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Altair Engineering Announces GM’s Director of CAE Tom Tecco as HyperWorks Technology Conference (HTC07) Keynote Speaker


Diane Forbes
Altair Engineering, Inc.
+1.248.614.2400, ext. 464
media@altair.com


Free, two-day industry forum focuses on “Driving Innovation with Enterprise Simulation” and showcases latest advancements in CAE for rapid design-exploration and decision-making

TROY, Mich., (Sept. 11, 2007) – Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services that empower client innovation and decision-making, today announced that Tom Tecco, director of General Motors’ global CAE, will kick off the 2007 HyperWorks Technology Conference (HTC07) with a keynote address titled “The Impact of Simulation and Virtual Validation on the Product Development Process.” The two-day industry forum will be held October 2-3 in Troy, Mich.


Tecco is the director of Global CAE/Test Systems and Knowledge-Based Engineering (KBE) for the Information Systems and Services (IS&S) organization at General Motors. He is one of the automotive industry’s leading experts on the potential of simulation technology in the design and development of robust products.


In recent years, the HTC has grown to one of the largest engineering simulation-focused events in North America, with attendance of more than 400 professionals last year. This year, industry thought-leaders will share how CAE technology helped them innovate their designs, accelerate product development processes and become more competitive in a rapidly-changing marketplace. The free conference will highlight real-world applications and provide an exclusive insight into new methods and best practices. Complete agenda information and online registration is available at www.altair.com/htc2007.



About Altair HyperWorks

Built upon a foundation of design optimization, performance data management and process automation, HyperWorks is an enterprise simulation solution for rapid design-exploration and decision-making. As the most comprehensive, open-architecture CAE solution in the industry, HyperWorks includes best-in-class modeling, analysis, visualization and data management solutions for linear, nonlinear, structural optimization, fluid-structure interaction and multi-body dynamics applications. For more information, please visit www.altairhyperworks.com.

About Altair Engineering

Altair Engineering, Inc. empowers client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information. Privately held with more than 1,300 employees, Altair has offices throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. With a 20-year-plus track record for product design, advanced engineering software and grid computing technologies, Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.

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