2014 CAE and Test Symposium Agenda

The fourth Siemens CAE & Test Symposium will take place on October 22-23, 2014 aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California.

The symposium offers two full days of presentations by customers, partners and Siemens PLM Software representatives, as well as afternoon workshops for all of our CAE applications.

You can also download a detailed agenda in PDF format. Please check back frequently for updates.

Note: Schedule and topics are subject to change.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

5:00 - 7:00pm: Welcome reception

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

7:00am: Breakfast and Registration

8:00am - 8:30am: Welcome / Direction Setting
Dave Shook, Siemens PLM Software

8:30am - 9:15am: First Customer Keynote
“An Outlook of Machine Integration's Role in a Growing Global Market”
LK Hwang, Cummins

9:15am - 10:00am: Siemens Presentation
"Siemens CAE Strategic Vision"
Jan Leuridan, Siemens Industry Software NV

10:00am - 10:30am: Customer Presentation
“Model Based Engineering - Formulating a PLM World Project”
Bill Henninger, Lockheed Martin

10:30am - 11:00am: Break with drinks and snacks

11:00am - 11:30am: Customer Presentation
“A Comparison of NX Nastran Nonlinear Stress Results in the Modeling of a Tensile Test Specimen”
Matthew Orzewalla, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Kurt Knutson, ATA Engineering

11:30am - 12:00pm: Customer Presentation
“A Multi-Disciplinary Model of a Flight Control Actuation System”
Michael Carralero, Boeing

Noon - 1:00pm: Buffet lunch

1:00pm - 1:45pm: Second Customer Keynote
"Frontloading Automotive Controls Development through Model-Based Systems Engineering at General Motors”
Keith Lang, General Motors

1:45pm - 2:15pm: Customer Presentation
“A Parametric Study of a CFD Analysis for an Enclosed Electronic System Utilizing NX Space Systems Thermal”
Robert Valerio, Honeywell

2:15pm - 2:45pm: Customer Presentation
“Multi-Domain System Simulation for Construction Machines”
Rohit Saha, Cummins

2:45pm - 3:00pm: Break with drinks and snacks

3:00pm - 3:30pm: Customer Presentation
“Co-simulation with NX Advanced Simulation and AMESim - An application to Li-Ion batteries”
Pierre-Luc Lapointe, ITAQ

3:30pm - 4:00pm: Customer Presentation
“Improving the Performance and Reducing the Development time of Composite Structures using NX CAE”
John Tanner, ATK

Break-out Sessions (3 separate tracks)

4:00pm - 5:00pm:

  • Siemens PLM Software Presentation “Integrated Design-to-Analysis and Analysis-to-Analysis” David Riemer, Siemens PLM Software
  • Workshop "Durability Engineering"
  • Workshop “Analyzing Thermal & Flow Behavior in Product Design”

5:00pm - 6:00pm:

  • Meet & Greet Meet industry analysts and Siemens PLM Software management
  • Workshop “Large Model Performance using NX Nastran + NX Nastran on the Cloud”
  • Workshop “Integrated Test & Analysis for Structural Dynamics”

6:00pm - 8:00pm: Evening Reception
Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be provided. Ship tour included.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

7:00am: Breakfast and Registration

8:00am - 8:15am: Welcome/Introduction
Marc Boonen, Siemens PLM Software

8:15am - 9:00am: Third Customer Keynote
"Building the Dream Chaser – Challenges and Future Outlook"
John Curry, Sierra Nevada Corporation

9:00am - 9:30am: Customer Presentation
“Thermal Analysis of Flight Control Electronics”
Su Mun, Honeywell Aerospace and Carl Poplawsky, Maya Simulation Technologies

9:30am - 10:00am: Customer Presentation
“Melding Design, Analysis and Manufacturing with NX AFEM and 3D Printing”
Tony Di Carlo and Augustine Ng, Boeing

10:00am - 10:30am: Customer Presentation
“Optimizing NX Nastran Performance on an HPC Cluster”
Ramesh Krishnan, ATK Aerospace and Paul Blelloch, ATA Engineering

10:30am - 11:00am: Break with drinks and snacks

11:00am - 11:30am: Customer Presentation
"Military & Commercial Electronics Performance Evaluation & Qualification by Analysis"
William Villers, TEN TECH LLC

11:30am - Noon: Customer Presentation
“Glued Surfaces and Preprocessing: A True Apples to Apples Comparison”
John Lambert, Design Automation Associates

Noon - 1:00pm: Buffet lunch

1:00pm - 1:45pm: Fourth Customer Keynote
"Design Validation through Analysis – Current Focus and Future Trends"
Viswa Bhattachar, Rolls Royce

1:45pm - 2:15pm: Siemens PLM Software Presentation
"Brief Introduction to NX Nastran Rotor Dynamics"
Louis Komzsik, Siemens PLM Software

2:15pm - 2:45pm: Siemens PLM Software Presentation
"Looking Forward"
Jim Rusk, Siemens PLM Software

2:45pm - 3:00pm: Break with drinks and snacks

Break-out Sessions (3 separate tracks)

3:00pm - 4:00pm:

  • Workshop “Modeling & Analyzing Complex Laminate Composite Structures”
  • Workshop “Architecture Driven Engineering using MBSE Approaches"
  • Workshop “Acoustics Engineering”

4:00pm - 5:00pm:

  • Workshop “Automating CAE Workflows Using NX Open”
  • Workshop “Systems Engineering and System Integration for Mechatronic Systems”
  • Workshop “Analyzing Large Assemblies with Assembly FEM”

5:00pm - 5:15pm: Wrap Up

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