EMWorks invites you to Montreal to attend our annual user conference. The event is a unique opportunity to learn more about your simulation tools in a relaxed and interactive environment, and reconnect with the rest of the EMWorks community. Whether you come from industry or academia, whether you are an advanced user or just getting started, you will benefit from attending.

EMWorks conference is a two-day event with an optional third day for sightseeing. The first day is reserved for presentations from our customers and partners, followed by the hands-on training on the second day. The third day will be dedicated to a day-trip to the beautiful Village of Mont-Tremblant, situated approximately two hours north of Montreal.

Featured Keynote Speakers


Senior Technical Sales Specialist in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Ramesh LAKSHMIPATHY has over 15 years of experience in the CAD/CAE industry. Ramesh's career at SOLIDWORKS spans 15 years; he has worked in Product Management, Product Definition, Field Marketing, and Certification. He is one of the original authors of the Reseller Technical Certification exams for Simulation. Based out of Texas, Ramesh has worked with numerous customers in the Oil and Gas industry, implementing SOLIDWORKS Simulation solutions.


Postdoctoral fellow at the National Research Council of Canada

Maged Ibrahim has over 8 years of experience in the design and modeling of electrical machines. He received his Masters and PhD degrees from Concordia University, Montreal, then from 2015 to 2017, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Pharos University in Alexandria, Egypt. His research work resulted in about 30 publications including 11 Journal papers, a patent and 18 conference papers. Currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Research Council of Canada.

Preliminary Schedule

  • Oct 4
  • 8:30 Registration & Breakfast
  • 9:30 Welcome presentation
  • 10:00 Keynote talks
  • 11:00 Presentation session1
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 - 16:00 Presentation Session 2
  • Oct 5
  • 8:30 Breakfast
  • 9:00 Training session 1
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 - 16:00 Training session 2
  • Oct 6
  • 8:30 Departure for Mont-Tremblant
  • 11:00 Arrival
  • 18:00 Leaving for Montreal
  • 20:30 Return to Montreal


  • Early Bird
    (Before August 30th)
  • Presenter: $0
  • Visitor: $200
  • Regular
    (After August 30th)
  • Presenter: $200
  • Visitor: $250

All the attendees will have access to the following:
Presentation sessions
Training course
Lunch and snack breaks
Organized transportation for the day-trip to Mont Tremblant


Our customers and partners from both industry and academia are invited to present their projects and solutions that they have developed with the help of our products and services. Presentation session is an excellent opportunity to obtain an effective exposure for your project or products. Sign-up as a presenter and upload a brief abstract to get free conference registration and training. In addition to the presentation, you are encouraged to submit a full length paper, which will be published in the conference proceedings.

Presentation guidelines:

Presentation together with a discussion should be under 25 min.

Please include the EMWorks 2018 User Conference logo on the first slide of your presentation. You can download the logo here link.

On the morning of the presentation meet the Session Chair with a USB stick containing your presentation slides in a PPT or PPTX format.

  • Presentation schedule (Oct 4)
  • 9:30 Welcome presentation
  • 10:00 Keynote talks
  • 11:00 Presentation session1
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 – 16:00 Presentation Session 2

Training sessions

Hands-on training course will start by covering the basics of engineering simulation in EMS and HFWorks, and then go into more advanced problems to make sure that you are up to date with the latest software features and capabilities. Get help with your modeling problem by one of our simulation experts on site.

  • Training course schedule (Oct 5)
  • 9:30 Training session 1
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 – 16:00 Training session 2


CAD preprocessing and study definition

Defining materials and excitations


2D simulation

Coupling to circuits

Coupling to Solidworks motion


One Day in Mont-Tremblant!

Third day is reserved for an optional day-trip to Mont-Tremblant. The timing of the conference has been carefully chosen to coincide with the magnificent fall colors of Quebec. The village of Mont-Tremblant, situated 130km north of Montreal, is the best place to experience this unique spectacle. In addition to contemplating the wonderful scenery, you may hike the mountain trail, take a ride to the mountaintop or shop for some Quebec souvenirs.

Things to do in Montreal:

Situated in the Canadian French speaking province of Quebec, Montreal is one of the oldest urban areas in North America. Every year, it attracts millions of tourists who come to enjoy the city’s European charm, vibrant festivals and unique cuisine. Montreal’s entertainment district, is right next to major touristic attractions, including a number of National Historic Sites, concert venues and a plethora of shopping centers and restaurants.

Hyatt Regency Montreal

Hyatt Regency Montreal is located in the heart of the Quartier des spectacles, the city’s arts and entertainment district. The hotel offers you the best of everything, like outdoor terraces with a bar and food, luxurious residential-like guestrooms, and unparalleled service. Unwind with a swim in the indoor pool, relax in the steam room or sauna, enjoy a soothing spa treatment, or get in a workout in the 24/7 StayFit™ Gym.

There are few options to reach the Hyatt Regency Hotel from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport:

Bus shuttle 747 (10 CAD)     Taxi (about 40 CAD)     Uber (25 CAD)
Hyatt Regency Montreal
Hyatt Regency Montreal
Hyatt Regency Montreal
Hyatt Regency Montreal
Hyatt Regency Montreal


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