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Altair Announces Keynote Speakers and Dates for its Annual Americas HyperWorks Technology Conference

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More than 30 industry presenters anchor this complimentary, must-attend event for today's advanced manufacturers interested in driving innovation with simulation

TROY, Mich., Aug. 18 -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services that empower client innovation and decision-making, today announced that it will host its 2008 Americas HyperWorks Technology Conference on Sept. 16-17, 2008, at the Rock Financial Showplace conference and expo center located in Novi, Michigan. Conference registration is complimentary for industry professionals at .

Altair's Americas HyperWorks Technology Conference has grown into one of the premier PLM technology events for the advanced manufacturing community. This two-day conference brings together hundreds of industry professionals and technology leaders from a broad range of vertical markets. Thought-provoking keynote addresses and client presentations will highlight industry trends in enterprise simulation and how manufacturers are enabling innovation through simulation.

Keynote speakers representing the advanced automotive, sustainable design and pleasure boat industries will headline this year's event.

    Nand Kochhar, Executive Technical Leader Global CAE, Ford Motor Company
    Terry Swack, Co-Founder and CEO, Sustainable Minds, LLC
    Giovanni Greco, Director of Engineering, Sea Ray Boats

Over 30 industry presenters from Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. will address an audience of engineering decision makers and members of the product development community. In addition, the conference's exhibitor pavilion will host more than 16 technology companies that will be on hand to share the latest advancements in software, hardware and information technology for enterprise simulation.