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2015 June Meeting a HUGE success!

June 25, 2015 – 9:41 am |

Huge success at our new meeting location!

We know that parking can be a bear here.  But after 6pm, spots do open up and you can part next door.
We’re also working on the check-in process to streamline …

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2015 June Meeting a HUGE success!

June 25, 2015 – 9:41 am |

Huge success at our new meeting location!
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We know that parking can be a bear here.  But after 6pm, spots do open up and you can part next door.
We’re also working on the check-in process to streamline it.
Thanks for everyone’s patience.

CAD and Cloud Computing

Lot’s of great info here.  We’ll try to cover more about the use of this emerging technology in future meetings.

SolidWorks Sheet Metal

Great presentation by our friends at GoEngineer. Lots of great questions.
Make sure you check out their YouTube Channel for more great tips & tricks

RAPID group
   

Did a quick presentation of the RAPID group and their tool SolidQuote.

nPower Software
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Presentation on their products Power Surfacing & Power Surfacing RE.  Lots of great stuff here for you Industrial Designers and anybody who does reverse engineering.   Went a little long but LOTS of great information!

3D Printing

   
Our friends at Hawk Ridge did a presentation on 3D Printing and their line of 3D Systems printers.

Studio Fathom

Studio Fathom dropped by and brought tons of kewl parts for us to look at

Prizes, Prizes & more Prizes

Had some great prizes to give away this meeting.  T-Shirts, mouse pad, gift cards, etc.  Thanks to all our prize sponsors!

Food!

Once again we wanted to give a ton of thanks to our food sponsor SoloPoint Solutions.  While pizza is good, the Italian food they provided was enjoyed by all!

Next Meeting

We’re shooting for August.  Just have to line up a few presenters.  If your interested, please let us know.  Let’s shoot for 100+ attendees and make the Silicon Valley SolidWorks User Group the best in the country…

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta is Live!

June 23, 2015 – 1:09 pm |
SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta is Live!

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta is Live!
Help impact the quality,performance and usability of SOLIDWORKS products!
SOLIDWORKS is excited to announce that SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta is live and ready for your feedback!
Join SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta testing now
Beta program is …

Check out our New Job Listings Section

June 15, 2015 – 11:04 pm |

NEED A JOB?
Search our listing for local Jobs related to SolidWorks.
WANT TO POST A JOB?
We now allow employers to list jobs on our site.
Simple forms allow employers to input job details, including job description and …

2015 June Meeting Announcement

June 9, 2015 – 5:32 pm |

RSVP here: http://whoozin.com/ACG-FNM-FVTC
Where/When: June 24th
Hacker Dojo
599 Fairchild Drive
Mountain View, CA
94043
Here’s our planned Agenda:
6:30-7:00pm        Doors Open | Food, Drinks, Socializing Sponsored Dinner By Solopoint Solutions
7:00-7:30pm        CAD & Cloud Computing
7:30-7:55pm         GoEngineer | Sheet …

2015 April Meeting Update

April 21, 2015 – 2:48 pm |

Had a phenomenal turnout at our new meeting location!

SolidWorks World 2015 Recap
There was a lot of great stuff to talk about but we focused this presentation on the nifty new gadgets.
One in particular was the …

User Group is back in Action!

April 3, 2015 – 9:28 am |

 

After a long hiatus and back by popular demand!

We’ve secured a new permanent location at the Hacker Dojo in Mountain View.Come join us for networking, food, SolidWorks related news & a bunch of other cool stuff. …

Power Surfacing Plug-In for SolidWorks

February 14, 2013 – 3:59 pm |
Power Surfacing Plug-In for SolidWorks

Lot’s of buzz going around about a new surfacing plug-in for SolidWorks.  The Power Surfacing for SolidWorks plug-in from nPower software merges the ability to do both Sub-D modeling and NURBS modeling .
Sub-D modeling is great at producing …

December Meeting Update

January 4, 2013 – 12:22 pm |

Had a good turnout this month for our annual What’s REALLY New in SolidWorks 2013.  Probably would have seen a lot more people but I guess having a Technical Summit, a SolidWorks User group and …

October Meeting Update

October 31, 2012 – 11:49 am |

Misha Young gave us another outstanding presentation on surfacing.

Charles Mayou (HawkRidge Systems) gave us nice presentation on SolidWorks Electrical.  Some great functionality but may be hard to justify the high pricing.

Bertrand Sicot also paid us a visit …

July Meeting Update

August 16, 2012 – 12:16 am |

Misha Young gave us good presentation on introduction to surfacing.  There is always A LOT more to show so plan on future surfacing ‘how-to” sessions.

Michael Mooney followed up with some great information on all the Xpress …

June Meeting Update

June 10, 2012 – 9:48 pm |

 
Brandon Loeb from Hawk Ridge Systems gave us a good overview of SolidWorks Plastics and how you can use it to optimize your plastic part designs.

Then we had a (long) presentation on PhotoView 360.  We tried …