Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Over 200 Attend art2part Inaugural Conference in Pune

PUNE, India - Dec 7, 2016 - (SimplyCAD Exclusive) "Theory is when you know everything but nothing works, likewise, practice is when everything works but no one knows why (it works)?" .... this is an excerpt from a spectacular speech on "Challenges in Micro-machining" given by Dr. Dinesh Singh Thakur, an associate professor and Controller of the Examinations, at the department of the mechanical engineering of the Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), DRDO, Girinagar, Pune, which kept all the attendees present in the auditorium awaken until this late hour lecture on the first day of its maiden seminar of art2part Conference 2016.

art2part 2016 - Ideation to Creation, is a first-of-its-kind, two days symposium hosted in a collaborative efforts by three Pune-based firms, namely, and (MTU) for machine tools professionals as well as for such industrial enthusiasts at Auto Cluster Business Centre, in Chinchwad, Pune.

B. P. Poddar, VP - Sales & Marketing, FEMCO India, interacting with attendees

All eyes and ears being part of the session

The main aim of the this art2part conference was to highlight the overall product design to manufacturing cycle, right from the concept to reality and thus help the attendees to have in-depth knowledge about the latest design and machine tools such as CAD, CAM, CAE, FEA, CFD, PLM and also about the testing technologies like IoT, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Cloud solution, hardware, 3D Printing, ERP and Reverse Engineering at one STOP!

Questions, discussion and interaction...

In this two days symposium, more than 200 attendees including entrepreneurs, professionals and students had enjoyed this golden opportunity to interact with various speakers who have a great expertise in their own field. The line of speakers includes, Mr. Vineet Seth, MD, Mastercam for India, South Asia and Middle East; Mr. Ajay Deshkar, Siemens PLM; Mr. B. P. Poddar, VP, Sales & Marketing, FEMCO India; Mr. Gautam Doshi, Advisor, IMTMA, Mr, A A Qazi, Co-founder, Precihole; Mr. Ravi Moolya, Head Indian Operations, Speroni India Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Nilesh Joshi, Autodesk, Mr. Sambit Pradhan, Director Business Development, APAC, Geometric Ltd.; Mr. Vinno Thimmaiah, MD, Nimue Manufacturing Solutions; Mr. Hemant Kamat, Co-founder & CTO, Shalaka Technologies; and also the representatives from PTC, Altair, ANSYS, 3Dconnexion, Hoffmann Quality Tools India, DesignTech, etc.

Knowing the PLM portfolio at Siemens booth

Queries about machining tools at the booth of Hoffmann Quality Tools India

Know more at PTC/ KRATOS

More about additive manufacturing at the booth of Divide by Zero Technologies

In his first public appearance after association with Mastercam, Mr. Vineet Seth, had talked about the growth of the manufacturing world from its ancient past to the future challenges which the engineers be likely face in manufacturing processes.

B. P. Poddar, VP - Sales & Marketing, FEMCO India felicitated with the art2part momentous

"Industry 4.0 is nothing but a fourth manufacturing revolution", said Mr. Ajay Deshkar, Siemens PLM. He further discussed about changing the way and the innovation processes in the manufacturing.

Geometric's Sambit Pradhan, on the new trends in CAM industry - Paperless Manufacturing

"Manufacturing is the fourth industrial revolution. What we know it as Industry 4.0, Germany introduced it as "industrie 4.0" where as USA called it as "smart manufacturing", said Mr. Sambit Pradhan, Director Business Development, APAC, Geometric Ltd. He further discussed about the new trends in CAM industry - Paperless Manufacturing.

Nimue Manufacturing Solutions' MD, Vinno Thimmaih simplifies the definition of virtual reality to attendees, according to him, "virtual reality should be in 3D format, available in 1:1 ratio, realistic, immersive, interactive, it should be feel, touch and may be audible, and should be available in the virtual environment".

A detail about Autodesk's Fusion 360

While explaining cloud computing, Autodesk's Nilesh Doshi previews the exciting features and the applications of Autodesk's Fusion 360 Software to the attendees. He further reminded the attendees about Autodesk's MoU signed with the Government of Maharashtra in the Make in India Week to back MSMEs. The MoU, in which MSMEs in Maharashtra with annual turnover over Rs. one crore will get Fusion 360 Software at a price of Rs 1,999 (plus taxes) with a two years validity. The cost of Fusion 360 Software in open market is about Rs 22,000 per year (approx).

 Techies really never at the rest - "chai pe charcha" still continued...

 Few resting moments....

With such good opportunities of knowledge base at one stop, attendees were expecting the events like art2part should be held on annual basis.

At the end of all the sessions attendees were felicitated with the give-away gifts and with the attendance certificates.


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