SEOUL, Korea, September 05, 2017
Hexagon PPM (formerly known as Intergraph Process, Power & Marine), a leading provider of enterprise engineering design software and project control solutions and part of Hexagon, hosts the annual HxGN LOCAL PPM User Conference Korea 2017 at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul today. This one-day event brings together hundreds of professionals from Korea’s energy and infrastructure industries to exchange ideas and explore the latest solutions that are shaping smart change.
The day is divided into two sessions – keynote presentations in the morning, which will explore hot topics such as the role of data and cloud technologies in shaping the future of the industry – followed by technical/industry breakout sessions after lunch.
Mattias Stenberg, president of Hexagon PPM, will open today’s conference with his keynote presentation, “Shaping Smart Change: Assets. Access. Information.” This exciting session explores the sweeping digital transformation currently taking place. He will be followed by Franz Kufner, Hexagon PPM’s executive vice president Asia-Pacific, with his presentation, “A New Era,” which will examine some of the innovative technologies that are emerging as part of this changing digital landscape.
“The No. 1 question our customers have been asking over the past 12 months is how emerging technologies like extended reality, the Internet of Things and big data will change our industry,” Kufner said. “Hexagon PPM is well-placed to help develop the roadmap to guide customers through this exciting time of immense change, which will have far-reaching impact and benefits for industrial facilities and city infrastructure.”
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Hexagon PPM 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 & Infrastructure Global Market Research Study Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2020.”