Rhino World 2023

Barcelona, October 18-20

Rhino World 2023 is the official international event related to the Rhino and Grasshopper ecosystem, a gathering of all McNeel regions, worldwide resellers, trainers, industry partners, 3rd party developers, and expert users. the latest news about Rhino WIP, Rhino Inside, Rhino Compute, RhinoVR, Grasshopper, and food4Rhino.

Join us and learn more about state-of-the-art 3D Design, Analysis, Optimization, Engineering, and Fabrication. Get information on the Rhino and Grasshopper roadmap, 3rd party applications, and vertical markets. Meet the McNeel staff from all regional offices and industry experts at the conference sessions, discussions, masterclasses, and networking events (coffee, lunches, and dinners are included!).

Watch presentations and get hands-on with live software demonstrations from our exhibiting partners and solution providers in different fields: Architecture, Engineering, Product Design, Algorithmic Modeling, Jewelry, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Games engines, Visualization, 3D Printing, Robotic milling, Environmental Analysis, Optimization, Landscaping, Sculpture, and much more!

Learn about Rhino’s royalty-free Developer Tools, new Frameworks, and Ecosystem, including RhinoCommon, Python, rhino3dm, Rhino.Inside, Rhino Compute, Hops, Code Editor, Sub-D, Grasshopper 1.0 and 2, Package Manager and food4Rhino.

LOCATION

SOCIAL EVENTS

Event schedule

Wednesday

18

9.30 am – 1.00 pm

Check-in / Registration

Exhibition / Networking

1.00 pm – 2.15 pm

Lunch

Exhibition / Networking

2.15 pm – 4.00 pm

Welcome

McNeel Business Strategy

Product Roadmap

Sponsor

4.00 pm – 4.45 pm

Break

Exhibition / Networking

4.45 pm – 7.00 pm

Product Roadmap

Keynote Speaker

Sponsor

7.00 pm – 7.30 pm

Exhibition / Networking

7.30 pm – 10.00 pm

Dinner

Thursday

19

9.00 am – 10.30 am

New developer frameworks and tools

Guest speaker

10.30 am – 11.15 am

Break

Exhibition / Networking

11.30 am – 1.00 pm

Rhino 8 Masterclass

Keynote Speaker

Sponsor

1.00 pm – 2.15 pm

Lunch

Exhibition & Networking

2.15 pm – 4.00 pm

Rhino & GH Markets and Ecosystem

Sponsor

4.00 pm – 4.45 pm

Break

Exhibition & Networking

4.45 pm – 6.00 pm

Keynote

Sponsor

6.20 pm – 9.00 pm

Dinner

Friday

20

9.00 am – 10.30 am

Rhino & Gh markets and Ecosystem

Keynote Speaker

Sponsor

11.30 am – 1.00 pm

McNeel Regions

Where are the new opportunities

Sponsor

1.00 pm – 2.15 pm

Lunch

Exhibition & Networking

2.15 pm – 6.00 pm

Wrap-up

Exhibition & Networking

mcneel regions

Robert McNeel & Assoc.

North America and Pacific

McNeel Europe

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

McNeel Latin America

Southeast US and Latin America

McNeel Asia

Asian regional office

McNeel Korea

Korean regional office

GUEST SPEAKERS

Sara Kolata

bio

Sara Kolata is an architect and a digital transformation expert. Her mission is to raise the financial well-being of architects. She is a host of an Arch Talk: Tank show which serves as a platform for industry specialists to talk about business, marketing, and profitability in Architecture. Sara helps architects develop online businesses and create online courses. She also works as a business developer for medium to large-size architecture firms, helping them manage their finances and implement better client attraction strategies.

Aldo Sollazzo

bio

Aldo Sollazzo, an accomplished Italian entrepreneur and technologist, has established himself as a key figure in the fields of robotics, computer vision, and computational design. With a career marked by dedication and innovation, Sollazzo’s contributions have had a meaningful impact on these dynamic industries.

Since 2011, Sollazzo has held the position of CEO at Noumena, a forward-thinking company that leverages the power of computer vision and machine learning to delve into the complexities of spatial dynamics.

Nicoline van Enter

bio

Nicoline van Enter has more than 30 years of experience in all sides of the shoe industry. Currently, she is the founder and creative director of The Footwearists, the international platform for footwear innovation. She connects great minds and companies across all sections of the footwear supply chain from machine manufacturers, material suppliers, and brands to retailers, biotechnology, and software developers with the aim of creating meaningful innovation for people and the planet.

Aaron Porterfield

bio
Aaron Porterfield is an Industrial Designer focused on computational design and digital fabrication. He has worked in additive manufacturing for over 10 years, with Autodesk, FATHOM MFG, and is the founder of the design consultancy, F=F. He is also the developer of the Grasshopper plugin, Crystallon, for designing lattice structures.

WORLD resellers

3D ANZ

New Zealand

3D BASE

Austria

3D SOFTWARE

Netherlands

3DWS

Italy

A-NULL

Austria

ABACUS

Italy

CAD Academy

Greece

CAD Software Direct

United Kingdom

CadesignBase

Denmark

CADLANTIQUE

France

CADLINK

France

CIMSYSTEM

Italy

Design8

Netherlands

Digital Media

Czech Republic

Dimensio

Czech Republic

ECCOM

Estonia

FGA Mimarlik

Turkey

flexiCAD

Germany

FutureCompany

Denmark

HungaroCAD

Hungary

icreatia

Spain

LABIRENT

Turkey

LEMONDIM

Poland

Logis3D

Italy

MacroCad

Netherlands

Form2Fab

France

MARINESOFT

Sweden

MaterForma

Italy

Maveric

India

Medialogic Dubai

United Arab Emirates

MEDIASYS

United Arab Emirates

MK Europe

France

RhinoCenter

Turkey

NDAR

France

Neos 3D

France

Nosco Consultancy

Singapore

PAZ

Switzerland

picturetools

Germany

Pivot

Norway

ProGrupa

Poland

Rhino Master

Israel

Rhinocentre

Netherlands

Rhinoceroshop

Switzerland

RHINOFORYOU

France

Rinus Roelofs

Netherlands

SGI LAB

Italy

Shaper3d

China

Simply Rhino

United Kingdom

Soares de Sousa

Portugal

SPI ShipConstructor

United Arab Emirates

surface3d

Taiwan

SWISSRHINO

Switzerland

ThreeKC

Austria

VectraFORM

India

Visual Dream

Germany

ZEN

Italy

Program

gold sponsors

CHAOS

A world leader in 3D visualization technology.

Chaos develops 3D visualization technology for architecture, engineering, construction, product design, manufacturing, and media and entertainment. We create intuitive and powerful workflows for architects, artists, and designers in any industry.

Our research and development are leading the way toward a truly comprehensive end-to-end visualization ecosystem to meet the evolving needs of our customers. In 2022 Chaos merged with Enscape and acquired Cylindo. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, Chaos is now the largest global 3D visualization company, with more than 700 employees and offices worldwide.

spherene

spherene is a Zurich, Switzerland-based technology company and the pioneer behind the discovery of Adaptive Density Minimal Surface Technology (ADMS). Our groundbreaking research in ADMS has led to the recent release of the Public Beta of our signature product, sphereneRHINO, serving as a resourceful tool for innovators across a broad range of industries. These include computational design, footwear, orthopedics, automotive, aerospace, and space.

After introducing the concept of ADMS, we predominantly use the terms “Spherenes” and “Spherene” to describe the complex but highly efficient structures that this technology enables. Spherenes are designed for maximum material efficiency, making them particularly suitable for additive manufacturing applications.

Unreal Engine

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is an American company founded by CEO Tim Sweeney. The company is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, and has more than 40 offices worldwide.  connections. Epic develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation. With Unreal Engine, you can bring amazing real-time experiences to life using the world’s most advanced real-time 3D creation tool.
From first projects to the most demanding challenges, our free and accessible resources and inspirational community empower everyone to realize their ambitions.

Keyshot

KeyShot is a suite of 3D visualization tools preferred by industrial designers, graphic designers, engineers, CG specialists, photographers, and marketing professionals around the world.

KeyShot® is the first real-time ray tracing application that uses a physically correct render engine based on scientific research in the areas of scientifically accurate material representation and global illumination.

KeyShot’s intuitive software breaks down the complexity of making photo-realistic images and animations from 3D digital data.

Gravity Sketch

Gravity Sketch is an intuitive 3D design platform for cross-disciplinary teams to create immersively from the initial ideation stages, collaborate, and review in an entirely new way. Create immersively from the initial ideation stages of your process, and express initial ideas in 3D, at any scale, from concept sketches through to detailed 3D models. The tool has a wide variety of NURBS and SubD tools accessible in Virtual Reality with the use of motion-tracked controllers and supporting tablets. View and manage your designs on your desktop using the LandingPad cloud platform, and integrate Gravity Sketch within your end-to-end workflow.

ShapeDiver

ShapeDiver is an online platform that simplifies hosting and sharing Grasshopper files online. Rhinoceros 3D and Grasshopper are powerful design tools that hundreds of thousands of professionals use worldwide.

We provide the tools and scalable infrastructure to help you transform your library of Grasshopper files into powerful and shareable online applications.

Share the full power of your parametric design files with partners, clients, and other non-technical stakeholders wherever they are while protecting your IP.

Exhibiting Partners

MecSoft
MecSoft Corporation is a software company that specializes in developing computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software solutions. The company is known for providing affordable and user-friendly CAD/CAM software tools for various industries, including wood-working, mold making, prototyping, and various other manufacturing industries.

MecSoft’s software products are designed to help users create and optimize toolpaths for CNC machining to facilitate best of class manufacturing processes. Their most popular software products include RhinoCAM (a completely integrated CAM solution for Rhinoceros 3D) and VisualCAD/CAM (standalone CAD and CAM software suite).

datakit
DATAKIT  develops for over 30 years Technical Data interoperability solutions.
Datakit propose SDK solutions for software developers and converters for design offices to extract, convert, retrieve and exploit 2D and 3D technical data: 2D drawing, 3D B-rep, Mesh representation, parts / assemblies / attributes, colors, textures…, Product Manufacturing Information: PMI / FD&T / GDT/ Metadata, properties.
Integrated plugins for Rhino and attractive bundles including native and standard formats are available.

 

Bella
Bella is a state-of-the-ar spectral renderer, built from the ground up to achieve unmatched speed and realism.

By adhering to a physics-based approach, it not only produces truly photographic images, but does so with a predictability that both simplifies use, and enhances productivity.

The Bella for Rhino plugin brings this directly into Rhino 6, 7, or 8, on Windows or MacOS (on Intel or Apple Silicon). There are very few new settings to learn, as the plugin automatically translates Rhino’s render settings, materials, environments, and so forth.

madCAM
madCAM AB is a family-owned company that specializes in the development of advanced easy-to-use computer-aided manufacturing-software (CAM-software). The development is within our own moldmaking division, ensuring immediate and practical feedback!

madCAM AB develops and distributes CAM-software worldwide, providing solutions for the tooling, metal-fabrication, plastic and woodworking industries.

Asuni
Since its foundation in 1993, Asuni’s goal has been to provide software and new technologies and give support to design professionals specialized in Architecture, Engineering, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, and related industries. During these years, Asuni has become a company group, the most important being Asuni Soft (commercial names are Asuni CAD and icreatia) and McNeel Europe.
Asuni is the developer of VisualARQ, a Flexible BIM solution for Rhino, and Lands Design, a landscape design solution for Rhino and AutoCAD.
The company’s funding, for investigation and development of new software, as well as for infrastructure and staff, has been raised from retained earnings.
Studio 3DX
Studio 3DX stands at the forefront of innovation as a 3D model visualization platform that transforms client presentations. With effortless sharing of intricate 3D designs online, Studio 3DX empowers designers to display complex projects vividly, without the need for any specific software or equipment. Studio 3DX brings stakeholders together in a shared 3D environment, complete with video and audio engagement, creating an interactive presentation like no other.
Veesus
Powerful Point Cloud Solutions.

3D scan data is often so massive and complex that it’s hard to store, view, and work with.

From the very start, our mission has been to remove the difficulties surrounding the use of Point Cloud data, by providing products that are at the forefront of technology, never standing still and available to any user.

Over the years we have created a complete eco-system of products that allow you to capture, share, engineer, and present. Utilising a highly efficient file format allows us to break down many common barriers to Point Cloud exploitation. All of this is available using a simple affordable monthly subscription.

3Dconnexion
3Dconnexion is a pioneering company specializing in innovative 3D devices that revolutionize your CAD workflows. Our powerful, research-based hardware offers an unparalleled experience for design and engineering professionals. With a focus on precision and ergonomics, and optimized for over 300 software applications, 3Dconnexion’s devices enable smooth navigation and manipulation of 3D models, making complex tasks in CAD and 3D modeling faster and more intuitive. Explore our product range at the event to discover how 3Dconnexion improves ergonomics and efficiency in your workplace.
Rhino Terrain
Founded in 2008 by experts in geomatics and computer graphics, RhinoTerrain was the winner of iLAB 2008, a French national competition for innovative technology companies.

For 15 years, we have been committed to providing innovative solutions using the brilliant 3D modeller Rhinoceros.
We develop a range of software dedicated to 3D geomodelling to meet the needs of different application areas: GIS, Civil Engineering, 3D Engineering, Photogrammetry and Solar Calculation.

CrossBytes
CrossBytes embodies advanced 3D design excellence. CrossGems artfully reimagines jewelry design, combining elegance with intuitive user engagement. In contrast, CrossDesign stands as a distinctive bridge, uniquely linking Rhino’s robustness with Grasshopper’s subtleties, a synergy previously unattained. Our vision: to continuously elevate design sophistication and champion unparalleled creative efficiency.
Packhunt
The Packhunt platform helps accelerate the digitization of the construction industry via its developer platform and the first-ever marketplace focused on digital construction solutions.

Packhunt is a construction-tech company, based in Amsterdam, digitizing the construction industry to make the way we build our environment smarter and more efficient.

With Packhunt you can create web apps from Grasshopper definitions without code and share and sell them online.

VIKTOR
VIKTOR is a game-changer in app development, empowering engineers and architects to effortlessly build cutting-edge web apps. With our platform, you can automate workflows, collaborate, centralize and distribute data, models, and analyses, making it the ultimate tool for all your projects. VIKTOR is to unlock your team’s full potential with Cloud-Based Collaboration, Friendly UIs, Advanced AI algorithms for best solutions, and Interoperability in a wide range of software like: BIM, CAD and Finite Element Modelling.