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Wednesday, September 26


Lumion VR
Lumion gives users real-time feedback while they prepare non-realtime presentations materials like stills, animations, virtual tours, and VR (virtual reality).  Lumion VR fits in where less polished real-time VR falls short.  During this presentation, you will understand the capabilities of Lumion VR and get a chance to take a look through the googles yourself.

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Michael Brightman

Principal, Brightman Designs
After working for Google as a SketchUp trainer and establishing a successful consulting firm, Mike founded Denver-based Brightman Designs in 2013. At Brightman Designs, Mike’s goal is to provide his clients with core support services based on real-world design expertise, advanced... Read More →

Wednesday September 26, 2018 12:50pm - 1:10pm
Knowledge Cafe
  • Skill Level All
Thursday, September 27


Interactive photorealistic rendering and animation with ProWalker GPU
ProWalker GPU is a companion plugin to SU Podium which integrates Podium’s easy-to-use interface with NVIDIA’s powerful Iray render engine.  ProWalker uses your NVIDIA GPU to deliver a fast, interactive, photorealistic rendering and animation plugin for SketchUp.  This presentation will explain how ProWalker can complement and expand upon Podium’s capabilities with several examples of still visualization, animated camera fly-through videos, and a live demonstration to illustrate the plugin’s fluid, iterative approach to rendering.

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Justin Slick

Cadalog, Inc
Justin has been with the SU Podium team at Cadalog, Inc. for five years as a Product Manager, designer, and technical communicator.  He spends his days working on documentation, training material, outreach, and web development.  His goal is to continuously learn new ways to design... Read More →

Thursday September 27, 2018 12:50pm - 1:10pm
Knowledge Cafe
  • Skill Level All


How architecture firms accelerate their design process with 3D printing
From concept models to massing and master plans, 3D printing is transforming the way architects think about their design process and how they roll up their sleeves to get things done in the design studio. In this presentation, Matt Griffin, Ultimaker North America’s Director of Community shares his latest research into the evolution of contemporary architectural practices and the rise of digital processes -- as well as sharing practical insights into the latest methods design firms use to fabricate models, massing, feature studies, and more.

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Matt Griffin

Director of Community, Ultimaker
Matt Griffin is the Director of Community for Ultimaker North America. He is a writer, teacher, and consultant, and is currently creating a book on design for 3D printing. He has taught Digital Fabrication at Maryland Institute College of Arts (MICA) and through Coursera. Matt is... Read More →

Thursday September 27, 2018 3:35pm - 3:55pm
Knowledge Cafe
  • Skill Level All