Press Release: CHICAGO, IL — VisMed•3D — [su_vismed3d_logo] is excited to announce their participation in Chicago Ideas Week 2015 – October 12-18. Chicago Ideas is a movement built on the belief that “when a broad spectrum of thinkers and instigators share ideas, we have the power to transform our world.” The annual seven-day celebration of ideas, innovation, and community is meant to ignite, motivate, connect, and catalyze our community around great ideas and great people. A broad range of event types and featuring a variety of topics will be showcased during Chicago Ideas Week. The topics include Arts & Entertainment, Community Engagement, Health & Wellness, and many others. To see a complete list of the events featured during CIW please click here.
Along with the many and great events, Chicago Ideas Week is premiering The Edison Talks. This invitation-only event will highlight several dynamic speakers and thought-provoking performances. Featured speakers include author Laura Vanderkam, neuroscientist David Eagleman, and many more.
To kick-off the Health & Wellness events of the week CEO and Founder of [su_vismed3d_logo], Dima Elissa, is leading a demonstration of the 3D printing technology that is revolutionizing medicine around the world. “This is my second year participating in the incredible Chicago Ideas Week open labs. This year we have the opportunity to leverage the healthcare epicenter at MATTER Chicago to bring cutting-edge technology and innovation to the forefront,” said Elissa. The showcase will feature exciting and innovative insight into the developing and thriving additive manufacturing industry. Read the event description below to learn more:
“VisMed-3D’s Print Your Own Body Part”
VisMed•3D is reimagining biomedical research and patient care as we know it. The Bio FabLab’s scientists and technicians create patient-specific replicas of anatomies, custom-printed orthotics and prosthetics, and medical devices. CEO and Founder Dima Elissa will lead you in a hands-on demonstration—literally—of the facility’s cutting-edge technology, as you transform scans of your own limbs into 3D models.
This event will take place on Monday, October 12 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm at Merchandise Mart.
222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1230, Chicago, IL 60654