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2020 INTERNATIONAL
VI-grade CONFERENCE

HOTEL ME SITGES TERRAMAR
SITGES, BARCELONA, SPAIN


EVENT POSTPONED
NEW DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON


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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 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.
 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION


We regret to inform you that, due to the current emergency situation, leading to unforeseeable restrictions of international travel policies and big gatherings, we are obliged to postpone our 2020 VI-grade International Conference, originally planned on May 12-14th, 2020.

We are currently selecting new dates for the event, we anticipate to be in the condition of issuing an official announcement soon.
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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.

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.

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 the first conference day, 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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REGISTER NOW!

 
We regret to inform you that, due to the current emergency situation, leading to unforeseeable restrictions of international travel policies and big gatherings, we are obliged to postpone our 2020 VI-grade International Conference, originally planned on May 12-14th, 2020.

We are currently selecting new dates for the event, we anticipate to be in the condition of issuing an official announcement soon. Simultaneously, we will re-activate the registration form for the physical event on this page.

On the originally planned conference date of May 13th, 2020 we plan to host a “virtual event”, consisting of a 2-hours videoconference meant to provide our customers, partners and followers with a detailed insight about our company’s strategies and directions and to present a comprehensive outlook on what to expect in the occasion of the “physical” conference that will be hosted later on. 

Additional details about our "virtual conference" will be soon revealed, in the meantime you can register for free at the following link.  

FREE REGISTRATION TO VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

For any inquiry on the event please contact:

conference@vi-grade.com