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The International KeyShot Conference on 3D Rendering and Interactive Visuals

Join us May, 21-22, 2018 in sunny, Southern California at the Paséa Hotel & Spa, Huntington Beach for two full days of sessions and workshops to stretch your abilities and build your KeyShot expertise.

KeyShot RenderWorld features KeyShot users from companies around the world, as well as technical sessions and hands-on workshops hosted by Luxion’s product and training experts that cover KeyShot workflow, material creation, lighting, animation and much more.

In addition, this event provides plenty of opportunities to network, learn from others, interact and connect with Luxion’s partners to experience products and offerings to take your productivity to the next level.

The event will be held at the Paséa Hotel & Spa, just off the Pacific Coast Highway.

Speakers include KeyShot users from:

KeyShot RenderWorld Agenda

The KeyShot RenderWorld agenda has been finalized! Please see times and locations below for all morning sessions and afternoon workshops. (See the Workshop tab for more details on each Workshop.) Event registration covers the entire two days with access to everything listed on the agenda, including keynotes and evening reception.

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Registration
(Sapphire – Pre-Function Area)
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM Registration

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Agenda speakers and session times subject to change
Registration / Breakfast
(Sapphire – Pre-Function Area)
7:30 – 8:30 Registration / Breakfast
Main Session
(Sapphire Ballroom)
8:30 – 10:30 Welcome & Introduction
Product & Brand Development Workflow Using KeyShot
Benny Lee / Coca-Cola
Using KeyShot to Create Longer Engagements
Mike James / Thomas Burke & Others
Fitbit From Concept to Production Visuals
Justin Williams / Fitbit
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00 Special Customer Presentation
Derek Cicero & Rex Roberts / Luxion
Lunch
(Sapphire – Pre-Function Area)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch / Refreshments
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 1)
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 2)
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 3)
1:00 – 2:00 Lighting Masterclass
Esben Oxholm / Esben Oxholm Freelance
Interactive VR with KeyShot
Jesper Mosegaard / Luxion
Advanced Animation Techniques in KeyShot
Will Gibbons / Luxion
2:00 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 3:30 Lighting Masterclass
Esben Oxholm / Esben Oxholm Freelance
Using KeyShot Configurator for Design Collaboration
Rex Roberts / Luxion
Advanced Animation Techniques in KeyShot
Will Gibbons / Luxion
3:30 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:00 Harnessing the Power of KeyShot Network Rendering
Bruno Ferriera / Luxion
Mastering Material Management
Dries Vervoort / Luxion
The Art of Workflow
Will Gibbons / Luxion
5:00 – 5:30 Break
5:30 – 6:30
Keynote – Jeff Hoefer / Google
Reception
(Sapphire – Pre-Function Area)
6:30 – 8:30 KeyShot Reception & Networking Party
Exhibition Area
(Sapphire – Pre-Function Area)
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Exhibition Area / KeyShot Render Bar

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Agenda speakers and session times subject to change
Registration / Breakfast
(Sapphire – Pre-Function Area)
7:30 – 8:30 Registration / Breakfast
Main Session
(Sapphire Ballroom)
8:30 – 10:30 Welcome & Introduction
Helping Customers Envision the KI Furniture Solution
Jennifer Burke / KI
Using KeyShot to Develop CMF Solutions and Design Concepts
Seth Rumsey / Lenovo
KeyShot Workflows to Save Time, Reduce Waste and Make Better Decisions
Justin Schlothauer / Under Armour
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00
Keynote – Scott Wilson / MNML
Lunch
(Sapphire – Pre-Function Area)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch / Refreshments
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 1)
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 2)
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 3)
1:00 – 2:00 The Art of Workflow
Will Gibbons / Luxion
Using KeyShot Configurator for Design Collaboration
Rex Roberts / Luxion
Advanced Material Creation Using the KeyShot Material Graph
Esben Oxholm / Esben Oxholm Freelance
2:00 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 3:30 Everything About Material & Render Settings
Dries Vervoort / Luxion
Customer Technical Spotlight: A Workflow for Large-Scale Visual Creation Using KeyShot
David Merz / Armstrong White
3:30 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:00 Everything About Material & Render Settings
Dries Vervoort / Luxion
Customer Technical Spotlight: How to Build Photorealistic Materials from Scratch using KeyShot
Tim Zarki / MNML
5:00 – 5:30 Break
5:30 – 6:30 KeyShot 8 Preview / Q&A
Henrik Wann Jensen / Luxion
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Exhibition Area / KeyShot Render Bar

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KeyShot RenderWorld Speakers

Special Guest & Keynote
Jeff Hoefer

Jeff Hoefer
Google
Head of Digital Imaging for Google Brand and Hardware

Jeff’s career spans almost four decades in working with some of the top design firms and companies in Silicon Valley. Graduating with an art degree, Jeff’s career started as a model maker in 1980 at Atari, moved into master surfacing and rendering in the early 90’s working at Lunar Design, then joining the Apple ID group, and currently is the head of the Digital Imaging Team for Google Brand and Hardware. His experiences over these years have taught him the high value and power of visualization, starting at the early stages of product development, and how to leverage those assets thru to packaging and marketing of products.

Keynote Details

Special Guest & Keynote
Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson
MNML
Founder and Principal Designer

Scott Wilson is a serial design entrepreneur and founder of MNML, a globally recognized product design, engineering and brand incubation firm in Chicago. One of the most respected hands-on designers in the industry, Wilson has the elusive ability to consistently deliver products to market that combine inspiring aesthetics with meaningful narrative connecting both rationally and emotionally with users. Through MINIMAL, Wilson balances consulting for design-centric Fortune 500 brands with his intense passion for self-manufacturing and entrepreneurial.

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Jennifer Burke

Jennifer Burke
KI
CAD Training Specialist

Jennifer Burke is a CAD Training Specialist at KI where she guides Designers and Engineers on product space planning, company processes and renderings. Jennifer started her career at KI shortly after graduating from ITT with an Associate Degree in Drafting and Design and has been with the company for 12 years. Jennifer taught herself KeyShot and has learned how to optimize KI’s workflow to get the most benefit from the software. When Jennifer isn’t using KeyShot, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their new puppy. Travelling for work and pleasure are a close second.

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Bruno Ferriera

Bruno Ferriera
Luxion
QA Analyst, Manager, CSM

Bruno Ferriera is the QA and Tech Support Manager at Luxion Inc. He strives to maximize the efficiency in their workflows and to improve the quality of their products; always keeping the customer well-informed and in the loop.

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Will Gibbons

Will Gibbons
Luxion
Global Training Specialist

Will Gibbons is the Global Training Specialist at Luxion, makers of KeyShot. Previously, he performed various design roles in the cycling industry as well as an independent product design consultant. While at Luxion, he’s worked with teams in the automotive, health care, technology, fashion, manufacturing and food industries.

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Mike James

Mike James
Thomas Burke & Others
Principal

Mike James is the principal of Thomas Burke & Others (TB&O), a studio specializing in Product Photography, CGI, Animation and Retouching. Mr. James has led TB&O in creating successful collaboration with their clients and capturing the entirety of the design process. He is also a Commercial Photographer, specializing in Black and White Photography. His work can be summed up in a fascination with the details.

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Henrik Wann Jensen

Henrik Wann Jensen
Luxion
Co-founder & Chief Scientist

Henrik Wann Jensen is the Chief Scientist at Luxion, makers of KeyShot, and professor at the Computer Graphics Laboratory at the University of California at San Diego. His research is focused on realistic image synthesis, global illumination, rendering of natural phenomena, and appearance modelling. His contributions to computer graphics include the photon mapping algorithm for global illumination, and the first technique for efficiently simulating subsurface scattering in translucent materials. He is the author of “Realistic Image Synthesis using Photon Mapping,” AK Peters 2001.

He has rendered images that have appeared on the covers of the National Geographic Magazine and the SIGGRAPH proceedings. He previously worked at Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Weta, Pixar, and at mental images. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Technical University of Denmark. He is the recipient of an Academy Award (Technical Achievement Award) from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for pioneering research in rendering translucent materials. He also received a Sloan Fellowship, and was selected as one of the top 10 scientists by Popular Science magazine.

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Benny Lee

Benny Lee
Coca-Cola Company
3D Design Lead

Benny Lee is in charge of 3D design at The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Georgia. As a graduate from The Georgia Institute of Technology, with a degree in industrial design, he has worked on lifestyle accessories and film projects prior to Coca-Cola. For the past four years he has worked on consumer facing products for the Coca-Cola Freestyle team, retail space design, as well as 3D workflow that accelerates the product to market process within the design department.

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David Merz

David Merz
Armstrong White
Senior Designer of Visualization

David Merz is the Senior Designer of Visualization at Armstrong-White Chicago. As self-proclaimed Keyshot’s biggest fan since 2014, he leverages his experience as a photographer, graphic designer, and visualization artist to create photo-realistic assets for clients such as Lenovo, Motorola, Jim Beam, Anheuser Busch Inbev and others. His product visualization workflow promotes a combination of ‘thinking like a photographer’ and brand-centric strategy. He believes Keyshot is the foundation for creating a high-quantity of assets while being able to maintain a high degree of quality and consistency resulting in undeniable value for his clients over traditional means. Aside from CG, he can talk all day about hockey, coffee, cooking, camping, biking, ping-pong, and foosball.

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Jesper Mosegaard

Jesper Mosegaard
Luxion
Director of Products

Jesper Mosegaard is Director of Products at Luxion, leading the software developers at Luxion. Jesper also contributes to R&D and is currently working on advancing real-time rendering and virtual reality. He enjoys solving challenges, developing software, and leading great software developers. Computer graphics has a special place in Jespers heart, and he has worked professionally in and around the field for over 15 years. Jesper has a PhD in Computer Science from Aarhus University and has completed an executive education program from Harvard Business School. Before joining Luxion in 2017 he was head of the Visual Computing Lab at the Alexandra Institute and Assistant Professor at Aarhus University.

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Esben Oxholm

Esben Oxholm
Esben Oxholm Freelance
Freelance CG Artist / Lighting Designer

Esben Oxholm is freelance CG Artist holding a bachelor in product design engineering and a master in lighting design. He has been using KeyShot for 5+ years and it is his main tool for creating images and animations for small local as well as large international product design companies. Besides creating visualizations himself, he also helps other to step up their KeyShot game. This happens through free tutorials and source files online and through on-site training at companies and design schools.

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Rex Roberts

Rex Roberts
Luxion
Lead User Experience Designer

Rex Roberts is the Lead User Experience Designer at Luxion Inc. and has been with the company for six years. He leverages his degree in Industrial Design from California State University, Long Beach by taking an empathetic approach to problem solving and optimizing the KeyShot experience.

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Seth Rumsey

Seth Rumsey
Lenovo
Senior CMF Designer

Seth Rumsey is Senior CMF Designer at Lenovo in Morrisville, NC, working previously at HTC Innovation Ameraica and Sony Ericsson. He is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design serving afterward as a Commisioned Officer in the US Navy.

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Justin Schlothauer

Justin Schlothauer
Under Armour
Senior 3D Industrial Design and Engineering Manager

Justin Schlothauer has been part of the design and engineering team at Under Armour for over a decade where he has seen both the growth of the company worldwide and leads the transition of their visualization workflow. Justin uniquely falls between Design and Engineering realms with a background in each. He is a 3D nut with extensive knowledge in the industry in the areas of Rendering, Modeling, 3D printing, Strategy and Training. Justin loves his family, sports, technology and drums. He is also car and motorcycle gearhead to the core.

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Justin Williams

Justin Williams
Fitbit
Senior Industrial Design Visualizer

At Fitbit, Justin leads the visualization of product imagery, from early-stage concepts to final consumer-facing marketing materials across web, print, and packaging. As a CG artist over the last two decades Justin’s work spans broadcast graphics for television, visual effects for film and commercials, and product visualization. His range of work has included designing live concert visuals for Madonna, animating promos, from Powerpuff Girls to Pokemon, for “Kids’ WB!” and launching the PS4 on a 4-story tall screen at E3. He is a graduate of Art Center College of Design. When he’s not in front of a screen, he puts his DSLR to work shooting time-lapse photography, and fires up the stovetop to perfect his homemade Swedish glögg recipe.

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Tim Zarki

Tim Zarki
MNML
Design and Advanced Visualization Lead

Tim Zarki is a passionate designer from Southern California, with a BSDES in Industrial Design from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. He is currently the Design and Advanced Visualization Lead for MNML in San Francisco, where he brings a broad set of skills and passions to his work. Tim has done projects within the realms of industrial design, 3D concept design, motion design, graphic design, UI/UX design, generative design, and web design. He devotes much of his time to broadening his horizons in the design industry, learning new tools, mastering old ones, and exploring disciplines outside his comfort zone.

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Thank you to the KeyShot RenderWorld Sponsors!

HP

HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze. More information about HP Inc. is available at www.hp.com


X-Rite

Founded in 1958, X-Rite Incorporated is a global leader in the science and technology of color and appearance. With its wholly owned subsidiary Pantone, X-Rite is the expert in blending the art and science of color, providing complete end-to-end color management solutions for our clients. More information is available at www.xrite.com.


AMD

For more than 45 years AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics and visualization technologies. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work and play. For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit www.amd.com.


3D Off The Page

3D Off the Page offers powerful render farm capabilities to KeyShot users. The 360 core render farms are built exclusively for rendering KeyShot files. And unlike other rendering services, each project gets full control of the render farm. By running only one project at a time, your KeyShot renderings finish much faster than your hardware can and allows you to keep working on other projects. For more information, visit www.3dotp.com.


AMD

Stanley Black & Decker, an S&P 500 and FORTUNE 500 company, is the world’s leading provider of tools and storage, the world’s second-largest commercial electronic security company, and a leading engineered fastening systems provider, with unique growth platforms in the Oil & Gas and Infrastructure industries. Well-known brands include: STANLEY, BLACK+DECKER, DEWALT, Porter-Cable, Bostitch, Facom, Mac Tools, Proto, Vidmar, Lista, and more. Learn more at www.stanleyblackanddecker.com.


3DConnexion

3Dconnexion® is the leading provider of award-winning devices for 3D design and visualization professionals. 3Dconnexion® products provide a more intuitive and natural way to interact with computer-generated 3D content and support today´s most popular and powerful mechanical engineering, media and entertainment and architectural CAD applications. Learn more at www.3dconnexion.com.


Wacom

Founded in 1983, Wacom is a global company based in Japan (Tokyo Stock Exchange 6727) with subsidiaries and affiliate offices around the world to support marketing and distribution in over 150 countries. Wacom’s vision to bring people and technology closer together through natural interface technologies has made it the world’s leading manufacturer of interactive pen tablets and displays as well as of digital styli and solutions for saving and processing digital signatures. For further information, please visit business.wacom.com.


GoPro

GoPro helps the world celebrate and share itself in immersive and exciting ways. GoPro, HERO, Karma, Quik, QuikStories and their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of GoPro, Inc. in the United States and other countries. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by GoPro is under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information, visit www.gopro.com.


Urban Armor Gear

Inspired by adrenaline-fueled outdoor adventures throughout Southern California, Urban Armor Gear (UAG) delivers mobile accessories and cases developed to survive rugged terrains while protecting your tech throughout any journey. Urban Armor Gear’s innovative and lightweight yet durable designs constantly evolve to provide urban adventurers and global thrill-seekers high-quality accessories to preserve the latest tech gear on the market, with the reassurance that their UAG mobile cases will perform in all extremes. For more information, visit www.urbanarmorgear.com.

Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Josh Mings at josh@luxion.com.

KeyShot RenderWorld Workshops

The afternoon workshops are in-depth demonstrations on KeyShot features and workflow. A license of KeyShot is not required. However, if you plan to follow along on your own laptop, KeyShot 7 Pro will be used – a trial license may be requested at sales@luxion.com prior to the conference. Content for the workshops will be provided upon registration. Overviews of each workshop are available below.

Workshop topics are tenative and subject to change.

Monday, 1:00 – 2:00

Lighting Masterclass
Esben Oxholm / Esben Oxholm Freelance
Get comfortable with creating image-based lighting and physical lighting and the advantages of each.
Interactive VR with KeyShot
Jesper Mosegaard / Luxion
See the upcoming VR capabilities in KeyShot and how to use it to quickly import and view your 3D models in rich, interactive VR.
Advanced Animation Techniques in KeyShot
Will Gibbons / Luxion
Learn how to use KeyShot Animation from path animations to camera and studio switch events to create the interactive visuals you need.

Monday, 2:30 – 3:30

Lighting Masterclass
Esben Oxholm / Esben Oxholm Freelance
Get comfortable with creating image-based lighting and physical lighting and the advantages of each.
Using KeyShot Configurator for Design Collaboration
Rex Roberts / Luxion
Unlock the power of the KeyShot Configurator to build powerful presentations and collaborate more effectively.
Advanced Animation Techniques in KeyShot
Will Gibbons / Luxion
Learn how to use KeyShot Animation from path animations to camera and studio switch events to create the interactive visuals you need.

Monday, 4:00 – 5:00

Harnessing the Power of KeyShot Network Rendering
Bruno Ferriera / Luxion
Accomplish more in less time by learning how to set up and use your own network rendering license.
Mastering Material Management
Dries Vervoort / Luxion
Learn how to manage in-scene material as well as libraries of shared or custom assets.
The Art of Workflow
Will Gibbons / Luxion
Refine the beginning-to-end process of building a KeyShot scene while taking advantage of time-saving techniques.

Tuesday, 1:00 – 2:00

The Art of Workflow
Will Gibbons / Luxion
Refine the beginning-to-end process of building a KeyShot scene while taking advantage of time-saving techniques.
Using KeyShot Configurator for Design Collaboration
Rex Roberts / Luxion
Unlock the power of the KeyShot Configurator to build powerful presentations and collaborate more effectively.
Advanced Material Creation Using the KeyShot Material Graph
Esben Oxholm / Esben Oxholm Freelance
Get a handle on how to build custom materials and take full advantage of KeyShot’s Material Graph.

Tuesday, 2:30 – 3:30

Everything About Material & Render Settings
Dries Vervoort / Luxion
Learn the ins and outs of KeyShot material settings and how to determine the appropriate values for specific render output.
Customer Technical Spotlight: A Workflow for Large-Scale Visual Creation Using KeyShot
David Merz / Armstrong White
Learn the workflow behind efficient scene setup using Model Sets and Multi-Materials in combination with Studios to excel your workflow and quickly queue up hundreds of renders a day.

Tuesday, 4:00 – 5:00

Everything About Material & Render Settings
Dries Vervoort / Luxion
Learn the ins and outs of KeyShot material settings and how to determine the appropriate values for specific render output.
Customer Technical Spotlight: How to Build Photorealistic Materials from Scratch using KeyShot
Tim Zarki / MNML
See the exact workflow for building photorealistic materials with subtle imperfections for high fidelity product rendering in KeyShot, making heavy use of the KeyShot Material Graph and KeyShot Advanced material.

KeyShot RenderWorld Location

May 21-22, 2018
Huntington Beach, California
Paséa Hotel & Spa
21080 Pacific Coast Hwy Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Note: All rooms at the Pasea are now taken. However, rooms are currently available at the The Waterfront Hilton (next door to the Pasea). Please use the following link to reserve your room. Availability is limited. Please book your hotel room soon.
Your stay includes Wi-Fi throughout the resort for all devices, one bottle of Trinitas Wine per room, per stay, in-room coffee and tea service with Keurig machines, access to thousands of online newspapers and magazines via Press Reader, and use of Hotel’s surfboard storage, beach cruisers, beach chairs, umbrellas, and beach towels.
How to get there

Thank you to our RenderWorld Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor
HP X-Rite

Exhibiting Sponsors
AMD 3D Off The Page

Product Sponsors
Stanley Black & Decker 3DConnexion Wacom
GoPro Urban Armor Gear

Register Today

Register now for the event that brings KeyShot users together from around the world! Your RenderWorld registration covers the entire event – two days of sessions and workshops, breakfast and lunch on both days, and includes keynote and evening reception.

KeyShot RenderWorld

$595.00

Your RenderWorld registration covers the entire event – two days of sessions and workshops, breakfast and lunch on both days, and includes the keynote and evening reception on the first day.

Have a group?
Get an additional 20% OFF for groups of three or more going to RenderWorld. Just add your tickets to the cart and proceed with the purchase – The discount price will show at checkout.

Bringing someone with you?
If you’re interested in bringing someone with you to the Keynote & Evening Reception, you may purchase a guest pass – Select the Keynote & Reception option and Add to Cart.

For hotel info and discount see Location or book your hotel room here.

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