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Intergraph® 2011 Australia Commences
Aug 21, 2011 (07:08 PM EDT)


Engineering experts convene at industry-leading user conference

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph®, the leading global provider of engineering software, will open Intergraph 2011 Australiaon August 22 in Adelaide, Australia, bringing together the country's top businesses and organisations for a day of informative sessions and networking among industry leaders.

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Intergraph 2011 Australia will be held August 22 at Hilton Hotel in Adelaide, August 24 at Rydges Hotel in Perth, and August 26 at Hilton Hotel in Brisbane. The industry-leading user conferences will feature keynote sessions by Intergraph global and regional management, and process, power and marine industry representatives from major organisations, including a keynote address from Woodside Energy Limited on realising integrated engineering to support integrated operations. Intergraph 2011 Australia will give our engineering customers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest industry developments, and leverage best practices from other companies.

Thomas J. Doran, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine executive vice president in Asia-Pacific, said, "With the current resources boom in Australia, which is forecasted to grow for the next three decades, it is an important market for Intergraph to be in. We are pleased to support our Australian customers in the process, power and marine industries, and Intergraph 2011 Australia gives them a platform to learn about the latest business solutions to meet any challenges, while enhancing their global competitiveness and driving continued business growth in a thriving economy."

"Intergraph's industry-leading SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprise engineering solutions can enhance safety, improve quality, boost productivity, reduce timelines and ensure data accuracy across the facility lifecycle," said Mr. Doran. "Our customers have always been Intergraph's key focus, and Intergraph 2011 Australia will inspire new levels of innovation in engineering technology to address their needs in an increasingly competitive business environment. We look forward to welcoming our customers and other industry leaders from around Australia at these conferences, and to deliver a valuable educational experience for continued leadership and success in the years to come."

SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprises offer a powerful portfolio of industry-leading, best-in-class design and data management solutions, enabling companies in the process, power, offshore and marine industries to capture integrated engineering knowledge at the enterprise level for the competitive advantage needed in today's and tomorrow's market. The integrated suites of SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise solutions enable proven productivity gains, improving engineering efficiency and design productivity by up to 30 percent. Intergraph solutions are endorsed and used by the world's industry leaders.

The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph the No. 1 overall engineering design 3D software and process engineering tools (PET) provider worldwide according to its PET Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast through 2013.

About Intergraph

Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.

Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I).  Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is an independent subsidiary for SG&I's U.S. federal and classified business.

Intergraph is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexagon AB, (Nordic exchange: HEXA B) and (Swiss exchange: HEXN). For more information, visit www.intergraph.com and www.hexagon.se.

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