Design Automation Presentations at SOLIDWORKS World 2017

Over the course of SOLIDWORKS World, you’ll join more than 5,000 of your peers and select from more than 200 breakout sessions on a range of topics. Make sure you learn about design automation and CPQ. Even if you’re already automating there’s always something new to see and learn!

Here’s a few of the design automation and configurator presentations that are taking place…

Same but Different

tommy-ray-sww-imageDate: Monday, February 6th
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Presenter: Tommy Ray
CREATE: Design Automation

In this session Tommy Ray of Trimech Solutions will provide an introduction to DriveWorks. Topics will include Projects, Forms, Rules and Generation. This is a great way to learn more about creating ‘Same but Different’ products inside DriveWorks.3

DriveWorksXpress Essentials Hands-on Lab

ryan-and-derek-image-newDate: Tuesday, February 7th
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Ryan Dally and Derek Lawson
CREATE: Design Automation

This hands-on training will prepare students to automate their designs using DriveWorksXpress, which is included in every seat of SOLIDWORKS. Topics include planning for automation, leveraging your existing models, and growing your automation. Electronic manuals and training files are provided as well as live step by step training.

An Introduction to DriveWorksXpress and Xpress Certification

chris-c-sww-imageDate: Wednesday, February 8th
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Chris Cassettari
CREATE: Design Automation

An introductory tutorial intended to give a hands-on proficiency of DriveWorksXpress. If you have SOLIDWORKS, all you need to do is ‘Activate to Automate’ and become one of the first few people globally to be a Certified DriveWorksXpress Associate.

You’ll learn to automate SOLIDWORKS geometry, create an input form and link the input fields to the model, use rules to automate and configure model variations.

Online Configurator to SOLIDWORKS to CNC – Integrated & Automated Solutions

glen-sww-imageDate: Wednesday, February 8th
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Glen Smith
Customer Success & Integrated Solutions

This session will show how companies can create an online configurator, that will automatically generate custom SOLIDWORKS models and then integrate this data through CAMWorks to create the CNC code. The ultimate ART to PART solution for custom products, that will revolutionise your business.

Attendees will learn how modern businesses are selling digitally and automating the creation of all of the data and documents to both sell and manufacture their products. They will also learn how companies using SOLIDWORKS can offer next day delivery of custom components that previously took weeks.

DriveWorks Pro: How to use Specification Flow & Tasks to Improve Processes

dave-mandl-sww-imageDate: Wednesday, February 8th
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Presenter: David Mandl
CREATE: Design Automation

Discover how easy it is to create a truly unique design process in DriveWorks Pro, using customised workflows (Specification Flow) and tasks (Specification Macros) that can make your DriveWorks projects an enterprise-wide tool, all without having to write a word of code.

Attendees will witness how DriveWorks Pro can be used to automate not just their designs, but the enterprise-wide processes that surround them. With a better understanding of how to use out-of-the-box DriveWorks functions, attendees can create DriveWorks projects unique to their unique processes.

Automating and Managing your Designs

adam-benson-sww-imageDate: Wednesday, February 8th
Time: 2:45pm – 3:45pm
Presenter: Adam Benson and Brandon Adkins
CREATE: Design Automation

Similar designs with slight variations are commonplace in many industries. This session will focus on different techniques to automate the creation and management of configurable designs.

Attendees will understand how design teams can work together to produce top quality product data in a shorter amount of time. This session focuses on the use of SOLIDWORKS, DriveWorks, and SOLIDWORKS PDM to showcase the ease and power of configurable product design.



img_0074-smallWe attend SOLIDWORKS World every year and the best part is always meeting new people and catching up with familiar faces.

Pop by and see us at Booth #511 in the Partner Pavilion to try out our sales configurator software on our kiosk, designed in SOLIDWORKS and made by the DriveWorks team.

You’ll also find us at the Annual SOLIDWORKS User Group Network Meeting on Monday evening.

See you in Los Angeles!

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