PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 2, 2007--Ansoft Corporation (NASDAQ:ANST) announces "First-Pass System Success," application workshops for high-performance design, to take place from Sept. 12 through Nov. 15 throughout Asia, North America and Europe. During these events, leading technology companies and Ansoft's technical staff will collaborate to discuss the latest simulation techniques and design methodologies to help engineers achieve first-pass system success when designing high-performance electronic systems. Topics include: -- IC design and verification -- Signal- and power-integrity simulation -- RF, microwave and antenna design -- Advanced packaging and PCB design -- Electromechanical and power systems design -- Medical electronics -- EMI/EMC Call for Papers: Interested parties may submit a 100-word abstract for presentation by Aug. 31 via an online form (www.ansoft.com/firstpass/abstract.cfm) or email (email@example.com). For a list of suggested paper topics and other information, please visit www.ansoft.com/firstpass/papers.cfm. For the latest information on "First-Pass System Success," including specific dates and locations in your area, please visit www.ansoft.com/firstpass.