Future.Industry

October 19-21, 2021
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October 19, 2021 09:00:00

Discover What’s Next in Advanced Manufacturing

Join the world’s brightest minds to explore and discuss trends, technologies, and breakthrough achievements that will deliver a smarter, more connected and sustainable world.

From big brand thought leaders to early-stage start-up entrepreneurs, learn how the convergence of simulation, high-performance computing, and AI is transforming how innovative companies will design, operate, and compete in the future.

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Altair. Changing tomorrow, together.

Featured Speakers

Over the three days, hear from Ford Motor Company, Alstom, DuPont, BMW, and more.

All sessions will be presented in English with live audio translation available in French, Italian, German, Portuguese, and Spanish, for our global audience.

Featured Speakers

Sheryl Connelly
Sheryl Connelly Ford Motor Company Strategic Futurist
Vanderlei Bueno
Vanderlei Bueno Alstom Head of RSC LAM & Head of RSC & Services Brazil
Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard Aptiv Engineering Manager for Infotainment and Connectivity (Retd.)
Dr. David Grewell
Dr. David Grewell North Dakota State University Director, NSF Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, International Institute of Welding Commission IXV
Craig A. Brown
Craig A. Brown CIMdata Executive Consultant
Romano Iazurlo
Romano Iazurlo Leonardo SpA - Electronics Division Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Head of Materials & Processes Technologies
Robert LIewellyn
Robert LIewellyn The Fully Charged EV Show Actor and Host
Dr. Debbie Mielewski
Dr. Debbie Mielewski Ford Motor Company Technical Fellow Sustainability
Ted Pawela
Ted Pawela Altium Chief EcoSystem Officer
David J. Yáñez
David J. Yáñez Vortex Bladeless Founder
Sheryl Connelly
Sheryl Connelly Ford Motor Company Strategic Futurist
Vanderlei Bueno
Vanderlei Bueno Alstom Head of RSC LAM & Head of RSC & Services Brazil
Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard Aptiv Engineering Manager for Infotainment and Connectivity (Retd.)
Dr. David Grewell
Dr. David Grewell North Dakota State University Director, NSF Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, International Institute of Welding Commission IXV
Craig A. Brown
Craig A. Brown CIMdata Executive Consultant
Romano Iazurlo
Romano Iazurlo Leonardo SpA - Electronics Division Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Head of Materials & Processes Technologies
Robert LIewellyn
Robert LIewellyn The Fully Charged EV Show Actor and Host
Dr. Debbie Mielewski
Dr. Debbie Mielewski Ford Motor Company Technical Fellow Sustainability
Ted Pawela
Ted Pawela Altium Chief EcoSystem Officer
David J. Yáñez
David J. Yáñez Vortex Bladeless Founder

Agenda

Day 1 Tuesday, October 19
Main Stage
Sean Lang, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
10:00 a.m. (Paris) / 11:00 a.m. (New York) / 1:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Welcome to Future.Industry

Sean Lang | Host of Future Says, Altair

Join us to discover how business leaders can achieve greater product innovation and business performance. Hear from renowned presenters who will speak to the convergence of AI, simulation, and HPC, sharing what significant technology innovations are headed our way. Today’s sessions will be presented in English with live audio translation available in French, Italian, German, Portuguese and Spanish, for our global audience.

All sessions will be presented live in two time zones – Central European Time (CET) and Eastern Time ... Read More

10:10 a.m. (Paris) / 11:10 a.m. (New York) / 1:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

The Convergence of AI, Simulation and HPC

James Scapa | Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Altair

Transforming customer decision-making in a smart, connected world.

At Altair, we see a future where seemingly disparate systems work seamlessly together to help businesses succeed. Where pin-point accuracy and speed mean the difference between winning and losing. The world of data science is intersecting with high-performance cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and IoT, unlocking limitless potential and enabling enterprises of all sizes to compete on a global scale while creating a more sustainable future.

Sheryl Connelly Altair Future.Industry Keynote Speaker
10:30 a.m. (Paris) / 11:30 a.m. (New York) / 2:00 p.m. (New Delhi)

Learning to Expect the Unexpected

Sheryl Connelly | Strategic Futurist, Ford Motor Company

No one can predict the future, but that doesn’t mean we can’t prepare for it. Now, as we barrel into 2022 and look forward to a post-pandemic world, it’s clear that the changes of 2020 and 2021 have changed us. We might be nostalgic for “normal times,” but we are not who we were. We can look back – but we can’t go back. This session will focus on how society is adapting – how consumers, communities and businesses alike ... Read More

Uwe Schramm
11:00 a.m. (Paris) / 12:00 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Path to Augmented Simulation

Dr. Uwe Schramm | Chief Technology Officer, Altair

As AI early adoption gains traction, how will this impact the future of product development?

Advancements in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning, combined with the increased availability of robust simulation, testing, and field data sets have made engineering data science a critical component of the modern product development lifecycle. Computer-aided engineering augmented by AI is offering manufacturers the ability to discover machine learning-guided insights, explore new solutions to complex design problems through physics and AI-driven workflows, and ... Read More

Romano Iazarlo, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:20 a.m. (Paris) / 12:20 p.m. (New York) / 2:50 p.m. (New Delhi)

Connecting Physics and Real-World Data for Meaningful Digital Twins

Romano Iazurlo | Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Head of Materials & Processes Technologies, Leonardo SpA - Electronics Division

Digital Twin is enjoying a breakthrough, fueled by advances in the sophisticated use of physics-based simulation models of varying fidelities. Connected and informed by data from the field with the help of artificial intelligence, Leonardo S.p.A. validates the performance of product systems virtually in the early stages of design to accelerate the development of their next generation of products.

Brett Chouinard
11:45 a.m. (Paris) / 12:45 p.m. (New York) / 3:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Digital Thread: Product Development's Connective Tissue

Brett Chouinard | Chief Technology Officer, Altair

On-demand Enterprise Visibility Across Development Stages Promises Accelerated Innovation. Where Are We and How Do We Get There?

A digital thread-based design strategy allows manufacturers to orchestrate meaningful models from concept to in-service, formalizing the usage of simulation early and throughout the product design process, and most importantly, fostering collaboration across domains. By creating a closed-loop system connecting and documenting all digital and physical aspects of the product lifecycle, we can finally enable true concurrent engineering and unlock the ... Read More

Vanderlei Bueno, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:05 p.m. (Paris) / 1:05 p.m. (New York) / 3:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Reinventing Rail Mobility through Digital Transformation

Vanderlei Bueno | Head of RSC LAM & Head of RSC & Services Brazil, Alstom

Introducing HealthHub™, Alstom’s smart asset monitoring for optimized life-cycle cost. Its purpose is to gather and consolidate data in a single location, whereby applying business rules supports maintenance activities and asset operation.

12:30 p.m. (Paris) / 1:30 p.m. (New York) / 4:00 p.m. (New Delhi)

Embracing Digital Transformation, Why Now?

Sam Mahalingam | Chief Technology Officer, Altair

Synthesizing human expertise and enterprise data for long-term global competitiveness.

With a wealth of historical and real-time data at their disposal, manufacturers find themselves fascinated by the possibilities of data-driven insights streamlining operations, guiding business strategy, and satisfying their customers. Despite the excitement, many still find they are lacking an enterprise-level roadmap for how to utilize their data efficiently. New advancements in the field of data transformation are making it possible to create a digital thread through the entire product ... Read More

12:50p.m. (Paris) / 1:50p.m. (New York) / 4:20p.m. (New Delhi)

Intelligent Models & Twins are Transforming the Lifecycle

Dave Kepczynski | Chief Information Officer, General Electric Research

Models and twins are going beyond product design expanding, via additive manufacturing, into operation, and further into servicing and determining life. Connecting sensory-enabled and edge data is truly turning full circle: to correlate with its origin, form surrogates of ML/AI learning libraries, speed up optimization today, and enable all new design spaces to be explored in the future.

1:10 p.m. (Paris) / 2:10 p.m. (New York) / 4:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

The Importance of Computing to Our Data-Driven Future

Jim Jeffers | Senior Principal Engineer, Senior Director, Advanced Rendering and Visualization, Intel

To increase the pace of product innovation, manufacturers are becoming more reliant on simulation-driven design, virtual validation, and real-time photorealistic visualization methods, so are depending on massive caches of product design and evolving simulation data to fuel AI-powered decision-making and digital twin representations.

Intel is at the cutting edge of this data-driven future, understanding the technologies fueling innovation and delivering the computing power to realize their true potential.

Jim Jeffers leads a team that is collaborating across industries like HPC ... Read More

1:30 p.m. (Paris) / 2:30 p.m. (New York) / 5:00 p.m. (New Delhi)

Panel Discussion: Delivering on the Promise of Future Mobility

Dr. Royston Jones | CTO, Altair
Robert Llewellyn | Actor and Host, The Fully Charged EV Show
Jim Jeffers | Senior Principal Engineer, Senior Director, Advanced Rendering and Visualization, Intel
Brett Chouinard, CTO, Altair

Faster, Cleaner, Safer, More Accessible.  How manufacturers are adapting to thrive the next transportation age.

We’re living in the midst of a transportation revolution. As OEMs, suppliers, and emerging manufacturers invest billions on electrification, autonomous technologies, and novel modes of product- and service-based mobility, it has sparked a reimagination of the traditional product lifecycle and the development and production processes of the past. A panel of experts and industry leaders will discuss how manufacturers are rethinking the ways we move ... Read More

Day 2 Wednesday, October 20
Main Stage
Rosemary Francis, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
10:00 a.m. (Paris) / 11:00 a.m. (New York) / 1:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Welcome to Day 2 of Future.Industry

Dr. Rosemary Francis | Chief Scientist, Altair

Altair customers will share, challenge and explore the best practices that will inspire our future. Parallel tracks will run on smart connected products, driving sustainability, the engineer of tomorrow, and the evolving manufacturing digital thread.Sessions will be presented in English with live audio translation available in French, Italian, German, Portuguese and Spanish, for our global audience. All sessions will be presented live in two time zones – Central European Time (CET) and Eastern Time (ET).

 

10:10 - 10:30 a.m. (Paris) / 11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (New York) / 1:40 - 2:00 p.m. (New Delhi)

Bringing the Future Faster Through Innovation and Analysis

Craig Renneker | Vice President, Driveline Product Engineering, American Axle & Manufacturing

AAM has been providing mechanical drivelines to automotive customers for more than 25 years. As the automobile transitions to electrification, so too must the driveline. AAM has developed a suite of innovative, lightweight, compact and cost-optimized electric drive units and electric beam axles to meet the growing global technology demand as electric vehicles continue to expand over the next decade. Engineering simulation, optimization and validation tools were significant enablers to increase the validation confidence and reduce the time to market ... Read More

Dwight Howard, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
10:30 - 10:50 a.m. (Paris) / 11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. (New York) / 2:00 - 2:20 p.m. (New Delhi)

The Evolution of Designing Smart Connected Products

Dwight Howard | Engineering Manager for Infotainment and Connectivity (Retd.), Aptiv

The pace of evolution in application requirements feeds the need to bring increasingly complex products to market quickly, efficiently, and effectively. Innovators in all industries are challenged to identify and leverage synergies between hardware and software and assure that design and development strategies compliment in each of these activities.

Dwight Howard is sharing development philosophies and innovations that drove the development transformations as well as real examples that not only made projects successful, but also made it possible to exceed ... Read More

10:50 - 11:10 a.m. (Paris) / 11:50 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:20 - 2:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

Implementing Digital Transformation Initiatives In The Energy Industry

Dr. Ali Marzban | Director of Data Science and Analytics, NOV

Purposeful innovation is key to extending competitive advantages in the Energy market. Digital Transformation and Digital Twins are at the core of delivering a proactive view of operational risk while enhancing energy efficiency and reducing environmental impact of operations.

Dr. Marzban will share strategies on how NOV approaches digitalization of physical assets, systems and devices maintained throughout their life cycle to analyze and predict the dynamic performance of Oil & Gas, Solar and Wind Energy applications.

Today's Track Sessions

Sessions will run in both single and parallel tracks. Hear from our customers on how they are driving value using Altair technology.

Parallel tracks will feature presentations on smart connected products, driving sustainability, the engineer of tomorrow, and evolving the manufacturing digital thread.

  • Smart Connected World
  • Driving Sustainability
  • Tomorrow’s Engineer
  • Advanced Manufacturing

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Smart, Connected World
Sarmad Khemmoro Altair Future.Industry
11:00 a.m. - 11:05 p.m. (Paris) / 12:00 - 12:05 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 - 2:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Designing for a Smart, Connected World

Sarmad Khemmoro | VP, Technical Business Development, Altair

Electronic system design (ESD) is a multidisciplinary art and the evolution of designing smart connected products has changed engineering responsibilities.

Discover how design iterations and time-to-market is reducing all aspects of printed circuit board development from concept to manufacturing; how electronic, electrical, mechanical, thermal, and connectivity goals are achieved.

Learn how successful enterprises set up their development eco system to master the electrification of everything.

Ted Pawela Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:05 - 11:25 a.m. (Paris) / 12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (New York) / 2:35 - 2:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Enabling Board-Level Simulation

Ted Pawela | Chief Ecosystem Officer and Head of Nexar Business Unit, Altium
Zach Peterson | Technical Consultant, Altium

Leverage your existing digital twin investment where it matters most – early in the product realization process when reliability, quality, and manufacturability are most easily optimized. Perform rigorous 2D and 3D physics analyses with system and circuit simulations to assure power integrity, signal integrity, and EMI for power delivery systems and high-speed channels in electronic devices. Improve electronics thermal management with airflow predictions, temperature, and heat transfer in IC packages, PCBs, electronic assemblies/enclosures, and power electronics.

Daniel Hollenkamp Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:25 - 11:45 a.m. (Paris) / 12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (New York) / 2:55 - 3:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Making a Light Bulb Smart and Why Connected Products are No Longer a Novelty but a Necessity

Daniel Hollenkamp | Chief Operating Officer, ToggledIQ

In a world of accelerating technological development, connected products provide the data for manufacturers to stay competitive. Discover how Toggled evolved from manufacturing commoditized lighting products to being a leader in connected building products. See what it takes to design and maintain a connected product ecosystem and the benefits of the data it collects.

RYU JAEHAN, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:45 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. (Paris) / 12:45 - 1:05 p.m. (New York) / 3:15 - 3:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Mobile Devices PCB Design Optimization

Jaehan Ryu | Senior Engineer, Samsung Mobile

Enabling design for manufacturing characteristic verification.

Alice Jin Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (Paris)/ 1:05 - 1:25 p.m. (New York) / 3:35 - 3:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Improving Comfort and Robustness of Jabra Headsets with Simulation Driven Design

Alice Lin | Manager of Mechanics, GN Audio

The usability of a headset is largely determined by a comfortable fit and its resistance to everyday use. Learn from Alice Lin, Manager of Mechanics at GN Audio R&D how she introduced FEM simulation capabilities at Jabra. The presentation shows how product design benefits from structural analysis, design for comfort, and drop test simulation. A future extension of simulation capabilities intends to address more areas and improve the simulation-driven design process efficiency.

CJ Reddy, Altair Future.AI Speaker
12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (Paris) / 1:25 - 1:45 p.m. (New York) / 3:55 - 4:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Connectivity solutions for Industrial Internet of Things in the Heavy Equipment Industry

Dr. C.J. Reddy | VP Business Development, Electromagnetics, Altair

Industry 4.0 is bringing automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices, using modern smart technology via the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). IIoT technology is making agricultural and mining equipment, trucks, and other heavy industrial assets smarter by adding connectivity. Antennas play a critical role in providing reliable connectivity. During this talk, we will show how advanced electromagnetic (EM) simulation tools can help in the placement and integration of antennas into tractors, heavy-duty trucks, trains, etc. This talk also will ... Read More

12:45 - 1:00 p.m. (Paris) / 1:45 - 2:00 p.m. (New York) / 4:15 - 4:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Panel Discussion: Designing for a Smart, Connected World

Sarmad Khemmoro | VP, Technical Business Development, Altair
Ted Pawela | Chief Ecosystem Office and Head of Nexar Business Unit, Altium
Hasit Trivedi | CTO, Digital Technologies and Global Competency Head, Tech Mahindra
Dwight Howard | Engineering Manager for Infotainment and Connectivity (Retd.), Aptiv
Dr. Ulrich Jakobus | Senior Vice President – Electromagnetics & EDA, Altair

Digitalization changes all areas of life, from the way we stay informed, travel, connect, and buy things, to how products are manufactured. It is also changing business models, and the pace of innovation and the ability to disrupt are becoming key factors in staying globally competitive. At the center of this digital transformation lies electrification and electronics. Hear from electronics, automotive, and solution provider experts, to explore further how we need to transform to meet these challenges.

Driving Sustainability
Richard Yen
11:00 - 11:05 a.m. (Paris) / 12:00 - 12:05 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 - 2:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Driving Sustainability Imperatives Across the Enterprise

Richard Yen | SVP, Global Industry Verticals & Sales Enablement Team, Altair

Harmonization of CO2 reduction and economic goals calls for the broad adoption of the principle ‘Reduce is better than Recycle!’

Whether intelligent lighting of our buildings, individual mobility, transport of goods, increasing computing power, resources and energy efficiency relates to all areas of modern life and work. 

Learn how sustainability can lead to efficient development processes, ... Read More

Dr. Debbie Mielewski, Altair, Future.Industry Speaker
11:05 - 11:25 a.m. (Paris) / 12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (New York) / 2:35 - 2:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Greening the Future of the Automotive Industry

Dr. Debbie Mielewski | Technical Fellow Sustainability, Ford Motor Company

Our group has worked passionately to reduce the impact of Ford Motor Company’s materials on the environment for the past 20+ years.  Following a big success with developing and implementing soy-based foam in 2007, the material was migrated onto every Ford North American-built vehicle.  This was the beginning of many other successes in using plant-based materials, including wheat straw bins on the Ford Flex, kenaf armrests on the Escape, rice hull wiring channels on F-150, tree-based composites on Lincoln armrests ... Read More

11:25 - 11:45 a.m. (Paris)/12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (New York) / 2:55 - 3:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Democratizing an Industry through AI

Eddie McGoldrick | Co-Founder and Director, The Electric Storage Company

How can AI contribute to democratizing an entire, essential industry? The answer lies in data; capturing it, understanding it, leveraging it, and most importantly making it open and accessible to everyone. This is what The Electric Storage Company is all about. Electricity is one of the key pillars of modern society and industry. We need our health systems, our food chains, our water systems, our internet, and our banking systems. All are underpinned by the reliable flow of electrons, from ... Read More

David Yáñez Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:45 - 12:05 p.m. (Paris) / 12:45 - 1:05 p.m. (New York) / 3:15 - 3:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Resonate Well: Harvesting Bladeless Wind Energy

David J. Yáñez | Founder, Vortex Bladeless

Sustainable designs last longer. David Yáñez from Vortex Bladeless, a Spanish start-up, shares his vision of the technology, the strategies used for the integration of the different physical phenomena involved in the simulation-driven design, and the development of their resonating structures having minimal parts susceptible to wear by friction. The simulation results from CFD, with fluid-structure interaction, and electromagnetic field simulation are compared with experimental wind tunnel results and from in-service environments.

Andrew Grima Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (Paris) / 1:05 - 1:25 p.m. (New York) / 3:35 - 3:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Settling the Dust: How to Reduce Using Simulation Design

Dr. Andrew Grima | Chief Operating Officer, Bulk Materials Engineering Australia (BMEA)

Dust is a serious problem for industries that handle and process bulk materials, causing deteriorating ambient air quality, human health concerns, while increases housekeeping labor costs to meet safe levels for health and fire risks. Learn from Dr. Andrew Grima about the technologies employed to develop a successful solution to minimize dust by using calibrated discrete element modeling (DEM) and new dust extraction technology.

Mike White, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (Paris) / 1:25 - 1:45 p.m. (New York) / 3:55 - 4:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Mass Timber Construction – The Future is Here But Are We Ready?

Mike White | Senior Structural Engineer, Smith and Wallwork

Mass timber construction is the future of buildings – after all, there aren’t many construction technologies that trap more carbon dioxide than they generate!  But although it is not new technology there are still a number of challenges in the design of these structures, some of which are yet to be addressed by available design standards.

Mike White from structural engineers Smith and Wallwork will run through some of the benefits of mass timber construction and discuss some of the big ... Read More

12:45 - 1:00 p.m. (Paris) / 1:45 - 2:00 p.m. (New York) / 4:15 - 4:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Fireside Chat: Aligning Technologies and Business Practices to Ensure a Sustainable Future

Richard Yen, SVP, Global Industry Verticals & Sales Enablement Team, Altair
Dr. Debbie Mielewski, Technical Fellow Sustainability, Ford Motor Company
Dr. David Grewell, Department Chair IME, Walter B. Booth Distinguished Professorship, Director CB2, NSF/Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, North Dakota State University

Exploring the challenges and opportunities of the circular economy. Sustainability is driving new and innovative business practices across the globe as companies find ways to harmonize CO2 emission reduction with economic goals. With circular product lifecycle management, manufacturers are refining their processes to capitalize on resource efficiency – designing products explicitly to last longer and to be reused, repurposed, and remanufactured. A panel of experts and industry leaders will discuss the role global manufacturers will play in ensuring a sustainable ... Read More

Tomorrow's Engineer
Anthony Norton, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:00 - 11:05 a.m. (Paris) / 12:00 - 12:05 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 - 2:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Tomorrow's Engineer, Trends, and Technologies

Anthony Norton | VP Product Development Solutions, Altair

Advancing technology and groundbreaking developments are changing engineering routines. Simulation and AI provide answers to questions we hardly dared to ask.

Engineering tools are accessible, faster, and more convenient and the demand for interdisciplinary collaboration and the urge to make holistic decisions is part of everyday engineering.

Learn how product engineers are using augmented simulation and cloud-based tools to make better, faster, and more accurate design decisions across multiple physics.

Moritz Frenzel Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:05 - 11:25 a.m. (Paris) / 12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (New York) / 2:35 - 2:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Emulate Engineering Expertise with Machine Learning for Automotive Crashworthiness Optimization

Moritz Frenzel | BMW Group

Crash engineers orchestrate the chain of events that needs to fall into place during the crash event. This includes judgments on which crush behavior is favourable combined with the timing of discrete events such as bolts breaking or parts coming into contact at the right time. Handling these by scalar key performance indicators (KPI’s), of, for instance, energy absorption, peak force level before failure, crush behavior, and weight results in either too complex and over-constrained optimization problems to be solved ... Read More

Thomas Müller Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:25 - 11:45 a.m. (Paris) / 12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (New York) / 2:55 - 3:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Simulation under Pressure: How SimSolid Changes Everything in FEA

Thomas Müller | Co-founder, Commercial Manager, ATNA Industrial Solutions, GmbH

Special-purpose machine design needs quick and flexible responses to individual customer requirements while maintaining a tight focus on quality and safety requirements. With limited time and personnel, the traditional FEM could not provide sufficient confidence for design decisions. Hear how ATNA Industry Solutions has turned simulation into a design tool.

Kevin Brigden Altair Future.Industry Speaker
Angkit Choudhury, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:45 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. (Paris) / 12:45 - 1:05 p.m. (New York) / 3:15 - 3:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Machine Learning and Advanced Digital Gauging for Subtractive and Additive Manufacturing Processes

Kevin Brigden | Additive Manufacturing Applications Engineer, Renishaw
Angkit Choudhury | Data Scientist, Altair

AI-powered real-time melt-pool analytics for accelerated product development and production.

Design for Additive Manufacturing has to consider the manufacturing influences when developing AM-Parts. Facing the reality that a simulation of a build takes longer than the actual build process itself makes process monitoring a priority for the design decision.

Learn from Kevin Brigden how AI-powered decision making, enables the identification of manufacturing anomalies earlier, allows quicker part development, and realizes a stable production.

Julien Lebranchu Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (Paris) / 1:05 - 1:25 p.m. (New York) / 3:35 - 3:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Product Design for a Global Supply Base, with Confidence in the Material Data

Julien Lebranchu | Global Technical Data Management Project Leader, DuPont

In every development project, choosing the suitable material is a crucial decision with many interdependencies, and especially in globally distributed value chains, this becomes a challenging task. Material Data Access and availability affect engineering, sourcing, technical purchasing, and needs to address many interests.

Beyond material properties to improve performance predictions, more and more sustainability aspects have to be addressed. Learn from Julien Lebranchu, Head of Technical Data Management, how DuPont manages material data, distributes material data to their clients, and ... Read More

12:45 - 1:00 p.m. (Paris) / 1:45 - 2:00 p.m. (New York) / 4:15 -4:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Panel Discussion: What's Next for Tomorrow's Engineer?

Anthony Norton | VP Product Development Solutions, Altair
Baskar Rajagopalan | Head Simulation Strategic Alliances, NVIDIA
Dr. Fatma Kocer | Vice President, Engineering Data Science, Altair
Sean Putman | VP Learning Development, Altair

With more data available to engineers than ever before, how will they translate these streams into usable information that can be retained as organizational knowledge? As the ability of computers to perform traditional engineering analysis advances relentlessly, the skill requirements for engineers will continue to change. Engineers face not just the technical challenge of multi-domain, multi-physics, and multi-fidelity modeling but also the need to be an effective part of a multi-disciplined, multi-national, and multi-cultural virtual team. Hear industry perspectives on ... Read More

Advanced Manufacturing
Anthony McLoughlin, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:00 - 11:05 a.m. (Paris) / 12:00 - 12:05 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 - 2:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Evolving the Manufacturing Digital Thread

Anthony McLoughlin | VP Sales Data Analytics EMEA, Altair

To realize and fuel a digitization strategy that delivers the best customer experience, where do you start?

How do manufacturability simulation, Big Data, AI, analytics, and digital twins come together to provide new insights that create new business models and inform product development?

Learn from successful enterprises how they set up their digitalization strategies.

Craig Brown, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:05 - 11:25 a.m. (Paris) / 12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (New York) / 2:35 - 2:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

How Key Technologies are Converging for a Smarter, More Connected World

Craig A Brown | Executive Consultant, CIMdata

The future of smart, connected product development is where data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing converge to a unified discipline, sometimes referred to as Computational Science and Engineering. How far away is the future? When will broad adoption start? What does it mean for you? To answer these questions, CIMdata collaborated with Altair to survey business leaders, technologists, researchers, and the global development community for insights into our future smarter, more connected world.

Martín ortega Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:25 - 11:45 a.m. (Paris) / 12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (New York) / 2:55 - 3:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Harvesting Engineering Knowledge from Consumer Generated Data

Martin Ortega | Senior Design Engineer, MABE

In a world where everything is becoming more and more connected, Mabe, a leader in home appliances, is using product connectivity to fuel a digitization strategy that delivers consumers the best experience through their solutions and services. Learn from Martin Ortega how Mabe is using big data, AI, and analytics to uncover insights, create new business opportunities, and inform product development.

Azam Nawi Altair Future.Industry Speakers
11:45 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. (Paris) / 12:45 - 1:05 p.m. (New York) / 3:15 - 3:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Predictive Maintenance for Heavy Equipment: Reduce Downtime and Fewer Failures for Gas Turbine Generators

Azam Nawi | General Manager, Serba Dinamik

Serba Dinamik turbines power all critical systems on oil rigs, including safety systems and pumps. The equipment must be consistently reliable with no unplanned downtime. Traditional preventative maintenance schedules are time-consuming and resource-intensive.

Learn how they developed a predictive maintenance system, to take preventative action only when needed.

12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (Paris) / 1:05 - 1:25 p.m. (New York) / 3:35 - 3:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Model Based System Engineering Impact on Product Development

Arameh Khallaghi | Model Based System Engineer, ZKW
Benedikt Rabl | Senior Researcher, Innovative Thermal Management & Passenger Comfort Systems, Virtual Vehicle Research GmbH

In recent years, the increasing complexity of products has had a strong impact on the dependency of various aspects of product development, such as requirements, analysis, verification, etc. With an innovative framework for efficient model-based engineering based on simulation the early concept phase of product development can be optimally supported and the entire process is speeded up by this frontloading. ZKW as a reliable and flexible partner to the global automotive industry together with VIRTUAL VEHICLE as leading research center ... Read More

12:25 - 1:00 p.m. (Paris) / 1:45 - 2:00 p.m. (New York) / 4:15 - 4:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Fireside Chat: Why Engineers Will be the Key to Unlock the Digitalization Potential at Manufacturers

Christian Kehrer | Business Development Manager, Altair
Chad Jackson | Chief Analyst and CEO, Lifecycle Insights
Martin Ortega | Senior Design Engineer, MABE

The ever-advancing digitization is being driven by the convergence of simulation, data, and HPC. While virtual methods, interoperable tools, and standardized interfaces become state of the art, the engineers and their management will play a significant role to break down silos and benefit from a Digital Thread.

In this fireside chat, we will discuss the importance of people to unleash the potential of Digital Twins, how they can combine the different fields of product development and what is still missing ... Read More

Day 3 Thursday, October 21
Main Stage
10:00 a.m. (Paris) / 11:00 a.m. (New York) / 1:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Welcome to Day 3 of Future.Industry

Dr. Diana Mavrudieva | Lead Specialist, Design Exploration, Altair

Discover the power of simulation, applied to our most complex design and development challenges.

Learn about practical applications of the latest Altair technology and how to deploy it throughout the product development cycle.

Presented in two time zones – Central European Time (CET) and Eastern Time (ET), Day 3 sessions will include live interaction with Altair and industry experts on the most important trends in product design today. All sessions will include allocated time for live Q&A sessions with our ... Read More

The Power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in Product Design

Engineering adoption of AI is transforming product development. The combination of physics-based, simulation-driven design with machine learning enables teams to explore more and identify high-potential designs – while rejecting low-potential concepts earlier in development cycles. 

The following three presentations will introduce you to the next evolution of product development, where AI-driven design, augmented simulation and predictive analytics are all contributing to increased collaboration, faster design convergence, and greater product innovation.

– ML Augmented CAE
– ... Read More

Fatma Koçer, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
Joe Pajot, Altair Future.Industry Speakers
10:10 - 10:20 a.m. (Paris) / 11:10 - 11:20 a.m. (New York) / 1:40 - 1:50 p.m. (New Delhi)

ML Augmented CAE

Dr. Fatma Kocer | Vice President, Engineering Data Science, Altair
Joseph Pajot | Director, Altair

Altair products are quickly evolving into AI-driven products. Starting from the modeling and visualization products, the latest release of Altair HyperWorks includes features like shapeAI, which quickly finds and classifies parts “by shape” inside geometry files or finite element meshes – when you want to locate all of the bolts, shafts, and gears in a complex assembly – by applying machine learning.

Jonathan Ollar, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
Olcay Met, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
10:20 - 10:40 a.m. (Paris) / 11:20 - 11:40 a.m. (New York) / 1:50 - 2:10 p.m. (New Delhi)

AI-powered Design

Jonathan Ollar | Product Manager - Data Science, Altair
Olcay Met | Software Product Manager, Altair

Gaining insights into a product’s performances has never been easier. With the HyperWorks Design Explorer, users can easily set up and execute the design of experiments (DOE) and optimization studies, learning which attributes contribute the most to the different performances, review, plot, and compare results from multiple runs, and ultimately identify optimal designs. The quick and easy setup process is solver independent, yet fully integrated with Altair’s structural analysis solutions.

On the other hand, many design specifications are quantifiable and ... Read More

Angkit Choudhury, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
10:40 - 11:00 a.m. (Paris) / 11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (New York) / 2:10 - 2:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Digital Twins

Angkit Choudhury | Data Scientist, Altair
Livio Mariano | Director, Math & Systems, Altair

What if you could create 1D simulation models that retain the precision of your 3D analysis while running up to thousands of times faster?

That’s why we created romAI! It uses machine learning to create reduced order models of your long runtime, highly complex subsystems models with ready-to-use versions for your system performance simulations. The romAI algorithms need just a few results from 3D simulation runs to use as training data to generate the 1D model that delivers fast ... Read More

11:00 - 11:10 a.m. (Paris) / 12:00 - 12:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 - 2:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

Live Q&A with Presenters

Breakout Sessions Part 1

  • End-to-end Electronic System Design
  • Designing for a More Sustainable Future
  • The Right Model, for the Right Decision, at the Right Time
  • Getting Started with Simulation

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Adoption of CFD Within your Multiphysics Strategy

Whether you’re an analyst performing advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling or a design engineer who quickly needs to understand fluid or thermal effects on a design proposal, Altair offers a complete line of tools to support your project. 

Altair’s offering for CFD includes multiple robust, fast, and accurate solutions providing engineers with the most appropriate technology for each application, wrapped in intuitive and powerful modeling and visualization environment that drastically reduces turnaround times.

– CFD Simulation ... Read More

Bhaskar Tulimilli, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:30 - 12:50 p.m. (Paris) / 1:30 - 1:50 p.m. (New York) / 4:00 - 4:20 p.m. (New Delhi)

CFD Simulation Not Just for Experts

Bhaskar Tulimilli | Product Manager, Altair

An intuitive and robust CFD workflow is available in Altair® SimLab® – a process-oriented, feature-based finite element analysis software that allows you to quickly and accurately simulate the engineering behavior of complex assemblies. For fluid and thermal analyses, SimLab can make the model setup process even faster, repeatable, thereby minimizing tedious manual steps that can be automated. A live demo will be performed using real-world models to show the simple and smooth analysis process in Altair SimLab that goes from ... Read More

12:50 - 1:10 p.m. (Paris) / 1:50 - 2:10 p.m. (New York) / 4:20 - 4:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

Topology Optimization Considering Fluid Flows

Robert Sandboge | Director, Solver Development - AcuSolve

For the past three decades, Altair’s optimization solutions have driven the innovative, lightweight, and structurally efficient designs of many products you see and use every day. The intense focus on additive manufacturing in recent years have given a boost to topology optimization and generative design, providing more freedom to explore alternatives. Today, we keep on innovating the technology, looking at including multiple physics, like thermal, electromagnetics, and fluid flow to drive design. Altair AcuSolve – coupled with Altair Optistruct – ... Read More

1:10 - 1:30 p.m. (Paris) / 2:10 - 2:30 p.m. (New York) / 4:40 - 5:00 p.m. (New Delhi)

Live Q&A with Presenters

Breakout Sessions Part 2

  • Smart Products and Data Science for Engineers
  • Boost your Productivity: Driving More Design with Simulation
  • Accelerate Innovation with the Cloud
  • Enhancing Product Manufacturability with SDfM

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Breakout Sessions Part 1
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. (Paris) / 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:40 - 3:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

End-to-end Electronic System Design

Smart connected devices are everywhere, in homes, in transportation, and at work. This means electronic system design (ESD) is having a greater influence on almost every type of product requiring new simulation tools to help achieve electronic, electrical, mechanical, thermal, and connectivity goals.

Altair’s simulation-driven design tools enable your team of specialized engineers to collaborate across all aspects of printed circuit board development from concept to manufacturing. Presentations to include …

... Read More
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. (Paris) / 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:40 - 3:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

Designing for a More Sustainable Future

As the world demands more innovative products, sustainable materials, and greener production practices, Altair helps customers reducing the environmental impact of their goods and services by applying simulation, machine learning, and optimization throughout product lifecycles. 

From sustainable design to material and operational efficiency, Altair’s software technology gives designers and engineers a complete toolkit to solve today’s stringent regulation requirements with original, lightweight designs. 

Presentations in this track will include:

Heuristic Approach for High-Quality Material Data
Marian ... Read More

11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. (Paris) / 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:40 - 3:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

The Right Model, for the Right Decision, at the Right Time

By combining computationally efficient reduced-order models and detailed CAE analysis with process automation of repetitive and tedious tasks, Altair provides workflows for early system models, to mixed-fidelity simulations and multiphysics validations, across domains.

Learn how to simulate complex products as systems-of-systems throughout your entire development cycle, from early concept design to detailed design. 

Presentations ... Read More

11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. (Paris) / 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:40 - 3:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

Getting Started with Simulation

Altair simulation-driven design changed product development forever, enabling engineers to reduce design iterations and prototype testing.

Whether big or small, our customers trust Altair’s industry-leading engineering analysis and optimization tools, enabling rapid design iterations through simplified modeling workflows.

Presentations in this track will include:

Simulating at the Speed of Design with Altair SimSolid
Dan Wilson | Simulation Engineer, Altair

As the demand for understanding part performance increases, design engineers are being asked to understand stresses and displacements early in ... Read More

Breakout Sessions Part 2
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. (Paris) / 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. (New York)

Enabling Data-driven Manufacturing Operations and Smart Products

The Internet of Things (IoT) has transformed the way companies do business. New product lines, recurring revenue streams, more efficient operations, higher quality, and faster time-to-market are all within reach with the introduction of smart interconnections between systems and assets.

Discover how to leverage new and innovative tools being introduced as part of the Industry 4.0 revolution, solving engineering challenges with data-driven decisions, and driving next-level results in smart product development. 

Presentations in this track will include:

Build A Smarter ... Read More

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. (Paris) / 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. (New York)

Boost your Productivity: Driving More Design with Simulation

Built on a foundation of design optimization, performance data management and process automation, Altair HyperWorks is an enterprise simulation package for rapid design exploration and decision making. 

HyperWorks’ solution- and domain-specific workflows span across a wide number of engineering applications. Each provides a meticulously designed and intuitive user interface, differentiated for each user profile while remaining consistent and straightforward. 

Presentations in this track will include:

Build Models Faster with Parts, Subsystems, and Connectors
Joe Kovacs | ... Read More

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. (Paris) / 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. (New York)

Accelerate Innovation with the Cloud

On-premises, hybrid, and in the cloud, Altair’s industry-leading HPC tools let you orchestrate, visualize, optimize, and analyze your most demanding workloads, for breakthrough results.

Discover how to Accelerate innovation with unlimited access to software and high-performance computing resources. 

Presentations in this track will include:

A Day in the Life: How HPC and Cloud Multiply the Exploration Potential of Your Workday
Raghvendra (Rag) Srivastava | Director, Product Management, Altair

Today’s most competitive engineering, research, and design teams ... Read More

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. (Paris) / 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. (New York)

Enhancing Product Manufacturability with SDfM

An often-overlooked aspect of product design and simulation is part manufacturability. The choice of the manufacturing process, materials used, and machine tolerances can dramatically affect what designs can be efficiently produced and how well that part performs.

Users can validate designs early in the manufacturing process with the simplicity and affordability of the simulation software, as well as use optimization technology with specific manufacturing constraints to design better, more efficient products.

Presentations in this track will include:

Fly High with ... Read More

Day 1 Tuesday, October 19
Day 2 Wednesday, October 20
Day 3 Thursday, October 21
Main Stage
Main Stage
Smart, Connected World
Driving Sustainability
Tomorrow's Engineer
Advanced Manufacturing
Main Stage
Breakout Sessions Part 1
Breakout Sessions Part 2
Sean Lang, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
10:00 a.m. (Paris) / 11:00 a.m. (New York) / 1:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Welcome to Future.Industry

Sean Lang | Host of Future Says, Altair

Join us to discover how business leaders can achieve greater product innovation and business performance. Hear from renowned presenters who will speak to the convergence of AI, simulation, and HPC, sharing what significant technology innovations are headed our way. Today’s sessions will be presented in English with live audio translation available in French, Italian, German, Portuguese and Spanish, for our global audience.

All sessions will be presented live in two time zones – Central European Time (CET) and Eastern Time ... Read More

10:10 a.m. (Paris) / 11:10 a.m. (New York) / 1:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

The Convergence of AI, Simulation and HPC

James Scapa | Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Altair

Transforming customer decision-making in a smart, connected world.

At Altair, we see a future where seemingly disparate systems work seamlessly together to help businesses succeed. Where pin-point accuracy and speed mean the difference between winning and losing. The world of data science is intersecting with high-performance cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and IoT, unlocking limitless potential and enabling enterprises of all sizes to compete on a global scale while creating a more sustainable future.

Sheryl Connelly Altair Future.Industry Keynote Speaker
10:30 a.m. (Paris) / 11:30 a.m. (New York) / 2:00 p.m. (New Delhi)

Learning to Expect the Unexpected

Sheryl Connelly | Strategic Futurist, Ford Motor Company

No one can predict the future, but that doesn’t mean we can’t prepare for it. Now, as we barrel into 2022 and look forward to a post-pandemic world, it’s clear that the changes of 2020 and 2021 have changed us. We might be nostalgic for “normal times,” but we are not who we were. We can look back – but we can’t go back. This session will focus on how society is adapting – how consumers, communities and businesses alike ... Read More

Uwe Schramm
11:00 a.m. (Paris) / 12:00 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Path to Augmented Simulation

Dr. Uwe Schramm | Chief Technology Officer, Altair

As AI early adoption gains traction, how will this impact the future of product development?

Advancements in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning, combined with the increased availability of robust simulation, testing, and field data sets have made engineering data science a critical component of the modern product development lifecycle. Computer-aided engineering augmented by AI is offering manufacturers the ability to discover machine learning-guided insights, explore new solutions to complex design problems through physics and AI-driven workflows, and ... Read More

Romano Iazarlo, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:20 a.m. (Paris) / 12:20 p.m. (New York) / 2:50 p.m. (New Delhi)

Connecting Physics and Real-World Data for Meaningful Digital Twins

Romano Iazurlo | Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Head of Materials & Processes Technologies, Leonardo SpA - Electronics Division

Digital Twin is enjoying a breakthrough, fueled by advances in the sophisticated use of physics-based simulation models of varying fidelities. Connected and informed by data from the field with the help of artificial intelligence, Leonardo S.p.A. validates the performance of product systems virtually in the early stages of design to accelerate the development of their next generation of products.

Brett Chouinard
11:45 a.m. (Paris) / 12:45 p.m. (New York) / 3:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Digital Thread: Product Development's Connective Tissue

Brett Chouinard | Chief Technology Officer, Altair

On-demand Enterprise Visibility Across Development Stages Promises Accelerated Innovation. Where Are We and How Do We Get There?

A digital thread-based design strategy allows manufacturers to orchestrate meaningful models from concept to in-service, formalizing the usage of simulation early and throughout the product design process, and most importantly, fostering collaboration across domains. By creating a closed-loop system connecting and documenting all digital and physical aspects of the product lifecycle, we can finally enable true concurrent engineering and unlock the ... Read More

Vanderlei Bueno, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:05 p.m. (Paris) / 1:05 p.m. (New York) / 3:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Reinventing Rail Mobility through Digital Transformation

Vanderlei Bueno | Head of RSC LAM & Head of RSC & Services Brazil, Alstom

Introducing HealthHub™, Alstom’s smart asset monitoring for optimized life-cycle cost. Its purpose is to gather and consolidate data in a single location, whereby applying business rules supports maintenance activities and asset operation.

12:30 p.m. (Paris) / 1:30 p.m. (New York) / 4:00 p.m. (New Delhi)

Embracing Digital Transformation, Why Now?

Sam Mahalingam | Chief Technology Officer, Altair

Synthesizing human expertise and enterprise data for long-term global competitiveness.

With a wealth of historical and real-time data at their disposal, manufacturers find themselves fascinated by the possibilities of data-driven insights streamlining operations, guiding business strategy, and satisfying their customers. Despite the excitement, many still find they are lacking an enterprise-level roadmap for how to utilize their data efficiently. New advancements in the field of data transformation are making it possible to create a digital thread through the entire product ... Read More

12:50p.m. (Paris) / 1:50p.m. (New York) / 4:20p.m. (New Delhi)

Intelligent Models & Twins are Transforming the Lifecycle

Dave Kepczynski | Chief Information Officer, General Electric Research

Models and twins are going beyond product design expanding, via additive manufacturing, into operation, and further into servicing and determining life. Connecting sensory-enabled and edge data is truly turning full circle: to correlate with its origin, form surrogates of ML/AI learning libraries, speed up optimization today, and enable all new design spaces to be explored in the future.

1:10 p.m. (Paris) / 2:10 p.m. (New York) / 4:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

The Importance of Computing to Our Data-Driven Future

Jim Jeffers | Senior Principal Engineer, Senior Director, Advanced Rendering and Visualization, Intel

To increase the pace of product innovation, manufacturers are becoming more reliant on simulation-driven design, virtual validation, and real-time photorealistic visualization methods, so are depending on massive caches of product design and evolving simulation data to fuel AI-powered decision-making and digital twin representations.

Intel is at the cutting edge of this data-driven future, understanding the technologies fueling innovation and delivering the computing power to realize their true potential.

Jim Jeffers leads a team that is collaborating across industries like HPC ... Read More

1:30 p.m. (Paris) / 2:30 p.m. (New York) / 5:00 p.m. (New Delhi)

Panel Discussion: Delivering on the Promise of Future Mobility

Dr. Royston Jones | CTO, Altair
Robert Llewellyn | Actor and Host, The Fully Charged EV Show
Jim Jeffers | Senior Principal Engineer, Senior Director, Advanced Rendering and Visualization, Intel
Brett Chouinard, CTO, Altair

Faster, Cleaner, Safer, More Accessible.  How manufacturers are adapting to thrive the next transportation age.

We’re living in the midst of a transportation revolution. As OEMs, suppliers, and emerging manufacturers invest billions on electrification, autonomous technologies, and novel modes of product- and service-based mobility, it has sparked a reimagination of the traditional product lifecycle and the development and production processes of the past. A panel of experts and industry leaders will discuss how manufacturers are rethinking the ways we move ... Read More

Rosemary Francis, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
10:00 a.m. (Paris) / 11:00 a.m. (New York) / 1:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Welcome to Day 2 of Future.Industry

Dr. Rosemary Francis | Chief Scientist, Altair

Altair customers will share, challenge and explore the best practices that will inspire our future. Parallel tracks will run on smart connected products, driving sustainability, the engineer of tomorrow, and the evolving manufacturing digital thread.Sessions will be presented in English with live audio translation available in French, Italian, German, Portuguese and Spanish, for our global audience. All sessions will be presented live in two time zones – Central European Time (CET) and Eastern Time (ET).

 

10:10 - 10:30 a.m. (Paris) / 11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (New York) / 1:40 - 2:00 p.m. (New Delhi)

Bringing the Future Faster Through Innovation and Analysis

Craig Renneker | Vice President, Driveline Product Engineering, American Axle & Manufacturing

AAM has been providing mechanical drivelines to automotive customers for more than 25 years. As the automobile transitions to electrification, so too must the driveline. AAM has developed a suite of innovative, lightweight, compact and cost-optimized electric drive units and electric beam axles to meet the growing global technology demand as electric vehicles continue to expand over the next decade. Engineering simulation, optimization and validation tools were significant enablers to increase the validation confidence and reduce the time to market ... Read More

Dwight Howard, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
10:30 - 10:50 a.m. (Paris) / 11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. (New York) / 2:00 - 2:20 p.m. (New Delhi)

The Evolution of Designing Smart Connected Products

Dwight Howard | Engineering Manager for Infotainment and Connectivity (Retd.), Aptiv

The pace of evolution in application requirements feeds the need to bring increasingly complex products to market quickly, efficiently, and effectively. Innovators in all industries are challenged to identify and leverage synergies between hardware and software and assure that design and development strategies compliment in each of these activities.

Dwight Howard is sharing development philosophies and innovations that drove the development transformations as well as real examples that not only made projects successful, but also made it possible to exceed ... Read More

10:50 - 11:10 a.m. (Paris) / 11:50 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:20 - 2:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

Implementing Digital Transformation Initiatives In The Energy Industry

Dr. Ali Marzban | Director of Data Science and Analytics, NOV

Purposeful innovation is key to extending competitive advantages in the Energy market. Digital Transformation and Digital Twins are at the core of delivering a proactive view of operational risk while enhancing energy efficiency and reducing environmental impact of operations.

Dr. Marzban will share strategies on how NOV approaches digitalization of physical assets, systems and devices maintained throughout their life cycle to analyze and predict the dynamic performance of Oil & Gas, Solar and Wind Energy applications.

Today's Track Sessions

Sessions will run in both single and parallel tracks. Hear from our customers on how they are driving value using Altair technology.

Parallel tracks will feature presentations on smart connected products, driving sustainability, the engineer of tomorrow, and evolving the manufacturing digital thread.

  • Smart Connected World
  • Driving Sustainability
  • Tomorrow’s Engineer
  • Advanced Manufacturing

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Sarmad Khemmoro Altair Future.Industry
11:00 a.m. - 11:05 p.m. (Paris) / 12:00 - 12:05 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 - 2:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Designing for a Smart, Connected World

Sarmad Khemmoro | VP, Technical Business Development, Altair

Electronic system design (ESD) is a multidisciplinary art and the evolution of designing smart connected products has changed engineering responsibilities.

Discover how design iterations and time-to-market is reducing all aspects of printed circuit board development from concept to manufacturing; how electronic, electrical, mechanical, thermal, and connectivity goals are achieved.

Learn how successful enterprises set up their development eco system to master the electrification of everything.

Ted Pawela Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:05 - 11:25 a.m. (Paris) / 12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (New York) / 2:35 - 2:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Enabling Board-Level Simulation

Ted Pawela | Chief Ecosystem Officer and Head of Nexar Business Unit, Altium
Zach Peterson | Technical Consultant, Altium

Leverage your existing digital twin investment where it matters most – early in the product realization process when reliability, quality, and manufacturability are most easily optimized. Perform rigorous 2D and 3D physics analyses with system and circuit simulations to assure power integrity, signal integrity, and EMI for power delivery systems and high-speed channels in electronic devices. Improve electronics thermal management with airflow predictions, temperature, and heat transfer in IC packages, PCBs, electronic assemblies/enclosures, and power electronics.

Daniel Hollenkamp Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:25 - 11:45 a.m. (Paris) / 12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (New York) / 2:55 - 3:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Making a Light Bulb Smart and Why Connected Products are No Longer a Novelty but a Necessity

Daniel Hollenkamp | Chief Operating Officer, ToggledIQ

In a world of accelerating technological development, connected products provide the data for manufacturers to stay competitive. Discover how Toggled evolved from manufacturing commoditized lighting products to being a leader in connected building products. See what it takes to design and maintain a connected product ecosystem and the benefits of the data it collects.

RYU JAEHAN, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:45 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. (Paris) / 12:45 - 1:05 p.m. (New York) / 3:15 - 3:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Mobile Devices PCB Design Optimization

Jaehan Ryu | Senior Engineer, Samsung Mobile

Enabling design for manufacturing characteristic verification.

Alice Jin Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (Paris)/ 1:05 - 1:25 p.m. (New York) / 3:35 - 3:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Improving Comfort and Robustness of Jabra Headsets with Simulation Driven Design

Alice Lin | Manager of Mechanics, GN Audio

The usability of a headset is largely determined by a comfortable fit and its resistance to everyday use. Learn from Alice Lin, Manager of Mechanics at GN Audio R&D how she introduced FEM simulation capabilities at Jabra. The presentation shows how product design benefits from structural analysis, design for comfort, and drop test simulation. A future extension of simulation capabilities intends to address more areas and improve the simulation-driven design process efficiency.

CJ Reddy, Altair Future.AI Speaker
12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (Paris) / 1:25 - 1:45 p.m. (New York) / 3:55 - 4:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Connectivity solutions for Industrial Internet of Things in the Heavy Equipment Industry

Dr. C.J. Reddy | VP Business Development, Electromagnetics, Altair

Industry 4.0 is bringing automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices, using modern smart technology via the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). IIoT technology is making agricultural and mining equipment, trucks, and other heavy industrial assets smarter by adding connectivity. Antennas play a critical role in providing reliable connectivity. During this talk, we will show how advanced electromagnetic (EM) simulation tools can help in the placement and integration of antennas into tractors, heavy-duty trucks, trains, etc. This talk also will ... Read More

12:45 - 1:00 p.m. (Paris) / 1:45 - 2:00 p.m. (New York) / 4:15 - 4:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Panel Discussion: Designing for a Smart, Connected World

Sarmad Khemmoro | VP, Technical Business Development, Altair
Ted Pawela | Chief Ecosystem Office and Head of Nexar Business Unit, Altium
Hasit Trivedi | CTO, Digital Technologies and Global Competency Head, Tech Mahindra
Dwight Howard | Engineering Manager for Infotainment and Connectivity (Retd.), Aptiv
Dr. Ulrich Jakobus | Senior Vice President – Electromagnetics & EDA, Altair

Digitalization changes all areas of life, from the way we stay informed, travel, connect, and buy things, to how products are manufactured. It is also changing business models, and the pace of innovation and the ability to disrupt are becoming key factors in staying globally competitive. At the center of this digital transformation lies electrification and electronics. Hear from electronics, automotive, and solution provider experts, to explore further how we need to transform to meet these challenges.

Richard Yen
11:00 - 11:05 a.m. (Paris) / 12:00 - 12:05 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 - 2:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Driving Sustainability Imperatives Across the Enterprise

Richard Yen | SVP, Global Industry Verticals & Sales Enablement Team, Altair

Harmonization of CO2 reduction and economic goals calls for the broad adoption of the principle ‘Reduce is better than Recycle!’

Whether intelligent lighting of our buildings, individual mobility, transport of goods, increasing computing power, resources and energy efficiency relates to all areas of modern life and work. 

Learn how sustainability can lead to efficient development processes, ... Read More

Dr. Debbie Mielewski, Altair, Future.Industry Speaker
11:05 - 11:25 a.m. (Paris) / 12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (New York) / 2:35 - 2:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Greening the Future of the Automotive Industry

Dr. Debbie Mielewski | Technical Fellow Sustainability, Ford Motor Company

Our group has worked passionately to reduce the impact of Ford Motor Company’s materials on the environment for the past 20+ years.  Following a big success with developing and implementing soy-based foam in 2007, the material was migrated onto every Ford North American-built vehicle.  This was the beginning of many other successes in using plant-based materials, including wheat straw bins on the Ford Flex, kenaf armrests on the Escape, rice hull wiring channels on F-150, tree-based composites on Lincoln armrests ... Read More

11:25 - 11:45 a.m. (Paris)/12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (New York) / 2:55 - 3:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Democratizing an Industry through AI

Eddie McGoldrick | Co-Founder and Director, The Electric Storage Company

How can AI contribute to democratizing an entire, essential industry? The answer lies in data; capturing it, understanding it, leveraging it, and most importantly making it open and accessible to everyone. This is what The Electric Storage Company is all about. Electricity is one of the key pillars of modern society and industry. We need our health systems, our food chains, our water systems, our internet, and our banking systems. All are underpinned by the reliable flow of electrons, from ... Read More

David Yáñez Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:45 - 12:05 p.m. (Paris) / 12:45 - 1:05 p.m. (New York) / 3:15 - 3:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Resonate Well: Harvesting Bladeless Wind Energy

David J. Yáñez | Founder, Vortex Bladeless

Sustainable designs last longer. David Yáñez from Vortex Bladeless, a Spanish start-up, shares his vision of the technology, the strategies used for the integration of the different physical phenomena involved in the simulation-driven design, and the development of their resonating structures having minimal parts susceptible to wear by friction. The simulation results from CFD, with fluid-structure interaction, and electromagnetic field simulation are compared with experimental wind tunnel results and from in-service environments.

Andrew Grima Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (Paris) / 1:05 - 1:25 p.m. (New York) / 3:35 - 3:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Settling the Dust: How to Reduce Using Simulation Design

Dr. Andrew Grima | Chief Operating Officer, Bulk Materials Engineering Australia (BMEA)

Dust is a serious problem for industries that handle and process bulk materials, causing deteriorating ambient air quality, human health concerns, while increases housekeeping labor costs to meet safe levels for health and fire risks. Learn from Dr. Andrew Grima about the technologies employed to develop a successful solution to minimize dust by using calibrated discrete element modeling (DEM) and new dust extraction technology.

Mike White, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (Paris) / 1:25 - 1:45 p.m. (New York) / 3:55 - 4:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Mass Timber Construction – The Future is Here But Are We Ready?

Mike White | Senior Structural Engineer, Smith and Wallwork

Mass timber construction is the future of buildings – after all, there aren’t many construction technologies that trap more carbon dioxide than they generate!  But although it is not new technology there are still a number of challenges in the design of these structures, some of which are yet to be addressed by available design standards.

Mike White from structural engineers Smith and Wallwork will run through some of the benefits of mass timber construction and discuss some of the big ... Read More

12:45 - 1:00 p.m. (Paris) / 1:45 - 2:00 p.m. (New York) / 4:15 - 4:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Fireside Chat: Aligning Technologies and Business Practices to Ensure a Sustainable Future

Richard Yen, SVP, Global Industry Verticals & Sales Enablement Team, Altair
Dr. Debbie Mielewski, Technical Fellow Sustainability, Ford Motor Company
Dr. David Grewell, Department Chair IME, Walter B. Booth Distinguished Professorship, Director CB2, NSF/Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, North Dakota State University

Exploring the challenges and opportunities of the circular economy. Sustainability is driving new and innovative business practices across the globe as companies find ways to harmonize CO2 emission reduction with economic goals. With circular product lifecycle management, manufacturers are refining their processes to capitalize on resource efficiency – designing products explicitly to last longer and to be reused, repurposed, and remanufactured. A panel of experts and industry leaders will discuss the role global manufacturers will play in ensuring a sustainable ... Read More

Anthony Norton, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:00 - 11:05 a.m. (Paris) / 12:00 - 12:05 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 - 2:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Tomorrow's Engineer, Trends, and Technologies

Anthony Norton | VP Product Development Solutions, Altair

Advancing technology and groundbreaking developments are changing engineering routines. Simulation and AI provide answers to questions we hardly dared to ask.

Engineering tools are accessible, faster, and more convenient and the demand for interdisciplinary collaboration and the urge to make holistic decisions is part of everyday engineering.

Learn how product engineers are using augmented simulation and cloud-based tools to make better, faster, and more accurate design decisions across multiple physics.

Moritz Frenzel Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:05 - 11:25 a.m. (Paris) / 12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (New York) / 2:35 - 2:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Emulate Engineering Expertise with Machine Learning for Automotive Crashworthiness Optimization

Moritz Frenzel | BMW Group

Crash engineers orchestrate the chain of events that needs to fall into place during the crash event. This includes judgments on which crush behavior is favourable combined with the timing of discrete events such as bolts breaking or parts coming into contact at the right time. Handling these by scalar key performance indicators (KPI’s), of, for instance, energy absorption, peak force level before failure, crush behavior, and weight results in either too complex and over-constrained optimization problems to be solved ... Read More

Thomas Müller Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:25 - 11:45 a.m. (Paris) / 12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (New York) / 2:55 - 3:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Simulation under Pressure: How SimSolid Changes Everything in FEA

Thomas Müller | Co-founder, Commercial Manager, ATNA Industrial Solutions, GmbH

Special-purpose machine design needs quick and flexible responses to individual customer requirements while maintaining a tight focus on quality and safety requirements. With limited time and personnel, the traditional FEM could not provide sufficient confidence for design decisions. Hear how ATNA Industry Solutions has turned simulation into a design tool.

Kevin Brigden Altair Future.Industry Speaker
Angkit Choudhury, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:45 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. (Paris) / 12:45 - 1:05 p.m. (New York) / 3:15 - 3:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Machine Learning and Advanced Digital Gauging for Subtractive and Additive Manufacturing Processes

Kevin Brigden | Additive Manufacturing Applications Engineer, Renishaw
Angkit Choudhury | Data Scientist, Altair

AI-powered real-time melt-pool analytics for accelerated product development and production.

Design for Additive Manufacturing has to consider the manufacturing influences when developing AM-Parts. Facing the reality that a simulation of a build takes longer than the actual build process itself makes process monitoring a priority for the design decision.

Learn from Kevin Brigden how AI-powered decision making, enables the identification of manufacturing anomalies earlier, allows quicker part development, and realizes a stable production.

Julien Lebranchu Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (Paris) / 1:05 - 1:25 p.m. (New York) / 3:35 - 3:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Product Design for a Global Supply Base, with Confidence in the Material Data

Julien Lebranchu | Global Technical Data Management Project Leader, DuPont

In every development project, choosing the suitable material is a crucial decision with many interdependencies, and especially in globally distributed value chains, this becomes a challenging task. Material Data Access and availability affect engineering, sourcing, technical purchasing, and needs to address many interests.

Beyond material properties to improve performance predictions, more and more sustainability aspects have to be addressed. Learn from Julien Lebranchu, Head of Technical Data Management, how DuPont manages material data, distributes material data to their clients, and ... Read More

12:45 - 1:00 p.m. (Paris) / 1:45 - 2:00 p.m. (New York) / 4:15 -4:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Panel Discussion: What's Next for Tomorrow's Engineer?

Anthony Norton | VP Product Development Solutions, Altair
Baskar Rajagopalan | Head Simulation Strategic Alliances, NVIDIA
Dr. Fatma Kocer | Vice President, Engineering Data Science, Altair
Sean Putman | VP Learning Development, Altair

With more data available to engineers than ever before, how will they translate these streams into usable information that can be retained as organizational knowledge? As the ability of computers to perform traditional engineering analysis advances relentlessly, the skill requirements for engineers will continue to change. Engineers face not just the technical challenge of multi-domain, multi-physics, and multi-fidelity modeling but also the need to be an effective part of a multi-disciplined, multi-national, and multi-cultural virtual team. Hear industry perspectives on ... Read More

Anthony McLoughlin, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:00 - 11:05 a.m. (Paris) / 12:00 - 12:05 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 - 2:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Evolving the Manufacturing Digital Thread

Anthony McLoughlin | VP Sales Data Analytics EMEA, Altair

To realize and fuel a digitization strategy that delivers the best customer experience, where do you start?

How do manufacturability simulation, Big Data, AI, analytics, and digital twins come together to provide new insights that create new business models and inform product development?

Learn from successful enterprises how they set up their digitalization strategies.

Craig Brown, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:05 - 11:25 a.m. (Paris) / 12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (New York) / 2:35 - 2:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

How Key Technologies are Converging for a Smarter, More Connected World

Craig A Brown | Executive Consultant, CIMdata

The future of smart, connected product development is where data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing converge to a unified discipline, sometimes referred to as Computational Science and Engineering. How far away is the future? When will broad adoption start? What does it mean for you? To answer these questions, CIMdata collaborated with Altair to survey business leaders, technologists, researchers, and the global development community for insights into our future smarter, more connected world.

Martín ortega Altair Future.Industry Speaker
11:25 - 11:45 a.m. (Paris) / 12:25 - 12:45 p.m. (New York) / 2:55 - 3:15 p.m. (New Delhi)

Harvesting Engineering Knowledge from Consumer Generated Data

Martin Ortega | Senior Design Engineer, MABE

In a world where everything is becoming more and more connected, Mabe, a leader in home appliances, is using product connectivity to fuel a digitization strategy that delivers consumers the best experience through their solutions and services. Learn from Martin Ortega how Mabe is using big data, AI, and analytics to uncover insights, create new business opportunities, and inform product development.

Azam Nawi Altair Future.Industry Speakers
11:45 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. (Paris) / 12:45 - 1:05 p.m. (New York) / 3:15 - 3:35 p.m. (New Delhi)

Predictive Maintenance for Heavy Equipment: Reduce Downtime and Fewer Failures for Gas Turbine Generators

Azam Nawi | General Manager, Serba Dinamik

Serba Dinamik turbines power all critical systems on oil rigs, including safety systems and pumps. The equipment must be consistently reliable with no unplanned downtime. Traditional preventative maintenance schedules are time-consuming and resource-intensive.

Learn how they developed a predictive maintenance system, to take preventative action only when needed.

12:05 - 12:25 p.m. (Paris) / 1:05 - 1:25 p.m. (New York) / 3:35 - 3:55 p.m. (New Delhi)

Model Based System Engineering Impact on Product Development

Arameh Khallaghi | Model Based System Engineer, ZKW
Benedikt Rabl | Senior Researcher, Innovative Thermal Management & Passenger Comfort Systems, Virtual Vehicle Research GmbH

In recent years, the increasing complexity of products has had a strong impact on the dependency of various aspects of product development, such as requirements, analysis, verification, etc. With an innovative framework for efficient model-based engineering based on simulation the early concept phase of product development can be optimally supported and the entire process is speeded up by this frontloading. ZKW as a reliable and flexible partner to the global automotive industry together with VIRTUAL VEHICLE as leading research center ... Read More

12:25 - 1:00 p.m. (Paris) / 1:45 - 2:00 p.m. (New York) / 4:15 - 4:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Fireside Chat: Why Engineers Will be the Key to Unlock the Digitalization Potential at Manufacturers

Christian Kehrer | Business Development Manager, Altair
Chad Jackson | Chief Analyst and CEO, Lifecycle Insights
Martin Ortega | Senior Design Engineer, MABE

The ever-advancing digitization is being driven by the convergence of simulation, data, and HPC. While virtual methods, interoperable tools, and standardized interfaces become state of the art, the engineers and their management will play a significant role to break down silos and benefit from a Digital Thread.

In this fireside chat, we will discuss the importance of people to unleash the potential of Digital Twins, how they can combine the different fields of product development and what is still missing ... Read More

10:00 a.m. (Paris) / 11:00 a.m. (New York) / 1:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Welcome to Day 3 of Future.Industry

Dr. Diana Mavrudieva | Lead Specialist, Design Exploration, Altair

Discover the power of simulation, applied to our most complex design and development challenges.

Learn about practical applications of the latest Altair technology and how to deploy it throughout the product development cycle.

Presented in two time zones – Central European Time (CET) and Eastern Time (ET), Day 3 sessions will include live interaction with Altair and industry experts on the most important trends in product design today. All sessions will include allocated time for live Q&A sessions with our ... Read More

The Power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in Product Design

Engineering adoption of AI is transforming product development. The combination of physics-based, simulation-driven design with machine learning enables teams to explore more and identify high-potential designs – while rejecting low-potential concepts earlier in development cycles. 

The following three presentations will introduce you to the next evolution of product development, where AI-driven design, augmented simulation and predictive analytics are all contributing to increased collaboration, faster design convergence, and greater product innovation.

– ML Augmented CAE
– ... Read More

Fatma Koçer, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
Joe Pajot, Altair Future.Industry Speakers
10:10 - 10:20 a.m. (Paris) / 11:10 - 11:20 a.m. (New York) / 1:40 - 1:50 p.m. (New Delhi)

ML Augmented CAE

Dr. Fatma Kocer | Vice President, Engineering Data Science, Altair
Joseph Pajot | Director, Altair

Altair products are quickly evolving into AI-driven products. Starting from the modeling and visualization products, the latest release of Altair HyperWorks includes features like shapeAI, which quickly finds and classifies parts “by shape” inside geometry files or finite element meshes – when you want to locate all of the bolts, shafts, and gears in a complex assembly – by applying machine learning.

Jonathan Ollar, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
Olcay Met, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
10:20 - 10:40 a.m. (Paris) / 11:20 - 11:40 a.m. (New York) / 1:50 - 2:10 p.m. (New Delhi)

AI-powered Design

Jonathan Ollar | Product Manager - Data Science, Altair
Olcay Met | Software Product Manager, Altair

Gaining insights into a product’s performances has never been easier. With the HyperWorks Design Explorer, users can easily set up and execute the design of experiments (DOE) and optimization studies, learning which attributes contribute the most to the different performances, review, plot, and compare results from multiple runs, and ultimately identify optimal designs. The quick and easy setup process is solver independent, yet fully integrated with Altair’s structural analysis solutions.

On the other hand, many design specifications are quantifiable and ... Read More

Angkit Choudhury, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
10:40 - 11:00 a.m. (Paris) / 11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (New York) / 2:10 - 2:30 p.m. (New Delhi)

Digital Twins

Angkit Choudhury | Data Scientist, Altair
Livio Mariano | Director, Math & Systems, Altair

What if you could create 1D simulation models that retain the precision of your 3D analysis while running up to thousands of times faster?

That’s why we created romAI! It uses machine learning to create reduced order models of your long runtime, highly complex subsystems models with ready-to-use versions for your system performance simulations. The romAI algorithms need just a few results from 3D simulation runs to use as training data to generate the 1D model that delivers fast ... Read More

11:00 - 11:10 a.m. (Paris) / 12:00 - 12:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:30 - 2:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

Live Q&A with Presenters

Breakout Sessions Part 1

  • End-to-end Electronic System Design
  • Designing for a More Sustainable Future
  • The Right Model, for the Right Decision, at the Right Time
  • Getting Started with Simulation

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Adoption of CFD Within your Multiphysics Strategy

Whether you’re an analyst performing advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling or a design engineer who quickly needs to understand fluid or thermal effects on a design proposal, Altair offers a complete line of tools to support your project. 

Altair’s offering for CFD includes multiple robust, fast, and accurate solutions providing engineers with the most appropriate technology for each application, wrapped in intuitive and powerful modeling and visualization environment that drastically reduces turnaround times.

– CFD Simulation ... Read More

Bhaskar Tulimilli, Altair Future.Industry Speaker
12:30 - 12:50 p.m. (Paris) / 1:30 - 1:50 p.m. (New York) / 4:00 - 4:20 p.m. (New Delhi)

CFD Simulation Not Just for Experts

Bhaskar Tulimilli | Product Manager, Altair

An intuitive and robust CFD workflow is available in Altair® SimLab® – a process-oriented, feature-based finite element analysis software that allows you to quickly and accurately simulate the engineering behavior of complex assemblies. For fluid and thermal analyses, SimLab can make the model setup process even faster, repeatable, thereby minimizing tedious manual steps that can be automated. A live demo will be performed using real-world models to show the simple and smooth analysis process in Altair SimLab that goes from ... Read More

12:50 - 1:10 p.m. (Paris) / 1:50 - 2:10 p.m. (New York) / 4:20 - 4:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

Topology Optimization Considering Fluid Flows

Robert Sandboge | Director, Solver Development - AcuSolve

For the past three decades, Altair’s optimization solutions have driven the innovative, lightweight, and structurally efficient designs of many products you see and use every day. The intense focus on additive manufacturing in recent years have given a boost to topology optimization and generative design, providing more freedom to explore alternatives. Today, we keep on innovating the technology, looking at including multiple physics, like thermal, electromagnetics, and fluid flow to drive design. Altair AcuSolve – coupled with Altair Optistruct – ... Read More

1:10 - 1:30 p.m. (Paris) / 2:10 - 2:30 p.m. (New York) / 4:40 - 5:00 p.m. (New Delhi)

Live Q&A with Presenters

Breakout Sessions Part 2

  • Smart Products and Data Science for Engineers
  • Boost your Productivity: Driving More Design with Simulation
  • Accelerate Innovation with the Cloud
  • Enhancing Product Manufacturability with SDfM

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11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. (Paris) / 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:40 - 3:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

End-to-end Electronic System Design

Smart connected devices are everywhere, in homes, in transportation, and at work. This means electronic system design (ESD) is having a greater influence on almost every type of product requiring new simulation tools to help achieve electronic, electrical, mechanical, thermal, and connectivity goals.

Altair’s simulation-driven design tools enable your team of specialized engineers to collaborate across all aspects of printed circuit board development from concept to manufacturing. Presentations to include …

... Read More
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. (Paris) / 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:40 - 3:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

Designing for a More Sustainable Future

As the world demands more innovative products, sustainable materials, and greener production practices, Altair helps customers reducing the environmental impact of their goods and services by applying simulation, machine learning, and optimization throughout product lifecycles. 

From sustainable design to material and operational efficiency, Altair’s software technology gives designers and engineers a complete toolkit to solve today’s stringent regulation requirements with original, lightweight designs. 

Presentations in this track will include:

Heuristic Approach for High-Quality Material Data
Marian ... Read More

11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. (Paris) / 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:40 - 3:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

The Right Model, for the Right Decision, at the Right Time

By combining computationally efficient reduced-order models and detailed CAE analysis with process automation of repetitive and tedious tasks, Altair provides workflows for early system models, to mixed-fidelity simulations and multiphysics validations, across domains.

Learn how to simulate complex products as systems-of-systems throughout your entire development cycle, from early concept design to detailed design. 

Presentations ... Read More

11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. (Paris) / 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. (New York) / 2:40 - 3:40 p.m. (New Delhi)

Getting Started with Simulation

Altair simulation-driven design changed product development forever, enabling engineers to reduce design iterations and prototype testing.

Whether big or small, our customers trust Altair’s industry-leading engineering analysis and optimization tools, enabling rapid design iterations through simplified modeling workflows.

Presentations in this track will include:

Simulating at the Speed of Design with Altair SimSolid
Dan Wilson | Simulation Engineer, Altair

As the demand for understanding part performance increases, design engineers are being asked to understand stresses and displacements early in ... Read More

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. (Paris) / 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. (New York)

Enabling Data-driven Manufacturing Operations and Smart Products

The Internet of Things (IoT) has transformed the way companies do business. New product lines, recurring revenue streams, more efficient operations, higher quality, and faster time-to-market are all within reach with the introduction of smart interconnections between systems and assets.

Discover how to leverage new and innovative tools being introduced as part of the Industry 4.0 revolution, solving engineering challenges with data-driven decisions, and driving next-level results in smart product development. 

Presentations in this track will include:

Build A Smarter ... Read More

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. (Paris) / 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. (New York)

Boost your Productivity: Driving More Design with Simulation

Built on a foundation of design optimization, performance data management and process automation, Altair HyperWorks is an enterprise simulation package for rapid design exploration and decision making. 

HyperWorks’ solution- and domain-specific workflows span across a wide number of engineering applications. Each provides a meticulously designed and intuitive user interface, differentiated for each user profile while remaining consistent and straightforward. 

Presentations in this track will include:

Build Models Faster with Parts, Subsystems, and Connectors
Joe Kovacs | ... Read More

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. (Paris) / 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. (New York)

Accelerate Innovation with the Cloud

On-premises, hybrid, and in the cloud, Altair’s industry-leading HPC tools let you orchestrate, visualize, optimize, and analyze your most demanding workloads, for breakthrough results.

Discover how to Accelerate innovation with unlimited access to software and high-performance computing resources. 

Presentations in this track will include:

A Day in the Life: How HPC and Cloud Multiply the Exploration Potential of Your Workday
Raghvendra (Rag) Srivastava | Director, Product Management, Altair

Today’s most competitive engineering, research, and design teams ... Read More

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. (Paris) / 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. (New York)

Enhancing Product Manufacturability with SDfM

An often-overlooked aspect of product design and simulation is part manufacturability. The choice of the manufacturing process, materials used, and machine tolerances can dramatically affect what designs can be efficiently produced and how well that part performs.

Users can validate designs early in the manufacturing process with the simplicity and affordability of the simulation software, as well as use optimization technology with specific manufacturing constraints to design better, more efficient products.

Presentations in this track will include:

Fly High with ... Read More

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