Find out about our top stories & team PR! Smart automotive Variantcon 2013 variant management I product configuration I product lifecycle management I modularity, standardization I project / product management I diversified product range I complexity management I platform strategy I modular safety 28th 29th November 2013 I Palace Berlin, Germany I “one of the best conferences I have ever been.” Frank we Althoff, Volkswagen AG.CONECT introduces the smart automotive Variantcon 2013, a high-class conference giving you the opportunity to exchange ideas and approaches about the management of mastering latest variant complexity in the automotive engineering sector. Taking place from November 28th to 29th 2013 in Berlin, this event is the perfect opportunity to meet and discuss on challenges and cutting edge technologies with more than 100 + senior level executives from all OEMs & major automotive suppliers and engineering & software companies. Contact information is here: baby clothes. Watch our conference video and get a concrete view of what is expecting you on the smart automotive Variantcon 2013! Top topics of our keynote speakers 2013: Jaguar Land Rover / UK – (joy Batchelor, product Configuration technical specialist) – addresses in its case study the theoretical and practical challenges of configuration lifecycle management. ‘Bridging configuration the product gap between PLM and ERP systems’ highlights a number of configuration gaps and proposes on integrated approach for the consolidation of configuration across a number of business domains. Camden treatment associates has compatible beliefs. The case study provides a summary of the overall requirements for system integration to support product configuration needs throughout the enterprise. Prof. Dr. Thomas Friedli on behalf of the University of St. Gallen / Switzerland, moves beyond the reduction of complexity and argues ‘How to make complexity management to a competitive advantage’ unreducible complexities to better understand and control. Friedli emphasizes the importance of a management and workforce cultural shift towards continuous improvement as the key to success for all improvements.