Procter & Gamble, Oden Institute Headline ASSESS Summit 2024

The March 4-6 conference reveals speaker lineup.

The March 4-6 conference reveals speaker lineup.

The NAFEMS ASSESS Initiative has revealed its full speaker lineup for the ASSESS Summit 2024, which will be held in Atlanta on March 4-6. 

The program kicks off Tuesday March 5 with a keynote session titled Reduced-Order Models as Enablers for Design, Control and Predictive Digital Twins, presented by Karen E. Wilcox, director of the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin. Wilcox was previously a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she served as the founding Co-Director of the MIT Center for Computational Engineering and the Associate Head of the MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Prior to joining MIT, she worked at Boeing Phantom Works with the Blended-Wing-Body aircraft design group.

Tuesday will also feature Notes from the Front presentations from end users and academics, including speakers from Siemens Corporate Research, Coordesa, Queen’s University of Belfast, Rolls Royce, ASDL, Cambashi, Cummins, MBDA Systems, and the University of Mississippi. McKinsey Consulting will also present a report on virtual testing and validation.

The Wednesday program will include a keynote session titled Modeling: Mastery, Marketing & Making Decisions, led by Alison Main, Research and Development Senior Director for Corporate Functions R&D at Procter & Gamble.

Participants at the conference will also participate in working group sessions to help refine the ASSESS mission and guide research projects in key focus areas.

Registration and hotel information is available on the event website.

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