ESI symposium 2019

Intelligence, the next challenge in system complexity?

ESI symposium 2019

Date: April 9, 2019
Venue: Auditorium TU/e Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven NL route and address
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Intelligence and Computation

Edward A. Lee

Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley

Digitalization and AI in support of Value Based Care

Henk van Houten

CTO and Head of Research for Royal Philips

Opening and welcome

Frans Beenker and Wouter Leibbrandt

S1 Digital Twinning

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How can digital twinning drive design and engineering innovation?
- How can digital twinning dive design and engineering innovation? Chair and introduction: Hans Duetz, Philips
- From virtual prototype to digital twin Jacques Verriet, ESI (TNO)
- Model-Based Systems Engineering and Digital Twins: applications to design, manufacturing and service of systems:Louis Stroucken, Philips Innovation Services
- ESI facilitator: Teun Hendriks

S2 Learning systems

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How to exploit system data for operational excellence?
- Unleashing the Power of Machine Learning for Operational Excellence: Opportunities and Challenges. Chair and introduction: Gregor Pavlin, Thales TRT
- Here be Dragons; Charting the Engineering of Learning Systems: Michael Borth, ESI (TNO)
- Computer assisted process management in the operating room: John van den Dobbelsteen, TU Delft
- ESI facilitator:Bas Huijbrechts

S3 Architecting intelligent systems

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Is a paradigm shift needed in architecting intelligent systems?
- Architecting intelligent systems, introduction. Chair and introduction: Ronald Fabel, Océ Technologies
- Architecting Intelligent Cyber Physical Systems Wouter Tabingh Suermondt, ESI (TNO)
- Can AI create patent-worthy designs and novel system architectures? Mike Nicolai, Siemens Industry Software
- ESI facilitator: Richard Doornbos

S4 Diagnostic reasoning

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Model based reasoning to support diagnostics in complex systems

- Chair and introduction: Hans Onvlee, ASML
- Diagnosing timing bottlenecks in large-scale component-based software. Jeroen Voeten, ESI (TNO)
- AI for Manufacturing: Ton van Velzen, IBM
- ESI facilitator: Emile van Gerwen

S5 Acceptable AI

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How to obtain trust in systems with AI components?
- How to obtain trust in systems with AI components? Chair and introduction: Robert-Jan de Pauw, Philips
- How to engineer trust into AI-based systems – an automotive perspective. Michael Siegel, Offis
- Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. Marc Steen, TNO
- ESI facilitator: Michael Borth

S6 Future system engineers

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What does future systems engineering look like? Will the rise of intelligent systems threaten or augment SE practices?
- From systems engineering to solutions development. Chair and introduction: Arjen Klomp,Thermo Fisher Scientific
- Systems Engineering in an evolving context. Ton Peijnenburg, VDL-ETG
- Helix Goes International: Observations on Systems Engineering in the Netherlands. Nicole Hutchison, SERC
- ESI facilitator: Joris van den Aker

08h30 Registration open
09h30 Opening 
Wouter Leibbrandt and Frans Beenker, ESI
09h50 Keynote academy: Professor Edward E. Lee, UC Berkeley
10h45 Break at the innovation market
11h15 Parallel sessions S1 Digital Twinning S2 Learning systems S3 Architecting intelligent systems
Chair and introduction Hans Duetz, Philips
Gregor Pavlin, Thales TRT
Ronald Fabel, Océ Technologies
Lecture Jacques Verriet, ESI Michael Borth, ESI Wouter Tabingh Suermondt, ESI
Lecture Louis Stroucken, Philips Innovation Services John van den Dobbelsteen, TU Delft Mike Nicolai, Siemens Industry Software
Facilitator Teun Hendriks, ESI
Bas Huijbrechts, ESI Richard Doornbos, ESI
12h30 Lunch at the innovation market
13h30 Parallel sessions S4 Diagnostic reasoning S5 Acceptable AI S6 Future system engineers
Chair and introduction Hans Onvlee, ASML Robert-Jan de Pauw, Philips Arjen Klomp,Thermo Fisher Scientific
Lecture Jeroen Voeten, ESI Michael Siegel, Offis Ton Peijnenburg, VDL-ETG


Ton van Velzen, IBM Marc Steen, TNO Nicole Hutchison, SERC
Facilitator Emile van Gerwen, ESI Michael Borth, ESI Joris van den Aker, ESI
14h45 Break, networking at the innovation market
15h15 Keynote industry: Dr. Henk van Houten, Royal Philips
16h15 Closure Wouter Leibbrandt and Frans Beenker, ESI
16h30 Drinks, networking, innovation market
18h00 End

Wouter Leibbrandt

Director Science and Operations
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“Continuous innovation in methodologies, system architecture thinking and cross-disciplinary ways of working to master the ever increasing complexity are crucial to maintain and extend Europe’s and Dutch competitiveness in this strategic domain.”

Frans Beenker

Business Director
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