[Event] VISUAL Manufacturing Canadian User Group Meeting (VMCAUG)

The VISUAL Manufacturing Canadian User Group (VMCAUG) will be holding the next user group meeting on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 , ON. The venue for this meeting is Best Western Milton, 161 Chisholm Drive,Milton, ON L9T 4A6,Phone: 905-875-3818. 

Continental breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks are included in the meeting. Free Wi-Fi and parking are also provided for the meeting attendees.

The registration time is from 8:00 am- 9:00 am and the meeting time is 9:00 am to 3:15 pm.

Agenda for the meeting is as follows:


8:00am - 9:00am Continental Breakfast and Registration 

9:00am - 9:45am VMCAUG Administrative:

  • Opening Remarks and General Q&A

Submitted Questions and Answers by the group – Moderator – Jeff Lem

Send Questions to jlem@portable-intelligence.com

9:45am - 10:30am Topic Discussion – Upgrading Experiences/Concerns - Bring your best upgrading story and win a prize!

10:30am - 10:45am Break

10:45am - 11:00am Introduction of Channel Partners and Sponsors

11:00am - 12:00pm Accelerate Manufacturing with Engineering Integration to Infor Visual – Jeffrey Lam QBuild Software

Jeffrey Lam has been with QBuild Software in Markham, Ontario for over 3 years helping clients increase productivity by integrating their Engineering Applications to ERP.  He graduated from Ryerson University in the heart of downtown Toronto with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, with a focus on robotics and manufacturing.


12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch 

1:00pm - 2:00pm Breakout Session and Summary:

      (A) Finance  (B) Information Technology  (C) Manufacturing/Scheduling

  • These are open questions and answers sessions – so bring your questions!

  • Channel Partners will be on hand for each of these sessions

2:00pm - 2:15pm Break

2:15pm - 3:00pm An update on the 'New' Synergy, how their recent re-organization into several distinct lines of business and changes at the senior management level will benefit customers and the Visual community - Gene Caiola CEO  SYNERGY RESOURCES

Gene began his career working for both small and large manufacturers in the Northeast in the areas of production and shop floor control, quality, accounting and IT.  In 1994, Gene and Mark Lilly began the foundation for Synergy Resources with a common vision of delivering mission critical services to the manufacturing industry.  Gene became CEO recently with Mark Lilly leaving to devote full time efforts at Protected Flow Manufacturing.

3:00pm - 3:15pm Meeting Wrap-Up

Please be advised that the new $200.00 per year subscription rate applies. Second attendees from a member company are $60.00 per person. Non-members are $70.00 per meeting. Please bring either cash or cheque (make payable to Visual Manufacturing Canadian User Group).  We look forward to seeing you there!