The 3D Bioprinting Workshop is a day of lectures, discussions, and lab tours about the 3D printers that the Center for Engineering Complex Tissues has available. It will take place on Friday, June 8, 2018 at the University of Maryland.

Course material will include an introduction to Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (TERM), the 3D Printing Process, and example case studies. The one-day course will consist of lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and lab tours. 


Date: June 8, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Location: A. James Clark Hall; Forum East (1101A)


Time Event Description
9:00 am - 9:10 am Welcome Overview of the day's events
9:10 am - 9:30 am Introduction to TERM Elements of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (TERM)
9:30 am - 9:50 am Introduction to 3D Printing A brief description of the various techniques, processes, and materials used for 3D printing and Biofabrication
9:50 am - 10:20 am The 3D Printing process Description of critical steps involved: CAD design, material selection, printer selection, etc.
10:20 am - 10:40 am Break Cofffee and Light refreshments provided
10:40 am - 11:10 am Case Study An in-depth example of a 3D printed construct 
11:10 am - 12:00 pm Printing Considerations A brief summary of various factors that influence the biological and structural outcome of a 3D print
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Pizza served
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Lab Tours and Demos

Demonstrations and lab walk-throughs of various printers and technologies followed by a Webinar by Advanced Solutions Life Sciences

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Roundtable Discussions Round table discussion between participants on potential ideas involving 3D Printing
3:30 pm - 3:40 pm Wrap-up