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The Nordic Innovation Conference

October 1, 2024

Scandic Göteborg Central , Gothenburg, Sweden

The 2024 Nordic Innovation Conference

This year's event is packed with industry-leading speakers, a top plenary and industry-focused sessions, and a dedicated Ansys LS-DYNA track. Join us to uncover what's possible through simulation. 

  • Hear from leading industry speakers showcasing their use of Ansys simulation.
  • Gain insight into Ansys' simulation strategy covering Sustainability, AI/ML, Digital Engineering and more.
  • Join one of our key industry tracks including Automotive, A&D and High Tech and Industrial Equipment or attend the dedicated Ansys LS-DYNA track for insightful customer stories.
  • Share experiences, knowledge, and best practices with industry peers.
  • Discuss your simulation challenges with Ansys experts.
  • Participate and engage in interactive networking opportunities.

The 2024 Nordic Innovation Conference aims to celebrate engineering achievements that illuminate what's possible through the use of simulation. Discover the tools to optimize processes faster, with greater efficiency. And be inspired to design, build, and work in new ways that make your breakthrough ideas reality. 

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2024 Agenda

Discover the 2024 Nordic Innovation Conference Program.

8:00 - 9:00Registration & Arrival Refreshments
9:00 - 9:20Ansys Welcome - Jens Albrektsson, Regional Sales Director, Ansys
9:20 - 9:45Keynote: Cummins - Bob Tickel, Director, Cummins
9:45 - 10:10Keynote: Leading the Charge with Oracle Red Bull Racing - Morgan Maia, Senior Technical Partner Manager, Oracle Red Bull Racing
10:10 - 10:35Simulate, Innovate, Accelerate: Digital Engineering Unleashed - Will Marsden, Ansys
10:35 - 11:15Morning Break & Exhibition Open
11:15 - 11:40Keynote: Driving the adoption of Digital Engineering Danfoss - Wladimir Schamai, Danfoss
11:40 - 12:05Virtual Platform - Customer Presentation
12:05 - 12:30Leveraging AI/ML for Engineering Simulation - Ilya Tolchinsky, Ansys
12:30 - 13:00Lunch & Exhibition Open
13:30 - 13:50The Race to Zero Emissions - Addressing Electrification - AnsysFrom transistors to wireless communication: an end-to-end workflow - Hawal Rashid, AnsysParticulate Flow with Rocky and Fluent - AnsysRecent Development in LS-DYNA - Thomas Borrvall
13:55 - 14:15How to Validate ADAS Systems - AnsysAdvanced Antenna design - Customer PresentationBoost Productivity with Optimization and Automation - AnsysModelling the mechanical response of Li-ion batteries in electric vehicles - David Carlstedt, Volvo Cars
14:20- 14:40Software-Defined Vehicles - AnsysHigh-Fidelity Wireless Channel Modeling in Dynamic Virtual Terrestrial Environments - Shawn Carpenter, AnsysGenerative Design and Additive Manufacturing - Customer PresentationThe PTW Dummy, a physical and virtual crash test dummy - from a safety system developer's perspective - Håkan Sundmark, Autoliv
14:45 - 15:05Customer PresentationSupporting Multi-Domain Operations through Digital Mission Engineering - Roberto Gemma, AnsysSKF Bearing App - SKFCalibration and validation process of novel network models for Thermoplastics - Björn Stoltz, IKEA
15:05 - 15:45Afternoon Break & Exhibition Open
15:45 - 16:05Battery Management Systems for Safer Electric Vehicles - AnsysModel-Based Safety-Critical Engineering with SCADE at Saab Surveillance - Alex Deva, Saab SurveillanceLS-DYNA Manufacturing/Forming - AnsysGoing from shells to solids regarding material modelling - Per-Anders Eggertsen, Volvo Cars
16:10 - 16:30How to Pass The EMC/EMI Certification 1st Time - AnsysModel-based System Safety and Reliability Analysis - AnsysCombining Implicit and Explicit Analysis - AnsysCrash simulation and testing of child restraint systems at Thule - Henrik Alm, Thule
16:35 - 16:55Design Products That Will Thrive - AnsysSimulation Driven Thermal Concept evaluation - Ashref Rabhi, AnsysCustomer PresentationModelling of composite materials at GKN Aerospace Sweden using Ansys and LS-Dyna - Dennis Wilhelmsson
16:55End of Conference & Networking Drinks Reception


Our speakers are in the works for our event! Keep an eye out for updates as we confirm our lineup. More details coming soon!


In addition to the main conference, located next to the catering, this area will be home to multiple exhibitors.

Visit the 'Ask an Ansys Expert' booth to learn the latest and get one-to-one product support, and speak with our channel and technology partners at their dedicated booths.

Networking Reception

The reception will be held in the restaurant Area
16:55 - 17:45

At the close of conference, please join us for a networking drinks reception held in the exhibition area of the conference. This is a fantastic opportunity to get to know peers better whilst enjoying the canapés and drinks on offer.


Conference Venue

Scandic Göteborg Central
Vikingsgatan 7
411 04 Göteborg, Sweden

The Scandic Göteborg Central has an aesthetic inspired by the world’s busiest cargo ports. Out on the large green terrace you’ll have a fantastic view of the river, the harbor and Gothenburg.

Scandic Göteborg Central


How to get to there:

From Landvetter Airport:

  • 27 km - 21 min by car
  • 37 min by public transport.

From Gothenburg Central Station:

  • 0.3 km - 10 min on foot.


There are many hotels within the area, however, we've secured a reduced rate for delegates at the Scandic Göteborg Central.

Scandic Göteborg Central (conference venue)
Vikingsgatan 7
411 04 Göteborg

1295 SEK per night B&B
To secure the discounted delegate rate, use this code: BANS30092 when booking.