Todd Cummings and Chris Fabri to Explain the Benefits of EDM/PDM at ASME, Autodesk University, and the Midwest SolidWorks User Conferences
Quakertown, PA, Sept. 6, 2006—Synergis Software, an independent division of Synergis Technologies, Inc, and a proven leader in engineering data management (EDM) solutions, today announced that two of its top knowledge experts, Todd Cummings and Chris Fabri, will provide practical and proven advice on implementing engineering data and product management at leading industry conferences this fall. A data management expert and early industry evangelist, Todd Cummings will help users maximize their investments in Autodesk® and SolidWorks® design solutions and discuss the relevance of data management in small to medium sized businesses and the importance of good data to any PLM initiative.
“We are excited to have the caliber of Todd Cummings, Synergis Software’s vice president of Research and Development, at our ASME conference in Philadelphia. He brings 18 years of valuable experience to the panel discussion and tangible steps for implementing a data management solution,” said Dr. Gloria J. Wiens, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at the University of Florida and ASME 2006 DETC/CIE Industry Track Chair. “Mr. Cummings will be joined by three other industry leaders to lead discussions on the computational and software issues for CAD/CAE/CAM with emphasis on Data Management. This panel is one of the four Industry Track panels organized to heighten the conference experience by providing our government R&D and industry leaders possessing expertise in topical areas an opportunity to formally present their perspective on the issues, share their knowledge on the state-of-the-art in application and stimulate vibrant discussion and debate amongst conference attendees.”
Synergis Software will be speaking and/or hosting booths at the following industry conferences:
Sept. 12 – American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) — Todd Cummings to speak on “Why is Engineering Data Management Relevant?”
Oct. 4-6 – Midwest SolidWorks User Conference (Racine, WI) — Chris Fabri to present “The Top 10 Data Management Challenges for SolidWorks Users.” Visit Silver Sponsor Synergis Software at its booth.
Nov. 28-Dec.1 – Autodesk University (Las Vegas, NV) — Todd Cummings to speak on “Data Management Nuts and Bolts: A Power Users’ Guide to Data and Information Management Requirements” and “A Crash Course in Implementing Data Management: Everything You Need to Know to Know to Achiever Success and Avoid the Pitfalls.” Synergis Software will also have its experts available at its booth.
Todd Cummings & Chris Fabri, Pioneers in Data Management
Todd Cummings is the vice president of Research & Development (R&D) and a technical evangelist for Synergis Adept Engineering Data Management (EDM) software. Mr. Cummings has been responsible for leading Synergis Software's overall R&D strategy for more than 13 years. He is a thought leader in EDM with the savvy for anticipating customer needs and developing solutions to meet them. His expertise spans all areas of data management: strategic product development; implementing systems; hands-on troubleshooting and problem solving; managing custom programming projects; product management and requirements. Cummings is a popular and recurring speaker at many of the CAD industry's leading conferences, including Autodesk University and SolidWorks World conferences.
Chris Fabri, Synergis Adept Product Application Specialist, has more than 18 years experience in CAD support, training, and technology consulting — 12 years in document management alone. He also has extensive experience as an AutoCAD instructor and curriculum developer. Mr. Fabri holds varying degrees and certifications in CAD, Facilities Management, Document Management and Project Management.
About Synergis Software
Synergis Software, a proven leader in EDM solutions since 1989, provides customers with an expert resource for all pre- and post- data management implementation requirements. For more information or to register for a live presentation of Synergis Adept, please contact Synergis at 215-529-9900/800-836-5440 or visit
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