|Time||Presentation Title||Name of the presenter|
|08.00 AM||Registration Begins|
|08.30 AM||Welcome||Dr. Gary Vanderplaats, VR&D|
|08.45 AM||Keynote Address: Approaching New Vehicle Development Holistically||Dr. Simon Xu, Engineering Manager at General Motors|
|09.30 AM||VR&D Product Presentation||Mr. Juan Pablo Leiva, VR&D|
|10.00 AM||COFFEE BREAK|
|10.20 AM||Analysis led Design via Optimization||Mr. Kevin Brittain, Cummins|
|10.45 AM||Advanced Capability & Application of GENESIS Software: Topology Optimization||Mr. Ranga Chakravarty, General Motors|
|11.10 AM||The GENESIS of Corvette Racing, Seat Construction:
Designing out of the Box… You’ve Cornered Yourself Into
|Mr. Grant Browning, Pratt & Miller|
|11.35 AM||Design Automation and Upcoming Features in VisualDOC||Mr. Rohan Bokil, VR&D|
|12.00 PM||LUNCH BREAK|
|01.00 PM||Democratization of Topology Optimization with GENESIS & CREO||Dr. Andreas Vlahinos, AES|
|01.25 PM||Topological Optimization Case Histories at GE Healthcare||Mr. Doug Grant, GE Healthcare|
|01.50 PM||Design for Additive Manufacturing (DFAM):Topology Optimization using GENESIS and Current Challenges||Dr. Chandan Mozumder, General Motors|
|02.15 PM||MESHWORKS – Fast modeling tools for non-parametric &
|Mr. Ray Chaney, DEP|
|02.40 PM||Multimaterial Lightweighting Door System Using Optimization-Led
Design Software ACP OpDesign
|Dr. Akbar Farahani, ETA|
|03.05 PM||COFFEE BREAK|
|03.25 PM||Structure Integration and Design Optimization in the Vehicle Architecture Development||Dr. Siliang Zhang, PATAC|
|03.50 PM||Optimization in the presence of bifurcations: A simple crash example||Dr. Edmondo Di Pasquale, Simtech|
|04.15 PM||A Case Study on Clean Side Duct Radiated Shell Noise Prediction||Dr. Ringo Zhang and John White, FCA|
|04.40 PM||Advanced Capability & Application of GENESIS Software: Sizing Optimization||Mr. Ranga Chakravarty, General Motors|
|05.05 PM||TECHNICAL PRESENTATION END|
|05.05 PM||Networking Session/Social hour|
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Hotel Booking Information:
We have reserved a limited number of rooms for guests needing accommodation. You can make reservation either by visiting website at The Inn at St. John’s or by calling the hotel at 734-414-0600 and mentioning group name, Vanderplaats Research & Development Inc. to get group booking discount. Reference code for website booking is VR100118Z. Please book directly before September 17, 2018.
Top reasons to attend the conference:
- Learn the latest developments in Simulation and Optimization Technology.
- Learn about the latest enhancements in GENESIS, Design Studio, VisualDOC, SMS, GSAM/GTAM, ESLDYNA, and other VR&D software.
- See how VR&D users are utilizing our latest design optimization resources.
- Share experiences and novel results obtained from using VR&D solutions.
- Discuss future developments that you would like to see in VR&D software for the benefit of your company’s products.
- Free training workshops from experts on October 4th & 5th at our Novi office.
- Reception and networking event.