Local User Groups / Local User Group Japan

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1 Open CAE Society of Japan

"The Open CAE Society of Japan" hosts the OpenCAE symposium, training courses, and other events in Japan. OpenCAE not only refers to OpenFOAM but also encompasses various open-source CAE software and knowledge. Of course, OpenFOAM is one of the primary topics discussed within "The Open CAE Society of Japan".

Japanese top page: http://www.opencae.or.jp/

English top page: https://www.opencae.or.jp/en/

1.1 Repositories

"The Open CAE Society of Japan" maintains repositories related to OpenFOAM, including:

  • V&V (Verification and Validation),
  • OpenFOAM Benchmark Test,
  • Translation of ParaView Documentation,
  • Installation of OpenFOAM for various HPCs.


1.2 OpenCAE Symposium

The OpenCAE Symposium is a user meeting in Japan for users of open-source CAE software, including OpenFOAM, FrontISTR, Salome-Meca, OpenMODELICA, FreeCAD, and others.

The OpenCAE Symposium 2023 @Yokohama (both on-site and online) will take place from December 7 to 9. Training sessions are scheduled for December 7, while presentations from users across various fields will be held on December 8 and 9.

<Past events>

The Open CAE Symposium 2022 @ Okayama: September 2 to 3, 2022.

The Open CAE Symposium 2021: December 2 to 4, 2021. Online.

The Open CAE and FrontISTR Joint Symposium 2020: December 3 to 5, 2020. Online.

The OpenCAE Symposium 2019 @ Osaka, Japan: December 19 to 21, 2019 at OSAKA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Omiya Campus), Japan.

For more information, please visit the symposium web site.


2 Local Study Groups


3 Mailing List