2018 3D Product Development Workshop Agenda

Draft Agenda

*Draft agenda will be updated with the most current information.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018


9:15–9:30 am    Welcome and Workshop Overview

Andy PolkSenior VP, FDRA

9:30–10:15 am    Romans CAD and The Future Digital Development Structure

Jean Pierre Pedeboy, CEO Stratégies, Romans CAD

Topics include:

  • What Your Product Development and IT Structure Will Become in the Future (3D CAD/PDM/PLM)
  • The Role of Each 3D and Tech Division in Your Company
  • Productivity, Quality, Duties, and ROI in the Future Related to 3D
  • How to Really Prepare Your Next Business Model B to C => E-commerce

10:15–10:30 am    BREAK

10:30–11:30 am    A Full 3D Roadmap for Your Product Development Program – Helping Reduce Sample Validation from Weeks to Days

Patrick Aurvray, Romans CAD

Topics include:

  • Last Dev and Control
  • 3D Sketch (original design, from 2D images)
  • 3D Design (3D sample printing, 3D virtual)

11:30 am–12:15 pm    Case Study: How Girotti Design Studio Went 3D and Never Looked Back

Geogi Anev, Girotti Shoes

Topics include:

  • The Process of Setting up 3D
  • The Challenges and Successes During the Process
  • How Their 3D Program Allows for Customization of Fashion Footwear
  • How 3D Feeds into Their E-commerce Strategy
  • Tips and Best Practices, Q&A

12:15–1:15 pm    LUNCH (Sponsored by X-Rite)

1:15–2:30 pm    A Deep Dive into PDMs and RCS Database Management Systems

Patrick Auvray, Romans CAD

Topics include:

  • Material/Components/Tools Database
  • Variants (SKU) Creation From 3D (Colorize module)
  • Pre-costing
  • New CAD Features to Help Drive Costs Down Like Adding Duty Calculations as You Design
  • Reporting Capabilities
  • 3D Models Publication (web access)

2:30–3:00 pm    X-Rite and Material Exchange – How New Scanners and Software Are Changing How We Digitally Interact with Materials to Save Time and Cost

Dr. Marc Ellens, Senior Software Engineer and TAC Specialist
Andy Polk, Senior VP, FDRA

Topics include:

  • How New Software is Changing How Brands Search and Filter for Raw Materials, as well as Having Specs by Materials That Can Pull into PDM
  • How Material Scanners are Changing How We Visualize and Speed Up Design and Development

3:00–3:15 pm   BREAK

3:15–4:00 pm   How You Can Better Customize Your Products

Patrick Auvray, Romans CAD

4:00–5:00 pm    A Deeper Look at Technical Aspects of CADs to Help You Better Execute

Patrick Auvray, Romans CAD
Jean Pierre Pedeboy, CEO Stratégies, Romans CAD

Topics include:

  • How to Perform the Variants/SKU/Color Declination/BOM Creation
  • The New Colorize Module
  • Why the Material DB Must Be Integrated in the PDM

5:00 pm  EVENT CLOSE