Call for Papers

NAFEMS World Congress

Call for Papers

No matter how the international landscape looks next year, we’ll be making sure that you can participate in the Congress, be it onsite in Austria, or remotely from wherever you are.

The important thing is that you are part of it.



We want your 300-word abstract for presentation in Salzburg. If you’re reading this, then the paper you’re thinking of is probably relevant. We’re looking at every aspect of engineering modelling, analysis & simulation, including the items on our Analysis Agenda below, but also covering every other area you can think of.

If you don’t see your topic on any of these lists, just contact us at and ask if your proposed abstract is relevant.

Abstract length: 300 words

Submission deadline: December 31st 2020

Submit your abstract


Topics will include:

Engineering Data Science
The Fourth Paradigm

Designer-Oriented Simulation
Putting Simulation Upfront

Simulation Supporting Certification
Relying Less on Test

Communicating Complexity
Ensuring Simulation is Understood

The Digital Twin
Connecting Virtual with Physical

Autonomous Things
Artificial Intelligence becomes Real

System-level Simulation
Modelling the Sum of the Parts

Simulation Governance
Building a Simulation Capability

Multiscale Simulation
Analysis Great and Small

Simulating Tomorrow
Ensuring a Sustainable Future

Code Verification
Keeping you Accurate

The Failure Test
Modelling Structural Failure

Simulation Data Management
Making the Data Work

Rapid Manufacturing
Towards Distributed Digital Production

Process Simulation
Predicting and Optimizing Systems

Generative Design
Making the Impossible a Reality

Don't see your topic here? We have also put together an extensive list of relevant topics, but even that is not exhaustive. Take a look at the detailed topic list, or contact us at

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