NAFEMS UK Conference
Future Challenges in Engineering Simulation
The inaugural NAFEMS UK Conference was held over two days from June 14th to June 15th 2006 at Crewe Hall, Cheshire.
Co-sponsored by IMechE, this two day conference covered the current best practices and state of the art in FEA and CFD and associated technologies, providing attendees with the most comprehensive overview of the latest technology available. The main themes the conference covered were;
Business Benefits of Simulation
Stochastics, Robustness & Variability
These themes will be explored through a series of high powered presentations from invited speakers who are acknowledged experts in the field.
Presentations are available to download in PDF format for those who attended the conference, using the username and password which will be e-mailed to you.
Wednesday, 14th June 2006
Theme 1 – Materials Characterisation
Bridging the Performance Gap Metal and Composites
Antony Dodworth, Bentley Motors
Theme 2 – Business Benefits
Thursday, 15th June 2006
Theme 3 – Stochastics, Robustness & Variability
The Use of Surrogate Models for Reliability Analysis
Vassili Toropov, Leeds University
Theme 4 - Multiphysics
The conference was held at Crewe Hall www.marstonhotels.com in Cheshire. Contrasting the very best mix of classical and contemporary styles, Crewe Hall is a stately home with a contrasting modern West Wing addition, offering stylish comfort.
The Hall is located just 4 minutes drive from junction 16 of the M6 and is 5 minutes by taxi from Crewe mainline train station, with regular connections to the centre of London and beyond.
The conference featured an exhibition area with participation from leading software, hardware, and consultancy companies.