November 13, 2019
DATADVANCE User Conference 2019 Review
On November 6 and 7, DATADVANCE User Conference 2019 was held in Gif-sur-Yvette (Paris area), at the CentraleSupelec Campus. On the first day, experts from 38 European and Asian companies operating in aerospace, energy, acoustics, autonomous driving, retail and other industries discovered pSeven Enterprise ― the collaborative solution by DATADVANCE planned for release in 2020, took a close look at the new features of pSeven in a live demo and explored customer success stories. The mainstream of the second day was the workshop, that gathered participants from 18 companies and led them through the most popular capabilities of pSeven.
Eiffel Building, CentraleSupelec
Conference attendees and sponsors' exhibition
Conference Opening & Keynote Speakers
Laurent Chec, Vice-President of Global Sales at DATADVANCE, presented company’s background, business achievements and plans, and introduced conference’s sponsors – technology partners TRANSVALOR and MSC Software France, who welcomed the participants at their booths in the exhibition area. The keynote presentation followed, delivered by Philippe Bonnelle, Head of Modeling Department of Refining and Chemicals at TOTAL. Mr. Bonnelle considered the challenge of optimizing an extremely complex refining process and the role of artificial intelligence in this task.
Laurent Chec with an opening speech
Philippe Bonnelle with "Refining Optimization Complexity" speech
Next was the biggest discovery of the conference ― pSeven Enterprise solution, that will be available in early 2020, and its' live demo showed by Sergey Morozov, President of DATADVANCE. Sergey highlighted the key features of this collaborative solution aimed to simplify and speed-up the setup of repetitive engineering tasks, share knowledge between departments and partners, collect and reuse engineering data. The demonstation was supported by the following presentation by Vincent Léger, Radiation Shielding Expert of TN International (Orano).
Sergey Morozov introduces pSeven Enterprise
Vincent Leger answering the questions
Customer Success Stories
Antoine Porot from LEONI elaborated on how pSeven can be efficiently applied to overcome automotive harness design сhallenges in an example of the snaphooks optimization process. Lyubov Lavrishcheva, Project Manager at the Krylov State Research Centre draw applause by presenting exhiting results of wind turbine blades optimization.
Antoine Porot presents Snaphooks Design Optimization
Lyubov Lavrishcheva demonstrates drastic increase of wind turbine efficiency
Leonhard Herrmann, Development Engineer, FDTech GmbH demonstrated the high efficiency of DoE techniques available in pSeven in the virtual validation of automated driving systems. Tommaso Nizzoli, Chief CAE Analyst at Mvoid Technologies, revealed the results of applying predictive modeling and analysis tools of pSeven in the optimization of loudspeakers.
Leonhard Herrmann presents the design exploration for virtual validation of automated driving systems
Tommaso Nizzoli speaking about multidimensional optimization of loudspeakers
Raoul Spote, Presales Manager of MSC Software France presented an example of integration of CAD/CAE tools MSC scTetra, Patran, Nastran, scConverter in a multidisciplinary workflow to solve the turbine blade optimization problem. Mikhail Gusev, Research Scientist at Skoltech, spoke about a variety of applications of pSeven in industial, academic and scientific domains.
Raoul Spote describes the successful intergation case of multiple MSC Software tools and pSeven
Mikhail Gusev giving examples of pSeven application within Skoltech
pSeven Live Demo
The official part of the Conference ended with the demonstation of the new features added to pSeven in 2018-2019, performed by Alexander Prokhorov, Vice-President of Software Development, and Anton Saratov, Vice-President of Application Engineering at DATADVANCE.
Anton Saratov and Alexander Prokhorov demonstrate the new features of pSeven
At the second day, DATADVANCE engineering team held the workshop, where the attendees could try out the most popular capabilities of pSeven for design optimization, CAD/CAE integration and multidisciplinary workflow setup, and learn some tips and tricks. Workshop presenters also puzzled out several engineering problems put forward by the participants.