Colorado SolidWorks User Group- Thursday, September 1st

The Colorado SolidWorks User Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to the free exchange of information related to SolidWorks CAD, serving the networking and educational needs of Northern Colorado for over 10 years. Held at College Hill Library at Front Range Community College, food, refreshments, and a chance to win door prizes are provided. No cost to attend, RSVP required.


  • 3:30-4:00 Mingle and networking
  • 4:00-4:45 CAM inside of SolidWorks - Todd Werginz, Aeon Analytics
  • 4:45-5:00 Break
  • 5:00-5:45 GD&T of MBD using DimXpert - Jennifer Herron, Action Engineering
  • 5:45-6:00 Mingle and Networking


Date: Thursday, Sept. 1st, 2016

Time: 3:30 PM- 6:00 PM

Location: College Hill at Front Range Community College
3705 W 112th Ave, Westminster, CO 80031
Room L-107 (first room on left from southwest-most entrance)

Northern Utah SolidWorks User Group- Tuesday, August 30th

The Northern Utah SolidWorks User Group (NUSWUG) links SolidWorks users in the Greater Salt Lake Area, shares tips-n-tricks and best practices using SolidWorks, and connects engineering and design professionals. Hosted by Pluralsight, lunch is provided as well as a chance to win prizes. No cost to attend, RSVP required.


  • 11:30am Check In - Door Prizes - Lunch – Networking – Socializing
  • 12:30pm Pluralsight Introduction & Welcome
    Andy Rahden – VP, Creative | Design | Engineering at Pluralsight
  • 12:45pm SOLIDWORKS Stuff Redneck Waze and Mature Surfacing
    Todd A. Werginz - CVO, CSWE | President of Aeon Analytics
  • 1:45pm Advanced Sketches / Advanced Assemblies in SOLIDWORKS
    Mike Spens - CSWE | Sr. Territory Technical Manager at Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks
  • 2:45pm DriveWorksXpress - a mini training session, Learn Today / Try Tomorrow
    Francisco Guzman – CSWP, CDWP | Support Engineer at GoEngineer
  • 3:30pm Advanced Modeling & Complex Designs in SOLIDWORKS
    Christopher J. Castle - P.E., CSWE | President of SolidBox
  • 4:15pm Prize Drawing | Titanium 3D Print, Han Solo Mini Fridge, 3Doodler, Kindle Fire, Portable Charger, Gift Cards and SolidWorks swag … 4:30pm meeting adjourned


Date: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Time: 11:30 AM- 4:30 PM

Location: Pluralsight
Station Park, 166 N Central Ave, Farmington, UT 84025
(Pluralsight East Building, East Entrance, 3rd Floor, Summit Lounge)

Inventor HSM CAM Training Events

Held near Toledo and Indianapolis

We are holding two Inventor HSM CAM training classes- one in the Toledo, OH area and one in the Indianapolis, IN area. Both classes will cover 3D Mill, 4 Axis Mill (3+1 positioning), 5 Axis Mill (3+2 positioning and swarf), Turning and Mill/Turn, as well as how to automate your programming tasks by using templates.

Call 262-416-7994 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for purchasing and inquiries!

Ohio Training, July 19th

Owens Community College, Engineering Technology Building
30335 Oregon Road, Perrysburg, OH 43551

Topics: Essentials of Inventor HSM CAM: 2D, 3D, and light turning
Time: 8:30-4:30PM
Cost: $ 300/EA, $ 500 for 2 from same company

Indiana Training, July 20th

HFO/Midwest - Indiana Tech Center
316 N Mt Zion Rd, Lebanon, IN 46052

Topics: Essentials of Inventor HSM CAM: 2D, 3D, and light turning
Time: 8:30-4:30PM
Cost: $ 300/EA, $ 500 for 2 from same company

CAM Boot Camp
Free HSM CAM Efficiency Seminar
Lunch & Learn

Join us Thursday, June 23rd for our free HSM CAM efficiency seminar at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee's Innovation Campus! This facility is carrying out UWM's mission to host a powerful combination of industry, academia and nonprofit research organizations working in true partnership side-by-side.

Onsite is a prototyping shop using SolidWorks and HSMWorks CAM to run their CNC 3-axis and 5-axis and milling machines, turning center, and wire EDM to compliment other machines to be able to fabricate almost anything in-house.

Event Focus:

  • Learn the benefits of programming offline while your machine is making chips
  • See how easy it is to take a solid model and generate a program in HSM

Key Take-aways for attendees include:

  • Integrated CAD/CAM through full associativity to the solid model
  • Realize a 50% reduction in Engineering Change times
  • Adaptive clearing (high efficiency machining) included at no additional charge
  • Standard Post Processors Free/ Custom Posts, additional charges apply
  • Free 2 1/2 axis software for all customers
  • Free CNC handbook written on Haas CNC Controller
  • T shirt give aways, lunch, networking with local manufacturers and Job Shops

Event Agenda

Thursday, June 23rd from 9am-12:30pm:
  • 8am-9am: Registration
  • 9am: Welcome - NexGen/UWM Innovation Lab
  • 9:15am-10:15am: HSM CAM/ Improve programming by 5X
  • 10:15am-10:30am: Break
  • 10:30am-11:30am: UWM Lab Tour / Let's cut some parts!
  • 11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch & Close


University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Innovation Campus:
1225 Discovery Pkwy,
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
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Haas Demo Day- Milwaukee HFO

Celebrating Flag Day 2016

Join NexGenCAM from 10am-5pm at the Milwaukee HFO for their free Haas Demo Day on Tuesday, June 14th! See Haas CNC machines in action, and be sure to check out new Haas CNC machines and rotary products. Stop by for a pig roast, drinks, live demos and seminars on the latest technology. Discover how Haas can be your partner in affordable manufacturing solutions. Everyone attending Demo Day 2016 will receive a Limited Edition Haas T-Shirt while supplies last!

Haas Factory Outlet Milwaukee
3315 Intertech Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045
10am-5pm Central Time
Tuesday, June 14th, 2016