Lightweight Engineering for Sustainable Innovation

Modeling, Simulation & Manufacturing

University of Birmingham - Dubai, UAE

July 12th, 2023

9:30 - 17:00

*This is a free event

In alignment with UAE 2023 year 'Today for Tomorrow', join this full-day seminar and explore sustainable innovation using game-changing technology from Dassault Systèmes in product design, analysis, & manufacturing.

Join renowned experts from France and local organizations/universities in the UAE for interactive sessions to learn how to create lightweight designs with CATIA, analyze structures and materials with Abaqus FEA & discover the Factory of the Future.

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Our Speakers

Learn from local and global expertise in the field!

Seminar Agenda

Join us on a journey to explore how virtual twins can effectively address current challenges and aid the sustainable development of the UAE.

Event Sessions

9:30 - 10:00

Arrival & Welcoming

10:00 - 10:15

Welcome Keynote

10:15 - 10:40

The Story on the 3DEXPERIENCE®

What is the 3DEXPERIENCE® platform and how to achieve sustainable Innovation

10:45 - 11:05

Reverse Engineering

How CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE® empowers reverse engineering

11:20 - 12:00

Lightweight Engineering

Functional-driven generative design & topological optimization

12:00 - 12:30

Customer Keynote | STRATA Design Project 1

Redesign of A330 fixed fairing using STRATA design process

12:30 - 13:00

Customer Keynote | Rail Foundation Stiffness as Case Study

Integrating Abaqus/CAE as a machine learning data pipeline for training & evaluating AI models

14:00 - 14:30

Customer Keynote | Research Advancements with Abaqus FEA

Exploring cutting-edge break throughs in Abaqus finite element analysis research

14:30 - 15:00

The Factory of the Future

The digital continuity from engineering to manufacturing

15:00 - 15:30

Additive Manufacturing Process Simulation

Leaveraging Abaqus technology to predict 3D printing distortions & residual stresses

15:45 - 16:05

Retro Engineering

Distortion compensation & lattice design for extra-lightweighting

16:05 - 16:25

A Story Recap

Innovation from CAD to CAE to CAM for a greener future

16:25 - 16:35

Nurturing Sustainable Innovaiton in UAE

Unleashing innovation with Dassault Systèmes offers

16:35 - 17:00

Closing & Questions

All Key Players in One Place

The Time to Act is Now

Lead the path to a ground breaking sustainable innovation through the virtual twin technology to redefine your products, processes and business models


Auditorium, University of Birmingham, Dubai Campus, Academic City

Free car parking spaces will be made available at the main entrance.

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