Our next meeting will be August 14th at Lake Washington Institute of Technology from 5-7pm-ish.
Tips and Tricks to Prep for SOLIDWORKS Simulation Certifications (CSWA-S and CSWP – S)
Presenter: Annie Cheung, Senior Knowledge Consultant SOLIDWORKS Certification
Bio: Annie recently joined the SOLIDWORKS Certification team supporting certifications for the user and reseller community with a focus on Simulation and Data Management. Prior to joining the SOLIDWORKS certification team, she worked as a Senior Application Engineer for 8+ years at a SOLIDWORKS reseller providing support, training, and consultation services. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ.
Title: Rediscover the all new DraftSight!
Presenter: Mark S. Lyons, DraftSight Product Manager
Bio: Mark is responsible for the day to day operation of DraftSight. His responsibilities include driving the direction of the product for the future. Mark was hired to lead the training initiative for DraftSight. Most recently Mark was the Lead Teacher in the Drafting Department at a local technical high school. He has over 15 years’ experience in the classroom teaching CAD. Mark is the voice behind our training videos and here to help you get the most out of DraftSight.
Prior to teaching, Mark was employed in various positions in the design and drafting industry, working for companies like Bose Corporation and Digital Equipment Corporation. Mark began his career as a draftsman creating his drawings by hand. His first exposure to CAD was in 1983 at Digital using Unigraphics. Since then he has used a myriad of CAD packages; 2D as well as 3D. Mark’s experience with 2D drafting coupled with his teaching background made him an excellent choice for this position. Mark also spent time working as a Golf Professional both in Massachusetts and Naples, FL.
Title: These are a few of my favorite things: A look at some of the hidden and not so hidden gems that makes SOLIDWORKS an extra fun software to use.
Presenter: Jeremiah Davis, SOLIDWORKS PDM Training Specialist
Bio: A seasoned SOLIDWORKS user and former AE, Jeremiah is a member of the SOLIDWORKS training team specializing in the PDM products. Before joining the training team, he was an AE at a reseller in the Nashville, TN area, supporting many automotive and industrial machine companies. Prior to that, he designed industrial and commercial refrigeration valves in the Nashville area. Jeremiah really enjoys presenting and teaching and has done so for over 6 years. During this time, he has presented to many user groups including North Alabama, Chattanooga, Nashville and Western Mass. He has also presented at 3 SOLIDWORKS worlds.