New Technologies, New Opportunities: Introducing Digital Twins

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This event introduces business leaders in the Greater Cambridge region to the ‘state of play’ of Digital Twins provides a demystification of key terms, examples of how Digital Twins are being used commercially by businesses today, and poses key questions for your business to consider.

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About the event

A Digital Twin is a virtual replica of any real world entity, which allows humans and computing systems to interact with it via the data it generates and receives. As an example, Digital Twin approaches are improving the design and manufacture processes of complex products such as aircraft and jet engines. Learn how digital twins are emerging as a key enabler of future digitalisation of just about everything around us.

What impact will Digital Twins have on your business and industry sector? Join us at this timely event where we will demystify Digital Twin, separate hype from reality and help you to begin to think through the implications for your own business.

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10:25

Delegate Orientation

10:30

Networking

10:45

Welcome from Peter Whale, CW (Cambridge Wireless)

10:55

Welcome from Chris George, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority

11:00

Introducing Digital Twins, Miranda Sharp - Stream Lead, National Digital Twin Programme

11:50

Questions

12:05

Networking and discussion

12:20

Closing remarks

12:30

Event close

Speakers

Christopher George - Growth Hub Manager, CPCA Growth Hub

Christopher George is the Growth Hub Manager for Cambridgeshire Peterborough Combined Authority, responsible for the delivery of some 200 government programmes through the growth hub network, with over a decade of experience delivering high growth programmes and consultancy, previously Christopher worked for many years with high profile Christies as Senior Sales Manager, working globally with high profile clients. Christopher specialises in delivering dynamic high growth sales strategy within businesses and turnround on poorly performing depts, also believing developing strong relationships are the foundation of everything both professionally and personally. In his spare time, Christopher can be found tending his herbaceous borders or refurbing yet another house.

Miranda Sharp - Stream Lead, National Digital Twin Programme

Miranda Sharp advises on digital transformation and smart cities.  She is a Stream Lead with the National Digital Twin programme, member of the Mayor’s Smart London Board and Infrastructure Advisory Panel, trustee at the Centre for Cities think tank,  steering group for the Infrastructure Client Group’s Digital Transformation Task Group, and advisor to the award winning SME See Sense.  Her interest is in making both new and existing assets smarter with the benefits of data and innovative business models.

Peter Whale - CEO, UKTIN, Founder & CEO, Vision Formers

Peter is Founder & CEO of Vision Formers, the specialist consultancy that supports and mentors leaders of visionary technology businesses get product to market and turn ideas into reality.

Vision Formers works with start-ups and scale-ups, providing significant expertise in accelerating business growth through a focus on developing a robust product strategy, growing and coaching product and development teams, and providing operational excellence. Peter has a long track record of conceiving, developing and marketing successful technology-based solutions, deployed at scale, globally. Innovative products Peter has brought to market in digital, cloud, AI, consumer electronics and telecommunications have been used by countless millions of people on a daily basis globally, badged by the world’s leading digital and technology brands.

Peter also works with Digital Catapult as Programme Manager for UKTIN, working with partners and stakeholders to deliver UKTIN’s mission to transform the UK telecoms innovation ecosystem, capitalising on the country’s strengths in technology, academia, and entrepreneurialism, while positioning it for growth as new opportunities emerge in the industry.

Peter is a board member of CW (Cambridge Wireless), a Fellow of the IET, a Chartered Engineer, and a member of the Association of Business Mentors.

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