MARBURG (Germany), November 15th, 2017 – VI-grade, the leading provider of best-in-class products and services to bridge the gap between real world testing and technical simulation, today announced the 2018 edition of its International Users Conference.
The event, dedicated to executive managers and experienced engineers belonging to the main automotive and transportation companies, universities and research centers from all over the world, will be held on May 8th-9th, 2018 at the LA PISTA conference center and proving ground, located in the city of Lainate, Italy (in the outskirts of Milan).
The conference will offer to the VI-grade international users community the possibility of discussing the latest simulation trends related to system-level virtual engineering, hardware-in-the-loop, controls and driving simulation. Particular attention will be once again given to VI-grade’s current solutions and development plans for real-time simulation, HIL, SIL, traffic simulation and ADAS, autonomous driving, vehicle energy efficiency and tire modeling. The event will offer keynote and technical papers, podium discussions and workshops, as well as an interesting technical showcase area in which VI-grade and its partners will present their solutions.
The 2018 event will also feature an Ice Breaker social event in the afternoon of May 7th in the same location, where all customers/partners will be invited for an informal get-together and to learn more about the new and forthcoming driving simulation technologies provided by VI-grade and partners.
“Building up on the success of the previous events, we are extremely happy to announce the 2018 edition of our Users Conference, confirming our intent of organizing for our user’s community one major event per year” said Juergen Fett, Managing Director, VI-grade. “We are looking forward to providing to our international users the chance of sharing their latest projects and advancements with our simulation solutions in front of an experienced audience.”
“After a very successful 2017 edition in the city of Turin, Italy, which marked for the first time the milestone of over 200 participants, we are proud of having the chance to host the 2018 edition of our Users Conference once again in Italy” said Guido Bairati, International Sales Director, VI-grade. “The selected location, featuring a proving ground embedded in the conference venue, will provide an ideal setting for all presenters and participants to elaborate on our corporate vision of “bridging the gap” between testing and simulation. We are looking forward to welcoming in Milan a growing number of participants!”
Additional details on the conference program, workshops, location and registration for the event as well as the call for papers will be progressively published at this link: www.vi-gradeUC.com