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Additive Manufacturing Corporate Development
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Geoffrey Doyle, Jabil Circuits, Inc.

Industry 4.0 the Next Industrial Revolution - The Smart Factory
Speaker: MB Allen, KIC

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Geoffrey Doyle, Jabil Circuit Inc., to be Keynote Speaker at SMTA Capital Chapter’s Expo and Tech Fo

July 9, 2018 - The SMTA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce Geoffrey Doyle of Jabil Circuit Inc. as Keynote speaker for the upcoming Capital Expo and Tech Forum at Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center, on Thursday, August 23rd
During his informative presentation on “Additive Manufacturing,” Geoffrey will describe the challenges of Industry 4.0 and highlight advanced manufacturing solutions that can help companies rise to meet such challenges. Topics include digital transformations, 3D printing for production parts, leveraging data to assist with distributed manufacturing, and much more.
Geoffrey is the Director of Business Development for Jabil Additive, the world’s 3rd largest contract manufacturer. Prior to joining Jabil he was President of FIT West Corp., a fully owned subsidiary of specialist additive manufacturing company FIT AG. Starting his career in the British Army (Royal Engineers) he transitioned into venture capital and worked at Percipient Capital in London for over 10 years investing in UK technology companies. After moving to Silicon Valley in 2012 he founded Growshapes LLC, the leading 3d printing and 3d scanning VAR in Silicon Valley (DAVID/HP 3D Scanner, netfabb/Autodesk). Geoffrey also established Silicon Valley Forum’s 3D Printing and Scanning forum in 2012, the first monthly forum of its kind in Silicon Valley. He holds a B.Eng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Manchester (UK), an MBA from Manchester Business School (UK) and graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Don’t miss this convenient and free educational opportunity. Geoffrey is one of four presenters during the Expo and Tech Forum and will begin his 45 minute presentation at 9:45 AM.
The SMTA Capital Expo and Tech Forum will be held at Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Lab, Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723. Registration opens at 7:30 AM and includes a complimentary lunch on the show floor.  Exhibits are open from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM and the first technical presentation will start at 8:30 AM.
Please join us for this great networking and free educational event.  To register online to attend or exhibit, please visit

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Date / Time Event Location Contact/Email
August 22, 2019
Capital Expo & Tech Forum Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab Hannah Terhark
(952) 920-7682 

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President : Bert Horner  (The Test Connection, Inc.)
Phone : 410-205-7300

Vice President : Brian A. Costanzo  (DRS Signal Solutions)
Phone : 301-944-8535

Secretary/Treasurer : Fernando Rueda  (KYZEN Corporation)
Phone : 615-983-4603

VP of Technical Programs : Karen Walters Ebner  (Raytheon Systems Company)
Phone : 443-558-5332

VP of Membership (Appointed) : Tom O'Connor  
Phone : 410-730-3385

Acting VP of Communications : Jessica Molloy  (ZESTRON Americas)
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Phone : 410-229-4371

Board Liaison : Sal Sparacino (ZESTRON Americas)
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