AltiumLive 2018: Annual PCB Design Summit
NORTH AMERICA

San Diego

Loews Coronado Bay Resort
October 3-5 2018


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Why Attend?

Learn, connect, and get inspired at this 3-day event featuring live workshops, professional development courses, and exciting industry keynotes to help you achieve success through every stage of the PCB design process, from concept to finished product.

Learn

  • Learn how to master your design tools with in-depth professional development courses.
  • Gather tips & tricks from designers at top technology companies.
  • Find out how other engineers are overcoming common PCB design challenges.

Get Inspired

  • Gain insight into EDA trends with exciting keynotes from industry icons.
  • Be the first to get hands-on experience with the latest technologies Altium has to offer.
  • Discover new solutions from our partners in the technology expo.

Connect

  • Network and learn from industry peers from all over the world.
  • Interact with the Altium R&D team to find answers to your questions.
  • Compete with other engineers in a friendly design challenge while supporting a great cause.

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Agenda

October 3 (Optional day)

Educational Add-on

Option 1

University Day Courses Expand your knowledge and ability to exploit the full potential of Altium Designer by attending our University Day during the week of AltiumLive 2018. This event will be the perfect complement to the standard tracks offered at AltiumLive for those who want to immerse themselves in best practices and practical methodology specific to the industry’s most adopted PCB design tool. Learn from Altium direct applications and training personnel whose passion for the art of PCB design is only rivaled by their passion for Altium Designer itself. Each session will highlight a specific industry topic to strengthen your design skills and broaden your understanding of key Altium Designer functionality.
12 Training Courses with 3 Tracks:

  • Tool Fundamentals
  • Routing Skills
  • Advanced Features
  • Networking 
  • Cocktail Reception Book Signing with Happy Holden Printed Circuits Handbook, Seventh Edition
Option 2

High-Speed Design Day Course With Lee Ritchey: Curious to learn about the inner workings of high-speed differential pair signal paths? By attending our one-day course at AltiumLive, How to Design Very High Speed Differential Pairs, you’ll get an intimate look at the technical aspects of managing differential pair signal paths. Learn how to successfully maintain signal integrity in high-speed designs from industry expert Lee Ritchey.

  • Differential pair signal paths
  • Signal integrity
  • Technical aspects of managing
  • Documentation and much more!
  • Networking 
October 4

AltiumLive Summit

  • Altium Keynote & Product Reveal
  • Keynotes from Industry Icons
  • 5 Altium User Presentations
  • 3 Professional Development Courses
  • Networking & Expo
  • Cocktail Reception Dinner
October 5

AltiumLive Summit

  • Industry Keynote
  • Product Demonstrations
  • 6 Altium User Presentations
  • 3 Professional Development Courses
  • Networking & Expo

Meet our Keynote Speakers

Ticket Options

Save an additional 10%
with Early Bird Pricing until July 31st. Promo Code: EarlyBirdWeb

Standard Access Day OptionsUniversity Day OptionsHigh Speed Design Day Options
Pass
Standard Access
Plus
Standard + Hotel
Plus
Standard + University Day
Premium
Standard + University Day + Hotel
Plus
Standard + High-Speed Design Day
Premium
Standard + High-Speed Design Day + Hotel
Value Price$1595 $500$2374 $1000$3750 $800$4872 $1550$3750 $800$4872 $1550
Main Summit AccessLearn, connect, and get inspired in this 2-day event featuring live workshops, professional development courses, and exciting industry keynotes to help you achieve success through every stage of the PCB design process, from concept to finished product.
Industry Keynote SessionsGain insight into EDA trends with exciting keynotes from industry icons and design experts.
User Technical SessionsGrow your design expertise by seeing how other Altium users overcome design challenges.
University Course Sessions
Only 100 Seats Available
Add an additional training day and exploit the full potential of Altium Designer through 12 University Day Courses. Altium Applications Engineers will highlight specific industry topics in each session to strengthen your design skills and broaden your understanding of key Altium Designer functionality.
High-Speed Design with Lee Ritchey
Only 60 Seats Available
Add an additional 1 day High Speed Design course, How to Design Very High Speed Differential Pairs with Lee Ritchey, and get an intimate look at the technical aspects of managing differential pair signal paths. You’ll learn how to successfully maintain signal integrity in high-speed designs from an industry expert Lee Ritchey.
Robot Build ChallengeBuild a robot with other engineers and designers in a fun and exciting robot challenge competition. Guaranteed to be a good time.
Event MealsEnjoy delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the event and dine with other engineers, designers and event guest speakers.
Venue ParkingDay and overnight parking is included with your event pass.
Hotel Room BookingReceive a hotel room booking at the world class Loews Coronado Bay Resort, as an AltiumLive guest for the length of your event.
Book Signing with Happy Holden
Printed Circuits Handbook, Seventh Edition
Join us for Happy Hour with Happy Holden and receive the world's leading guide to printed circuits — completely updated to include the latest tools, technology, and techniques. Network with AltiumLive Speakers and other engineering professionals and get your book signed by Happy Holden, too!

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Frequently asked questions

Where do I enter my promo code?

The promo code can be added to the bottom of your registration form after you select your ticket type.

Can I purchase a ticket only for the Educational Day?

No, unfortunately the educational day is an add-on day that must be purchased with the Summit Pass.

Is my ticket refundable?

No, your ticket is not refundable but can be upgraded to another package.

Can I upgrade my ticket to a Plus or Premium ticket?

Yes as long as supplies last. You can upgrade your ticket through the “Manage Registration” link on your confirmation email after registration. If you can’t find your personal link, please request a new link here.

I purchased a ticket that included a hotel booking. When will I receive my hotel confirmation?

You will receive hotel confirmation directly from the hotel within 72 hours of purchase.

Is the High-Speed Design Day Course included in the University Day Courses?

No, the High-Speed Design Day Course is a separate ticket and is not part of the University Day Courses.

Can I attend any of the University Day Courses?

Yes, as long as you have a University Day Course Ticket, you can join any of the University Day Courses.

How do I select my courses or sessions?

When course registration is available, you will receive an email with a link to pre-register for your courses or sessions. Pre-registration will get you first available seating to the session or course.

Can I add more room nights to my hotel stay?

Yes, you can add more room nights to your hotel stay by contacting the hotel directly. To book your room for AltiumLive 2018 call 1-800-235-6397 and mention our group name: Altium, Inc. Hotel discount rates are only valid until Sept. 11, 2018, based on room availability.

Will I get a copy of the presentations or recordings?

Yes, presentations and recordings will be available after the summit. You will be notified after the summit with an email when they are available.


Have additional questions?

Please contact us at summit@altium.com and we are happy to help.

Travel & Accommodation

The event will take place at the award-winning Loews Coronado Bay Resort. This beautiful waterfront resort is located near all of San Diego's main attractions and available now for a special discounted rate for all event attendees.

Book your room online or call 1-800-235-6397 and mention our group name: Altium, Inc.​

Hotel discount rates are only valid until Sept. 11, 2018, based on room availability


How To Get To The AltiumLive 2018

Please plan to fly into San Diego International Airport (SAN). We recommend the Super Shuttle which can be accessed outside of baggage claim near the “Ground Transportation” area. A shuttle is available from the airport for the cost of $16.00/person one-way. For more information, please contact Super Shuttle directly at 619-591-0303.

Alternatively, taxis are available outside of baggage claim for $35-40 one-way. This may be an economical option if you are sharing transportation with another traveler. Total ride time is approximately 20 minutes.

Merge onto CA-75 S via Exit 14A toward Coronado. Turn left onto Orange Ave/CA-75. Continue to follow CA-75. Turn left onto Coronado Bay Rd. Turn left to stay on Coronado Bay Rd. Arrive at Loews Coronado Bay Resort, 4000 Coronado Bay Road, Coronado, CA.

Hotel parking is included in your ticket price