OptimizeThis! 2017 Conference

Optimize This! 2017 International HEEDS Conference was held on June 20, 2017 at the Holiday Inn City Centre in Munich, Germany.

Optimize This! 2017 brings individuals responsible for product development together to learn and share how HEEDS is being used in a wide variety of industries and applications to help discover better designs, faster! The setting gives attendees the chance to participate in deeper discussions about design exploration challenges and innovations. The conference features presentations from key stakeholders and industry leaders currently using HEEDS to automate their design exploration processes. 

HI Munich City CenterGuests relaxed in the newly renovated hotel in the heart of Munich, a 15-minute walk from the Marienplatz square and treated to a Bavarian experience.

Below is the agenda.

Monday, June 19
18:00 - 21:00 Welcome Reception (Foyer Grosser Saal)
Tuesday, June 20
07:00 - 08:00 BREAKFAST (Restaurant Grat)
08:00 - 08:30 REGISTRATION (Foyer Grosser Saal)
08:30 - 08:40 Opening Remarks - Jean-Pierre Roux, Director of HEEDS European Business Development
08:40 - 09:00 Driving Innovation: Why Design Exploration and Why Now? - Angelo Flemings, VP of HEEDS Business Development
09:00 - 09:30 Design Exploration: STAR and HEEDS for Combustion System Development - Volkswagen AG
09:30 - 10:00 A New Wave of Design Space Exploration in Japan - Industries and Applications - Siemens Japan
10:00 - 10:30 MORNING BREAK (Exhibitor Hall)
10:30 - 11:00 Exploring Suspension Systems Using Analytical Methods for Critical Load-Cases - Ford-Werke GmbH
11:00 - 11:30 Design Exploration of Passenger Individual Air Nozzles - Airbus Operations GmbH
11:30 - 12:00 Diesel Engine Design Exploration Through Virtual Calibration - University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
12:00 - 13:30 LUNCH (Restaurant Grat)
13:30 - 14:00 Design Exploration of Powertrain Installation - China Euro Vehicle Technology (CEVT)
14:00 - 14:30 Development and Automated Design Exploration of a Novel DLN Hydrogen Combustion Technology for Gas Turbine Applications - B&B-AGEMA GmbH
14:30 - 15:00 Design Exploration for Performance of a Heat Exchanger - Valeo Thermal Systems
15:00 - 15:30 AFTERNOON BREAK (Exhibitor Hall)
15:30 - 16:00 System Simulation Model Calibration for Railroad Switches/Turnouts - Siemens AG Corporate Technology
16:00 - 16:30 Beam Optics Design Exploration of Thermionic Emitter Cathodes in an X-Ray Tube - Varex Imaging
16:30 - 17:30 Expanding the Role and Application of Design Exploration - Ranny Sidhu, VP of HEEDS Product Development
17:30 - 17:45 Conference Wrap-Up - Angelo Flemings
18:00 - 21:00 COCKTAILS & DINNER (Restaurant Grat)
Wednesday, June 21
08:00 - 09:00 BREAKFAST (Restaurant Grat)
09:00 - 12:00 HEEDS 101 Basic Training (Forum 2) - optional
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH (Restaurant Grat)
13:00 - 17:00 HEEDS 101 Basic Training (Forum 2) - optional
Thursday, June 22
08:00 - 09:00 BREAKFAST (Restaurant Grat)
09:00 - 12:00 HEEDS 201 Advanced Training (Forum 6) - optional
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH (Restaurant Grat)
13:00 - 17:00 HEEDS 201 Advanced Training (Forum 6) - optional

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2016 Agenda also available.