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Monday, 18 FEBRUARY

WELCOME RECEPTION (20:00 to 22:00)Location: Foyer (34th Floor)
20:00 – 22:00: Welcome Reception at the top of the Dorint Hotel with night time views of the Augsburg city. The reception will include drinks and appetizers.

Tuesday, 19 FEBRUARY

General session (09:00 to 16:30)  | Location: Meeting Room Friedberg – Pfersee

9:00:  Welcome from Third Wave Engineering Manager, Mr. Terry Houle.

9:10:  Mr. Nishant Saini, Third Wave Systems – USA
“AdvantEdge and Production Module – a quick round up”

9:20:  Mr. Pulkit Rana, Daimler – Germany
“Machining modeling simulation – setting the standards”

10:00: Coffee Break

10:15:  Dr. Frank Pfefferkorn, Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin, Madison – USA
“Measurement of dynamic cutting temperatures with embedded thin-film thermocouples”

10:55:  Mr. James Roche, CNC Manufacturing Engineer at Depuy Synthes – Ireland
“The Benefits of Third Wave Systems software for orthopedic implant manufacturing”

11:35:  Lunch

12:50: Mr. Omanath Pawar, Assistant Manager at Forbes & Company – India
“New Product Development using 3D FEM AdvantEdge software”

13:30:  Mr. Nishant Saini, Product Manager at Third Wave Systems – USA
“Production Module – an aid in engineering analysis”

14:10: Coffee Break

Workshops (14:30 to 16:15)

14:30 – Workshops (Parallel Sessions)

1. Production Module – Advanced Workshop: Meeting Room Heide Rosendahl (34th Floor)
2. AdvantEdge – Advanced Workshop: Room Ulrike Meyfarth (34th Floor)
3. AdvantEdge – Introductory Workshop: Room Friedberg – Pfersee (Ground Floor)

16:15 One-to-one discussions

Dinner (18:00 to 21:00) |Location: Weiser Hase

18:00  Networking Dinner at Weiser Hase in the city of Augsburg. Dinner and drinks will be provided.
(Meet in the hotel lobby at 17:30 to walk to the restaurant).

Wednesday, 20 FEBRUARY

General session (09:30 to 14:30)  | Location: Meeting Room Friedberg – Pfersee

9:30: Welcome from Third Wave Systems Sales Engineer, Ms. Paige Healy

9:40: Mr. Kazuteri Takai, Engineer at OSG – Japan
“Optimization of tool design and cutting conditions with TWS products”

10:20: Dr.-Ing. Benedikt Thimm, Applications Expert at Third Wave Systems – Germany
“Individualized material modeling for further increase of productivity in tool development with AdvantEdge”

11:00: Coffee Break

11:15: Mr. Dmytro Borysenko, Scientific Research Engineer at Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg – Germany
“Simulation of burnishing processes on real surface structures”

11:55: Lunch

13:00: Third Wave Systems Product Forums:
Get the first look at what is coming in the next AdvantEdge and Production Module Release and offer feedback on the products and share ideas for what you would like to see in future releases.

13:00 to 13:30: AdvantEdge
14:00 to 14:30: Production Module

14:30: Opportunity to Meet with Engineers: Please feel free to set up a time in advance or during the conference to meet with our engineering team to discuss your specific machining needs; discuss starting a no-charge evaluation or receiving further demonstrations.