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Join us to the
2019 BETA CAE Systems
North America Open Meeting

October10, 2019
The Inn at St. John's
Plymouth, USA


BETA CAE Systems International AG, the leading contemporary industry supplier of CAE software, and its subsidiary in the United States, BETA CAE Systems USA, have the pleasure to invite you to the 2019 Open Meeting in Plymouth, Michigan, USA. The event will take place on October 10, 2019 at The Inn at St. John's, Plymouth, MI, USA.

This year BETA CAE Systems is excited to announce Mr. Eric DeHoff, Chief Engineer – Technical Leader CAE, Honda R&D Americas, Inc, as our keynote speaker, who will be presenting "Bringing Reality into a Virtual World".
Eric DeHoff graduated with a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. He started his engineering career as a rocket scientist for NASA in 1988, working on analyses of the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. He then joined Honda R&D Americas in Ohio in 1996 in the first CAE group responsible for developing CAE activity for the company. He is now Chief Engineer and Technical Leader for CAE responsible for assessing and increasing the CAE capability in the company.

During this event you will have the opportunity to be updated on the latest developments and new software products, along with real case applications of our software, on various CAE disciplines and industries.

Technical discussions & demonstrations will offer you the opportunity to discuss with our engineers the software features, their application, and the future developments. A team of CAE experts from BETA CAE Systems will be pleased to meet you in person and exchange knowledge, experience and visions.

We expend our appreciation to our guest speakers who compile this year a unique constellation of application cases and success stories.

Don't miss the opportunity and register today. Registration will be open until October 7th.

There is no participation fee for the event.
The attire will be business casual.
The event is organized and hosted by BETA CAE Systems USA Inc.

 

 

Preliminary Agenda
Wednesday October 10, 2019 - Open Meeting

 

07:30 - 08:00

Registration & Breakfast (Nazareth)

 

 

Plenary Session (Galilee)

8:00 - 08:05

Introduction
John Skarakis
President and Technical Director, BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc.

08:05 - 08:10

Welcome
Dimitris Angelis,
Chairman, BETA CAE Systems SA

08:10 - 08:25

BETA CAE Systems Company Presentation
Sam Saltiel
CCO, BETA CAE Systems International AG

08:25 - 8:55

Keynote Speech: Bringing Reality into a Virtual World
Eric DeHoff
Chief Engineer - Technical Leader CAE, Vehicle Development Foundation, Honda R&D Americas, Inc.

8:55 - 9:40

Latest Developments & New Products in BETA's Product Line
Santosh Patil, Onkar Mande
BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc.

09:40 - 10:10

Implementation of SPDRM for Automated Creation and Assembly of Digital Models in a German OEM
Alexandros Kaloudis
BETA CAE Systems International AG

10:10 - 10:40

Break, Technical Discussion and Demonstrations (Nazareth)

Track 1 (Galilee) Track 2 (Judea) Demo Sessions (Judith)

10:40 - 11:10

Con-Du-It! Automation of Electrical Harness Modeling
Christopher Raprager
General Motors

Latest Developments in Volume Meshing for CFD
Konstantinos Haliskos
BETA CAE Systems SA

DEMO: Pre- & Post-Processing for Occupant Safety
Thanassis Fokylidis, Nikolaos Tzolas
BETA CAE Systems SA

11:10 - 11:40

Comprehensive Simulation Run Management: Solutions for Analysts and Model Building Teams
Irene Makropoulou
BETA CAE Systems SA

Gradient Enhanced Kriging, OpenFOAM Adjoint and ANSA DOE-Morphing for Shape Optimization in CFD
Dimitrios Papadimitriou, Inseok Park
BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc.
Zissimos P. Mourelatos
Oakland University

 

 

11:40 - 12:10

Connections Automation
Daniel Lang
General Motors

Efficient Watertight Preparation Tools and Methods for CFD Meshing at Groupe PSA
Konstantinos Haliskos
BETA CAE Systems SA

DEMO: Topology Optimization Using EPILYSIS and ANSA & META workflow / Beam-Section Optimization
Dimitrios Drougkas
BETA CAE Systems SA

12:10 - 13:10

Lunch (Atrium)

 

 

Track 1 (Galilee) Track 2 (Judea) Demo Sessions (Judith)

13:10 - 13:40

Efficient Processing of Large Data Sets in Simulations
Kishore K Pydimarry
Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
Ajit V. Gaikwad
SOLIZE USA Corporation
Dinesh Pandeti
BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc.

Jiva - A Fatigue Suite in META. Case Study on a Gen4 Power Inverter
Rick Bletsis
Delphi Technologies
Vasiliki Tsianika
BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc.

DEMO: Latest Developments in Meshing of Structural Parts
Nikolaos Drivakos
BETA CAE Systems SA

13:40 - 14:10

Evaluation of Vehicle Interior Noise Based on Loads from a Multi Body Analysis - An Integrated BETA Suite Solution for Addressing Non-Linear Mounts
Vassilis Pavlidis
BETA CAE Systems International AG

Feature-Based Morphing: A Radical Change in Concept and Detailed Modeling
Dimitrios Drougkas
BETA CAE Systems SA

DEMO: Mid-Surfacing of Casted Parts - Challenges and Solutions
Nikolaos Drivakos
BETA CAE Systems SA

14:10 - 14:40

Post-Processing and Correlation Analysis of PedPro Results in META
Vishal Gupta
General Motors

Two Methods for Effectively Solving High-Dimensional Surrogate-Based Optimization Problems
Inseok Park, Dimitrios Papadimitriou
BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc.

DEMO: Modular Run Management for Crash in A Collaborative Environment,
Irene Makropoulou
BETA CAE Systems SA

14:40 - 15:10

Break, Technical Discussion and Demonstrations (Nazareth)

Track 1 (Galilee) Track 2 (Judea) Demo Sessions (Judith)

15:10 - 15:40

Multi Material Modeling with ANSA: An Application in the Automated Assembly Process at Ford
Thanassis Foklydis
BETA CAE Systems SA
Tunc Uzun, Heiko Wuestner
Ford Werke GmbH
Niels Pasligh
RIC Aachen
Chien Ping Mark Ng
Ford Motor Company of Australia, Ltd.

Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Using Morphing, ActiveDOE© and AI-Powered Surrogate Modeling
Onkar Mande, Joshua Sims
BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc.

DEMO: ACP OpDesign®: Recent Developments With the Aid of Example
Theocharis Sarigiannis
BETA CAE Systems SA

15:40 - 16:10

The ANSA / LS-DYNA Approach for Isogeometric Analysis Simulations
Lambros Rorris
BETA CAE Systems International AG

Compact Lightweight Steel Hood Design & Development Using ACP OpDesign®
John Stanik
Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc.
Abhishek Shrawan, Divesh Mittal
Akbar Farahani Ph.D.
ETA, Inc.

DEMO: CFD Model Features Management and OCTREE Advancements
Dimitrios Papadimitriou
BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc.

16:10 - 16:15

Closing Remarks

 

 

16:15 - 17:30

Reception & Raffle (Nazareth) Technical Discussion and Demonstrations

 

 

 

 


Venue

The Inn at St. John's
44045 Five Mile Road
Plymouth, MI 48170, USA

Location Map
Web: www.stjohnsgolfconference.com

Important dates

Registration until: October 7
Event: October 10

Information

Miss Tracy Cappel
Email: naom2019@ansa-usa.com
Tel: +1 248-737-9760 x210

A block of rooms has been reserved at the venue for this event.
Rooms are limited, please book before September 30th for best availability.
Click below to make your reservation:
Direct Booking Link | Group code: BC100919A
 

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