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  • Frédéric DOT

    Vice President Marine & Offshore Industry - Dassault Systèmes

    Vice President Marine & Offshore Industry - Dassault Systèmes

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    Frédéric Dot is currently in charge of developing Dassault Systèmes’ business and activities in Defence and globally in South Australia. He began his career at Dassault Systèmes as a Strategist in Defense and Smart Cities. He is recognized as a Human Factor and Flight Risk Management Expert. He is also a former Officer from the French Air Force, serving for 20 years, engaged in multiple Operations worldwide, and received the prestigious French decoration “Légion d’Honneur” in 2011.

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  • Eric FUSIL

    Director of the Shipbuilding Hub for Integrated Engineering and Local Design (SHIELD) - University of Adelaide

    Director of the Shipbuilding Hub for Integrated Engineering and Local Design (SHIELD) - University of Adelaide

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    Eric Fusil is a French-Australian Submarine passionate, having dedicated all his 20+ years of professional life to submarine industry. He is a naval architect by background and had his experience crafted by a variety of roles covering the full spectrum of a boat lifecycle (design, build, test and activation and sustainment) and worldwide (USA, France, Australia) including Submarine Shipyard facilities (performing reviews for overseas customers to assess fitness for purpose).

    With more than 5 years in Australia, he is fully aware of the challenges stemming from the local environment and, for instance, can put the FSM project into perspective with the knowledge of his native background. In other words: he can bridge between two worlds.
     
    After having worked for Naval Group in France and ASC in Australia, he created his own company, ODYSSEE AUS in 2017, working in Defence Industry worldwide.

    Dedicated to the Australian sovereign capability he is also Ass. Professor at the University of Adelaide as Submarine Design postgraduate courses coordinator.

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  • Kapil GAITONDE

    Senior Technical Manager - Oceania, Professional Solutions

    Senior Technical Manager - Oceania, Professional Solutions

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    Kapil has more than 19 years of experiences in advising and mentoring companies in understanding and implementing Virtual Solutions.

    His primary expertise is in the field of Design Analysis using FEA, CFD, Plastic Injection and Kinematic analysis technologies.

    Over the length of his career, Kapil has held many diverse positions in the CAD software industry, ranging from channel management, pre-sales, post-sales, product design, product management, research and development, team management roles, which gives him the experience and ability to advise clients in solutions implementation from a holistic, end-to-end perspective.

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  • David HARVEY

    Senior Lecturer - University of Adelaide

    Senior Lecturer - University of Adelaide

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    David is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide in “Engineering Systems and Mechanical Design”. He has a background in mechatronics and robotics, with deep industrial experience in early-stage systems engineering for many significant socio-technical systems. His research interests include mobile robotics to further human endeavour and engineering practice, particularly in digital engineering and early-stage design.

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  • Alain HOUARD

    Vice President Marine & Offshore Industry - Dassault Systèmes

    Vice President Marine & Offshore Industry - Dassault Systèmes

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    Alain Houard drives Dassault Systèmes’ vision, strategy, and value proposition to better serve the various Marine & Offshore sectors – from Naval Shipyards, Commercial Shipyards, Offshore, Yachts & Workboats to Marine Suppliers and Marine & Offshore Specialists. Mr. Houard’s organization is responsible for the definition and development of Industry Solution Experiences based on Dassault Systèmes' 3DEXPERIENCE® platform to help Marine & Offshore stakeholders address their specific challenges and accelerate innovation.

    Mr. Houard has been working at Dassault Systèmes since 1990. Prior to being appointed Vice President for the Shipbuilding and Energy Industries in 2010, he held various positions with regional responsibilities in Aerospace, Shipbuilding and Defense.

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  • François MATHIEU

    Consulting and Services Director, Marine & Offshore Industry - Dassault Systèmes

    Consulting and Services Director, Marine & Offshore Industry - Dassault Systèmes

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    Francois Mathieu supports major transformation projects by Dassault Systèmes at leading shipyards in Asia and Europe. Mr Mathieu has been working at Dassault Systèmes since 2004 where, prior to being appointed Technical Director for the Marine & Offshore Industry in 2012, he was in charge of business development for small and medium enterprises in the marine sector, with a special focus on yachts and workboats, naval architects, and marine engineering companies.

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