Forefront woodCAD|CAM User Conference

Forefront woodCAD|CAM User Conference

The Forefront Conference

Experience the future of your woodworking software. At the Forefront, you will be exposed to the next Release of woodCAD|CAM.This is the time to take inventory of digital efficiencies and build a strategy for the future around new emerging technology.

We offer you a rare opportunity to interact with the developers and owners of the software you use every day to run your business. Find out the tips and tricks that fellow users of the software deploy. Give your feedback on new software enhancements. Learn how to conquer the "one-off" projects. And, do all of it amongst a community of fellow pioneers and Texas hospitality.

Forefront itinerary

Tuesday, November 14
12:00pm - Registration & check-in open  
6:30pm - Pioneer's Networking Dinner at Hard Eights BBQ
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Wednesday, November 15
7:30am - Breakfast
8:30am - Welcome

First Session
8:45 am --- The Future Vision of woodCAD|CAM Technology
Second Session
9:45am to 11:30am ---- 2018 woodCAD|CAM Features and Updates
  • Virtualization and Performance
  • Element Manager (Custom Annotations and dimensions for submittals).
  • Design Manager Including Sales Import manager and XML export
  • Article Designer (Clash detection, purchase arts, CP descriptors)
  • Project Management: (Release manager and global Variables)

12:00pm - Southwestern Lunch

12:45pm to 1:30pm ----Woodworking Roundtables - Group Breakouts

  • Design & engineering enhancements Needed
  • Drafting enhancements Needed
  • Project management process with WCC 2018 Needed

Third Session 1:45pm to 3:00pm ---- Users Feedback Forum Group Discussion: Users identify priority of needs

Fourth Session

3:30pm to 4:30pm ---- Cut Rite v10 New Release Features & Modules

  • Optimizing and Nesting Options in the Same System (Benefits and strategies)
  • New Nesting Technologies (Stay Down, tabbing, common line, offcuts, waste cuts, pattern/part editing)
  • Inventory Management (Full sheets/offcuts)
  • Advanced Reports and Labels
4:30pm - Wrap-up

5:00 - Departure
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Forefront embassy_suites hotel
Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas DFW Airport North
2401 Bass Pro Drive,
Grapevine, Texas, 76051,

HOTEL BLOCK RESERVATION The block rate at the conference hotel is $189.00 for Forefront attendees. Book online by selecting the button below and using the group code: RSA or call in 972-724-5143

REGISTRATION Registration fee includes: conference registration fee, complimentary shuttle to/from DFW Internal Airport, the Tuesday night pioneer's networking dinner at the acclaimed Hard Eights BBQ, and all Wednesday meals and refreshments.

forefront early bird discount

REGISTER BEFORE OCTOBER 27- to take advantage of early-bird and multiple attendee rates. Discounted registration rates are available for companies registering more than one attendee.