Please join us for a special

ESI LIVE Bonus Session

November 17, 2020 | 1pm - 3pm [EST]

ESI Live cordially invites you to join host Mike Salari, EVP Engineering Services, along with special guests from top companies as they consider what it takes to survive in the current environment while moving ahead with long-term thinking in industry and business transformation. Follow along as they discuss the idea generation path ​​​​essential to improve industrial resilience and new technology processes to continue to be agile and responsive to market demands - virtually.


Introduction - 1:00-1:20 EST
  • Cristel de Rouvray, CEO, ESI Group
    • Hear reflections from ESI ‘s Chief Executive Officer on ESI’s 45+year commitment to technical brilliance and how Virtual
    • Prototyping lays an unprecedented foundation for innovating and operating assets that must deliver socially and economically ambitious “outcomes”, such as inclusive mobility with low carbon emissions.

Dr. Cristel de Rouvray

Chief Executive Officer, ESI Group

Industry Leadership Discussion ​​​​​​-1:20-2:00 PM EST

 Long-term thinking in Industry and Business transformation

  • David Johnson, Vice President, Production Engineering and New Model Quality, Nissan North America
  • Marcus Paulo Nery, LATAM Virtual Integration Lead, FCA LATAM
  • Scott Pryer, Partner, Pryer Aerospace and Beckwood Press
  • Mike Salari, Executive Vice President of Innovation, Value Discovery And Services Regional Director-Americas, ESI Group 
  • Amy de Rouvray, Director of Global Marketing [ESI Moderator]
Did you say Simulation? From the Art of Modelling to the Art of Decision Making – the unique advantages of Virtual Prototyping ​​​​​​- 2:00-2:20 PM EST

Professor Francisco Chinesta, Scientific Director of ESI Group and globally renowned innovator in Computer Modelling Science, invites you on a journey towards augmented performance. What place will human-beings have, how will our societies and industries resemble in a near-future where Artificial Intelligence and engineering automation has peaked?

Prof. Francisco Chinesta

Scientific Director, ESI Group

Human-Centric - Live VR Demo - 2:20-2:45 PM EST
Join our live Collaborative Virtual Assembly review to understand: 
  • When Virtual Reality can be applied to discover Human-Centric Product & Process concerns 
  • What immersive virtual collaboration between distributed teams & suppliers can mean to your enterprise 
  • How to achieve cost, lead time, and downtime reduction targets for new product launches using immersive technologies 
Closing Remarks - 2:45-3:00 PM EST


Mike Salari

Executive Vice President Innovation, Value Discovery and Services – Regional Director, The Americas

David M. Johnson

Vice President, Production Engineering and New Model Quality, Nissan North America, Inc.

Scott Pryer

Partner at Pryer Aerospace and Beckwood Press

Marcus Paulo Nery

LATAM Virtual Integration Lead at FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Amy de Rouvray

Director of Global Marketing - ESI Group

Live Virtual Reality Demo

In today’s situation it’s even more important to enable collaboration virtually. With "immersive design reviews" engineering teams can evaluate human-centric product and process interactions. Thereby recognizing potential assembly risks that may arise to adjust the design or procedure, when needed, to prevent issues from escalating during production.

Join our live Human-Centric Demo to understand: 

  • How to achieve lead time, cost, and downtime reduction targets of your product development by using immersive technologies
  • How Human-Centric Validation enables you to evaluate design concepts to identify, resolve, and mitigate issues
  • How to enable collaboration between globally distributed team members & suppliers for optimal cross-functional team performance

Who Should Attend?

  • Executives, Managers, Decision-makers
  • Key contributors in Product and Program development, manufacturing, quality, innovation
  • R&D who have mission critical needs to reduce development time & cost
  • Key Companies in major industrial sectors who need to realign their strategy and product development around digital transformations to address their customer outcomes, from asset performance to safety or manufacturability


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