AEROSPACE, EADS, Events, FEA, FEATURED|March 7, 2014 10:13 am

The International Conference Dedicated to Virtual Product Engineering Scheduled May 21 & 22, 2014 in Paris, France

ESI Group, pioneer and world-leading solution provider in Virtual Prototyping for manufacturing industries, announces the next ESI Global Forum, its biennial event dedicated to Virtual Product Engineering. During this two-day conference, taking place on May 21 & 22 in Paris, France, ESI customers across industry sectors (Ground Transportation, Energy and Aerospace & Defence) will share their successes and best practices in Virtual Product Engineering. 


This year, Eric Daubourg, COO of ESI France, has the honour of opening the conference and introducing keynote speakers: Toshihiro Araki, General Manager of the Integrated CAE Department of the Vehicle Component Technology, Development Division at Nissan Motor Company; Morello Sperandio, Scientific Director at AREVA; Hervé Gilibert, Chief Technology Officer at Airbus Defence & Space and, Eric Landel, Expert Leader in Numerical Modelling and Simulation, Renault.


In the afternoon and on the second day, the conference will feature parallel industry sessions, so that ESI’s customers may address the particular achievements and needs of the Ground Transportation, Energy, and Aerospace & Defence sectors in more detail.


The agenda for ESI Global Forum 2014 already includes many important papers and ESI is pleased to announce presentations from the following companies:


For Ground Transportation: Applus + IDIADA (Spain), AUDI AG (Germany), Jaguar LandRover (United Kingdom), Magna International (United States), Renault (France), PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN (France), Virtuelles Fahrzeug (Austria) and Visteon (France);


For Energy: AREVA NP (France), AREVA NP GmbH (Germany), Astrium (France), CEA (France), ONET Technology (France), STMicroelectronics (France) and Tractebel Engineering (GDF SUEZ) (Belgium);


For Aeronautics & Defence: Airbus Helicopter (France), Astrium (France), Deutsches Luft- und Raumfahrtzentrum (DLR), European Space Agency (Netherlands), Hochschule Albstadt- Sigmaringen (Germany), OJSC Aviadvigatel (Russia), PCC Airfoils – LLC (United States), SNECMA (France) and SL Rasch (Germany).


Visit to view the provisional conference agenda read presentation abstracts and track updates as the conference planning is finalised.




On the first evening, participants will enjoy dinner on the scenic river Seine and have opportunity for informal discussions and networking.


Throughout the conference, an exhibition area will allow ESI’s hardware and software partners to showcase solutions that sustain the innovation and productivity of ESI customers.


For more information about the ESI Global Forum and to register, please visit

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