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
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
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.