Maplesoft Virtual User Summit Will Outline and Forecast Company’s Education Technology

Maplesoft will host a virtual user conference this year, bringing together academic customers, experts, mathematicians, engineering educators and product developers.

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Maplesoft's virtual user conference will take place on February 27,2014

Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) February 19, 2014

Maplesoft will host a virtual user conference this year, bringing together academic customers, experts, mathematicians, engineering educators and product developers. Held virtually for the first time, the online conference is on Thursday, 27th February, and promises to be an event with rich presentations, customer insights, and a glance into the future of Maplesoft products and technology.

Jim Cooper, CEO and President, will set the tone for the summit by laying out the company’s vision for education and research. Laurent Bernardin, Chief Scientist and Executive Vice President, R&D, will outline the company’s technology roadmap. In a series of presentations during the day, STEM educators and researchers will demonstrate their success using Maplesoft technology, and showcase interesting applications and research insights. Maplesoft developers will illustrate exciting advances in MapleSim, Maple, Maple T.A. and The Möbius Project. Attendees will also have access to free training and resources, as well as opportunities to network.

“We are very excited about the prospect of bringing together our users, customers and developers in one virtual location,” said Jim Dell, Vice President, Marketing, Maplesoft. “Educators will get insights into bringing lessons to life by using technology to illustrate theory and clarify abstract concepts. Researchers will learn about analytical techniques and large-scale computations that will save time and effort. Overall, the event promises to be an intense learning experience.”

The Maplesoft User Summit will include presentations by approximately 20 users and Maplesoft staff, an exhibit with booths, a communication lounge for live attendee interactions and a resource center containing whitepapers, recorded webinars, brochures, datasheets, and much more.

The online registration form, full agenda and additional event details can be found here.

About Maplesoft
Maplesoft™, a subsidiary of Cybernet Systems Co., Ltd. in Japan, has over 25 years of experience developing products for technical education and research, offering a solution that applies to every aspect of academic life. Its product suite reflects the philosophy that given great tools, people can do great things.

Maplesoft’s core technology is the world’s most advanced symbolic computation engine, which is the foundation for all of its products, including Maple™, the technical computing and documentation environment; MapleSim™, the system-level modeling and simulation tool for physical systems; and Maple T.A.™, a web-based system for creating and assessing online tests and assignments.

Maplesoft also introduced a fundamental shift in technical education through its Clickable Math™ and Clickable Engineering™ initiatives. The idea behind this shift is to create technology that will allow students and teachers to focus on the concepts, not the tool. These initiatives deliver powerful mathematics through visual, interactive point-and-click methods in Maple, while the intuitive physical modeling environment of MapleSim helps teachers to quickly demonstrate the connection between modeling concepts and the underlying mathematical theory.

Over 90% of advanced research institutions and universities worldwide, including MIT, Stanford, Oxford, the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the U.S. Department of Energy, have adopted Maplesoft solutions to enhance their education and research activities. In industry Maplesoft’s customers include Ford, Toyota, NASA, Canadian Space Agency, Motorola, and DreamWorks, covering sectors such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, defense, consumer products, and entertainment.

About Cybernet Systems Co., Ltd.
CYBERNET SYSTEMS in Japan provides world-class solutions and services in the CAE and IT areas. For more information, visit http://www.cybernet.co.jp/english/.


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