2018 North America Open Meeting

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Oct 3, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 5 Mile Road
Plymouth MI
United States

BETA CAE Systems, the leading contemporary industry supplier of CAE software, and its business partner in the United States, BETA CAE Systems USA, have the pleasure to invite you to the 2018 Open Meeting in Plymouth, Michigan, USA.

The event will take place on October 3, 2018 at The Inn at St. John’s, Plymouth, MI, USA.

During this event you will have the opportunity to participate in sessions on the latest developments and real case applications, on various CAE disciplines and industries, of ANSA, EPILYSIS, META, and SPDRM (Simulation Process Data and Resources Manager). We will also be introducing our new products KOMVOS (SDM Console) and RETOMO (our solution to integrating Computer Tomography (CT) data in the CAE Process).

Technical discussions & demonstrations will offer you the opportunity to discuss with our engineers the software features, their application, and the future developments. A team of CAE experts from BETA CAE Systems and BETA CAE Systems USA will be pleased to meet you in person and exchange knowledge, experience and visions.

7:30 8:00 Registration & Breakfast    
    Plenary Session    
8:00 8:05 Introduction
John Skarakis,  President and Technical Director, BETA CAE Systems USA Inc.
8:05 8:10 Welcome
Dimitris Angelis, Chairman, BETA CAE Systems SA
8:10 8:25 BETA CAE Systems Company Presentation
Sam Saltiel, CCO, BETA CAE Systems International AG
8:25 8:55 Virtual Engineering Aerospace Applications from Conceptual Design to Certification
Dr. Gerardo Olivares, Director, Virtual Engineering and Crash Dynamics Laboratories, NIAR.
8:55 9:40 Latest Developments & New Products in BETA’s Product Line
Santosh Patil, BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc.
9:40 10:10 Collaboration for Advanced Process Automation
Scott Larsen, General Motors
10:10 10:40 Break, Technical Discussion and Demonstrations    
    Track 1 Track 2 Demo sessions
10:40 11:10 Automation in ANSA and META for Durability
Anthony Carlson, Bradley Fallon, Daimler Trucks North America

NVH Pretest Analysis
Vassilis Pavlidis, BETA CAE Systems International AG
DEMO: Octree Entity for Surface Wrapping and Hextreme
Dimitrios Papadimitriou, BETA CAE Systems USA Inc.
11:10 11:40 Automation of Door Seal Modeling Using ANSA/Python
Sudhakar Doppalapudi, Suhas Patil, Roshan Mahadule, FCA US LLC
Parameshwaran Pasupathy, BETA CAE Systems USA Inc.
Active DOE© Extension: Bushing and Gage DOE Based Design Optimization Using NVHC and Active DOE©
Onkar Mande, Joshua Sims, Laxmi Sashayala, BETA CAE Systems USA Inc.

DEMO: Occupant Injury Criteria – A Solution for the Evaluation of Occupant and Structural, Simulation, and Physical Test Results in META
Stavros Kleidarias, BETA CAE Systems
11:40 12:10 Optim Welds: New Multidisciplinary Spotweld Optimization Tool
Tyler Jankowiak, BETA CAE Systems USA Inc.
Fast Design Optimization of Automotive NVH Using Dynamic Substructuring of NVH Console
Inseok Park, Dimitrios Papadimitriou, John Skarakis, BETA CAE Systems USA Inc.

DEMO: Model Set Up, Analysis, and Results of the Inverse Forming Tool in ANSA
Athanasios Fokylidis BETA CAE Systems
12:10 13:10 Lunch    
    Track 1 Track 2 Demo sessions
13:10 13:40 State-of-the-Art Environment for Simulation Run Management
Irene MakropoulouBETA CAE Systems
BETA’s Contribution to Geometry and Mesh Generation and Propulsion Aerodynamics Workshops
Vangelis Skaperdas, BETA CAE Systems
Dimitrios Papadimitriou, BETA CAE Systems USA Inc.
DEMO: One Step Squeak and Rattle Analysis
Athanasios Fokylidis, BETA CAE Systems
13:40 14:10 Beam Section Optimization Utilizing EPILYSIS and the New DOE Tool
Dimitrios DrougkasBETA CAE Systems.

Integrating ANSA with Moldex3D for a Seamless Molding Simulation Design Change
Onkar Mande, BETA CAE Systems USA Inc.
DEMO: MATDB Extension: A Customized Solution to Manage CAE Material DB
Hemachandran Selvaraju, Onkar Mande, & Joshua Sims, BETA CAE Systems USA Inc.
14:10 14:40 Oil Canning Suite – A Complete Set of Tools for Model Setup for Oil Canning Analysis
Parameshwaran Pasupathy, BETA CAE Systems USA Inc.
Multimaterial Lightweighting Door System Using Optimization-Led Design Software ACP OpDesign
Akbar Farahani, Ph.d, Divesh Mittal, Ming Zhang, ETA
PRESENTATION: RETOMO – A Dynamic Finite Element Model to Determine In-Situ Biomechanics of a Running Shoe
Nikolaos Drivakos, BETA CAE Systems
14:40 15:10 Break, Technical Discussion and Demonstrations    
    Plenary Session    
15:10 15:40 Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Benchmark Using Active DOE at Karma Automotive
Amit Ashok Kulkarni, Rao Nuthalapati, John Cooper, Julie Cyrenne, Karma Automotive
15:40 16:10 ACP-OpDesign, Optimal Design Gateway: Reveal the Path to Optimized Products
Alexis Kaloudis, BETA CAE Systems International AG
16:10 16:15 Closing Remarks    
16:15 17:30 Reception & Raffle
Technical Discussion and Demonstrations

Registration is now closed. We look forward to seeing those who’ve registered on October 3rd at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, MI.