AVEVA has announced additional speaker, sponsor and agenda details for this year’s AVEVA World Summit. This global event is being held from 30 October – 1 November in Boston, Massachusetts, USA where author Dan Roam will stimulate delegates’ imagination in an engaging keynote session. Based on his bestselling book ‘The Back of the Napkin’, Dan will explore how visual thinking can be used to improve business communication. This will be followed by the launch of several exciting new AVEVA products, technology insights and previews by senior AVEVA managers, and presentations by AVEVA customers describing their achievements with technology in the process plant, power and marine industries.
Responding to positive delegate feedback following last year’s successful event, AVEVA has evolved the Summit format to include focused, highly relevant agendas for the specific interests of plant Owner Operators (OOs), engineering contractors (EPCs) and shipbuilders. These agendas will explore asset efficiency, project optimisation and integrated shipbuilding strategies with topics that include: Engineering & Design for Lean Construction, Integrated Project Execution, Laser Scanning for Efficient Operations and Revamp, Maximising Information Value, Streamlining Handover, and Vessel Lifecycle Management.
Customer speakers will present practical aspects of the key Summit topics, sharing their technology and business experience on a wide variety of projects and asset operations from around the world. This year’s event features customer speakers from ADMA OPCO, BHEL, DSME, EDC, KOSPO, Lengiproneftehim, MAN Diesel & Turbo, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, MILPO, Pacific Rubiales, Promon, Sembawang Shipyard, Siemens, Sinopec, SPK ERA Sdn Bhd , Sredne-Nevsky, Statoil, Suncor, Technip, and WorleyParsons.
Microsoft is a principal sponsor of the Summit and will showcase a wide range of Windows 8.1 tablets and touch-enabled devices for enterprise applications. AVEVA has been working in partnership with Microsoft to develop mobile applications that enhance the engineering and design process throughout the lifecycle of a project and the operation of an asset.