VPS User Conference 2024

19 Juin 2024 - 20 Juin 2024
Czech Republic, Hotel Ambassador Zlatá Husa, Prague
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2 Days
Aynur Haghighi
aynur.haghighi [at] esi-group.com (aynur[dot]haghighi[at]esi-group[dot]com)

ESI. The Virtual Prototyping Experts.

This event is exclusively tailored for VPS users.

Join us for an incredible 2-day event where you'll connect with like-minded professionals, learn from industry experts, and gain valuable insights into the latest trends and technologies in Automotive simulation. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting in your career, our user conference offers something valuable for everyone. Register now and get ready for an unforgettable experience!

Here's what you can expect:

  • Exclusive preview of the next VPS release.
  • Engaging keynote speakers who will inspire and motivate you.
  • Hands-on workshops and breakout sessions to sharpen your skills.
  • Networking opportunities with fellow professionals.
  • And much more!

Stay tuned for a detailed agenda and more exciting updates!


Please note that while we're finalizing details to craft a dynamic agenda, the outline provided below may be subject to change.

Casual Dinner

Date: Tuesday, 18th June 2024

Time: 19:00 CEST

Location: Hotel Ambassador Zlatá Husa (same location as

Meeting point: Hotel lobby

Email interest and special diet needs to Aynur.Haghighi [at] esi-group.com on 13th June at the latest!

Wednesday, 19th June 2024

Time Presentation
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome 
09:15 – 09:45 Skoda Keynote: Quo Vadis, 25 years of Crash Simulations
09:45 - 10:15 Nissan Keynote: Application of Data Science for vehicle development
10:15 - 11:00 ESI Roadmap / Strategy + What’s New VPS ‘24?
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00 Nissan: Accurate airbag modeling for prediction of deployment behavior​​
12:00 - 12:30 Volkswagen Group: Response time of full car crash simulation including FPM airbag
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 SEAT: Machine Learning & VPS: A successful combination to assure crash performance
14:00 - 14:30 TÜV SÜD: Reduced side sled test model
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 - 15:30 SEAT: Application of VPS Implicit in the body system development at SEAT
15:30 - 16:00 Renault: Safety - Automated process for Dummies positioning
16:00 - 16:30 Networking
16:30 - 17:00 Wrap-up / Closure
18:30 Dinner


Thursday, 20th June 2024

Time Presentation
09:00 – 09:30 Audi Keynote: Experimental and numerical investigations on battery cells to improve existing simulation methods
09:30 - 10:00 Round Table / Panel Discussion
10:00 - 10:30 VPS Prediction on MegaCasting parts
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30 Seat Solution
11:30 - 12:00 Humanetics: Dummies For Future Testing Scenarios​
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 13:30 DLR Stuttgart: FPM Liquid, Aircraft
13:30 - 14:00 Airbus Defense: VPS for Aircraft Impact & Crash Analysis
14:00 - 14:30 Expliseat: Prediction of airplane seat tracks failure: simulation vs
14:30 - 15:00 Conclusion / Wrap-up


Where to Stay?

Book a room at Ambassador Zlata Husa, the official conference venue, conveniently located in the heart of Prague center, and enjoy a 20% discount, subject to room availability.

How to Book:

Visit the hotel website and secure your room directly using the code: ESI2024

Alternatively, use one of the promo links below:


English Reservation Link          Czech Reservation Link 


For any additional questions, please contact reservation [at] ambassador.cz


Please note that registration is binding.

Any cancellation must be notified by email to Aynur.haghighi [at] esi-group.com

No later than June 11th, 2024.

Cancellations not communicated by the specified date will be invoiced with 100 EUR.