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Solidtec give Australian designers a chance to see ‘Avatar’ director James Cameron at SolidWorks World 2010

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Hollywood filmmaker James Cameron will be a featured special guest at SolidWorks World 2010, taking place in Anaheim, California in early 2010, and Solidtec Solutions is offering Australian SolidWorks users the chance to attend. 

At SolidWorks World 2010, the visual effects pioneer and director of films such as Titanic, Aliens and the new box office hit 'Avatar', will share his sories of overcoming daunting technical and business challenges, to become one of the worlds most successful film directors, amassing over $3 billion at the box office.

Not many Hollywood luminary could inspire an audience of 4,000-plus SolidWorks software users, however James Cameron is an innovator’s innovator. As part of his Hollywood resume, he has invented a plethora of technology for exploring the depth of the seas and outer space, including Mars. Among his inventions are:

  • filming, lighting, and robotic equipment for use in the extreme pressures of the deep
  • a 3D digital camera system to enable shooting of 2D and 3D film versions in parallel
  • mini fiber-spooling remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) for deep sea use.
“James Cameron does magnificent things with technology and imagination. But in a way, he does exactly what every SolidWorks user does: confronts technical challenges, works out solutions, brings them to reality, and enjoys the success,” said Jeff Ray, Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation CEO.

Despite the exhibition being in California, the Australian SolidWorks community, Solidtec Solutions, is offering all Australian SolidWorks users a chance to attend SolidWorks World 2010 by joining the “Solidtec Down Under Tour Group”.

Solidtec is assisting with and coordinating the logistics and scheduling for all Australian SolidWorks users attending the event and hosting a “Down Under” networking event to ensure all Australian designers who attend are able to network with SolidWorks staff and other designers using SolidWorks 3D CAD.

Cameron’s appearance will be one of many rich learning, networking, and entertainment opportunities at SolidWorks World 2010, including more than 150 in-depth training sessions with a large number of hands-on sessions.

More than 100 SolidWorks-designed products will be on display in more than 6,000 square feet of space, with demonstrations of technology products that complement SolidWorks software, and dedicated time for birds-of-a-feather networking.

SolidWorks World recognise the invaluable importance of networking and this exhibition will provide an opportunity for users to network and share best practices. Nearly the entire DS SolidWorks R&D staff will be on site to talk to attendees, learn about their experiences, and demonstrate interesting projects. 

General sessions will include a sneak preview of SolidWorks 2011 software, and presentations from key figures from within the company and its associates.

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