Aug 23, 2011

Intergraph® 2011 Australia Commences - Engineering experts convene at industry-leading user conference

Intergraph®, the leading global provider of engineering software, has opened Intergraph 2011 Australia today in Adelaide, Australia, bringing together the country’s top businesses and organisations for a day of informative sessions and networking among industry leaders.

Intergraph 2011 Australia will be held August 22 at Hilton Hotel in Adelaide, August 24 at Rydges Hotel in Perth, and August 26 at Hilton Hotel in Brisbane. The industry-leading user conferences will feature keynote sessions by Intergraph global and regional management, and process, power and marine industry representatives from major organisations, including a keynote address from Woodside Energy Limited on realizing integrated engineering to support integrated operations. Intergraph 2011 Australia will give our engineering customers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest industry developments, and leverage best practices from other companies.

Thomas J. Doran, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine executive vice president in Asia-Pacific, said, “With the current resources boom in Australia, which is forecasted to grow for the next three decades, it is an important market for Intergraph to be in. We are pleased to support our Australian customers in the process, power and marine industries, and Intergraph 2011 Australia gives them a platform to learn about the latest business solutions to meet any challenges, while enhancing their global competitiveness and driving continued business growth in a thriving economy.”

“Intergraph’s industry-leading SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprise engineering solutions can enhance safety, improve quality, boost productivity, reduce timelines and ensure data accuracy across the facility lifecycle,” said Mr. Doran. “Our customers have always been Intergraph’s key focus, and Intergraph 2011 Australia will inspire new levels of innovation in engineering technology to address their needs in an increasingly competitive business environment. We look forward to welcoming our customers and other industry leaders from around Australia at these conferences, and to deliver a valuable educational experience for continued leadership and success in the years to come.”

SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprises offer a powerful portfolio of industry-leading, best-in-class design and data management solutions, enabling companies in the process, power, offshore and marine industries to capture integrated engineering knowledge at the enterprise level for the competitive advantage needed in today’s and tomorrow’s market. The integrated suites of SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise solutions enable proven productivity gains, improving engineering efficiency and design productivity by up to 30 percent. Intergraph solutions are endorsed and used by the world’s industry leaders.

The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph the No. 1 overall engineering design 3D software and process engineering tools (PET) provider worldwide according to its PET Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast through 2013.