Sep 30, 2014: Main Conference 1st Day

The main conference will start at 9:00. Registration is open from 8:30 until 9:00. 

Conference Language: English

08:30-09:00 Registration and welcome coffee
09:00-09:15 Welcome from organizer and masters of ceremonies

Guido Weischedel, GfKM - CMII Europe
Carol Cotty, ConfigOnline - CMII South Africa

09:15-10:00 KEYNOTE: Strategic Portfolio Planning using a Scalable Reference Process Model

Prof. Dr. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h. c. Jivka Ovtcharova, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - Germany

10:00-10:45 Repeatable Modification Change Process: End-to-end evaluation of the change in a helicopter company

Aline Weingartner, Airbus Helicopters - France

10:45-11:30 Networking coffee break
11:30-12:15 How to manage complex and highly customized helicopter configurations along the product life cycle in order to ensure mission availability?

Dirk Blume, Airbus Helicopters - Germany

12:15-13:00 Configuration Management in the Ariane Program

Roland Winkler, Airbus Defence and Space - Germany

13:00-14:30 Networking lunch break
14:30-15:15 Innovative 3D product visualization based on configuration and variant requirements for the first swiss helicopter

Andreas Renker, Marenco – Switzerland

15:15-18:00 CM Café "Challenges and Organizational Enablers to drive Configuration Management for Complex Products"

At café tables you will discuss key questions on challenges and organizational enablers under the guidance of assigned moderators. Stimulated by a café atmosphere new perspectives and ideas will be exchanged. Participants will move from one café table to another in order to combine insights and different views from various experts. You will experience intensive discussions, share innovative ideas and identify practical solutions.

Moderated by Natalie Regelmann and Daniel Mund, P3 Group – Germany

19:00-23:00 Get Together sponsored by P3 Group