Full Agenda released: Top Speakers, Leading Technologies & Excellent Venue
June 06, 2012 Troy, MI – LMS North America, leading partner in test and mechatronic simulation, is pleased to announce the full agenda for the 2012 LMS Americas Vehicle Conference to be held at the Detroit Athletic Club in Detroit, Michigan on the 19th and 20th of June. This special conference will be filled with valuable content, excellent speakers, application presentations and celebration events as we commemorate the 20th Anniversary of LMS North America. We chose the Detroit Athletic Club to celebrate the heritage of the Automotive Industry in Detroit and to have a unique meeting place for this important conference.
The conference will host the following keynote speakers:
Mr. Dan Nicholson, Executive Director, Drivability, Calibration & Validation – GM
Dr. Mircea Gradu, Vice President Powertrain, Transmission & Driveline Engineering – Chrysler
Dr. ir. Jan Leuridan – Chief Technical Officer – LMS International
Lunch Speaker: Mr. Nizar Trigui – Global Chief Engineer, Vehicle Energy Management – Ford
“We are greatly pleased that Mr. Dan Nicholson, Dr. Mircea Gradu and Mr. Nizar Trigui will present their visionary approach to the eco- and brand value engineering challenges in the automotive sector.” commented Marc Boonen, President – LMS Americas. “Our aim is to provide a meeting place for the automotive and ground vehicle community to exchange ideas and find ways to respond to the current challenges in the industry. We are excited for this event, our 12th Annual Conference in Michigan!”
The afternoon of the 19th will have two interactive management panel sessions with industry leaders discussing the following; 1. “The Strategic Importance of System Engineering & Controls Integration,” and 2. “The Changing Role of Testing & its Importance to Vehicle Development.” These interactive sessions offer valuable information for the audience in the beautiful main dining room of the Detroit Athletic Club.
The Second day of the conference will host leading engineering application cases presented by our customers and other experts on the use of LMS solutions and technology to solve their engineering needs. These presentations will be categorized into three tracks covering NVH Engineering, System Simulation and Controls Engineering providing a view on our customer’s engineering and technology successes. Customer applications include Chrysler, Audi, Mitsubishi, FAW, Changan Automotive, hofer powertrain, Toyota, Denso and others along with university and technology presentations.
The two-day conference is the ideal venue to discover real-life business applications and the latest technological evolutions presented by leading industry experts, and to experience test and mechatronic simulation solutions from LMS and its partners. The conference will bring together engineering executives, senior managers, and technical experts who will share strategies that illustrate how simulation supported by continuous progress in physical testing has helped them optimize their products and product development processes.
Learn more and register at http://www.lmsintl.com/us-vehicle-conference