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Our 7th International Conference is now the new BEFORE REALITY CONFERENCE.
Experience the world through Simulation and predict the future. Live BEFORE REALITY!

Over the past 12 years, our conference has been a premium gathering for CAE Professionals. Every two years, the international simulation community gathers together and exchanges the latest concepts, knowledge, and development requirements on our software products.

Join us this year at our conference that will be held from May 30 to June 1 2017, at the MET Hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece.

During the event, technical papers outlining the latest advances in CAE strategy, methodology, techniques and applications related to our products will be presented.
This stage offers a unique opportunity for the presenters to lead and inspire by presenting their ideas, demonstrating their achievements, and sharing new development requirements. Moreover, the participants will be informed about the latest software trends, implementation concepts and deployment methods.

The close technical communication with our software development team, within the framework of a technical forum, is also among the main features of this three-day conference.

Further discussion sessions, meetings and other events are set to allow the interaction between participants and organizers. Senior executives of our company, our engineers from the development and services teams and our business agents from around the world will be glad to meet with you, to discuss the applications, the existing functionality as well as the latest enhancements and future development plans of our software products. We expect that this will be a unique opportunity for you to share your success and for us to share our vision.

Check the Agenda tab for the latest updates to our conference content.

The attire of the event is business casual.
The language of the event is English.
There is no participation fee.
Speakers will receive free accommodation.


The conference will be of interest to decision makers, strategy & methodology planners, simulation experts, applications users and researchers at the forefront of the CAE simulation for various disciplines, coming from OEMs and suppliers from a wide spectrum of industrial sectors, especially from, yet not limited to the: automotive, motorsports, railway vehicles, aerospace, shipbuilding / offshore, power tools, defence, energy, heavy machinery, biomechanics, chemical processes, electronics, etc.

All those who wish to communicate recent advances and future trends in the analyses technologies, methods and practices for solving the problems of the modern Industry, using our software products, are welcome to make the conference a success.

Please, refer to the Call for Papers for details on papers contribution.


During the event you will have the opportunity to:

- Meet, exchange ideas, and collaborate with CAE experts from around the world.
- Present your success stories and innovative ideas and discuss them within a unique global forum.
- Keep up-to-date on the latest advancements in the field of CAE simulation with state-of-the-art software solutions.
- Interact with our software development teams and promote your requests to influence future software development.
- Enhance your relations with the technical support & services teams engineers of BETA CAE Systems and with its representatives of the worldwide sale & support network.
- Learn more about our co-operations with leading hardware and software companies.


The technical forum and contributed presentations will demonstrate the current status and the future trends of the application of the products of BETA CAE Systems, ANSA / EPILYSIS / META suite and SPDRM, in a spectrum of sectors, such as: CAE strategy & process planning, Process automation, Product and Simulation Data Management (PDM / SDM), Durability, Crash & Rollover, Occupant & Pedestrian Safety, Dynamics, Noise, Vibration & Harshness, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Optimization, Composite materials modelling, Climate control, Engine technology, Heat transfer, Simulation results assessment etc.


BETA CAE Systems is proud and honoured to host Yair Soffair, Mechanical Analysis Manager of Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop., Israel.

Join Mr. Soffair in his journey through the challenges and solutions in the simulation process for the most advanced electro-optics technology. Mr. Soffair will also emphasize the benefits from deploying our software in his organization.


Prof. Dr. Sadayuki Ujihashi, will honour us with his keynote speech on where ASEAN and East Asia NCAPs are heading.

In his speech he will elaborate on the anticipated evolutions of ASEAN and East Asia NCAPs regulations and how automobile manufacturers will have to tune the safety performance of their cars to meet new specifications.

Dr. Sadayuki Ujihashi is a fmr. Chair of JNCAP, Professor Emeritus at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Professor at Nihon Bunri University, and member of BETA CAE Systems Japan.


Dr.-Ing. Sam Saltiel, CCO of BETA CAE Systems, in his keynote message, reveals the surprising profound reasons why we simulate and why we should simulate more.


The conference will be held at THE MET HOTEL, conveniently situated at the harbour of Thessaloniki.

26th October Str no. 48
GR-546 27, Thessaloniki, Greece

Accommodation reservation:
Please, do not contact the hotel for accommodation reservations.
Speakers and Delegates should make accommodations arrangements according to the instructions provided at the registration section.

THE MET HOTEL is situated in the new harbour area of Thessaloniki, a bustling hub with great development prospects at the western entrance of the city. The area boasts a number of nightlife venues and is conveniently close to the city centre, the hotel is also an ideal basis for sightseeing and shopping

The hotel is easily accessible by public or private transportation. Recommended transportation from the airport to the hotel is by taxi. Taxis are available in front of the airport terminal on the arrivals level.


One speaker per presentation will receive free accommodation for the duration of the event, courtesy of BETA CAE Systems. Refer to the Speaker Registration for details.

Delegates should make an accommodation reservation during their registration and further arrangements with our partnering travel agent.

The hotel is reserving a range of rooms for the event at special daily rates:

 - Single Superior room incl. breakfast: €105
 - Double Superior room incl. breakfast: €120
 - Triple superior room incl. breakfast: €145

All taxes included.

For special accommodation requests, please, contact Theodossiadou Travel.

Delegate’s accommodation reservations requires full payment in advance.

Refer to Delegate Registration for details.


Delegate Registration & Accommodation Information:

Theodossiadou Travel
2 Venizelou st., 54624 Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel.: +30 231 0225 214, Fax: +30 231 0284 372

Event Organization, Speaker Registration & Accommodation Information:

Ms. Photini Paraskevopoulou
Tel: +30-2392-021914


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