Altair Announces Keynotes European Conference

Altair_logoTROY, MI, June 26, 2015 – Altair announced the keynote presentations for the 8th European Altair Technology Conference (ATC), which is being held at the Cité des Sciences in Paris, France, from September 29 – October 1, 2015. The 2015 conference agenda will feature keynote presentations from Airbus, Alstom, Ford, Hyundai Kia Motor, Jaguar Land Rover, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Renault Nissan, RUAG, STELIA Aerospace, and Volkswagen, who will address advancements in electromagnetic simulation, multi-disciplinary optimization, design for additive manufacturing, topology optimization in the automotive and aerospace industries, and many others.

The conference will kick off on September 29 with several technical seminars on optimization, NVH, composite design, multi domain optimization, system simulation, CFD, and modeling & visualization as well as the Academic User Day 2015. This year’s Academic User Day will feature 12 presentations from students and professors from all over Europe and will present an extensive poster presentation with further academic use cases.

Keynote presentations are scheduled for the mornings of September 30 and October 1. In addition to customer presentations, Altair executives will share keynote insights on market trends and the company’s technology roadmap for its solutions. Multiple concurrent technical track sessions and symposiums tracks during the afternoons of both days will cover topics such as automotive comfort and NVH, additive manufacturing, lead time reduction, light weight design, electromagnetics, crash & safety, CFD, simulation in the rail industry, systems simulation, architecture, and many more.

A broad technical showcase, featuring Altair solutions as well as the company’s soft- and hardware partner solutions, running from the evening of September 29, throughout the entire following days, complete the informative program of the event.

“I’m very much looking forward to this year’s European ATC,” said Dr. Detlef Schneider, senior vice president EMEA, Altair. “This year’s conference will offer a very good platform for a valuable information exchange between our customers and Altair which I’m sure will initiate some very fruitful discussions. The Congress Center of the Cité des Sciences is the perfect location in France to host our conference as it provides travel convenience and is an attractive venue, providing all the needed amenities for more than 600 conference attendees.”

Confirmed exhibitors and sponsors of this year’s event include HP and Intel, HBM nCode, Software Cradle, Materialise, Maple Soft, FEMFAT, GeonX, Thermo Analytics, Matelys, NAFEMS, AVL, Componeering, Novacast, Part Engineering, CAEfatigue, Airbus Defence&Space, FluiDyna, FLUIDON, PDTec, and Sidac.

Media partners of the event include Scientific Computing World and Prototype Today.

The registration for the conference, including all sessions, technical seminars and on-site events is free of charge. Online registration and a preliminary agenda are available at

About Altair

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 2,500 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates more than 45 offices throughout 24 countries. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments.

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