The Next Big Idea

This year Altair will again host its panel discussion “The Next Big Idea” during the European Altair Technology Conference. Altair will host the 8th European ATC in Paris, France from Sept. 29th - Oct. 1st, 2015.

The “The Next Big Idea” panel discussion itself will take place on September 29th at 4.00 pm at the Cité de Science (room to be announced) and is open to all Altair customers, the press and interested parties. The event will offer a platform to discuss innovative and ground breaking new ideas and projects that have the potential to change or influence society or environmental issues in a positive way.

The "Next Big Idea" panel discussion 2014 drew more than 150 attendees to Munich to listen to and discuss new ideas and the innovative project presentations by ACENTISS, Altair, City Transformer, EOS, Sensodrive, and Jaguar Land Rover.

For 2015 Altair is again looking for forward looking projects and companies interested in presenting and discussing these at the upcoming "Next Big Idea" session. Each participant of the panel discussion will present his or her “Next Big Idea” in a brief 5 minute overview and Altair will - together with all presenters and the audience - explore what the future demands to meet the challenges posed by disruptive technologies, rapid global expansion, emerging business models, climatic changes, pollution, and many other business and social transitions and discuss interesting opportunities how to meet those challenges.

After “The Next Big Idea” panel discussion Altair invites all participants to the Welcome Reception of the conference, taking place in the exhibition area of the conference venue.

Please register to the European ATC and any other event taking place during the three days of the conference on this website (registration will start soon).

See the Presentations from the 2014 Next Big Idea Session Below:

“Innovation Driven Design” - James Dagg, CTO, Altair

“Electric Unmanned Reconnaissance Optionally Piloted Airborne System (EUROPAS)” - Dr. Josef Mendler, CEO, ACENTISS GmbH

“City Transformer – the Foldable Car Concept that will Change the Face of Inner-City Traffic” - Asaf Formoza, CEO, City Transformer

“Industrial 3D Printing – A Driver For Sustainability” - Nikolai Zaepernick, Vice President, Development & Strategy, EOS GmbH

“VibroTac – A New Dimension of Perception” - Norbert Sporer, Managing Director, Sensodrive
Image September 29th - October 1st, 2015
Cité de la Musique,
Paris, France
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