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SIMTEQ Users' Conference

Previously known as the MSC Software User's Conference, which later became the ESTEQ User's Conference and then the Engineering Community Conference (ECC)

15 July 2020

Approved for 1 CPD point
"Out of complexity, find simplicity"
-Albert Einstein-
"Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is harder to keep things simple"
-Richard Branson- 

Simplicity in Complexity

With an average Net Promoter Score of 9.4 the 2019 conference was a huge success.

This is what some of the 2019 attendees had to say:

"Very nice conference. It was more applicable to us than before. Good job. "

D Odendaal - Aerosud

"Nailed it!"

E Williams - Denel Dynamics

"The quality of the presented content was exceptional, and the focus was on actual engineering that is performed today."

E Cilliers - Structa Konsult

"It was great to see the interesting ways people are using software. Also nice to not need to choose different streams."

G Fluke - Transnet

"Got some great ideas to implement at my own workplace "

N Hartzenberg - Afrit

"The conference was very informative"

A Ngoqo - Transnet

"Loved it."

A Clarke - CSIR

"Well focused. Interesting presentations."

Prof S Els - University of Pretoria

About the Conference

SIMTEQ Engineering and MSC Software is hosting the SIMTEQ Users' Conference to give our customers the opportunity to share how they used MSC Software tools to solve complex problems. We would like to invite you to come and attend the conference to show us what you have been busy with the last year and also to see what your industry colleagues have been up to.

If you would like to showcase your products or services we would also like to give you the opportunity to do so and you apply below for exhibit space.

Agenda and Presentations

The agenda is not yet finalized and will be made available as soon as the call for presentation has closed and the presenters are finalized. To get an idea of the type of presentations that are usually presented you can have look at the agenda and presentations from our previous users conference.

Previous Agenda and Presentations 

Pre/Post Conference Training sessions

A training event will be held the day before (14 July 2020) or after (16 July 2020) the MSC Users Conference which will be presented by one of our MSC experts.

At this stage the topic and pricing have not been confirmed and details will be made available closer to the event

Registration options

Registrations are now closed. 

If you still wish to attend, please contact in case some space have become available due to last minute cancellations.


Please register as soon as possible to reserve your space.

Registrations close 5 July 2020

Cost: R1300.00/person ex VAT

If you register before the end of 2019, you will automatically qualify for a 10% discount

Attendee Registration


If you would like to present at our conference please submit an abstract of your presentation. 

Closing Date: 31 May 2020

Abstract Registration


If you want to exhibit at our conference, please register as soon as possible to reserve your exhibition space as space will be limited. 

Cost: Space:Free; R1300.00/person ex VAT 

Exhibitor Registration

Event Information

Date: 15 July 2020
Time: 8:00-17:00 
CPD points: 1
Venue: CSIR International Convention Centre
Costs: R1300 excl VAT
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