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Annual Seminar 2019

Welcome to our Annual Seminar on Digital Product Realization, where Wingquist Laboratory's four research groups will present their latest results from their research: 
  • Geometry Assurance & Robust Design
  • Systems Engineering Design
  • Automation
  • Geometry & Motion Planning​

WHERE: Virtual Development Laboratory, Chalmers Tvärgata 4C, Chalmers Campus Johanneberg, Gothenburg 

WHEN: 2019-11-06



08.30–09.00    Registration and coffee

09.00–09.05    Welcome   
Professor Rikard Söderberg, Director Wingquist Laboratory

09.05–10.05   AI - intelligence for everyone?
Inspirational Keynote: Staffan Truvé, CTO of Recorded Future
 Staffan Truvé is co-founder and CTO of Recorded Future. Previously he was CEO of the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS) and Interactive Institute, and before that CEO and co-founder of Carlstedt Research & Technology (CR&T). Staffan has co-founded more than a dozen high tech start-up. He holds a PhD in computer science from Chalmers University of Technology and an MBA from Göteborg University. He has been a Fulbright Scholar at MIT. His research interests include artificial intelligence and information visualization, threat intelligence and cyber security. Staffan is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

10.05–10.30    Coffee

10.30–11.15   Virtual Geometry Assurance
Professor Rikard Söderberg and his research team present research results within the area of geometry assurance, robust design & variation simulation.

11.15-12.00    Systems Engineering Design
Professor Ola Isaksson and his research team present new methods and tools for digital product development, and reuse of information and introduce the latest research initiatives.

12.00–13.00    Lunch

13.00-13.45    Automation
Professor Bengt Lennartson and his research team present research news on AI machine learning, collaborative robotics, and Industry 4.0.

13.45-14.30    Geometry and Motion Planning
Dr. Johan Carlson and his research team present new methods and tools within the area of geometry and motion planning for rigid bodies, manikins, and industrial robots.

14.30–15.00    Coffee​

15.00–15.45    Virtual framework to put the user in the experience
Industrial Keynote: Casper Wickman, Senior Technical Leader within Human-Centric methods and tools, Volvo Car Corporation 
Casper has 20 years of experience from the automotive industry and academic research in development of advanced tools and methods for verification and validation of new products. Casper is the inventor of several groundbreaking innovations to develop products faster and more efficient. Currently, he is mainly conducting research within user experience and evaluation of human-centric product aspects. By utilizing VR/XR he is now developing tools to put the future car user in the experience already during early stages of development. Casper is part of Wingquist Laboratory since many years and also holds a part time research position at Chalmers University of Technology, focusing on data driven user experience, driver support systems and their impact on mode confusion and Perceived Quality.

15.45-16.00   Summary and closure   
Professor Rikard Söderberg, Director Wingquist Laboratory

General info

CONTACT: If you have any questions, please contact Carina Schultz, by mail ​or 031-772 13 28 or 0733-68 99 96.

The seminar is very popular. As we follow the "first come, first served" policy you have to be quick to register to be sure to get a seat. When fully booked we have a waiting list, contact as above.

NOTE: If you have registered but can not participate, please notify us and make someone else happy for a seat.

SOCIAL MEDIA: During the day, we are happy if you like to share your thoughts and impressions on twitter or LinkedIn #wqlseminar2019

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