NAFEMS, the only worldwide independent association dedicated to engineering simulation and the people who use it, is pleased to announce the keynote speakers and presentation lineup for its upcoming NAFEMS North American 2010 Virtual Conference: 2020 Vision of Engineering Analysis and Simulation on November 15-16, 2010. This pioneering event, containing most of the elements of a traditional conference, but without the costs of travel and accommodations for the attendees, will feature over 20 high-quality live presentations in the Auditorium and numerous major simulation technology vendors in the Exhibition Hall.
Confirmed keynote speakers:
Professor J. Tinsley Oden, Associate Vice President for Research, University of Texas at Austin, Founder and Director, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES)
- SIMULATION-BASED ENGINEERING: Where Do We Go From Here?
David W. Trop, 787 Deputy Chief of Structures Engineering, The Boeing Company:
- STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION: Trends and Opportunities
Dr. Jim Wood, Senior Lecturer, University of Strathclyde:
- A LIFETIME TEACHING FEA: From Chalk-Face to Virtual Reality
The Conference also includes presentations by key individuals from Sandia National Laboratory, BAE Systems, Boeing, Ford, Procter and Gamble, Rolls-Royce Jet Engines, Daimler AG, AMEC Nuclear UK, SE&CS, Santa Clara University, Datapoint Labs/Materiality, Aberdeen Group, Gartner, CIMdata, CPDA, CYON Research, DS/SIMULIA, Defense Research and Development (Canada), Naval Surface Warfare Center, Altair, Siemens, DS/Simulia, ANSYS, CD-adapco and FETraining. For more information about the event, including how to register, please go to http://www.nafems.org/events/nafems/2010/na2010 .
NAFEMS is an association of more than 950 companies and academic institutions across all industries and applications worldwide, dedicated to the promotion of engineering simulation, its business benefits, and the people who practice it. For more information on what NAFEMS does and how your company can become a member, please visit http://www.nafems.org .