Location & Dates


Travel & Hotel

Agenda & Sessions



Location & Dates

Where is the Americas ATC 2015?
For 2015, The Americas are welcoming the ATC to Dearborn, Michigan at the Ford Conference and Event Center located at 1151 Village Road, Dearborn, Michigan, USA 48124.

What are the conference dates?
The conference will take place Tuesday May 5, 2015 through Thursday May 7, 2015.

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What is the cost to register for the conference?
One of the greatest benefits of ATC 2015 is that it is a complimentary conference.

How do I register?
Click on the registration tab on the left navigation.

Can I bring a guest?
Additional colleagues are always welcome at ATC 2015. Please have them register so we can ensure to have the proper conference materials for them.

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Travel & Hotel

Where can I find information on Dearborn Michigan?
For more information on things to do during your stay in Dearborn, please
click here.

What is the weather like in Dearborn in May?
Typically, May weather in Southeastern Michigan is characterized by milder, warming temperatures. The days are warm with temperatures in the mid 60’s, while evening temperatures can drop into the 40s. Be sure to check the weather report before you arrive.

Are there special hotel rates?
ATC 2015 attendees are eligible for a special discounted rate starting at $90.00 per night. Be sure to use group code 2770. Click here to reserve your room today!

I’ve already registered for ATC 2015; how can I add a hotel reservation or make changes to my existing hotel reservation?
To make a new reservations visit the official ATC 2015 hotel reservation page.

To change your current reservation please call the hotel directly at 1-313-592-3622.

If I cancel my registration, can I transfer my hotel reservation to another attendee?
Hotel reservations made through ATC 2015 registration are not transferable. The substituting attendee will need to complete a hotel reservation through the registration process and submit a new credit card to secure the reservation.

Can I make a hotel reservation for a second hotel room for family or friends traveling with me?
Yes, you can make a second hotel reservation for family or friends by contacting the hotel directly at 1-313-592-3622.

At check-in, can I pay the hotel with a different credit card than I provided as a guarantee for my online reservation?
Yes, you may pay with a different credit card than the one originally provided with your online registration.

Whom do I contract with special requests for my hotel room, such as adding my hotel awards program number?
Please contact the hotel directly at 1-313-592-3622 for any special room requests.

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Agenda & Sessions

What types of tracks and sessions can I expect?
ATC 2015 sessions are organized by tracks based on industry and domain. Each track features detailed breakout sessions in a variety of formats and levels, giving you a chance to meet with Altair product teams and hear from expert users at leading companies.

When can I register for sessions?
Now! If you have not registered, please navigate to the register button on the left navigation bar and choose your sessions.

When is the abstract submission deadline?
The deadline to submit an abstract was November 14, 2014. For questions, please contact americasatc@altair.com.

What should my abstract include?
Your abstract should include a brief summary about the topic you would like to present at the conference. Key components like a main title and what technology was used in your case will be part of your discussion, will help greatly in deciding if your paper is right for the conference.

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What are the scheduled events for ATC 2015?
There will be an evening event scheduled for Tuesday May 5, 2015 and Wednesday May 6, 2015. These events which directly follow the completion of the conference on will give you the opportunity to network with professionals, colleagues and partners who are present at the event.

Whom should I contact if I have special dietary needs or allergies?
There is a section on the conference registration form for special requests. Please complete this section upon registering or email the Altair ATC team americasatc@altair.com.

What is the recommended attire for the conference?
Business casual attire is suggested for all conference functions. Meeting room temperatures are cool and the climate can vary greatly, so we also suggest you wear layered clothing for comfort and flexibility.

Are spouses and families invited to ATC 2015 social activities?
Guest passes are currently not available for the social activities occurring at ATC 2015.

Do I need to wear my badge at ATC 2015?
Yes, you should wear your badge at all times. Your badge is your passport into all official ATC 2015 activities.

What should I do if I lose my badge during ATC 2015?
If you lose your badge, please go to the registration desk for a replacement.

What if I still have unanswered questions about ATC 2015?
For additional questions, please contact americasatc@altair.com.

Where can I find ATC 2015 event sponsorship information?
Visit the Exhibiting Opportunities page to see more information about having a booth at the show and to download the sponsorship packet.

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