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Altair has announced its 2014 Global Altair Technology Conference (ATC) and ATCx series. ATC events will cover a range of topics, industries and computer-aided engineering domain areas.

ATCx has been created for smaller, focused one-day events that offer more depth in a specific topic and/or industry. ATCx topics to be explored include aerospace, multiphysics, lightweighting, energy, automotive, marine, heavy industry/machinery, shipbuilding, marine/offshore and defence.

In addition, several locations will also offer concurrent student seminars, bringing together academic researchers and industry practitioners to share best practices and lessons learned.

Flagship ATC events will be held on 24–26 June in Germany, 10–11 July in China and 17–18 July in Japan.

Key event details

  • Presenters will showcase their experiences and successes leveraging Altair tools for design and product development.
  • The latest trends, developments and applications in the field of simulation-driven design and optimisation will be highlighted.
  • Subject matter experts from Altair will speak on a variety of topics and demonstrate the company’s technology, including solvers (Optistruct, Radioss, Motionsolve and Acusolve), advanced pre-/post-processing tools available on the Hyperworks platform and high-performance computing tools and applications.
  • Notable exhibitors and sponsors of the 2014 series include: HP; Intel; Nvidia; HBM Ncode; Cray; SGI; EMSS; Moldex3D; Key to Metals; Quantech; NEC; Fujitsu; Thermoanalytics; Alphastar; Componeering; Cedrem; Fluidon; Ingenieurbüro Huß and Feickert; JSOL; Magna Powertrain Engineering Center Steyr and Co KG (FEMFAT); Nafems; Novacast; Part Engineering; PDTec; Renishaw; Software Cradle; TAI Thermo Analytics; and Total Materia.

Altair Engineering

Altair Engineering is a leading global product design, consulting and commercial software Company that allows businesses to synthesize and optimize designs processes and decisions for improved business performance. Altair provide services such as product engineering, industrial design, technical staffing, Hyper Works solutions, and analytics solutions by consistently delivering a competitive advantage to its clients across industry.

Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,000 employees, Altair has more than 45 offices in 24 countries throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific.

With a 30-year track record for product design, advanced engineering software, on-demand computing technologies and enterprise analytics solutions, Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to more than 5,000 corporate clients representing the automotive, aerospace, government and defence, and consumer products verticals. Altair also has a growing client presence in the life sciences, financial services and energy markets.

Altair’s design suites impact product design from the earliest conceptual design stages through product performance optimization. It has resulted in products that exhibit minimum weight and outstanding performance in industry leading timescales. Altair has pioneered simulation-driven technologies to generate innovative design solutions for our clients:

HyperWorks is a simulation platform for rapid design exploration and decision-making. As the most comprehensive, open-architecture computer-aided engineering solutions in the industry, HyperWorks allow businesses to create superior, market-leading products efficiently and cost effectively.

solidThinking is an Altair wholly owned subsidiary that creates, develops and markets technology that helps the design community bring the most desirable products to market faster. Products include Inspire, to explore structurally efficient concepts, and Evolve for modeling and rendering.

PBS Works is a suite of on-demand, cloud computing technologies that allows enterprise clients to maximize their ROI on computing infrastructure assets. PBS Works is the most widely implemented workload management environment for grid-, cluster- and on-demand computing worldwide.

Altair ProductDesign is a global product development consultancy of more than 700 designers, engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers. This organization is best known for its leadership in simulation-driven design to help clients bring innovative, profitable products to market faster.

Altair’s patented on-demand software licensing system leads all software business models in providing both value and flexibility. Our centralized unit-based licensing model means multiple users can access our software anytime from anywhere. Software customers can run multiple applications across all of our technology suites simultaneously for a flat rate, rather than paying for each license in use.

Altair employees worldwide share a tremendous pride in the entrepreneurial spirit and corporate culture based on transparency, honesty, innovation, and integrity. This brings high value solutions for clients which integrate hardware, software, user experience and services.

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