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Thursday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm

22. Econ Conference


22. Econ Konferencia – All about simulation!

11 April 2024, Holiday Inn Budaörs, 2 Rubik Ernő St., 2040 Budaörs

Language of the event is Hungarian.


Dr Orsolya Ferencz – Ministerial Commissioner for Space Research
Dr Imre Porkoláb – Ministerial Commissioner for Defense Innovation


8:30 – 9:00 AM – Registration and breakfast
9:00 – 12:00 – Plenary section, including coffe break
  • Opening
    Gábor Kiglics – eCon Engineering Kft.
  • Virtual development possibilities in the Hungarian defense industry
    Dr Imre Porkoláb – Defence Innovation Research Institute (VIKI)
  • Linking HUNOR space activities to the innovation ecosystem
    Dr Orsolya Ferencz – HUNOR Hungarian Space Program
  • AI empowered research
    Dr János Abonyi – Pannon University
  • Development trends in hydrogen transport and storage
    Dr Balázs Zsigmond, Peter Sterck – MONO Group
  • Artificial Intelligence in simulation: Ansys SimAI
    János Szegletes – eCon Engineering Kft.
  • Simulation in industrial automation
    Tibor Meszes – eCon Engineering Kft.
12:00 – 1:00 PM – Lunch buffet
1:00 – 3:50 PM – Technical sessions in 2 sections

Section A
Fluid dynamics and polymers

  • Reducing flow losses by delaying turbulent transition
    András Szabó – BME, Department of Hydrodynamic Systems
  • Particle-based CFD simulation using Particleworks software
    Ákos Horváth – eCon Engineering Kft.
  • CFD application in generator development
    Dávid Nemes – S.E.G.A. Hungary Kft.
  • Cavity pressure and simulation
    Dr András Szűcs – Cavity Eye Kft.
  • Hose connector development for multi-stage brake wear indicator cable
    Miklós Bencsik – PEX Automotive Kft.
  • Heat exchanger modeling in Ansys Fluent
    Mátyás Gyöngyösi – eCon Engineering Kft.

Section B
Mechanics and electromagnetics

  • Irreversible energy absorption in rail vehicle collisions – first steps in the product development of deformation tubes
    Dr Szabolcs Jónás – Knorr-Bremse Rail Vehicle Systems
  • Power stage analysis with Q3D Extractor
    Gellért Tánczos – Robert Bosch Kft.
  • Reinforcement of railway vehicle chassis using structural analysis
    Dr Tamás Hartványi – Széchenyi István University, Tamás Olajos – eCon Engineering
  • HIL/SIL environment development for cabin surveillance radar
    Gergely Friedl – Harman International
  • Thermal analysis of electric power steering system
    Pálma Melisek – thyssenkrupp Components Technology Hungary Kft.
  • The importance of simulation in tooling
    Richárd Ecsődi – Fórum-Plusz Kft.
4:20 – 5:20 PM – Plenary closing session
  • Panel discussion
    Trends and artificial intelligence in product development
  • Award ceremony
    Simulation Study Competition
    Best section presentation
    Audience award
  • Closing remarks
    Gábor Kiglics – eCon Engineering Kft.
5:20 – 8:00 PM – Evening session (planned)
  • Dinner buffet
  • Networking

Exhibition area

Participants will have the opportunity to visit the stands during coffee breaks as well as during the buffet lunch break.

Exhibitor topics

  • 3D printing technologies – Varinex Zrt.
  • Injection molding services for the plastics industry – Cavity Eye Kft.
  • Industrial automation services – eCon Engineering Kft.
  • Real time simulation with Ansys Discovery – eCon Engineering Kft.
  • Particleworks particle-based simulation software – eCon Engineering Kft.
  • Moldex3D showcase – eCon Engineering Kft.
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  • 08:30 – 09:00 AM – Registration & breakfast
  • 10:15 – 10:55 – AM – Plenary coffe break
  • 12:00 – 1:00 PM – Lunch buffet
  • 2:15 – 3:35 PM – Section coffe break
  • 3:50 – 4:20 PM – Coffe break between the sections and the panel discussion

Register now for the Conference on 11 April 2024!

The event is subject to registration.

Attendance fee is 150€ for industry participants, 50€ for academy participants (professors and students), and free of charge for speakers, panelists and exhibitors.
The fees are invoiced in HUF, including VAT.

Registration does not oblige the registrants to pay the participation fee.
An invoice will be sent to you based on the billing information you provided during registration.
The deadline for payment of the participation fee is 4 April 2024.

The agenda is updated continuously, we reserve the right to make changes.

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