ASSESS Insight Webinar Series

Canton, GA –ASSESS Initiative, a broad reaching multi-industry initiative to facilitate a revolution of enablement that will vastly increase the availability and effectiveness of Engineering Simulation, is proud to announce the September ASSESS Insight Webinar, scheduled for Thursday, September 3rd, 2020, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT.  This ASSESS Insight Webinar will focus on Understanding A Generative Design Enabled Design Paradigm Shift.

Generative Design has the potential of creating a disruptive design paradigm inversion. It proposes that viable designs can be computer-generated merely based on proper specifications of use cases, design space, performance objectives, and design constraints that account for the desired performance and manufacturing/assembly/fabrication of the design. Using a Generative Design process allows the Engineering Simulation process to become the driver in creating viable design options rather than the current practice in which design options are first created and then evaluated. This paradigm shift, enabled by Generative Design, will require both organizational/cultural changes and a broadening of the available software capabilities to cover a broader range of design scenarios. Support is required for the current set of design requirements, constraints, and uncertainties that most designers face every day to make the potential paradigm shift a reality.

This ASSESS Insight Webinar will explore the ASSESS Strategic Insight paper from the Generative Design Theme entitled “Understanding a Generative Design Enabled Design Paradigm Shift.” The ASSESS Initiative outlines fifteen (15) key areas of capability that can be used to define a Generative Capability Assessment Model for manufacturing applications.  Using the Generative Design Capability Assessment Model to capture requirements allows the potential user of Generative Design to understand what capabilities are required to support their planned application scenario(s) and if Generative Design workflows are suitable for their application scenario(s).

ASSESS will explore “Understanding A Generative Design Enabled Design Paradigm Shift ” in its second ASSESS Insight Webinar on Thursday, September 3rd, from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT.  Items covered in this webinar are A unified definition for Generative Design, the vision for Generative Design, the potential for a paradigm shift, what key capabilities of Generative Design are required to enable the potential paradigm shift, and a method for determining “suitability.” This webinar should be of interest to anyone who is 1. using, 2. considering, or 3. providing Generative Design.

With the aid of the ASSESS Insights webinars, the ASSESS Initiative hopes to broaden its exposure to the work that the initiative is doing based on the collaboration of many thought leaders in Engineering Simulation coming together on the ASSESS themes to foster significant growth in the use and benefit of Engineering Simulation. The ASSESS Insight Webinar Series is planned to be a combination of ASSESS related presentations and ASESS theme-based panel discussions.  The webinars are tentatively planned for the first Thursday of every month. Registration for the ASSESS Insight webinars will be open to any who wish to register and attend.

Presentations will be used to inform our audience of advances outlined in our Strategic Insight Papers.  The Strategic Insight Papers are authored and critiqued by experts in the Engineering Simulation field to promote improved understanding and unique concepts to benefit the Engineering Simulation community.  These webinars will allow the audience to engage with these ideas and, through their voice, can contribute to furthering the ideas presented. The webinars are also going to be utilized to allow panels of experts in the ASSESS theme working groups to discuss a question pertinent to that ASSESS Theme. Again, it is hoped that the audience will also get involved with their thoughts and viewpoints. The webinars will also be used to present and discuss relevant ASSESS presentations that have been given at the annual ASSESS Congress and other events.

Please join us on Thursday, September 3rd, 2020, from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT to understand the ASSESS efforts in Understanding a Generative Design Enabled Design Paradigm Shift. Registration for this ASSESS Insight webinars is open to any who wish to register and attend.  However, the recordings of the ASSESS Insight Webinars will be only available to ASSESS Initiative members.

The ASSESS Initiative Membership program provides the ability for the ASSESS Initiative to expand its efforts and community benefits beyond the annual congress. The ASSESS Membership Program is appropriate for all organizations engaged in Analysis, Simulation, and Systems Engineering activities related to Engineered products & processes. The ASSESS Membership Program is offered in individual or group memberships. Active ASSESS Initiative Members receive access to Members Only content on the ASSESS website and a discount on the ASSESS Congress Registration Fees.

About the ASSESS Initiative

ASSESS Initiative LLC was formed in mid-2016 for bringing together the key players to guide and influence the software development and implementation strategies related to model-based analysis, simulation, and systems engineering, with the primary objective of expanding the use and business benefit of Engineering Simulation. ASSESS Initiative LLC is based in Clarkesville, GA, USA. Please refer to our website and the following brief summary “What is the ASSESS Initiative and why is it important?” for more information.


Joe Walsh
CEO & Co-Founder
ASSESS Initiative LLC