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Old   July 12, 2012, 13:47
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Dear Foamers in the Mid-Atlantic/Mid-West USA & Canada,

The 4th Mid-Atlantic/Mid-West USA & Canada OpenFOAM Users Group Meeting will be held at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center,
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 20, 2012. Please mark your calendars, and send an email to Anirban Jana (anirban@psc.edu) if you plan to attend.

Following the great successes of the three prior meetings held respectively at Penn State University, University of Michigan and Ohio State
University, we plan to maintain a similar format consisting of technical presentations in the morning, followed by birds-of-a-feather (BOF)
sessions and tutorials in the afternoon. Please feel free to send me presentation/BOF/tutorial suggestions for this meeting. As further
details of the meeting plans are finalized, they will be posted on the CFD-Online OpenFOAM forum, and/or the OpenFOAM Wiki, and/or the
Extend Portal.

A new idea this year is to post an updated list of attendees from time to time, so that others can see who are attending, which may pique their
interest and encourage them to attend too. Please let know in your RSVP email though if you DO NOT want to have your name appear in the list
of attendees.

There will be no registration fee to attend. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided to attendees. The attendees will be responsible for covering the cost of travel/lodging. Directions and some lodging information will be provided in a future update.

Support for the meeting from the NSF XSEDE's Education and Outreach program is gratefully acknowledged. XSEDE is the national
cyberinfrastructure for non-classified research funded by the National Science Foundation.

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Old   October 6, 2012, 18:36
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Hi all,
Two more weeks to go before we meet in Pittsburgh (Oct 20, Sat) for the 4th Mid-Atlantic/Mid-West USA & Canada OpenFOAM Users Group Meeting. We have already received word from more than 30 people from GA to MA that they will attend. There is still time to register for the meeting by sending an email to me (anirban@psc.edu), and also cc'ed to Dr Sagnik Majumdar (sagnikmazumdar@gmail.com). We will be ordering the food soon, so will have to close registration in a few more days.

We are planning to start at 8AM in the morning and end at 5PM in the evening. A detailed schedule will be posted soon.

Below is a Google map of some hotels within walking distance of PSC (and also on bus routes along Forbes Ave and 5th Ave):
https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid...876b0530&msa=0

If you are flying into the Pittsburgh International Airport, you can catch the 28X bus from the Ground Transportation area, which will bring you directly to Oakland ( the university neighbourhood ).

Information on public transportation in Pittsburgh can be found at:
http://www.portauthority.org/paac/default.aspx

Hoping to see you in two weeks
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8:00 AM : Arrival and breakfast

8:30 AM : Keynote address by Prof Eric Paterson, Professor and Department Head, Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Tech.

9:15 AM : Presentations I

10:15 AM : Short break

10:30 AM : Presentations II

12:00 noon: Lunch and breakout sessions

1:30 PM : Birds-of-a-Feather sessions, Introductory tutorial (Concurrent)

3:00 PM : Afternoon snacks

3:30 PM : Panel discussion: OpenFOAM documentation for users and developers

5:00 PM : End

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To anyone attending the "Introduction to OpenFOAM" session, I have included a link to a file containing examples that will be gone over during the class, as well as a copy of the lecture. Also included are instructions for installing Ubuntu and OpenFOAM on a flash drive.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ksaowqkdcgv8b95/dnX06thN2R

These materials will all be available at the workshop. However, if you intend to bring and work on your own laptop, it is recommended you download at least the examples ahead of time.

Thanks everyone, see you Saturday.

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Hi All,
Hoping to see you tomorrow at the meeting at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, 300 S Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. A google map with the location of PSC is in the post dated Oct 6 above.

Also you may want to look at the transportation information in that post.

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8:00 AM : Arrival and breakfast

8:30 AM : Keynote address by Prof Eric Paterson

9:15 AM : Computational fluid dynamics/computational mechanics on NSF's XSEDE - Anirban Jana

9:45 AM : MarmotViz: an Illustrative Visualization Framework for Time-
Varying Simulations in ParaView A.S. Rattner, D. P. Guillen, S. Garimella, A. Joshi (GaTech)

10:15 AM : Short break

10:30AM : LES of river flows, J. Abad, C. Frias (Civil Eng., U. Pitt.)

11:00 AM : Simulation of Small-scale Multi-Phase Flow using OpenFOAM - KMooney ( Mech. and Ind. Eng., U. Mass., Amherst )

11:30 AM : Simulation of a Particle-Fluid Flow within a Lid-Driven Cavity Using an Open-Source Coupling of OpenFOAM and LIGGGHTS - J. Shelton, C.F. Higgs III(Mech Eng Carnegie Mellon U.)

12:00 noon: Lunch and breakout sessions (This is a good time for
people to mingle, and make connections with common interests )

1:30 PM : Birds-of-a-Feather sessions,

Introductory tutorial by D. Tyler Landfried /(concurrent)

3:00 PM : Afternoon snacks

3:30 PM : Panel discussion: OpenFOAM documentation for
users and developers

5:00 PM : End

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