Digital Twins: realising commercial value in 2020

On Thursday 23 January 2020 from 09:00 - 14:00, techUK will be launching a new workstream looking at the future of digital twin thinking in the UK!

The aim of this session is to provide organisations, both large and small, with an understanding of the challenges, capabilities and opportunities for cross-sector collaboration that are emerging across the UK’s world-leading digital twin ecosystem!

We are keen to hear from suppliers and potential adopters from a range of different sectors, so this workshop will be open to non-members and the public! A brief agenda for the session can be found below:


0830 – 0900


0900 – 0910

Welcome & introduction

0910 – 0920

Overview of climate strategy & resilience group

0920 – 0930

Talk 1: IoT architectures and introduction to digital twins

0930 – 0945

Talk 2: Setting direction for the UK’s digital twin ecosystem

0945 – 1000

Talk 3: Understanding system behaviour and future prospects for digital twins

1000 – 1030


1030 – 1045

Challenge statement 1: Energy infrastructure/ utilities

1045 – 1100

Challenge statement 2: Construction/ advanced manufacturing

1100 – 1115

Challenge statement 3: Transport

1115 – 1130

Challenge statement 4: Health & social care

1130 – 1200

Panel discussion

1200 – 1245


1245 – 1300

Challenge response 1: Energy grid modelling

1300 – 1315

Challenge response 2: Advanced sensing

1315 – 1330

Challenge response 3: Urban mobility modelling

1330 – 1345

Challenge response 4: Personalised healthcare

1345 – 1400

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  • Tom Henderson

    Tom Henderson

    Programme Manager | Smart Cities and IoT
    T 020 7331 2043

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