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2016 Fall Event at Penske

November 17, 2016

Hope you made it to the  Fall Pro/User Event!
held on Nov 17, 2016
at Penske Racing in Mooresville, NC


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Start End Length Description Presenter Company
8:15 8:35 0:20 Check-in and Breakfast (Donuts & Coffee) Kristi Everhart Solid Engineering
8:35 8:45 0:10 Kickoff, Announcements & Introductions ProUser Board
8:45 9:15 0:30 Tri-Star’s PPAP App and Dashboard.  Manage your data. Bryan Enabnit Tri-Star
9:15 10:00 0:45 Creo 3.0 Advanced FEA Simulation Elements Gavin Rumble Solid Engineering
10:00 10:15 0:15 Break Caterer
10:15 11:00 0:45 NEW!   Creo 4.0 Functionality Preview Jack Sullivan PTC
11:00 12:00 1:00 Motion Analysis for Predicting Hose Motion & Bend Radius Leo Greene e-Cognition
12:00 1:00 1:00 Lunch, Vendors various  Caterer
1:00 2:00 1:00 Creo 3.0 Advanced Sheetmetal Topics Jeff Raquet, Phd UNCC
2:00 3:30 1:30 Tour Penske Racing Shops (Groups of 12) Kate Vincent Penske
3:30 3:45 0:15 Break Caterer
3:45 4:30 0:45 Stump the Pros / Question and Answers You know who…
4:30 5:00 0:30 Door Prizes & Wrap-up + Vendor/User Networking PUC Board
Your fellow Pro/User, Joe Assion from the NASA Glenn Research Center, will be traveling all the way from
the state of Ohio to bring a real, Apollo-era PLSS (Portable Life Support System) for everyone to see.
nasa_apollo_life_support_unitLink to PLSS: Portable Life Support System Overview PDF

Your Event Sponsor will be

logo_tristar_thumbnail… and your Supporting Sponsors are:

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Fellow NC User Ernie  Edwards won this Grand Prize

Amazon Echo ($179 value)
…and many others took home Pro/Users button down shirts, gift cards, and more.


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

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.

Jeff Raquet | UNC Charlotte


Jeff Raquet : UNC Charlotte

Jeff Raquet is a Teaching Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He spent twelve years in the real world before entering academia. Started using Pro/Engineer in 1994. Has been teaching the introduction to engineering course to incoming freshmen focusing on engineering drawing, CAD modeling and product design since the fall of 1999. Also offers an upper class elective: Advanced CAD/CAM course focusing on modeling and additive manufacture. Running the additive manufacturing lab for the Mechanical Engineering department – presently 22 small FDM printers, three large FDM printers, three SLA printers, one SLS printer and one Metal printer.

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 35 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.

Bryan Enabnit | Tristar

Bryan Enabnit : Tristar

Bryan Enabnit serves as the Vice President of Customer Success for TriStar, Inc. In his 20-year career, Mr. Enabnit has developed expertise in deriving solutions for deploying enterprise product development systems in all industry verticals and sales models. He is now taking Tristar, with the help of partnering companies, down the path of developing unique solutions for customers in the areas of Configure / Engineer-to-Order and Windchill extensions. This type of solution development requires an in-depth look and analysis of business processes from quoting to customer delivery as well as enterprise architecture and infrastructure. His sole responsibility is making sure TriStar customers maximize the return on investment of the products and services sold.

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.



November 17, 2016
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Penske Racing
200 Penske Way
Mooresville, NC 28115 United States
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