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Fifth OpenFOAM Workshop, June 21-24 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden

Workshop Announcement

On behalf of the OpenFOAM® Workshop Committee, the Gothenburg local committee would like to invite you to attend the Fifth OpenFOAM Workshop, which will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden on June 21-24 2010.

The flexibility, efficiency and capabilities of OpenFOAM make it a powerful CFD tool to perform fundamental studies and industrial investigations of complex physical processes. This event intends to bring together developers and users of OpenFOAM, to promote collaborative activities, exchange information and share experiences in similar areas of interest.

Technical sessions, plenary sessions and poster sessions will be held on June 22nd and June 23rd. June 24th will be dedicated to collaborative work. It will be encouraged through working group activities, BoF sessions, clinics and plenary sessions.

For the benefit of new users and people interested in knowing the OpenFOAM simulation platform, a Basic Training will be organized on June 21st. For more advanced users, an Advanced Training will also be organized on June 21st.


Workshop scope

Final program for June 21-24

Workshop trainings

Group activities

Workshop Venue, travel and accomodation information


Abstract submission

Apply for financial support

Tourist information

Call for contributions

Attendees are invited to contribute full-length presentations or poster format talks on the application of OpenFOAM in Computational Continuum Mechanics and particularly on creative library usage in non-traditional areas. Contributions should consist of an abstract (1-2 pages max) and presentation slides or poster in Adobe PDF format. The contributions will be published on the Workshop Web site (confidential information may be removed from the slides first).

Important dates:
March 15th Deadline for Abstract submission.
March 15th Deadline for Apply for financial support.
April 15th Notification of selected abstracts for oral/poster presentations.
April 15th Notification of applications for financial support.
May 1st Registration deadline (Training and Workshop).
April/May Hotel reservation deadlines, see: Travel information.
June 5th For slides/posters to be added to the workshop USB stick.

Send your pdf file to Keep file size small!!!

File name convention: FirstnameLastnameSlidesOFW5.pdf or FirstnameLastnamePosterOFW5.pdf

where FirstnameLastname is the first and last name of the first author.

Organizing committee

The organization of the Fifth OpenFOAM Workshop follows in the footsteps of the first four successful OpenFOAM Workshops. The OpenFOAM Workshop Committee was formed in September 2008 to discuss the development and the evolution of these events. The committee can be reached by sending an e-mail to: committee(at)

The Fifth OpenFOAM Workshop is hosted by Chalmers (Department of Applied Mechanics). The members of the Gothenburg local committee are Håkan Nilsson, Olivier Petit and Pirooz Moradnia. The Gothenburg local committee can be reached at ofw5(at)

Please note:

  • OPENFOAM® is a registered trademark of OpenCFD Ltd.
  • This event is not affiliated with OpenCFD Ltd.

You can access all the documentation regarding the first four workshops at the following links:

Fourth OpenFOAM Workshop, Montreal, June 1-4, 2009.

Third OpenFOAM Workshop, Milano, July 9-11, 2008.

Second OpenFOAM Workshop, Zagreb, June 7-9, 2007.

First OpenFOAM Workshop, Zagreb, January 26-28, 2006.

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