PLM Innovation Forum 2018 Nordic - Realizing the value of digital business transformation

October 9th and 10th, 2018

Såstaholms Allé 12
SE-187 70 Täby

Marc Graaf

Marc Graaf has a degree in mechanical engineering from the Aachen University of Technology and specialized in thermal Engineering / heat transfer technology. He has more than 20 years’ experience of developing thermal systems. From 2010 until 2016 he worked for an automotive supplier and was responsible for R&D and engineering of cooling systems. He was also responsible to develop 2 heat pump systems until production stage with German OEM’s.

In 2016 he founded the company SynErgy Thermal Management GmbH which is supporting customers in developing thermal products and systems.

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Dr.-Ing. Kai Lindow

Dr.-Ing. Kai Lindow is head of the Information and Process management department in the business unit Virtual Product Development at Fraunhofer IPK.

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Hans-Peter Pircher

Hans-Peter Pircher has been working for 6 years in the Industrial Management for renewable energies and electromobility at PHOENIX CONTACT Deutschland GmbH. He is an expert in automation, communication and control technologies for hybrid systems in which photovoltaics, energy storage and electromobility are combined.

Achim Simon

Achim Simon is part of the business development at TechniaTranscat, he is responsible for presales. In this area he is looking which new technologies are valuable for the customers e.g. Systems Engineering. He has 20 years experiences in engineering- and PLM- consulting projects.

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Jens Potthoff

Jens has more than 18 years of experience in PLM software, specifically in the development of add-on applications for CATIA. He currently works as Department Manager for SW R&D, responsible for the development of CAD related TechniaTranscat software. The team is working on standard products as well as customer specific applications.

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Christoph Wiedner

Christoph Wiedner is a Chief Product Officer and a power measurement professional at DEWETRON. He studied electrical engineering and information technology and proceeded to working as an Application Expert for electrical power analysis. Passionate about innovative products and solutions for high performance measurement instruments, the move to sales and product management was a perfect fit. He is responsible for the product line and the management of the product portfolio for measurement solutions for customers in industries such as energy/ energy generation and transformation, Renewables and E-Mobility. He is interested in agile and self-dependent working structures and methods to get jobs done in a fast and efficient way.

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Oliver Deißer

2002-2005: Development engineer at smart gmbh in Böblingen, Germany, division Packaging & Layout.

Since 2005: Research assistant at the Institute for Vehicle Concepts regarding issues of concepts & light weight at the devision of vehicle, bodywork and chassis.

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Dr. Mario J. Müller

Mario J. Müller is physicist with a PhD and as CSTO responsible for science and technology development of all products. The focus areas are distributed energy technology and Smart City Applications.

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Jonas Gejer

Jonas Gejer is the CEO of Addnode Group PLM Division comprised of the two leading brands Intrinsys and TechniaTranscat. +30 years of experience from PLM, CAD/CAM and one of three founders of Technia in 1994. Broad and international experience from introducing PLM to most industries.

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Andrew Early

Andrew is the technical director at Intrinsys. Andrew’s team guides highly competitive and technology focused clients on both their selection and deployment of PLM technologies. Working closely with his team, clients and OEM software developers, Andrew has many years of experience and engineering industry knowledge gained through leading critical programmes and projects. He represents the tangible component of Intelligent Engineering taking strategies, methodologies and processes and makes them a reality for the client.

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Johannes Storvik

Johannes Storvik is the Chief Technology Officer for TechniaTranscat in the Nordics and Benelux. He has 20 years of experience from PLM implementations and strategic PLM advisory across a wide range of industries. His main mission is to guide companies on a successful 3DEXPERIENCE journey, utilizing the cutting edge software solutions and implementation skills of TechniaTranscat, the knowledge leaders in PLM.

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Luke Barker

Integral Powertrain has a track record of innovating to provide the vision to mirror our client’s requirements. Luke’s role includes developing the strategy, expertise and resource required to deliver the approved concept. He has also supported the development of Integral e-drive into a full service electric drive system provider.

In recent years Luke has overseen development of unique technology in boosting, turbo-compounding and hybridisation. Meanwhile Integral e-drive has enjoyed strong growth through a number of landmark projects achieving global leadership in power density and completing its first full lifecycle production contract for an automotive PHEV application.

Luke is also responsible for the marketing aspect of the business.

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What To Expect

Network with Professionals

Exchange knowledge and experience with individuals from a multitude of industries.

Live Demo Points

Practical demonstrations will be accompanied by insightful presentations and user experiences.

Renowned Speakers

Take away the insights of industry, software and user experts from influential practitioners and leaders.

New Innovative Solutions

Take the first look at the latest software, hardware and engineering technologies ahead of anyone else.

Customer Feedback

An excellent event. It is difficult to understand what benefits the platform can bring to our business as a whole, but this event makes it very clear and incredibly compelling.

Chris Johnson
Yamazaki UK Ltd

Very good event, thank you.

Charles Doherty

Being able to interact with the exhibitors and learning more about their product was very interesting.

Yolanda Grao
Premier Group

Very interesting, some good information from the presentations.

Mark Finlay
Force India F1 Team

Very interesting!!

Gavin Bonney
Force India F1 Team

Was an excellent event. Great speakers, engaging content, great venue. Really useful to hear about the Dassault roadmap and forthcoming additions to functionality.

Dan Burrows

2018 better subject matter in the morning session than 2017. Good size of sessions (time wise), food was brilliant

Charles Kingdom
Superalloy Design Engineering Ltd

I like the p.m. workshops giving the ability to go deeper with the technical aspects.

Peter Curtis

More interesting

Mark Hadlum
Edwards Ltd


Steve Jones
Waterman Group

Very good, a little more polished with punchier presentations. Renishaw & ITI exhibition very useful

Gary Lord
Edwards Ltd

Much better - showing 2018 very interesting. Also network lunch session was good

Mike Hughes
Edwards Ltd

Are slides and presentations available after to take away or view online? Would be useful to show colleagues interested in products and services.

Luke Roberts

Competition? Also awards for companies showing/demonstrating intelligent engineering? Set a challenge on the 3DEXPERIENCE and similar software?

Charles Kingdom
Superalloy Design Engineering Ltd

Everything was great! Invite more students

Ruslan Zhabashkanov
De Montford University

Please if you could send me the electronic copy of presentations

Ahmad Zakeri
Wolverhampton University

Please send me the material for the business leader presentation. I would have liked to speak to Lex, but believe he left early.

Stefan Strahnz
Mercedes Benz GP Ltd

Sort the sound/tech issues out. Otherwise an excellent event with issues relevant to the supply chain

James Godwin

3D printing during the day may be of value. 3D printing providers could exhibit

Gary Lord
Edwards Ltd

PA feedback in morning session was annoying but that is it - the rest good

Mike Hughes
Edwards Ltd

Contact potential attendees for suggestions/topics that they like to be covered closer to event time

Mohammed Zaheer

It would be good if a copy of the slideshows could be made available to delegates post workshop. As there was a lot of good information but it was impossible to take everything in during the day.

Simon Perkins
Bentley Motors

Keynote speaker was too long.

Mark Hadlum
Edwards Ltd

Please provide presentation referral where available

Rob Potts