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Systems Modeling & Simulation Community Update

Systems Modeling & Simulation Community Update

November '23 Systems Modeling & Simulation Community Meeting

Tuesday 14 November 2023 | Online

16:00 GMT (London) | 17:00 CET (Berlin)
08:00 PST (Los Angeles) | 11:00 EST (New York)

T​he November meeting of the Systems Modeling & Simulation (SMS) Community will give attendees a valuable insight into what activities the SMS Working Group are currently involved in.

H​osted by Frank Popielas, Vice-Chair of the SMS Working Group, we'll hear updates from the various focus teams that are part of the group, a look back at the SMS community highlights of this year, and what's coming in 2024 for the community.

T​he meeting will also give all attendees an opportunity to discuss how they can get involved, what topics will be of interest in the future, and give their general feedback on the community.

T​he meeting is open only to members of the SMS Community - you can join the community by making sure you are logged-in to the NAFEMS website, and visiting the communities page here.


  • Opening of meeting: Frank Popielas, Systems Modeling & Simulation Working Group Vice Chair
  • G​eneral SMS Community Updates:
  • S​MS Community 2023 Highlights: Peter Coleman
  • F​ocus Team Updates:
  • R​oadmap Focus team: Frank Popielas
  • T​erms & Definitions: Greg Garstecki
  • S​MS Standard Ecosystem: Hans Peter de Koning
  • S​MS Community France: Eric Landel
  • S​MS Community Products in progress/discussion
  • MBx Flyer
  • SMS Flyer - going beyond
  • MBSE Cheat Sheet
  • Events 2024 Involvement - A first Outlook
  • Open Discussion
  • How to get involved?
  • Focus Teams
  • Product development
  • What are the topics of interest for the future?
  • S​MS Community Meetings
  • Products
  • IW '24
  • G​eneral feedback on how to improve communication and grow active involvement?

The meeting link is available on the SMS Community forum for all community members.

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Frank Popielas - SMS_ThinkTank;

P​eter Coleman - Airbus

G​reg Garstecki - Garstecki Modeling Solutions

H​ans Peter de Koning - DEKonsult

E​ric Landel - Consultant