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2013 India Altair Technology Conference


Altair successfully concludes its annual edition of India Altair Technology Conference Series 2013 held 18 - 19 July at The Westin, Pune.

The India ATC2013 is part of Altair’s global conference series, with similar events in North America, Asia and Europe. Partnering with Cradle, nCode, Femfat,  Netweb Technologies, New Era,  HP,  Fujitsu and Stratasys, the conference showcased customer success using Altair HyperWorks suite of solutions – OptiStruct, RADIOSS, MotionSolve, HyperMesh, AcuSolve, Simlab and PBS Works.

With a packed audience of over 1600 CAE engineering professionals from all over India and South Asia attended the conference, and got an opportunity to listen to expert industry keynote speaker sessions and Technical paper presentations. The conference received an overwhelming response to the technical paper submissions of over 120 papers.

Significant Highlights:

6 Industry Keynote presentations:

    • Anthony Hähnel Powertrain CAE Manager, Renault Powertrain Engineering (France)
    • C.V. Raman, Executive Director-Engineering, Maruti Suzuki India
    • Tom Thomas, Executive Director-Technology & Projects, CEAT
    • C.V. Raman, Executive Director-Engineering, Maruti Suzuki India
    • N. Saravanan, Executive Director-Engineering, Ashok Leyland
    • Sriram. G, R&D Director, Valeo India R&D Center
  • Over 200 CXO's attended the panel discussion on “The Next Big Idea” held in Chennai & Pune respectively.
  • 12 Exhibitor booths and over 700 people visited the booths.
  • 3 parallel conferences:
    • CAE/CFD Conference – Simulate to Innovate (Chennai)
    • CAE/CFD Programs for Academia
    • Big Data, Exascale Computing & IT Consolidation using – Software Asset Optimization (SAO)

The best paper presentations in each of the 8 categories were evaluated by a judges’ panel consisting of eminent industry experts;

  • Dr. S. Guruprasad, Director, R & D E (Engrrs.), DRDO
  • Govind Hublikar, Sr. Director Engineering & Innovation, Emerson Innovation Center
  • Sachchidanand A Velankar, Technical Specialist-Structural Analysis, CRTI
  • Ravi Prakash .N, Division Head, Remote Handling & Robotics Tech. Dev., IPR, India
  • Manish Sharma, Head, Dana India Technical Center
  • Deepak Katyal, Assistant General Manager, R&D, Maruti Suzuki India
  • Mahesh Kumar Verma, Asst. General Manager-Design & Dev., Larsen & Toubro
  • Vidyadhar Katkar, Deputy General Manager – CAE, Tata Motors India
  • Anand Bhangaonkar, Head - Virtual Verification, Foton Motors Manufacturing India
  • Ajay Salve, TIFR
  • Nitin S. Gokhale, CEO, Finite to Infinite
Paper Award Winner Details
Hotel Pune
The Westin Pune Koregaon Park
36/3-B Koregaon Park Annexe, Mundhwa Road, Ghorpadi Pune

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