NAFEMS Americas Preliminary Agenda Now Out

Event formerly known as CAASE to take place in June in Indianapolis.

Event formerly known as CAASE to take place in June in Indianapolis.

NAFEMS Americas will host its biennial regional conference, formerly known as CAASE, on June 21-23, 2022, face-to-face, in Indianapolis, IN. The organization has released its preliminary agenda.


Keynote Presentations

  • Jill Steffek of Oshkosh will talk on “Incorporating STEM, Diversity, and A New Role: Managing a Team of Simulation Experts.
  • Vladimir Balabanov of Boeing will address, “Optimization, Machine Learning, & Digital Thread in Structures: Perspective from Boeing.
  • Darrell Meffert of Caterpillar will discuss, “Changing a Product Development Culture from “Test Focused” to “Simulation-Led” - Sharing the Keys to Caterpillar’s Success in Achieving This Change.”
  • Amol Vaidya of Owens Corning will present on, “Digital Innovation for Sustainable Future: Simulation Capabilities to Drive Growth.”
  • Chris Davey of Ford Motor will focus on, “Connected and Data Driven - Model Based Systems Engineering, Simulation and System Adaptation.”
  • Steven R. Wellborn of Rolls-Royce is speaking on “Practical Implementation of Digital Twins for Today and Tomorrow.”

Presentations at the event will be centered around four key themes:

  1. Simulation-Driven Design (...of Physical Systems, Components & Products)
  2. Implementing Simulation Governance
  3. Advancing Manufacturing Processes & Additive Manufacturing
  4. Addressing Business Strategies, Challenges & Advanced Technologies

The NAFEMS Americas Regional Conference 2022 (NRC22 Americas) will bring together the leading visionaries, developers and practitioners of computer-aided engineering-related technologies in an open forum to share experiences, discuss relevant trends, discover common themes and explore future issues, including: 

  • What is the future for engineering analysis and simulation? 
  • Where will it lead us in the next decade? 
  • How can designers and engineers realize its full potential? 
  • What are the business, technological, and human enablers that will take past successful developments to new levels in the next ten years?

Those interested can register today.

For more on conference activities, click here.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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