PLM Innovation Forum:

Wednesday, October 24th 2018

Club Auto Sport
Silicon Valley

About the Event

Get ready to be moved - electronically. E-Mobility has become one of the most urgent and debated topics of today. In times of climate change and diesel scandals, alternatives have to be developed. This PLM Innovation Forum will focus on this striving field and provide a platform for inspiration, reflection, debate, and networking. On October 24th, Silicon Valley will become a think tank for PLM practitioners, innovators, high-profile companies, technicians, executives, and various experts.

Our Speakers 2018

Our Partners 2018




08:30 - 09:30

Registration, Refreshments & Networking

09:30 - 09:40

Welcome & Introduction
Rade Zrilic, TechniaTranscat

09:40 - 10:10

Keynote Speaker

10:10 - 10:40

Intelligent Engineering on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform
Andrew Early, Intrinsys

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10:40 - 11:10

Integral Powertrain Customer Story: “Digital Transformation – Engineering the future of world class e-Drives”
Integral Powertrain

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11:10 - 11:40

Break & Networking

11:40 - 11:55

Looking Outside the Box to Meet Customer Expectations

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11:55 - 12:10

The Impact of E-Mobility on 3D Engineering

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12:10 - 12:30

Lightyear & Emerald Automotive Customer Stories: “How 3DEXPERIENCE has been instrumental in two EV/SV start-ups strategy and success”
James Goodale, TechniaTranscat

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12:30 - 13:30

Lunch & Networking



13:30 - 15:30

Technical Breakout Sessions:

  • Design
  • Simulation
  • Manufacturing
  • Visualisation

15:30 - 16:30

Wrap Up & Networking

The event is free of charge

So register as soon as possible!

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