HxGN Live

MSC Software is now part of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence and this year HxGN LIVE is the venue for the MSC Software Global User's Conference. The conference will be held June 12th to 15th, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, USA.

The Manufacturing Intelligence Track at HxGN LIVE showcases innovative data-driven manufacturing techniques that are redefining quality and productivity in the factory. There are three sub-tracks: Design & Engineering, Production, and Metrology. MSC will be hosting the Design & Engineering (CAE & Simulation Software) track.

HxGN LIVE provides an exciting lineup of innovative technologies, exclusive presentations by industry experts, hands-on training, inspiring keynotes from thought leaders and networking opportunities with peers from around the world.

Call for Papers

The call for presenters is open until March 30, 2018.


MSC Software is looking for customers excited to present and share best practices and case studies leveraging the use of MSC technologies. Take the stage to share your experience with HxGN LIVE attendees June 12-15, 2018.

HxGN LIVE is held at The Venetian in Las Vegas, NV. MSC will provide accepted presenters with a full conference pass.

Why Present?

As a speaker, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your company's expertise and demonstrate to your peers and customers why you are at the forefront of your industry. The conference is also an excellent opportunity to get media exposure. Presenters also receive complimentary registration to the conference and exhibition along with access to networking events and meals throughout the duration of the conference.

What To Share?

Our attendees expect the best, and we know you can deliver. We are looking for original and thought-provoking presentations in advanced manufacturing and technology, user case studies and testimonials, industry trends, interactive training, dynamic demonstrations and more. The 2018 Manufacturing Intelligence Track will feature stories from three focus areas:

  • Design & Engineering (CAE & Simulation Software)
  • Production (CAD/CAM & Production Workflow Software)
  • Metrology (Measurement Systems & Statistical Process Control)

How to Start?

All entries are due via the form above by 30 March 2018. Selected speakers will be notified their presentation was accepted to the Manufacturing Intelligence Track no later than 9 April 2018.

For more information and to register for HxGN LIVE 2018, click here.

Questions about the event or the speaker selection process? Contact Sara Garvey, Event Planner for the Manufacturing Intelligence Track by email to sara.garvey@hexagon.com.


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Key Highlights


This at-a-glance schedule provides a high-level view of four days of conference activity.


About the Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Design & Engineering Sub-Track

Come join company executives, engineering managers, CAE specialists, product development professionals, designers and academicians and learn about MSC Software's expanding product portfolio with Digimat, Simufact, Actran, Cradle and VIRES; and take advantage of the free training program and unique networking opportunities.

Come see how your simulation methodologies and best practices compare to your competitors and with other industries and to learn more about MSC's vision for virtualization of the manufacturing process, and how MSC's engineering solutions are being integrated in the Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Digital Thread for Intelligent Quality.

Presentations – Join us to gain a competitive advantage by hearing the latest simulation technology innovations and to see applications to real world engineering problems.

Training – Learn about our products. Included with conference registration is 1 day training selecting from the following topics:

  • Training 1 – What's New in Apex Hawk
  • Training 2 – Simulating Autonomous Vehicles (Adams Real Time & VIRES VTD)
  • Training 3 – Using Simulation for First-Time-Right Additive Manufacturing (Simufact AM, Digimat PM)
  • Training 4 – Virtualizing welding and forming processes (Simufact Welding AM, Simufact Forming PM)

Genius Bar –Submit your toughest problems before the conference and/or meet the MSC application experts face-to-face during the Genius Bar sessions

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