Tuesday, June 19, 2012

OpenSees Days 2012

PEER and NEES will host OpenSees Days 2012 on August 15-16 at the Richmond Field Station, an off-campus facility of the University of California, Berkeley.  Students, researchers, and practitioners are welcome to attend any of the days.

Wednesday, August 15: Getting Started With OpenSees
The annual one-day training workshop on how to use OpenSees will be more hands-on this year. This workshop is intended for beginning users. This workshop will introduce users to the tcl scripting language, and basic modeling and analysis techniques using OpenSees.

Thursday, August 16: OpenSees: Beyond the Basics
Seal of the University of California, Berkeley
Seal of the University of California, Berkeley (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This workshop is intended for intermediate users and those who have attended the Getting Started Workshop. The workshop will focus on structural and geotechnical modeling using OpenSees, and how to extend OpenSees for your own research needs.  The afternoon sessions will be devoted to presentations from industry and research representatives who will discuss how OpenSees has been used and extended to further their work.

**Anyone from industry or academia interested in presenting on August 16th is encouraged to send a short abstract to Frank McKenna before July 1, 2012.**

The event is free, but registration is required because space is limited to the first 100 applicants.  Registration closes on August 10, 2012.

Registration and additional program information can be found the OpenSees Days 2012 website.
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