Speaker: Thierry Escaffre

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Thierry Escaffre

Thierry Escaffre

Maintenance Department Manager

GRTgaz

Thierry Escaffre is Maintenance Department Manager at GRTgaz.

In 2007, he started to work for GRTgaz gaz as in engineer after graduating from Ecole des Mines. He occupied various positions dealing with industrial safety and operating transmission network in Paris area.

He is a creative employee and all along these ten years he was involved in innovation : he was rewarded for 4 innovations in his regional unit about safety material or technical applications.

In 2016, he and his team have been double rewarded in the GRTgaz innovation challenge for a famous innovation in Virtual Reality : ITXVR for Immersive Traning eXperience in VR.

ITXVR is a gas valve station in VR used for training new people in the company.

French Specialist publications made many articles on ITXVR and how it is used as a training support at GRTgaz.

Since 2015, Thierry ESCAFFRE is in charge of a maintenance department of 50 people. He garanties the administration relationship and the maintenance plan of the gas transmission net work in his area.

In 2017, he also works on the second version of ITXVR awaiting for this summer.

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View ITXVR on Youtube here

ITX VR

ITX VR