NASWUG January 2015 SolidWorks User Group Meeting

The North Alabama SolidWorks Users Group (NASWUG) is proud to announce our January 2015 NASWUG meeting. The meeting will be held Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 5:15pm to 7:00pm at the Dynetics Solutions Complex.

Please join us for a special presentation featuring Jim Worth, Engineer with Rapid Sheet Metal.

Mr. Worth will demonstrate some of the basics and best practices of designing sheet metal parts, show some sheet metal tips and tricks, and cover The Rapid Group’s websites and the multiple resources they provide.

Dinner will be provided and door prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the event.

This month’s meeting is sponsored by SolidWorks, Dynetics, and The Rapid Group.

Please check our website for more details or click HERE to sign up.  You do not have to print tickets, if prompted.

Don’t miss your opportunity to network with fellow SolidWorks users, gain valuable information, and eat free food!

Ricky Jordan, Co-Leader, NASWUG
Brian McElyea, Co-Leader, NASWUG

NASWUG-RSA December 2014 SolidWorks User Group Meeting

The North Alabama SolidWorks Users Group (NASWUG) is proud to announce our December 2014 NASWUG-RSA meeting. The meeting will be held Tuesday, December 16, 2014 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at Redstone Lanes.

Please join us as Brad Williamson, Territory Technical Manager, SolidWorks, NA South, will give a demonstration of SolidWorks Mechanical Conceptual. SolidWorks Mechanical Conceptual allows users to:

  • Rapidly create and evolve concepts without design barriers.
  • Instinctively design the way you think with agile design tools in a structureless modeling environment with direct editing.
  • Use familiar social collaboration tools in an interactive environment.
  • Enhance collaboration with automatically saved design iterations.

Lunch will be provided and door prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the event.

This month’s meeting is sponsored by SolidWorks and The Rapid Group.

Please remember that you MUST provide your own credentials to access Redstone Arsenal.  If you have any questions regarding this, please let us know.

Please click here to sign up.  You do not have to print tickets, if prompted.

Don’t miss your opportunity to network with fellow SolidWorks users, gain valuable information, and eat free food!

Ricky Jordan, Co-Leader, NASWUG
Brian McElyea, Co-Leader, NASWUG

NASWUG September 2014 10th Anniversary SolidWorks User Group Meeting Announcement

The North Alabama SolidWorks Users Group (NASWUG) is proud to announce our September 2014 NASWUG meeting.  The meeting will be held Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the Dynetics Solutions Complex.

This meeting is a very special one, as it marks our 10th ANNIVERSARY!

Please join us as we welcome two very special guests from SolidWorks: Richard Doyle, Senior User Advocacy & SOLIDWORKS User Groups, and Jeremy Regenerus, Senior User Advocacy and Community Manager.  Jeremy will be giving us a sneak peak at What’s New in SolidWorks 2015, and Richard will be giving us an update on the user group network and he will also show some of his famous What’s REALLY New in SolidWorks tips and tricks.

Dinner will be provided and door prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the event.  This month’s meeting is sponsored by SolidWorks, Dynetics, and The Rapid Group.

Don’t miss your opportunity to network with fellow SolidWorks users, gain valuable information, and eat free food!

Click here to register today!  (Please note that you do not need to print a ticket.)

Ricky Jordan
Co-Leader
NASWUG

Brian McElyea
Co-Leader
NASWUG

NASWUG-RSA August 2014 Meeting Announcement

The North Alabama SolidWorks Users Group (NASWUG) is proud to announce our August 2014 NASWUG meeting. The meeting will be held Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Redstone Bowling Lanes on the grounds of the Redstone Arsenal. This is located just to the right when coming in the Patton Road Gate. Click HERE for a Google Map of the Meeting Location.  Please note that you must provide your own access to the Arsenal for this meeting.

Please join us as some of our users will present some handy tips and tricks, including working with Display States and Configurations and others.

Lunch will be provided and door prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the event.

This month’s meeting is sponsored by SolidWorks and The Rapid Group.

Click here to register today!

Don’t miss your opportunity to network with fellow SolidWorks users, gain valuable information, and eat free food!

Ricky Jordan
Co-Leader
NASWUG

Brian McElyea
Co-Leader
NASWUG

NASWUG July 2014 Meeting Announcement


PLEASE NOTE that we are using a different registration vehicle for this meeting.  To RSVP, please click the Register button below.  You do not have to print tickets, if prompted.

If you have any questions or issues, please email brian@naswug.com.


The North Alabama SolidWorks Users Group (NASWUG) is proud to announce our July 2014 NASWUG meeting. The meeting will be held Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 5:15pm to 7:30pm at the Dynetics Solutions Complex.

Please join us as Brad Williamson, Territory Technical Manager, SolidWorks, NA South, will give a demonstration of SolidWorks Composer. SolidWorks Composer enables re-purposing of existing 3D design data to rapidly create and update high-quality graphical assets for use in technical communications (such as product manuals or assembly instructions), illustrations and interactive animations.

Dinner will be provided and door prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the event.  This month’s meeting is sponsored by SolidWorks, Dynetics, and The Rapid Group.

Don’t miss your opportunity to network with fellow SolidWorks users, gain valuable information, and eat free food!  To RSVP, please click the Register button below.

Ricky Jordan, Co-Leader, NASWUG
Brian McElyea, Co-Leader, NASWUG

NASWUG-RSA June 2014 Meeting Announcement

The North Alabama SolidWorks Users Group (NASWUG) is proud to announce our June 2014 NASWUG meeting. The meeting will be held Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at Redstone Lanes.
We invite you to join us as we will be seeing various SolidWorks Tips & Tricks presented by some of our users!  Some of the topics to be covered:
  • SolidWorks Assembly Visualization
  • Using SolidWorks SpeedPak to help work with large assemblies
  • How eDrawings is being used on the Arsenal for drawing markup in a paperless release cycle utilizing SolidWorks Enterprise PDM.
Lunch will be provided and door prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the event.
This month’s meeting is sponsored by SolidWorks and The Rapid Group.
RSVP for the event today by following the link below to sign up on our online registration form.
Don’t miss your opportunity to network with fellow SolidWorks users, gain valuable information, and eat free food!
Brian McElyea
Co-Leader
NASWUG
Ricky Jordan
Co-Leader
NASWUG

NASWUG May 2014 Meeting Announcement

The North Alabama SolidWorks Users Group (NASWUG) is proud to announce our May 2014 NASWUG meeting. The meeting will be held Thursday May 22, 2014 from 5:15pm to 7:30pm at the Dynetics Solutions Complex.

Please join us as take a look at two SolidWorks products that can help increase your productivity:
  • Timothy Holman, Application Engineer with Concepts In Production will demonstrate how SolidWorks Inspection can help users streamline and automate the creation of ballooned inspection drawings and inspection reports for both First Article Inspection (FAI) and in-process inspection.
  • Michael Burks, Application Engineer with MLC CAD Systems, will give us a look at SolidWorks Enterprise PDM (EPDM), SolidWorks’ full-featured data management solution.
Dinner will be provided and door prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the event.
This month’s meeting is sponsored by SolidWorks, Dynetics, and The Rapid Group.
RSVP for the event today by following the link below to sign up on our online registration form.
Don’t miss your opportunity to network with fellow SolidWorks users, gain valuable
information, and eat free food!

Ricky Jordan
Co-Leader
NASWUG

Brian McElyea
Co-Leader
NASWUG

NASWUG-RSA April 2014 Meeting Announcement

The North Alabama SolidWorks Users Group (NASWUG) is proud to announce our April 2014 NASWUG-RSA meeting. The meeting will be held Thursday, April 24, 2014, from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Redstone Bowling Lanes on the grounds of the Redstone Arsenal. This is located just to the right when coming in the Patton Road Gate.  Click HERE for a Google Map of the Meeting Location.

image002Please join us as Earl Hasz, Technical Sales Expert with SolidWorks, and Keith Steiner, SolidWorks Electrical Product Manager with ModernTech, will be presenting SolidWorks Electrical.  Come and see how this engineering tool takes the design and documentation of electrical systems to the next level.

Please be sure to invite your electrical engineering counterparts to this meeting!  The real-time integration of intelligent schematics and wiring harnesses with SolidWorks 3D CAD models and assemblies will be demonstrated.

Lunch will be provided and door prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the event.

This month’s meeting is sponsored by SolidWorks and The Rapid Group.

Please remember that you MUST provide your own credentials to access Redstone Arsenal.  If you have any questions regarding this, please let us know.

RSVP for the event today by following the link below to sign up on our online registration form.

http://www.naswug.com/meeting-rsvp/

Don’t miss your opportunity to network with fellow SolidWorks users, gain valuable information, and eat free food!

Brian McElyea
Co-Leader
NASWUG

Ricky Jordan
Co-Leader
NASWUG

April 2014 NASWUG Meeting Announcement – Special Guest Marie Planchard!

The North Alabama SolidWorks Users Group (NASWUG) is proud to announce our April 2014 NASWUG meeting. The meeting will be held Tuesday, April 1, 2014, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the Dynetics Corporate Headquarters Building.  (This location is directly across the driveway from our usual meeting location at the Solutions Complex.)

We have a very special guest this month!  Marie Planchard, Director of Education Community at SolidWorks, will present “The SolidWorks Community Keeps Growing”.  This presentation will look at how the synergy between commercial users, educators, and students continues to strengthen the SolidWorks community and how My SolidWorks and SolidWorks Certification are playing a role to make users’ SolidWorks skills stronger.

Dinner will be provided and door prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the event.

This month’s meeting is sponsored by SolidWorksDynetics, and The Rapid Group.

RSVP for the event today by following the link below to sign up on our online registration form.

http://www.naswug.com/meeting-rsvp/

Don’t miss your opportunity to network with fellow SolidWorks users, gain valuable information, and eat free food!

Ricky Jordan
Co-Leader
NASWUG

Brian McElyea
Co-Leader
NASWUG

NASWUG-RSA February 2014 Meeting Announcement

The North Alabama SolidWorks Users Group (NASWUG) is proud to announce our February 2014 NASWUG-RSA meeting. The meeting will be held Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Redstone Bowling Lanes on the grounds of the Redstone Arsenal. This is located just to the right when coming in the Patton Road Gate. Click HERE for a Google Map of the Meeting Location.

Please join us as Mike McKervey, Application Engineer (AE) with ModernTech, will be presenting on SolidWorks Costing, using Custom Materials in SolidWorks Simulation, and a walk-through of SolidWorks Weldments.

Lunch will be provided and door prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the event.

This month’s meeting is sponsored by SolidWorks and The Rapid Group.

Please remember that you MUST provide your own credentials to access Redstone Arsenal. If you have any questions regarding this, please let us know.

RSVP for the event today by following the link below to sign up on our online registration form.

http://www.naswug.com/meeting-rsvp/

Don’t miss your opportunity to network with fellow SolidWorks users, gain valuable information, and eat free food!

Brian McElyea
President
NASWUG-RSA

Ricky Jordan
President
NASWUG