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Keynote Speeches

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Keynote Speeches


Day 1. John McKibben, The Procter & Gamble Company: Modeling Challenges in Consumer Products

Procter and Gamble makes a wide variety of products from Always to Zevo [insect protection].  These present a wide range of challenges from non-Newtonian Fluid mechanics to disordered structures like paper.  We have a continuing need to delight our consumers with improved products delivered at the right price and Modeling and Simulation plays an increasingly important part of this effort.  I’ll discuss some of the areas where we’ve had demonstrated success and outline some challenges ahead of us.

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Day 2. Hilding Elmqvist, Modelon AB: Modelica - History, State, Needs, Trends, and Possibilities

Model-based product design requires an intuitive and effective user interface, high-fidelity model libraries and large computing power. The presentation will contain a brief history of Modelica evolution and current status including some applications. Some new needs will be discussed such as virtual testing of autonomous vehicles. New technical possibilities will be introduced, such as web apps for intuitive and effective user interaction and easy deployment and access, domain-specific language extensions for advanced modeling capabilities and cloud computing for large-scale simulation deployment.

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