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Altair Engineering Names 2006 HyperWorks Technology Conference (HTC06) Keynote Speakers

Diane Forbes
Altair Engineering, Inc.
(248) 614-2400, ext. 464

Aerospace structures expert and RADIOSS technology creator open two-day industry forum that showcases all facets of CAE technology for advanced product design.

TROY, Mich., (Sept. 15, 2006) - Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services that strengthen client innovation and decision-making, today announced the keynote speakers for the company’s first HyperWorks Technology Conference (HTC) scheduled for Sept. 26 and 27, 2006, in Troy, Mich. Speaker for Day One will be Ahsan Iqbal of The Boeing Company Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) facility in Philadelphia; the keynote address for Day Two will be presented by Francis Arnaudeau, managing director of RADIOSS Development at Altair. The conference merges Altair’s popular Optimization Technology Conference - a leading yearly industry forum - with the annual Altair Technology Seminar. HTC06 will encompass all facets of CAE technology as they relate to advanced product design.

Iqbal, senior manager of Structural Analysis for Boeing’s IDS facility, recently authored an article in Altair’s Concept to Reality magazine about how optimization tools are being used at Boeing to balance the need for high performance with stringent weight restrictions in the development of advanced aircraft. As a keynote speaker, he will share thoughts on linking optimization and manufacturing to provide light, low-cost solutions in developing useable designs.

Arnaudeau is the creator of RADIOSS transient, non-linear CAE technology and co-founded the Mecalog Group. Altair recently acquired the French company and its RADIOSS software product family. At Altair, Arnaudeau manages the RADIOSS development organization and leads the advancement of this technology. His keynote presentation will address trends and advancements in product safety performance technology.

Presentations at this year’s event will be by representatives from a variety of prominent companies, including Alstom, ArvinMeritor, Cessna, The Boeing Company, DaimlerChrysler, Ford Motor Company, First Technology, Henkel, Motorola and Siemens VDO.

For more information and to register, visit www.altair.com/HTC2006 today.

About Altair Engineering
Altair Engineering, Inc. strengthens client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information. Privately held with more than 800 employees, Altair has offices throughout North 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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