The economics of digital twins in port & logistics [HYBRID]

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The economics of digital twins in port & logistics [HYBRID]

Digital twins are great, but how can they create economic benefits?

Door The Beacon

Waar en wanneer

Datum en tijd

do. 20 apr. 2023 10:00 - 13:00 CEST


The Beacon 7 Sint-Pietersvliet 2000 Antwerpen Belgium

Over dit evenement

  • 3 uren
  • eTicket voor mobiel


Project managers, financial managers, innovation managers working in port or transport & logistics companies.


(1) Which benefits do digital twin-based solutions bring?

  • State of play of digital twins
  • Opportunities of implementing a digital twin: increased security, visibility, simulations, potential integrations etc.
  • The limitations of a digital twin

(2) Upcoming digital twin solutions for yard management and pipe transport

(3) Calculating the ROI of digital twin solutions

  • Overview of type of cost elements to be considered
  • Operational benefits
  • Return on investment


  • Valentin Carlan (University of Antwerp)
  • Mehran Farzadmehr (University of Antwerp)
  • Koen Penneman (PipeExpert)
  • Maarten van Heeringen (Peripass)


  • Hybrid session (The Beacon Building and online)
  • The session is free and open to the public, upon registration.
  • The session will be held in English

This event is organized in the framework of the COOCK Smart Port 2025 project. This three-year program, funded by VLAIO, aims at disseminating the vast knowledge that the University of Antwerp and Imec have in terms of Model-Based Systems Engineering Artificial Intelligence, to the port and logistics community in Flanders. As part of this project, The Beacon is organizing activities and events at which tech companies, port, and logistics operators, and academia are represented.

Over de organisator

Georganiseerd door
The Beacon

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