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HxGN LOCAL CAU Houston 2016

September 19-20
Sugar Land Marriott Town Square
Sugar Land, Texas, US

HxGN LOCAL CAU Houston 2016 offers powerful, advanced, plant design and engineering instruction spread over two days. If you are a current or future user of CADWorx®, CAESAR II®, PV Elite®, and GT STRUDL®, you owe it to yourself to attend. Discover how you can increase opportunities and grow capabilities by learning about Intergraph's solutions and how they can help make you become more flexible and competitive. This technical knowledge, user-oriented event regularly attracts attendees from all over the world, and perfectly balances informative lectures, hands-on labs, end-user interaction, and constructive social activities.

HxGN LOCAL CAU Houston 2016 features:

  • 22 CADWorx classes
  • 9 CAESAR II classes (with professional development hours available for each class)
  • 8 PV Elite classes (with professional development hours available for each class)
  • 7 GT STRUDL classes (with professional development hours available for each class)
  • 8 Sponsor sessions

Who should attend:

  • CADWorx, CAESAR II, PV Elite, and GT STRUDL experienced and new users
  • Engineers, designers, and managers
  • EPCs, OOs, and fabricators

Why you should attend:

  • Hear about Intergraph’s product strategy
  • Powerful, advanced technical training
  • Attend product-specific tracks
  • Interactive technical labs
  • Meet and interact with product developers
  • Network with industry peers
  • Become more productive and effective

Scheduled presenters:

  • Ray Delaforce
  • Richard Ay
  • Dominik Hepp
  • Scott Mayeux
  • Dr. Kenneth Will
  • And many others

Venue:

Sugar Land Marriott Town Square
16090 City Walk
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
Phone: (+1) 281-275-8400

What past attendees say:

"At CAU you learn things from the sessions and other users you meet, that you would never find in the user manuals."

"The sheer amount of information that was available blew me away! The cooperation and goodwill displayed between vendors, developers and end users sets an incredible example for the whole industry."

"The course was very, very helpful. I really enjoyed it. The presenter was very good in conveying the information across."

"CAU is not a dog and pony show, it's a hands-on down-to-earth event to increase your productivity."

"CAU is the one event where you can learn about the tools, software, colleagues, and competitions in a friendly, relaxing atmosphere.."

Session Agenda

Take a look at the agenda overall, including sign in times and scheduled social events.

    CADWorx CADWorx CADWorx CAESAR II PV Elite GT STRUDL Analysis Labs
    Sessions Sessions Labs Sessions Sessions Sessions Labs
  Room Ballroom VII Ballroom I Ballroom II/III/IV Magnolia I/II Ballroom VIII Ballroom IX/X Magnolia III
Day 1 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Welcome Address - Driver's of Success Announcement
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - Noon What's New, What's in Development Configuring CADWorx Plant for You and Me! Isogen I-Configure - Advanced Configuration Alternate Sustained Stress (Alt-SUS): The New CAESAR II Approach in Determining the Force-based Load Distribution in the Presence of Nonlinear Supports Flange Design and Leakage Check for ASME Section VII, Division 1 – Application 2 GT STRUDL Road Map FEATools and CAESAR II Workshop
By Sonia Delgadillo, Aimee Ferguson, Dominik Hepp, and Gopi Kandru, Intergraph By Joy Deaver, Universal Pegasus International By Owen Whitehouse, ECE Design By Richard Ay, Intergraph By Bryan Wang, CodeCAD By Dr. Kenneth Will, Intergraph By Tony Paulin, Paulin Research Group
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Worx Productivity Tools- From Model to Deliverables in 30 Minutes! OrthoGraphic Deliverables for Engineering, Fabrication, & Construction   Introducing Assemble for CADWorx The Near Future of Piping and Pressure Vessel Design Plant Design Solutions & EDGE Productivity Tools  
By John Brinlee of ECE Design By Joel Holmes of 3DS By Don Henrich of Assemble Systems By Ryan L. Metcalf of Paulin Research Group By Dylan Adams & Don Nuckels of Plant Design Solutions
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. The Added Importance of the CAD Administrator in Today’s Market OrthoGraphic Deliverables for Engineering, Fabrication, & Construction   Extending the Use of CADWorx Models into Construction What Is the Impact of Increasingly More Capable Engineering Software? Plant Design Solutions & EDGE Productivity Tools  
By Justin Abbott and Josh Sampson of Spectrum Solutions By Joel Holmes of 3DS By Matthew Craig of Assemble Systems By Niels Erik Bos of Dynaflow Research Group By Dylan Adams & Don Nuckels of Plant Design Solutions
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Deliverable Creation - Getting it Done with CADWorx Plant Pro From CADWorx to SmartPlant Using Custom Topworks in CADWorx for Realistic Valve Depiction Recent Pipe Stress Analysis Trends for Oil, Gas, and Chemicals Stress Categories   Tips and Techniques for GT STRUDL
By Trefor Hay, Plant Design Solutions By Massimiliano Vaccari, Intergraph Josh Travis, ECE Design By Hiroyuki Kosasayama & Takuro Maruyama, JGC Corp. By Raymond Delaforce, Intergraph   By Dr. Michael Swanger and Dr. Kenneth Will
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Taking a Deep Dive into Custom Data The Need for Sanitary 3D Design in the Food, Beverage and Pharma Industries Introduction to CADWorx Pipe Support Assemblies A Logical and Systematic Approach for Designing a Reliable Piping System with CAESAR II Units Metric and Customary American GT STRUDL Interoperability – Augment SmartPlant 3D, CAESAR II, and Other Intergraph Solutions Integrated FEA and NozzlePRO in PV Elite
By Vince Wehnes, Gas Liquids Engineering By Jim Winn, SSE Software and Chris Parkin, Intergraph By Trefor Hay, Plant Design Solutions By Judy Hodgson, Plant Design Solutions By Raymond Delaforce, Intergraph By Joe Harrison, Intergraph By George Montgomery, ECE Design
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Meet the Team Reception
Day 2 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Brownfield Projects - More Accurate the First Time Project Model Organization Enhanced Isogen Utilities and Methods for Success How CAESAR II Is Used in District Cooling Industries Heat Exchanger Design – Shell, Tube, and Aircooler Analysis and Design of Tensile Fabric Structures Explore How CAESAR II Online Video Training Can Maximize Your Productivity
By Daniel Stitt, Stantec By Mark White, Wood Group By Josh Travis, ECE Design By Mari Pandian, ImageGrafix Software FZCO By Bryan Wang, CodeCAD By David Hodges, Independent Consultant By Tony Horn and David Diehl
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - Noon CADWorx System Variables and Hidden Commands Advanced Spec Building with Part Numbering and Global Formats Global Spec Management & Custom Data Applications Fast CAESAR Model Building Using ISOtracer Metals Operating in the Creep Range   Concurrent CAD and CAE with CADWorx and GT STRUDL
By Greg Silva, ETI Engineering By Tyler Moore, CodeCAD By Chad Snider, Plant Design Solutions By Niels Bos, Dynaflow Research Group By Raymond Delaforce, Intergraph   By George Montgomery, ECE Design
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Stress System Design & Engineering Methods Implementation, Modelling and Benefits of LiDAR Scanning   Pipe Support Design and Modeling – An Automated Process from LISEGA Sponsor Sessions The Near Future of Piping and Pressure Vessel Design Processing Laser Scans into Deliverables  
By Bill Vasey of ECE Design By Mike Phillips of Kahuna Design By Ryan L. Metcalf of Paulin Research Group By Joey Lafranca of Leica Geosystems
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. The Added Importance of the CAD Administrator in Today’s Market Implementation, Modelling and Benefits of LiDAR Scanning   What Is the Impact of Increasingly More Capable Engineering Software? Processing Laser Scans into Deliverables  
By Justin Abbott and Josh Sampson of Spectrum Solutions By Mike Phillips of Kahuna Design By Perwez Shaikh of LISEGA By Niels Erik Bos of Dynaflow Research Group By Joey Lafranca of Leica Geosystems
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. 90 CADWorx Tips in 90 Minutes Integrated Plant Design Solutions for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Advanced Pipe Support Assemblies in the Pipe Support Library Evaluating Dynamic Loads in Piping Systems Caused by Waterhammer   Part 1: Analysis and Design of Foundations under Dynamic Loads using GT STRUDL Tips and Tricks Using PV Elite
By Carlos Coronado, Bechtel
By Matt Worland, ECE Design By Vistakan VR, ImageGrafix By Bryan Stuckey, Independent Consultant By Reinaldo Pinto Ramos, Applied Flow Technology   Part 2: Application of GT STRUDL for the Analysis and Design of Industrial Structures under Flow-Induced Vibration By Scott Mayeux, Intergraph
By Carlos Coronado, Bechtel
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Vepica's CADWorx Automation Capabilities CADWorx P&ID and SQL for I&E Integration: PET CADWorx 2016 Usershape Enhancements Latest Laser Scanning Tools for Use with CAESAR II Operating Case Validation Designing for Vacuum Conditions Case Study: Global Modeling of a Cable Tray System and Torsion Analysis by GT STRUDL  
By Jesus Espiga, Vepica Chad Snider, Plant Design Solutions Robert Riley, ECE Design By Tony Paulin, Paulin Research Group By Scott Mayeux, Intergraph By Parimal Gandhi of Southern Nuclear Operating Company  
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Reception Sponsored by Assemble Systems
Optional Day 3 8:30 - Noon CADWorx Symposium: What Should CADWorx Do for You? A Discussion with Users and the Development Team
Room: Palm

CAESAR II Symposium: What Should CAESAR II Do for You? A Discussion with Users and the Development Team
Room: Monarch

PV Elite Symposium: What Should PV Elite Do for You? A Discussion with Users and the Development Team
Room: Bluebonnet
GT STRUDL Symposium: What Should GT STRUDL Do for You? A Discussion with Users and the Development Team
Room: Mahogany