Gridgen User Group Meeting 2006

Announcement and Call for Papers

FORT WORTH, TX (30 September 2005) – Pointwise is pleased to announce the Gridgen User Group Meeting 2006 will be held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel Dallas/Fort Worth Airport in Irving, Texas on 24-25 April 2006. The meeting will include special Gridgen training seminars and training activities, presentations by Pointwise staff on new Gridgen developments, user presentations, and exhibits by our partners. This is a good opportunity for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) users to learn about the latest Gridgen features, get a glimpse of Gridgen V16, and network with other CFD experts from around the world.

Special Gridgen training seminars are scheduled for Monday, April 24. Tuesday's sessions will include presentations from the Gridgen user community and from Pointwise staff.

We invite Gridgen users to present their work at the Gridgen User Group Meeting. Presentations will be 30 minutes total: 20 minutes for the presentation and 10 minutes for Q&A. Presenters will not be required to submit a formal paper but instead will be asked to provide a copy of their presentation materials for inclusion in the meeting's proceedings.

Individuals interested in participating are asked to submit a brief (500 words or less) abstract describing CFD or similar computational work for which Gridgen was used for meshing by January 31, 2006. Abstracts may be submitted in plain text, Microsoft Word, or PDF formats and should be emailed to Please be sure to include your contact information in the email so that we can contact you regarding abstract acceptance.

Pointwise, Inc. is solving the top problem facing engineering analysts today: mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Gridgen runs on Windows, Linux, Mac and Unix; generates structured, unstructured, and hybrid grids; and interfaces with CFD solvers such as ANSYS CFX, Fluent, and STAR-CD as well as many neutral formats like CGNS ( Large manufacturing firms and research organizations worldwide rely on Gridgen as their complete preprocessing toolkit. Further information on Gridgen can be obtained from Pointwise's website,

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