Topic: Revolutionising the foot orthotic industry using 3D printing

Outline: 1)Overview of custom foot orthotic industry 2) Waste reduction  3)Using 3D printing to produce custom made foot orthotics  4)Utilising the HP Jet Fusion Printing Solution


Dean Hartley is the co-founder of iOrthotics (Brisbane, Australia) which specialises in the manufacturing of custom made prescription foot orthotics for podiatrists and other medical professionals. Implementing CAD/CAM technologies has been integral to scaling iOrthotics and over the last 3 years he has been leading the industry in 3D printing manufacturing on a large scale. Dean is also an owner and Director of Healthia, an allied health company based in Australia which currently owns and operates over 50 podiatry clinics employing almost 400 staff.