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The 2016 SDS/2 Users Group Conference will be held in Lincoln, Nebraska, October 12-14. Activities include training on specific topics, the unveiling of new enhancements, award presentations and other events. Both Design Data employees and SDS/2 customers present innovative SDS/2 techniques, encouraging users to employ the power of SDS/2 to its fullest.

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Wednesday - 10.12

10:00 - 1:00 Conference Registration

1:00 - 1:15 Welcome / Opening Remarks

1:15 - 2:00 Keynote Speaker

2:00 - 3:00 Design Data Update

3:15 - 4:45 Roundtable Discussions

4:45 - 5:30 Business Meeting

5:30 - 7:00 Partners Reception

Hotel Information

The Embassy Suites Lincoln is the official hotel of the SDS/2 Users Group Conference.

To make your reservation, please call 800.EMBASSY or click here.

When calling, be sure to tell the reservation desk that you are with the SDS/2 Users Group for the special group rate (single or double - $147 per night; triple - $162 per night; quad - $177 per night).

Embassy Suites Lincoln
1040 P Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Thursday - 10.13

8:00 - 9:20 Breakout Sessions
• SDS/2 v2017 Enhancements
• Full Status Transfer
• Boot Camp Basics: Beginner

9:30 - 10:50 Partner Pavilion / Sessions

11:00 - 12:20 Breakout Sessions
• Stairs and Rails
• Connection Design
• Streamlining Structural Steel Through Software Integration

12:20 - 1:20 Lunch

1:20 - 2:20 Partner Pavilion

2:20 - 3:40 Breakout Sessions
• SDS/2 v2016 Modeling
• Helical Stair Detailing
• Modeling with Parametrics

3:50 - 5:10 Breakout Sessions
• SDS/2 v2016 Drawing Editor
• Template Detailing
• SDS/2 Erector

6:00 - 10:00 Design Data Reception & Dinner

CAR/SHUTTLE Information

Avis 800.474.1202

Budget 800.527.0700

Hertz 800.654.3131

National 800.227.7368

Alamo 800.462.5266

Leisure Limousine & Sedan
Call 402.476.8132 for reservations

Friday - 10.14

8:00 - 9:20 Breakout Sessions
• Model Transfer Facts Part1
• Custom Member & Components
• Boot Camp Basics: Intermediate

9:30 - 10:50 Breakout Sessions
• Model Transfer Facts Part 2
• Best Modeling Practices
• Custom Properties

11:00 - 12:20 Breakout Sessions
• SDS/2 Installs
• Skewed Shear Tab & TKY Welded Joints
• Boot Camp Basics: Expert

12:20 Conference Adjournment

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Partner Pavilion

Design Data is excited to offer its partners the opportunity to exhibit during the first two days of its annual SDS/2 Users Group Conference.

Home to the Wednesday evening's reception and exclusive conference sessions, the Partner Pavilion allows companies to display their wares and demo their software to SDS/2 users from around the world. Each partner will also have individual meetings with Design Data programmers and developers during the conference.

The Partner Pavilion will be open on October 12th and 13th. All partners are welcome to stay for the duration of the conference, which runs through October 14th.

Registration to exhibit at the 2016 SDS/2 Users Group Conference Partner Pavilion is now open. Click here to register and to learn more.