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What can you expect from the Global Technology Event?
A virtual event with all the latest on SOLIDWORKS and more!
The TriMech and Solid Solutions Global Technology Event is a virtual event that brings together everything you've come to expect from yearly SOLIDWORKS launch events along with the latest in technology insights from the wider group, and from industry partners including Dassault Systèmes, DELL, NVIDIA, DriveWorks and more.

This event replicates the experience of a real event hall and will feature live sessions on November 2nd and November 3rd, with on-demand catch-up available. Alongside the scheduled content you'll also find opportunities to interact with and learn from our experts, exhibitors and the global SOLIDWORKS community.

WHAT TO EXPECT?

A Packed Out
Two Day Agenda

This year Solid Solutions and TriMech are bringing you the largest and most comprehensive agenda yet. The event is hosted virtually, with live sessions running 09:00 - 13:00 GMT on November 2nd and November 3rd, please take a look at the full agenda below.

As this is a global event we will be repeating the whole agenda for the convenience of those watching from other timezones. So if you can't make the morning session then you can tune in 13:00 - 17:00 GMT or 17:00 - 21:00 GMT instead. Our experts will be on hand to answer your questions during these times as well.

The agenda features two tracks of content that will run at the same time, you can jump in and out of these tracks at any time to attend the sessions most relevant to you. Additionally, all sessions will also be available on-demand for 30 days after the event.

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Event Agenda

General Sessions
Announcements, guest speakers and prizes.
What's New
Discover SOLIDWORKS 2023 Enhancements.
Discovery
Find out what you've been missing out on.
Hardware
CAD Workstations, 3D Printers, Scanners.
Manufacturing
CADCAM solutions for metal, wood and more.
Tips & Tricks
Essential advice from the experts.
Track 1
Day One - November 2nd
09:15 - 10:00 | Repeated at 13:15, 17:15
Welcome & SOLIDWORKS 2023 What's New? - Part 1

A lot has changed at TriMech and Solid Solutions in the last year! In this session we'll quickly bring you up to speed, cover housekeeping for the event and share details about how you can win some great prizes.

After the welcome we'll get into the main event and dive into the first part of our SOLIDWORKS 2023 coverage. In our What's New sessions you can expect to learn all about the latest enhancements that will help to make you more productive than ever.

10:00 - 10:30 | Repeated at 14:00, 18:00
Hardware Guide - How to choose the right PC for 2023

Join us as we tackle some misconceptions about hardware, benchmark the latest machines and give you our recommendations of what to look out for when choosing a machine to run SOLIDWORKS on in 2023.

10:30 - 11:00 | Repeated at 14:30, 18:30
Is the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform the right fit for your business in 2023?

In this session we will cover a brief overview of what the 3DEXPERIENCE platform is and whether it is something that you should be considering for your business now or in the future. We will answer some common questions and hopefully bust a few myths along the way.

11:00 - 11:30 | Repeated at 15:00, 19:00
SOLIDWORKS 2023 What's New? - Part 2

For the second part of our what's new SOLIDWORKS content we'll be taking a look at the latest enhancements to assemblies, electrical, PDM and more! As with all sessions we'll also have a live chat so let us know your favourite features and ask any questions that are on your mind.

11:30 - 12:00 | Repeated at 15:30, 19:30
SOLIDWORKS 2023 What's New? - Part 3

Want to know what's new in drawings? How about sheet metal or simulation? Well, you're in luck! In this third and final session looking at SOLIDWORKS 2023 we'll be running through everything new in these topics and more!

12:00 - 12:30 | Repeated at 16:00, 20:00
Guest Speaker - Richard Browning - Gravity Industries

Last year we visited Gravity Industries’ development labs where they told us all about how they developed their Jet Suit from an idea to a product, and how SOLIDWORKS and 3D Printing helped them to do so. This year we wanted to take an extended look, and so we interviewed Founder and Lead Test Pilot Richard Browning, and Lead Engineer Sam Rogers to find out more.

They’ll share not only what they’ve up to, but also the latest developments to the suits and some of the lessons they’ve learned on their rapid journey, giving an insight into how they’ve grown a business from an idea, to a global brand in just six years.

Track 2
Day One - November 2nd
10:00 - 10:30 | Repeated at 14:00, 18:00
Advanced Manufacturing Services: What's New
10:30 - 11:00 | Repeated at 14:30, 18:30
DriveWorks - CPQ for Manufacturing

What can you do to innovate, be competitive and win more orders? You can automate your repetitive design tasks with DriveWorks it’s ideal for SAME but DIFFERENT designs and orders.

In this session Oliver Basma-Lord from DriveWorks will show you what can be achieved with DriveWorks, demonstrating how you can connect your teams and automate the generation of all the data you need to sell and manufacture your custom products.

11:00 - 11:30 | Repeated at 15:00, 19:00
DELMIA - Is now the right time?

The DELMIA products cover all aspects of Manufacturing. In this session we will take a quick look at many of the capabilities covering machining, robotics, production line simulation and optimisation, scheduling, and the creation of a 3D Virtual Factory.

11:30 - 12:00 | Repeated at 15:30, 19:30
Which PDM Solution is Right to Manage your Data?

With businesses under increasing pressure to deliver new, innovative products faster and cheaper without compromising on quality, having a data management system has never been more important.

SOLIDWORKS Data Management solutions help you to secure your CAD data, get control over your engineering process and streamline collaboration for your team.

In this session we'll share information to help you decide which product will be the best fit for your team, to do so we'll take a look into the differences between SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard, SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional and SOLIDWORKS Manage.

Day Two - November 3rd
09:00 - 09:30 | Repeated at 13:00, 17:00
Working with Large Assemblies in 2023

Get the latest advice and recommendations for optimising your large assemblies and discover just how much SOLIDWORKS 2023 can benefit your day-to-day workflows.

09:30 - 10:00 | Repeated at 13:30, 17:30
ENOVIA - A Guide to Product Lifecycle Management and the Digital Thread

ENOVIA is the Dassault brand that covers all aspects of governance. In this session we will look at some of the capabilities ranging from basic document management through to full PLM and how it creates a digital thread that links data, people, and processes together.

10:00 - 10:30 | Repeated at 14:00, 18:00
SOLIDWORKS Tips & Tricks - Drawings, Assemblies & More!

The transatlantic CAD battle continues! This time our teams will be sharing tips on drawings and assemblies as they continue working on their models. Join us for some expert advice and make sure to let us know in the chat which team is impressing you the most!

10:30 - 11:00 | Repeated at 14:30, 18:30
Easing the Engineering Release to Purchasing & Manufacturing

Learn how to streamline manufacturing across process, discrete, and repetitive manufacturing environments with DELMIAWorks in this session. DELMIAWorks (formally IQMS) helps manufacturing companies manage their business from first client interaction to the shipping dock.

This suite of integrated software provides real-time visibility and business intelligence throughout the entire manufacturing business making your company more agile while also driving better quality and higher profitability.

11:00 - 11:30 | Repeated at 15:00, 19:00
SOLIDWORKS What's Old? - 2018 - 2022 Catch Up

SOLIDWORKS has developed vastly since it first came onto the market in 1995 to revolutionise the way design and manufacturing companies bring their ideas and products to life. Over the course of this session we will cover the top new features and functionality that have been implemented since 2018.

11:30 - 12:00 | Repeated at 15:30, 19:30
Advanced Virtual Testing Powered by SIMULIA
12:00 - 12:30 | Repeated at 16:00, 20:00
Your Guide to Technical Communication Solutions

Would your business benefit by streamlining the creation of high quality assembly instructions or maintenance manuals? Or would you rather upgrade your manufacturing process to feature intiuitive. 3D manufacturing information. How about reducing the time you spend on technical document inspection by up to 90%?

If any of the above sounds appealing then join us for this look at SOLIDWORKS' Technical Communication products, where we'll explain a bit about how each one works and the advantages they can bring to your team.

12:30 - 12:40 | Repeated at 16:30, 20:30
Event Recap and Closing Comments
Day Two - November 3rd
09:00 - 09:30 | Repeated at 13:00, 13:30
How to Integrate 3D Scanning into your SOLIDWORKS Workflow
09:30 - 10:00 | Repeated at 13:30, 17:30
SOLIDWORKS Tips & Tricks - UI & Sketching

This year our tips & tricks are brought to you in a new format, CAD showdown! We'll be pitting presenters from the U.K. & Ireland against those from the U.S.A. and Canada. Join us for this battle and let us know which team has the top tipsters!

In our first session we'll be sharing loads of useful advices for configuring your user interface and sketching in SOLIDWORKS.

10:00 - 10:30 | Repeated at 14:00, 18:00
DraftSight Connected - 2D CAD for 2023 and Beyond

DraftSight Connected enhances the 2D design and drafting package that you know and love by connecting it to the cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, enabling you to securely share data and collaborate from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. This session presented by Dassault Systèmes will show exactly how this works and demonstrate some other benefits of DraftSight Connected.

10:30 - 11:00 | Repeated at 14:30, 18:30
Heavy Metal! How to Design for Manufacture
11:00 - 11:30 | Repeated at 15:00, 19:00
Woodworking for SOLIDWORKS - SWOOD Overview

SWOOD functions directly inside SOLIDWORKS and provides a set of specialized tools to speed up the generation of manufacturing information for woodworking.

From design and reporting, to CAM, Nesting and Automation there are SWOOD tools to enhance every aspect of the product development process. In this session we'll introduce to all of the tools in the SWOOD Portfolio.

11:30 - 12:00 | Repeated at 15:30, 19:30
SOLIDWORKS Tips & Tricks - Advanced Part Modelling & Fabrication

It's the final showdown in our tips and tricks competition! This time the battleground has progressed to part modelling and fabrication. Which team will share the best tips and rise to the top to claim the honour of top tipster? Only you can decide.

12:00 - 12:30 | Repeated at 16:00, 20:00
Flexible Design with Cloud CAD Tools

Discover xShape, an exciting cloud-based subdivision modelling tool available through the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. xShape allows users to generate smooth, freeform shapes in 3D using a workflow that feels more like sculpting than CAD modelling. This can seriously speed up the modelling of complex designs, plus you can use in conjunction with SOLIDWORKS!

Learn how the two software work brilliantly together in this session from Dassault Systèmes.

Virtual Hall Area Guide

Entrance Lobby

This is where you'll arrive as you enter our virtual conference. When you enter the lobby you'll be welcomed by a brief explanation of how to use the platform, then from the lobby you can visit the auditoriums or exhibition hall.

If you have any issues or questions on the day them you can get support from the help desk in the lobby.

Auditorium

The auditorium is where you can visit to watch presentations from TriMech & Solid Solutions, Dassault Systèms and our partners. When you enter the auditorium you can view the full schedule and join the different presentations, after joining you'll be able to watch the sessions and interact with the presenters at the same time via text chat.

After a session has aired it will be available for you to watch for 30 days. Check out the full agenda above.

Exhibition Hall

The exhibition hall is a dedicated space for you to find out more about our partners and products in more detail. Every partner will have a stand that you can visit to interact with them via chat, as well as watch their videos and find out more about what they offer.

Just like our regular launch events we'll also have stands for our different products so if you're looking to find out the latest on SOLIDWORKS PDM/Simulation/Electrical etc. then make sure to pay a visit.

Prizes

Five Amazing SOLIDWORKS Prizes
This year's prizes have all either been designed in SOLIDWORKS or will help you to create your own designs faster in SOLIDWORKS!
Dell Precision 7670 16 Inch Mobile Workstation
This brand new form factor of a 16-inch mobile workstation offers increased screen space and power in a compact form factor, perfect for tackling complex assemblies, simulations and renders.

How to win?
Watch our session on "Hardware Guide - How to choose the right PC for 2023" for more information on how to win this amazing prize courtesy of Dell & NVIDIA.
Xtreme RC Brawler V2
The XRC Brawler is the first of its kind in the RC industry. No other RC vehicle will give you the genuine feeling of respect for it; when moving along at speeds of 56KM/H. Safe to say the Brawler could take on anything in its path.

We'll be sharing a case study about how the team developed the Brawler V2 at the event, but if you'd like to know more then check out their website.

How to win?
Rendering Competition - Full details will be revealed during the welcome session of the event.
3Dconnexion Devices
3Dconnexion gear facilitates better ergonomics and more efficient 3D modeling at your CAD workstation.

How to win?
Simply visit the 3Dconnexion booth in our virtual 'Partner Pavilion' and watch the main video there and we will enter you into a prize draw to win a 3DConnexion Wireless Kit.

We will be giving away 3DConnexion Enterprise Kits for the runners up of the competitions for the Dell 7670 and XtremeRC Brawler V2.

We have 9 kits in total to give away this year so you have a great chance to win.
Ooni Fyra 12 Wood Pellet Pizza Oven
Ooni Fyra 12 streamlines wood-fired cooking for a no-nonsense live fire experience and intense flavors.

How to win?
Simply watch three sessions on day one and visit five booths and we'll enter you into a draw to win this prize.
Veho MR-7 Wireless Speaker
The MR-7 wireless speaker from Veho features a high-quality retro design coupled with superior sound quality and an impressive 30 hour battery life from one charge.

How to win?
Simply watch three sessions on day two and visit five booths and we'll enter you into a draw to win this prize.
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Dell Precisions 7670 - 16 inch Mobile Workstation
XtremeRC-Brawler-V2
Ergonic CAD Devices from 3Dconnexion
Delicious pizza from Wood Fired 12
High Quality Retro Design Speaker - Veho MR-7

FAQs

What if I can't attend while the event is live?
You'll miss the chance to interact with our experts and exhibitors, but all the content will be available for you to access for 30 days after the event. Registration remains open so join whenever you can.
Is there a cost for attending?
No, we're happy to say our Global Technology Event is available for everyone for free.
How can I get help with technical issues?
There is a help desk in the lobby if you have issues with the platform, if you are a Solid Solutions subscriber you can also contact support as usual.
When will SOLIDWORKS 2023 launch?
More information coming soon, watch this space!
Where can I learn more about the competitions and prizes?
We will update this page with more information on the prizes before the event. Full information on the prizes will be explained during the welcome session on November 2nd.
What if I want to watch sessions that clash?
Every session will be recorded and available for you to watch up to 30 days after the event finishes. Additionally, as this is a global event, we will be repeating the whole agenda for the convenience of those watching from other timezones.

We have four hours of sessions per day and these will run first at 09:00 - 13:00 and then be repeated 13:00 - 17:00 and 17:00 - 21:00 . Our experts will be on hand to answer your questions during these times as well.
Why is the event being jointly hosted this year?
The Solid Solutions Group is now part of TriMech, together we are the leading SOLIDWORKS partner and among the top three Dassault Systèmes partners in the world.

We’re still here for you in all the ways you have come to trust and rely on; at the same time, we can now support you with an expanded team of experts in a larger suite of products and services.

Read more about TriMech and Solid Solutions.
Where is the event hosted?
This event is hosted virtually in an environment that replicates the experience of a real event hall and will feature live sessions.

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Sponsors & Exhibitors

 Solid Solutions | Trimech Group

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