2012 Hot Topics

You've Asked, We Listened: Learn more about the hot topics being presented at this year's Annual PLM Conference & TechniFair

This year, COE conducted a survey to address the topics most top-of-mind to our members. Join us in 2012 for a deep dive into these issues. Learn more about the sessions available for each of the hot topics this year.

Engineering and Business Collaboration: This issue explores the approaches, benefits, tradeoffs and results to be obtained through structured and effective collaboration.

  • 92 (AERO) Multi-User Part and Product CATIA Synchronous Modeling and Design Collaboration
    C. Greg Jensen, Brigham Young University
  • 152 (SME) Utilizing Product Information to Drive Manufacturing Equipment
    Mitch Everly, Great Dane Trailers; Mark Spain, Great Dane Trailers

Implementing PLM: Success and Lessons Learned: This topic addresses for implementation, supporting tasks, and early results.

  • 39 (KBD) KBE/KBD Roundtable
    Brian Prasad, KBE, Parker Hannifin Corporation
    Joe Konecny, Inceptra
    Mark Williams, The Boeing Company
    Jeff Roark, Johnson Controls
  • 90 (ENG) From Drawings to Digital Mock-up - A Business Transition at Hydro-Quebec: The Challenges and Opportunities
    Emmanuel Boivin-Moreau, Hydro-Quebec

PLM Interoperability: This topic continues to be a fundamental business issue. Many products have a very significant lifecycle. Customers require support and reuse for product data on Multiple levels.

  • 83 (IDM) V4-V5-V6 Coexistence
    Craig Hull, Cessna Aircraft
  • 98 (SPD) Creation of an Equipment and Systems Dataset
    Gary McCue, Dassault Systèmes

Heterogeneous PLM Environment: Reality is that many projects and companies today depend on multiple vendors for PLM Solutions. This topic explores the issues for working in a heterogeneous PLM.

  • 87 (DEM) Product Data Quality and Translation Validation
    Charles Chen, The Boeing Company
    Terrence Mcgowan, The Boeing Company
  • 95 (MAN) 3D MBD in Practice, Part 3: 3D Visualization for Manufacturing and Service
    Matt Kossler, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

V6 – New Technology, Environments and Projects: This addresses the question of what is this new technology and how it might be applied in the business environment.

  • 22 (NC) CATIA V6: NC Lessons Learned in an Academic Environment
    Eric Holloway, Purdue University
  • 54 (KBD) Real World Examples of CATIA V6 KBE
    Joe Konecny, Inceptra; Jason Curtis, Inceptra
  • 140 (IDM ) ENOVIA V6 - Live Demonstration of File System vs. Database
    Jeff Roark, Johnson Controls