2017 VehicleSim User Conference Agenda


Day 1: Tuesday, May 9: VehicleSim User Conference

The Inn at St. John's
44045 Five Mile Road
Plymouth MI 48170 USA

8:00 Breakfast & Registration
8:45 Thomas D. Gillespie, Ph.D, Mechanical Simulation, Welcome & Company Update
9:00 Keynote: Kirk T. Steudle, P.E., Michigan Department of Transportation, Future Mobility
9:30 Dr. Gabor Orosz and Jin Ge, University of Michigan, Connected cruise control design in mixed traffic flow consisting of human-driven and automated vehicles
10:00 Networking Break
10:15 Makoto Obayashi, Ph.D., Denso IT Laboratory, R&D Group, Motion Planning of an Autonomous Car using Model Predictive Control
10:45 Dr. Sandeep Sovani, ANSYS, ANSYS Simplorer-CarSim Collaboration
11:15 Ben Duprey, Mechanical Simulation, ADAS and Traffic Scenarios Using CarSim
11:45 Lunch
1:00 Bob Simons, Morse Measurements, K&C Technology Developments
1:30 David Hall, Mechanical Simulation, SuspensionSim Applications
2:00 Phil Morse, Ansible Motion,The Physics of Driver-in-the-Loop Simulation
2:30 Networking Break
2:45 Dr. Jeffrey Chrstos, Ohio State University, Driving Simulator Applications
3:15 Dr. Michael Hoffmann, Altair, CarSim and solidThinking Activate: A powerful multi-physics simulation environment
3:45 Dr. Michael Sayers, Mechanical Simulation, Mechanical Simulation Technology Review and Product Plans
4:45 Networking Break
5:00 Mechanical Simulation’s PD Team, Developer Panel Discussion
5:45 Terry Rhoades, P.E., Mechanical Simulation, Closing Remarks
6:00 Reception & Networking


Day 2: Wednesday, May 10: CarSim 2017 Hands-on Training & Special Topics Seminar

The Inn at St. John's
44045 Five Mile Road
Plymouth MI 48170 USA

Mechanical Simulation will conduct two separate full-day (9am-4pm) training session with CarSim 2017:

Track 1: Hands-on use of CarSim, with fundamentals covered in the morning and new features introduced in the afternoon
Track 2: Seminar on special topics related to vehicle dynamics and system modeling, including co-simulation, tire modeling, etc.


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