SOURCE: Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.

Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.

April 25, 2011 15:30 ET

Altair Nanotechnologies Announces May 2011 Investor Event Schedule

RENO, NV--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 2011) - Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (Altairnano) (NASDAQ: ALTI) today announced its participation at the MDB Capital Group Second Annual Bright Lights Conference to be held May 10th - 11th in New York and the Ninth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference to be held May 9th - 11th in San Francisco.

Annual MDB Capital GroupBright Lights Conference

C. Robert Pedraza, Altairnano's vice president corporate strategy will present at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel. The Bright Lights conference will showcase 40 of the most innovative public companies ranked in the 90th percentile for technology leadership as rated by PatentVest, MDB's proprietary IP business intelligence database. Altair Nanotechnologies was selected from more than 1,500 small cap companies that were scored, ranked and analyzed based on their rate of innovative change as well as the technological strength and breadth of their patents relative to their peer groups. A webcast of the presentation including audio and presentation slides will be accessible at http://wsw.com/webcast/mdb2/alti/.

Tenth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference

Terry Copeland, PhD, Altairnano's president and chief executive officer will present at 12:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Monday, May 9, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton. The conference will showcase more than 250 small-cap and mid-cap public companies in a variety of industries. This conference provides a forum for growth companies to communicate with institutional investors in a setting that promotes meaningful disclosure and sharing of perspectives. A webcast of the presentation including audio and presentation slides will be accessible at http://wsw.com/webcast/jmp13/alti/.

A replay of the webcast for both events will be archived and available for viewing on the company's website at www.altairnano.com.

About Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.

Headquartered in Reno, Nevada with manufacturing in Anderson, Indiana, Altairnano is a leading provider of energy storage systems for clean, efficient power and energy management. Altairnano's Lithium-Titanate based battery systems are among the highest performing and most scalable, with applications that include complete energy storage systems for use in providing frequency regulation and renewables integration for the electric grid, and battery modules and cells for transportation and industrial applications. For more information please visit Altairnano at www.altairnano.com.

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