News Aberdeen Group’s Global Research and Service Director to Be Master of Ceremonies of Altair‘s North American HyperWorks Technology Conference Diane Forbes Altair Engineering, Inc. +1.248.614.2400, ext. 464 firstname.lastname@example.org Chad Jackson to present Aberdeen Group’s latest simulation data management report and serve as conference moderator for October 2-3 event TROY, Mich., (Sept. 20, 2007) – Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services that empower client innovation and decision-making, today announced that Chad Jackson, research and service director of Aberdeen Group’s global Product Innovation Practice, will serve as Master of Ceremonies at Altair’s 2007 HyperWorks Technology Conference (HTC07) taking place on October 2-3 in Troy, Mich. (www.altair.com/htc2007). To kick off the conference, Jackson will present Aberdeen Group’s latest research report findings on simulation data management as well as share insights and market trends as they relate to industry presentations. Founded in 1988 and based in Boston, Aberdeen Group is the leading provider of fact-based research focused on the global technology-driven value chain. In recent years, the HTC has grown to one of the largest engineering simulation-focused events in North America, with attendance of more than 400 professionals last year. This year, industry thought-leaders will share how CAE technology helped them innovate their designs, accelerate product development processes and become more competitive in a rapidly-changing marketplace. Presenting companies include: ArvinMeritor, Boeing, Bombardier Transportation, Cascade Engineering, Dofasco, Eicher Motors, Ford, General Motors, Hitachi Trucks, Honda, John Deere, Mabe, Microsoft, Motorola and Paulstra. Jackson has more than 10 years of experience in the technology arena, with an emphasis on product lifecycle management and enterprise content management solutions. His exposure spans more than thousands of companies of all sizes. Jackson’s domain knowledge includes unique insights into end-user business processes and practices; the application of enterprise software to product development; and the trends and strategies of related software vendors. To register for this complimentary conference and for complete agenda information, please visit www.altair.com/htc2007. About Altair HyperWorks Built upon a foundation of design optimization, performance data management and process automation, HyperWorks is an enterprise simulation solution 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 Engineering 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 1,300 employees, Altair has offices throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. With a 20-year-plus track record for product design, advanced engineering software and grid computing technologies, Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.