The 2nd Altair Northern Digital Design Seminar

Understanding the latest advancements in digital technologies and implementing them effectively is key to staying ahead in a competitive marketplace. Attend one of the UK's leading industry-wide forums for digital design innovation, The 2nd Altair Northern UK Seminar. 

Symetri are delighted to be exhibiting at the event and looks forward to welcoming you to our stand.

This event is ideal for all design, engineering and operation leaders who are involved in the development and manufacture of industry-leading products.

Learn and network with your peers and gain practical insight into the latest advancements in digital design solutions that can be directly applied to your product development processes and manufacturing environment.



09:30 Welcome and Introduction
  Session I: Keynote Addresses - Chaired by Michael O’Donnell, Account Manager, Altair
09:45 Keynote:
How Data Can Enable Manufacturers to Become More Productive
Richie Ramsden, Technical Director
National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD)
10:10 Keynote:
Evolution of HPC and Cloud Computing Enabling a Convergence of Simulation and AI
Dr. Rosemary Francis, Chief Scientist
10:35 Keynote:
Enabling Data Science at Avery Dennison to Lower the Cost of Production
Karan Bedi, Senior Digital Innovation Lead and Anthony Houdaille, Lead Data Scientist
Avery Dennison
  Session II: Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence - Chaired by Sean Lang, Data Strategist, Altair
11:20 Live Demo: Building Predictive Maintenance Models from Scratch
Oliver Clark, Solution Architect
11:40 Opportunities for Data Science in Automotive Engineering
Jaguar Land Rover
12:00 Predicting Polymer Bead Size Distribution Using Process and Recipe Data Analytics
Greg Shaw, Data Analyst
Mitsubishi Chemical Group
12:20 Supporting North-East Manufacturers with Industry 4.0 Initiatives
Roger O’Brien, Director
The Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing Project (SAM) at University of Sunderland
12:40 Improving Manufacturing Efficiencies with Robotic Process Automation
David Griffith, Managing Director
AmdoSoft Systems
13:00  Lunch and Networking
  Session III: Impacting Product Performance with Simulation and Digital Twins - Chaired by Dr. Royston Jones, CTO, Altair
14:00 Innovation Showcase in Product Electrification - with Examples from ZF, Alstom, Drive System Design and More
Simon Guicheteau, Senior Applications Engineer

Predicting Electric Vehicle Range Through Digital Twins
Selçuk Sever, Principal Engineer, Switch Mobility
Switch Mobility

14:40 Live Digital Twin Demonstration:
Creating an Intelligent Digital Twin to Optimise Battery Performance
Greg Scott, Battery Mechanical Engineer
Dr. Richard Boyd, Senior Technical Specialist
15:05 Keynote:
A Physics Based Digital Twin for Nuclear

Dr Adam Towse, Head of Discipline
Assystem Energy and Infrastructure
15:30 Panel Discussion: How to Accelerate the Adoption of Digital Technologies
16:00 Close /Networking


Event Details:

Date: Tuesday 6th December 2022
Time: 9.30 am - 16.00 pm 
National Innovation Centre for Data, Newcastle


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