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INTERNATIONAL VI-grade
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE


Learn about VI-grade's strategies
and understand how customers
are using Driving Simulators
to effectively bridge the gap
between testing and simulation


8 RECORDED PRESENTATIONS
4 PARTNER WEBINARS
20 INTERACTIVE BOOTHS
3 FOLLOW-UP LIVE WEBINARS


MAY 18th - JUN 12th, 2020

 

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ABOUT THE EVENT


Welcome to our 2020 International VI-grade Virtual Conference!

The web conference gives 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, featuring online presentations (keynote and technical) from Applus + IDIADA, Ford, Goodyear, Pininfarina, Maserati, Volvo.  
 
The live portion of 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, took place on May 13th, 2020.
 
All recorded presentations and webinars, together with a fully functional virtual exhibition area in which you will learn more about the solutions of all conference sponsors and partners, will be accessible free-of-charge from May 18th until Jun 12th, 2020.

Our "physical" International Conference, originally planned in Sitges, Spain on May 12-14th, 2020, will be hosted on April 12th-14th, 2021. Additional information about this event will be disclosed soon. 

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Recorded Presentations
 

VI-grade (Bob Ryan, President)
Welcome Address

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Greg Camarato, Director, Technical Operations)
KEYNOTE: Virtual is Becoming Reality in the Tire Industry

VI-grade (Roberto De Vecchi, Director, Product Development | Dave Bogema, Director, NVH Solutions)
Products Update Session

Applus+ IDIADA (Alfonso Escuer, Global Projects & James Jackson, Human Factors)
Assessment of Global Comfort in Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: an Experimental Approach

Volvo Car Corporation (Carl Sandberg, Team Manager, Chassis Attributes and OSQ)
 Closing the Circle of Testing and Simulation

Ford Motor Company (Christopher Cundy, Powertrain NVH Technical Specialist)
Utilizing a Source-Path-Contribution Approach with a Desktop NVH Simulator to Improve Powertrain NVH Development Efficiency

Maserati (Fabio Gerbino, CAE Responsible Vehicle Dynamics) & MegaRide (Flavio Farroni, CEO)
A Multiphysics Approach in Real-Time Simulations for the Enhancement of Vehicle-Tires Conjunct Development

Automobili Pininfarina (Georgios Syropoulos, Vehicle Dynamics Specialist) & Danisi Engineering (Marco Fainello, CTO)
Torque Vectoring Ssystem Development on a DYNAMIC Driving Simulator
 

Recorded Partner Webinars
 

Altair (Michael Hoffmann, VP Europe)
Adding Control & e-Powertrain Systems to VI-CarRealTime using Altair Activate

Applus+ IDIADA (Guido Tosolin, Sr Manager, Chassis Development | Ivan Mula, Driving Simulator Expert)
Advanced Ride Comfort Development on the Driving Simulator

Concurrent Real-Time (Ken Jackson, President and CEO)
Real-Time Virtual Machines for ADAS Simulation, Testing and Rapid-Prototyping

MSC Software (Fredrik Sjogren, Sr Technical Specialist)
Autonomous Simulation Solutions Using the Adams-VTD Interface
 

Live Follow-up Webinars


Friday, May 29th, 2020 @ 2pm CEST: Complete Workflow
Learn how our solutions can enable a seamless transition from early concept design through real-time simulation to development & testing on the Driving Simulator 

Friday, Jun 5th, 2020 @ 2pm CEST: Unique Architecture
Learn how our DYNAMIC Driving Simulators enable an unparalleled separaiton of chassis and body behaviour thanks to a unique patented concept entirely designed by VI-grade

Friday, Jun 12th, 2020 @ 2pm CEST: Open Environment
Learn how our solutions provide users with an open environment in which every component of the Driving Simulator can be utilized without modifying the existing development process  

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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 2020 VI-grade International Virtual Conference is accessible free-of-charge from May 18th until Jun 12th, 2020. You will find:

Recordings of keynote and customer presentations from Goodyear, Applus+ IDIADA, Volvo Cars, Ford Motor Company, Maserati & Megaride, Automobili Pininfarina & Danisi Engineering
Recorded webinars from event partners Altair, Applus+ IDIADA, Concurrent Real-Time, MSC Software
Virtual exhibit hall featuring 20 interactive booths

You are welcome to join the event! Please take your time to interact with the virtual venue and lobby and to visit the exhibit hall and all sponsor booths. You can preview all available documents and save them for later in your swag bag


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We are looking forward to meeting you virtually!