About
About The Conference

This ICME Conference is a unique opportunity to obtain real word know-how on competitiveness and gain performance into your product lifecycle!

The conference program includes:
September 30: Customer Advisory Board, Executive Dinner(invitation only), Welcome cocktail
October 1-2: technical presentations from customers, Digimat experts and technological partners 

October 3: Workshops with hands-on session (9:00-12:00 SFRP & CFRP / 13:00-16:00 AM & MaterialCenter). For more info, please scroll to the end of this page.



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Key Highlights from Last Year

210+ material experts 
18+ exhibitors
36+ speakers
3 workshops
2 trainings 
Networking & discussions 

Agenda 
 
This year's agenda will host the best-in-class presenters from the industries, among all automotive, aerospace, additive manufacturing, as well as material suppliers from around world.

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October 1 - Day 1
 

10x Material Solution in Action
9:00-9:30



10X Material solution
Roger Assaker, CEO,  e-Xstream

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9:30-10:00



Material Data Management
Najib Baig, Project Manager, e-Xstream

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10:00-10:30



Digimat Roadmap and beyond
Philippe Hebert, Product Manager, e-Xstream

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10:30-11:00 Coffee Break & Partner Exhibition
 

Additive Manufacturing Session
11:00-11:30



TBD
Bender Kutub, Product Manager, Stratasys

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11:30-12:00



Digimat-AM for aerospace: current works in modeling, material development and remaining challenges 
Sebastien Pautard, Project Leader, Safran Group

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12:00-12:30





Prediction of the mechanical performances and topology optimization of a 3D (FFF) printed part
Guy Van Meulebeke, CAE Senior Specialist, Solvay Group
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12:30-13:30 Lunch & Partner Exhibition

Session 1 Session2
13:30-14:00






Composites multi-scale modeling
David Hanoun, R&TTechnical leader in modelling ofcomposites material, ArianeGroup

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Improvement of failure prediction with short fiber-reinforced polyamide materials
Junichi Takahashi & Yuki Fujita, Asahi Kasei

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14:00-14:30





Advanced material modeling to support innovation in the aerospace industry
Gilles POMMATAU, Mechanical Expert, Thales Alenia Space
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Simulation of the Relaxation Behavior of Short Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic
Jan-Martin Kaisers, Robert Bosch GmbH

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14:30-15:00




TBD
Advanced Material Modeling
Mattia Sulmoni, Dipl. Ing.  CAE – Design Consultant, Dupont

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15:00-15:30



TBD

Softell grade for interiors:  CAE validation for a Jaguar Land Rover project using Digimat
Massimo Nutini, Lyondellbasell
 
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break & Partner Exhibition
 
Session 1 Session 2
16:00-16:30


Digimat material model and CAE method taking account of SMC anisotropy and molding process
David Yu, GM & Pete Foss, e-Xstream

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Micromechanics-based modelling of elastic and elastoplastic behaviour of short fibre composites
Mohsen Mirkhalaf, Chalmers University
 


16:30-17:00







TBD
Rodrigo Benevides, Valeo

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Anisotropic modeling of creep/stress relaxation of PA66 GF50 for an automotive safety component
Carlo Grassini, CAE Project Leader, Radici Performance Plastics



17:00-17:30








Integrated process simulation and structural analysis of Solvay thermoplastic composites
Frederic Lani, Virtual Engineering Team Leader, Solvay Group
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Performance Prediction of Fiber-Filled Polymer Part under Impact Loading Using Anisotropic Material Model
 Subhransu Mohapatra, Sabic Research & Technology Center India


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October 2 - Day 2
 
Session 1 Session 2
9:00-9:30




TBD
Bringing reality into simulation world
Kai winter, Technical Sales Consultant, Volume Graphics

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9:30-10:00




TBD
Improving simulation results with smart sensor values
Daniel Knoblauch, Apodius

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10:00-10:30 TBD TBD
 
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break & Partner Exhibition
 

Session 1
Session 2
11:00-11:30




Simulating 3D printing - a massive breakthrough in toolpath optimization towards zero failure printing
Paul Heiden, SVP Product Management, Ultimaker

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TBD
Christophe Hinse, 
Simpatec

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11:30-12:00







Additive Manufacturing of fiber filled engineering plastics: process and performance simulations
Wim Zoetelief, Senior Scientist, DSM AM

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Modeling of Microcellular Short Fiber Reinforced Plastics for Pedestrian Safety Analysis (VOLVO case)
Mats Landervik, Senior Specialist, Dynamore SE

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12:00-12:30






High temperature nylons for SLS: material innovation and part performance prediction with Digimat
Elodie Seignobos, PhDR&D Manager Additive Manufacturing and Simulation, Solvay Performance Polyamides
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Co-simulation Actran&Digimat (Ford case)
Romain Baudson, Product Marketing Manager, FFT

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12:30-13:30 Lunch & Partner Exhibition
 
Session 1 Session2
13:30-14:00




Thermo-mechanical creep characterization of Thermoplastic Composite Pipes for Oil & Gas applications 
Dr. Sandeep Namdeo,Team Lead Manufacturing Technology, Airborne

Bulk Property and Interfacial Behavior of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials using Atomistic Simulations
Andrea Browning, Product Manger, Schrödinger

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14:00-14:30


Drop and impact simulation of Handheld Outdoor Products with LS Dyna and Digimat  
Mikael Palm, Structural analysis specialist, Husqvarna Group


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Elodie Seignobos, PhDR&D Manager Additive Manufacturing and Simulation, Solvay Performance Polyamides
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14:30-15:00

One Step Ahead: Digital Twin of a Reinforced Plastic Connector Sonja Werner, CAE engineer, TE Connectivity

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15:00-15:30



TBD
TBD

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break & Partner Exhibition

Session 1 Session 2
16:00-16:30







Fatigue Life Prediction of Injection Moulded Short Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastics
Lucien Douven, DSM

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16:30-17:00

Analysis of the weld line effect by using VEVP approach
Alexandre Hage, TE Connectivity

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17:00-17:30






Analysis of fatigue experiments and identification of fatigue parameters of a 50% GF reinforced polyamide using Digimat
Prof. Andrea Bernasconi, Politecnico Milano & Riccardo Galeazzi, Radici Group

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TBD


 


In a Nutshell

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VENUE

Hotel Pullman Bordeaux Lac
Avenue Jean Gabriel Domergue
33300 Bordeaux, France


Registration Fees

 
Fees include Welcome Cocktail, Conference Access, Workshops, Breaks and Networking, Exhibition, Business lunch and Gala Dinner. 

 300 /full price

ACADEMIC*


FREE

SPEAKER


Note: All conference fees are subjected to 20% VAT (France).

*Academic fee is only applicable to registrants from universities or research institutions that do not use Digimat for commercial purposes either in their research establishment or in other commercial/industrial entity.

Registration Form

Practical Info

You can book a room at the conference hotel for 127,27 EUR + VAT preferential rate - a certain number of rooms are blocked, served on first comes, first serves basis. Please contact us directly with your request.

How to get to the hotel?
Pullman Bordeaux Lac is an elegant 4-star hotel located close to the lake, near the vineyards, next to the conference center, Théâtre Barrière Casino and 15 minutes from the city center by tram.  More info at the hotel website here!
  • 9:00-12:00     Short Fiber Reinforced Plastics Workshop & Hands-on. More info here
  • 9:00-12:00     Continuous Fiber Reinforced Plastics Workshop & Hands-on. More info here
  • 13:00-16:00   Additive Manufacturing Workshop & Hands-on. More info here
  • 13:00-16:00   Material Center Workshop & Hands-on. More info here
  Exhibit
2000 €
Sponsor
1000 €
Conference pass* 2 1
Your logo on the event webpage, final program and official
Communications
X X
Presentation of your company in the final program X X
3x2 m Exhibition space X  

*Including participation in the 2-days conference on October 1-2, Workshops on Oct 3, coffee breaks, lunches, welcome cocktail and gala dinner.
Note: Above package fees apply for Partners. If you are a Material Supplier, please contact us directly for exhibit fee.

Additional conference pass: 250€
Fees are subjected to 20% VAT.
Interested to showcase your product/solution, contact conference organization.

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Exhibitors

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