Adept Experience is the only event where you can learn, share and connect with knowledge experts from Synergis and the Adept community.

Make lasting connections with your peers, give input to our roadmap, and gain insights and expertise that will propel your company to a new level of operational excellence.

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2017 Conference Highlights

Check out the many magical moments when Synergis Adept users get together to network and improve their knowledge of Adept engineering document management software.

2017 Sessions Highlights

Check out these videos from Adept Experience 2017!

Dow Chemical: Best Practices Planning and Implementing Adept for an Enterprise User Base, Adept Experience Conference

Dow Chemical: Best Practices Planning and Implementing Adept for an Enterprise User Base, Adept Experience Conference

Pushing Past the Pushing Back: Making Adept Successful at Eastern Shipbuilding, Adept Experience Conference

Pushing Past the Pushing Back: Making Adept Successful at Eastern Shipbuilding, Adept Experience Conference

Space Age Electronics: Achieving New Efficiencies in Product Data Management, Adept Experience Conference

Space Age Electronics: Achieving New Efficiencies in Product Data Management, Adept Experience Conference

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2018 Speakers and Panelists

Brian Cristiano

Founder & CEO, BOLD Worldwide

Randall S. Newton

Managing Director, Consilia Vektor

Christopher Wood

Adept Support Subject Matter Expert, Dow Chemical

Earlene Gibbons

Senior Director, Operational Technology, United Therapeutics Corporation

Steve Danasko

Enterprise Solutions Specialist, Greene, Tweed & Co.

Phil Fitzgerald

Adept Administrator, Toray Composite Materials America Inc.

Kristen Tomasic

President, Synergis Technologies

Mark Mahovich

Vice President, Professional Services & Information Systems

Todd Cummings

Vice President of Research & Development

Scott Lamond

Vice President, Marketing & Business Development

Chris Fabri

Director of Solutions Architects / Customer Advocate

Martha Lubow

Director of Marketing, Synergis Software

Joe Gasper

Adept Product Manager

Eric Homeier

Solutions Architect

Nick Bogart

Applications Consultant

John Burke

Applications Consultant

ADEPT COMMUNITY NETWORKING RECEPTION & DINNER

Tuesday, October 2nd, 6-9:30PM   /  Hotel Bethlehem Terrace Room

2018 Conference Schedule

Training Day 1
1 October 2018
Training Day 2
2 October 2018
Conference Day 1
3 October 2018
Conference Day 2
4 October 2018

Adept Administrator Basics – Day 1 of 2

An accelerated version of our 4.5 day Adept Administrator Training, this 2-day class focuses on general Adept administration topics with less attention to user functions and IT related subjects. Anyone completing this 2-day class will be certified as an Adept Administrator.

Anyone completing this class will be certified as an Adept Administrator.

Intended audience:  For existing Adept users getting introduced as a new Administrator to support an existing Administrator, and for existing Adept administrators who want a refresher.

Duration: 2 Days

John Burke

Adept API & Web Services – Day 1 of 2

This class is an accelerated version of our three day API class. During this class, developers with VB.NET or C# experience will gain practical understanding of Adept’s API as well as examples for building custom extensions. Join other Adept colleagues who want to further automate their business processes to achieve time and resource gains.

Intended audience:  Individuals with Visual Basic or .NET programming experience and experience using web services. Class will be conducted using .NET technologies, however any modern development environment consumes web services! Come and gain understanding and insight in to leveraging the Synergis. WebAPI endpoints for posting, getting and putting your way to accessing enterprise data stored in Adept.

Duration:  2 Days

Andrew Cummings

Workflow Essentials Basics & the Top 10 Coolest and Most Underused Features in Adept (Part 1)

Learn the basics of implementing Adept Workflows. Discover how to effectively document your existing processes to map them into Adept. Learn about all the configuration options to design basic workflows when you get back in the office. An added bonus to this session includes “Top 10 of the Coolest, Most Overlooked Features in Adept” (Part 1)

Duration: 1/2 Day

Nick Bogart

Advanced Administration Part 1

Part 1 of Advanced Admin will cover topics including:

  • Replication
  • Extracting data from Office Docs
  • How to set that up
  • Configuring Related Fields
  • Setting up AFS Servers
  • Reporting
  • Revisiting Your Groups
  • Active Directory

Duration: 1/2 Day

Jeffery Newton

Advanced Admininstraton Part 2

Part 2 of Advanced Admin will cover topics including:

  • On the desktop side: All admin configurations as well as everything in the Admin and Systems Tabs.
  • On the server side: Designer, licensing tool, and SQL setup, Repair database, Clearing ADM password, Current logins, import and export database, back up database, starting and stopping the service, running adept as an application vs. as a service

Duration: 1/2 Day

Jeffery Newton

Transmittal Basics & the Top 10 Coolest and Most Underused Features in Adept (Part 2)

Learn the basics of implementing Adept Transmittals. You’ll gain an overview of transmittal administration and configuration and the template designer. You’ll get a Transmittal cheat sheet that helps you plan for and refererence to configure, design and leverage Adept’s transmittal features. An added bonus to this session includes “10 More Cool and Overlooked Features in Adept” (Part 2)

Duration: 1/2 Day

Nick Bogart

Adept Administrator Basics – Day 2 Of 2

An accelerated version of our 4.5 day Adept Administrator Training, this 2-day class focuses on general Adept administration topics with less attention to user functions and IT related subjects. Anyone completing this 2-day class will be certified as an Adept Administrator.

Anyone completing this class will be certified as an Adept Administrator.

Intended audience:  For existing Adept users getting introduced as a new Administrator to support an existing Administrator, and for existing Adept administrators who want a refresher.

Duration: 2 Days

John Burke

Workflow and Transmittal Advanced

Learn to leverage all the advanced capabilities of Workflow and Transmittal to manage your for ECO/ECN processes.

Duration: 1/2 Day

Nick Bogart

Performing Your Own Health Check

Learn how to perform a basic Health Check on your own Adept system. This class will show you the out-of-the-box tools that will identify changes you can make to improve processes, performance and user experience. Topics include:

  • Database field management report
  • “Watchers” Performance Tools
  • AFS
  • FTP
  • CAD integrations
  • Reporting

Duration:  1/2 Day

Eric Homeier

Adept API & Web Services – Day 2 of 2

This class is an accelerated version of our three day API class. During this class, developers with VB.NET or C# experience will gain practical understanding of Adept’s API as well as examples for building custom extensions. Join other Adept colleagues who want to further automate their business processes to achieve time and resource gains.

Intended audience:  Individuals with Visual Basic or .NET programming experience and experience using web services. Class will be conducted using .NET technologies, however any modern development environment consumes web services! Come and gain understanding and insight in to leveraging the Synergis. WebAPI endpoints for posting, getting and putting your way to accessing enterprise data stored in Adept.

Duration:  2 Days

Andrew Cummings

Extending Adept’s Core Capabilities (Plugins)

Want to take Adept to the next level? Understand how to implement the Adept plugins, including:

  • AutoName
  • AutoRevision
  • Children Check Out
  • Copy Data Cardd
  • Copy Fields to Parents
  • Data Importer/Data Exporter
  • Outlook to Adept
  • PDF Extractions
  • Property extractions from Visio and other programs
  • Relationship Search
  • Required Fields
  • XML Properties

Duration: 1/2 Day

Eric Homeier

Adept 2018 Technical Upgrade Class

This class will focus on the technical details you need to know to best prepare to upgrade to Adept 2018, including installation recommendations and best practices. This 1/2 day class will also include the technical details to update to Adept PublishWave 2018.

Duration: 1/2 Day

Craig Schuler
Nick Bogart
6:30 am-7:50 am

Registration & Breakfast

Synergis Welcome & Kickoff

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Scott Lamond
Kristen Tomasic

What’s New in Adept 2018/SWX Task Pane/PublishWave

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Steve Ackerman
Joe Gasper
Chris Fabri
Todd Cummings
10:00 am-10:30 am

Break & Networking

Customer Success Story – Dow Chemical

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Christopher Wood

Kahoot Game

[ALL ATTENDEES]

12:00 pm-1:15 pm

Lunch

Customer Success Story – United Therapeutics

[CUSTOMER TRACK]

Earlene Gibbons

Top 10 Mistakes Customers Make within Adept & How to Avoid Them

Presented by: Synergis Applications Consultants

[CUSTOMER TRACK]

3:15 pm-3:45 pm

Break & Networking

PublishWave Primer

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Joe Gasper

Customer Success Story – Greene, Tweed & Co.

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Charlie Smith
Steve Danasko

Helpdesk Tips & Tricks

Presented by: The Synergis Helpdesk Team

[ALL ATTENDEES]

5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Evening Social Event & Dinner

6:30 am-7:50 am

Breakfast

9:45 am-10:00 am

Break & Networking (Customer Track)

10:30 am-11:00 am

Break & Networking (Demo/Implementation Track)

Product Demo & Q&A

[DEMO / IMPLEMENTATION TRACK]

Craig Schuler

Customer Forum Overview

[CUSTOMER TRACK]

12:00 pm-1:15 pm

Lunch

Customer Panel

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Brian Cranston
Bob Burke
Kevin Klinger
Karyn Dawes
Dave Ruddock
Ryan Mongeau
Gregg Schuler

Adept Integrator at Work

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Juan Grobler
3:00 pm-3:30 pm

Break & Networking

Product Roadmap

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Todd Cummings

Closing and Adjourn

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Location

Hotel Bethlehem
Hotel Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA 18018
215.302.3000adeptexperience@synergissoftware.com

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