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ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE - LEARNING FROM LEADERS                            
Hosted by SSI USA

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Listen as SSI staff, partners and fellow ShipConstructor users from North and South America share:
* Client Success Stories (Real-world case study lessons to apply in your company.)
* Presentations of new features to pump up your productivity.
* Practical implementations of innovative new technology.
* A Sneak Peek into SSI’s exciting projects under development.
Plus…get HANDS-ON TRAINING in ShipConstructor and receive a certificate to prove your proficiency.


Preliminary Agenda details below - Check back for updates and great Speaker line-up!

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Tuesday, September 25
 

8:15am

Getting the Most Out of ShipConstructor
Focus: End-Users and Management with End-User Direct Reports
If you just use just one tip from this day, you could save countless hours!
Tuesday is packed with productivity-enhancing information plus LIVE DEMOS showing how to leverage new ShipConstructor features to maximize engineering efficiency. See workflows that will help you overcome challenges and watch eye-opening presentations from SSI experts on:
  • Change Management
  • Streamlined Labeling
  • Clash Prevention
  • MarineDrafting
  • EnterprisePlatform

Tuesday September 25, 2018 8:15am - 5:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

8:30am

Day 1 - Registration and Coffee - MCG Workforce Solutions
SSI Sliver Sponsor - https://mcgworkforce.com/

In 2004, we began successfully filling critical personnel needs for shipyards from Portland, Oregon to South Carolina & all along the Gulf Coast. While we first found our niche within the marine, industrial, &  disaster relief realms- we gradually learned the ins & outs of other industries and have since diversified. Our recruiting team maintains contacts throughout the United States in order to be ready to fill any order we are presented with. We have the capability to provide staff-power for any position from offshore to administrative. It is our goal to provide the most highly skilled in a most timely manner. Working each day to position ourselves to meet your needs, we are ready every time you call.  

Speakers
avatar for Graysi Gartman Ethridge

Graysi Gartman Ethridge

Chief Operating Officer, MCG Workforce Solutions
Graysi Gartman Ethridge of MCG Workforce Solutions was born and raised in Mobile, AL.She is a graduate of The University of Tennessee, and currently resides in Fairhope, AL. After a brief stint in the automotive marketing industry, Graysi began recruiting and never looked back. She... Read More →

Sponsors

Tuesday September 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am
Conference Foyer

9:00am

Day 1 - Management Track; Opening Remarks
Review the daily agenda,  thank our daily sponsors, and make any announcements to the conference attendees.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Roberts

Patrick Roberts

Director of Sales & Operations, SSIUSA
Patrick Dean Roberts, is the Director of Sales & Operations for SSI - ShipConstructor Software USA, Inc. (SSIUSA). He has over 11 years of shipbuilding & repair experience, and 12 years working in Shipbuilding Software applications. He is an active member in the Society of Naval Architects... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 9:00am - 9:25am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

9:25am

Opening Conference Presentation - SSI Evolution (Denis Morais - SSI President and CTO)
SSI's President & CTO will share his insight into the evolution of SSI.

Speakers
avatar for Denis Morais

Denis Morais

President and CTO, SSI
Denis has been internationally recognized for his published blogs, articles and papers and continues to provide insights on innovative solutions for the marine industries. He has worked hand in hand with industry partners and SSI’s clients around the world to solve their most difficult... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 9:25am - 9:45am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

9:45am

Bringing Reality into the Digital World with Point Clouds
Ryan Dunn, SSI Technical Solutions Specialist will return to the stage to showcase how to deal with Point Clouds in the Autodesk & ShipConstructor products.

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Dunn

Ryan Dunn

Technical Solutions Specialist, SSI
Ryan Dunn is a Technical Solutions Specialist at SSI.  Ryan’s focus is to assist our global reseller network with technical solution recommendations, assists with implementation, and to highlight best practices for client requirements.  Ryan has extensive technical experience... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 9:45am - 10:30am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

10:30am

Coffee Break Sponsor - Praeses LLC
SSI Bronze Sponsor - https://praeses.com/ 

Praeses is a leader in software development and services, offering proven and consistent business solutions to customers in both the public and private sectors. With over two decades of IT experience, Praeses serves as an independent, trusted advisor helping clients re-engineer processes and
 leverage emerging technologies
to optimize operations.

Speakers
avatar for Eddie Hodges

Eddie Hodges

Project Manager, Praeses
Eddie Hodges, a native of New Orleans, is a Project Manager for Praeses, LLC.  For the first twenty years of his career, Eddie’s main functions were in manufacturing.  With time spent in shipbuilding, oil & gas, and industrial rotating equipment, his focus was in Accuracy Control... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Praeses

Praeses

Praeses is a leader in software development and services, offering proven and consistent business solutions to customers in both the public and private sectors. With over two decades of IT experience, Praeses serves as an independent, trusted advisor helping clients re-engineer processes... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am
Conference Foyer

11:00am

US - Customer Case Study - Trinity Marine Products
Trinity Marine Products - http://www.trinitymarineproducts.com/

Speakers
avatar for Thomas H. “Sonny” Mardis, Jr.

Thomas H. “Sonny” Mardis, Jr.

Engineering Manager, Trinity Marine Products, inc.
Sonny Mardis, a Mississippi native, has been in shipbuilding engineering for 25+ years. He began his career with Cali & Associates, continuing to Halter Marine, and Trinity Yachts, finally taking a position with Trinity Marine Products. Over the years he has worked on design teams... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

11:30am

A World Without Clashes
Blair Johnston, a SSI Project Manager will present on how to use the various SSI Products without having to deal with clash interferences within the 3D ShipConstructor Model.    

Speakers
avatar for Blair Johnston

Blair Johnston

Product Manager, SSI
Blair is the Product Manager for Outfitting at SSI. He's been with SSI for over 11 years and is a lifer in software development--his background includes stints on-staff, on start-ups, and consulting including projects with Canadian Tire, Hudson's Bay Co., Hydro One, Hallmark Cards... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

12:00pm

ARAS Corporation - ARAS PLM
SSI Gold Sponsor - https://www.aras.com/

Speakers
avatar for Don Gillikin

Don Gillikin

Technical Account Manager, Aras Corp
Don Gillikin is Technical Account Manager - Shipbuilding / Maritime at the ARAS Corporation. He has over 25 years of shipbuilding building and process assessment experience. Prior to joining ARAS, he worked for the Ulstein Group on Norway. Don is also a veteran of the United States... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Aras Corp

Aras Corp

Aras Corp
How We Do PLMProvide a full-blown enterprise PLM solution out-of-the-box and make it easy to modifyUse flexible, modern technology that adapts to the user, not the other way aroundEliminate all PLM license fees and the hassles that go with themFocus on developing mutually beneficial... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 12:00pm - 12:40pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

12:40pm

Lunch Sponsor - InnovMarine Inc.
SSI Gold Sponsor - https://www.innovmarine.com/

One of SSI's North American Resellers that services customers in Canada.


Speakers
avatar for David Males

David Males

Director, Sales and Marketing, InnovMarine Inc.
35+ years as a trusted sales and marketing executive in IT & Related Services in the US and Canada, Mr. Males brings a pragmatic approach to helping clients solve real business problems effectively and affordably. David’s previous experience serving the industrial manufacturing... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for INNOVMARINE

INNOVMARINE

InnovMarine Inc. is the representative for SSI products and services across Canada. The company’s president, Pierre-Charles Drapeau, is a naval architecture technologist with extensive knowledge of how to apply Autodesk solutions including SSI’s ShipConstructor software to maximize... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 12:40pm - 1:40pm
Dining Ball Room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay I

1:40pm

Sister Ship Strategies
Brian Spahn, SSI Product Owner will showcase how to employ Sister Ship Strategies with the use of SSI Products.

Speakers
avatar for Brian Spahn

Brian Spahn

Product Owner, SSI
Brian has a long history of working with software and engaging with people. He holds a Bachelors of Electrical Engineering and is currently the Product Owner for Hull Effectivity / Sisterships at SSI. Previously he held positions in Quality Assurance and Client Success at the head... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 1:40pm - 2:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

2:10pm

What You Might Not Know About SSI Products; A Tips & Tricks Training Prelude
Darren Guillory, SSIUSA's Technical Solutions Specialist will showcase several SSI Product "Tips & Tricks" that will be covered in the "Tips & Tricks Training Session", during the conference. You will not want to skip out early as you will want to stick around for this one.

Speakers
avatar for Darren Guillory

Darren Guillory

Technical Solutions Specialist, SSI - ShipConstructor Software USA, Inc.
Darren Guillory is the Technical Solutions Specialist at SSIUSA. Darren’s focus is to deal directly with the SSIUSA current and potential clients, to review and offer technical solution recommendations and best practices to target client requirements and assists with implementation... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 2:10pm - 2:40pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

2:40pm

InnovMarine / Cloudis - CMPIC Case Study
SSI Gold Sponsor Presentation - https://www.cloudis.com/ 

InnovMarine's David Males and Cloudis' Ian Barns will co-present on a CMPIC customer use case and product use of the cable management software.



Speakers
avatar for Ian Barnes

Ian Barnes

Cloudis
Ian has been in the computer business since 1977. He has been involved in the computer training, software and consultancy businesses since. He joined the company that later became Cloudis Ltd in 1996 and in 2002, in partnership with a colleague, they bought the business. Nowadays... Read More →
avatar for David Males

David Males

Director, Sales and Marketing, InnovMarine Inc.
35+ years as a trusted sales and marketing executive in IT & Related Services in the US and Canada, Mr. Males brings a pragmatic approach to helping clients solve real business problems effectively and affordably. David’s previous experience serving the industrial manufacturing... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for CLOUDIS LIMITED

CLOUDIS LIMITED

Cloudis Limited is an independent UK-based software company specialising in applications developed around the Oracle database.We have been developing database applications since 1994 and count among our clients some of the largest engineering companies in the world. Our customers... Read More →
avatar for INNOVMARINE

INNOVMARINE

InnovMarine Inc. is the representative for SSI products and services across Canada. The company’s president, Pierre-Charles Drapeau, is a naval architecture technologist with extensive knowledge of how to apply Autodesk solutions including SSI’s ShipConstructor software to maximize... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 2:40pm - 3:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

3:10pm

Coffee Break Sponsor - Cloudis Ltd.
SSI Gold Sponsor - https://www.cloudis.com/ 

Cloudis Limited is an independent UK-based software company specializing in applications developed around the Oracle database.
We have been developing database applications since 1994 and count among our clients some of the largest engineering companies in the world. Our customers include designers and constructors in the shipbuilding and plant sectors. We have also supplied cable management solutions to academic institutions.
We market our products worldwide both directly to end-users and through local distributors.

Speakers
avatar for Ian Barnes

Ian Barnes

Cloudis
Ian has been in the computer business since 1977. He has been involved in the computer training, software and consultancy businesses since. He joined the company that later became Cloudis Ltd in 1996 and in 2002, in partnership with a colleague, they bought the business. Nowadays... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for CLOUDIS LIMITED

CLOUDIS LIMITED

Cloudis Limited is an independent UK-based software company specialising in applications developed around the Oracle database.We have been developing database applications since 1994 and count among our clients some of the largest engineering companies in the world. Our customers... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 3:10pm - 3:40pm
Conference Foyer

3:40pm

Easy Referencing
Guy Wolliams, one of SSI's Product Owners will showcase some use cases for Easy Referencing within the SSI Products.

Speakers
avatar for Guy Woolliams

Guy Woolliams

Product Owner, SSI
Guy Woolliams is a certified Product Owner with the Production feature team at SSI, a role he transitioned to in 2017 after a period of steady growth starting in 2014 as a Software Support Specialist on the Client Success team followed by a progression to Quality Assurance Analyst... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 3:40pm - 4:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

4:10pm

You Don't Know What You Don't Know
Josh Hawthorne, SSI's Client Success Training Coordinator will deliver an "Shocking" and "Electrifying" presentation on how to find all of the "SSI Knowledge" that you had access to all along.

Speakers
avatar for Josh Hawthorne

Josh Hawthorne

Client Success Training Coordinator, SSI
Josh Hawthorne is the Training Coordinator for ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI) where he is responsible for the overseeing the development and deployment of SSI Learning, a program which includes SSI’s global Certified Training curriculum, and its online training and reference... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 4:10pm - 4:55pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

4:55pm

Closing Remarks - Day 1
Summarize the Day 1 presentations, thank the daily sponsors, and make final announcements to the conference attendees.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Roberts

Patrick Roberts

Director of Sales & Operations, SSIUSA
Patrick Dean Roberts, is the Director of Sales & Operations for SSI - ShipConstructor Software USA, Inc. (SSIUSA). He has over 11 years of shipbuilding & repair experience, and 12 years working in Shipbuilding Software applications. He is an active member in the Society of Naval Architects... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 4:55pm - 5:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

5:40pm

Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by Aras Corporation
SSI Gold Sponsor - https://www.aras.com/

Speakers
avatar for Don Gillikin

Don Gillikin

Technical Account Manager, Aras Corp
Don Gillikin is Technical Account Manager - Shipbuilding / Maritime at the ARAS Corporation. He has over 25 years of shipbuilding building and process assessment experience. Prior to joining ARAS, he worked for the Ulstein Group on Norway. Don is also a veteran of the United States... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Aras Corp

Aras Corp

Aras Corp
How We Do PLMProvide a full-blown enterprise PLM solution out-of-the-box and make it easy to modifyUse flexible, modern technology that adapts to the user, not the other way aroundEliminate all PLM license fees and the hassles that go with themFocus on developing mutually beneficial... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 5:40pm - 7:30pm
Indoor Reception Room
 
Wednesday, September 26
 

8:15am

Case Studies & Complementary Tools
Focus: Management
Learn from your peers. Expand your horizons. See how SSI clients are using ShipConstructor in interesting ways to increase effectiveness throughout their organizations. Notice the innovative workflows. Take home ideas to put in place in your own organization.
Also, see how ShipConstructor can be integrated with complementary products and services from SSI friends and partners to increase capabilities.

Wednesday September 26, 2018 8:15am - 5:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

8:30am

Day 2 - Registration and Coffee - Austal USA
SSI Bronze Sponsor - http://usa.austal.com/

Austal is a global defense prime contractor and a designer and manufacturer of defense and commercial ships. For more than 27 years Austal has been a leader in the design, construction and maintenance of revolutionary ships for governments, navies and ferry operators around the world. More than 255 vessels have been delivered in that time.

Sponsors
avatar for Austal USA

Austal USA

Austal is a global defense prime contractor and a designer and manufacturer of defense and commercial ships. For more than 27 years Austal has been a leader in the design, construction and maintenance of revolutionary ships for governments, navies and ferry operators around the world... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am
Conference Foyer

9:00am

Day 2 - CustomerTrack; Opening Remarks
Review the daily agenda, thank our daily sponsors, and make any announcements to the conference attendees.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Roberts

Patrick Roberts

Director of Sales & Operations, SSIUSA
Patrick Dean Roberts, is the Director of Sales & Operations for SSI - ShipConstructor Software USA, Inc. (SSIUSA). He has over 11 years of shipbuilding & repair experience, and 12 years working in Shipbuilding Software applications. He is an active member in the Society of Naval Architects... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 9:00am - 9:15am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

9:00am

SSI Certified Training: The ShipConstructor Essentials WED ALL DAY
Mastering the ShipConstructor Essentials (the SCE) is a prerequisite for all further SSI Certified Training.
In this training session, you'll learn  gain a solid grounding in essential functionality of ShipConstructor software by completing tasks in our Training project, checking your work with our Verifier software and receiving registered PDF certificate for the class.

If you're new to ShipConstructor, you'll be shown what you need to know to become more proficient. If you're a highly-experienced ShipConstructor user, we think we can still show you a few things to make you a better user.

Have the SCE Already?
If you have already completed the SCE (at the 2016 User Conference or any time since then), you won't need to attend this session - you're SCE certificate is still valid.

Need to Complete the SCE?
If you have not already completed the SCE, you can still complete it before this years' conference begins - this will ensure you do not miss any of the speakers presenting on the first day.
You can access everything you need to complete the SCE through SSI MyLearning, our online training and reference site.  Go here to learn more, and then click the Sign Up button to gain access.

**If your employer has an SSI subscription, please use your CORPORATE email on the Signup form.



Wednesday September 26, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

9:15am

Keynote Presentation - Past, Present, and Future; Look how far we have come (Terry Walley, Ingalls Shipbuilding)
SSI Platinum Sponsor - Terry Walley - Ingalls Shipbuilding



Speakers
avatar for Terry Walley

Terry Walley

IT Business Strategist, HII Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc.
Terry Walley, is the IT Business Strategist for HII Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. He has 24 years of Shipbuilding experience across multiple facets of the business, which includes Engineering, Planning, Production and Technology. As a Visionary Leader, he has driven organizational performance... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for HII-Ingalls

HII-Ingalls

IT Program Manager, HII-Ingalls
Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 9:15am - 9:45am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

9:45am

US - Customer Case Study - Austal USA
Speakers
avatar for Thomas Perrine

Thomas Perrine

Vice President of Engineering, Austal USA
Mr. Thomas Perrine is the Vice President of Engineering for Austal USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Austal Limited. In this position, Mr. Perrine reports directly to the Austal USA President and he oversees the work of over 400 engineers, naval architects, designers and other engineering... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Austal USA

Austal USA

Austal is a global defense prime contractor and a designer and manufacturer of defense and commercial ships. For more than 27 years Austal has been a leader in the design, construction and maintenance of revolutionary ships for governments, navies and ferry operators around the world... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 9:45am - 10:30am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

10:30am

Coffee Break Sponsor - Wolf Robotics, A Lincoln Electric Company
SSI Bronze Sponsor -  https://www.wolfrobotics.com/

Wolf Robotics, A Lincoln Electric AutomationCompany, has manufactured robotic integration solutions for automated ARC welding, cutting systems, cladding, 3-D metal printing, material removal, and material handling applications for close to 40 years. With 8,500 robot systems around the world, Wolf Robotics is one of the largest general manufacturing robot integrators in North America.
Wolf Robotics provides unparalleled custom designed robotic systems, pre-engineered robotic cells, 24/7/365 U.S.A. based service, and training.  When peace of mind, quality workmanship, and the latest technology are important, you can count on Wolf Robotics.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Penoyer

Jeff Penoyer

Project Manager, Wolf Robotics, A Lincoln Electric Automation™ Company
Jeff Penoyer is a Project Manager at Wolf Robotics, LLC focused on advanced automation and new technology development for the shipbuilding industry. Jeff has worked in robotics and welding automation for 8 years with experience in technical management, mechanical design and concept... Read More →
avatar for Mark Schaub

Mark Schaub

Senior Leader, Wolf Robotics, LLC – A Lincoln Electric Automation Company
Mark Schaub has over thirty years of experience in the manufacturing & technology sectors.  As a Senior Leader at Wolf Robotics, Mark contributes in the areas of Business & Technology Development for this Lincoln Electric Automation Company.  He has pioneered technology road maps... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Wolf Robotics

Wolf Robotics

Wolf Robotics LLC, A Lincoln Electric Company, has manufactured robotic integration solutions for automated ARC welding, cutting systems, cladding, 3-D metal printing, material removal, and material handling applications for close to 40 years. With 8,500 robot systems around the... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am
Conference Foyer

11:00am

BAS Engineering - ShipWeight / ExpressMarine 3D
BAS Engineering's Runar Aasen will showcase their developed software products, ShipWeight and ExpressMarine 3D solutions, and the current and future development integration efforts with SSI Products.

Speakers
avatar for Runar Aasen

Runar Aasen

Co-founder and Manager, BAS Engineering AS
Runar Aasen is the co-founder and manager of BAS Engineering, the company behind ShipWeight and ExpressMarine software. Since his master’s degree in Naval Architecture, Runar has worked for more than 20 years in the mass properties engineering and software business.  He is a Fellow... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for BAS Engineering AS

BAS Engineering AS

BAS Engineering AS
For more than 20 years BAS Engineering has been working as a software supplier and consultant within the weight engineering and mass properties field.  The ShipWeight software is used globally on virtually all types of vessels, as well as on offshore constructions and land vehicles... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

11:30am

Fly To The Next Frontier with the EnterprisePlatform
Jagan Seshardi, one of SSI's Product Owner will showcase some important functions, features, and uses of the SSI EnterprisePlatform Products.

Speakers
avatar for Jagan Seshadri

Jagan Seshadri

Product Owner, SSI
Jagan Seshadri is a Product Owner at SSI, responsible for EnterprisePlatform and PublisherLT. By understanding clients’ workflows, day-to-day challenges, and future plans, Jagan works to guide the development of the software to serve the needs of industry. Jagan holds bachelor’s... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

12:00pm

ARCOS Innovations - Shipbuilding PLM 2.0
Bruno Benevolo, SSI - Arcos's Director of Sales and Operations will review Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and the use of integrated SSI products.

Speakers
avatar for Bruno Benevolo

Bruno Benevolo

Director of Sales and Operations, ARCOS
Over a professional career span of 20 years, Bruno Benevolo has taken a lead role in several significant CAD/CAM, EDMS/PDM/PLM projects in the shipbuilding, offshore EPC, industrial and nuclear plant industries. As founder of Sincronia, based in Rio de Janeiro, Bruno was the software... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for ARCOS Innovations Inc.

ARCOS Innovations Inc.

ARCOS helps organizations be more competitive and profitable in the "Business of Shipbuilding". ARCOS is positioned to be a valuable resource of technology and industry specific expertise to help achieve significant business improvements via projects like PLM and ERP implementations.Shipbuilding... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 12:00pm - 12:40pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

12:40pm

Lunch Sponsor - BAS Engineering AS

Speakers
avatar for Runar Aasen

Runar Aasen

Co-founder and Manager, BAS Engineering AS
Runar Aasen is the co-founder and manager of BAS Engineering, the company behind ShipWeight and ExpressMarine software. Since his master’s degree in Naval Architecture, Runar has worked for more than 20 years in the mass properties engineering and software business.  He is a Fellow... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for BAS Engineering AS

BAS Engineering AS

BAS Engineering AS
For more than 20 years BAS Engineering has been working as a software supplier and consultant within the weight engineering and mass properties field.  The ShipWeight software is used globally on virtually all types of vessels, as well as on offshore constructions and land vehicles... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 12:40pm - 1:40pm
Dining Ball Room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay I

1:40pm

InnovMarine - SmartShape
InnovMarine's David Males, will return to the stage to present on a product called "SmartShape".

SmartShape securely streams intelligent 3D models in just seconds to commercially available network-aware devices (tablets, smart-phones, PCs) with support for on-line bi-directional communication and off-line operation with automated data synchronization.

By seamlessly bridging the physical and digital worlds, SmartShape is helping to accelerate the shipbuilding industry’s transition to the use of digital twins, empowering owners and operators to achieve greater returns on their assets.

Speakers
avatar for David Males

David Males

Director, Sales and Marketing, InnovMarine Inc.
35+ years as a trusted sales and marketing executive in IT & Related Services in the US and Canada, Mr. Males brings a pragmatic approach to helping clients solve real business problems effectively and affordably. David’s previous experience serving the industrial manufacturing... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for INNOVMARINE

INNOVMARINE

InnovMarine Inc. is the representative for SSI products and services across Canada. The company’s president, Pierre-Charles Drapeau, is a naval architecture technologist with extensive knowledge of how to apply Autodesk solutions including SSI’s ShipConstructor software to maximize... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 1:40pm - 2:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

2:10pm

Creation and Detailing of Marine Drafting Views
Presentation by Ryan Dunn, SSI's Technical Solutions Specialist, Sales

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Dunn

Ryan Dunn

Technical Solutions Specialist, SSI
Ryan Dunn is a Technical Solutions Specialist at SSI.  Ryan’s focus is to assist our global reseller network with technical solution recommendations, assists with implementation, and to highlight best practices for client requirements.  Ryan has extensive technical experience... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 2:10pm - 2:40pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

2:40pm

These Are Not Your Parent's Property Labels
Ken Sanderson, SSIUSA's Project Consultant will showcase the latest and greatest improvements made in the way of Labels within the SC2019 current software release.

Speakers
avatar for Ken Sanderson

Ken Sanderson

Senior Training Specialist and Project Consultant, SSI USA
Ken Sanderson has been with SSI for 8 years as a Senior Training Specialist and Project Consultant.  Ken’s responsibilities with SSI have included developing and writing new standardized and custom training courses, training developers in how ShipConstructor software is used, providing... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 2:40pm - 3:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

3:10pm

Coffee Break Sponsor - AutoFEM Software LLP
SSI Bronze Sponsor - http://autofem.com/en/ 

AutoFEM Analysis can be used by the broad community of engineers working in the field of mechanical and structural designing. You need not be a specialist in the finite element method in order to use AutoFEM Analysis. There are several asked-for modules, which allow for the solving of crucial problems for mechanical and structural engineering.

Speakers
avatar for Alexander Sushchikh

Alexander Sushchikh

Director, AutoFEM Software LLP
Alexander Sushchikh, is the Founder and Director of AutoFEM Software LLP. He is a Doctor of Philosophy in the field of calculation methods, and has more than twenty years’ experience in finite element simulation and corresponding software development. His company develops and markets... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 3:10pm - 3:40pm
Conference Foyer

3:40pm

Change Management with One Hand Behind Your Back
Ted Deng, one of SSI's Product Managers will present on creative methods to manage change by using SSI Products.

Speakers
avatar for Ted Deng

Ted Deng

Product Manager, SSI
Ted Deng is a Product Manager with SSI, where he is responsible for gathering, analyzing and prioritizing requirements from various external and internal sources. Besides the excitement of developing and releasing new features, Ted works within the database team and is enthusiastic... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 3:40pm - 4:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

4:10pm

AutoFEM Software LLP - AutoFEM
Speakers
avatar for Nick Danese

Nick Danese

Founder and CEO, NDAR
Nick Danese is the founder and CEO of NDAR, an applied research business established in 1987.   Following a BS Mechanical Engineering (1981, University of Arizona) and a MS Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (1983, University of Michigan), a challenge-rich carrier continues... Read More →
avatar for Alexander Sushchikh

Alexander Sushchikh

Director, AutoFEM Software LLP
Alexander Sushchikh, is the Founder and Director of AutoFEM Software LLP. He is a Doctor of Philosophy in the field of calculation methods, and has more than twenty years’ experience in finite element simulation and corresponding software development. His company develops and markets... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for AutoFEM Software LLP

AutoFEM Software LLP

AutoFEM Software LLP develops and markets the FEA software integrated with popular CAD systems - AutoCAD and ShipConstructor. The company has the vast experience in developing FEA applications for corporate MCAD systems. AutoFEM Analysis is the main product of the company available... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 4:10pm - 4:55pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

4:55pm

Closing Remarks - Day 2
Summarize the Day 2 presentations, thank the daily sponsors, and make any announcements to the conference attendees.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Roberts

Patrick Roberts

Director of Sales & Operations, SSIUSA
Patrick Dean Roberts, is the Director of Sales & Operations for SSI - ShipConstructor Software USA, Inc. (SSIUSA). He has over 11 years of shipbuilding & repair experience, and 12 years working in Shipbuilding Software applications. He is an active member in the Society of Naval Architects... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 4:55pm - 5:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

5:40pm

Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by ARCOS Innovations, Inc
SSI Gold Sponsor

Speakers
avatar for Bruno Benevolo

Bruno Benevolo

Director of Sales and Operations, ARCOS
Over a professional career span of 20 years, Bruno Benevolo has taken a lead role in several significant CAD/CAM, EDMS/PDM/PLM projects in the shipbuilding, offshore EPC, industrial and nuclear plant industries. As founder of Sincronia, based in Rio de Janeiro, Bruno was the software... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for ARCOS Innovations Inc.

ARCOS Innovations Inc.

ARCOS helps organizations be more competitive and profitable in the "Business of Shipbuilding". ARCOS is positioned to be a valuable resource of technology and industry specific expertise to help achieve significant business improvements via projects like PLM and ERP implementations.Shipbuilding... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 5:40pm - 7:30pm
Outdoor Cocktail Reception Area
 
Thursday, September 27
 

8:15am

The Road to the Future: Cutting-Edge Research & Tools
Focus: Management
SSI is an avid participant in the US Navy-sponsored National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP). See the latest technological advancements that are currently revolutionizing our industry and our set to transform our businesses dramatically in the future.
Also see further innovative complementary solutions from SSI friends and partners.

Thursday September 27, 2018 8:15am - 5:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

8:30am

Day 3 - Registration and Coffee - Genoa Design Int.
SSI Bronze Sponsor - http://genoadesign.com/ 

Genoa Design International Ltd. is a marine production design company.
Our head office is in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
We also have work sites in Vancouver and New Orleans.

Speakers
avatar for Leonard Pecore

Leonard Pecore

Genoa Design International Ltd.
Leonard is Founder and Chair of the Board of Genoa Design International Ltd. He currently works in business operations as Chief Business Development Officer. Leonard formed Genoa Design International in 1995.Genoa provides 3D modeling and production engineering to the Shipbuilding... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Genoa Design International Ltd.

Genoa Design International Ltd.

Genoa Design International provides production lofting, detail design and 3D modelling services to shipbuilding and offshore industries around the world, with the majority of clients located in North America. We take pride in our employees, customers and industry partners and work... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am
Conference Foyer

9:00am

Day 3 - Technical Track; Opening Remarks
Review the daily agenda, thank our daily sponsors, and make any announcements to the conference attendees.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Roberts

Patrick Roberts

Director of Sales & Operations, SSIUSA
Patrick Dean Roberts, is the Director of Sales & Operations for SSI - ShipConstructor Software USA, Inc. (SSIUSA). He has over 11 years of shipbuilding & repair experience, and 12 years working in Shipbuilding Software applications. He is an active member in the Society of Naval Architects... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 9:00am - 9:15am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

9:00am

SSI Certified Training: EnterprisePlatform PublisherLT THURS AM
Learn how to streamline and automate the generation of engineering information from the ShipConstructor Marine Information Model in a wide variety of formats. Learn how to automate the generation of information for stakeholders outside the Engineering Department so you can focus on your core design/modeling tasks.
In this class, you will learn how to:
  • Install, set up and connect to an EnterprisePlatform-enabled project.
  • Select exactly what you want to share (drawings, operations, parts, etc.)
  • Generate Output e.g. PDF, PNG, Navisworks, Excel and so many other formats
  • Work with Parts to generate BOMs, profile cutting lists etc., based on revision history
  • Configure import and export options
  • Add an operation from the Knowledge Base or manually
  • Define and Create Work Packages
SSI Certified Training Information:
  • The PublisherLT Class is an elective class in  either the SSI Certified Training Hull and Structure Course or the Outfitting Course.
  • Prerequisite (if Certificate is desired): ShipConstructor Essentials


Thursday September 27, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

9:00am

SSI Certified Training: MarineDrafting THURS AM
Learn how to create 2D approval and workshop drawings directly from the ShipConstructor 3D model. These drawings are created in AutoCAD DWG format and remain associatively linked to the 3D model. This means that they can be easily updated as changes happen through the life of the project. The error reduction and time savings are therefore significant.
In this class, you will learn how to:
· Set up MarineDrafting (layers, blocks, line styles, view creation settings)
· Create MarineDrafting Drawings
· Create MarineDrafting Views (Manual and Automatic)
· Create Background Views
SSI Certified Training Information:
· The MarineDrafting Class is an elective class in the SSI Certified Training Hull and Structure Course and the Outfitting Course.
· Prerequisite (if Certificate is desired): ShipConstructor Essentials


Thursday September 27, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

9:00am

SSI Certified Training: WeldManagement THURS AM
Learn how to visually and intuitively manage your welds. Learn about SSI’s production and management system for structural welds in ShipConstructor. See how you can fully customize weld symbols and standards and develop a weld schedule for each project. Once welds have been defined in the project (including automatic identification and weld path generation), you can generate configurable weld reports for any assembly, or for the entire project. You can also prepare visual maps of welds by including them in production drawings.
In this class, you will learn how to:
· Set up WeldManagement including weld types, standards, schedules, and statuses
· Create and manage welds
· Prepare Production Deliverables and reports showing various visual representations of weld information
SSI Certified Training Information:
· The WeldManagement Class is an elective class in the SSI Certified Training Hull and Structure Course.
· Prerequisites (if Certificate is desired): ShipConstructor Essentials and Structure Modeling


Thursday September 27, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

9:00am

SSI Certified Training: Production Documentation Essentials & Hull/Structure Documentation Drawings THURS ALL DAY
This class will help you understand the differences between Assembly and Approval drawings as well as how to use naming conventions, BOMs, Keymap Drawings, labels and more when creating hull and structure documentation.
In this class, you will learn how to:
· Understand Drawing Naming Conventions
· Configure Assembly Drawing Keymaps
· Insert BOM information
· Create Assembly Drawings using a wizard
· Label an Assembly Drawing
· Work with an Orientation Icon and Quality Matrix
· Work with Weld BOMs
· Insert Planar Groups into Approval Drawings
SSI Certified Training Information:
· The Hull/Structure Documentation Class is a core class in the SSI Certified Training Hull and Structure Course.
· Prerequisite (if Certificate is desired): ShipConstructor Essentials and Production Documentation Essentials


Thursday September 27, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

9:00am

SSI Certified Training: Production Documentation Essentials & Outfitting Documentation Drawings THURS ALL DAY
Learn how to create documentation for distributed systems such as Pipe and HVAC. You will see the different types of output for Outfitting: spool drawings and arrangement drawings
In this class, you will learn how to:
· Create, dimension and label Spool drawings
· Create Arrangement drawings, set up viewports and BOMs, and apply labeling
· Insert BOM information
SSI Certified Training Information:
· The Outfitting Documentation Class is a core class in the SSI Certified Training Outfitting Course.
· Prerequisite (if Certificate is desired): ShipConstructor Essentials and Production Documentation


Thursday September 27, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

9:15am

Keynote Presentation - "Innovation Drive" (Leonard Pecore, Genoa Design Int.)
Speakers
avatar for Leonard Pecore

Leonard Pecore

Genoa Design International Ltd.
Leonard is Founder and Chair of the Board of Genoa Design International Ltd. He currently works in business operations as Chief Business Development Officer. Leonard formed Genoa Design International in 1995.Genoa provides 3D modeling and production engineering to the Shipbuilding... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Genoa Design International Ltd.

Genoa Design International Ltd.

Genoa Design International provides production lofting, detail design and 3D modelling services to shipbuilding and offshore industries around the world, with the majority of clients located in North America. We take pride in our employees, customers and industry partners and work... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 9:15am - 9:45am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

9:45am

Computer Aided Robotic - Welding (CAR-W) Scanning and Multi Robot Enhancement
NSRP Technology Transfer Presentation on the current CAR-W Scanning and Multi Robot Enhancement project that is ongoing with Bollinger Shipyards, Wolf Robotics, SSIUSA and several Opt In Shipyards (VT Halter Marine, Austal USA, Conrad Shipyard, & Newport News)

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Penoyer

Jeff Penoyer

Project Manager, Wolf Robotics, A Lincoln Electric Automation™ Company
Jeff Penoyer is a Project Manager at Wolf Robotics, LLC focused on advanced automation and new technology development for the shipbuilding industry. Jeff has worked in robotics and welding automation for 8 years with experience in technical management, mechanical design and concept... Read More →
avatar for Mark Schaub

Mark Schaub

Senior Leader, Wolf Robotics, LLC – A Lincoln Electric Automation Company
Mark Schaub has over thirty years of experience in the manufacturing & technology sectors.  As a Senior Leader at Wolf Robotics, Mark contributes in the areas of Business & Technology Development for this Lincoln Electric Automation Company.  He has pioneered technology road maps... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Wolf Robotics

Wolf Robotics

Wolf Robotics LLC, A Lincoln Electric Company, has manufactured robotic integration solutions for automated ARC welding, cutting systems, cladding, 3-D metal printing, material removal, and material handling applications for close to 40 years. With 8,500 robot systems around the... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 9:45am - 10:30am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

10:30am

Coffee Break Sponsor - Altair Engineering
SSI Bronze Sponsor - https://www.altair.com/

Simulation-Driven Innovation™
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning, and optimization throughout product lifecycles.                            

We are 2,000+ scientists, engineers and creative thinkers in 24 countries serving 5,000+ customers.                

Speakers
avatar for Ray DelDin

Ray DelDin

Altair Engineering
avatar for Josh Pennington

Josh Pennington

Altair Engineering

Sponsors
avatar for Altair

Altair

Director Maritime Sales, Altair
Altair is a leading provider of enterprise-class engineering software enabling innovation, reduced development times, and lower costs through the entire product lifecycle from concept design to in-service operation. Our simulation-driven approach to innovation is powered by our integrated... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am
Conference Foyer

11:00am

DotProduct - NSRP ShipScan
SSI Silver Sponsor - https://www.dotproduct3d.com/ 

The DotProduct DPI-8X is revolutionizing the way ships of all sizes are designed, built, renovated, and repaired. With the speed and portability of the DPI-8X handheld 3D scanner, marine engineers and naval architects now have accurate, color 3D information available at their fingertips throughout design, construction, drydock repairs, and more.

NSRP Panel Project Technology Transfer Presentation on the ShipScan Project with project team members; Ship Architects, Inc. (lead), DotProduct, SSIUSA, VT Halter Marine, Austal USA, Conrad Shipyard, BAE Southeast Shipyards, and Genoa Design Int.

Speakers
avatar for Tom Greaves

Tom Greaves

Chief Marketing Officer, DotProduct
Tom Greaves is chief marketing officer at DotProduct with responsibility for sales, marketing and customer support.  With seed funding from Intel Capital and others, DotProduct provides handheld 3D capture solutions for shipbuilding, forensics, engineering, construction and manufacturing... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for DOT PRODUCT

DOT PRODUCT

We deliver real-time, mobile, accurate 3D capture and reconstruction solutions on tablets and other mobile devices.ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTIONCRIME SCENE FORENSICSINDUSTRIAL FACILITIESUTILITY MANAGEMENTHERITAGE DOCUMENTATIONSHIPBUILDING & NAVAL ARCHITECTURE


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

11:30am

Altair Engineering - HyperWorks & NSRP LiftShip
SSI Bronze Sponsor - https://www.altair.com

NSRP Partner

NSRP Technical Transfer Presentation on the efforts being put forth on the LiftShip Project.  This project is being lead by SSIUSA, with FEA partners, Altair Engineering (HyperWorks), ATA Engineering (FEMAP), with other project participants, Austal USA, VT Halter Marine, Conrad Shipyard, Bollinger Shipyard, and Ship Architects, Inc.

Speakers
avatar for Ray DelDin

Ray DelDin

Altair Engineering
avatar for Josh Pennington

Josh Pennington

Altair Engineering

Sponsors
avatar for Altair

Altair

Director Maritime Sales, Altair
Altair is a leading provider of enterprise-class engineering software enabling innovation, reduced development times, and lower costs through the entire product lifecycle from concept design to in-service operation. Our simulation-driven approach to innovation is powered by our integrated... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

12:00pm

ATA Engineering - NSRP CAD to FEA
ATA Engineering - http://www.ata-e.com/

SCDN Member

NSRP Partner

NSRP Technology Transfer Presentation on the efforts that were completed on an NSRP Panel Project that ATA Engineering, Ingalls Shipbuilding, and SSIUSA completed with this past year.

Speakers
avatar for Robert Aungst

Robert Aungst

Senior Project Engineer, ATA Engineering
Robert Aungst is a Senior Project Engineer at ATA Engineering, an engineering services company which provides test and analysis driven design for the aerospace, defence, and themed entertainment industries. Robert’s work focuses on structural analysis and engineering software development... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 12:00pm - 12:40pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

12:40pm

Lunch Sponsor - DotProduct
SSI Silver Sponsor - https://www.dotproduct3d.com/

Speakers
avatar for Tom Greaves

Tom Greaves

Chief Marketing Officer, DotProduct
Tom Greaves is chief marketing officer at DotProduct with responsibility for sales, marketing and customer support.  With seed funding from Intel Capital and others, DotProduct provides handheld 3D capture solutions for shipbuilding, forensics, engineering, construction and manufacturing... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for DOT PRODUCT

DOT PRODUCT

We deliver real-time, mobile, accurate 3D capture and reconstruction solutions on tablets and other mobile devices.ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTIONCRIME SCENE FORENSICSINDUSTRIAL FACILITIESUTILITY MANAGEMENTHERITAGE DOCUMENTATIONSHIPBUILDING & NAVAL ARCHITECTURE


Thursday September 27, 2018 12:40pm - 1:40pm
Dining Ball Room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay I

1:00pm

SSI Certified Training: EnterprisePlatform PublisherLT THURS PM
Learn how to streamline and automate the generation of engineering information from the ShipConstructor Marine Information Model in a wide variety of formats. Learn how to automate the generation of information for stakeholders outside the Engineering Department so you can focus on your core design/modeling tasks.
In this class, you will learn how to:
  • Install, set up and connect to an EnterprisePlatform-enabled project.
  • Select exactly what you want to share (drawings, operations, parts, etc.)
  • Generate Output e.g. PDF, PNG, Navisworks, Excel and so many other formats
  • Work with Parts to generate BOMs, profile cutting lists etc., based on revision history
  • Configure import and export options
  • Add an operation from the Knowledge Base or manually
  • Define and Create Work Packages
SSI Certified Training Information:
  • The PublisherLT Class is an elective class in the SSI Certified Training Hull and Structure Course and the Outfitting Course.
  • Prerequisite (if Certificate is desired): ShipConstructor Essentials


Thursday September 27, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

1:00pm

SSI Certified Training: MarineDrafting THURS PM
Learn how to create 2D approval and workshop drawings directly from the ShipConstructor 3D model. These drawings are created in AutoCAD DWG format and remain associatively linked to the 3D model. This means that they can be easily updated as changes happen through the life of the project. The error reduction and time savings are therefore significant.
In this class, you will learn how to:
· Set up MarineDrafting (layers, blocks, line styles, view creation settings)
· Create MarineDrafting Drawings
· Create MarineDrafting Views (Manual and Automatic)
· Create Background Views
SSI Certified Training Information:
· The MarineDrafting Class is an elective class in the SSI Certified Training Hull and Structure Course and the Outfitting Course.
· Prerequisite (if Certificate is desired): ShipConstructor Essentials


Thursday September 27, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

1:00pm

SSI Certified Training: WeldManagement THURS PM
Learn how to visually and intuitively manage your welds. Learn about SSI’s production and management system for structural welds in ShipConstructor. See how you can fully customize weld symbols and standards and develop a weld schedule for each project. Once welds have been defined in the project (including automatic identification and weld path generation), you can generate configurable weld reports for any assembly, or for the entire project. You can also prepare visual maps of welds by including them in production drawings.
In this class, you will learn how to:
· Set up WeldManagement including weld types, standards, schedules, and statuses
· Create and manage welds
· Prepare Production Deliverables and reports showing various visual representations of weld information
SSI Certified Training Information:
· The WeldManagement Class is an elective class in the SSI Certified Training Hull and Structure Course.
· Prerequisites (if Certificate is desired): ShipConstructor Essentials and Structure Modeling


Thursday September 27, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

1:40pm

Praeses, LLC - "Improving Design Processes with ShipConstructor Custom Plug-Ins"
SSI Bronze Sponsor -  https://praeses.com/

Praeses is a leader in software development and services, offering proven and consistent business solutions to customers in both the public and private sectors. With over two decades of IT experience, Praeses serves as an independent, trusted advisor helping clients re-engineer processes and
 leverage emerging technologies
to optimize operations.

Speakers
avatar for Eddie Hodges

Eddie Hodges

Project Manager, Praeses
Eddie Hodges, a native of New Orleans, is a Project Manager for Praeses, LLC.  For the first twenty years of his career, Eddie’s main functions were in manufacturing.  With time spent in shipbuilding, oil & gas, and industrial rotating equipment, his focus was in Accuracy Control... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Praeses

Praeses

Praeses is a leader in software development and services, offering proven and consistent business solutions to customers in both the public and private sectors. With over two decades of IT experience, Praeses serves as an independent, trusted advisor helping clients re-engineer processes... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 1:40pm - 2:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

2:10pm

Auros Knowledge Systems - NSRP Knowledge Provisioning
Auros Knowledge Systems - https://aurosks.com/ 

SCDN Member

NSRP Partner

NSRP Technology Transfer Presentation on the Knowledge Provisioning to Improve First Time Quality of Ship Design project lead by Conrad Shipyard, and team members Auros, SSIUSA, Hepinstall Consulting Group, V. Dlugokecki, Fincantieri Marinette Marine, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, and Bollinger Shipyards.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Boisvert

Steve Boisvert

Senior Application Engineer, Auros Knowledge Systems, LLC
Mr. Boisvert has 17 years of engineering, program and knowledge management experience. Steve has diverse engineering experiences ranging from engineering large scale mining equipment for P&H Mining to developing, delivering and implementing a manufacturing knowledge based validation... Read More →
avatar for Greg Burek

Greg Burek

Director of Emerging Accounts, Auros Knowledge Systems, LLC
Mr. Burek has 44 years of engineering and program management experience, optimizing business, production, and engineering efficiencies through the integration of business processes and information technology. While at the Ford Motor Company, he was responsible for managing global... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 2:10pm - 2:40pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

2:40pm

Imaginestics, LLC - VizSeek
VizSeek - https://www.vizseek.com/ 

The VizSeek visual search engine lets you find products, parts, and drawings in your database using a photo or even a hand-sketch.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Judge

Matt Judge

VP Sales, Imaginestics LLC
Matt Judge is a frequent speaker to professional organizations on a variety of business topics and has been in industrial sales and marketing for over 25 years. Matt is a graduate of Indiana University and the Art Institute of California. His career includes sales in the heavy truck... Read More →
avatar for Jamie Tan, Ph.D

Jamie Tan, Ph.D

Co-Founder and CEO at Vizseek, Imaginestics
Fifteen years of experiences of developing technologies and software to provide solutions to practical problems in semiconductor, defense, information technology and manufacturing industries. Special interests include visual search engine, Deep Learning, VR/AR, 3D printing, image... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 2:40pm - 3:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

3:10pm

Coffee Break Sponsor -Sirus Technical Services, Inc.
SSI Bronze Sponsor - https://www.siriustechnical.com/

Sirius Technical Services is a leading professional staffing agency based in Mobile, Alabama and serving South Alabama, the Gulf Coast, and the United States. Our experienced recruiting team provides effective and essential staffing services for both skilled professionals and company clients. Using our extensive network, we help to find strong employment opportunities, create mutually beneficial connections, and ultimately facilitate productive working relationships.

Speakers
avatar for Rhonda White

Rhonda White

Recruiting Supervisor, Sirius Technical Services
Rhonda joined the Sirius business development team in September of 2014. Rhonda brings over 10 years’ experience in professional staffing in multiple roles such as recruiting, sales, customer service and human resources. Rhonda studied Healthcare Management at the University of... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Sirus Technical Services, Inc.

Sirus Technical Services, Inc.

Sirius Technical Services is a leading professional staffing agency based in Mobile, Alabama and serving South Alabama, the Gulf Coast, and the United States. Our experienced recruiting team provides effective and essential staffing services for both skilled professionals and company clients. Using our extensive network, we help to find strong employment opportunities, create mutually beneficial connections, and ultimately facilitate productive working relationships... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 3:10pm - 3:40pm
Conference Foyer

3:40pm

SSI Research & Development - A Review of Project Proposal Topics
A review of different R & D related topics that SSI will be pursuing future funded development.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick David

Patrick David

Research & Development Manager, SSI USA
Patrick David graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering. He began solving advanced shipbuilding problems at Bender Shipbuilding to assist the shipyard in adopting modern practices. In this role he helped implement many... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 3:40pm - 4:10pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

4:10pm

US - Customer Case Study - TBA
Thursday September 27, 2018 4:10pm - 4:55pm
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III
 
Friday, September 28
 

8:00am

NSRP LiftShip - Quaterly Project Team Meeting
The NSRP LiftShip Project Team will be holding the Quarterly Status Review meeting on this project.  Those interested in attending outside the project team, please email Patrick Roberts @ Patrick.roberts@ssi-corporate.com so that you can be cleared to attend.  Current team members are;
Austal USA, Bollinger Shipyards, Conrad Shipyard, VT Halter Marine, Ship Architects Inc., Altar Engineering, ATA Engineering, SSI, (ATI & GD NASSCO - Program and Project Technical Reps).

Any and all other attendees will need to request attendance.

Friday September 28, 2018 8:00am - 10:00am
Conference Conference room: Bon Secour Bay III

8:15am

Day 4 - Registration and Coffee - SSI (SSI CA & SSIUSA)
SSI Gold Sponsor - http://www.ssi-corporate.com/

SSI develops Autodesk based solutions for the shipbuilding and offshore industry including: ShipConstructor software, an AutoCAD based CAD/CAM product line; and EnterprisePlatform, a tool for sharing product data model information. Expert consultation is also available to ensure real time engineering data passes effortlessly between applications such as MRP, ERP or PLM tools.  Shipbuilders, naval architects and marine engineers trust SSI on projects such as yachts, oil rigs, tankers, ferries, warships and workboats.

Friday September 28, 2018 8:15am - 8:45am
Conference Foyer

8:45am

Day 4 - User Training Track; Opening Remarks
Review the daily agenda, thank our daily sponsors, and make any announcements to the conference attendees.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Roberts

Patrick Roberts

Director of Sales & Operations, SSIUSA
Patrick Dean Roberts, is the Director of Sales & Operations for SSI - ShipConstructor Software USA, Inc. (SSIUSA). He has over 11 years of shipbuilding & repair experience, and 12 years working in Shipbuilding Software applications. He is an active member in the Society of Naval Architects... Read More →


Friday September 28, 2018 8:45am - 9:00am
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

9:00am

Training Wrap-up
This is an opportunity to wrap up any training that you did not complete on Thursday. Registering for this session will not prevent you from attending the  SSI Tips & Tricks session.


Friday September 28, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

9:00am

SSI Tips & Tricks

Friday September 28, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
Training room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay II

10:15am

Coffee Break Sponsor - SSI (SSI CA & SSIUSA)
Friday September 28, 2018 10:15am - 10:45am
Conference Foyer

12:25pm

Lunch Sponsor - MCG Workforce Solutions
SSI Silver Sponsor - https://mcgworkforce.com/

In 2004, we began successfully filling critical personnel needs for shipyards from Portland, Oregon to South Carolina & all along the Gulf Coast. While we first found our niche within the marine, industrial, &  disaster relief realms- we gradually learned the ins & outs of other industries and have since diversified. Our recruiting team maintains contacts throughout the United States in order to be ready to fill any order we are presented with. We have the capability to provide staff-power for any position from offshore to administrative. It is our goal to provide the most highly skilled in a most timely manner. Working each day to position ourselves to meet your needs, we are ready every time you call.  

Speakers
avatar for Graysi Gartman Ethridge

Graysi Gartman Ethridge

Chief Operating Officer, MCG Workforce Solutions
Graysi Gartman Ethridge of MCG Workforce Solutions was born and raised in Mobile, AL.She is a graduate of The University of Tennessee, and currently resides in Fairhope, AL. After a brief stint in the automotive marketing industry, Graysi began recruiting and never looked back. She... Read More →

Sponsors

Friday September 28, 2018 12:25pm - 1:25pm
Dining Ball Room Conference room: Bon Secour Bay I

2:55pm

Coffee Break Sponsor - SSI (SSI CA & SSIUSA)
Friday September 28, 2018 2:55pm - 3:25pm
Conference Foyer