PITTSBURGH, June 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- More
than 54,000 people from more than 160 countries registered for the
inaugural Simulation World digital event hosted
by Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) last week. Simulation World is
the world's largest virtual event focused on engineering simulation
and was held in conjunction with the 16th Annual LS-DYNA
user group focused on finite element analysis. These events
featured nearly 300 sessions and 200 speakers delivering 48 hours
of continuous, cross-industry content across multiple time zones.
All sessions are now available online for on-demand viewing
Simulation World's executive-studded speaker lineup featured
pioneering thought leaders from leading-edge Fortune 500 companies,
startups, academic institutions and global news outlets. The
speaker tracks covered emerging engineering topics including
digital transformation, autonomy, digital twins, the Industrial
Internet of Things (IIoT) and electrification. Sponsors included
Microsoft at the diamond level, Autodesk, CADFEM and Hewlett
Packard Enterprises at the platinum level, and 63 additional
cutting-edge companies at the gold and silver levels.
The free and interactive virtual event also provided attendees
with unique digital networking opportunities, connecting thousands
of industry executives, engineers and manufacturing professionals
across several digital networking lounges — sparking thoughtful
engineering simulation discussions and suggestions for promoting
diversity and inclusion within the engineering community.
Additionally, attendees explored a virtual expo hall and engaged in
live discussions with technology leaders from around the globe.
"For 50 years, Ansys customers have relied on our simulation
solutions as their superpower for tackling the most demanding
design challenges imaginable. From self-driving cars to smart
factories to 5G connectivity, our customers are using Ansys to
engineer what's ahead," said Ajei Gopal, CEO at Ansys. "Simulation
World brought together the greatest minds in engineering to
discuss, debate and showcase the limitless potential of simulation.
The event surpassed our expectations and we were honored to provide
educational and networking value to the engineering community
virtually during a time when physical industry events around the
world were cancelled or postponed."
If you've ever seen a rocket launch, flown on an airplane,
driven a car, used a computer, touched a mobile device, crossed a
bridge or put on wearable technology, chances are you've used a
product where Ansys software played a critical role in its
creation. Ansys is the global leader in engineering
simulation. Through our strategy of Pervasive Engineering
Simulation, we help the world's most innovative companies deliver
radically better products to their customers. By offering the best
and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, we help
them solve the most complex design challenges and create products
limited only by imagination. Founded in 1970, Ansys is
headquartered south of Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Visit www.ansys.com for more
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Annette N. Arribas,
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