Altair Announces Date for Annual Flagship Event Future.Industry 2024



Leading firm in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI), Altair is happy to announce that its flagship annual event, Future.Industry 2024, will be held online on March 6-7.

The main focus is the "Science of Possibility," and it will bring together visionaries, industry professionals, and thought leaders to examine the trends and technologies that have the potential to drastically alter the world of tomorrow.

“At this year’s event, we will cover the latest advancements in computational science like few other events can '', said James R. Scapa, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Altair.

The event will feature high-level content along with specialized industry- and topic-specific lectures and panels, catering to audiences of all levels and disciplines.

There will be a single main session on Day 1 and the first part of Day 2, and four parallel tracks on Day 2's later half:

  • Track 1: Next-Gen AI and Engineering: Design and Simulation Intelligence.

  • Track 2: Frictionless AI for the Modern Enterprise.

  • Track 3: Revolutionizing HPC in the Era of AI and Cloud.

  • Track 4: Preparing Students to be Real-World-Ready – Leveraging Cutting-Edge Engineering and Data Science Technology to Form the Workforce of Tomorrow.

Together with Altair experts and executives, Future.Industry 2024 guests will hear from presenters from prestigious companies like Analytium, Aptiv, and Maxion Wheels as they explore the newest developments in simulation, high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics, and academics.

“The rapid pace of technological advancements, especially during a time of changes in the competitive landscape, makes it challenging to keep up, even for people firmly embedded within these industries. Future.Industry is a premier showcase of the latest and most powerful trends and technologies in today’s market,” added Scapa.


Future.Industry 2024 will take place in three time zones covering the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions, and will feature live audio translations into eight languages.

Featured speakers:

  • James R. Scapa, founder and chief executive officer, Altair.

  • Dean Kamen, founder, FIRST and president, DEKA Research & Development Corporation.

  • Samantha Simmonds, journalist and on-air broadcaster, BBC News.

  • Dr. Nina Gaißert, referent portfolio projects, Festo.

  • Mike Cazer, chief executive officer, American Magic.

  • Mike Gualtieri, vice president and principal analyst, Forrester.

  • Merve Hickok, president and research director, Center for AI and Digital Policy, University of Michigan and founder of

  • Dr. Ingo Mierswa, senior vice president of product development, Altair and founder of RapidMiner.

  • Dr. Fatma Kocer, vice president of engineering data science analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) development, Altair.