Altair to Support Start-up Booster Competition, Host Conference at JEC World 2019
TROY, Mich. – February 25, 2019 – Altair
, (Nasdaq: ALTR) a global technology company that provides solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data intelligence, will present comprehensive technology and expertise for the design, optimization, and simulation of composite structures and materials at this year's JEC World
from March 12-14 in Paris. As “Official Innovation Partner” for the competition, Altair will support the Startup Booster Competition
, part of the JEC Startup Booster
program. Altair’s senior director of composites technology, Jeff Wollschlager, is a member of the high-level jury. The three winners of the competition will each receive six-month licenses for Altair HyperWorks™
Altair will host a conference session "Empowering Composites Innovation with Simulation", featuring keynote presentations from Altair, Boeing, Cevotec, Gurit, and others, on leveraging computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software to design, optimize, and validate composite structures. The two-hour Altair conference will take place at the Agora Stage in Hall 5 on Tuesday March 12, 2019 at 1pm.
Outstanding examples of Simulation-driven Design will be presented at the Altair booth G97 in hall 5. Highlights will include the NCC's sit-ski, a glass fiber-reinforced polyamide 66 pedal bracket by Enlighten Award winner Asahi Kasei, a composite bike frame by Guerrilla Bikes, and two automotive industry composite pieces by CETIM. Live demos of Altair solutions for composite design and optimization will round-up the Altair booth presence.
"The interest in composite materials is still growing, and since JEC World in Paris is the go-to event for the composite industry, Altair is delighted to present our solutions for simulation, design, and optimization,” said Jeffrey Wollschlager, senior director - composite technologies, Altair. "Last year the conference session we hosted was a big success, and with this year's line-up I expect it to draw even more attendees. I'm also very much looking forward to presenting the successes of our customers at the booth and to be part of the Startup Booster Competition Jury."
About Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing (HPC) and data intelligence. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com