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Solid Edge University Agenda 2012

To anyone wondering if you should attend the Solid Edge University take a look at those links provide by Susan Cinadr.

The agenda is start getting populate

For those who like to have a little bit more exposure,  visit the product show case to give your product some visibility

Product Showcase!

Hope to see all of you there be sure to arrive a day or two in advance to take advantage of the convention center.

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

Come experience the energy and excitement of Music City at Gaylord Opryland, the flagship property of our Gaylord Hotels family. On the banks of the Cumberland River, our landmark Nashville hotel is just minutes from Nashville International Airport and a short drive or riverboat cruise from downtown Nashville. Underneath our climate-controlled signature glass atriums, lies an extraordinary selection of dining, shopping and recreation options that provide the perfect destination.

You’ll be amazed at our nine acres of indoor gardens, cascading waterfalls and indoor river with our very own Delta flatboat. Within this lush landscape, you’ll discover freshly remodeled guest rooms and suites, a completely redesigned Cascades lobby that features a new VIP check-in area, stylish and contemporary new restaurants, unique shopping experiences, and a 20,000-square-foot spa and fitness center. Are you a sports enthusiast? Be sure to check out the new Fuse Sports Club. With 100 high-definition TVs and sophisticated surroundings, Fuse is just the right location for watching sporting events in style.

General Session

Stay tuned as more sessions are added in the weeks ahead.

Introduction to the Event

Karsten Newbury, senior vice president and general manager for Siemens PLM Software’s Solid Edge and Velocity Series product suite will review the agenda and key events and networking activities that are scheduled to take place. Karsten will provide an update on the Solid Edge product and market strategy and introduce several exciting new initiatives designed to strengthen the Solid Edge community, improve the user experience, and drive business growth worldwide.

Survey Says: Better Data Management Is Better Business

This session will focus on the findings of a survey of over 2400 respondents from manufacturing industry on what their current practices and challenges are for managing their data. The presentation will discuss the best practices for managing engineering data and enable you to focus on key areas that are proven to improve business performance. This presentation will be of interest to anyone who uses or manages engineering data!

Introducing Solid Edge ST5

Dan Staples, director of Solid Edge Product Development, will introduce Solid Edge ST5, and provide a deep dive explanation and demonstration of new functionality and advances in synchronous technology.  Be among the first users to see Solid Edge ST5 in action, and get ready for numerous hands-on opportunities throughout the event.

Wrap-up

Join us for the final session of the event.  Make sure you attend to hear closing thoughts, a recap of what’s in store for the year ahead, and special awards.

102-Designing Environmentally Friendly Products
Prashant B. Jagtap, President & CEO, Trayak

This session will introduce the concepts of Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) and demonstrate how parts and assemblies can be easily analyzed for different environmental indicators like carbon footprint, total energy, etc. from right within Solid Edge. New or experienced designers will learn how to use EcoDesigner to first understand and then improve the environmental footprint of their products. EcoDesigner makes it easy and simple to design environmentally friendly products without spending a lot of time understanding the intricacies and complexities of environmental science.  The presentation will also include live demonstrations of EcoDesigner.

103-Efficient and Accurate Conversions of 2D PDF to 3D Models
Jason Wooden, Mechanical Designer, Space Dynamics Lab

2D PDF drawings of commercially available parts are prolific, not so with 3D models.  Oftentimes designers have to create a 3D model using a PDF drawing. This session will demonstrate live how to efficiently accomplish this using a free tool that converts unusable PDF graphics to usable geometry. Participants can then see how the Create 3D command in Solid Edge transforms the 2D sketches into 3D models.  This is a time-saver and produces more accurate parts than manual modeling.  This session will be useful for any level of designer.

106-Implementation Tips to Boost Your Productivity
Cory Goulden, Application Engineer, P3K Solutions

Imagine if you will, a world of Solid Edge. A world where opening the box and getting started is just the beginning. So you are up and running but are you efficient?  There are many opportunities in Solid Edge to be even MORE productive.  There are tools such as the “SE Admin”, Toolbar customizations (and how to propagate them to other users as a company base/profile), customizing the radial menu, and using templates and Quicksheets.  This session will include live demos of how to set these options up, what their usefulness is, and where to find help. This is intended for intermediate to advanced users although it would serve purpose to anybody who would like more from SE.  Intended mostly for those who would like to set up Solid Edge to be more consistent and easier to deploy.  Most benefits should provide almost immediate effects if your company has not already deployed these options.

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5 April 2012 - Posted by | Fun Stuff, Solid Edge Version, Uncategorized |

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