Visit Altair's booth (#2231) at this year's SC'14 in New Orleans, LA  to see live product demos, attend talks and hands-on tutorials, pick up free giveaways, participate in our Booth Tour, and more. Follow Altair on Twitter @PBSWorks for up to date information and reminders.


  • Free coffee and beignets
  • Sneak peek at PBS Professional 13.0
  • Free hands-on tutorials and live product demos
  • ‘Technology Talks' on key product features, partner integrations and more
  • Booth tour with prizes for all participants 
  • Free giveaways and daily drawings

Knowledge Center in the Altair Booth

Altair will be hosting a Knowledge Center with live demos, talks and free hands-on tutorials – click here for a detailed schedule.

  • Live product demos (15-20 minutes)
    • PBS Works Suite 
    • PBS Analytics
    • Compute Manager & Display Manager
  • Technology talks (20-30 minutes)
    • User Talk: PING Golf and Display Manager
    • User Talk: NSCEE/UNLV and PBS Professional
    • PBS Professional 13.0 Sneak Peek
    • PBS Plugins Framework
    • Power Management with PBS Professional
    • How PBS Placement Sets Work
    • PBS Professional for Cray Environments
    • Cluster Management with PBS Professional
  • Hands-on tutorials (30-40 minutes)
    • PBS Professional
    • PBS Analytics
    • Compute Manager & Display Manager


PBS Partner Activities

Altair technology will be featured in the following partner booths (please check this page regularly for updates and additions):

  • AMD (booth #839): Don't miss our talk on "Raising the Bar on HPC Innovation with PBS Works" in AMD's booth at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18
  • Bull (booth #3331): Visit Bull's booth to learn more about a major joint project around crash simulation
  • HP (booth #1715):
    • Visit our demo in the Insight CMU kiosk
    • Don't miss our talk on "An Evaluation of HP Moonshot M710 for Altair HyperWorks Solvers RADIOSS & OptiStruct" in HP's booth 11:30-11:45 a.m. on Thurday, Nov. 20
  • Intel (booth #1315):
    • Altair’s HPC application expert will participate in a developer’s session (invitation only) on Sunday, Nov. 16th at 2:45-3:45 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel, Acadia Ballroom
    • Altair customer PING will present on their use of Display Manager in design simulation management in Intel’s booth 11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18
    • Altair customer UNLV will present on “Leveraging HPC for Alzheimer’s Research and Beyond in Intel’s booth 1:30-1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19
    • Altair's HPC application expert will also participate in the "Xeon Phi Users Group" Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m.
  • SGI (booth #915): Find out about an important SGI/Altair collaboration –  details to be revealed at SC!
  • SUSE (booth #3943): Don't miss our talk "The Engine for HPC Innovation" in the SUSE booth -- Tuesday, Nov. 18th at 5:00 p.m.

We are making weekly updates to our plans – please visit this page regularly!

Can’t wait to see you at SC14!

Attend and Win

Attend an Altair Knowledge Center demo, talk or tutorial – and enter our daily drawings to win one of these great prizes (because Fun Matters too!):


Free Hands-On Tutorials

Altair product experts will be onsite to lead 40-minute tutorials on all products. Don't miss this unique opportunity to get hands-on training free from the experts at PBS Works.

Sign up now – wait list and standing room only.

Click here to find out more or reserve a seat.


SC14 Spotlight: PBS Professional 13.0

At SC14, Altair will be showcasing for the first time the upcoming PBS Professional 13.0 release -- with million-core scalability, expanded flexibility and usability, enhanced scheduling and much more.


Must-See Altair Presentations

  • Wed. Nov 19 at 12:15pm-1:15pm: Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) co-hosted with NASA on "HPC Job Scheduling Challenges and Successes from the PBS Community"
  • Wed. Nov 19 at 2:30pm-3pm in Room 292: Talk on “HPC Workload Management: On the Road to Exascale”
  • Wed. Nov. 19 at 5:30pm: Altair's HPC application expert will participate in Intel’s "Xeon Phi Users Group" BOF
  • Don’t miss our talks and demos in the Intel, AMD, HP and SUSE booths – see below for details
  • Visit our Technology Theater in Altair booth #2231 for more talks, demos and tutorials


SC14 Show Floor Tour and Steps Contest

Get rewarded for all your walking at SC in New Orleans! Stop by the booth to play a fun and easy game to learn more about Altair and our partners. The first 100 participants get a free pedometer to track your steps all week – top # of steps wins a GoPro HERO camera.

How it works:

  1. Answer seven questions about Altair and our partners
  2. Check your answers at Altair booth #2231
  3. Get your free pedometer to start tracking steps
  4. Turn in your total steps by 12 noon on Thursday -- Biggest Stepper will be announced at 2pm Thursday

Stop by Monday night to get started early -- the sooner you start tracking steps, the more you’ll have by Thursday!


Proud sponsor of the 20th annual Beowulf Bash, Monday Nov. 17 9pm-midnight


Click here for details