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We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 9th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods (DEM9), taking place from September 17, 2023 to September 21, 2023 in Erlangen, Germany. DEM9 will address the latest advancements in the simulation of particulate systems using discrete element methods, including coupled simulations, particle fragmentation, non-spherical particles, multiscale and multiphase systems.

The DEM9 Local Organizing Committee

DEM is the leading series of conferences in the field of Discrete Element Simulation. Its history ranges back more than 30 years:

  • DEM-1 Golden (Colorado), United States, 1989
  • DEM-2 Cambridge (Massachusetts), United States, 1993
  • DEM-3 Santa Fe (New Mexico), United States, 2002
  • DEM-4 Brisbane, Australia, 2007
  • DEM-5 London, United Kingdom, 2010
  • DEM-6 Golden (Colorado), United States, 2013
  • DEM-7 Dalian, China, 2016
  • DEM-8 Twente, The Netherlands, 2019
  • DEM-9 Erlangen, Germany, 2023