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PI PLMx 2017

16 - 17 Oct 2017 | Texas, USA

PI PLMx is North America’s independent PLM event, helping manufacturers broaden the opportunities offered by PLM and create the necessary foundation to underpin digitization.
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Program Highlights

We’ve been working closely with discrete and process manufacturers in order to showcases stories and discussions around the most pressing challenges faced by the industry today, including:

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PLM Leaders Panel

The leaders driving today's PLM innovation share their visions of the industry. A unique opportunity for the panelists to challenge each other’s views on technology trends, changing customer expectations, digitization and their impacts on the PLM market.


Peter Schroer, President and Founder, Aras


John Kelley, Vice President PLM Product Strategy, Oracle


John McNiff, VP Solution Management, R&D and Engineering, SAP


Kevin Baughey, Senior Director - User Experience - Product Strategy, Dassault Systèmes


Operationalising the Digital Twin – What Does It Really Mean to ‘Go Digital’

Michael Grieves, Executive Director, CAMID / Research Professor, Florida Institute of Technology


How Do You Advance PLM to Support Business Growth and Product Offering Diversification?

Subramanian Kunchithapatham, VP Engineering, Retail Business, Johnson Controls

David Foulkes

The Business Realities of Managing Changing Product Expectations

David Foulkes, CTO, Brunswick Corporation and VP, Product Development, Engineering & Racing, Mercury Marine, Brunswick Corporation

Jaswinder Walia

Key Lessons, Challenges and Opportunities of Transferring Digital Insight into Physical Engineering

Jaswinder Walia, CIO Engineering, GE Aviation

Core PLM Processes

Dissecting, re-organizing and evolving PLM components in the face of challenges such as growing product complexity, technology obsolescence or siloed approach to product data.

Extended PLM Strategy

A strategic look at PLM’s evolving role in the organization, starting from assessing current state to prioritizing key improvement areas and communicating this to the board.

Digital Manufacturing

Presenting a holistic view of transferring digital tools into physical manufacturing, particularly the digital twin and its applications across all stages of the product lifecycle.

Systems Engineering

Examining the role of PLM in a systems engineering environment, from model based systems engineering to integration with the Industrial Internet.

2017 Venue

Christened "The Star of Texas," The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel is the city's original luxury retreat. The hotel is in a prime location, with close proximity to the sights and sounds of Sundance Square, the Fort Worth Stockyards and the Texas Motor Speedway.

The venue offers sophisticated conferencing facilities, rich furnishing and plush bedding, as well as scenic views of the city, a state-of-the-art gym and outdoor pool.

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