External Speakers

3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - Transforming your business with 3D product creation

Transforming your business with 3D product creation
J. Young | formerly of NIKE

Integrating 3D into your apparel business can be a daunting prospect. Joshua Young, gained his expertise over nearly two decades with Nike. In this session he will cover the opportunities and benefits 3D provides throughout the product development process. Young will discuss different tools and how they can be implemented - holistically or as point solutions.

Democratizing visual realism
Exa Corporation | Alexander Mackenzie

In today’s market, realistic visual communication of engineering results is essential. This is where engineering and design converge to produce stunning vehicles with superb aerodynamic performance. Therefore, engineers need easy access to visualization. By integrating STELLAR with Exa’s simulation results analysis tool, PowerVIZ, Exa has added an essential tool to the engineers’ digital toolbox.

3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - Democratizing visual realism 
3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - Innovative Marketing in the truck industry

Innovative Marketing in the truck industry
MAN Latin America | R. Takashi Sakurai

The trucking industry contributes an essential portion to many economies. Join Rogério Takashi Sakurai in this session and learn how smart and innovative marketing is done in the truck business in Brazil. Sakurai will give insight into the marketing approach of MAN LATAM, including the introduction of CGI and its strategic usage in Marketing & Sales. 

Mooney: The nexus of design and engineering
Mooney International | Dr. J. Chen

Mooney International – U.S. based manufacturer of single-engined aircraft - places strong emphasis on the importance design plays when engineering aircraft. Follow Mooney’s CEO Dr. Jerry Chen how the convergence of design and engineering results in beautifully created powerful planes that people can become passionate about. 

3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - Mooney: The nexus of design and engineering
3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - The 3rd dimension of Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man

The 3rd dimension of Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man
University of Bologna | Marco Gaiani

Preserving historic artwork for future generations is a great responsibility. At the same time it’s important to allow in-depth studies and provide access to the masses. By using the latest 3D visualization technology, the University of Bologna has developed an effective way to meet this challenge by bringing the “Vitruvian Man” to life - 'Edutainment' at its best. 

Offline rendering with 3DEXCITE DELTAGEN
PSA Peugeot Citroën | Benoît Deschamps

Over the last 3 years, PSA set up a 3D real-time rendering pipeline based on DELTAGEN which is heavily used for design and perceived quality reviews. Learn how PSA has reached a new level of performance and maximum reuse of content by testing their DELTAGEN models for offline rendering. 

3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - Offline rendering with 3DEXCITE DELTAGEN
3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - Power your next generation rendering with Dell and NVIDIA hardware

Power your next generation rendering
with Dell and NVIDIA hardware
Dell | P. Beck, NVIDIA | G. Polaillon

Update on latest GPU powered Dell solutions and related 3DEXCITE software solution: From workstation rendering and GPU ray-tracing, to Point Of Sales powered by NVIDIA GRID and virtualization.

Achieving the dream of powerful visual experiences
Honda Motors | Hirokazu Hara

Learn how Honda’s digital investment went from a small consulting project 4 years ago to an established and highly automated visual asset process. Gain insight to the way Honda is transforming 3D data into high-end visualization - employing one model for many use cases. This approach provides end-to-end, powerful visual experiences from design to digital marketing.  

3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - Achieving the dream of powerful visual experiences
3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - Creating relevant customer experiences when shopping at the speed of light

Creating relevant customer experiences
when shopping at the speed of light
Little Diversified Architectural Consulting | D. Kepron

A whole generation of shoppers sits at the transition between traditional shopping places and customer experiences ready to partake in "Creative Collaborative Consumerism". David Kepron discusses big ideas around how technologies are fundamentally changing the customers’ brain, their communication style, and how they find meaning and validation in their digitally driven socially networked lives. Learn how stores with reduced sales areas can be "Brand Performance Places" and how a truly innovative shopping experience should unfold .

The art and inner workings of creating heroes and villains for "Penguins of Madagascar"
DreamWorks Animation | S. J. Smith

How do you create the most dastardly evil creature with eight limbs the world has ever seen, and have four cute and cuddly penguins try to defeat it! Sounds messy, and horrific! Simon J. Smith, film director of DreamWorks’ animated feature film production “Penguins of Madagascar”, gives an insight into the amazing world of animation and the complex task of casting famous actors, directing animation over two continents, through 3 studios, 12 hours apart. And have the penguins still win!

3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - The art and inner workings of creating heroes and villains for "Penguins of Madagascar"
3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - How the power of digitality forces companies to rethink consumer experience, and adapt its organization

How the power of digitality forces companies to rethink consumer experience, and adapt its organization
Toyota Deutschland | T. Winkelbach

In 2014 Toyota launched the new generation of the Aygo, a small car targeting a younger audience. The work Toyota achieved using digital tools and the processes derived for the launch marked the advent of a new approach to customer experience. This innovation resulted in a reorganization of the company. Get the backstory in this compelling session.

From Design to customer promise
Jaguar Land Rover | J. Knight-Gregson

In order to deliver against the highest customer expectations of both a personalized sales process through to delivery of the final product promise, JLR is embarked on an enterprise wide initiative to connect the business to the consumer through an Enterprise Virtual Garage driven by a unique and single configuration platform strategy. This presentation explores the key program facets and benefits that this will deliver to JLR and its clients.

3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - From Design to customer promise
3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITEL3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - Innovating apparel design & development with 3D virtual technology

Innovating apparel design & development
with 3D virtual technology
Target | M. Rudge & S. Gagnon

Learn how the design and development team of one of the largest retailing companies in the U.S. utilizes 3D technology for apparel production to drive time and cost savings while maximizing decision making. Creating life-like images allows Target® to visualize and verify garments across a brought range earlier in the process, thus ensuring smarter and highly creative results.

Visual forecasting at Nissan Motor Company
Nissan Motor Company | D. Malone

When a virtual prototype is not enough, advanced hardware and digital tools can elevate the process and allow Engineers to understand the impact of their decisions. Dennis Malone will give his perspective on how this approach has streamlined Nissan’s product development and why it’s essential to the pipeline. As an expert in virtualization, Malone has pushed the technology envelope within his organization, don’t miss this session to learn what he did and why he did it. 

3DEXCITE - 3DEXCITE Live! 2015 - Visual forecasting at Nissan Motor Company