Annual Seminar 2017


​Every year, since 2001, we arrange the to the Wingquist Laboratory Annual Seminar where industry and academia meet and exchange knowledge within the Digital Product Realization area. This year we are proud to present two interesting keynote speakers, Ashkan Fardost and Per-Olof Marklund. 

Date: December 6
Location: Chalmers, Virtual Development Laboratory, Chalmers Tvärgata 4C, Gothenburg

Agenda updated 17 nov
08.30–09.00    Registration and Coffee

09.00–09.05    Welcome
Professor Rikard Söderberg, Director Wingquist Laboratory

09.05–10.05    Keynote: You’ve All Misunderstood Digitalization
Digital technologies are transforming business models and industries at an ever-faster pace. As a response, every industry is catching up with a “digitalization” strategy. The problem though, is that we’ve completely misunderstood the concept of digitalization.
Keynote speaker Ashkan Fardost, is a Hyper Island collaborator, scientist and global speaker, with passion for how digitalization affects human behavior. He is a regular guest in Swedish television, where he talks on upcoming trends and technology.
See teaser trailer here >

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 Value driven platform based development for efficient use, and reuse of information and introduce Product Development 4.0 approaches.

12.00–13.00    Lunch

13.00-13.45    Automation
Professor Bengt Lennartson and his research team present research news on optimization, virtual development and control of production systems

    Geometry and Motion Planning
Dr. Johan Carlson and his research team present new methods and tools for automatic geometry and motion planning for rigid bodies and industrial robots.

14.30–15.00    Coffee

15.00–15.45    Industrial keynote: Smarter testing and verification
of aircraft through virtual development

Virtual development is today an integral part of developing aircraft at Saab Aeronautics. This presentation will focus on how simulations are used to support testing and verification, with a main focus on the Gripen E aircraft.
Keynote speaker Dr. Per-Olof Marklund, Head of Technology Strategy within Airframe Development, Saab Aeronautics. He received his doctorate in Solid Mechanics in 2002 from Linköping University and has held several management positions within the R&D organization at Saab which he joined in 2006.

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

The seminar is fully booked! 

Contact: For questions about the event, contact
NOTE! Since the numbers of seats are limited to 110, the “First come, first served” is therefore applied.
Language: English
Price: The seminar is free of charge but since food is included, registration is mandatory.
Please note: If you signed up and can’t participate, please send an e-mail with cancellation since we often have a queue.

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