PLM Connection 2013 Is Here

By Aaron Frankel

PLM Connection 2013

This week we’re in Dallas to learn more about PLM. The conference covers a wide range of the PLM spectrum, but we’re focusing on PLM for part manufacturing. This includes topics such as NC programming, CMM inspection, and CAM data management. We’ll be in the NX CAM Track until Thursday, when the conference ends.

In addition to the plenary / keynote presentations, we have a nice mix of sessions lined up by experts from Siemens PLM and customers. This is the NX CAM Track agenda:

Day One – Monday, June 3

  • NX CAM & Part Manufacturing Strategic Direction & Roadmap – Mike Fair, Siemens PLM

  • Part Manufacturing Solution Overview – Dave Madeley, Siemens PLM

  • Racing through the Machine Shop – Mark Bringle, Joe Gibbs Racing

Day Two – Tuesday, June 4

  • What’s New in Usability & Selection – Mark Rief, Siemens PLM

  • What’s New in 3-Axis through 5-Axis Milling – Mark Rief, Siemens PLM

  • What’s New in 2.5-Axis Machining in NX CAM – Oliver Sing, Siemens PLM

  • What’s New in Drilling – Oliver Sing, Siemens PLM

  • Mastering Complex 5-Axis Tool Paths – Edwin Gasparraj, Six Digma LLC

  • Implementing Feature-Based Machining – Oliver Sing, Siemens PLM

  • What’s New in Turning – Mike Fair, Siemens PLM

Day Three – Wednesday, June 5

  • Non-Associative Editing: Is it for You? – Mark Rief, Siemens PLM

  • Shop Floor Connect for Teamcenter, DNC – Ralf Stetter, A+B Solutions GmbH

  • NX CAM & MRL – New Catalog & Tool Management Capabilities – Dave Madeley, Siemens PLM

  • Multiple Part Programming with NX CAM – Oliver Sing, Siemens PLM

  • Blisk Milling Case History with NX CAM Turbo Machinery Milling – Dave Madeley, Siemens PLM

  • NX CMM Inspection Programming – Steve Scigliano, Siemens PLM

Day Four – Thursday, June 6

  • CIP ER Review – Mark Rief, Siemens PLM

  • High Speed Machining versus High Efficiency Machining – Barry Kennemer, CG Tech

  • Customization Tips & Tricks – Mark Rief, Siemens PLM

  • Laser Trimming with NX CAM: Introduction – Mike Fair, Siemens PLM

  • Holemaking – Oliver Sing, Siemens PLM

  • Open Forum on Postprocessors & Simulation – Ken Akerboom, MOOG Inc.

  • CAM Open Forum

Keep an eye on the Discussion Forum throughout this week, we’ll be sharing information from the conference as it unfolds.

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