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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2016 Sessions Highlights

Check out these videos from Adept Experience 2016!

Greene Tweed: Enterprise Business Integration with Adept, Adept Experience Conference

Greene Tweed: Enterprise Business Integration with Adept, Adept Experience Conference

Dow Chemical: Global Deployment of Synergis Adept, Adept Experience Conference

Dow Chemical: Global Deployment of Synergis Adept, Adept Experience Conference

Joy Global: Business Process Transformation with Adept at Adept Experience Conference

Joy Global: Business Process Transformation with Adept at Adept Experience Conference

2017 Speakers and Panelists

Steve McClatchy

Author of the New York Times Bestseller "Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress & Lead by Example"

Randy Nettles

Subject Matter Expert for Document Management Systems, Dow Chemical

Jessica Riley

Contract Deliverable & Data Manager, Eastern Shipbuilding Group

Ryan Mongeau

Director of Technology & Special Projects Manager, Space Age Electronics

Mark Hastings

VP Product Engineering, Visa Lighting

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

Joe Gasper

Adept Product Manager

Eric Homeier

Solutions Architect

Patti Heubach

Document Management Helpdesk Manager

Charlie Smith

Product Owner, Application Development

Nick Bogart

Applications Consultant

John Burke

Applications Consultant

Andrew Cummings

Adept API Developer/Instructor

ADEPT COMMUNITY NETWORKING RECEPTION & DINNER

Tuesday, October 10th, 6-9:30PM   /  Hotel Bethlehem Terrace Room

2017 Conference Schedule

Training Day 1
9 October 2017
Training Day 2
10 October 2017
Conference Day 1
11 October 2017
Conference Day 2
12 October 2017

Adept Administrator Basics – Day 1 of 2

A condensed and accelerated version of our 4.5 day Adept Administrator Training class, this class will focus on general Adept administration, with less focus on user functionality and topics typically geared toward IT professionals than the full 4.5 day class.

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
Eric Homeier

Adept API & Web Services – Day 1 of 2

This class is a condensed and accelerated version of our standard three day API class and provides your VB.NET or C# developer with a practical understanding of Adept’s API and how to build custom extensions to expand Adept’s out of the box capabilities. Join clients who have extended Adept to further automate their business processes to achieve time and resource gains!

Adept’s new web client and many upcoming Adept features including the next generation Task Pane integrations are developed using this technology. Designed from the ground up using the latest technology and architecture, Adept’s RESTful web services provide tremendous flexibility for UI and backend development. Whether your company want to quickly add data tracked and managed in Adept to your company Dashboard or you want to add simple data and document access to an existing app or intranet site, this class is for you!

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

Understanding Adept’s CAD Integrations

In this full day session, we’ll  start at the surface, then take a deep dive into Adept’s CAD integrations.  Whether you are using AutoCAD, Inventor, SOLIDWORKS or MicroStation, we’ll share why leveraging Adept’s integration is critical to achieving the most productivity possible.  We’ll share best practices for configuring and using the integrations and how to encourage user adoption.  We will cover commonalities between all CAD integrations and review the unique features of each. We’ll touch on the significant changes happening to Adept’s CAD integrations for Adept 2018 and what that will mean for you.  By attending this session, you will fully understand how to maximize your usage of Adept’s CAD integrations and have the knowledge to improve usage of Adept at your company.

Intended audience:  This class is designed for those responsible for the efficiency, productivity and data integrity of your design and drafting organization and recommended attendees include CAD managers, CAD leads, engineering managers, or Adept Administrators. Also, those using CAD with Adept, whether taking advantage of the Adept CAD integration or not, would benefit from attending.

Duration: 1 Day

Todd Dietrich
Joe Gasper

Adept Administrator Basics – Day 2 OF 2

A condensed and accelerated version of our 4.5 day Adept Administrator Training class, this class will focus on general Adept administration, with less focus on user functionality and topics typically geared toward IT professionals than the full 4.5 day class.

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
Eric Homeier

Adept Workflow Workshop

Get your PhD in Adept workflow in this immersive, hands on class.  Learn the skills needed to effectively gather and document your existing processes, map them into Adept workflows, and configure them to get the fast and accurate results you need.  Learn the ins and outs of all your configuration options, and design workflows you can leverage back in the office.

Intended audience:  Intended for anyone in the organization responsible for improving engineering process flow including the engineering change process, facilitating collaboration across departments, reducing project or product cycle times, or configuring and managing workflows in Adept.

Duration: 1/2 Day

Nick Bogart

Adept API & Web Services – Day 2 of 2

This class is a condensed and accelerated version of our standard three day API class and provides your VB.NET or C# developer with a practical understanding of Adept’s API and how to build custom extensions to expand Adept’s out of the box capabilities. Join clients who have extended Adept to further automate their business processes to achieve time and resource gains!

Adept’s new web client and many upcoming Adept features including the next generation Task Pane integrations are developed using this technology. Designed from the ground up using the latest technology and architecture, Adept’s RESTful web services provide tremendous flexibility for UI and backend development. Whether your company want to quickly add data tracked and managed in Adept to your company Dashboard or you want to add simple data and document access to an existing app or intranet site, this class is for you!

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

10 Most Important, Under-Utilized Features in Adept

This is the fastest way to get significantly more from your Adept investment.  Learn how to take advantage of 10 very powerful, and often un-utilized capabilities in Adept.

Intended audience:  This class is designed for Adept administrators or users responsible or interested in improving organizational efficiency and getting the most from your Adept investment.

Duration:  1/2 Day

Nick Bogart
7:00 am-8:00 am

Registration & Breakfast

Welcome & Kickoff

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Martha Lubow, Director of Marketing

Martha Lubow

Keynote by Steve McClatchy, Best Selling New York Times and Amazon Author of “Decide”

[ALL ATTENDEES]

In this keynote you will learn which decisions accelerate success, spark innovation, drive engagement, ignite loyalty and ultimately define them as leaders.  Steve’s infectious energy and thought-provoking style will engage, captivate and inspire you with specific actionable content that they can put into practice immediately. You will walk away from this keynote prepared to face the pressures and tensions inherent in creating, building, leading and sustaining a fast-changing, high-performance organization.

After attending this presentation you will be able to:

  • Dramatically improve your business decision-making
  • Overcome the challenges of leading in the new economy
  • Focus on results and the true drivers of performance
  • Adopt a mindset of continuous business improvement
Steve McClatchy

Pushing Past the Pushing Back: Making Adept Successful at Eastern Shipbuilding

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Jessica Riley, Eastern Shipbuilding Group

Jessica Riley
10:00 am-10:30 am

Break & Networking

What’s New in Adept 2018

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Chris Fabri
Todd Cummings

Adept 2018: New CAD integrations Using Web Services

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Whether you are using AutoCAD, Inventor, SOLIDWORKS or MicroStation, in this session we’ll share the evolution of Adept’s CAD integrations. We’ll start off with a review of the current Adept 2017 CAD integration architecture and then discuss how and why it will change with Adept 2018. The session will help you understand the benefits of using the new Adept 2018 CAD integrations, which are based on Adept’s Web Services. We’ll also give you a brief, live demonstration of the new CAD integration using SOLIDWORKS 2018.

Joe Gasper
Chris Fabri

The Full Spectrum of Adept

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Mark Hastings, Visa Lighting

Mark Hastings
12:00 pm-1:15 pm

Lunch

2:45 pm-3:15 pm

Break & Networking

Custom Development Magic

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Charlie Smith
5:15 pm-9:00 pm

Evening Social Event & Dinner

7:00 am-8:00 am

Breakfast

Achieving New Efficiencies in Product Data Management

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Ryan Mongeau, Space Age Electronics

Ryan Mongeau

Best Practices Planning and Implementing Adept for an Enterprise User Base

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Randy Nettles, Dow Chemical

Randy Nettles

Connect Everything: Introducing Adept Integrator

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Juan Grobler
Scott Lamond
9:45 am-10:30 am

Break & Networking

Adept Customer Panel

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Keith Kammerud, Chromalox Corey Tanner, Great River Energy Jessica Riley, Eastern Shipbuilding Group Ryan Mongeau, Space Age Electronics Don Adams, Lucite Chris Kauffman, Buckeye Pipeline

Data Migrations – What you Need to Know

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Charlie Smith
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Lunch

Adept and the Cloud

[ALL ATTENDEES]

Todd Cummings
2:30 pm-3:00 pm

Break & Networking

Adept Product Vision and 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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