ESAFORM 2021 programme

Live sessions

11 live sessions will be scheduled during the conference (14-16 April) with a Q&A session. The pre-conference course of 13 April will also be live (extra registration required).

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13 Apr, 2021


09:00 - 17:00 , CEST, Detailed programme (extra registration requested) :

Introduction and experimental aspect

09:00 - 10:20 , CEST

Simulation by Solid Finite Elements Method

10:40 - 12:00 , CEST

Simulation By Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) /Particle Finite Element Model (PFEM) models

14:00 - 15:20 , CEST

Bio-based Polymers tailored for Additive Manufacturing of Medical Implants (Process and Applications)

15:40 - 17:00 , CEST
14 Apr, 2021

Forming experiments and simulations for discontinuous fiber reinforced CF-SMC components

09:30 - 10:30, CEST, Plenary speech

“How to write a scientific paper”? This webinar is aimed at PhD students and early career researchers

14:30 - 15:30 , CEST

Manufacturing – an integration platform

16:00 - 17:00, CEST, Plenary speech
15 Apr, 2021

An end to end platform for the industrialization of additive manufacturing

09:00 - 10:00 , CEST, Plenary speech

ESAFORM general assembly

10:00 - 10:45, CEST

ESAFORM Industrial prize winner presentation

10:45 - 11:30, CEST

Manufacturing and Assembly processes : they must be part of Design decisions

14:00 - 15:00, CEST, Plenary speech
16 Apr, 2021

When regenerative medicine is inspired by material forming field

09:00 - 10:00, CEST, Plenary speech

Thematic Workshop 8B : Match-Making for Materials Research across the borders between Netherlands, Germany & Belgium through Interreg program

10:30 - 12:00, CEST

Benchmark EXACT public session

14:00 - 15:30, CEST

Presentations of selected papers

The paper selection is now finalised and 243 papers were selected for presentation. 

These presentations will be on-demand. Each participant will have a constant access to the videos of the paper presentations, wih the possibility to ask their questions to the presenters.

3 networking coffee breaks will be organised. Don't hesitate to join and chat about informal themes.

14 April, 10:30-11:00 hrs (CET)


15 April, 15:00-15:30 hrs (CET)


16 April, 10:00-10:30 hrs (CET)


A Teams meeting room will be available during the conference for your meetings. It will be available per 1 hour slot upon online booking.



Web-event highlights

Coffee breaks
Networking coffee breaks will be organised, where you will be able to discuss with other participants about informal themes such as sport, holidays, cinema, etc.
Meeting room
A meeting room will be available for your working meetings (upon reservation)
Each participant will have a constant access to the videos of the paper presentations, wih the possibility to ask your questions to the presenters.
Each participant will be asked to send a photo of him(her)self to produce a group picture of all participants.
We are still thinking about new possibilities to provide a pleasant experience to our participants. Stay tuned.