HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph® Process, Power & Marine (PP&M), part of Hexagon and the world's leading global provider of enterprise engineering software will hold its annual United States User Conference, IUSA 2016, in Sugar Land (Houston), Texas, on Wednesday, September 21.
IUSA 2016 continues the successful theme of "Learn. Grow. Connect." and will provide owner operators, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies and fabricators with the opportunity to attend educational sessions, learn about new technological innovations and hear best practices from leading engineering and design companies.
Featured sessions during IUSA 2016 include:
- Keynote presentations from Intergraph executives will highlight how PP&M is investing for the future in the new energy environment. Ashish Shah, project director for Fluor, will discuss EPC project execution along with Michael Van Swol, vice president of delivery for Jacobs. Van Swol will discuss the technical and cultural changes within Jacobs necessary to create advantages and how it will aid in its core expertise in process plant projects.
IUSA also will feature keynotes from Executive Vice President for the Americas Region Don Brundage and Executive Vice President of Global Business Development Patrick Holcomb, who will discuss the Intergraph technology roadmap and how Intergraph solutions will continue to support clients by improving project execution and engineering efficiency to reduce operating costs.
- Hands-on product demonstrations and sessions with four tracks covering topics such as information management, engineering and design, procurement, fabrication and construction, and project controls, will be presented by Intergraph's PP&M and EcoSys product experts.
- The technology expo area will feature the latest in 3D visualization technologies, as well as augmented reality and virtual reality experiences including Microsoft® HoloLens to experience your virtual plant. The expo will allow attendees to interact with 360-degree virtual views from Intergraph SmartPlant® Review.
"We are excited to have our local users attend this conference," said Brundage. "We value our user community and are delighted they are able to gather to see top-notch products, hear outstanding keynote presentations, participate in user breakout sessions and network with industry colleagues. In these challenging times it is important to have our users leverage our technology to save time and money on their projects. Never has automation played a more important role."
IUSA 2016 is hosted by Intergraph Process, Power & Marine, which has more than 30 years' experience in providing local expertise and services to support engineering, procurement and construction companies as well as owner operators executing projects and operating facilities globally while delivering enhanced safety, quality, interoperability and productivity. More than two-thirds of the plants built worldwide are designed using Intergraph software.
For more information on the conference, visit http://intergraphusersconference.com/IUSA/.
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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