Boston Area North SolidWorks User Group

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On December 7th, BANSWUG & CMA-SWUG join together for an historic user group meeting. For the first time ever, a user group presentation will be live-streamed to dozens of other user groups across the country and around the world. We'll also be hosting some very special guests, including SolidWorks developers and executives. This is shaping up to be one of the largest SolidWorks events ever!

Next Meeting

Date: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Time: 5:15pm - 9:30pm

Location: Holiday Inn Boxborough

242 Adams Pl, Boxborough, MA 01719


  5:15pm - 6:00pm  Eat, mingle, network

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

  6:15pm - 7:15pm  Mythbusters Simulation Tribute

        Andrew Barnes & Michael Kalin (CADDEDGE)

  7:15pm - 7:45pm  Break & Networking

  7:45pm - 8:00pm  Remarks from special guests

  8:00pm - 9:00pm  Large Assembly Best Practices

        Tom Cote (Applied CAD Solutions)

  9:00pm - 9:15pm  Q&A, wrap-up, prize drawings,

      next meeting info.

242 Adams Pl, Boxborough, MA 01719

Presentation Topics

Mythbusters Simulation Tribute

Join Andrew Barnes and Michael Kalin as they pay tribute to the end of a scientific legacy with their own version of Mythbusters, using SolidWorks Simulation. They’ll conduct experiments, verify theories in simulation, and confirm or bust a several engineering myths.   Get ready for the most fun you'll ever have with Simulation!

Large Assembly Best Practices

Tom Cote will review his presentation from SOLIDWORKS 2016 and discuss how to get your large models to perform more efficiently, which features and options have a negative &/or positive impact on performance, and some new 2017 features to enhance your large assembly modeling experience.

Special Guests

BANSWUG & CMA-SWUG are proud to host a few surprise guests at our joint meeting. You won't want to miss this rare opportunity to mingle with SolidWorks developers and executives, who will be on-site to speak with all our members, share ideas, and listen to your feedback.

Special Prizes and Giveaways

In addition to the great prizes and freebies provided by SolidWorks and our sponsors, this month we have several special raffle prizes! 

Interested in hosting a meeting at your site, or presenting your favorite SolidWorks topic? Contact us today!

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