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Abstract Submission


Abstract Submission Deadline

31st January 2021, 5PM (GMT).   Extended by 2 weeks to 14th February 2021, 5PM (GMT).   Extended by 1 final week to 21st February 2021, 5PM (GMT).   Abstract submission is now closed.


Abstract Format

The two-page abstract should use one of the following templates:


Workshop Proceedings and Select Papers

The proceedings of the 16th OpenFOAM Workshop will be available publicly online as a book of uneditted abstracts. In addition, all presentors at the Workshop are invited to submit a full length paper or short paper to a special issue of the OpenFOAM Journal; for details, see OpenFOAM Journal Special Issue.


Topic Areas include

  • Aerodynamics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Complex Materials
  • Compressible Flows
  • Fluid-Structure Interaction and Solid Mechanics
  • General CFD
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Lagrangian Methods
  • Naval Hydrodynamics
  • Offshore and Renewable Energy
  • Optimisation, Control and Machine Learning
  • Porous Media
  • Pre/Post-Processing
  • Reacting Flows
  • Turbomachinery
  • Turbulence Modeling
  • Multiphase
  • Biomechanics
  • Numerics and Efficiency



  • Student Attendee: €100
  • Regular Attendee: €175

Student participants are required to provide a valid document showing their identity as a registered student.

All presenters are required to be registered.


NEW: Student Bursaries

We are delighted to offer a limited number of student bursaries to cover student registration costs.   The deadline to apply is Thursday, 6th May 2021 at 17.00 UTC+1, and applicants will be informed on whether they are successful or not by the presenter registration deadline (below).   When selecting the successful applicants, preference will be given to students coming from low income countries or those without access to funding.   To apply, please complete the form at:


Registration Deadline

  • All presenters are required to be registered by 7th May 2021, 17.00 (UTC+1)   10th May 2021, 17.00 (UTC+1) .
  • All others can register up until 7th June 2021, 17.00 (UTC+1). Registrations while the event is in progress are possible but you will not have access to previous content.


Registration Link