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2014 Fall Event at UNCC

November 13, 2014

UNCC MEES Entrance
UNCC MEES Entrance

We are pleased to announce that the Fall 2014 Pro/User of the Carolinas event will be at UNCC on November 13, 2014!

Lunch will be provided

We will also be able to Tour the Engineering Labs!


Grand Prize

Samsung 32″ HD TV








Share new tips and techniques & network with your peers from around the region

…participate in a day-long event featuring valuable tips and techniques, implementation insights and live demonstrations.
…discover innovative products and services from leading-edge companies in our region.
…witness the revolutionary capabilities of Creo 3.0!
…network and learn with dozens of your fellow Pro/E users from around the Carolinas.
…win prizes from Pro/Users of the Carolinas as well as our meeting sponsors by turning in your EVAL form at end of the meeting.



9:00 AM 9:30 AM 0:30 Check-in and Breakfast (Donuts & Coffee) Kristi Everhart Solid Engineering
9:30 AM 9:45 AM 0:15 Kickoff, Announcements & Introductions Zack Lyon ProUser Board
9:45 AM 10:30 AM 0:45 Easy Animation Techniques That YOU Can Use Dave Engvall Newell Co
10:30 AM 10:45 AM 0:15 Break Caterer
10:45 AM 11:45 AM 1:00 Solving Assembly Conundrums with Creo Mechanism Leo Greene e-Cognition
11:45 AM 1:00 PM 1:15 Lunch: Bourbon chicken and sesame beef stir fry – fried rice -seared vegetables various UNCC Caterer
1:00 PM 1:30 PM 0:30 Short topic – Broken Mechanism Example Gavin Rumble Solid Engineering
1:30 PM 2:30 PM 1:00 Engineering Lab Tours Jeff Raquet UNCC
2:30 PM 3:15 PM 0:45 Design Exploration Extension in Creo 3.0 Jack Sullivan PTC
3:15 PM 3:30 PM 0:15 Break Caterer
3:30 PM 4:15 PM 0:45 Creo Sheetmetal Techniques Jeff Raquet UNCC
4:15 PM 4:30 PM 0:15 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


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.

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 one 3D printer, five (functional) FDM machine and one small SLA machine.

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.





November 13, 2014
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