SIMS 2018

26.09.18 - 27.09.18

The 59th International Conference of Scandinavian Simulation Society

  • September 26-27 – SIMS conference key note and technical presentations
  • September 28 – SIMS conference study visit (optional)

Oslo and Akershus University College (HiOA) in collaboration with University College of Southeast Norway (HSN), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Norwegian Society of Electric and Automatic Control (NFEA) is proud to arrange the 59th International Conference of Scandinavian Simulation Society (SIMS2018) in Oslo, Norway.

The SIMS2018 conference will cover broad aspects of simulation, modeling and optimization in engineering, especially in energy applications. The scientific program will include technical sessions with submitted and invited papers, and might be open for poster sessions and vendor demonstrations. Especially Ph.D. students are encouraged to contribute with papers according to the conference themes.

Conference Themes:

  • Modeling and simulation for design, planning, optimization, control, monitoring and diagnostics
  • Modeling tools, numerical methods for simulation, simulation tools and technology
  • Visualization of modeling and simulation results

Application areas include: Automotive energy systems, Bio energy and biofuels, Biosystems and medical systems, Carbon capture and storage, Chemical process plants, Electric power systems, Energy storage, Energy and climate, Environmental impact, Fuel cells, Geothermal systems, Health and Welfare, Heat pumps, Hybrid and electrical vehicles, Hydro power, Industrial energy systems, Marine energy systems, Mechatronic energy systems, Oil and gas exploration and production, Photovoltaics, processing plants, Power stations, Refrigeration systems, Solar thermal systems, Thermal power plants, Wave and tidal power, Wind power.

The registration site will be opened 26th of February 2018!

To submit papers use EasyChair! (deadline for abstracts 29th of January 2018)


  • 09:00-17:30

    SIMS conference key note and technical presentations


  • 08:30-15:00

    SIMS conference key note and technical presentations


  • 09:30-13:00

    SIMS Conference study visit: VEAS water treatment plant

    Transportation from HiOA will leave at 09:30. The technical presentation will be given at the Oslo Fjord Museum at 10:00. A guided tour at the VEAS water treatment plant starts around 11:00 and lasts about an hour. Afterwards there will be lunch at VEAS cafeteria. Transportation back to HiOA leaves around 12:30.

Praktisk informasjon


26.09.18 - 27.09.18


Oslo and Akershus University College, Pilestredet 46, 0167 Oslo

Vis i kart


Scandic Holberg Hotel, Holbergs Plass 1, 0166 Oslo (BOOKING!)

  • Map: From Scandic Holberg Hotel to venue, CLICK HERE!

Thon Hotel Slottsparken, Wergelandsveien 5, 0166 Oslo (BOOKING!)

  • Map: From Thon Hotel Slottsparken to venue, CLICK HERE!

Scandic St. Olavs plass, St. Olavs plass 1, 0165 Oslo (BOOKING!)


The SIMS2018 conference will be held at Oslo and Akershus University College. Adress: Pilestredet 46, 0167 Oslo

Contact Information: 

  • Questions about the submissions should be emailed to HiOA/ Tiina Komulainen:
  • Questions about the program should be emailed to USN/Lars Erik Øi:
  • Questions about the study tour should be emailed to USN/Finn Aakre Haugen:
  • Questions about practical arrangements should be emailed to NFEA/ Barbro Berg Bakken: