2014 Korea ATCx Recap

Altair Korea successfully conducted its 2014 Korea ATCx conference series from Sept. 15-19. Experts from the automotive, electronics, naval, and aviation industries gathered to share solutions and best practices with respect to advanced engineering technologies. Nearly 500 attendees participated at this year’s Korea ATCx, including students from 23 universities!


Altair Korea set up booths for HyperWorks®, Altair ProductDesign, solidThinking Inspire®, FEKO®, Altair Partner Alliance member Maplesoft, and PBS Works™ to provide attendees with an overview of the broad array of Altair computer-aided engineering (CAE) solutions and services available.

Day One: ATCx Machinery at Changwon


Experts from manufacturing, research and development attended this session to hear presentations made by professors, researchers, and professionals from Daegu University, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, and Jon Quigley of Altair, who spoke about multiphysics simulation.

Day Two: ATCx Ship & Offshore Plants & Heavy Industry at Ulsan


On day two, presentations focused on the marine industry, including shipbuilding and the manufacture of heavy industry machinery and construction equipment.  Speakers included Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Senior Researcher Dae-Su Kim, Nippon’s Kaiji Kyokai, and Altair professionals Molly Heskitt, Marlow Springer, and Madelé van der Merwe.

Day Three: ATCx Aero & Defense at Daejeon


Altair, the Defense Research Institute, Korean Air, and more shared their knowledge and expertise in the fields of aerospace and defense.

Day Four: ATCx Automotive & Academia at Seoul


Altair Executive Vice President Nelson Dias presented the company’s future vision to a large group of students and researchers. The conference series closed with experts from Hyundai and other industry leaders, with a focus on university students to reflect the importance Altair places on engineering research and education around the world. Sony Music Entertainment Korea introduced its first female duo for a special performance to conclude the conference on a high note.


Thank you to all the attendees, sponsors, and presenters that made this year’s Korea ATCx such a great success. We hope it was an unforgettable experience for all of you, and we look forward to seeing you next year!

Dong-Ho Han
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Dong-Ho is currently a Senior Manager at Altair Korea. He has worked in the Public Relations and Business Strategy field for 15 years, and previously worked at SKbroadband and Coway. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Korean Language and Literature from Hongik University, and Master's Degree in IT-Media & Strategies from Yonsei University.