Pervasive Systems Thinking & Simulation: Who, What, When, Where, Why & How?


Pervasive Systems Thinking & Simulation: Who, What, When, Where, Why & How?

Date: February/March, 2020 (Rescheduled - Information to be Provided Soon)

Time: 11:00am EST (New York) / 4:00pm GMT (London)

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Webinar Series Background

In this ground-breaking webinar series from NAFEMS and Revolution in Simulation on "Achieving Pervasive Engineering Simulation: 2020-2030," we’ll be looking beyond the present to the next ten years of advancements in simulation that are needed to support Systems Thinking for a Model Based Enterprise. The series will explore how the latest technology trends and simulation methods will develop and impact our industry and society during the next decade.

Learn more about the Achieving Pervasive Engineering Simulation: 2020-2030 webinar series.

Webinar Overview

The first webinar in this series on "Pervasive Systems Thinking & Simulation: Who, What, When, Where, Why & How?" will help to establish a fundamental understanding of Systems Thinking as a critical complement to the reductionist design approach. As part of the discussion, we will explore the need for pervasive simulation across the entire product lifecycle as a critical tool for the design, manufacture and maintenance of tomorrow’s interconnected multidisciplinary products.


  • Welcome & Introduction: 
    • A. Wood, NAFEMS Regional Manager, Americas
  • Establishing a Fundamental Understanding of Systems Thinking
    • R. Dreisbach, Independent Engineering Consultant (Boeing Retiree), NAFEMS Council Member and Chairman of the Americas Steering Committee
    • M. Panthaki, Co-Founder and Member of the Executive Committee, Revolution in Simulation
    • D. Thomas, Sr. Systems Engineer at Giant Magellan Telescope (GMTO Corporation)
  • An End-User Perspective (TBC)
  • TBC
  • Q&A and Discussion
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