Conference Programme

Conference day 1 -- Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Location: Deltares, Main Lecture Hall "Colloquium"
Chair: Joost Breedeveld

9:00–9:15: Opening Ceremony
Maarten Smits (CEO Deltares) and Alexander Rohe (Organising Committee)

9:15–10:00: Keynote Lecture 1
Prof Pieter A. Vermeer (Deltares Delft, The Netherlands)

"From stress characteristics to FEM and MPM"

10:00–10:55: Technical Session 1a

10:55–11:15: Coffee Break

11:15–12:30: Technical Session 1b

12:30–13:30: Lunch Break
Location: Deltares, Main Lecture Hall "Colloquium"
Chair: Bruno Zuada Coelho

13:30–14:15: Keynote Lecture 2
Prof Pedro Arduino (University of Washington Seattle, USA)

"Avalanche and landslide simulation using the material point method: flow dynamics and force interaction with structures"

14:15–15:30: Technical Session 2a

15:30–15:50: Coffee Break

15:50–17:45: Technical Session 2b

17:45–21:00: Conference Reception
All conference participants, colleagues, friends and partners are invited to join us for an informal get-together with drinks and snacks in the main entrance area of Deltares (Delta Plaza).
Conference day 2 -- Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Location: Deltares, Main Lecture Hall "Colloquium"
Chair: Bruno Zuada Coelho

8:45–9:30: Keynote Lecture 3
Prof Xiong Zhang (Tsinghua University Beijing, China)

"Coupled incompressible material point finite element method for free-surface fluid flow and fluid–structure interaction problems"

9:30–10:40: Technical Session 3a

10:40–11:00: Coffee Break

11:00–12:30: Technical Session 3b

12:30–13:30: Lunch Break
Location: Deltares, Main Lecture Hall "Colloquium"
Chair: Hans Teunissen

13:30–14:15: Keynote Lecture 4
Prof Deborah Sulsky (University of New Mexico Albuquerque, USA)

"Accuracy and stability of the material point method"

14:15–15:30: Technical Session 4a

15:30–15:50: Coffee Break

15:50–18:00: Technical Session 4b

18:30–22:00: Conference Dinner
Conference participants that additionally registered for this event are invited to join us at Lijm & Cultuur for the conference dinner.
Conference day 3 -- Thursday, 12 January 2017
Location: Deltares, Main Lecture Hall "Colloquium"
Chair: Francesca Ceccato

8:45–9:30: Keynote Lecture 5
Prof Kenichi Soga (University of California Berkeley, USA)

"Material point method for modelling coupled soil deformation–pore water flow interaction"

9:30–10:40: Technical Session 5a

10:40–11:00: Coffee Break

11:00–11:35: Keynote Lecture 6
Prof Zdzisław Więckowski (Technical University of Łódź, Poland)

"Application of material point method to soil-water interaction and granular flow problems"

11:35–12:45: Technical Session 5b

12:45–14:00: Lunch Break
Location: Deltares, Main Lecture Hall "Colloquium"
Chair: Kenichi Soga

14:00–14:15: Presentation of Anura3D v2017.1 MPM Software
Frank Engering, MPM Research Community & Deltares Software Center (DSC)

14:15–15:15: Software Session 1
Theory and formulation of MPM in Anura3D and application examples

15:15–15:45: Coffee Break

15:45–16:45: Software Session 2
Theory and formulation of MPM in Anura3D and application examples

16:45–17:00: Closing Ceremony

Training Course -- Friday, 13 January 2017
Location: Deltares, "Pavilion"
Chair: Kenichi Soga

9:00h – 12:30h: Training Course
Opening and introduction (Kenichi Soga)
Hands-on using Anura3D
Exercise 1: Oedometer problem
Exercise 2: Contact problem

12:30–13:30: Lunch Break
Location: Deltares, "Pavilion"
Chair: Kenichi Soga

13:30h – 17:00h: Training Course
Exercise 3: Column collapse
Exercise 4: Footing problem
Final discussion and closure (Kenichi Soga)

Contact:
Anura3D MPM Research Community
Conference Secretariat MPM 2017
c/o Deltares, P.O. Box 177, 2600 MH Delft, The Netherlands
Visiting address: Boussinesqweg 1, 2629 HV Delft, The Netherlands
info@anura3d.com