Workforce of the futureDecember 3, 2018

Dassault Systèmes’ Marine & Offshore Three-Countries Tour – Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore

In the month of November 2018, the VS team organized a “Marine & Offshore…
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In the month of November 2018, the VS team organized a “Marine & Offshore Tour” (M&O Tour) in three countries – Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore – to exhibit Dassault Systèmes’ Designed for Sea and Optimized Production for Sea industry solution experiences on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. The Tour was a mix of Dassault Systèmes-led event, trade sponsorships and customer meetings.

Some of the region’s most prominent maritime trade events were covered as part of the M&O Tour – the Malaysia International Maritime & Offshore Expo (MIMEX) from 7 to 9 November 2018 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) in Malaysia; the Workforce of the Future, Sustainable Industry Innovation & Engineering Excellence conference in Surabaya, Indonesia, on 13 November 2018; and the Maritime Digital Innovation Summit in Singapore from 14 to 15 November 2018.

The Asia Pacific South region houses some of the world’s important global transshipment hubs that link the sea routes of Europe, Africa and the Middle East to Asia. As a result, it is also the centre of key marine & offshore activities, notably developments in new technologies and new business models that are shaping the future of the maritime industry.

At each of these events, the Value Solutions team demonstrated new ways for maritime companies to transform the design, validation and manufacturing planning of marine & offshore projects utilizing the 3D virtual environment with Dassault Systèmes’ industry solution experiences. In the region, Dassault Systèmes already has a strong track record with the success of the Virtual Shipyard program in South Australia. The team looks towards replicating this success and transferring its worldwide best practices to its M&O business in the region.

In this blog, we bring you the highlights from each of these events.

Malaysia International Maritime & Offshore Expo (MIMEX), 7 to 9 November 2018, Kuala Lumpur

Dassault Systèmes exhibited at MIMEX, Malaysia’s most comprehensive international business platform encompassing all aspects of ship building, maritime engineering, offshore engineering & technology. The event is designed to be the meeting point for the global maritime community in Malaysia where the industry remains buoyant with continued strong growth prospects.

During the expo, President and Chairman of the Association of Marine Industries of Malaysia (AMIM) Tan Sri Ahmad Ramli Mohd Nor stated that Malaysia aims to capture 2% of the global shipbuilding industry by 2020 from 1% in 2010, with more investments in digital technologies to increase operational efficiency and production capacity of its shipyards.

The team marked a fruitful two-day exhibition with the commencement of initiated discussions with key industry players and government officials to discuss plans for a possible industry-wide program that will meet these digitalization needs for the future of Malaysia’s shipyards.

Workforce of the Future, Sustainable Industry Innovation & Engineering Excellence conference – 13 November 2018, Surabaya, Indonesia

On 13 November 2018, Dassault Systèmes organized the Workforce of the Future, Sustainable Industry Innovation & Engineering Excellence conference in Surabaya, Indonesia. We were proud to have Mr Khairul Anwar, Head of Board of Manpower Planning & Development at Indonesia’s Ministry of Manpower, as our Guest-of-Honour, and eminent speakers from some of Indonesia’s biggest and most progressive companies in ship-building and transportation, PT PAL and PT Inka, to share their insights on their vision for innovation and sustainability in their respective industries.

François Mathieu, Dassault Systèmes’ Marine & Offshore Technical Director, spoke on digital transformation trends in global marine & offshore businesses, citing examples from our key worldwide customer references such as Naval Group which utilizes the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to improve their productivity in the design of their clients’ surface vessels and submarines.

Louis Loh, Dassault Systèmes’ Regional Sales Manager for AP South, spoke on how technological advancements are redefining manufacturing processes, design & production facilities and global supply chains, followed by Eric Chow, Dassault Systèmes’ Academic Sales Manager for AP South, demonstrated on how the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, by combining real and the virtual worlds, leads to the in the Industry Renaissance, which is about new ways of seeing the world, of inventing, learning, producing and doing business.

The concluding topics on the impact of Industry 4.0 on education and the future of work on the employment market were presented by invited speakers from Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), system integrator, Nusantara Secom Infotech (NSI) and headhunting agency, Talent Hub. The program ended with an engaging Q&A session with all the speakers, moderated by Dassault Systèmes’ Country Manager for Indonesia, Adi Aviantoro, before inviting all participants to our 3DEXPERIENCE Playground for hands-on demonstrations of our industry solution experiences for marine & offshore businesses.

Maritime Digital Innovation Summit – 14 to 15 November 2018, Singapore

The last leg of the M&O Tour took place in Singapore, where Dassault Systèmes was the Associate Sponsor of the two-day Maritime Digital Innovation Summit on 14 and 15 November 2018, where top industry leaders came together to discuss pressing issues related to digitalisation in the maritime sector, covering topics such as additive manufacturing, autonomous shipping and how to increase the uptake of digital solutions.

François Mathieu, Dassault Systèmes’ Marine & Offshore Technical Director, was invited to speak on “Shipyard 4.0”, where he outlined the key business processes for digital shipyard transformation, and the explained how model-based and data-driven digital technologies are applied to the production of ships, illustrated with examples from Dassault Systèmes’ dedicated Marine & Offshore Solution Experiences.

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