SSI will be presenting on the future of digital transformation at Shipbuilding and Lifecycle Tech 4.0 and we’re going to dive deep into how to invest in innovation and still achieve a quick return on investment.
Accelerating PLM ROI and Digital Transformation at Austal USA
- An approach to implementing and seeing ROI quickly from a PLM system.
- Identifying and achieving the outcomes Austal USA is hoping for through ShipbuildingPLM.
- Achieving configuration management value quickly by filling process-related gaps.
VP of Sales and Operation, SSI
Patrick Dean Roberts, is the VP of Sales & Operations for SSI – ShipConstructor Software USA, Inc. (SSIUSA). He has over 11 years of shipbuilding & repair experience, and 15 years working in Shipbuilding Software applications. He is an active member in the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), American Society of Naval Architects (ASNE) and Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) organizations. For 25 years he has directly supported Shipbuilding Research. Under the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP), he served as the Ship Production Process Technologies Panel Vice-Chairmen for 2 years, and the Business Process Technologies Panel Vice Chairman for 11 years. He recently finishing up a 2-year term as the “re-organized” NSRP Business Technologies Panel as the Vice-Chairman, and was re-elected this month to serve another 2-year term through August 2022.
IT Solutions Architect, Austal USA
In 2006, she started her career in shipbuilding, working as an Industrial Engineer for Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (Ingalls Shipyard) in Pascagoula, MS. In 2007, Barbara was hired by Austal USA as a Project Coordinator for the LCS Program. Over her 15+ years with Austal USA, she has focused on bringing technology-based solutions and process improvements to a variety of business units within the organization.
About Shipbuilding and Lifecycle Tech 4.0
Shipbuilding & Lifecycle Tech 4.0 focuses on the key aspects of increasing the research, collaboration, productivity, innovation and efficiency, to support the development of capabilities, best practise, and technology of the data-driven ship design, engineering, planning, production, building, through life support, operational, fleet management, maintenance, refit and modernisation processes across the entire maritime chain.
Shipbuilding Tech 4.0 is for international marine professionals to network, share their ideas, products, services and research, as well as learn about current and future marketplace requirements.