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NAE Regional Meeting and Symposium on Digital Twins Schedule of Events

All the events will be at the Celeste Hotel, except for tours which will be at the UCF Research Park. Shuttle transportation will be available.

April 11, 2023
  • 4:00 p.m. — NAE Members Business Meeting (NAE Members)
  • 6.00 p.m. — Dinner (NAE Members)
April 12, 2023
  • 8:00 a.m — Breakfast (Members Only) & registration
  • 9:00 a.m. – Welcome and Introductions
  • 10:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m. — Keynotes

    • “Digital Twins for Magical Experiences” Michael Tschanz, Director-Engineering Technology and Analysis Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products
    • “Digital Twins & Digital Transformation” Douglas Juul, Missiles and Fire Control at Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • 12:00 p.m — Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m. — Research Presentations

    • Richard Vigeant, Director & Engineer of FLARE (Florida Applied Research in Engineering), University of Florida
    • Azizi, Seixas (tentative), Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of The Media and Innovation Lab, University of Miami
    • Ozlem Garibay, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida
    • Q&A Panel
  • Break
  • 3:15 p.m — Keynote

    • “Digital Twin as a Force for Innovation” Grace Bochenek, Director, School of Modeling, Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida, former U.S. Secretary of Energy, former director of the National Energy Lab
  • 4:00 p.m. Digital Twins laboratory Tours