News Altair Announces Keynote Speakers and Dates for its Annual Americas HyperWorks Technology Conference Company contact: Michael J. Kidder Altair Engineering, Inc. Tel.: +1.248.614.2400, ext. 269 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org More than 30 industry presenters anchor this complimentary, must-attend event for today’s advanced manufacturers interested in driving innovation with simulation TROY, Mich., (August 18, 2008) - Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services that empower client innovation and decision-making, today announced that it will host its 2008 Americas HyperWorks Technology Conference on Sept. 16-17, 2008, at the Rock Financial Showplace conference and expo center located in Novi, Michigan. Conference registration is complimentary for industry professionals at www.altairhtc.com/na. Altair’s Americas HyperWorks Technology Conference has grown into one of the premier PLM technology events for the advanced manufacturing community. This two-day conference brings together hundreds of industry professionals and technology leaders from a broad range of vertical markets. Thought-provoking keynote addresses and client presentations will highlight industry trends in enterprise simulation and how manufacturers are enabling innovation through simulation. Keynote speakers representing the advanced automotive, sustainable design and pleasure boat industries will headline this year’s event. Nand Kochhar, Executive Technical Leader Global CAE, Ford Motor Company Terry Swack, Co-Founder and CEO, Sustainable Minds, LLC Giovanni Greco, Director of Engineering, Sea Ray Boats Over 30 industry presenters from Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. will address an audience of engineering decision makers and members of the product development community. In addition, the conference’s exhibitor pavilion will host more than 16 technology companies that will be on hand to share the latest advancements in software, hardware and information technology for enterprise simulation. For more information on this conference and to register, please visit www.altairhtc.com/na. About HyperWorks Built upon a foundation of design optimization, performance data management and process automation, HyperWorks is an enterprise simulation platform for rapid design-exploration and decision-making. As the most comprehensive, open-architecture CAE solution in the industry, HyperWorks includes best-in-class modeling, analysis, visualization and data management solutions for linear, nonlinear, structural optimization, fluid-structure interaction and multi-body dynamics applications. For more information, please visit www.altairhyperworks.com. About Altair Altair Engineering, Inc. empowers client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information. Privately held with more than 1,400 employees, Altair has offices throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. With a 20-year-plus track record for enterprise analytics, product development and advanced computing, Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.