Thursday January 18, 2018 at 11:32am
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SOLIDWORKS World 2018. Join over 5,000 of your engineering and manufacturing peers for the largest gathering of SOLIDWORKS users, resellers, employees, solutions providers, entrepreneurs.

SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2018: Think future, think innovation, think next is now

SOLIDWORKSWorld 2018 is fast approaching, and we can’t wait! To kick off the event on February 4-7, SSG looks at the jam-packed agenda and the inspiring keynote speakers who are gracing the big stage in LA.

Sessions to look out for :
Make 2018 the best yet by attending the hottest sessions aiming to offer fresh perspectives, new modelling techniques, and unparalleled networking opportunities – SOLIDWORKS World 2018 is the place to be!

Sharpen your skills with hands-on training using the latest SOLIDWORKS software, including Visualize, Simulation, MCAD, ECAD, Data Management, and much, much more. Check out our top picks for each day: -


  • CSI:Assemblies- Investigating Crimes Against Assembly Performance

Chris Booking, Applications & Architecture Director at Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS, demonstrates how to become a true detective and learn how to use cutting-edge forensic tools to solve even the most mysterious cases of poor assembly performance!

Me and My MBD; Learning to Make MBD your Friend

MBD is becoming a growing requirement in the world of engineering and SOLIDWORKS is matching that requirement, are you?

  • SOLIDWORKS CAM – Hands-on
See the much-anticipated SOLIDWORKS CAM solution live in action! Get started with Part Milling; learn how to create 2.5-axis mill toolpaths using SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard.

  • Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Manage

Take advantage of the unique set of advanced data management tools that SOLIDWORKS Manage provides. Leverage the file management capabilities and ease of use of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional whilst adding powerful project and process functionality.

  • Topology Optimization in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018

New functionality within SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018, this session on Topology Optimisation  is not to be missed! Discover the power of using this new functionality during the conceptual design stage.   

Even if you’re a SOLIDWORKS World veteran, the tech-savvy sessions will ensure you take your design skills to the next level. This year’s breakout sessions are LIVE! With 200+ breakout sessions to choose from there’s something for everyone. Build your own agenda now and save your seat.

Top Speakers

Bernard Charles

Who is he?
Bernard has been CEO of Dassault Systèmes since 1995 and as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2016. Having been instrumental in instilling a culture of ongoing innovation and making science a part of the company’s DNA, Charlès firmly believes that 3D technology is about making possible the impossible. Don’t miss his opening speech on day 1, capturing the spirit of SOLIDWORKS World and what he believes the future holds for CAD.

Kyoungchul (KC) Kong

Who is he?
KC is a professor of mechanical engineering at Sogang University and also the CEO and Founder of SG Mechatronics and SG Robotics. He will be showcasing ANGELEGS; a wearable robot designed to help people with partially impaired walking ability. He will be speaking as part of the THINK: INNOVATION talks.

Michael Jagemann

Who is he?
Mike is the head of production at Boom Supersonic for the XB-1, the first independently developed supersonic jet and history’s fastest civil aircraft. He is tasked with turning the engineering designs into real, tangible products at reasonable costs and at the highest levels of safety – a talk that’s not to be missed!


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