ESI Global Forum :
the International Conference
Dedicated to Virtual Product Engineering
Scheduled May 21 & 22, 2014 in Paris, France
PARIS, Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ESI Group, pioneer and world-leading solution provider in Virtual Prototyping for manufacturing industries, announces the next ESI Global Forum, its biennial event dedicated to Virtual Product Engineering. During this two-day conference, taking place on May 21 & 22 in Paris, France, ESI customers across industry sectors (Ground Transportation, Energy and Aerospace & Defense) will share their successes and best practices in Virtual Product Engineering.
This year, Eric Daubourg, COO of ESI France, has the honor of opening the conference and introducing keynote speakers: Toshihiro Araki, General Manager of the Integrated CAE Department of the Vehicle Component Technology, Development Division at Nissan Motor Company; Morello Sperandio, Scientific Director at AREVA; Hervé Gilibert, Chief Technology Officer at Airbus Defense & Space and, Eric Landel, Expert Leader in Numerical Modeling and Simulation, Renault.
In the afternoon and on the second day, the conference will feature parallel industry sessions, so that ESI's customers may address the particular achievements and needs of the Ground Transportation, Energy, and Aerospace & Defense sectors in more detail.
The agenda for ESI Global Forum 2014 already includes many important papers and ESI is pleased to announce presentations from the following companies:
For Ground Transportation: Applus + IDIADA (Spain), AUDI AG (Germany), Jaguar LandRover (United Kingdom), Magna International (United States), Renault (France), PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN (France), Virtuelles Fahrzeug (Austria) and Visteon (France);
For Energy: AREVA NP (France), AREVA NP GmbH (Germany), Astrium (France), CEA (France), ONET Technology (France), STMicroelectronics (France) and Tractebel Engineering (GDF SUEZ) (Belgium);
For Aeronauticss & Defense: Airbus Helicopter (France), Astrium (France), Deutsches Luft- und Raumfahrtzentrum (DLR), European Space Agency (Netherlands), Hochschule Albstadt-Sigmaringen (Germany), OJSC Aviadvigatel (Russia), PCC Airfoils - LLC (United States), SNECMA (France) and SL Rasch (Germany).
To fulfill the needs of ESI's growing vibro-acoustics user community, four vibro-acoustics workshops will run in parallel to the aforementioned industry presentations. These workshops will focus on Powertrain Exhaust and Intake, Wind Noise, Cabin Noise and Low Frequency Interior Acoustics.
Visit www.esi-group.com/EGF2014 to view the provisional conference agenda read presentation abstracts and track updates as the conference planning is finalized
On the first evening, participants will enjoy dinner on the scenic river Seine and have opportunity for informal discussions and networking.
Throughout the conference, an exhibition area will allow ESI's hardware and software partners to showcase solutions that sustain the innovation and productivity of ESI customers.
Sign up now! An Early Bird rate will be granted to participants registering before February 28, 2014.
For more information about the ESI Global Forum and to register, please visit www.esi-group.com/EGF2014
|Image: Keynote speaker Fred Haise, former NASA astronaut, during the previous ESI Global Forum 2012, in San Diego|
Want to know what it's like to be at ESI Global Forum? Click here to watch a short movie featuring the last ESI Global Forum, in 2012 in San Diego.
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About ESI Group
ESI is a pioneer and world-leading provider in Virtual Prototyping that takes into account the physics of materials. ESI boasts a unique know-how in Virtual Product Engineering, based on an integrated suite of coherent, industry-oriented applications. Addressing manufacturing industries, Virtual Product Engineering aims to replace physical prototypes by realistically simulating a product's behavior during testing, to fine-tune fabrication and assembly processes in accordance with desired product performance, and to evaluate the impact on product use under normal or accidental conditions. ESI's solutions fit into a single collaborative and open environment for End-to-End Virtual Prototyping. These solutions are delivered using the latest technologies, including immersive Virtual Reality, to bring products to life in 3D; helping customers make the right decisions throughout product development. The company employs about 1000 high-level specialists worldwide covering more than 40 countries. ESI Group is listed in compartment C of NYSE Euronext Paris.
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