Location and arrival

Digital Engineering Conference & User Meeting 2020

Day 1: Wednesday, 1 April 2020
Day 2: Thursday, 2nd April 2020

Location and arrival


Quality Hotel Plaza DresdenKönigsbrücker Str. 121A01099 Dresden
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Parking is possible at the hotel and included in the conference fee. To receive your exit ticket, please mention the WIAM conference at the reception desk.


We have reserved a number of rooms at the conference hotel, please use the keyword “WIAM 2020” when you book your room:

  • Quality Hotel Plaza Dresden: 89 Euro per single including breakfast buffet (Double rooms are available at an extra charge)(Book your room by e-mail!)

RegistrationPlease use following form to register for the Conference:

    Participation at the conference: 230,00 €*
    Participation at the conference (for students only, max. 10 available tickets): 50,00 €*
    Participation at the Dinner and Get-Together: 50,00 €*
    One or more colleagues will join me.
    *excl. VAT

    A photographer will take pictures and videos of the event, which will be used for documentation and news coverage purposes by IMA Dresden. With my registration, I hereby declare that recordings of me during this event can be used for this purpose only and without any recompense.


    10.30 am
    11.00 am

    Overview of WIAM und IMA DresdenManaging Directors

    11.15 am
    Digitalization and AI: From R&D to production

    Key Note Dr. Toni Ehrig (Managing Director, IMA Dresden)André Rauschert (Head of Digital Processes, Fraunhofer Big Data Alliance)

    12.00 pm
    Lunch & Networking
    1.00 pm
    The optimal material selection: A complex process

    Business Processes: Approval workflows for materials and partsLinda Klepsch (Managing Director, WIAM GmbH)

    1.30 pm
    Specifications as guide rails for the digitalized material selection

    Business Processes: Specification ManagementDr. Norbert Papenfuß (Innovations Manager, WIAM GmbH)

    2.00 pm
    Digital supplier chain for materials and laboratory data

    Digital laboratory order: Commissioning, implementation, data exchangeMichael Just (Head of information systems, IMA Dresden)

    2.45 pm
    Coffee break and exchange
    3.15 pm
    Requirements Engineering: From product requirements to a test order

    Measuring & Testing: Characterization of materials and partsFrank Heinrich (Head of plastics and composites, IMA Dresden)

    4.00 pm
    Digital Twin: From materials testing to material cards

    Measuring & Testing: Characterization of materials and partsTom Schiemann (Head of simulation and calculation, IMA Dresden)

    4.45 pm
    Summary and Discussion
    Optional: Evening program
    7.00 pm
    Dinner and Get Together
    8.30 am
    Arrival day 2
    9.00 am
    User Session I: Generating CAE model parameters
    9.00 am
    User Session II: Configuration of a workflow with the workflow engine
    10.30 am
    Coffee break and exchange
    11.00 am
    User Session III: Example use case with the WIAM-API
    11.00 am
    User Session IV: Mobile UI – Handling Digital Twin data
    12.30 pm
    Lunch & Networking
    1.30 pm
    User Session V: Material Compliance: Management of certificates and regulations
    3.00 pm
    Summary and outlook
    3.30 pm
    End of event