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Kathy Loeppky
Conference Coordinator

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Banquet

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Location details coming soon.




Banquet Speaker

Victor Gonzalez
CEO and cofounder of Next Limit Technologies

Title: Simulation Technologies: From Hollywood to NASA

Biography: Victor Gonzalez is the CEO and cofounder of Next Limit Technologies, a leading computer simulation and visualization company for markets such as media, entertainment, design and engineering. Nowadays, more than 20,000 clients have used or are using their applications.

He became fascinated by computers from a very early age. He studied Naval Engineering at the Universidad Politecnica in Madrid, which allowed him to combine his passion for physics and mathematics with the virtual world.

In 2008, he was one of the co-awardees of the "Technical Achievement Award" (a "Technical Oscar") from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the creation of RealFlow, a particle-based fluid simulator. He is the proud recipient of many other awards, including the Double IST Award (Information Society of Technology-Europe) for different simulation technologies, “Segundo de Chomón", the technical award from the Spanish Film Academy and The National Computer Science Award in 2014, amongst others.

Abstract: In his conference, Victor will review the main milestones of his experience managing a small company in Spain strongly focus in technology and innovation. Victor will show applications of the simulation technologies developed over the last 20 years for a wide range of industries, from entertainment to design and engineering. He will also provide some insights on the predictable and the non-so-predictable future.

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