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7th French/Belgian OpenFOAM® users conference

22 & 23 May 2024




CentraleSupélec, Foam-Utilisateurs (the French OpenFOAM® users group), the Belgian OpenFOAM® users group are pleased to invite you to the french/belgian conference of OpenFOAM® users. For the seventh year in a row, this event aims to bring together OpenFOAM® users as well as those interested in potential applications of the software. People from academia and industry are invited to present advances in their relevant research and development fields exchanging ideas and information in an interdisciplinarity environment. This conference will provide an ideal opportunity to develop new collaborations and to meet experts.

Call for contribution and dates

You are kindly encouraged to participate actively by submitting a presentation title.

We would like to keep it simple. As in previous years, the title of your contribution will suffice for the submission procedure. Whenever possible, we try to accommodate everyone but the number of places being limited, a selection will be made on a first-come, first-served basis.


Be careful not to submit at the last minute !

Important dates :

February 28th 2024: end of early bird registration

May 22sd & 23rd 2024: conference dates


Be careful not to submit at the last minute : first come, first served !

Registration and fees

  • Early bird registration : 200 €

  • Past the early-bird date : EB+50€

  • Foam-U supporting registration : 350 €



Dr. Jean Lachaud

Maître de conférences, Uni. de Bordeaux


PATO and its applications

Dr. Santiago López Castaño


Panama Canal hydraulics & Fully-implicit VoF for hydraulic jump case

Researcher, Flanders Hydraulics


Dr. mont. Tobias Holzmann


Beyond simulations: a decadal tale of learning, leading, and contributing to OpenFOAM

CEO, Holzmann CFD


The program will be updated as we go along, so please check back regularly.

Day 1 :

08:30--09:00 Registration desk opens

09:00--09:10 Welcome addresses

09:10--12:20 Plenary talk and Conference sessions

12:20--13:30 Lunch & coffee

13:30--16:00 Plenary talk and Conference sessions

16:00--19:00 Workshop on meshing or Synchrotron visit

20:00--23:00 Conference banquet

Day 2 :

08:30--09:00 Welcome coffee

09:00--12:20 Plenary talk and Conference sessions

12:20--13:30 Lunch & coffee

13:30--15:50 Conference sessions

15:50--16:00 Closing

16:00--17:00 Foam-Utilisateurs general assembly

Supported by:



The conference will be held in Eiffle building at CentraleSupélec, 3 Rue Joliot Curie, 91190, Gif-sur-Yvette, easily accessible by RER or bus from Massy city center. The conference also includes a visit to Soleil synchrotron and a get together reception.


The conference reception will be held in Massy. More to come

Organizing Committee
  • Victor Pozzobon - CentraleSupélec

  • Franco Otaola - CentraleSupélec


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