Product architectures (PA) have during the last ten years gained increasing interest from both academia and industry. There is no doubt that implementation of PA has the potential to significantly reduce time to market and time to money. The transition from current way of working, to Product Architectures is however very difficult. The Product Architecture Day will present state of the art theory and practice in the area.

For more information please contact: Chair: Prof. Niels Henrik Mortensen

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Time Schedule/Event

09:00

Introduction

Prof. Niels Henrik Mortensen, Head of Section, DTU MEK

09:30

Modularisation at Scania – Customers first

Senior Manager, Staffan Berglund, Scania

10:30

Break

11:00

How Lego has achieved fast introduction of new products by application of platforms

Senior Manager Annemette Baaskjær, Lego

11:45

How Wärtsilä works with modular architectures towards suppliers

GM Jan Karlsson, Wärtsilä

12:30

Lunch

13:15

How Altan has doubled the turnover and profitability by means of modularization and configuration

Innovation manager Nils Frederiksen, Altan

13:45

Introducing modularity in a project based company – a financial perspective

CFO Jan Helskov Hansen, Cabinplant

14:15

Break

14:45

Complexity reduction – how to calculate complexity costs in practice

Professor Lars Hvam

15:45

VW Baukästen Systeme

Head of Modularization, Karsten Sommer, VW [a video conference]

16:15

Implementing Modular architectures in a PLM system – Vestas example

VP Chresten Knudsen PTC

17:00

Round table discussion

17:45

Closing