French/Belgian OpenFoam users conference

5th French/Belgian OpenFOAM® users conference

May 13th and 14th, 2020 | Lyon | France


Lyon by night

IFPEN, Foam-Utilisateurs (the French OpenFOAM® users group), the Belgian OpenFOAM® users group are pleased to invite you to the french/belgian conference of OpenFOAM® users. For the fifth year in a row, this event aims to bring together OpenFOAM® users as well as those interested in potential applications of the software. People from academia and industry are invited to present advances in their relevant research and development fields exchanging ideas and information in an interdisciplinarity environment. This conference will provide an ideal opportunity to develop new collaborations and to meet experts.

Call for Contributions

You are kindly encouraged to participate actively in the conference by submitting a presentation title.
We would like to keep it simple. As in previous years, the title of your contribution will suffice for the submission procedure. Whenever possible, we try to accommodate everyone but the number of places being limited, a selection will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. Be careful not to submit at the last minute !

Important Dates

  • February 15, 2020 : end of early bird registration
  • March 15, 2020 : to submit a presentation title
  • May 13, 14, 2020 : conference dates

Registration Fees

Registration fees include individual Foam-U adhesion, coffee breaks with snacks, lunches (bothe days), wednesday evening social event.

  • early bird registration : 180€
  • Past the early-bird date : EB+40€




CFD Team Leader, ESI Gmbh “Latest Development in OpenFOAM and Industrial Applications


R&D Engineer, Kitware SAS “Modern and advanced features of Paraview

Tutorial session


Research Engineer,R.Tech
“Application of GridPro and Helyx at 

Download the conference flyers here !

Details To appear in march 2020

Wednesday, May 13th

09:00–10:00 Registration desk opens
10:00–10:15 Welcome addresses
10:30–12:30 Conference sessions
12:30–13:30 Lunch & coffee
13:30–18:00 Plenary talk and Conference sessions
19:00–23:00 Conference banquet

Thursday, May 14th

09:00–12:30 Plenary talk and Conference sessions
12:30–13:30 Lunch & coffee
13:30–16:00 Conference sessions
16:30–18:00 Foam-Utilisateurs general assembly


The conference will be held in the city of Lyon (France), at IFPEN.

IFP Energies nouvelles, Etablissement de Lyon,
 de l’échangeur de Solaize BP3, 69360 Solaize

Organizing Commitee

  • Talib Dbouk (IMT Lille Douai)
  • Lionel Gamet (IFPEN)
  • Victor Pozzobon (CentraleSupelec)
  • Yann Recoquillon (Aero Concept Engineering)
  • Julien Réveillon (Univ. de Rouen Normandie)
  • David Uystepruyst (Univ. Valenciennes)

For any information, please contact