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Altair Engineering Announces 9th UK Technology Conference to be Held on the 16th June, 2015 in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Renowned as the UK’s leading simulation technology conference, the event will demonstrate how leading companies are using virtual design to successfully meet their engineering and business challenges.

LEAMINGTON SPA, Warwickshire, Feb. 5, 2015 – Altair today announced that it will host the 9th UK Technology Conference on the 16th June, 2015 at Stratford Manor in Stratford-Upon-Avon. The conference will feature high profile keynote speakers, discussing current business challenges the UK industry is facing today, sharing their vision for the future of engineering, and highlighting the importance of technology in enabling innovation. In addition, the agenda will be packed with high quality technical presentations from world leading companies who will demonstrate how they are using virtual design and simulation technologies to develop a competitive edge, successfully meeting engineering and business challenges in the current market environment.

Technical experts from multiple industries including automotive, aerospace, consumer goods and more will showcase examples of how they have deployed Altair’s latest cutting edge software solutions including design for additive manufacturing, next generation computational fluid dynamics and engineering on the cloud, among other contemporary industry topics. Also covered will be the newest additions to the HyperWorks suite including the fastest and easiest to use dynamic simulation and model based system development software, a sophisticated frequency domain response and fatigue solution, and a comprehensive electromagnetic simulation solver. This year’s technical speakers come from Airbus, BMW, Gestamp, Jaguar Land Rover, Plaxton, Vertu and more.

In addition the conference provides an excellent platform to network and exchange experiences with others from the UK engineering community. “It’s the event of the year in the UK for networking”, said Ray Long of Tata Steel Automotive. “Excellent presentations and very well attended”, added Tayeb Zeguer, Jaguar Land Rover.

In a technical showcase Altair and its partners will be exhibiting software, hardware, and services solutions that support customers to change their way products are developed.

"This year, we are very excited to be celebrating 30 years of innovation at Altair. With the UK Technology Conference series running for over twelve years the event has gained a reputation for presenting highly innovative and successful simulation applications that demonstrate real business benefits," explains Håkan Ekman, Managing Director, Altair Engineering Ltd. "The conference creates an exciting forum for discussion among leading thinkers and practitioners within the UK and Ireland’s engineering community. With over three hundred attendees at our last conference in 2013, we are confident that this year will be even more successful. We will provide delegates with great value during the day and will make sure they leave with lots of interesting, valuable, and new knowledge about simulation technologies.”

Registration is now open and details of the agenda can be found at: www.altair.com/atcuk15.

About Altair
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesise and optimise designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,300 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates in more than 40 offices throughout 22 countries. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.

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