Designers, techies, entrepreneurs and normal people; share ideas and explore the possibilities of this intriguing technology; #3DPrinting (aka Additive Manufacturing or Fused Filament Fabrication) is the future, and heralds in a new age of making stuff and shopping.
To establish regular meet-ups that share and develop interests concerning 3D printing.
Members are encouraged to develop commercial interests in parallel with #3DPM
#3DPM encourages the cross-pollination of ideas and development of expertise not bound by commercial interest.
To establish a modest operating fund; paid for by all members to cover costs of meeting places, communication and group projects; transparent and openly accountable to all members.
#3DPM seeks to bring together in one venue enough printers and resources for members to explore ideas, learn skills; and to develop the venue as a permanent 3D printing resource and local forum of exchange.
To actively promote #3DPM, members are encouraged to post content and links directly and indirectly related to 3D printing.
To develop #3DPM as a professional charitable organisation with lobbying strength to further the group aims in 3D printing.
Members will periodically (at least every year), democratically review #3DPM operating principles, expenses, procedures, rules, organisation and codes of practice.