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Join us at our first Connected Digital Twins Summit on 22 June 2023

Join us at our first Connected Digital Twins Summit on 22 June 2023

Catherine Condie
  • Title: Join us at our first Connected Digital Twins Summit

22 June 2023, 09:00-17:30 – hybrid event

Urban Innovation Centre, 1 Sekforde Street, London EC1R 0BE

Register to attend online via Airmeet

We're excited to announce the first Connected Digital Twins Summit on Thursday 22 June 2023, 09:00-17:30, and hope you can join us!

The Digital Twin Hub and Connected Places Catapult are hosting a one-day interactive event to showcase the latest cross-industry business applications for connected digital twins.

The hybrid event will be held at Connected Places Catapult’s Urban Innovation Centre in London and features VIP keynotes, a panel discussion, the Gemini Call live, working groups, demo's and showcase of digital twin innovation from the Catapult Network.

The Connected Digital Twins Summit brings together policy makers, asset owners, solution providers, academics and investors to:

  • Learn about the latest outputs and tools to enable collaboration across industries
  • Explore applications of digital twin technology across multiple sectors
  • Share views on overcoming barriers to connecting digital twins
  • Discover how to assess ROI and empower business decisions
  • Network with Digital Twin Hub community members to spark new ideas and business opportunities.

The event will also introduce the DfT Transport and Innovation Board Programme and present a showcase of SME-led use cases for digital twins.



How can connected digital twins address industry challenges?

Led by Digital Twin Hub Chair, Dr Alison Vincent, this session features connected digital twin projects underway across the UK, with a panel discussion on how to overcome the barriers to connecting digital twins and a special Gemini Call Live with Arup’s Simon Evans. 

09:30 – 10:25 Morning Welcome and VIP Keynote Addresses including Why Connect Digital Twins? (Alison Vincent, Chair, DT Hub; Paul Wilson, Chief Business Officer, Connected Places Catapult)

10:30 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:25 Cyber-Physical Infrastructure Challenges for Industry: Landscape review (Simon Hart, Head of Digital Twins and Cyberphysical Infrastructure, Innovate UK)

11:30 – 11:55 Panel: Overcoming Barriers to Connecting Digital Twins (Chaired by Justin Anderson, Director of the Digital Twin Hub, Connected Places Catapult)

12:00 – 12:25 Panel: Digital Twin Financing (Chaired by Mark Coates, International Director of Public Policy, Bentley Systems)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15:00 Gemini Call Live (Hosted by Simon Evans, Global Digital Energy Leader, Arup)

15:05 – 15:30  To be announced soon

15:30 – 16:00 Break

16:00 – 16:20 Climate Resilience Demonstrator (Sarah Hayes, Engagement Lead, CReDo)

16:20 – 16:40 To be announced soon

16:40 – 17:00 To be announced soon

17:00 – 17:10 Wrap Up and Final Words (Alison Vincent, Chair, DT Hub and Justin Anderson, Director of Digital Twins, Connected Places Catapult)

How is the UK championing innovation in connected digital twins?

Digital twin research and development and the journey towards a cyber-physical infrastructure. This session features key projects and programmes across the Catapult Network and how they will change the industrial and economic landscape.

11:00 – 11:45 Transport Research and Innovation Board Programme: Overview and SME use cases (Connected Places Catapult, Department for Transport and SMEs) 

11:50 – 12:25 Digital Operations and Maintenance Environment (DOME) for Offshore Wind (Ben George, General Manager, Humber, Offshore and Renewable Energy Catapult) 

12:30 – 13:25 Lunch

13:30 – 14:05 To be announced soon

14:10 – 14:40 Digital Strategic Road Network (Paul Bate, Director of Modelling and Appraisal, Connected Places Catapult)

14:45 – 15:20 To be announced soon

15:30 – 16:00 Break

16:00 – 16:55 To be announced soon


How our community is coming together to enable connected digital twins

Interactive Training/Working Group Sessions 

Understand key issues, open standards and more through hands-on working groups with members of the Digital Twin Hub Strategic Board and guests. These sessions focus on specific areas of interest as identified by the Digital Twin Hub community.

11:00 – 11:25 Stimulating Innovation in Digital Twins through R&D Funding (Mark Gasgarth, Head of Digital Security and Resilience, EPSRC and DT Hub Advisory Group)  

11:30 – 11:55 DT Hub Working Group: Governance Model and Trust (DT Hub Strategic Board and guests)  

12:00 – 12:25 DT Hub Working Group: Open Standards and Interoperability (DT Hub Strategic Board and guests)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch  

13:30 – 14:00 DT Hub Working Group: Digital Skills and Building Capability (DT Hub Strategic Board and guests)  

14:10 – 15:25 Interactive Training Session

15:30 – 16:00 Break

16:00 – 16:30 DT Hub Working Group: Business Case and Demonstrating Value (DT Hub Strategic Board and guests)

16:35-16:55 DT Hub: Driving Community Value (Justin Anderson, Director of the Digital Twin Hub, Connected Places Catapult)


On-site guests will experience digital twins and connected systems in action using latest interactive Igloo technology, and will be able to explore digital twin technologies, systems and solutions in our exhibition space.


Register to attend online via Airmeet 

Interested in supporting our event? Read our Commercial Partnerships brochure below


The Connected Digital Twins Summit is held as part of the UK's first Digital Twin Week in conjunction with UK:Digital Twin.


Connected Digital Twins Summit_Commercial Partnerships Brochure (5).pdf

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Hi Catherine,

Thank you for this. I have registered for this event twice but I have not received a confirmation email. I am just quite concerned. Please clarify.

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Hi Valerie - thank you very much for raising this. I registered myself and this is what I received. It may be worth a try to add notifications@airmeet.com to a safe senders list in case this is the problem. I hope this is helpful. 


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