This year's ATC in Paris had over 800 participants and offered more than 140 presentations. The high-level keynotes from Harvard Business School, Columbia University, JLR, Ferrari, Volvo Cars, LG, ClassNK, and Team Tao featured topics such as Simulation-driven Innovation in Marine, in Electronics, Artificial Intelligence, e-mobility, Autonomous drones (for deep sea applications), NVH and vehicle architecture (C123). One of the highlights Jim Scapa announced in his keynote presentation was the acquisition of SIMSOLID.
The first day of the 3-Day Conference featured in-depth Industry Seminars with customer presentations from BMW, OHB, Alstom Transport, PROTIQ, Renishaw, Valeo, Scania, EOS, VibroTech Engineering, and alongside these presentations Altair experts, provided insights into topics such as design for manufacturing, lead time reduction, fatigue simulation, design for AM, e-mobility, system simulation, Digital Twins, and IoT.
Day 3 featured technical sessions on simulation topics such as: electromagnetics, crash and safety, fluid dynamics, and model-based development.
On all 3 days the technology showcase of the event featured solutions of more than 20 Altair Partner Alliance members, software and hardware allies as well as two stages for product demos. One for the latest versions of the Altair HyperWorks and Altair Inspire product suites - including SIMSOLID - and one for Altair Partner Alliance member demos.
Next year the global ATC will take place in USA.