SOLIDWORKS, Events and Webinars, 3DEXPERIENCE

Your Complete Guide To 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022

By TriMech on January 13, 2022

Complete Guide to 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022 (2)

This February, 3DEXPERIENCE World brings a vibrant community of designers, engineers, entrepreneurs and business leaders together to learn, engage, share knowledge and drive innovation. This is all centered around our 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS portfolio for our SOLIDWORKS customers.

After careful consideration, 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022 has shifted to a completely virtual event. Take advantage of all the virtual options which will offer digital content during the live event and on-demand post-event. This is a unique agenda designed to enable you to participate in many of the moments typical of the annual event virtually from wherever you are in the world.

General Sessions

Hear from industry luminaries and Dassault Systèmes executives about how the skills and strategies gained from attending 3DEXPERIENCE World can power innovation, growth and prosperity for SOLIDWORKS users, business leaders and entrepreneurs alike—now and into the future.

>> Follow us on Twitter to stay in the loop about 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022

After registering, you can add each general session to your calendar, so you don't miss a thing! The themes for each session will be as follows:

General_Session_Opening_3DEXPERIENCE WorldDay 1: From Things to Sustainable Life | Strategy & Direction

The opening General Session will set the stage for three days of conversations with the people and businesses who make up the 3DEXPERIENCE® Works ecosystem. You will hear from Dassault Systèmes CEO and Vice Chairman Bernard Charlès and SOLIDWORKS CEO Gian Paolo Bassi about the technologies and trends that will transform the way you work.

Featured speakers will discuss how to create moments where the gateway between reality and possibly opens wide; generating a connection point for emotion, innovation, and creation.

Day 2: From Products to Experience | 3DEXPERIENCE Works in Action

General_Session_Day_2_-3DEXPERIENCE World

Learn how the 3DEXPERIENCE Works portfolio provides the tools for users to imagine a better future together. When collaboration and creativity become one, functional silos are broken down. What were once limitations become distinct advantages to harness the expertise and human potential of your team.

You will hear directly from customers who have propelled their businesses forward by utilizing technology that augments their ability to provide exceptional customer experiences. The 3DEXPERIENCE Works portfolio provides the tools for users to bring ideas from concept to reality.

General Session Day 3 3DEXPERIENCE WorldDay 3:From Connections to Relationships | Community

On its own, an imagination is powerful. When you connect your imagination with others, it becomes unstoppable. With today’s technologies, we are more connected than ever. People across the globe can gather digitally to share meaningful causes, common goals, and collective visions.

On this day we bring students, teachers, entrepreneurs, inventors, and professional engineers together to share their strengths, challenges, and triumphs, and learn how to co-create a better future with technologies that spark curiosity and innovation.

TriMech-Led Sessions

Monday, February 7th
I Can Really Do All That With 3DEXPERIENCE? Modeling and Machining in 3DEXPERIENCE   2:45pm - 3:45pm EST  

Paul Ludwick & Matt Kokoski


Tuesday, February 8th
Leveraging SOLIDWORKS Tools to Create a Drawingless Environment    2:45pm - 3:30pm EST   Paul Ludwick & David Cano-Mejia

3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS: Administration Basics   3:45pm - 4:30pm EST   Matt Kokoski

A Design Review Connected to the 3DEXPERIENCE   3:45pm - 4:30pm EST   Chris Mowatt & Chris Duchaine

Making Workflows That Work for You: Automating Processes Through PDM Pro    3:45pm - 4:30pm EST   Andrea Bevill
Wednesday, February 9th
Learning to Use the CAM Tools You Already Own    10:45am - 11:30am EST   Sawyer Gara

SOLIDWORKS Templates 101: Parts, Assemblies, and Drawings   10:45am - 11:45am EST  

Eric Bright & Tim Paris


Taming the TechDB: How to Make SOLIDWORKS CAM Work for You   11:45pm - 12:30pm EST   Paul Ludwick

Let PDM Do Your Work for You! Using Templates With SOLIDWORKS PDM   1:45pm - 2:30pm EST   Heather Dawe-Rose

Simple Tools for Advanced Renderings: Part II    1:45pm - 2:30pm EST   Chris Mowatt

Photorealism Explained With SOLIDWORKS Visualize   2:45pm - 3:30pm EST   Chris Mowatt


3DEXPERIENCE World is the most popular event of the year, and for good reason! You can check out the full session agenda here

Virtual Meetup Sessions

3DEXPERIENCE Virtual Meet Up Sessions

Choose from over 35+ Virtual MeetUp Sessions to join. Network with your peers, discuss similar challenges and learn how they have been solved with 3DEXPERIENCE Works solutions. Ask questions of SOLIDWORKS experts and executives, thought leaders, makers, and influencers. Enjoy a number of different panel discussions, including customer guests, covering industrial design, simulation, manufacturing, and more. Look for fireside chats with executives, start-ups, and makers. There will also be special MeetUps for students and educators.

SOLIDWORKS User Group Network

3DEXPERIENCE World

The SOLIDWORKS User Group Network (SWUGN) is the core community of users that makes SOLIDWORKS such a popular product worldwide! Whether you're an avid user of SOLIDWORKS or not, you are encouraged to register to learn about the user group network and about your specific local group. 3DEXPERIENCE World is a great opportunity to connect and learn with your local and/or regional leaders and discover how you can get involved!

3DEXPERIENCE Playground & Model Mania

The 3DEXPERIENCE Playground is the heart of the event, where you can interact with our partners and learn how to extend your investment with Dassault Systèmes. You’ll be able to interact with student design teams, be inspired by makers, entrepreneurs, and manufacturing facilities’ stories to help empower your freedom to imagine and create.

  • Education ZoneEducation Zone - This is focusing on the future of 3D design by highlighting products and designs created by students from high school through university engineering programs. 
  • Shop Floor -This year 3DEXPERIENCE World brings manufacturing to life by simulating a contract manufacturing facility. From Sales through order fulfillment you get an interactive experience into what it takes to produce aftermarket automotive components for Factory Five.
  • Model ManiaModel Mania - Back for its 23rd year, Model Mania will be the place to display your talents to the greater SOLIDWORKS community. This section is not for the weak! Here you can go head-to-head against other users to show off your design skills where it comes to speed and accuracy while modeling as well as how you handle changing and analyzing a design. 

>> See models from the past 22 years of Model Mania here

One of the advantages of a virtual event is that speakers and sessions can be added to the listing at any time! Follow the latest news and updates for the event on the 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD 2022 website.

3DXW 2022 Homepage