Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
9:00AM – PLM Jeopardy!
Join Technical Resources Manager, Eric Miller as he provides an overview of what Fusion 360 Manage (formerly known as Fusion Lifecycle) is and what it can do for a company. We’ll demonstrate how to get started by setting up the workspaces that are critical to your business. We’ll also go through the process of bulk loading data to hit the ground running with an implementation.
10:00AM – The Difference Between PDM & PLM and Why You Need Both
Join Operations Director of Software Development, Josh Rader, as he explains how Fusion 360 Manage can be customized to match an existing workflow that’s working well for a company. We’ll discuss the integration capabilities for business systems both upstream and downstream to avoid data duplication and help streamline the flow of information.
11:00AM – The Value of Integrating Engineering Data and ERP
Join Milt Capsimalis, Head of North American operations and Nancy Cibotti, Channel Manager for coolOrange to learn more about the value of automating the sharing of engineering data with your ERP system to:
- Eliminate the need to maintain redundant data
- Reduce BOM errors and cut lead to production time
- Avoid purchasing the wrong product
- Automate document publishing of CAD files
2:00PM – SigmaNEST Software by Cambrio
Join SigmaNEST Director of Sales, Brian Blair as he discusses the SigmaNEST product suite. SigmaNEST is the leading global provider of innovative end-to-end CAD/CAM software solutions to help professional fabricators increase ROI by optimizing material utilization, machine motion, manpower, and data management. This session will cover integration to MRP/ERP, SigmaNEST productivity, nesting just in time, job tracking & scheduling, inventory control, and shop floor integration.
3:00PM – Streamlining Manufacturing with Advanced CAM
Join Eric Strassheim, an engineer at NexGenCAM as he discusses the various CAM technologies and techniques to reduce your programming times by fifty percent. Eric will be joined by FeatureCAM expert, Andy Barney, and PartMaker expert, Phil Jennings.
Wednesday, May 26th, 2021
9:00AM – Design Automation With or Without the Cloud
Join Senior Designer & Applications Specialist, Jerry Oye, and Technology Sales Consultant, Cory Effertz, as they discuss the components required to build a product configurator with two different methods. Both methods include the use of iLogic within Inventor but one utilizes the Forge cloud-based development platform and the other utilizes the Vault Job Processor in an on-premise environment.
10:00AM – Applied Advanced Engineering & Analysis
Join Simulation and Mechanical Design Engineer, Alex Sinclair, as he discusses the advanced engineering and analysis capabilities of the Applied Engineering Advanced Analysis Team. Simulation and analysis can provide invaluable product insight and thus be of tremendous value to a wide variety of applications. Advanced analysis techniques can detect premature failure, reduce design cycle times, and decrease prototype costs, just to name a few. Several simulation types will be highlighted, ranging from static to complex dynamic, fluid flow, and thermal analysis.
11:00AM – Supporting the Factory
2:00PM – Applied Print & Image Services: Not Just for Architects
Join the Operations Director of Applied’s Print and Image Services, Paul Bartron, as he discusses current printing capabilities and options to meet your needs. We will also discuss our partnership with Let’s Bot 3D printing services.
3:00PM – Embedded Systems: Meaning & Technologies
Join Operations Director of Software Development, Josh Rader, as he discusses what embedded systems typically consist of and what some of the latest technologies are that are being used to develop embedded systems.