• Programme Key:

  • PI Keynotes
  • Extended PLM
  • Digital Transformation
  • Business Enabled Innovation
  • NB: Focus Groups and Think Tanks are delegate only sessions.
Day 1: 27 February 2017
07:00
Delegate Registration

Lobby

07:50
Chairman's Opening Address

Room 1

Joe Barkai, Industry Consultant, Author and Speaker, Joe Barkai

08:00
PI Keynote: Welcome to the Future of Machine Learning and AI - Meet the iCub

Room 1

Giorgio Metta, Vice Scientific Director and iCub Facility Director, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

08:50
How Smart Factories Can Change the Textile Sourcing Caravan

Room 1

Joachim Hensch, Managing Director, Hugo Boss Textile Industries Ltd. , Turkey

Fostering Out-of-the-Box Innovation Through Cross Border Engagement and Collaboration

Room 2

Frank Hatzack, Head - Innovation Development, Novozymes

Standardising PLM Components to Streamline Processes and Ensure Business Strategy Alignment

Room 3

Guido Klette, Head - CAD/PLM, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH

Focus Group: Getting Started with IoT

Room 4

Mark Lenton, VP - Innovation, RS Components

09:30
A Full Digital Process for Product Definition and Downstream Applications Including Collaboration with Other OEMs

Room 1

Håkan Kårdén, CEO Eurostep Group, Eurostep

Eric Delaporte, Project Manager - PLM Collaboration Tools, Renault

PLM Transformation in Developing Markets

Room 3

Kirsten Gottschling , Vice President - Head of Standards & Commercial Engineering, Nordex

Adrian Reisch, Senior Manager, Advisory Services - PLM, Ernst & Young GmbH

10:10
Refreshment Break and Networking

Exhibition Hall

10:20
Pre-Arranged Meetings

Exhibition Hall

11:20
Benefits and Implementation of Additive Manufacturing

Room 1

Werner Stapela, Global Head - Additve Design & Manufacturing, Danfoss A/S

Responding to Digital Disruption and Realising the Prerequisites for Innovation

Room 2

Norbert Maleschitz, VP - R&D EMEA, Exide Technologies

PLM as a Business Asset – Perspectives from Husqvarna Group

Room 3

Björn Axling, VP - PLM & Development, Husqvarna Group

Focus Group: How to Integrate Plant, Product and Service Businesses in one PLM Concept?

Room 4

Sami Grönstrand, VP - Process & Operations Development, Outotec

Helena Gutiérrez, Director - PLM, Outotec

12:00
Real World Evidence and Big Data Analytics: Solutions and Applications for the Process Industry

Room 1

Abhimanyu Verma, Head - Real World Evidence & Big Data Solutions, Novartis

Justifying and Monetizing IoT Investments

Room 2

Joe Barkai, Industry Consultant, Author and Speaker, Joe Barkai

Focus Group: Implementing PLM in the Discrete Sector and Overcoming its Unique Challenges

Room 4

Chandru Narayan, Group Director - Engineering Tools & Processes, Crane Aerospace & Electronics

12:40
Extracting Value from Digital – Experience of Analytics, IoT and Digital Strategy from a Global Manufacturer

Room 1

Peter Stewart, CIO, TI Automotive

Innovation Garage / Accelerator at Johnson Controls - Finding the Right IoT Solutions to Create the Smart Buildings of Tomorrow

Room 2

Denis Canty, Head Technologist – IoT Strategy – Innovation Garage, Johnson Controls

How to use PLM to Enable Industry 4.0?

Room 3

Martin Eigner, Chair - Institute of Virtual Product Engineering, Technical University of Kaiserslautern

13:20
Networking Lunch

14:10
Case Study: Turning Data into Competitive Advantage

Room 1

Deborah Sherry, General Manager Europe, GE Digital Europe

Case Study: Enabling Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing with new Product Capabilities and Next Generation Development

Room 2

Frank Goenninger, Director, Deloitte Consulting

Case Study: Automated Generation of Machine Configuration Using XPLM’s EPLAN/Teamcenter Integration

Room 3

Michael Pfenning, PLM Consultant, XPLM Solution

Mariano Orozco, Electrical Hardware Engineering, Metso

14:50
Achieving Minimum Disruption: The Digital Transformation Vision

Room 1

Ali-Reza Moschtaghi, Global Head - IT Architecture & Governance, Semperit

Growing Through Market Disruption: Introducing Four-Wheel Mobile Plants

Room 2

Ernesto Ciorra, Head - Innovation & Sustainability, ENEL S.p.A.

How Supporting Enterprise-Wide Digital Transformation Affects PLM

Room 3

Jos Voskuil, Consultant, TacIT

15:30
Making IoT / Industry 4.0 Implementation a Success Through the Alignment of Culture, Technology, Strategy and People

Room 1

Heiko Witte, Head - Engineering Improvement & Quality, Rolls-Royce

Enabling and Maintaining Key Open Innovation Processes to Support Global Development

Room 2

Hannes Erler, Director - Open Innovation Networks, Swarovski

Examining the Interconnection Between PLM and Industry 4.0 Through the Digital Lab@HSR

Room 3

Felix Nyffenegger, Professor - CAx, PLM & Product Design, University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil

16:10
Refreshment Break and Networking

Exhibition Hall

16:20
Pre-Arranged Meetings

Exhibition Hall

17:20
PI Keynote: A New Age for Airships - Presenting the Airlander 10

Room 1

Chris Daniels, Head - Partnerships & Communications, Hybrid Air Vehicles

18:00
Chairman's Closing Remarks

Room 1

Joe Barkai, Industry Consultant, Author and Speaker, Joe Barkai

18:10
Networking Drinks

Exhibition Hall

Day 2: 28 February 2017
08:00
Think Tank: Entry point for IOT and Industry 4.0

Room 4

Uwe Leonhardt, CEO, Intelliact AG

Jens Byland, Strategic Consultant, Partner, Intelliact AG

Think Tank: Corporate Innovation Management Strategies

Room 5

Helmut Maier, CEO, Dr. Maier CSS GmbH+Co.KG

Think Tank: Interdisciplinary Product Development

Room 6

Marc Hutsch, PLM Consultant, XPLM Solution

09:00
Chairman's Opening Remarks

Room 1

Joe Barkai, Industry Consultant, Author and Speaker, Joe Barkai

09:10
PI Keynote: Exploring and Expanding the Role of Technology in Communicating with Today’s Digital Consumer

Room 1

Jonathan Chippindale, CEO, Holition

09:55
Bridging the Gap between the Physical and the Digital Business

Room 1

Christian Mastrodonato, Chief Technologist, Konica Minolta

Intrapreneurship: Enabling Innovation from Within

Room 2

Nicolas Bry, Senior VP - Innovation, Orange Vallée, Orange

PLM: The Foundation for Enterprise Digitalisation

Room 3

Peter Bilello, President, CIMdata

Focus Group: Examining the Challenges on the Road to Digitisation

Room 4

Dimitris Kiritsis, Professor of ICT - Sustainable Manufacturing, EPFL

Felix Nyffenegger, Professor - CAx, PLM & Product Design, University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil

10:35
Refreshment Break and Networking

Exhibition Hall

10:45
Pre-Arranged Meetings

Exhibition Hall

11:45
Case Study: Boosting the Value of PLM through Advanced Analytics Assessment

Room 1

Paul Heasman, Senior Director - Sales & Engineering, Autoliv

Chris Hind, PLM Principal Consultant, Tata Technologies, Tata Technologies

Case Study: Data Management to Drive Productivity and Profit in a World of Mergers and Acquisitions

Room 3

Emil Kacan, Director, Mercury PLM Business Development and Strategy , Mercury PLM Services

12:25
Harnessing the Power of IoT and Cloud Technology to Drastically Reduce Downtime and Transform Elevator Services

Room 1

Martin Hochheuser, Head of Research and IP Management, thyssenkrupp Elevator

Innovation Management in the Connected Age: Replacing the Crystal Ball with Predictive Analysis

Room 2

Armin Prommersberger, Senior VP Technology - Lifestyle Audio Division, HARMAN

Overcoming Integration Challenges - Outotec's Digital Journey

Room 3

Helena Gutiérrez, Director - PLM, Outotec

Sami Grönstrand, VP - Process & Operations Development, Outotec

13:05
Networking Lunch

Exhibition Hall

14:05
The Next Stage in Digital Transformation - Building up Data Analytics

Room 1

Nick Leeder, Director - PLM, SKF

Open Innovation 4.0 – How to Build Successful Innovation Ecosystems?

Room 2

Georg Oenbrink, Corporate Innovation, Evonik

Global Processes and Systems - A Journey of Digitisation

Room 3

Rafael Pahlke, Head - Global IT Processes & Applications, BENTELER Automobiltechnik

Focus Group: How to Think Differently about the Role of IoT in Your Organisation

Room 4

Joe Barkai, Industry Consultant, Author and Speaker, Joe Barkai

14:45
Internet of Things Applications in Defense: Research and Implementation of Intelligent Systems

Room 1

Markus Graswald, Head - Future Systems & System Simulation, TDW / MBDA Germany

Closed Loop Lifecycle Management: Concepts and Technologies for Closing Information Loops within the Product Lifecycle to Create the Foundation of a Digital Enterprise

Room 3

Dimitris Kiritsis, Professor of ICT - Sustainable Manufacturing, EPFL

Focus Group: Leading and Managing Change: Key to a Successful Digital Transformation

Room 4

Heiko Witte, Head - Engineering Improvement & Quality, Rolls-Royce

15:25
Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

15:45
PI Keynote: Engineering the Future of Food - Made vs. Grown

Room 1

Alec Lee, President & CEO, Ava Winery

16:30
Chair's Closing Remarks

Room 1

Joe Barkai, Industry Consultant, Author and Speaker, Joe Barkai