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In-person Event

PDM & Business Processes

June 18

Ames, Iowa

PDM & Business Processes

Date: June 18
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Ames, Iowa
Venue: Gateway Hotel & Conference Center at Iowa State University | Harvest Room 2100 Green Hills Dr,

designing in the cloud

If you are using SOLIDWORKS PDM and want to test its limits or are just curious about its range of features, attend this in-person event to learn how to fully leverage its capabilities and how they can be expanded. We will address the extent of PDM Professional’s out-of-the-box functionality, plus the SOLIDWORKS and GSC tools and services that can be used to further its scope and reach.

We will cover topics including:

  • Change Management
  • New Product Introduction
  • ERP Integration
  • Engineering Business Process Reviews
  • Application Development Products
  • GSC Managed Services


*Not required to be a current GSC customer or SOLIDWORKS user.
*Lunch will be provided.


Chris Fortin

Chris started in the CAD industry in 2004 after graduating from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He’s worked with technical publications, CAD management, data migration, workflow automation, reporting, content management, ERP, PDM implementation, PDM administration, and a bevy of other projects. Chris has developed a passion for creating lean business processes, enhancing data integrity, and generating business intelligence that drives continuous improvement. When it’s time to recharge, Chris can be found hiking in the woods or somewhere on the water.