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Level 1, Hall 1D Lobby

10:00am   // Successful Kickstarter Campaigns

               Companies started through successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns share their experiences.

12:00pm   // 3D Printing for Toy Design: Getting Started with Formlabs Engineering

          From durable press-fit components to flexible soft-touch surfaces, 3D printing can be used to efficiently prototype realistic parts before heading into mass production. Formlabs offers these properties - and more - in its library of engineering resins for stereolithography (SLA) 3D printing. In this workshop, you will learn how to pick the right resin for your application and use the Form 2 3D printer from Formlabs to reduce costs, iterate faster, and bring better experiences to market.

 2:00pm   // The Connected Play Landscape and Beyond: Uncovering Emerging Tech and the Future of Play

              With an anticipated growth of 200% in the next five years, connected play is more than fun and games. Valerie Vacante, founder and managing partner of Collabsco, will share her perspective on emerging technologies and the connected play landscape: what it is, how it has evolved, current business opportunities, technology trends across Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, robotics, augmented reality, virtual reality, voice, sound, touch, and beyond. Find out about the latest connected play innovations and technologies, and glimpse into the future of play.

3:00pm   // 3D Modeling for Toy Design with ZBrush

               ZBrush sets the industry standard for digital sculpting. Its features enable you to use customizable brushes to shape, texture, and paint virtual clay in a real-time environment that provides instant feedback. When you use ZBrush you’ll be working with the same tools used by film studios, game developers, toy/collectible makers, jewelry designers, automotive/aviation designers, illustrators, and artists the world over.