North America User Group Meeting 2017 
September 26th-27th, Hilton Lisle/Naperville, Lisle, Illinois
2017/09/26 14:00:00
Cobham Technical Services – Opera Simulation Software, is pleased to announce the 2017 North America User Group Meeting. This will be held at the Hilton Lisle/Naperville hotel from Tuesday, September 26th to Wednesday September 27th .

The annual North America User Group Meeting is your chance to meet fellow users of Opera and learn from their experience. There will be presentations covering a number of application fields from users, invited speakers and Cobham. You can expect to gain useful insight into the simulation of electrical machines, magnets, charged particle devices and others. You will have the opportunity to discuss future enhancements to the software. As usual, this event will be conducted in an informal atmosphere to help promote discussion between users and Cobham. This will also be your chance to meet some of the principal designers of Opera.

We welcome proposals to present at the user group meeting. To submit an abstract, please visit our submission page by clicking the button below.

NAUGM 2017 Agenda

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Day 1 Main Program
09:00 Registration
09:30 Chairman’s Address
09:40 Welcome
09:45 What’s New in Opera
10:25 Hints and Tricks (part 1)
10:30 Coffee
11:00 What’s Coming in Opera
11:30 User presentation #1
12:15 Lunch
14:00 Training: Modelling & Meshing in Opera-3d including interops
14:30 User presentation #2
15:00 Training: Multiphysics in Opera-3d & Python
15:30 Coffee
15:55 Hints and Tricks (part 2)
16:00 User presentation #3
16:45 Afternoon Q&A
17:15 Close
Day 2 Main Program
08:55 Welcome
09:00 User presentation #4
09:45 Training: Python & Opera-2d scripting
10:30 Coffee
11:00 User presentation #5
12:00 Hints and Tricks (part 3)
12:15 Lunch
13:30 Hints and Tricks (part 4)
13:35 Training
14:00 Training
14:30 User presentation #6
15:00 Coffee
15:30 Training
16:00 Hints and Tricks (part 5)
16:05 Afternoon Q&A
16:30 Chairman’s Address & Election
16:45 Close

Hotel bookings

Attendees can make their hotel reservations by calling 1-630-505-0900 using Group Code CVEC or making their reservation online.

To reserve online please access Enter arrival and departure dates on the main screen.  On the left hand side you will see a button that reads “Have a special code?” click that, please type in your group code under the “Group Code” line – CVEC. Your group name and rate should display when moving forward – $129.00.

The cut off date for hotel reservations is Sunday September 3, 2017 and the room cost is $129.00 per night plus taxes.

The award-winning Hilton Lisle/Naperville hotel is conveniently located between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport, and is close to the I-88 corridor. At Hilton Lisle/Naperville guest benefit from a tranquil suburban location a short drive from the action of downtown Chicago. There is an outdoor sundeck, an indoor pool and exquisite cuisine available at Allgauer’s restaurant.