HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HxGN Local CADWorx and Analysis University (CAU) Houston 2016 gets underway today and continues through Tuesday at the Sugar Land Marriott Hotel Town Square. The user conference offers users and partners the opportunity to share and learn more about Intergraph® CADWorx® & Analysis Solutions. HxGN Local CAU Houston offers two full days of advanced plant design and engineering learning experiences. The CADWorx Plant Design Suite and CAESAR II®, GT STRUDL® and PV Elite® engineering analysis solutions are being covered through a series of informative lectures and hands-on labs.
CAU is an extension of the HxGN LIVE international conferences sponsored by Hexagon. The event includes over 50 sessions organized into multiple tracks covering a variety of discipline-specific topics plus multiple networking and constructive social activities, and is expected to attract more than 200 global attendees.
The conference kicks off with the keynote session led by Rick Allen, president of Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions.
"HxGN Local CAU Houston 2016 gives the unique opportunity to show our valued customers how Intergraph's industry-leading solutions can help them increase safety, quality and productivity," said Allen. "The presentations at the conference validate that Intergraph is the leading provider of plant design and analysis software worldwide."
The event features technical experts from Intergraph as well as attending companies, including Applied Flow Technology, CodeCAD, Dynaflow Research Group, ECE Design, Engineering Technology Inc., Gas Liquids Engineering, ImageGrafix Software FZCO, JGC Corp., Paulin Research Group, PipingDesignOnline.com, Plant Design Solutions, Southern Nuclear Operating Company, SSE Software & Consulting Services, Stantec, Universal Pegasus International, Vepica and Wood Group Mustang.
A half-day product symposium has also been added on September 21 to encourage interaction between product development team members and users on future development productivity enhancements.
The conference features 11 sponsors offering complementary services and products. Attendees can take advantage of special sponsor sessions to learn more about the benefits provided by these companies.
Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions' offerings allow design and engineering to share relevant information seamlessly, thereby maintaining accuracy and improving efficiency. These include CADWorx Plant Design Suite, for AutoCAD®-based intelligent plant design modeling, process schematics and automatic production of plant design deliverables; CAESAR II, the world's most widely used pipe stress analysis software; PV Elite, for vessel and exchanger design and analysis; TANK™, for the design and analysis of oil storage tanks; GT STRUDL, one of the most trusted, adaptable and fully-integrated structural analysis solutions in the world; and Visual Vessel Design, a comprehensive pressure vessel, shell and tube exchanger, and boiler design and analysis solution.
For more information on Intergraph CADWorx, visit ppm.intergraph.com/products/3d-product-family/cadworx.
For more information on Intergraph analysis solutions, visit ppm.intergraph.com/analysis.
Intergraph Technical User Forum (TUF) LinkedIn groups provide an online discussion forum for year-round networking between users. To learn more about Intergraph solutions and network with other Intergraph users, visit ppm.intergraph.com/technical-user-forums.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering solutions for plant design (process, power and marine), according to its "Engineering Design Tools for Plants and Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2019."
About Intergraph Process, Power & Marine
Soon to be known as Hexagon Process, Power & Marine, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine is the leading global provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities.
Process, Power & Marine is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.
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