Conference brings together esteemed speakers from Daimler AG, Airbus, Alenia Aeronautica, Audi, Red Bull Racing, Carl Zeiss and more.
The Conference will take place on October 17-18, 2007 at the Radisson SAS Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany. Attendees will include engineers and senior executives from industries including automotive and aerospace OEM and supply, and a wide range of manufacturing industries.
This year's VPD Conference, themed "Gaining Competitive Advantage through Engineering Productivity," is designed to help companies maximize their return on simulation investments, ensure right-to-market and minimize time-to-market for products in highly competitive global environments. The Conference will celebrate the best in process management, industrial applications and design innovation, providing insight into MSC.Software's investments in the continued evolution of its simulation offerings. Keynotes and technology tracks feature management sessions from leading manufacturing executives and high-value customer case studies. Presentations by MSC.Software engineers will focus on current and future capabilities of its leading Engineering Products including MSC.Nastran, Patran, Marc and Dytran and its new enterprise-class MD and SimEnterprise Solutions.
As part of the Conference, MSC.Software management and experts will be available to discuss attendee requirements in relation to individual current and future product development needs, as well as providing insight into improving product performance and reliability by enhancing product simulation, testing, and manufacturing.
Keynote speakers for the EMEA Conference are scheduled to include: -- Alfred Katzenbach, Director of Information Technology, Daimler AG -- Jens Bold, Project Leader Composite Skill Improvement, Airbus -- Alessandro Franzoni, Chief Technical Officer, Alenia Aeronautica S.p.A. -- Philippe Sottocasa, Technical Vice President, Sogeti High Tech -- Steve Nevey, Business Development Manager, Red Bull Racing -- Michael Holzner, Head of Body Pre-Development/CAx-Methods, Audi AG -- Rainer Bugow, Chief Technical Officer, PROSTEP -- Peter Erdmann, Manager TR, BOMAG -- Armin Schoeppach, Principal Scientist, Carl Zeiss SMT -- Heinz Rybak, Senior Consultant, Technical Lead for IBM/MSC.Software
"MSC.Software's VPD Conference explores all aspects of virtual product development, and will spotlight strategies to help engineering teams meet the ever-increasing pressures of time, cost, quality, and performance through engineering innovation," said Stephen Bodnar, Vice President, Marketing and Product Management, MSC.Software. "As we explore the future of simulation, we've invited industry experts to share their thoughts on how the associated technologies can provide them with a competitive advantage."
For more information on VPD EMEA 2007, or to register for the event, visit: http://www.mscsoftware.com/events/vpd2007/emea
About MSC.Software's Global VPD Conferences
MSC.Software hosts its VPD conferences in several strategic locations around the globe, providing its customers and prospects with convenient access to the latest information surrounding its products and solutions and providing attendees direct access to VPD case studies as presented by their peers throughout the industry's customer-base. This year's conferences will take place on October 11-12, 2007 at the Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, October 17-18 at The Radisson SAS Hotel International Conference Center in Frankfurt, Germany, October 23-24 at the Century Hyatt in Tokyo Japan, October 25-26 at COEX in Seoul, Korea and October 30-31 at Beijing Eastern Garden in Beijing, China
About MSC.Software Corporation
MSC.Software (NASDAQ: MSCS) is the global leader of enterprise simulation solutions, that help companies make money, save time and reduce costs associated with designing and testing manufactured products. MSC.Software works with thousands of companies in hundreds of industries to develop better products faster by utilizing information technology, software, services and systems. MSC.Software employs more than 1100 people in 23 countries. For additional information about MSC.Software's products and services, please visit http://www.mscsoftware.com.
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