Celebration Event to Highlight Emerging Technologies

Autodesk’s Smart Manufacturing Celebration is on April 26 and 27, 2018, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Following the success of the Advanced Manufacturing Facility re-launch in Birmingham, United Kingdom, Autodesk manufacturing in North American is launching a second event hosted at Paragon D&E in Grand Rapids, Michigan, called the Smart Manufacturing Celebration on April 26 and April 27, 2018. Full details and the registration form are available at the Autodesk celebration page online. The event will focus on current and emerging technologies that are transforming how Autodesk makes things—and what it makes. Autodesk says that if you are shaping the future of your company’s design and manufacturing, the Smart Manufacturing Celebration will inspire and engage you with informative keynotes, innovation and networking opportunities.

 

 

Autodesk says that top industry experts from organizations around the world will cover topics including the latest developments in hybrid and additive machining, simulation, materials and emerging manufacturing methods. On April 26, companies will get a first-hand look at the new releases of PowerMill 2019, the launch of Fusion Production and hear from both Paragon D&E and Autodesk on how the customer experience between the two companies has been instrumental in developing new manufacturing process and the evolution of Autodesk’s advanced manufacturing software solutions. On April 27, attendees will get insight into the factory of the future from keynote presentations by Ford Performance Chief Program Engineer Todd Soderquist, Chief Engineer and Head of Department at RWTH Aachen University Matthias Dannapfel and Chief Technology Officer at UI Labs Kevin McDunn.

Attendees will also have an opportunity to participate in a factory tour that will include live demonstrations. The event includes expo demonstrations featuring AR/VR systems, hands-on tech talks with product specialists, an industry panel and networking opportunities.

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