Program for PADOK activities during SPS2024

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The Swedish network for PhD students in production and product development, PADOK, is organizing a workshop and social events at the upcoming 11th Swedish Production Symposium on 23-26 April 2024.  

Tuesday, April 23: Workshop

12:00-13:00: Lunch for PADOK (for PhD Students) and SPA-board. Room: Entré AIL 

13:00-17:00: PADOK Workshop for PhD Students. Room: Entré AIL 

The PhD student workshop is organized in collaboration with company representatives: 

Johan Vallhagen, PhD, Senior Researcher/Specialist Digital Factory, GKN Aerospace 

Ana Esther Bonilla Hernandez, PhD, Senior Researcher / Specialist Process Development, GKN Aerospace 

Anna Ericson Öberg, PhD, Research Strategy Manager Future Solutions, Volvo Construction Equipment 

Andreas Hjertström, PhD, Research Strategy Manager Future Solutions, Volvo Construction Equipment 

Fredrik Kantojärvi, MSc, Grade Development Engineer, Seco Tools 

Preliminary agenda 

  • Introduction 
  • Company presentations 
  • Collaboration workshop in groups 
  • Networking break 
  • Presentation of results 
  • Summary and discussion with SPA-board  

    Wednesday, April 24: PADOK evening reception

    For those who will attend the open house at Production Technology Center, bus transportation to the Sour & Café Bar is available 19:15.

    19:30-21:00: PADOK Evening reception (for PhD Students). Location: Sour Café & Bar, Drottningtorget 1      

    An evening with a blend of delightful food, refreshments and engaging discussions. 

    During dinner, you will meet Anna Nilsson and Anki Carlsson from the Business Development Department of Trollhättan Municipality. They will share insights into why Trollhättan is such a compelling place to visit, live, work and study in.  

    Additionally, representatives from various companies will be present to discuss their enterprises and exciting career opportunities.