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  • Katherine Hollingsworth

2014 MedeA Users' Group Meeting

We invite, no, encourage you to join us in Philadelphia from October 21st to 23rd for our Annual MedeA Users' Group Meeting.

The meeting will take place at the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill and rooms are available at our negotiated rate of $189/night. A link to register your accommodations is available through the registration page, or at the following link: Hotel Registration Page.

Registration is FREE prior to September 28th, 2014. From September 29th onwards, registration costs are as follows:

$249 - Industrial Customers $99 - Academic Customers

Why should you participate?

  • Present your latest work relating to MedeA and computational methods in general

  • Meet those in your field, share ideas, keep abreast of developments

  • Directly influence the development of MedeA - let us know what you want or what would make your life easier!


Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 -- Hands-on MedeA Training Workshop
  • 8:00 - 10:00 and 10:15 - 11:45

  • 13:30 - 15:00 and 15:15 - 16:45

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 -- Scientific Program
  • Fabio Rosciano - Toyota Motors Europe Computational Design and Experimental Verification of Zero- and Low-strain Cathode Materials for Solid-State Li-Ion Batteries

  • Phuti Ngoepe - University of Limpopo Simulation of nano-architectured electrodes for energy materials

  • Philippe Ungerer - Materials Design High-thorughput MOPAC calculations and forcefield simulations for thermodynamic property predictions of chemical and macromolecular systems

  • Jürgen Hafner - University of Vienna Current challenges to density-functional calculations: complexity, correlations and dynamics

  • Paul Mason - Thermo-Calc Software The application of CALPHAD based tools to the Materials Genome Initiative and ICME and the corresponding needs for data

  • Chao Jiang - Thermo-Calc Software Thermophysical Properties of Liquid Al Alloys Using Molecular Dynamics

  • Gus Hart - Brigham Young University Building alloy models with compressive sensing

  • Tobias Kerscher - Hamburg Univ. Technology Applications of UNCLE

  • Erich Wimmer - Materials Design Multiscale Modeling with MedeA

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 -- Scientific Program
  • Martijn Marsman - University of Vienna VASP: Past, Present, Future

  • Hiroki Moriwake - Japan Fine Ceramics Center First-principles Calculations at Japan Fine Ceramics Center

  • Dave Rigby - Materials Design Forcefield Simulations of Polymer Properties and Adhesion

  • Clive Freeman - Materials Design New Developments in MedeA

  • Paul Saxe, Hannes Schweiger & Development Team - Materials Design Customer Feedback

What else can you expect?

We invite all interested to attend a social cocktail reception on the evening of Tuesday, October 21st from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This is a great opportunity to network and meet other experts in your field.

Further, we encourage all to attend our annual banquet, another excellent opportunity for networking. This year our banquet will take place aboard the Moshulu, one of the world's largest fully-wooden sailing ships. The banquet will take place on the evening of October 22nd, from 6-9 pm.

Further, all breaks and lunch are provided for the registration cost (remember, free until September 28th, 2014!).

We sincerely hope to see you in Philadelphia - in order to get to know you better, to help your research or time-to-solution and meet those pursuing similar interests.

-The Materials Design Team.

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