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Speakers to Look Out for at 3DXPERIENCE World 2021

3DEXPERIENCE World 2021 – An All-Virtual Experience

This year 3DEXPERIENCE World has been reimagined as an all-virtual experience and we are proud to be Gold Sponsors of the event!

3DEXPERIENCE World brings together a vibrant community of designers, engineers, manufacturers, entrepreneurs and business leaders to learn, engage, discover and share knowledge with each other about how to increase innovation and transform their business.

The 3DEXPERIENCE World team have designed an agenda that will enable you to participate in all of the moments typical of the annual event, from wherever you are in the world.

With technical sessions, keynote speakers, presentations, meet-ups scheduled  – there’s a lot to look forward to!

Don’t Miss the DriveWorks Presentations at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2021

Join our experts for on-demand presentations and live demos on our virtual booth.

DriveWorks Presentations

We are hosting two on-demand sessions during 3DEXPERIENCE World.

There will be a Configure and Automate session at our virtual booth.

Presented by our CEO Glen Smith, this presentation can be accessed any time on our live booth. Once you have watched the presentation why not interact with our team live on the booth and ask your questions to our DriveWorks experts.

There will also be an on-demand session presented by DriveWorks Technical Specialists, Tom and Oliver, who will be presenting on DriveWorksXpress. 

Discover more about the time-saving Design Automation tool you already have inside SOLIDWORKS.

See how automation can improve your work, create your own DriveWorksXpress configurator and learn how to Get Certified and become a CDWXA.

Both on-demand presentations will be available throughout the event for you to access at a time that best suits you. Click here to see the session catalog.

Other Presentations You Do Not Want to Miss

With a jam-packed agenda, we wanted to make sure you didn’t miss a thing!

General Sessions

Each day industry luminaries and amazing engineers will share how combining technology with human ingenuity enables new ways of seeing the world, of inventing, learning, producing and doing business.

SOLIDWORKS executives will also provide the latest news and developments on the 3DEXPERIENCE Works portfolio to help you accelerate innovation and grow your business.

General Sessions will take place Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, February 9-11th.

The General Sessions will discuss topics including Things to Life (Strategy and Direction), From Products to Experience (3DEXPERIENCE Works in Action), and From Connections to Relationships (real customers share their success stories).

On day one of the event, we will be hearing from Bernard Charlès, Vice-chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer,  Dassault Systèmes and also Gian Paolo Bassi, CEO at Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS.

Keynote Speakers

Duncan Wardle, former head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney, and his team helped Imagineering, LucasFilm, Marvel, Pixar, and Disney Parks to innovate, creating magical new storylines and experiences for consumers around the globe.

Wardle’s unique Design Thinking process helps companies embed a culture of innovation into everyone’s DNA. You won’t want to miss him.

Duncan will be speaking during the general session on day one of the event.

Frank Stephenson, Design Director of Frank Stephenson, an independent design company, is now applying his design expertise to a wide range of projects that move beyond the realms of automotive design.

That industry is where he earned acclaim as lead designer and design director at major carmakers such as McLaren, Ferrari, Maserati, Fiat and MINI. He is pioneering the role and way that design is seen in the future of innovation.

Frank will be speaking during the general session on day two of the event.

Featured Customers

On day one, featured customers will include: Taco VanDer Maden, Development & Operations I.T. Manager at IKEA, and Jim Keravala, CEO, Offworld AI, will discuss how they built on human imagination to create new ways of innovating, collaborating, and connecting with their own customers.

Taco VanDer Maden, Development & Operations I.T. Manager at IKEA

Jim Keravala, CEO, Offworld AI

Hear from the Community 

On Thursday, February 11th, you’ll hear from users across the SOLIDWORKS community all striving to have an impact on our world for the better.

Hear from amazing engineers and innovators about how they are combining the real and the virtual to create new ways of inventing, learning, producing and doing business.

Stories will be presented from featured speakers in three sessions, including:

An Engineer’s Journey: Everyone’s path is different; learn how the following became engineers:

– Eric Beatty, Omax Corporation

– Paul Ventimiglia, Robby Technologies / First Robotics and four-time BattleBots Championship Winner

 Innovation in Unprecedented Times: How does your business evolve during COVID?

– Tej Patel, from medical diagnostic company, Fluxergy

– Matt Carney, Open Standard Industries and Open Standard Respirator

– EriK Gatenholm and Hector Martinez, CEO/CTO, CELLINK

Creating Experiences: will talk about extending the real with virtual experiences and how it has evolved over time.

– Brett Bushnell, entrepreneur, engineer and CEO/co-founder Two Bit Circus

– Nolan Bushnell, founder, Atari / Chuck E Cheese

– Grant Delgatty, Chair of Product Innovation at USC Irvine and Young Academy

Visit the DriveWorks Booth

DriveWorks has sponsored SOLIDWORKS World since 2002.

We are proud to be Gold Sponsors of this year’s Virtual 3DEXPERIENCE World.

As always, this year we will have a full team of CSWPs & DriveWorks Experts on our virtual booth, answering your questions on Design Automation, Sales Configurators, CPQ and all things DriveWorks!

Make sure to visit us and join in the conversations taking place on our live booth.

Meet the team beforehand in this short video!

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