16th International LS-DYNA User Conference

May 31 – June 2, 2020
Detroit, MI

In today’s rapidly changing business environment, technologists must innovate quickly to incorporate new features while reducing development costs and delivering new products to the market before the competition. We look forward to bringing key industry & academic stakeholders together to discuss the newest technological advancements in FEA. We will address issues related to complex, real-world problems, look at ways to increase efficiency, reduce cost and understand how LS-DYNA plays a key role in achieving these goals.

Join us as we return to Michigan for our 16th International LS-DYNA Conference May 31st – June 2nd, 2020.

With over 1,000 attendees, workshops, exhibits and hundreds of technical presentations, this conference is an excellent opportunity for networking with developers, product engineers, industry leaders, researchers & academia; across all industries from aerospace to automotive and beyond.




From modeling & optimization to Biomedical and Blast industries, you’ll find the latest developments on the LS-DYNA User Conference agenda. Don’t just attend, immerse yourself in a tailored learning & interactive experience to build the best set of tools you’ll need to succeed in this competitive technology environment.

Featured Speakers:

Prith Banerjee
Chief Technology Officer, Ansys

Session Categories:
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Biomedical
  • Blast
  • Composites
  • Computing technology
  • Constitutive Modeling
  • Connections
  • Electromagnetics
  • ICFD
  • Implicit
  • Isogeometric Analysis (IGA)
  • Metal Forming Modeling
  • NVH
  • Occupant Modeling
  • Optimization
  • Post-Processing
  • Simulation
  • SPG
  • SPH
  • Thermal
  • Topology & Optimization
Conference Training Classes

Conference classes will be held both before and after the conference on May 31 and June 3-4, respectively.

Why Attend?


Network with your peers & industry experts


Experience a broad range of educational topics


Hand’s On access to the latest disruptive technologies


Network with your peers & industry experts


Access to Training

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Sponsors & Exhibitors


Become a conference sponsor

Be a part of the most dynamic and respected FEA conference in the world! Contact Danielle Frederick for more information.

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Registration & Pricing

Register now for LS-DYNA User Conference 2020, May 31 – June 4 in Detroit, to attend the industry leading FEA event at the lowest rates! Registration closes May 25th, 2020. On-site registration is not permitted.

Available Passes:

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Venue & Travel


The conference will be held at:

The Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Drive
Detroit, MI 48243
Link to driving directions


Book your hotel today for the best rate! A discounted group rate of $179 per night is available to book for your stay during the conference.

Reservations must be made by May 20, 2020 in order to receive the discounted rate.


Off-site parking: Variable fee. Visit the city of Detroit’s new Pay-by-plate on street parking system for more information

On-site parking fee: 25 USD daily

Valet parking fee: 35 USD daily

Self Parking: Available in Beaubien, Port Atwater (both on Beaubien Street) and Center garages (Renaissance Drive).

Airport Information:

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)
Airport Phone: +1 734-247-7678
Hotel direction: 21 miles E

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Estimated taxi fare: 52 USD (one way)


Note on COVID-19

The 16th Intentional LS-Dyna User Conference will take place as scheduled May 31st - June 4, 2020 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center. We understand concerns about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) are top of mind. Please note that the conference is taking appropriate precautions and is consulting the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention and local public health authorities.

While the situation is evolving rapidly, we encourage participants, vendors and staff to consult the CDC website as you prepare for the conference.

We will continue to monitor the situation closely and update the situation to our attendees and partners.

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