Registration is complimentary, but U.S. citizenship is required.  All attendees must present valid, current, government-issued photo identification at check-in.


Space-System Additive Manufacturing Workshop
November 7, 2018

This structured workshop, co-sponsored by the Corporate Chief Engineer's Office of The Aerospace Corporation and the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, will leverage community knowledge to collaborate on comprehensive additive manufacturing guidelines. This activity is developing a comprehensive set of guidance for additive manufacturing use in the space industry. The following working groups will leverage that information and focus on recognized knowledge gaps. 

  • Working Group 1: Qualifications of AM Parts
  • Working Group 2: AM Outsourcing
  • Working Group 3: Defect Detection
  • Working Group 4: Production Life Cycle 

Agenda (tentative):

7:30 Building A1 - Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 Welcome – Gail Johnson-Roth, Principal Director, Enterprise Systems Engineering Office, Corporate Chief Engineer’s Office, The Aerospace Corporation

8:05        Opening Remarks – Kevin Bell, Vice President, Space Program Operations, The Aerospace Corporation

8:15 Guidelines for Additive Manufactured Parts for Space Systems – Dr. Alvar Kabe, Principal Director, Structural Mechanics Subdivision, The Aerospace Corporation

  • Technical workshop purpose and related work

8:40 Working Group Orientation – Dr. Jacob Rome, Structures Department, The Aerospace Corporation

  • Working group method, capture of outbrief, room assignments and leads
  • Working group topic overviews and room locations

8:50 Move to working group sessions locations

9:00 Working Groups 

  • Working Group 1: Qualification of AM Parts
  • Working Group 2: AM Outsourcing
  • Working Group 3: Defect Detection 
  • Working Group 4: Production Life Cycle 

11:00 Outbriefs from Working Groups

12:15 Community Next Steps – Gail Johnson-Roth

  • Summary report to be provided to attendees

12:30 Adjourn – Gail Johnson-Roth

  • Complete and leave the workshop survey
  • Turn in conference badges


Nov. 7 (afternoon) - Optional tour of the Aerospace Additive Manufacturing Labs

Two additive manufacturing events have been scheduled on Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 to enhance innovation and collaboration.  Manufacturing Problem Prevention Program (MP3) technical workshop will take place on Nov. 6 and the Space-System Additive Manufacturing Workshop will take place on Nov. 7.

If you would like to register for MP3, visit the 2018 MP3 websiteYou must register for each workshop separately.

If you’d like more information on each of the workshops, please access their descriptions on the Technical Workshops page:



  • When

  • Wednesday, November 7, 2018
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Pacific Time

  • Where

  • The Aerospace Corporation
    2310 East El Segundo Blvd.
    El Segundo, California 90245

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