Host the next OFW

We are glad to announce that the 18th OpenFOAM Workshop will be organized by Dr. Joel Guerrero and Dr. Jan Pralits, University of Genoa, Italy.

Future Workshops

The OpenFOAM Workshops are organised by the OpenFOAM community, and can be hosted by any active member willing to do it. The next workshop open for applications is 19th OpenFOAM Workshop in 2024.

Applications shall be submitted to the OpenFOAM Workshop Committee Secretary ( or the Chair of the Workshop (

Moreover, individuals applying as local organiser for an OpenFOAM Workshop shall ideally:

  • Belong to a university or institution of international renown and reputation within the OpenFOAM community,
  • Know the Workshop’s format in detail, e.g., a representative having attended the workshop, interacted with the Workshop Committee, and having chaired at least one workshop session,
  • Have demonstrable merit within the OpenFOAM community, e.g. by substantial contributions to its code base or by organisation of local / national community events or alike,
  • Provide a presentation of the application at the annual Committee Meeting at the OpenFOAM Workshop (max. 20 minutes). The presentation must include proposed dates, venue (that should be available at the time of the presentation), and a statement why the location is suitable for a workshop (e.g. strong user community – with examples).