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SOLIDWORKS User Groups are a valuable resource to all members of the SOLIDWORKS community

  • Learn more about SOLIDWORKS and SOLIDWORKS related products.
  • Better educate yourself on how SOLIDWORKS can be used.
  • Network with your peers.
  • Share experiences and technical presentations to help provide you and your company with valuable, real-world techniques and methodologies.
  • Give-away’s, food, and refreshments usually provided for each meeting.

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Wed, Dec 1, 2021 1pm ET

This is a make up meeting for the meeting in November that had to be postponed.

Please join us for our 4th Quarter MNSWUG meeting.

Agenda (Special Presenters will be from HawkRidge Systems, GoEngineer, and CATI)

- AE Top 15 What Matters and Ask Them Anything
- Each VAR will get to present five quick topics that they think matters concerning SolidWorks or CAD in general.

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Thu, Dec 9, 2021 5pm ET

The next WMLSWUG meeting is scheduled for December 9th 2021 at Fogg Filler company located at 3455 John F Donnelly Dr.

Doors open at 4:45pm, food is served at 5:00pm, first presentation session is 6:00pm second presentation session is 7:30pm. Please RSVP if you plan to attend so we can plan for food, setup chairs, etc.!

Similar to previous meetings there'll be two sessions each one hour long with five presentations per session providing about ~10 hours of content!


Session #1

  • SOLIDWORKS What’s new 2021 & 2022 Part 1 - Darin (GoEngineer)
  • SOLIDWORKS - Introduction to Sketching - (CATI)
  • Foreign geometry import with sheet metal fixturing - Part 1 - Jonathan Little (Superior Cutting)
  • 3D Printing, what you need to know about design and printing! - Paul DeWys (Forerunner 3D Printing)
  • DriveWorks - Product Configurator - John MacArthur and Greg Dawes (GoEngineer)

Session #2

  • SOLIDWORKS What’s new 2022 & 2022 Part 2 - Darin (GoEngineer)
  • SOLIDWORKS - Introduction to Part Modeling - (CATI)
  • Foreign geometry import with sheet metal fixturing - Part 2 - Jonathan Little (Superior Cutting)
  • SOLIDWORKS Admin - Open Session - Jesse Reda & Shawn (Fogg and AroMech)
  • SOLIDWORKS - Advanced Surfacing - John MacArthur (GoEngineer)

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Birmingham, AL Central Alabama SWUG Joel Gilbert
Huntsville, AL North Alabama SWUG Ricky Jordan   or   Brian McElyea
Tucson, AZ Tucson SOLIDWORKS User Group Bill Schoening   or   Neil Mills
Bakersfield, CA Kern County SWUG Mathew Stevenson
Fountain Valley, CA Orange County SWUG Gabriel Corbett
Fresno, CA Fresno SWUG Jose Saldana
Mountain View, CA California Tech Hub SWUG Edward Gilbert
Oakland, CA Laney College SWUG Elise Moss
Sacramento, CA Sacramento SWUG Tom Davis
San Diego, CA San Diego SWUG Phil Sluder
Sunnnyvale, CA Silicon Valley SWUG Brian Titus
West Covina, CA Mount San Antonio SWUG Rhiannon Britney
Panama City Beach, FL Panama City Beach SWUG Kendra Wardlow
Boise, ID Treasure Valley SolidWorks User Group Ryan Okelberry, P.E.   or   Blake Young
Elkhart, IN Northern Indiana SOLIDWORKS User Group Peggy Frantz   or   Dennis Ralston
Indianapolis, IN Central Indiana SOLIDWORKS User Group Michael Bridges   or   Bill Fletcher
Wichita, KS South Central Kansas SOLIDWORKS User Group Eric Spurgeon
Lafayette, LA Lafayette SWUG Steve Andrepont
New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA New Orleans/Baton Rouge SWUG Bobby Moore or Joe Rowsey
Holland, MI West Michigan Lakeshore SOLIDWORKS User Group Jake Vlietstra   or   Michael Falik
Monroe, MI Southeast Michigan/Northwest Ohio SOLIDWORKS User Group Dean R. Kerste, Ph.D., CSWE   or   Mike Reaume
Rochester Hills, MI Eastern Michigan SOLIDWORKS User Group Dan Bovinich
Duncan, OK Red River SWUG Lee Brown
Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma City SWUG John Watkins
Tulsa, OK Tulsa SWUG Patrick O’Hern
Chattanooga, TN Chattanooga SWUG Nicole Walden
Nashville, TN Music City SWUG Rudy Ottway
Austin, TX Central Texas SWUG Steve Calvert
Corpus Christi, TX Corpus Christi SWUG Shane Vest
Houston, TX Houston SWUG Joe Lance or Lanny Kwan
Richardson, TX North Texas SWUG Thomas Allsup
San Antonio, TX San Antonio SWUG James Lowery
Salt Lake City, UT Northern Utah SWUG Chad Clarke



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