Report from the 49th Board Meeting

The 49th EUROSIM Board Meeting took place in Amsterdam, July 3, 2023.

Agostino Bruzzone
M. Mota and A. Bruzzone with the EUROSIM umbrella

Main points were:

  • The Board Meeting took place during the EUROSIM Congress 2023. The Congress has been successfully carried out.
  • Congress Proceedings: A book of abstracts will be published online on the EUROSIM website. The Proceedings with Springer are being prepared, 53 papers have been selected.
  • The VESS virtual seminars was a successful experiment, continuation will be discussed.
  • Thanks to the VESS an extra 500 contacts have been added to the EUROSIM contact list.
  • Introduction of the new EUROSIM President (Agostino Bruzzone – Liophant).
  • The next congress, EUROSIM 2026, will be organized by Liophant. Potential venues in Italy will be considered.

From the societies:

  • ASIM is growing and organizes workshops, a symposium every two years and a conference on production and logistics every other year.
  • The Spanish society is working on completing the proceedings of the EUROSIM Congress 2019.
  • The main SIMS conference will be held this September in Sweden.
  • Liophant: the society is active in promoting student exchange program around Europe, and also evaluating on new formats for future conferences.
  • Latvian Society LSS: a new board has been elected with new activities planned.
  • The Russian Society has the intention to continue to be part of EUROSIM.
  • The next UKSIM conference will be held in Cambridge in March 2024.