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April 18th, 2019

Peoria PTC User Group — 2019

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Written by: Liz Wisdom

2019 Peoria PTC User Group 

Sponsored by Design Engine and The Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University. Registration provided by Continuing Education, Bradley University


—  RSVP form


Friday, May 3rd 2019 

8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Presentations start at 9:05 AM

Join us early to network.


Bradley University, Westlake Hall, Room 116
810 N Tobias Ave (818 N Glenwood), Peoria, IL 61606


The goal of this event is to bring CAD professionals and the future minds of the industry together. We will share tips and best practices for using PTC Creo, connect engineers, design professionals, students and enthusiasts. Lunch will be provided and prizes will be raffled off. Attendees will be able to eat, drink, network, and learn. 


8:30AM : Registration and Continental Breakfast
Muffins, Danishes, Bagels, Fruit, Coffee & Tea will be provided

9:00AM : Opening Remarks

9:05AM – 9:55AM :
“What does Advanced Assemblies in Creo mean to you?” – Bart Brejcha of Design Engine
-Demonstration for making large assemblies easier to manage  Shrinkwrap to flexible components and a few other cool new functionality as time permits”  Creo Demonstration using Creo 6.0 

10:05AM – 10:55AM
a.“How to create augmented reality experiences using Creo Illustrate & Vuforia Studio”  & “MathCAD integration with Creo” – Hamed Yazdi and Eduardo Sorto of Tech-30
-Demonstration for reusing your existing CAD data to generate AR experiences in minutes

b.”Curvature Continuity in Surface Modeling” – Jon Robertson of Clean Slate Design Solutions on contract @Harley-Davidson
Improving aesthetic and increasing manufacturability

11:05AM – 11:55AM :
a.“Taking advantage of exponential change in design” –Keith Gargiulo of PTC
-How to use PTC’s tools to get 10X better, not 10% better.

b.“Enforcing CAD Standards using ModelCHECK Gatekeeper for Windchill”Mike Wimberly of Boundary Systems

12:00PM – 1:00PM : Lunch
-Grilled Chicken Salad & Soup Buffet will be provided

1:05PM – 1:55PM :
“What’s new in Creo 6.0?” – Bart Brejcha of Design Engine 
-All the cool new stuff shown for Creo 5.0 & 6.0 that you will want to use. 

2:00PM : Raffle Prize Drawings
-must be present to win   Each vendor will give away some prize.  Design-engine usually gives away a Machinery handbook.  This year we are adding several Bill Bryson “At Home” Books.  The history of nearly everything in your home.   


Bradley Grad Students should bring their game face and resume! 

— For inquiries call (312) 226-8339 or email:

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Israeli Merkava Battle Tank (example of a Design Engine large assembly model)




(To check out last years event click here)

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Photos from last Spring:

Raffle Prizes

Keith GargiuloAndy Meinert Peoria PTC User Group

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