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The University of Southampton
CORMSIS Centre for Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems

SORG/Simulation SIG/CORMSIS Seminar Event

14:30 - 17:30
24 October 2019
Room 4003, Building 4, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please email Dr Christine Currie at .

Event details

Double bill of seminar run in conjunction with the OR Society's Simulation Special Interest Group and the Southern OR Group.


14:30 - 15:30 "Analytics for maintenance optimisation of a nuclear power station", talk by Jack Lewis and Nick Barton (DAS Ltd)

15:30 - 16:00 Tea break

16:00 - 17:00 "Real-world Experiences of Using Discrete Event Simulation in Ford", talk by John Ladbrook (Ford Motor Company)

Abstract: John Ladbrook is going to discuss some of the key experiences of his career as a simulation modeller in Ford’s Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering department. Subject areas to be discussed will include model building and validation, presentation of results, use of data, greatest achievements and mistakes plus the impact research had on the Ford Simulation Team. John will conclude with his view of the challenges that still need resolving to advance the use of simulation in manufacturing.

17:00 - 17:30 Networking



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