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The Premier Gathering
For KeyShot Users AROUND the World!

KeyShot World returns to Southern California! On March 16-17, 2020, join us at the Paséa Hotel & Spa, Huntington Beach for two days of expert training and workshops to hone your visual creation abilities and improve your KeyShot skills.

KeyShot World 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 takes place at the Paséa Hotel & Spa, just off the Pacific Coast Highway.

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KeyShot World 2020 Speakers

KeyShot World Agenda

The preliminary KeyShot World agenda is available below. Registration will available Sunday, March 15th through Tuesday, March 17th. Speaker presentations, training, and workshops will take place on both days, March 16th and 17th. Event registration covers the entire two days with access to everything at the conference, including keynotes and evening reception.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

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

Monday, March 16, 2020

Agenda speakers and session times subject to change
Registration / Breakfast
(Sapphire – Pre-Function Area)
8:30 – 9:30Registration / Breakfast
Morning Session
(Sapphire Ballroom)
9:30 – 11:45Welcome & Introduction
Design & Innovation at Pepsi utilizing KeyShot
Jacob Fine / PepsiCo
Diary of a Wimpy Package Designer
George Olarte / Spin Master
Tech Talk: KeyShot 9
Henrik Wann Jensen / Luxion
What’s New in KeyShot 9
Ryan Levy / Luxion
Lunch
(Ocean Lawn & Terrace)
11:45 – 1:00Lunch / Refreshments
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 1)
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 2)
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 3)
1:00 – 2:00Building and Managing Your Digital Twin
Brad Adelmann & Tim Feher / KeyShot Studios
Animation Essentials
Will Gibbons / Will Gibbons Design
KeyShot Essentials
Ryan Levy / Luxion
2:00 – 2:30Break
2:30 – 3:304 Years of Client Work
Esben Oxholm / Esben Oxholm Freelance
Materials Advanced
Karim Merchant / Luxion
Material Essentials
Ryan Levy / Luxion
3:30 – 4:00Break
4:00 – 5:00End-to-End Design
Richard Funnell / DSGN+skills
Lighting Advanced
Will Gibbons / Will Gibbons Design
Lighting Essentials
Karim Merchant / Luxion
5:00 – 5:30Break
5:30 – 6:30
Guest Keynote
Frank Stephenson / Frank Stephenson Design
Reception
(The Blue Room)
6:30 – 8:30KeyShot Reception & Networking Party
Exhibition Area
(Sapphire – Pre-Function Area)
8:00 AM – 5:30 PMExhibition Area / KeyShot Render Bar

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Agenda speakers and session times subject to change
Registration / Breakfast
(Sapphire – Pre-Function Area)
7:30 – 8:30Registration / Breakfast
Morning Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 1)
Morning Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 2)
Morning Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 3)
8:30 – 9:30Lighting Essentials
Karim Merchant / Luxion
End-to-End Design
Richard Funnell / DSGN+skills
KeyShot Advanced Pro
Ryan Levy / Luxion
9:30 – 10:00Break
10:00 – 11:00KeyVR Essentials
Jesper Mosegaard / Luxion
KeyShot Advanced Pro
Ryan Levy / Luxion
Lighting Advanced
Will Gibbons / Will Gibbons Design
11:00 – 11:30Break
11:30 – 12:30Animation Essentials
Will Gibbons / Will Gibbons Design
Building and Managing Your Digital Twin
Brad Adelmann & Tim Feher / KeyShot Studios
Materials Advanced
Karim Merchant / Luxion
Lunch
(Ocean Lawn & Terrace)
12:30 – 1:30Lunch / Refreshments
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 1)
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 2)
Afternoon Workshops
(Sapphire Ballroom 3)
1:30 – 2:30KeyShot Export: For 3D Print and Web
Karim Merchant / Luxion
4 Years of Client Work
Esben Oxholm / Esben Oxholm Freelance
Animation Advanced
Ryan Levy / Luxion
2:30 – 3:00Break
3:00 – 4:00How Harley-Davidson Uses KeyShot for Visualization
Matthew Gueller / Harley-Davidson Motor Company
4:00 – 4:30Break
4:30 – 5:30Keynote
Henrik Wann Jensen / Luxion
8:00 AM – 5:30 PMExhibition Area / KeyShot Render Bar


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KeyShot World Workshops

The KeyShot World workshops are in-depth demonstrations on KeyShot capabilities and workflow, featuring industry experts and Luxion training specialists providing the insight you need to take your visuals to the next level.

A license of KeyShot is not required. However, if you plan to follow along on your own laptop, KeyShot Pro will be used – a trial license may be requested at [email protected] 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

Building and Managing Your Digital Twin
Brad Adelmann & Tim Feher / KeyShot Studios
Learn the best practices to optimize the visualization creation process by building an infrastructure that will help you prepare, manage and use existing 3D assets for multiple use cases from concept to project completion.
Animation Essentials
Will Gibbons / Will Gibbons Design
Unlock the power KeyShot animation with this essential class. Learn how to animate Parts, Materials and Cameras with the Animation Wizard and make easy adjustments to make your designs come to life.
KeyShot Essentials
Ryan Levy / Luxion
A tour of the KeyShot interface and the tools you need to create exciting renders. We walk you through everything you need to establish a workflow and get started quickly.

Monday, 2:30 – 3:30

4 Years of Client Work
Esben Oxholm / Esben Oxholm Freelance
Real life challenges and solutions: Learn how Esben Oxholm has used KeyShot and additional tools to meet complex customer requirements, covering topics such as advanced materials, deformation and animations.
Materials Advanced
Karim Merchant / Luxion
Take your materials to the next level with this advanced session. Topics include using the Material Graph, acquiring scanned materials and how to use RealCloth, introduced with KeyShot 9.
Material Essentials
Ryan Levy / Luxion
Discover how easy it is to acquire, manage and modify KeyShot materials with this essential class. Learn about all the materials types included with KeyShot, how to access materials from the Cloud and the basics of the Material Graph.

Monday, 4:00 – 5:00

End-to-End Design with KeyShot
Richard Funnell / DSGN+skills
Learn how to use KeyShot as an effective decision making tool across the design process. Covering topics such as how to effectively communicate ideas from digital sketching to 3D modeling/rendering, quickly exploring multiple variations of an idea and how to get “easy wins” out of KeyShot for a designer under deadlines.
Lighting Advanced
Will Gibbons / Will Gibbons Design
Take your lighting skills to the next level with this advanced session. Learn how to best utilize the different Light Source Material Types in KeyShot to generate the perfect mood and highlights. Other topics include animating lights and custom presets
Lighting Essentials
Karim Merchant / Luxion
Explore the capabilities of lighting in KeyShot with this essential class. Learn how the Lighting tab provides basic presets to quickly apply global light settings, as well as how to acquire and use High-dynamic-range imaging (HDRI’s) to represent the physically accurate lighting of an interior or exterior space.

Tuesday, 8:30 – 9:30

Lighting Essentials
Karim Merchant / Luxion
Explore the capabilities of lighting in KeyShot with this essential class. Learn how the Lighting tab provides basic presets to quickly apply global light settings, as well as how to acquire and use High-dynamic-range imaging (HDRI’s) to represent the physically accurate lighting of an interior or exterior space.
End-to-End Design with KeyShot
Richard Funnell / DSGN+skills
Learn how to use KeyShot as an effective decision making tool across the design process. Covering topics such as how to effectively communicate ideas from digital sketching to 3D modeling/rendering, quickly exploring multiple variations of an idea and how to get “easy wins” out of KeyShot for a designer under deadlines.
KeyShot Advanced Pro
Ryan Levy / Luxion
This is the Black Diamond run of KeyShot sessions. Ryan Levy will guide users through using Studios, Model Sets and Multi-materials to create files that provides maximum flexibility and horsepower for designers, including how to publish configurations for KeyShot Viewer and Web.

Tuesday, 10:00 – 11:00

KeyVR Essentials
Jesper Mosegaard / Luxion
Enter the world of VR and learn about Luxion’s newest product, KeyVR, with Jesper Mosegaard. Topics will cover how to get CAD assets into KeyShot and KeyVR, best practices for scene organization, the basic features of KeyVR and a peak at the future development roadmap.
KeyShot Advanced Pro
Ryan Levy / Luxion
This is the Black Diamond run of KeyShot sessions. Ryan Levy will guide users through using Studios, Model Sets and Multi-materials to create files that provides maximum flexibility and horsepower for designers, including how to publish configurations for KeyShot Viewer and Web.
Lighting Advanced
Will Gibbons / Will Gibbons Design
Take your lighting skills to the next level with this advanced session. Learn how to best utilize the different Light Source Material Types in KeyShot to generate the perfect mood and highlights. Other topics include animating lights and custom presets

Tuesday, 11:30 – 12:30

Animation Essentials
Will Gibbons / Will Gibbons Design
Unlock the power KeyShot animation with this essential class. Learn how to animate Parts, Materials and Cameras with the Animation Wizard and make easy adjustments to make your designs come to life.
Building and Managing Your Digital Twin
Brad Adelmann & Tim Feher / KeyShot Studios
Learn the best practices to optimize the visualization creation process by building an infrastructure that will help you prepare, manage and use existing 3D assets for multiple use cases from concept to project completion.
Materials Advanced
Karim Merchant / Luxion
Take your materials to the next level with this advanced session. Topics include using the Material Graph, acquiring scanned materials and how to use RealCloth, introduced with KeyShot 9.

Tuesday, 1:30 – 2:30

KeyShot Export: For 3D Print and Web
Karim Merchant / Luxion
Uncover how easy it is to export from KeyShot with this essential class. Topics include 3D Printing, KeyShot Viewer and preparing files for the web with XR and glTF.
4 Years of Client Work
Esben Oxholm / Esben Oxholm Freelance
Real life challenges and solutions: Learn how Esben Oxholm has used KeyShot and additional tools to meet complex customer requirements, covering topics such as advanced materials, deformation and animations.
Animation Advanced
Ryan Levy / Luxion
Go beyond the turntable to give your animation the edge it needs to captivate your audience. Learn all about animation properties, how to make use of camera switch events, pivots, use custom curves and more.

KeyShot RenderWorld Speakers

Special Guest Keynote
Frank Stephenson

Frank Stephenson

Design Director

As one of the world’s most renowned and influential designers today, Frank Stephenson began his career in 1986 after graduating from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

Frank designed the dramatic Ferrari FXX and the McLaren P1 hypercar. He re-booted the MINI for a new generation at BMW. He modernized the iconic Fiat 500 while keeping its ultra-Italian urban appeal for a global market. In a remarkable career spanning over 30 years, Stephenson has led design teams at Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Lancia, Mini and McLaren.

Frank is a born designer and design is included in everything he does. He constantly sees design all around him – his mind never rests, always thinking of a better way.

Keynote Details

Jacob Fine

Jacob Fine
PepsiCo
Associate Design Manager

A versatile designer with experience in Product Design, Retail Experience Creation and Packaging, Jacob Fine is currently leading design across PepsiCo’s Energy portfolio, from product re-brands to greenfield projects. Jacob’s unique experience in using KeyShot across all aspects of design, from product ideation to immersive brand experiences began at AT&T and Target, before joining Pepsi in 2015.

Session Details

Matthew Gueller

Matthew Gueller
Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Senior Surface Designer

A Class A Surface Designer with over 20 years of experience and multiple patents, Matthew Gueller has used every tool of the trade while designing for the legendary Harley-Davidson in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. From the ideation stage – utilizing 3D printing, VR and clay models in order to perfect a design – all the way through to final, photorealistic renderings and animations for marketing, Matthew has touched upon every facet of development needed to bring a new motorcycle to market. His customer presentation at this year’s KeyShot World will be an inspiring look into some of the unique design insights and technical processes he has refined over the years.

Session Details

George Olarte

George Olarte
Spin Master, Inc.
Staff Designer —Visual Branding: Boys

George Olarte has been a graphic designer for over 20 years, designing for major entertainment companies like Upper Deck Entertainment, Nickelodeon and Disney. George is currently leading the packaging team for Boys Intellectual property brands at Spin Master. George has touched almost all of Spin Masters diverse product categories, Zoobles, Stratego, Meccano/Erector, PAW Patrol, and Bakugan. His customer presentation at this year’s KeyShot World will be an entertaining journey into how KeyShot revolutionized his packaging design process.

Session Details

Esben Oxholm

Esben Oxholm
Esben Oxholm Freelance
Freelance CG Artist / Lighting Designer

If you work with KeyShot, you know the work of Esben Oxholm. Esben is a gifted CGI artist who creates marketing images and animations for major brands around the globe. In addition to his freelance work, Esben also shares a wealth of KeyShot knowledge in videos and tutorials covering essential skills to advanced animations online. Esben began his career with a Bachelor’s degree in Product Design Engineering and a Master’s degree in Lighting Design before going full time on visualizations.

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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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Brad Adelmann

Brad Adelmann
KeyShot Studios
Director of Creative Services

Starting out as a professional photographer, Brad Adelman mastered rendering, animation and motion graphics in short order, realizing that CG would soon take over the marketing world. As one of the initial Visualization Designers at Armstrong-White, Brad brought his photographers eye to 3D product renderings by harnessing the power and ease of use of KeyShot throughout his creative process, driving CG adoption across the company. Brad has recently teamed up with industry veteran Tim Feher to lead KeyShot Studios, as Director of Creative Services, providing custom services to firms looking to augment or out source their existing visualization needs.

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Tim Feher

Tim Feher
KeyShot Studios
Director of Creative Services

A CG veteran from the automotive world, Tim Feher has lead creative teams in every aspect of visualization, from concept art to final marketing imagery, learning every tool on the market along the way. As Creative Lead for Chrysler/Fiat, Tim was an early adopter of KeyShot and has been producing stunning images ever since. Tim has recently brought his 20+ years of industry experience to KeyShot Studios as Director of Creative Services, providing custom services to firms looking to augment or out source their existing visualization needs.

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Richard Funnell

Richard Funnell
DSGN+skills
Co-Founder / ID Visualization & Workflow

Beginning his career as an industrial designer, Richard Funnell has worked with KeyShot in every aspect of product development. As the former Global Training Manager for Luxion, Richard literally wrote the book on how to get the most out of KeyShot, traveling to major customers around the globe to enhance their skills. Richard has since ventured to the Apple Special Projects Group before branching out on his own. Since 2019 his client list includes companies such as Nuro, Samsung, Fitbit, CeramicSpeed, and more. He is a co-founder of DSGN+skills, a conference hosting masterclass level workshops for top professionals to sharpen their design skills.

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Will Gibbons

Will Gibbons
Will Gibbons Design
Principal Designer

As an independent designer focused on product visuals, Will Gibbons uses his vast knowledge of KeyShot to help clients guide their inventions to market, through visual storytelling with final renderings & animation. As a former Global Training Specialist at Luxion, Will has traveled extensively educating major firms such as Bose, Dell, 3M and Pepsi on how to create amazing visuals with KeyShot.

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Ryan Levy

Ryan Levy
Luxion
Global Training & Creative Specialist

As the Global Training & Creative Specialist, Ryan works with Luxion’s major customers to tailor their KeyShot training programs to meet the needs of their creative process. As a video and motion graphics specialist and long-time KeyShot user himself, Ryan is well versed in the best practices needed to create and manage a virtual asset pipeline. Ryan joined Luxion in 2019 after serving in multiple creative roles at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

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Karim Merchant

Karim Merchant
Luxion
Creative Specialist

A recent Product Design graduate of ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, Karim Merchant is the latest addition to the Luxion team, joining as a Creative Specialist focused on developing learning content across all Luxion media platforms with the goal of further empowering KeyShot users. Karim is proficient in the product development process, CAD asset creation and visualization, and has extensive experience in rapid prototyping and material scanning.

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Jesper Mosegaard

Jesper Mosegaard
Luxion
Director of Products

Jesper Mosegaard is Director of Products at Luxion, leading the product development 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 the fantastic developers, UX’ers and testers at Luxion. Jesper has a PhD in Computer Science from Aarhus University from 2006 and has completed an executive education program from Harvard Business School in 2014. Before joining Luxion in 2017, Jesper was head of the Visual Computing Lab at the Alexandra Institute and Assistant Professor at Aarhus University.

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KeyShot World Location

March 16-17, 2020
Huntington Beach, California
Paséa Hotel & Spa
21080 Pacific Coast Hwy Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Discounted room rates have been arranged at the Paséa for all conference attendees. Please use the link below to reserve your room(s). Availability is limited, so please place your booking 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.
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KeyShot World General Admission

$695.00  

Your KeyShot World 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.

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