presenters/Scientific Committee Members: $250.00
    • Students: $125.00

    Regular Registration after Sept. 25th:

    • ASTM Members: $400.00
    • Non-Members: $450.00
    • Presenters/Scientific Committee Members: $300.00
    • Students: $175.00

    If you have questions concerning online registration, please contact AM CoE at Tel: 610-832-9677.

    Early Bird Regular Registration
    ASTM Member Fee350.00400.00
    Non-Member Fee400.00450.00
    Presenter Fee250.00300.00
    Student Fee125.00175.00

    Technical Chair Contact Information

    Additional information about the conference is available from Conference Chairman:

    Nima Shamsaei
    Auburn University
    Director – National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME)

    Mohsen Seifi
    ASTM International
    Director, Global Additive Manufacturing Programs

    Hotel Information

    Due to the COVID-19 crisis ASTM ICAM 2020 will be held virtually


    Thank you to our Sponsoring Organizations

    Interested in becoming a sponsor for an ASTM International AM CoE event? View our annual sponsorship package for rates and discounts: Sponsorship Package (PDF)

    If your organization is interested in sponsoring this workshop, please contact Kim Brown at

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