Join MeetUps at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022

What is one of the most important advantages of organizing a HYBRID event? The answer is easy: it’s the ability to provide a similar experience to all of our attendees! One of the highlights at 3DEXPERIENCE World is the opportunity to network with your peers. If you are attending virtually you can pick from the various MeetUp sessions (Pro tip: upgrade to a VIP attendee to get access to all 25+ MeetUp Sessions); or if you are attending in-person  you can attend MeetUps physically in Atlanta and choose from a number of on-site options in The Hive. Choose the session that’s right for you and click here to add them to your agenda!

Are you interested in meeting new people, your peers who work in your same field, while hearing their stories and learning how they solved similar challenges? Do you have questions about SOLIDWORKS/3DEXPERIENCE solutions and don’t know who to ask? Would you like to get into the heads of influencers and makers? Do you have some questions for Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS executives? Have you ever wondered what opportunities or challenges startups face? Are you a student who wants to ask questions about what it is like to be a Dassault Systemes intern, early career professional, or wondering why Dassault Systèmes certifications matter? Are you a DELMIAworks customer (IQMS) and have burning questions for experts?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, then join us at one of the 25+ MeetUp sessions taking place during the 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022. If you are a virtual attendee you can add the VIP add-on to your registration and gain exclusive access during MeetUp sessions – and join some selected MeetUp sessions exclusively for VIP add-on participants.

Let’s take a look at some of the networking opportunities at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022:

HIVE Hangouts

At HIVE Mind MeetUp sessions, attendees will able to meet and make connections with like-minded peers who work in the same field. These will include:

HIVE Mind MeetUp: Designers & Engineers

HIVE Mind MeetUp: Production & Operation Managers

HIVE Mind MeetUp: What is 3DSwym User Forum Community? Q&A

HIVE Mind MeetUp: Engineering, IT, and CAD Managers

HIVE Mind MeetUp: Makers

HIVE Mind MeetUp: Students

Live Panels

Attendees will able to join to live Panels and hear from Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS employees, customers and influencers.

3DEXPERIENCE R&D Meetup: A Chat with Product Definition & Portfolio Management teams

Join us for a session focused on your questions about 3DEXPERIENCE cloud applications. Whether you are already a user of 3D Creator, 3D Sculptor, 3D SheetMetal Creator, 3D Structure Creator or 3D Mold Creator, or if you are curious about new roles or the 3DEXPERIENCE platform in general, this session is for you. Join us with your questions in hand and we’ll have a great discussion around these topics.

Riseup and Win at Dassault Systemes

As part of our commitment to being a sustainable company, Dassault Systèmes has set a goal to have at least 30 percent of people manager roles held by women by 2025. In this meetup session, you will hear from women leaders within the organization and learn about the Dassault Systèmes commitment to and support of gender equality and equity to reach our goal. Find out more about how we are working together at all levels of the company. • At a local level, we have Mentoring and My Journey • At a Geo level, we have WIN (WomenINovation) • At a global level, we have launched a leadership and management development program, Riseup!

Top Ten List Vote

The Top Ten List

Every year we ask our users to share their enhancement ideas for all our products and to vote on the ones they feel are the best. This year, that tradition continues. Bruce Holway will present this year’s Top Ten List and Jon Sweeney will provide an update from R&D.

Fireside Chat with Executives

Fireside Chat with SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE CEO Gian Paolo Bassi, SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE Strategy & Business Development VP Suchit Jain, SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE R&D Strategy & Management VP, Manish Kumar (Moderated by 3DEXPERIENCE Global Technology Evangelist Lynn Allen). You can ask your questions about what you heard during the General Sessions, or you can ask your general questions to Executives. Do not miss this chance! They will be there just for you.

Industrial Design Workflow With Jason Pohl: Ask Me Anything

Join us for a “Meet and Greet” with American Designer and 3DEXPERIENCE Brand Ambassador Jason Pohl, who spent 16 years at Orange County Choppers where he worked on designs for custom motorcycles.  Many of these builds were featured on Discovery Channels’ hit TV show American Chopper.  Jason Pohl along with Justin Burton will discuss and answer questions on Jason’s portfolio and workflow strategy, and provide insight that has helped make Jason a successful industrial designer. Come with your questions, and get ready to ride the wave of Jason’s passion for design.

SOLIDWORKS Desktop – MeetUp Discussion

Key members of SOLIDWORKS R&D, Product Definition, and Product Management will discuss recent enhancements and the evolution of SOLIDWORKS Desktop as well as answer questions from attendees

DELMIAWorks: Upgrade by Numbers

Has it been a few years since your last DELMIAWorks upgrade? Have you had technical staff turnover recently? Is it time for hardware and software upgrades? If the answer is yes, we invite you to join our meetup where our DELMIAWorks Product and Services team will share best practices and customer experiences. Come learn what resources can help relieve the burden of a system upgrade. Connect with other DELMIAWorks customers to share upgrade experiences and learn from others who have navigated through similar successes and challenges.

Pivot to the Cloud and Solve Your Upgrade Challenges: DELMIA/Works

Are you running an older release of our software and looking to get help upgrading to a newer release? Is your IT team overloaded supporting the business and could use help upgrading and maintaining your DELMIA/Works products? Has operating a data center on premise been burning a hole in your margins with large CAPEX expenditures? Join our panel discussion to learn how we can help you through that journey. My team of expert engineers are seasoned and experienced, supporting a large, growing customer base who are pivoting to the cloud to make upgrading the software a breeze while improving performance, security, and reliability, all while lowering their overall total cost of ownership to run and support the software.

A Year in the Life of a Startup Founder

Expect a lot of stress, a little pay, and a fair share of thrills. Why would anyone want to start up a startup? Hear and learn from the experiences of seasoned hardware startup founders who have engaged with the 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS for Startups program.

AMA : I’m the Director of the 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS for Startup program and angel startup investor- ask me anything

The 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS for Startups program helps early stage hardware startups all across the world. If you have any questions about our startup program, our team and I will be available to answer any and all of your questions about the program.

Answer BARs : 3DEXPERIENCE Platform | SOLIDWORKS Modeling Questions | SOLIDWORKS System Requirements Virtual

Discussion of all things platform! SOLIDWORKS roles, user interface questions, SOLIDWORKS Forum questions, etc.

Discussion of all things modeling. Large drawings and assemblies will be discussed along with any generic SOLIDWORKS modeling parts, drawings, or assemblies questions.

Discussion of all things hardware for SOLIDWORKS. We’ll discuss video card requirements, virtual machine support, network suggestions, etc.

2D Design in the Age of Experience – Meet the DraftSight team and ask us anything.

We have pulled together this year’s experts from our amazing presentations. Our panelists bring a diverse background to the table to make sure that no question won’t be addressed.

MeetUp Sessions for Students:

College Student to Professional: Starting your Career at Dassault Systemes!

Forecasting your professional future? Find out about the new 3DS Graduate Development Program designed to train our future sales force. Join the leader of the 3DS Graduate Development Program and the sales associates who are engaged in this new initiative for an interactive panel discuss.

Life After School: a Panel Discussion for Students

Graduating students: Join us and an amazing panel of industry professionals as they discuss business trends and how those trends impact your day-to-day activities and future job opportunities. See how you can prepare now for these exciting STEM careers. Our panelists will also be providing some words to live by and interesting stories as they design furniture and hot wheels. Come be an integral part of Dassault Systèmes and our SOLIDWORKS Community.

MeetUp Sessions for Countries:

This year, we will have special meet-up sessions for China, Russia, Turkey and Italy.

您所在领域的首选合作伙伴 Your Preferred Partner in Your Field

面对来自本地厂商和跨国公司激烈竞争的中国制造领域,达索系统采用什么差异化办法帮助客户实现创新、创造价值和战略双赢。 In the face of fierce competition from local manufacturers and multinational companies in the Chinese manufacturing field, what differentiated approach does Dassault Systèmes adopt to help customers achieve innovation, value creation, and a strategic win-win?

для России и Стран СНГ Russian Session at 3DEXPERIENCE World

В прямом эфире из Атланты, Штат Джорджия мы расскажем про продукты порфолио решений 3DEXPERIENCE Works. У вас будет уникальная возможность задать вопросы нашим экспертам, а также стать частью самого большого мероприятия от компании Dassault Systèmes. Join us for this session in Russian as we tell you about the products in the 3DEXPERIENCE Works portfolio. You will have a unique opportunity to ask our experts questions, as well as become part of the largest event from Dassault Systèmes.

Connect Live to 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022/ Turkiye ekibi ile 3DEXPERIENCE

Live from Atlanta, USA, we will talk about how we are conducting sustainable innovation through our 3DEXPERIENCE Works portfolio. We are inviting you to be a part of this event and ask your questions of our experts/ Atlanta, ABD’den canlı bağlantı ile sizlerle 3DExperienceWorks ile sürdürülebilir inovasyon vizyonumuzu konuşacağız. Sizi bu etkiliğin bir parçası olmaya ve uzmanlarımıza sorularınızı sormaya davet ediyoruz.

3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS: la nuova generazione di strumenti per lo sviluuppo prodotto

Impara a conoscere la nuova generazione di strumenti SOLIDWORKS che ti permettono di migliorare lo sviluppo dei tuoi prodotti rendendo al contempo più competitiva la tua azienda. In diretta da Atlanta esperti SOLIDWORKS spiegheranno in lingua Italiana quali saranno le novità previste per questo 2022, focalizzando l’attenzione sul futuro della progettazione, la collaborazione a 360 gradi grazie alla 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

Attend virtually for free! 

Virtual attendees can attend for free! That’s right. We have decided that everyone can attend virtually 3DEXPERIENCE World 2022…for free. What does that get you? Glad you asked. Virtual attendees will get access to:

  • 3 Days of General Sessions
  • 200+  Breakout Sessions
  • Breakout Sessions Q&A community
  • 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Hands-on Sessions
  • 45+ Meet-up Sessions
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Certification Exams (Up to $500 value)
  • 3DEXPERIENCE Playground
  • Model Mania Contest
  • Access to Solution and Business Partner Booths
  • Book meetings with product experts in the Dassault Systèmes Booth
  • Games
  • And more.


So now you can experience the largest SOLIDWORKS event of the year from the comfort of your own home or office so don’t delay, register today and we’ll see you (virtually).


Simge Akarsu

Simge Akarsu is a Senior Strategy & Program Manager. She is responsible for 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD event strategy.