Oct 1, 2014: Main Conference 2nd Day

The second day of the main conference will start at 8:15 and will finish around 17:00. 

Conference Language: English

08:15-08:30 Welcome back by master of ceremonies

Carol Cotty, ConfigOnline - CMII South Africa

08:30-09:15 KEYNOTE: Individual Customers, unique Businesses - Organizational Enablers to Drive Mass Customization and Modular Product Develpment

Paul Christoph Gembarski and Prof. Dr. Lachmayer, Leibniz University Hannover - Germany
Daniel Mund and Dr. Henry Jonas, P3 Group - Germany

09:15-10:00 Coping with the challenges of a variant-based environment

Eda Altin,FNSS – Turkey

10:00-10:30 Networking coffee break
10:30-11:15 Is it the product that makes CM complex or ...

Pascal van Kempen, Philips Health Care – The Netherlands

11:15-12:00 Managing changes in complex products controlling product configurations

Ad Thielen, PTC - The Netherlands

12:00-13:00 Networking lunch break
13:00-15:00 Consult your peer: Configuration Management for Complex Products

You will have the opportunity to discuss your specific questions and challenges with participating experts. Propose the topic you want to discuss and have your own slot for a detailed exchange with peers, getting new insights based on their experience and views. This way everyone will be involved to find the best solution! The results will be presented and distributed afterwards.

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

15:00-15:45 Maintenance cost optimization through obsolescence management – insights to a case study of the Swiss Federal Railways

Björn Bartels, AMSYS – Germany

15:45-16:30 Why Modularization? The Fastest Way to Configurable Products

Alex von Yxkull, Modular Management - Sweden

16:30-16:45 Wrap-up and finishing remarks

Carol Cotty, ConfigOnline - CMII South Africa

16:45 End of the CMII Europe 2014 Conference