SOLIDWORKS 2018 LAUNCH

Design Innovation Summit

Event #: L108

Join Computer Aided Technology (CATI) for our Design Innovation Summit as we showcase What’s NEW in SOLIDWORKS 2018! The Design Innovation Summit is an interactive learning experience focused on helping you design and make better products. This year we have a full agenda centered around What’s NEW in SOLIDWORKS 2018.

We have listened to your feedback from previous events, chose better-equipped venues, and reworked the agenda to show you more of What’s NEW in SOLIDWORKS 2018. With content created by our Application Engineers, you will leave this year’s Design Innovation Summit with the knowledge to help you get your job done right and be more prepared to update to SOLIDWORKS 2018!

In addition to What’s NEW in SOLIDWORKS 2018, some events will have an expanded agenda that includes tips and tricks sessions as well as expanded looks at Creaform 3D Scanning, Stratasys 3D Printing, Desktop Metal 3D Printing, and more… .

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CATI MCAD Design Innovation Summit

Agenda

Event agendas vary by location. Click on the tabs below to expand the agenda for an event near you.

New guest speakers have been added for various locations! – Speaker List Last Updated 10/5/17

View the table and agendas below to find out which guest speaker will be at your event.

Location Special Guest Speaker
Event Completed
Rosemont, IL
Jonah Myerberg – Desktop Metal
Jonah is a Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Desktop Metal where he is responsible for leading the technical direction of Desktop Metal’s 3D printing solutions.
Indianapolis, IN Rick Chin – Desktop Metal
Rick is a co-founder and Vice President of Software Development at Desktop Metal, where he is responsible for the development of a robust, effortless software platform for Desktop Metal’s 3D printing systems.
Cincinnati, OH Gian Paolo Bassi – SOLIDWORKS
Gian Paolo brings more than 25 years of experience in 3D, CAD, and PLM industries to Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. As CEO, Gian Paolo spearheads the development of SOLIDWORKS future product and technology strategies designed for the desktop and the cloud, and collaboration with the strong user community.
Oshkosh, WIandKansas City, MO Paul Adams – Vice President, Worldwide Technical Sales, SOLIDWORKS
Paul joined SOLIDWORKS in 1996 as one of the first 100 employees to help recruit, build, and train the channel, and grow the technical team. In his current position, Paul leads a passionate team of technical sales employees and reseller application engineers charged with bringing SOLIDWORKS technology to the marketplace and getting customers into production.
Time General Session Breakout 1 Breakout 2
8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast
9:00am – 9:15am What’s NEW in 3D Printing – Stratasys and Desktop Metal Leveraging SOLIDWORKS Electrical Design Tools for Schematics, 3D Wiring, and PCB Design Technology Review – SOLIDWORKS Solutions for Today and Tomorrow
9:15am – 9:30am Solving Common and Uncommon Design Challenges Using SOLIDWORKS Simulation
9:30am – 9:45am Technology Review – SOLIDWORKS Solutions for Today and Tomorrow
10:00am – 10:45am
Location Special Guest Speaker
Event Completed
Rosemont, IL
Jonah Myerberg – Desktop Metal
Jonah is a Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Desktop Metal where he is responsible for leading the technical direction of Desktop Metal’s 3D printing solutions.
Indianapolis, IN Rick Chin – Desktop Metal
Rick is a co-founder and Vice President of Software Development at Desktop Metal, where he is responsible for the development of a robust, effortless software platform for Desktop Metal’s 3D printing systems.
Oshkosh, WIandKansas City, MO Paul Adams – Vice President, Worldwide Technical Sales, SOLIDWORKS
Paul joined SOLIDWORKS in 1996 as one of the first 100 employees to help recruit, build, and train the channel, and grow the technical team. In his current position, Paul leads a passionate team of technical sales employees and reseller application engineers charged with bringing SOLIDWORKS technology to the marketplace and getting customers into production.
11:00am – 12:00pm SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s NEW Part 1
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s NEW Part 2
2:15pm – 3:00pm Living in a Mulit-CAD World: Working in SOLIDWORKS With Non-SOLIDWORKS Files SOLIDWORKS Configuration Management Best Practices SOLIDWORKS Design for 3D Printing
3:15pm – 4:00pm SOLIDWORKS Tips and Tricks You Can’t Live Without SOLIDWORKS PDM Tips and Tricks Leveraging 3D Scanning Technology for Industry Use
Special Guest Speaker for Cincinnati Gian Paolo Bassi – SOLIDWORKS
Gian Paolo brings more than 25 years of experience in 3D, CAD, and PLM industries to Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. As CEO, Gian Paolo spearheads the development of SOLIDWORKS future product and technology strategies designed for the desktop and the cloud, and collaboration with the strong user community.
Time Presentation
9:30am – 10:00am Registration and Breakfast
10:00am – 11:00am SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s New Part 1
11:00am – 11:20am What’s NEW in 3D Printing and 3D Scanning – Stratasys, Desktop Metal, and Creaform
11:20am – 12:15pm SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s New Part 2
12:15pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm Networking and One-on-One Time
Time Presentation
9:30am – 10:00am Registration and Breakfast
10:00am – 11:00am SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s NEW Part 1
11:00am – 12:00pm What’s NEW in 3D Printing – Stratasys and Desktop Metal
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s NEW Part 2
Time Presentation
8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast
9:00am – 9:45am What’s NEW in 3D Printing – Stratasys and Desktop Metal
10:00am – 10:45am TBD
11:00am – 12:00pm SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s New Part 1
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s New Part 2
2:00pm – 3:00pm Living in a Mulit-CAD World: Working in SOLIDWORKS With Non-SOLIDWORKS Files
3:00pm – 4:00pm SOLIDWORKS Tips and Tricks You Can’t Live Without
Time General Session Breakout 1 Breakout 2
8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast
9:00am – 9:15am What’s NEW in 3D Printing – Stratasys and Desktop Metal Leveraging SOLIDWORKS Electrical Design Tools for Schematics, 3D Wiring, and PCB Design Technology Review – SOLIDWORKS Solutions for Today and Tomorrow
9:15am – 9:30am Solving Common and Uncommon Design Challenges Using SOLIDWORKS Simulation
9:30am – 9:45am Technology Review – SOLIDWORKS Solutions for Today and Tomorrow
10:00am – 10:45am SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s NEW Part 1
11:00am – 12:00pm SOLIDWORKS 2018 What’s NEW Part 2
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm Living in a Mulit-CAD World: Working in SOLIDWORKS With Non-SOLIDWORKS Files SOLIDWORKS Configuration Management Best Practices SOLIDWORKS Design for 3D Printing
2:15pm – 3:00pm SOLIDWORKS Tips and Tricks You Can’t Live Without SOLIDWORKS PDM Tips and Tricks Leveraging 3D Scanning Technology for Industry Use

Upcoming Events:

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October 24, 2017
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October 24, 2017
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October 25, 2017
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October 25, 2017
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October 26, 2017
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November 1, 2017
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November 2, 2017
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November 8, 2017
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November 8, 2017
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November 16, 2017
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