Altair sets 2018 global conference in Paris

TROY — The Troy-based engineering technology developer Altair Inc. (Nasdaq:ALTR) will hold its 2018 Global Altair Technology Conference at the Palais des Congrès in Issy, Paris, France Oct. 16-18.

The event will focus on sharing applications of Altair’s suite of simulation-driven innovation technologies from users worldwide.

There will be technical sessions and presentations on latest technology trends, including the Internet of Things, e-mobility, electric vehicle design, and the impact of IoT, AI and machine learning on the future of design.

“Simulation, optimization, cloud-based high-performance computing, and the Internet of Things are coming together to transform how innovative products are brought to market,” says James Scapa, Altair founder, chairman, and CEO. “As we move forward into an era of machine learning and artificial intelligence, opportunities will grow for the convergence of technology and emotion into great designs.”

The agenda will include workshops on Oct. 16, a full day of keynotes Oct. 17, and on Oct. 18, deep technical sessions on more than 10 simulation topics, including electromagnetics, crash and safety, fluid dynamics and model-based development.

For more information on the Global Altair Technology Conference, including exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, visit Those interested in speaking at the event are invited to submit their abstracts to

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