IOWA SOLIDWORKS 2020 LAUNCH WEEK

Two Venues, Four Days and 15+ Sessions — See What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 and Much More

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What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 Main Event

OCTOBER 15, 2019 | 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Join our expert techs in Des Moines, IA for an afternoon of What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2020. This seminar-style main event will take place at FLIX Brewhouse on Tuesday, October 15th. Kick back and enjoy hundreds of new, user-driven enhancements focused on helping you go from design to finished product faster to beat your competition to market and improve your bottom line.

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FLIX Brewhouse
3800 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines IA 50310
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SOLIDWORKS 2020 Launch Week Sessions 

OCTOBER 16-18, 2019 (See Agenda Below for Times)

Go beyond What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2020 with 15+ free training sessions at the Science Center of Iowa. This portion of Launch Week includes a mix of lecture-only style and hands-on style sessions over the course of three days. Register and build a schedule of topics that interest you most including sessions like Tips & Tricks for Large Assemblies, 3DExperience, Sketch Like a Pro and Industrial Strength 3D Printing with Markforged

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Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX®️ Dome Theater
401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50309
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH

Check-in opens at 8:30AM.

Get there early for coffee, an assortment of baked goods and to grab a seat.
Scroll up to 'Register Now' and select your sessions for launch week.

Download Agenda

Morning Lecture-Only Sessions
9:00AM-10:15AM
Tips & Tricks for Large Assembly Modeling

See the tools, tricks and best practices that will make your large assemblies behave more efficiently and reliably.

OTHER TIME(S):
Thursday, October 17th 

10:30AM - 12:00PM
Creating Assembly Instructions, Product/Part Manuals & Animations

Streamline your product technical communications for both CAD and non-technical users. See how to easily repurpose existing 3D CAD design data to create high-quality 2D and 3D graphical content quickly and effectively.

OTHER TIME(S):
Friday, October 18th

Morning Hands-On Session
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Extreme Part Modeling

Learn the most critical advanced part modeling techniques, including how to use multibody solids, sweeping and lofting features.

OTHER TIME(S):
None

Afternoon Lecture-Only Sessions
1:00PM - 2:15PM
To the Cloud! Rapid Ideation, Design and Project Management

See how a company uses a web browser and the 3DExperience cloud platform to consolidate technology solutions, reduce reliance on IT, and easily implement a turn-key solution for product design, simulation, project management and collaboration.

OTHER TIME(S):
None

2:45PM - 4:00PM
9 MBD Implementation Dos and Don'ts

Don’t be limited by rudimentary 3D PDF! Learn how to accelerate production by guiding the manufacturing process directly in 3D and you'll cut cycle time, reduce errors and improve compliance with industry standards.

OTHER TIME(S):
None

Afternoon Hands-On Session
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Sketch Like a Pro!

SOLIDWORKS users spend 60% of their time in the sketcher. Learn all the undocumented tips and tricks to make sketching as fast and accurate as possible.

OTHER TIME(S):
Thursday, October 17th 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17TH

Check-in opens at 8:30AM.

Get there early for coffee, an assortment of baked goods and to grab a seat.
Scroll up to 'Register Now' and select your sessions for launch week.

Download Agenda

Morning Lecture-Only Sessions
9:00AM - 10:15PM
DIY PC Tuning for SOLIDWORKS Users

Ever wondered if SOLIDWORKS could run better on your PC? Attend this session to learn how the pros fine tune hardware to achieve the best SOLIDWORKS experience.

OTHER TIME(S):
None

10:30AM - 12:00PM
Tips & Tricks for Large Assembly Modeling

See the tools, tricks and best practices that will make your large assemblies behave more efficiently and reliably.

OTHER TIME(S):
Wednesday, October 16th

Morning Hand-On Session
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sketch Like a Pro!

SOLIDWORKS users spend 60% of their time in the sketcher. Learn all the undocumented tips and tricks to make sketching as fast and accurate as possible.

OTHER TIME(S):
Wednesday, October 16th 

Afternoon Lecture-Only Sessions
1:00PM - 2:15PM
Connect Design & Manufacturing with Rules-Based CAM Technology

Learn how rules-based CAM technology can integrate design and manufacturing in one application, connecting design and manufacturing teams through a common software tool and 3D model.

OTHER TIME(S):
None

2:45PM - 4:00PM
Industrial Strength 3D Printing with Markforged

Additive technology has become a crucial tool for manufacturers to stay competitive and overcome issues often faced with production tooling. Attend this session to learn how Markforged composite and metal materials can be printed for use in production applications.

OTHER TIME(S):
None

Afternoon Hands-On Session
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Advanced Weldments

Already familiar with Weldments but want to dive into the more advanced capabilities offered in SOLIDWORKS? This session is for you.

OTHER TIME(S):
None

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18TH

Check-in opens at 8:30AM. Last session ends at 2:15PM.

Get there early for coffee, an assortment of baked goods and to grab a seat.
Scroll up to 'Register Now' and select your sessions for launch week.

Download Agenda

Morning Lecture-Only Session
9:00AM - 10:15AM
Automate Your Inspection and QA Reports

Learn how SOLIDWORKS Inspection integrates into the QA process to create ballooned drawings and FAI reports.

OTHER TIME(S):
None

10:30AM - 12:00PM
SOLIDWORKS Simulation for Every Designer

Learn the basics of setting up a design validation study using SOLIDWORKS Simulation. Topics include best modeling practices, material selection, choosing the correct mesh type, how to interpret the results and reporting/sharing options.

OTHER TIME(S):
None

Morning Hands-On Session
9:00PM - 12:00PM
3D Modeling for Plastic Part Design

Learn how to deal with the specific concerns of 3D modeling on plastic parts.

OTHER TIME(S):
None

Afternoon Lecture-Only Session
1:00PM - 2:15PM
Creating Assembly Instructions, Product/Part Manuals & Animations

Streamline your product technical communications for both CAD and non-technical users. See how to easily repurpose existing 3D CAD design data to create high-quality 2D and 3D graphical content quickly and effectively.

OTHER TIME(S):
Wednesday, October 16th

Afternoon Lecture-Only Session
1:00PM - 2:15PM
Best Practices for Starting a Data Management Project

Learn about the best practices critical to the successful implementation of any engineering data management system.

OTHER TIME(S):
None

Questions? Contact our events team at events@alignex.com or call 866-378-6829.