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Tuesday

8:00

Registration / Breakfast / Networking

East Renaissance Foyer – Partner Exhibit Area

9:00

Welcome & Aras Community Update

Peter Schroer, CEO

Renaissance Ballroom – Columbus

9:45

What's New from Aras

John Sperling, VP of Product Management

10:30

NETWORKING BREAK

Partner Exhibit Area

11:00

User Presentation:

Global PLM Implementation for Automotive Supplier

Key Safety Systems

11:45

User Presentation:

The Road to Smarter Work

Sonnax Industries

12:30

Lunch / Networking

West Renaissance Foyer

Breakout Sessions

5 different tracks designed for your unique interests

Live Demos

Renaissance Ballroom - Columbus

Upcoming Applications

Renaissance Ballroom - Cabot

Business Track - Sponsored by IBM

Renaissance Ballroom - Cartier

Technical Track

Marquette (5th Floor)

User Round Tables

Lasalle (5th Floor)

1:30

LIVE DEMOS

Aras Innovator Overview

Presented by: Lisa Costa, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Columbus

UPCOMING APPLICATIONS

Quality Management System

Presented by: Kevin Richards, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Cabot

BUSINESS TRACK - SPONSORED BY IBM

The Impact of IoT on Product Development

Presented by: Brett Hillhouse, IBM

Renaissance Ballroom - Cartier

TECHNICAL TRACK

Configuring Visual Collaboration

Presented by: John Sperling, Aras

Marquette (5th Floor)

USER ROUND TABLES

Getting Started with Aras Innovator

Session details on the monitors.

Lasalle (5th Floor)

2:15

LIVE DEMOS

Document Management

Presented by: Lisa Costa, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Columbus

UPCOMING APPLICATIONS

Self-Service Reporting

Presented by: Lopa Subramanian, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Cabot

BUSINESS TRACK - SPONSORED BY IBM

The Importance of Continuous Engineering

Presented by: Joe Schmid, IBM

Renaissance Ballroom - Cartier

TECHNICAL TRACK

Managing Complex Security for Global Environments

Presented by: Rolf Hüsemann, GETRAG & Jens Rollenmüller, Aras

Marquette (5th Floor)

USER ROUND TABLES

Adapting Aras to Fit Your Needs

Session details on the monitors.

Lasalle (5th Floor)

3:00

NETWORKING BREAK

Partner Exhibit Aras

3:30

LIVE DEMOS

CAD Conversion & Viewing

Presented by: Lisa Costa, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Columbus

UPCOMING APPLICATIONS

Technical Documentation

Presented by: Kevin Richards, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Cabot

BUSINESS TRACK - SPONSORED BY IBM

ALM / PLM for Systems Engineering

Presented by: Steve Denman, IBM & Pawel Chadzynski, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Cartier

TECHNICAL TRACK

Planning Your Upgrade

Presented by: Tom Turner, Aras

Marquette (5th Floor)

USER ROUND TABLES

Achieving Your Vision with Aras

Session details on the monitors.

Lasalle (5th Floor)

4:15

NETWORKING BREAK

Partner Exhibit Area

4:45

Solution Showcase

Rapid-Fire Demos of Innovative Solutions

Renaissance Ballroom – Columbus

5:30

Daily Wrap-Up

5:40

ACE Community Reception

GM Showroom - Level A

Wednesday

8:00

Registration / Breakfast / Networking

East Renaissance Foyer – Partner Exhibit Area

9:00

Guest Keynote:

Model-Based Systems Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Eigner, University of Kaiserslautern

Renaissance Ballroom – Columbus

9:45

User Presentation:

Adding Business Value with Aras

Nidec Motor Corporation

10:30

NETWORKING BREAK

Partner Exhibit Area

11:00

User Presentation:

A Flexible Approach to PLM

Rolf Hüsemann, Manager Engineering Systems & PLM at GETRAG

11:45

Customer Panel

12:30

Lunch / Networking

West Renaissance Foyer

Breakout Sessions

5 different tracks designed for your unique interests

Live Demos

Renaissance Ballroom - Columbus

Developing Electronic Products

Renaissance Ballroom - Cabot

Business Track

Renaissance Ballroom - Cartier

Implementation Track

Marquette (5th Floor)

Product Workshops

Lasalle (5th Floor)

1:30

LIVE DEMOS

Parts and BOMs

Presented by: Lisa Costa, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Columbus

DEVELOPING ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS

Component Engineering

Presented by: Lopa Subramanian, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Cabot

BUSINESS TRACK

Aras Innovator / BigLever Gears Bridge

Presented by: Dr. Charles Krueger, BigLever Software

Renaissance Ballroom - Cartier

IMPLEMENTATION TRACK

An Agile Implementation Approach for PLM

Presented by: Mark Beaulieu, Aras

Marquette (5th Floor)

PRODUCT WORKSHOPS

Productivity Enhancements

Presented by: David Ewing, Aras

Lasalle (5th Floor)

2:15

LIVE DEMOS

Change Management

Presented by: Lisa Costa, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Columbus

DEVELOPING ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS

High Tech Electronics Solution

Presented by: Thomas Skogen, Minerva

Renaissance Ballroom - Cabot

BUSINESS TRACK

Benefits of Integrating PLM and ERP

Presented by: John Bermudez, Infor

Renaissance Ballroom - Cartier

IMPLEMENTATION TRACK

Testing Customizations

Presented by: Vijay Kannan, Aras

Marquette (5th Floor)

PRODUCT WORKSHOPS

Manufacturing Process Planning

Presented by: Maya Cariyappa, Aras

Lasalle (5th Floor)

3:00

NETWORKING BREAK

Partner Exhibit Area

3:30

LIVE DEMOS

Program Management

Presented by: Lisa Costa, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Columbus

DEVELOPING ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS

Rethinking ECAD & PLM

Presented by: Pawel Chadzynski, Aras

Renaissance Ballroom - Cabot

BUSINESS TRACK

IT Infrastructure for Global PLM Performance

Presented by: Bill Bone, Aras & Michael Butz, UltraLevel

Renaissance Ballroom - Cartier

IMPLEMENTATION TRACK

Planning a Successful PLM Migration

Presented by: John Tensmeyer, ITI TranscenData

Marquette (5th Floor)

PRODUCT WORKSHOPS

Supplier Portal

Presented by: Lopa Subramanian, Aras

Lasalle (5th Floor)

4:15

NETWORKING BREAK

Partner Exhibit Area

4:45

Solution Showcase

Rapid-Fire Demos of Innovative Solutions

Renaissance Ballroom – Columbus

5:30

Daily Wrap-Up

5:40

ACE Partner Reception - Sponsored by Microsoft

Partner Exhibit Area

Thursday

8:00

Breakfast / Networking

East Renaissance Foyer – Partner Exhibit Area

9:00

Guest Keynote:

Understanding the Microsoft Cloud for PLM

Bob Baker, Director, Cloud+Enterprise, Microsoft

Renaissance Ballroom – Columbus

9:45

NETWORKING BREAK

Partner Exhibit Area

10:15

What's Ahead: Aras Vision and Roadmap

Rob McAveney, Chief Architect

11:00

Closing Remarks

11:15

Adjourn

12:00

GM Test Drive

Jefferson Avenue Lobby

4:00

GM Test Drive Ends