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2015 Fall Event at TE Connectivity

November 12, 2015

Hope you didn’t miss the Fall Event At TE Connectivity!!!


November 12, 2015

There will be awesome presenters, great prizes and even a competition!

Plan to attend!  You do not want to miss all the fun!

*Registration is CLOSED*


Start End Minutes Description Presenter Company
8:00 AM 8:20 AM 0:20 Check-in and Breakfast (Donuts & Coffee) Kristi Everhart Solid Engineering
8:20 AM 8:30 AM 0:10 Kickoff, Announcements & Introductions ProUser Board
8:30 AM 9:20 AM 0:50 Sheetmetal and other Creo 3.0 Topics Bart Brejcha Design Engine
9:20 AM 10:05 AM 0:45 Surfacing for the Rest of Us – Creo 3.0 Dave Engvall Newell Co
10:05 AM 10:20 AM 0:15 Break Caterer
10:20 AM 11:20 AM 1:00 Control Cross Section Area Along a Flow Path (Graph & Eval’s) Leo Greene eCognition
11:20 AM 12:00 AM 0:40 Soft Goods in a Digital World Jered Larsen INSite
12:00 AM 1:00 PM 1:00 Lunch, Vendors Various Caterer
1:00 PM 2:00 PM 1:00 Tour – TE Labs John Joyce TE
2:00 PM 3:00 PM 1:00 Creo Challenge Modeling Competition Gavin Rumble Pro/Users
3:00 PM 3:15 PM 0:15 Break Caterer
3:15 PM 4:00 PM 0:45 Assembly Animations with Creo View Jack Sullivan PTC
4:00 PM 4:30 PM 0:35 Stump the Pros / Question and Answers You know who…
4:30 PM 5:00 PM 0:30 Door Prizes & Wrap-up + Vendor/User Networking PUC Board


These people (and more) will be presenting a this event.

Bart Brejcha | Design-Engine


Bart Brejcha : Design-Engine

Bart Brejcha is a pioneer in top-down design committed to providing the best training for product development, industrial design, and engineering communities. He started his career as a product designer and manufacturer of furniture in Atlanta and used Pro/ENGINEER developing products with various Chicago design firms before starting Design Engine in 1994. For almost 30 years, Bart and his team have empowered 3D CAD professionals, students, and organizations to significantly increase their design and engineering capabilities through comprehensive training challenges. Bart's philosophy - It doesn't matter how fast you can model something, but how fast you can change it 20 times.

- Creo Surfacing
- Advanced Assemblies and Detail Drawings
- Creo Cabling
- Creo Reverse Engineering
- Manufacturing: Plastic Part Design, Diecasting, Forging

Dave Engvall | Stanley Black & Decker


Dave Engvall : Stanley Black & Decker
  • Principal Engineer, IRWIN Tools > Stanley Black & Decker, Huntersville, NC, 15 Years
  • Principal, Dynamic Performance Edge, LLC – Consultant: Ag and Mobile Machinery
  • ProE/Creo user for 19 years.
  • Started 3D modeling 10 years before that.
  • Outside interests: Photography, Music Creation, Bicycle and Motorcycle Riding.
  • Inventor -- 19 Utility Patents.
  • Holder of three Guinness Book World Records for distance throwing:  Sling, Hand Thrown Object & Spear.

Leo Greene | eCognition


Leo Greene : eCognition

With over 20 years immersed in the improvement and implementation of product development systems and processes Leo is an expert in leveraging the benefits of Complex Geometry, Surface Model Development, Large Assembly Management, as well as Photorealistic 3d Rendering. He is available for Engineering Consulting Services and/or Custom Creo Training.

Jered Larsen | INSite


Jered Larsen : INSite

Jered is an idea generating change agent.

After several years as a technology authority for the Western United States working for a PTC and Autodesk reseller, Jered has spent the last decade as a catalyst in product development.

He has served in pivotal roles in design and execution of new product development and strategic enterprise process improvement.

  • As a designer and engineer, inventing, and designing consumer products, he has helped to deliver products in the areas of furniture, sporting goods, personal storage, recreation and child mobility. He has contributed on several patents and is a recipient of an IDEA award.
  • Having served in various capacities of planning, implementation and administration, he has used his technology experience to sponsor process improvement through strategic technology implementation. He led the successful PLM implementation for Britax Child Safety – uniting departments, systems and processes across a global enterprise.

He currently resides with his family near Charlotte, North Carolina.

Jack Sullivan | PTC


Jack Sullivan : PTC
  • Graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo
  • PTC Global Services
    • Started with PTC in 1995 as a Pro/ENGINEER trainer
    • Opened the Charlotte PTC Training Center in 1998
    • Managed the Mid-Atlantic Region for PTC Education Services from 1999-2000
    • Director of PTC Global Services Operations from 2000-2002
    • Director of eLearning for PTC Global Services from 2002-2003
  • Independent Contractor teaching PTC Training Courses from 2003-2008
  • Solutions Architect with SIGMAXIM from 2008-2010
  • PTC Technical Sales from 2010 to present
    • Principal Application Engineer for Windchill and Creo in the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Georgia

I am married with 2 kids.  In my free time I coach baseball, play golf, and watch Notre Dame, NY Giants football, NY Yankees baseball, and NY Rangers hockey.

Gavin B. Rumble, PE | Solid Engineering & Design | Technical Director


Gavin B. Rumble, PE : Solid Engineering & Design | Technical Director

Gavin is an NC State University grad and a North Carolina licensed professional mechanical engineer with 34 years of engineering experience, 3 years of which were spent implementing a Pro/Engineer based design system for a machinery manufacturer. Prior to that he worked as a technical gas services rep for the gas company and as engineering manager at a OEM machinery company. Since starting Solid Engineering in 1997 he as worked with clients from around the country in industry segments such as fiberglass, tires, plate glass, various industrial equipment OEM's, food production, furniture, hydro services, aerospace and building products. Gavin was an early adopter of computer based engineering and in 2007 added an IT services division to his company. He has been involved with the operation of the Pro/Users of the Carolinas regional Users Group since 2003.






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November 12, 2015
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TE Connectivity
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Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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