PLEASE NOTE: Venue has changed for September’s Dinner!
Photo Credit: jk5854 on flickr
Wednesday, September 22nd, 2009, 5:30 – 8:30pm
186 Fountain Street, Providence, RI Map
It’s September, and Geeks is back in full-force!
Few folks (even geeks) realize that every day in a renovated mill in Olneyville, hundreds of engineers and designers build some of the world’s most powerful simulation software. At September’s Geek Dinner, we’ll get a look into SIMULIA (formerly Abaqus). Tim Webb, a Director in Strategy & Marketing, will cover the history of the company in Rhode Island, as well as the culture and strategy that is fueling SIMULIA’s long term growth plans. He will share enlightening industry applications of their software, which range from analyzing the physical performance of the human heart to the structural integrity of composites in the Boeing 787 and much more.
Update: Tim has written a blog post about SIMULIA at RINexus.com.
Please RSVP at Facebook (In the interest of making it more “viral”, we’re experimenting with doing our RSVPs on Facebook – and while you’re there please join our Facebook group. And if you want to join our very-low-volume email announcement send an email to Jack Templin, jtemplin at Gmail with your name and affiliation.)
As always, for first-timers here are the details on the Geek Dinners:
- The event itself is FREE! Beverages and food are for sale at the bar
- It’s totally casual. Wear whatever, bring whoever, arrive and take off whenever! And don’t worry about eating or not – come famished or full – eating is optional, and frankly, the least of the festivities (that’s not say the food isn’t good – it’s actually great)
- Topics of conversation will vary as they will at any gathering of geeks, but many of us will be talking about AJAX, mash-ups, start-ups, new devices, innovative business models, interaction design, social computing, digital art, web services, etc. etc. etc.
- There is Wi-Fi so bring your connected device of choice.