User Group Details

Northern Vermont SolidWorks User Group

Burlington, VT - United States

Description: Welcome to the Northern Vermont SOLIDWORKS User Group Website. The Northern Vermont SOLIDWORKS User Group (NVTSWUG) was founded in December of 2004. The group’s goal is to provide an environment in which the members can advance their knowledge and abilities in SOLIDWORKS and other related products and technologies. The group also provides a great source for networking. The group is run entirely by member volunteers. Our membership is made up of designers, engineers and CAD specialist who use or have an interest in SOLIDWORKS 3D solid modeling software. Our meetings are held on week nights and generally run from 5:30pm - 9:00pm. Light snacks and refreshments are provided at every meeting. Meetings are open to SOLIDWORKS customers, prospective customers, engineering students and people interested in CAD design. All meetings and membership in the group are free.
Contact: Craig Lalumiere
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Next Meeting

Date: 11-15-2017
Time: 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Length: 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Location: Vermont Technical College Williston Campus
Map of 201 Lawrence Place
Williston, VT 05495

SLUGME is a new annual event that brings User Groups from all over the world together for an hour of togetherness and learning. Presentations are simulcast around the world from a central location, allowing user groups to interact and learn together.

Please join SolidWorks User Groups around the globe for the second annual SLUGME - SolidWorks Largest User Group Meeting Ever!


5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Eat, Mingle, Network

6:00 pm - 6:15 pm: Business and Introductions 

6:15 pm - 7:15 pm: Exploring Your Options: A guide to SOLIDWORKS System Options – Craig Lalumiere, Applied CAD Solutions

7:15 pm - 7:30 pm: Break & Networking

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: "All the Small Things" - Todd Blacksher, SWUGONE

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm: Q&A, wrap-up, future business, prizes drawings

Presentation Topics:

Exploring Your Options: A guide to SOLIDWORKS System Options – Craig Lalumiere, Applied CAD Solutions

Craig Lalumiere has been a CAD Administrator for 7 years, starting out implementing and installing PDM professional for a small company in Vermont. He moved on to Applied CAD Solutions where he administers, installs, and trains SOLIDWORKS and PDM in automotive, robotics, industrial power, military, and medical equipment industries throughout North America. Craig is passionate for all things SOLIDWORKS and PDM related – especially creating templates!


All the Small Things -Todd Blacksher, SWUGONE

In this encore of last year's wildly successful SLUGME (SolidWorks Largest User Group Meeting Ever) event, Todd Blacksher presents a fast-paced spin though dozens of live demonstrations that cover a little bit of everything: shortcuts, user interface, sheet metal, weldments, ?templates, custom properties and more!

?Todd Blacksher started using SolidWorks in 2002, earning his CSWP in 2005, and CSWE in 2015, plus another 11 certifications in between. He's worked in the fields of electronics, aviation, automation equipment, and laboratory test equipment, in addition to working as an Application Engineer for the local SolidWorks VAR.

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