2020 INTERNATIONAL
VI-grade CONFERENCE

HOTEL ME SITGES TERRAMAR
SITGES, BARCELONA, SPAIN


MAY 12th-13th-14th, 2020


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ABOUT THE EVENT


We are happy to announce the 2020 VI-grade International Conference!

The event, dedicated to executive managers and experienced engineers from the main automotive and transportation companies, tier1 suppliers, motorsport teams, universities and research centers from all over the world, will be held on May 13th-14th, 2020 at the HOTEL ME SITGES TERRAMAR, located in the city of Sitges, Spain (in the outskirts of Barcelona).

The conference will give the VI-grade international community of users, partners and prospective customers the opportunity to learn more about how the main players of the worldwide automotive industry currently use simulation and driving simulators to accelerate the development of new vehicles.
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CALL FOR PAPERS


We are looking for papers showcasing state-of-the-art applications of VI-grade products and solutions in the automotive and transportation industries and related to the following applications:
 
Ride & Handling
NVH
ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles
Human-Machine Interface
Motorsport
 
Particular attention will be given to papers showing how VI-grade solutions are used to "bridge the gap" between testing and simulation. Deadline for abstracts submission is February 15th, 2020.

The presenter of each accepted paper will be granted free access to the event (minus a forfetary contribution of 200 Eur + VAT for the hotel accommodation). The listed first co-author will be granted a reduced conference fee (600 Eur instead of 1000 Eur, inclusing 2 nights in the conference hotel)


To submit your abstract proposal:

conference@vi-grade.com
 
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BECOME A SPONSOR


We are happy to invite you as one of our premier valued partners to sponsor our 2020 International Conference!

We offer you to take advantage of this extremely focused marketing opportunity by participating at the conference as a sponsor/exhibitor. Your company will benefit from the exposure throughout the event and in all related promotional activities.

DIAMOND, PLATINUM, GOLDEN, SILVER and BRONZE sponsor slots are available. Request now additional information on how to join this extraordinary event!


For any inquiry on how to become a sponsor of the 2020 VI-grade International Conference:

conference@vi-grade.com

 

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ICE BREAKER EVENT


The 2020 International Conference will also feature an Ice Breaker social event in the afternoon of May 12th, where all registered attendees will be invited for an informal get-together at the Applus+ IDIADA premises in Santa Oliva.

During the event, you will have the chance to learn more about how the combined use of state-of-the-art driving simulator technology and fully equipped proving ground facilities can efficiently bridge the gap between testing and simulation, with particular reference to vehicle dynamics, ride and comfort, ADAS/AV, HMI and motorsport applications.
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RECAP OF PREVIOUS CONFERENCES


242 engineers, managers, and simulation experts from over 100 automotive and transportation companies, universities and research centers gathered for the 2019 VI-grade International Conference from 20 countries from all over the world to discuss the latest simulation trends and to exchange their experience with other partners and users of the VI-grade technology. 
 
The event, characterized by the motto “Bridging the gap between testing and simulation”, was rated “very good” to “excellent” by 97% of the participants and offered a very comprehensive agenda, featuring 35 presentations from renowned international companies.

“Very good as always.”
“Organization second to none. Excellent attention to detail!”
“Nice variety of presentations. Informative and interesting aspects of engineering covered. Well done!”
“Always a success”
“This was a great experience as my first time at the VI-grade Conference.”
“I'm satisfied and the event met my expectations. Thanks for a great event! See you next year! …”


These are just some of the comments left by selected attendees.
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The whole conference hotel has been reserved for the event. 

Standard attendance fee: 1000 Eur + VAT when applicable 
Reduced attendance fee: (universities, partners, 1st co-author): 600 Eur + VAT when applicable

Conference fee includes participation to the conference program and all related activities, lunches and coffee breaks, admission to ice-breaker event and evening event, 2 nights in the conference hotel from May 12th to May 14th (double-room-single-usage). Rooms will be automatically assigned when you confirm your participation to the conference. 

ME SITGES TERRAMAR Hotel
Passeig Marítim, 80, 08870 Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

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For any inquiry on the event please contact:

conference@vi-grade.com
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