Upcoming BAUG supported event

Join IMAGINiT Technologies at the Autodesk® Imagine Tour where you will learn how you can leverage Autodesk software to turn your aspirations into awe-inspiring articulation.

Use Autodesk software, to explore your ideas in the virtual world before anything is ever created in the real world-saving you time and money, and opening up a whole new world of innovation.

Who Should Attend?

Architects
CAD Managers
Civil Engineers
Educators
Electrical Engineers
Geospatial Data Manager
Mapping & GIS Professionals
Government Agencies
Instrument Engineers
IT Managers
Mechanical Designers

VISIT THE IMAGINIT TECHNOLOGIES BOOTH IN THE EXHIBIT HALL

These events are scheduled from 7:00am – 3:30pm at the following location:

Thursday, May 7, 2009
Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Center
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1

7:00am – 8:00am
Registration

7:00am – 8:30am
Autodesk Expo and Continental Breakfast

8:30am – 10:30am
Autodesk Industry Sessions

10:30am – 11:00am
Autodesk Expo and Break

11:00am – 12:30pm
Autodesk Industry Sessions

12:30pm – 2:00pm
Lunch

2:00pm – 3:30pm
Autodesk Industry Sessions, including AutoCAD Tips and Tricks

For more information and to register for this event, please visit www.autodesk.com/liveimaginit

Bellingham AutoCAD User Group presents AutoCAD 2010

AutoCAD 2010 presented by David Cohn

When: 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 29th
Where: Haskell Building, Room 108
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225
Directions: www.btc.ctc.edu/ Welcome/CampusDirectory.html

Renowned author, CAD consultant and BAUG member David Cohn will be demonstrating the just released AutoCAD 2010. See the new ribbon interface in action, plus lots more.

Agenda: 7:00 to 7:45:

Introductions and announcements.

AutoCAD 2010 demo

7:45 to 8:00 Break with refreshments and treats.

8:00 to 8:45

Continuation of AutoCAD 2010 demo.
Questions and answers

This months sponsor is David Cohn www.dscohn.com

For additional BAUG announcements visit www.baug.com

Bellingham AutoCAD User Group and Skagit-Whatcom Inventor Group joint meeting

Rescheduled – Autodesk Inventor presented by IMAGINiT Technologies

When: 7:00 pm
Thursday, March 26th
Where: Haskell Building, Room 108
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225
Directions: www.btc.ctc.edu/ Welcome/CampusDirectory.html

BAUG is pleased to host Skagit-Whatcom Inventor Group’s (SWIG) inaugural meeting. IMAGINiT Technologies will be showing us the latest Inventor features.

Agenda: 7:00 to 7:45:

BAUG AND SWIG introductions

IMAGINiT’s demo of Inventor

7:45 to 8:00 Break with refreshments and treats.

8:00 to 8:45

Continuation of Inventor demo
Questions and answers

8:45 to 9:00

Extra feature: For those registered or planning on attending the BAUG sponsored Civil 3D class next month at Bellingham Technical College there will be a brief informational meeting to describe the course content and to answer questions. Please note that there are just a few openings available at this time. Attendance is limited !

This months sponsor is IMAGINiT Technologies www.rand.com/imaginit/1/ind ex.htm

For additional BAUG announcements visit www.baug.com

AutoCAD Civil 3D class at Bellingham Technical College

The Bellingham AutoCAD User Group is proud to sponsor the new AutoCAD Civil 3D class to be held at Bellingham Technical School this Spring. The course information is as follows:

Item 7405-4 ENGR 205, AutoCAD Civil 3D Level 1

Start Date April 13, End Date June 17

Monday and Wednesday evenings 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in J7

Fee: $350.25

Instructor: David Bren, SP

Contact Hours: 60, 18.18%FTEF based on 330

Course Description:

This course is a practical hands-on civil/survey CAD Lab experience. Students will work through a basic road design project from beginning to end using Civil 3D, showing many different methods of using Civil 3D to accomplish certain tasks and solve problems along the way. The course covers the basics of basemap preparation, preliminary layout, survey plan, surfaces generation, horizontal alignments, profiles, corridor modeling, and grading. Students are encouraged to continue their learning with the Level 2 course. Prerequisite: Civil industry background with AutoCAD skills or instructor permission.

Course General Parameters:

• Meets in Civil / Survey CAD Lab Room J-7
• 10 Week Course – 60hours/5 Credits
• Monday and Wednesday Nights from 6-9 PM
• Typically (1) one hour classic lecture with the balance of time conducted as a hands-on
instructor driven lab to exercise the course materials each night.
• Proposed Textbook – Digging Into AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008- Level 1 Training by Rick
Ellis of Cadapult Software Solutions, Inc.
• Course prerequisites: AutoCAD experience and Civil Background. This course is for new
and starting users of Civil 3D. This course is not for moderate or advanced Civil 3D
users.
• If the course goes well, a Civil 3D – Level 2 course may be offered as a follow up.

Contact Bellingham Technical College to register at www.btc.ctc.edu/

Bellingham AutoCAD User Group meeting this Thursday

Rhinoceros by Robert McNeel and Associates

When: 7:00 pm
Thursday, January 29th
Where: Haskell Building, Room 108
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225
Directions: www.btc.ctc.edu/Welcome/CampusDirectory.html

BAUG is pleased to have Bob Koll of Robert McNeel and Associates return. Bob will give us a lively demo of the latest version of Rhinoceros software. Visit www.mcneel.com for information about Rhino.

Agenda: 7:00 to 7:45:

Introductions

Bob Koll’s demo of Rhino

7:45 to 8:00 Break with refreshments and treats.

8:00 to 8:45

Continuation of Rhino demo
Questions and answers

This months sponsor is Robert McNeel and Assoc. (www.mcneel.com)

For additional BAUG announcements visit www.baug.com