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Wednesday, June 24th

For those who have arrived and would like to get together we are designating a happy hour location and will be meeting at 6:30 PM – Location BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse (across street from Holiday Inn) at 6:45.

Thursday, June 25th

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Check-In
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Welcome: Welcome and overview of agenda and conference resources (store, gallery, events)
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM Introduction to The CarveWright System: Out-of-the-box, Online Resources, Accessories, and Activation
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Break
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Basics of Project Designer and Machine Operation: New project, pattern placement, centering & mirroring, and setting up a project to carve. Project Designer BASIC
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Carving Signs & Lithos: Text, depth & height, textures, and import image. Project Designer BASIC & Designer PRO, Centerline Text, Conforming Vectors
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch – We will set up machines to be carving during lunch.
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Dynamic Surfacing: Domes, textures, piercing and merging. Project Designer BASIC & Designer PRO
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Break
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Featured Speaker: Steven Ramirez – Props to the Prop Maker
3:45 PM – 4:00 PM Break
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Featured Speaker: Steven Ramirez – Props to the Prop Maker
6:00 PM Banquet Dinner: It’s on us! Included with Registration – Villa Capri.
Extra banquet tickets can be purchased here

 

Friday, June 26th

8:15 AM – 8:30 AM Store Orders & Pickup
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM Overview of Project Designer PRO 3: Vector Groups, Pattern Along Path, and more. Project Designer PRO
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Overview of the Importers: Learn how and why to use the DXF Importer and STL Importer. DXF Importer and STL Importer
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Overview of the Suites – Vector Drawing Suite: Project Designer, Vector Drawing Suite
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Overview of the Suites – Pattern Modeling Suite: Project Designer, Vector Drawing Suite, and Pattern Modeling Suite.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch – We will set up machines to be carving during lunch.
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Troubleshooting and Basic Repair: What, When, and How: Basic maintenance, bearings, brushes, motors and sensors.
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Break
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Featured Speaker: Dick Bipes – The Mechanics of Time
3:45 PM – 4:00 PM Break
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Featured Speaker: Dick Bipes – The Mechanics of Time
6:00 PM Friday Night Event (optional) – T-Bone Tom’s by 6:30 PM “Phin Addicts” is the live band specializing in “troprock”.

 

Saturday, June 27th

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Store Orders & Pickup
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Overview of Pattern Sculptor: Using the Pattern Sculptor for editing and enhancing patterns. Pattern Sculptor
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM – 11:00 PM Overview of the Accessories – The Rotary Jig: How to use the Rotary Jig and accompanying software. Rotary Jig
11:00 PM – 12:00 PM Overview of the Accessories – Scanning Probe and Sanding Mops: Setting up a scan, downloading and editing a scan. Cleaning up carvings with the sanding mops. Scanning Probe, Pattern Editor, Sanding Mops
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Featured Speaker: Michael Tyler – New Tips & Tricks
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Featured Speaker: Michael Tyler – New Tips & Tricks
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Q and A: Ask your questions
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Closing Remarks
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Final Evening Event (optional) – Location After Party BBQ at the Lovchik’s Tickets only $10 (we need to know how many to expect)