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8th OpenFOAM Conference 2020

8th OpenFOAM Conference 2020

Conference Dates: 13 - 15 October, 2020

8th OpenFOAM Conference 2020

ESI OpenCFD is pleased to announce the dates for the 8th Annual OpenFOAM Conference. This event gives a unique opportunity to interact with users and developers across the community, and to participate in the current and future governance of OpenFOAM. This is the primary OpenFOAM event in all areas of CFD applications and process integration; useful for CFD engineers, managers, IT specialists, developers, consultants, researchers, students, and those seeking continuing professional development.

In the hope that global travel restrictions will be lifted well before October, we continue to prepare for this event as normal. Watch this space for "Call for Papers" to be announced in April, and the timetable for registrations and programme details. Stay safe, look after yourselves and families and look out for your neighbours!

Call for papers:

Abstracts on the modelling and applications using OpenFOAM® in the following areas:

  • Turbulence,

  • Multiphase (including VoF Eulerian Lagrangian and Particle physics),

  • Transportation including Aerospace,

  • Ground Transportation and Marine,

  • Numerics, Meshing,

  • HPC/Architectures,

  • API and Infrastructural,

  • Documentation and Tutorial learning,

  • Optimisation,

  • Electrification,

  • Combustion and Heat transfer

Submit Paper/Abstract:

  • For industries and consultants, please complete the abstract template and send it to before June 15, 2020.

  • For students and academics, please complete the student abstract template and send it to before May 31, 2020. All student and academic research papers are eligible for the Academic Best Paper award. As in previous years, for this popular competition, ESI is pleased to fund the winner's travel and accommodation costs.

  • Please note that the conference fee will be waived for all approved speakers.


After the 2nd conference day, we offer several hands-on workshops. Learn more about Application Best-Practices, Optimization or OpenFOAM made-easy. The workshops are delivered by ESI OpenCFD and invited staff who have several years of experience at the sharp end of development and application, and in teaching fundamentals and higher-end practices.

Venue: The Venue: Hotel Melia Berlin

Contact: Manuela Joseph (

For more information on Registration dates, Topics of the conference, Abstract and Full Paper submission, Conference Fees and other details click on the “Brochure/Website” button below.

About OpenFOAM

OpenFOAM is the free, open source CFD software developed primarily by OpenCFD Ltd since 2004. It has a large user base across most areas of engineering and science, from both commercial and academic organisations. OpenFOAM has an extensive range of features to solve anything from complex fluid flows involving chemical reactions, turbulence and heat transfer, to acoustics, solid mechanics and electromagnetics.

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