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Strategic Seminar

Navigating the Future:
Model Based Engineering in Shipbuilding and Defense

November 9, 2023

Discover how leading marine companies are transforming their business


*NEW* Location:


De Ruwenberg Hotel
Ruwenbergstraat 7 | 5271 AG | Sint‑Michielsgestel

0830 am – 1330 pm

Learn how organizations like Damen Naval, OIP and BITSA are revolutionizing their businesses through model based engineering strategies at our strategic seminar on November 9th. Join the Razorleaf team to explore how advanced technology platforms are fueling innovation and facilitating model based engineering in product design and development.

Event Speakers:

Attendees will learn:

  • The impact of model based engineering and supporting technology
  • Real-world applications using an integrated PLM platform across diverse companies, resulting in positive business outcomes
  • Valuable lessons from organizations currently undergoing digital transformation journeys

Ensuring the success digital transformation projects presents a significant challenge, requiring careful consideration of business requirements and adherence to security compliance. This seminar will delve into the strategies that harness advanced data-driven technology platforms, ultimately providing a competitive edge and delivering tangible results for both the business and the extended supply chain.

About Damen Naval

Damen Naval’s digital transformation project enables one of Europe’s most significant naval projects in the past two decades. Their strategic focus on building an integrated, data-driven platform using 3DEXPERIENCE has yielded positive outcomes after three years.

About OIP

OIP, a project-based Engineering to Order company in the defense and aerospace sector, underwent a transformation by implementing PLM and ERP solutions.  This shift propelled OIP from its legacy paper-based configuration management system to a modern digital platform, 3DEXPERIENCE, resulting in reduced delays and alleviating frustrations.

About PwC

PwC, is the leading auditing and consulting company in Germany. As an independent member of the international PwC network, it offers its services worldwide. PwC audits and advises leading industrial and service companies of all sizes.

PwC is rethinking product lifecycles holistically. Complexity, customer demands, sustainability, cyber security, and compliance are rapidly evolving challenges for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). PwC’s business-driven approach helps turn them from speed bumps into a fast lane for product vision.


BITSA (Business IT Strategy and Architecture) provides research and advice regarding the migration from on-premise – to cloud-based solutions, its business, financial and architectural impact. BITSA helps companies regarding the Business – and IT benefits they can achieve when adopting a Cloud strategy and how this affects their operational excellence.

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Who Should Attend?
1. Shipbuilding Companies
2. The Shipbuilding Industry’s Eco-system
3. Defense Industry
4. Military Equipment Companies
5. Industry Experts


08:30 – 09:00 amReception and registration
09:00 – 09:15 amWelcome, kick-off, and introductions
09:15 – 9:45 amAn Industrial and Academic Perspective on Digital Transformation, Steef Klein, BITSA
9:45 – 10:15 amThe value of a data-driven platform in the defense industry by Reginald Schaumans, Program Manager, OIP
10:15  – 10:45 amBreak
10:45  – 11:15 amOur Experience with an Integrated Data-driven Platform by Bas Timmer, General Manager Engineering, Damen Naval
11:15 – 11:45 amRevolutionizing Success: Unleash Winning Products with Cutting-Edge Ecosystems, Jochen-Thomas Morr, PwC
11:45 – 12:15 pmQ & A session with all speakers
12:15 – 13:30 pmLunch
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