What are Dynamaniacs and why are they coming to Edmonton and Calgary?

The Dynamaniacs of Calgary and Edmonton, or DoC & DoE for short, are Dynamo user groups that will allow people that are interested in Dynamo, at any level, a place to get together and discuss all things Dynamo.

While DoC & DoE are being called “Dynamo” user groups, the plan is to not restricted them to just Dynamo topics, but expand them over time to include related Design Technology topics like Iterative Design (ID), Generative Design (GD), Computational Design (CD), Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR) to name a few.

Let’s go back to the beginning, and find out why Dynamaniac? The first time I heard someone use Dynamaniac was while listening to an episode of the BIMThoughts podcast, it was a term that Bill Debevc came up with for his newly formed work Dynamo user group. Near the end of that episode, Bill said that if you wanted to learn more about Dynamo you should start a “Dynamaniacs” in your area. This idea of starting a…

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