The School includes:
An in-depth introduction to the CAD/CAM suite of TopSolid by the SAGA partner Missler Software (France), while the following keynote speakers will survey SAGA-related areas of their expertise, and offer tutorial and open problems sessions:

  • Alicia Dickenstein (UBA, Buenos Aires)
    Implicitization techniques: a fruitful interaction between practitioners and algebraists
  • Tor Dokken (SINTEF, Oslo)
    The history of CAD and some examples of its use in industry
  • Tom Grandine (Boeing, Seattle)
    CAD in the aircraft industry
  • Panagiotis Kaklis (NTUA, Athens)
    CAD in the shipbuilding industry
  • Dominique Laffret (Missler Software, Paris)
    Overview of the CAD market, vendors and software/hardware requirements

There is also a presentation and an Interactive session on communicating science by Dana Mackenzie, free-lance science journalist (San Francisco).

The program includes a Poster session open to all participants (poster boards are profile-oriented, of size 140cm x 90cm), a few selected Contributed oral presentations, and an excursion and banquet on Wednesday afternoon and evening. School participants are expected to arrive by Monday, October 4th, 6pm, since the School starts then, and may check-out by Saturday, October 9th. The closing is planned Friday, October 8th at 6.30pm.

Members of the SAGA project are expected to arrive by Sunday, October 3rd, since their presence is required during the Review Meeting on Monday, October 4th.

The final program of the SAGA autumn School is available here.

The presentations of the School are available here.

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