Dear FEFLOW user,

It’s been a while since our last FEFLOW newsletter, but we’ve been quite busy providing you with new services in the meanwhile. In this newsletter, you find detailed information about

·         the 2nd International FEFLOW User Conference

·         the new DHI-WASY and FEFLOW websites

·         upcoming training courses and workshops

·         the FEFLOW staff at conferences and exhibitions

·         the latest FEFLOW patch.


2nd International FEFLOW User Conference

September 14-18, 2009

Berlin, Germany

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The 2nd International FEFLOW User Conference, FEFLOW 2009, will mark the 30th anniversary of FEFLOW software. Since its first relase in 1979 as a purely scientific program, FEFLOW has undergone significant development over the years, making it today´s premium simulation software for subsurface and porous media modelling.
Building on the success of a series of previous FEFLOW user conferences, FEFLOW 2009 will feature numerous opportunities for exchanging ideas and improving your simulation skills. Highlights include:

·         Keynote presentations of trends and latest ideas in numerical modelling of water resources and related fields

·         User presentations showcasing the ways in which customers are using FEFLOW to solve challenging problems

·         Product updates

·         Opportunities to meet with DHI-WASY partners and FEFLOW users worldwide

·         Software demonstrations

·         Training courses (conducted on September 17 and 18)

It is our hope that many of you will be able to participate and to make the conference a beneficial event for all the participants.

The Organizing Committee

Key dates:

Abstract submission: January 31, 2009

Abstracts may be submitted to the Organizing Committee before January 31, 2009. Please email your abstract (up to 300 words) in MS Word format to, including information about author(s), organization(s), email address(es) and whether oral or poster presentation is preferred.

DHI-WASY will again award free FEFLOW licences for the best oral and poster presentations.

Notification of acceptance of abstracts: February 28, 2009

Paper submission: July 31, 2009


New DHI-WASY and FEFLOW websites

Our company website ( has been completely revised to even better meet the requirements of the German-speaking market.

At the same time, also the FEFLOW information on the web has been restructured. It can now be found on a separate website ( The new design provides much easier accessibility of all FEFLOW-related topics such as downloads, references, and support information. It contains also some new and/or updated elements.

Of course, also the FEFLOW Web Forum is still alive and waiting for your discussions. It can now be found under the new address

The new website shall fulfill your – the users’ – needs. Therefore the FEFLOW Services team would be happy to get your feedback on the new structure, content and layout.


Upcoming training courses and workshops

Course Title






FEFLOW - Basics and Specific Applications


DHI-WASY, DHI Singapore

3-7 Nov 2008


Wärmetransport-modellierung mit FEFLOW


Geothermische Vereinigung

11 Nov 2008

Karlsruhe, Germany

FEFLOW - Basics and Specific Applications



17-21 Nov 2008

Berlin, Germany

3rd FEFLOW Groundwater Modelling Course


Centre for Groundwater Studies (CGS)

21-24 April 2009

Perth, Australia

4th FEFLOW Groundwater Modelling Course


Centre for Groundwater Studies (CGS)

28 April - 1 May 2009

Sydney, Australia

A current list of all planned training courses and workshops can always be found on the FEFLOW training web page.


Upcoming conferences and exhibitions





2nd European MIKE by DHI Software Conference

13-15 Oct 2008

Dubrovnik, Croatia

XXXVI IAH Congress

28 Oct – 1 Nov 2008

Toyama, Japan

Der Geothermiekongress

11-13 Nov 2008

Karlsruhe, Germany


The latest FEFLOW patch

FEFLOW 5.308 can be downloaded from the FEFLOW patch download page. Please update your installation of FEFLOW 5.3 with this patch! As usual, all the changes compared to the DVD version can be found in the buglist.

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