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Call for Papers - NAFEMS European Conference:

Simulation Process and
Data Management

28 - 29 November 2018, Munich, Germany

Abstract submission deadline extended to 6 August 2018

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Call for Papers

The European NAFEMS SPDM Conference will offer a unique forum where experts from different industries, academia, consultancies and software vendors will share their knowledge regarding Simulation Process and Data Management concepts and solutions covering the following topics:
  • Deployment of SDM solutions
    • Examples of deployments in industrial companies and elsewhere
    • Examples of SDM deployments for the management of CFD data and processes
    • Methodologies for the deployment of SDM solutions
    • Best practices for SDM deployment

  • Analysis planning and reporting
    • Analysis planning for any simulation domain
    • Analysis planning and reporting as a route to prepare for SDM deployment

  • Business processes implemented in SDM
    • Robust design using SDM
    • Verification and Validation using SDM
    • Collaborative concept and product development using SDM

  • Digital threads and digital twins implemented in SDM
    • Examples of digital threads to demonstrate how results were obtained to regulatory authorities
    • Examples of digital twins implemented in SDM

  • Business value of SDM solutions
    • Examples of business benefits obtained with SDM

  • Standards-based approaches in SDM
    • Standards for exchange and collaborative working
    • Standards for long-term archival of simulation data sets

  • Open source approaches to SDM
    • SDM solutions built on open-source platforms
    • Open source SDM solutions

  • Essential components of an SDM solution
    • Simulation Process Management solutions
    • Design of experiments/design space exploration tools
    • Data translation and visualisation solutions
    • Data compression solutions

  • Data and process integration tools
    • Integration with Product Data Management (PDM) systems
    • Integration with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems
    • Integration with Materials Data Management (MDM) systems

  • Platforms for the deployment of industrialised/democratised simulation processes
    • Templates for deploying simulation to replace hand calculations or expert analysis

  • SDM strategy
    • Papers describing an organisations SDM strategy
    • SDM strategy to integrate to Systems Engineering
    • Papers describing the future challenges for SDM capabilities and deployment
NAFEMS is looking for your expertise and experience. If you are interested in talking to the SDM community about the Simulation Process and Data Management projects in your organization and sharing your thoughts about future trends, you are invited to submit a presentation for this European NAFEMS SPDM conference. The conference welcomes participation from every type of organization – large and small, across all sectors.

Please submit abstracts of approximately 300 words, including title and author contact information, by 6 August (extended) 2018 to

        We are looking forward to meeting you in Munich.
        Your NAFEMS team

Abstract submission / important dates

By e-mail to 6 August (extended)
Manuscript (4 pages): by 26 October
Presentation time (incl. discussion): 25 min.

Conference format
Day 1:
9:00 - 17:30 Keynotes and presentations
17:30 - 20:00 Get together
Day 2:
8:30 - 15:30 Keynotes and presentations

Conference venue
Infinity Hotel & Conference Munich/Unterschleißheim (formerly Dolce)
Andreas-Danzer-Weg 1
85716 München/Unterschleißheim, Germany

Hotel accommodation
Conference participants will get a reduced rate inf the Infinity Hotel & Conference when booking before 17 Oct. 2018. Please use booking link below or phone.
Online Booking Link (not active yet)
Reservations Local Phone: +49 89 370 530 131 (Keyword "NAFEMS)

Exhibition and sponsoring
The conference will be accompanied by an exhibition of software and hardware vendors, solution providers, and consultants. There are several exhibition and sponsoring opportunities available. Please see brochure (pdf) below.


The conference will be organized by the
NAFEMS SDM Working Group
... and other NAFEMS Working Groups

Conference language

Registration fees
NAFEMS members: Free*
* NAFEMS members can use seminar credits towards free attendance at this event. This event will charge 4 ­seminar credits per delegate.

  • Member with no available seminar credits: 500 Euro
  • Non NAFEMS members: 800 Euro
The registration fee includes conference attendance, proceedings, lunches, break refreshments and get together. Hotel accommodation is not included.
All plus VAT if applicable.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation before event:
Up to 3 weeks: free of charge;
Up to 1 week: 75% non-refundable, all seminar credits non-refundable;
No show at the event: 100% non-refundable.

Contact and further information
NAFEMS Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz GmbH
Griesstr. 20, D-85567 Grafing, Germany
Tel. +49 1 76 21 79 84 01


Event Type: Conference
Location: Munich Germany
Date: November 28, 2018

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Platinum Sponsor

MSC Software

Gold Sponsors

BETA CAE Systems


Silver Sponsor


Call for Papers