Welcome & CFP

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Dear friends and partners,

It is our great pleasure to invite you to join us at the First SIMS EUROSIM Conference on Modelling and Simulation, SIMS EUROSIM 2020, which will take place on 22 - 24 September 2020 in Oulu, Finland.  The background of this conference series is in the 60-years history of Scandinavian Simulation Society, SIMS. The conference will be organized every third year by SIMS and the Federation of European Simulation Societies, EUROSIM. The 61st International Conference of Scandinavian Simulation Society (SIMS 2020) is embedded with this first conference organized by SIMS, EUROSIM, the Finnish Automation Forum (FinSim), the Finnish Society of Automation (FSA) and University of Oulu. The Original Sokos Hotel Arina Conference Center in the middle of the city serves as the venue. 

The SIMS EUROSIM 2020 provides a forum where automation professionals from industry and science exchange knowledge, experiences and strengthen multidisciplinary network.  On the stage visions are presented and shared with old and new colleagues. The SIMS EUROSIM 2020 is expected to participants worldwide in the field of modelling and simulation. The EUROSIM 2016 Congress in Oulu had almost 200 participants from 33 countries.  The program of the congress has a multi-conference structure with several special topics related to methodologies and application areas. The programme includes invited talks, parallel, special and poster sessions, exhibition and versatile technical tours.

We are inviting you to submit your contribution to the high standard international simulation conference.

We look forward to meeting you in Oulu 2020!

Esko Juuso, SIMS EUROSIM 2020 Chair,
Bernt Lie, President of SIMS, IPC Chair and 
Jari Ruuska, NOC Chair


Important Dates & News

Submission & Proceedings


All publication material submitted for presentation at the congress must be original and hence cannot be already published, nor can it be under review elsewhere. The authors take responsibility for the material that has been submitted. For further information available from http://automaatioseura.fi/simseurosim2020


Exhibition and tutorials

Exhibition area is available for presenting products and services. The program includes vendor sessions to give short presentations for wide audience. Tutorials provide an additional option for longer presentations. Please visit http://automaatioseura.fi/simseurosim2020 for further information and registration for exhibition and tutorials.


Technical visits and social tours

Technical visit will be organized by Finnish Automation Support Ltd: registration at http://automaatioseura.fi/simseurosim2020 Links will be provided for social tours arranged by service providers



The SIMS EUROSIM 2020 will be organized in the heart of the Oulu City at Original Sokos Hotel Arina’s conference facilities, address: the 4th floor of the Valkea shopping centre, Isokatu 25, 90100 Oulu.

Oulu, the capital of northern Scandinavia is located on the coast of the Gulf of Bothnia 220 kilometers south of the Arctic Circle and Lapland. Oulu offers the combination of a charming small city, urban Centre and dynamic university with 16 000 students. Oulu has been awarded as the most intelligent community in Europe 2012. The city provides free wireless Internet access to all its visitors


How to get

There are good flight connections to Oulu from all over the world via Helsinki. Numerous only one hour flights per day between Oulu and Helsinki are operated  by Finnair www.finnair.com and Norwegian http://www.norwegian.com/en/.   Oulu has frequent Pendolino and InterCity train connections with Helsinki and Tampere https://www.vr.fi/cs/vr/en/frontpage.


Call for Papers: SIMS EUROSIM 2020, 22 - 24 September 2020 in Oulu, Finland, please find pdf here 


SIMS EUROSIM 2020 Secretariat

Finnish Society of Automation / Finnish Automation Support Ltd

Tel. +358 50 400 6624

E-mail: office@automaatioseura.fi


Website: http://automaatioseura.fi/simseurosim2020


Welcome to SIMS EUROSIM 2020!