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Intergraph announces Australian leg of global engineering conference


World-leading provider of engineering software, Intergraph has announced the dates for the Australian leg of its global conference series.

Intergraph’s PP&M Global 2014 User Conferences series will visit Brisbane on 26 August and Perth on 28 August.

Built on the theme of ‘Learn, Grow, Connect’, Intergraph PP&M Australia 2014 provides those working on mining and energy projects with a genuine opportunity to connect with the industry’s experts, learn about the latest engineering developments and leverage best practices from other companies.

Highlights of the Intergraph PP&M 2014 conference program include a keynote presentation by experts from Leica and Accenture, who will discuss digitising a large brownfield plant. Intergraph Executive Vice President of PP&M Asia-Pacific, Franz Kufner will present an outlook for energy in the region, discussing the drivers and emerging trends, as well as customer success stories.

Harnessing the power of smart engineering to secure an advantage in the global market, and the future of enterprise information management will be the topics of discussion in the presentations by Intergraph technical specialists.

Observing that the Australian mining and energy industries are going through a critical time, Kufner said Intergraph’s Australian conferences will provide the opportunity to discuss emerging trends such as the application of cloud technologies and brownfield modernisation. He added that Australia remains a key market for Intergraph in Asia-Pacific.

More than 2,000 delegates from Asia-Pacific are expected to attend the conference series, which has already visited Japan, Thailand and China. After Australia, the series will continue to South Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia, before heading to destinations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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