Altair UK successfully concluded the 2015 UK Altair Technology Conference in Warwickshire. The UK’s leading virtual design event attracted over 250 engineers and simulation experts from more than 100 companies, representing a broad range of industries to exchange and share experience, solutions, and network.
The 9th UK Technology Conference focused on new ideas, solutions, and technology through thought-provoking keynote presentations, as well as technical case studies from diverse industry sectors including automotive, aerospace, medical device, and consumer goods. Eleven notable technical presentations were given throughout the conference with topics on optimization, design for additive manufacturing, predicting real world impact scenarios, CFD, and more.
Keynote speakers from Jaguar Land Rover, Airbus, and BLOODHOUND SSC showcased and discussed their visions for the industry and the importance of technology in innovation. Many software and hardware partners also supported the conference by sponsoring and presenting their solutions in the exhibition area.
Andy Richardson, Head of Simulation at Jaguar Land Rover, showcased the launch of 50 new products, due to be released within the next five years in his presentation. Matthew Orchard, Vice President, Head of Airframe Engineering Competence Centre, Airbus UK, spoke about how technology is being used for commercial aerospace evolution. Richard Noble OBE, Project Director, Bloodhound SSC presented the latest challenges and achievements on the supersonic car set to break the land speed record at 1,000mph and detailed Altair’s involvement with this ground-breaking project.
“I see this high level of attendance as an endorsement of how well Altair’s solutions are respected in industry today. Our conferences are an excellent platform for engineers and designers from across industry to communicate their work and interact with others to help generate new ideas.” said Hakan Ekman, Managing Director at Altair Engineering UK.
A big thank you to all who presented, sponsored, and attended the conference! We truly appreciate everyone who took the time to be a part of this successful event, and we look forward to seeing everyone again. Please visit Altair Technology Conference Series for upcoming conference locations near you.