MSC Software Indo-Pacific User Conference 2021

Virtual Event | 1-2 September, 2021

MSC Software Indo-Pacific User Conference 2021

Virtual Event | 1-2 September, 2021

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Tracks

13

Industries

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Industry Presentations

55+

User Paper Presentations

MSC Software Indo-Pacific Virtual User Conference 2021 is an exceptional platform to explore new developments in the design and engineering space. This year, Hexagon takes a deeper dive into innovation & development in engineering. Head forward by “Accelerating Smarter Engineering” this Virtual User Conference 2021 with industry experts

Join us & become a virtual contributor and participant in manufacturing trends, experience the hexagon journey towards a smarter future! Listen to our industry experts, keynotes & become an integral part of this conference.

Network with our Company Executives, Engineers, Product Developers, CAE Specialists, our Partners and Academicians.

Conference Agenda includes:

  • Valuable Insights by Industry Leaders
  • Enterprising sessions by Domain Heads
  • Key customer presentations
  • MSC Software products range understanding
  • Network one-on-one with Experts

Let’s collaborate, discuss studies, and get insights into strategies to move forward in accelerating smarter engineering!

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Industry Driven Agenda

MSC Software Indo-Pacific Virtual User Conference 2021 is an exceptional platform to explore new developments in the design and engineering space. This year, Hexagon takes a deeper dive into innovation & development in engineering. Head forward by “Accelerating Smarter Engineering” this Virtual User Conference 2021 with industry experts

Networking Opportunities

MSC Software Indo-Pacific Virtual User Conference 2021 is an exceptional platform to explore new developments in the design and engineering space. This year, Hexagon takes a deeper dive into innovation & development in engineering. Head forward by "Accelerating Smarter Engineering" this Virtual User Conference 2021 with industry experts.

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Mr. Sebastian has over 20 years of experience leading and managing complex technical design teams in multiple industries across Europe and Asia. His experience includes handling multimillion-dollar turnkey projects in the fields of automotive technologies and defence platforms.

He is currently the Director of Advanced Engineering for autonomous solutions at ST Engineering labs. During his journey at ST Engineering, he grew to take on several leadership roles, among them being Head of Automated Driving Vehicle Modelling, Head of System Engineering and Operations for automated driving and Director of Commercial Business Development.

Early in his career, as an entrepreneur Mr. Sebastian co-founded Innova Learning 1998, to improve the thinking process of students. Mr. Sebastian has a Master of Science in smart product design from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and is a mechanical engineering graduate from the University of Queensland.

Mr. Sebastian Yee Chze Vui

Mr. Sebastian Yee Chze Vui

Director, Advanced Engineering, Autonomous solutions at ST Engineering

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Dr. Ganga Reddy has over 23 years of experience in Aerospace industry. He currently leads the delivery function of Aerospace & Defense Mechanical Division in HCL Technologies. In his current role he also leads the Engineering R&D Services, and is responsible for business operations, customer relationships, and incubation of new service lines. In his earlier roles at HCL, he led the CAE center of excellence for Aero, Auto and Industrial verticals, as well as other varied roles in project and technical management.

A skilled orator, an accomplished leader of R&D programs and an excellent team leader, Dr. Ganga Reddy has worked with several organizations such as GE India and Assystem, KSIT and Dias Engineering in various roles.

He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of Vishweshwarya College of Engineering as well as engineering degrees in mechanical engineering and machine design.

Dr. Ganga Reddy

Dr. Ganga Reddy

General Manager - Aerospace and Defence Mechanical Delivery Head, HCL Technologies

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Dr. Atul Deshmukh is the General Manager at JCB India. He has rich experience of more than 20 years in the auto industry. At JCB, he is responsible for the overall technology vision, product development through Structures and Operator Environment Engineering Category, Center of Expertise (CoE's) - Simulation, NVH & Thermal System. He set up the first cener of excellence in JCB India for Structures & Simulations in 2013, followed by Thermal System CoE in 2015 and NVH CoE in 2018.

Previously, Dr. Deshmukh has held several engineering leadership and management roles at Tesco Projects and Bundy India Ltd

He holds a PhD in Welding fatigue for off-highway vehicles from Vellore Institute of Technology, India. He also has a Master's degree in mechanical engineering and a bachelor's degree in production engineering.

Dr. Atul Deshmukh

Dr. Atul Deshmukh

General Manager -Product Engineering & Centers of Expertise (CoEs), JCB India

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He has pursued his Bachelor of Engineering, 2010 in MECHANCAL ENGINEERING from RV College of Engineering, Bangalore and his Master of Science in Manufacturing Technology Engineering, 2012 from Warwick University, UK. He founded Objectify Technologies right after returning from UK in 2013, at SIIC Incubation Centre at IIT Kanpur.

Mr. Ankit Sahu

Mr. Ankit Sahu

Chief Executive Officer, Objectify Technology Pvt Ltd

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Paolo Guglielmini is President, Manufacturing Intelligence Division. Mr. Guglielmini leads the strategic and commercial development of Hexagon's Smart Factory Solutions in the world of manufacturing. He has served in key roles since joining Hexagon in 2010 - from strategy and business development to mergers and acquisitions - and most recently as the president over Hexagon's Smart Factory design & engineering portfolio.

Since joining Hexagon in 2010, Paolo has served in multiple roles in business development, product management and M&A, ultimately as EVP of Business Development. He has been highly instrumental in leading Hexagon's evolution from a leader in dimensional metrology to a provider of software-centric quality solutions across the lifecycle.

Previously, Paolo served as Consultant at Accenture in the Technology practice and Project Leader at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research). Paolo holds a MSc. in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the IMD Business School.

Paolo Guglielmini

Paolo Guglielmini

President, Manufacturing Intelligence division, Hexagon

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Mr. Kato is a pioneer in the Japanese CAE market. He has over 25 years experience in the CAE industry and over 30 years in FEM. Mr. Kato started his career with Cray Research Inc. as a Structural Analysis Specialist. During his tenure at Cray and SGI as Marketing Director, Sales Director, and Managing Director, he played a major role in shaping the HPC market in Japan. He later went on to be Executive Vice President of Engineous Software, Inc. and Representative Director/President of Engineous Japan, Inc., covering the Asia/Pacific Region where he consecutively generated more than 50% of the company's worldwide revenue. Most recently, he was the General Manager of SLM Asia/Pacific at Dassault Systemes Simulia Corp. as result of the Engineous acquisition of Dassault Systemes. Mr. Kato is often invited as keynote speaker and lecturer for various academic and industrial institutions. He holds an MS Degree from the Pennsylvania State University and was elected as a fellow member of JSME (Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers) for his contribution on Computational Mechanics and Design Engineering.

Takehiko Kato

Takehiko Kato

President, MSC Japan

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An alumnus of IIT Madras and having over 20 years of experience in CAE across multiple industries including Automotive, Electronics, Energy, Consumer Products and Life Science Dr. Kailasam comes from Thornton Tomasetti where he drove the expansion of the Applied Science consulting practice into Life Science. Prior to that he led various successful R&D, Product Management and Industry initiatives at Dassault Systemes for well over a decade.

Mahesh Kailasam

Mahesh Kailasam

Senior VP, Hexagon

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Makoto holds a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Keio University in Japan and has spent his whole career in Software Cradle since 2002 starting as a Computer Programmer to become Product Manager, then Head of Development, and since 2019, President and CEO of Software Cradle, that is now a Hexagon company. He is passionate about delivering quality Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software that is fast, accurate yet usable by engineers around the world to solve real-world engineering problems.

Makoto Shibahara

Makoto Shibahara

President & Chief Executive Officer, Software Cradle, Hexagon

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Mr. Sridhar Dharmarajan leads the Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Business Operations and P&L for India. He is responsible for India sales and operations for the Hexagon Metrology and Production Software portfolios, as well as MSC Software and Q-DAS. He also oversees the MSC Software Indo-Pacific regional business operations across India, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand. At MSC Software, he was instrumental in establishing the company's first sales office in the region in 2007. Prior to this he worked with various organisations such as MatrixOne, Wipro and SDRC (now Siemens PLM).

In the early 2000s, Mr. Dharmarajan was a successful entrepreneur; he set up Bluefont Technologies and Pixtel communications (Pixtel was sold to Mindtek, Taiwan). He has won many accolades throughout his career; he was recently acknowledged as one of the most promising business leaders of Asia at the Economic Times Asian Business Leaders Conclave in 2020.

Mr. Dharmarajan completed a Master's degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. He also has management, business and leadership accreditations from ICFAI, Harvard University and Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Sridhar Dharmarajan (DS)

Sridhar Dharmarajan (DS)

EVP & MD - India, Manufacturing Intelligence division, Hexagon

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Dr. Sarma Akella has been with Mahindra & Mahindra since March 2015, currently working as Vice President - CAE & Materials Engineering. Prior to this, he was with Ashok Leyland for 7 years, worked as General Manager - 'Product Verification (CAE) and Benchmarking in Product Development, Technical Center, Chennai. In his earlier career, Dr. Akella worked with Eaton India Engineering Center - Pune as Engineering Manager for Modeling and Simulation CoE (Center of Excellence) and also worked with General Electric as a Product Specialist in GE Industrial Systems. Completed his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad.

Masters in Gas Dynamics from Aerospace Engineering, IIT, Madras, and PhD in Mechanical Engineering, IIT, Madras. He did his Post-Doctoral research at Cranfield University, the U.K on Aircraft Icing predictions and anti-icing methods. He has about 25 years of total experience in the field of CAE simulations applied to Automotive / Industrial products. He has four publications in refereed international journals and several conference papers in the field of Fluid Mechanics / Gas dynamics / Durability analysis / Materials/Combustion. He has guided 2 students so far for Ph.D. in the fields of Combustion and Light Weight Materials He is actively participating in evaluating technical papers for SAE and officiated as a judge for several CAE conferences (MSC and Others) in selecting the best papers in the field of CAE.

Dr. Sarma Akella

Dr. Sarma Akella

Vice President at Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, Automotive Sector

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Mr. Vidit Jain is the Chief Technology Officer of Ralson Tyres, a leading tyre manufacturing company in India that produces and exports bicycle tubes and tyres. He is currently leading a greenfield project for Ralson Tyres, that plans to expand its footprint to commercial tyre segments. In his career of 25 years, Mr. Jain has worked with leading tyre MNCs and led design and development for some of the most widely-used tyres.

Prior to joining Ralson, was the Chief of Technology, Research and Development at ATC Tires, which was part of the Yokohoma Group. He has also held positions with Giti Tire, JK Tyre and Apollo Tyres in various capacities.

Mr. Vidit Jain has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, and a national first rank holder in rubber technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

Mr. Vidit Jain

Mr. Vidit Jain

Chief Technology Officer, Ralson Tyres

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Mr. Ashok Ramachandran is the Chief Executive Officer & President of Schindler India. Having started his journey at Schindler in 2006, he has spent over a decade in the company in various roles. He served as Regional General Manager Queensland for Schindler Lifts, and as Managing Director for Jardine Schindler Group for Vietnam and later for Malaysia and Brunei.

Mr. Ashok Ramachandran is recognized as one of the industry�s leaders in the Economic Times' '40underForty' list. Developing and coaching talent, designing and guiding strategy, sales management, end-to-end active P&L management, and generating results in a variety of markets and environments are among his accomplishments.

He holds a Bachelor's of Engineering in Instrumentation and Control from SRM University and a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.

Mr. Ashok Ramachandran

Mr. Ashok Ramachandran

Chief Executive Officer & President, Schindler India

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Dr. Nagahanumaiah has taken over charge as DIRECTOR of CENTRAL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (CMTI), Bengaluru, effective from 5th July 201. Dr. Nagahanumaiah, a distinguished scientist has served CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur as "Chief Scientist & Head, MicroNano Systems Technology Group" for more than two decades. He received PhD, from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Masters in Tool Engineering from Indo-Danish Tool Room, Bangalore and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University. He has 25 years of professional experience that includes 20 years in R&D, 3 years teaching and 2 years as a tool designer in industrial tool rooms.

He was the Nodal Officer, successfully implemented three major multi-institutional network projects in Micro Machines & Smart Manufacturing areas. He was also Principal Investigator in multi-institutional international projects like Indo-EU-FP7 & Indo-US projects in related areas of micro-nano manufacturing. He has published 88 research papers, filed 4 patents and successfully demonstrated working prototypes of 3 micro machines.

Dr. Nagahanumaiah has guided 3 PhD and 18 M.Tech students, currently 6 PhD scholars are working with him. He is a recipient of "BOYSCAST Fellowship" and "Raman Research Fellowship". He is one of recipients of 'We Think for India' award from Prime Minister of India for the Indian Manufacturing Policy draft prepared in 2003. In 2017, he was awarded as a Distinguished Scientist by Venue International Foundation. He is a member of International Association of Engineers, UK & Member of International Institution for Micromanufacturing (I2M2), USA

Dr. Nagahanumaiah

Dr. Nagahanumaiah

Director, Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI), India

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An engineer with a management degree, Mr. Ravi Raghavan was the Managing Director for the India Region of the HVAC multinational, Tecumseh. He has also been associated with Kelvinator of India, Crompton Greaves, and Alsthom India. Mr. Raghavan has twenty-five years' operational and strategic experience in engineering and manufacturing. Mr. Raghavan is with us since late 2013.

Dr. Ravi Raghavan

Dr. Ravi Raghavan

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Bharat Fritz Werner

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Mr. Rajkumar Magalingam is heading a team of around 200 mechanical simulation engineers, supporting most of the global projects of Valeo.He's associated with Valeo for more than 15 years in various positions, starting as a stamping simulation engineer.Mr. Rajkumar Magalingam holds 22 years of total experience in various fields like production and R&D. He�s Tool and Die Maker & done his education from NTTF Vellore.

Mr. Rajkumar Magalingam

Mr. Rajkumar Magalingam

Head of Engineering - Mechanical Simulations, Valeo India Private Limited

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Oscar Fiorinotto Founder and CEO launched Supashock in 2005 off the back of a successful motorsport engineering career spanning 25 years. This included developing products and technology that successfully serve the Automotive Industry and Global Motorsport Racing Teams. Supashock has grown to be recognized in the industry as Australia's leading high-end technology supplier in the field of Mobility and Motion control systems. It employs highly skilled engineers and tradespeople to develop products for Global Defence Primes, Autonomous Vehicles and is a Tier one supplier to Automotive OEMs.

Previously, he has worked as a Technical Advisor to Flinders University of Engineering Industry Advisory Board. Oscar Fiorinotto holds an Artificial Intelligence Strategy degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is OPM56 certified from Harvard Business School.

Oscar Fiorinotto

Oscar Fiorinotto

Founder & CEO, Supashock Advanced Technologies

Conference Agenda

Hexagon | MSC Software Indo-Pacific User Conference 2021

Dr. Kaustubh Nande

Welcome Note

Dr. Kaustubh Nande

Director - Marketing, Korea, ASEAN, India, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

09:00 - 09:05 (IST)
11:30 - 11:35 (SGT)
Sridhar Dharmarajan

Accelerating Smarter Engineering

Sridhar Dharmarajan

EVP Hexagon MI India and MD MSC Software, Indo-Pacific

09:05 - 09:25 (IST)
11:35 - 11:55 (SGT)
Paolo Guglielmini

Accelerating an Autonomous Future & One Hexagon

Paolo Guglielmini

President, Manufacturing Intelligence, Hexagon

09:25 - 09:45 (IST)
11:55 - 12:15 (SGT)
Dr. Nagahanumaiah

TBA

Dr. Nagahanumaiah

Director, Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI), India

09:45 - 10:05 (IST)
12:15 - 12:35 (SGT)
Dr. Ravi Raghavan

TBA

Dr. Ravi Raghavan

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Bharat Fritz Werner

10:05 - 10:25 (IST)
12:35 - 12:55 (SGT)
Mr. Thimmaiah Napanda

TBA

Mr. Thimmaiah Napanda

VP - India & Australia, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer - Meritor India

10:25 - 10:45 (IST)
12:55 - 13:15 (SGT)

Break

10:45 - 11:05 (IST)
13:15 - 13:35 (SGT)

TBA

11:05 - 11:25 (IST)
13:35 - 13:55 (SGT)
Mr. Sebastian Yee Chze Vui

TBA

Mr. Sebastian Yee Chze Vui

Director, Advanced Engineering, Autonomous solutions at ST Engineering

11:25 - 11:45 (IST)
13:55 - 14:15 (SGT)
Mr. Vidit Jain

TBA

Mr. Vidit Jain

Chief Technology Officer, Ralson Tyre

11:45 - 12:05 (IST)
14:15 - 14:35 (SGT)

TBA

12:05 - 12:25 (IST)
14:35 - 14:55 (SGT)
Dr. Ganga Reddy

TBA

Dr. Ganga Reddy

General Manager - Aerospace and Defence Mechanical Delivery Head, Engineering R&D Services - HCL Technologies

12:25 - 12:45 (IST)
14:55 - 15:15 (SGT)
Mr. Ankit Sahu

TBA

Mr. Ankit Sahu

CEO, Objectify Technology Pvt Ltd

12:45 - 13:05 (IST)
15:15 - 15:35 (SGT)

Break

13:05 - 13:35 (IST)
15:35 - 15:55 (SGT)
Track 1: Structures - Ground Vehicles+
Track 2: Structures - Aerospace+
Track 3: Systems Dynamics & ADAS+
Track 4: Acoustics & CFD+
Dr Kaustubh Nande

Welcome note & recap

Dr Kaustubh Nande

Director - Marketing, Korea ASEAN India, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

09:00 - 09:05 (IST)
11:30 - 11:35 (SGT)

TBA

09:05 - 09:25 (IST)
11:35 - 11:55 (SGT)

TBA

09:25 - 09:45 (IST)
11:55 - 12:15 (SGT)
Mr. Ashok Ramachandran

TBA

Mr. Ashok Ramachandran

Chief Executive Officer & President, Schindler India

09:45 - 10:05 (IST)
12:15 - 12:35 (SGT)
Takehiko Kato

Implementation of ViLMa with Machine Learning

Takehiko Kato

SVP, Manufacturing Intelligence Division, Hexagon Japan

10:05 - 10:25 (IST)
12:35 - 12:55 (SGT)

Break

10:25 - 10:45 (IST)
12:55 - 13:15 (SGT)

TBA

10:45 - 11:05 (IST)
13:15 - 13:35 (SGT)
Mr. Rajkumar Magalingam

Mr. Rajkumar Magalingam

Head of Mechanical Simulations Group, Valeo India Private Limited

11:05 - 11:25 (IST)
13:35 - 13:55 (SGT)

TBA

11:25 - 11:45 (IST)
13:55 - 14:15 (SGT)

TBA

11:45 - 12:05 (IST)
14:15 - 14:35 (SGT)

TBA

12:05 - 12:25 (IST)
14:35 - 14:55 (SGT)
Dr. Atul Deshmukh

Dr. Atul Deshmukh

General Manager -Product Engineering & Centers of Expertise (CoEs), JCB India

12:25 - 12:45 (IST)
14:55 - 15:15 (SGT)

Break

12:45 - 13:15 (IST)
15:15 - 15:45 (SGT)
Track 1: Structures - Ground Vehicles+
Track 2: Machinery & Mechanisms +
Track 3: Manufacturing +
Track 4: Metrology/ Production Software +
Track 5: Academic/ Education +
Awards Ceremony & Closing

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