Detroit, MI | September 21, 2021

Third Wave Systems Regional Users Conference offers a unique opportunity to hear firsthand from your fellow users, the applications and benefits of using Third Wave Systems software. You will get insight into new and innovative methodologies from the changemakers themselves as well as have one-on-one discussions with TWS engineers. It is the prime event for excellent networking and learning opportunities alongside your peers.


Tuesday, 21 September 

View detailed agenda with speaker information (*Agenda subject to change)   

General Session (09:00 to 14:00)

The general session will include the presentations from Third Wave Systems and Users.

08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:20 Introduction

09:20 – 09:50 Ford – David Stephenson: Minimum Quantity Lubrication Machining: Basics and Tooling Development”

09:50 – 10:20 The MK Morse Company – Sekhar Rakurty: Understanding the Effects of Targeted Cutting Fluid Application on Surface Residual Stresses using AdvantEdge”

10:20 – 10:50 TavaTek – Jeffrey Tapparo: “Feature-based machining approach to accelerate product launch”

10:50 – 11:10 Coffee Break

11:10 – 11:40 Oak Ridge National Laboratory – Jaydeep Karandikar: “Physics-guided logistic classification for tool life modeling and process parameter optimization in machining”

11:40 – 12:10 CNC Software – Christopher Kozell: “Leading your production floor to  the next-generation Titanium Machining Strategies”

12:10 – 12:30 TWS Presentation and Wrap up

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:45 Workshops and 1:1 meetings (in parallel)

16:00 – 17:30 Happy hour at the hotel

If you want a 1:1 meeting with our engineers after the conference, please let us know and we will make sure to set it up.


View details on how to get to the venue, parking, and accommodations   

Driving Directions:

  • Take I-94 East to I-75 North, Exit 69 – Big Beaver Road East. Hotel is one block east on the left.



  • Complimentary on-site parking


Airport Information:

  • Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)
    Airport Phone: +1 734-247-7678

  • Hotel direction: 30 miles NE

  • The hotel shuttle does not service this airport

  • Estimated taxi fare: 80 USD (one way)


Other Transportation:

Car Rentals

  • Hertz
  • 2670 Industrial Drive
  • Troy, MI 48084
  • Phone: +1 248-435-3178




  • If you would like to stay overnight at the hotel, we would advise you to make reservations on your own ahead of time. 

Please fill out the Registration Form below using a company address and one form for each attendee.

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