Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Accelerating the journey towards business optimisation!

Invensys Operations Management will host its annual series of international user and industry events. OpsManage’11, (#Opsmanage) a multi-discipline networking and educational experience, offers manufacturing executives, engineers, operators, IT professionals, maintenance workers and solutions providers an in-depth understanding of how to use their production systems to empower people and accelerate the journey towards business optimisation. The company’s open InFusion Enterprise Control System is to be in the spotlight, including the key automation, operations management, workflow and collaboration components that fully embrace a customer’s existing investments and together deliver the platform for that journey.

• Last year Read-out attended and our report Innovation is everywhere! was filed in November 2010.

The events kick off in Europe at the CNIT La Défense Conference Center in Paris, France November 3-4, followed closely by the event in North America, to be held November 8 to 10 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Additional OpsManage’11 conferences will be held November 14 to 16 in Queensland, Australia; November 15 in Tokyo; November 20 and 21 in the United Arab Emirates; November 24 in Seoul, South Korea; December 9 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan; and December 14 in Mumbai, India.

The OpsManage’11 event in Paris will include panel sessions, presentations and EXPO demonstrations covering topics such as asset management and effectiveness; mobile solutions; safety practices; manufacturing intelligence; process automation; cyber security; collaboration and workflow; plant and enterprise application integration; and energy management. Invensys brand users groups, including Avantis® , Foxboro®, Triconex® and Wonderware® will be held as part of the events, and customer sessions will show Invensys Operations Management solutions in practice, focusing on specific application areas and vertical industries, including chemicals; food and beverage; hydrocarbon processing; pharmaceuticals; power;  upstream oil and gas; infrastructure and water and wastewater. More than 80 different sessions will cover virtually every aspect of enterprise control, from industry and business solutions; to instrumentation, automation and safety; to connecting operations and maintenance with ERP strategy.

“OpsManage’11 is an opportunity for Invensys employees, clients and partners to share, learn and accelerate their journey towards business optimization. Given the current global state of business, there is heightened awareness about the importance of manufacturing to all economies, and OpsManage is a great opportunity to see how technology from Invensys Operations Management can help,”
said Mark Davidson, vice president, global promotional marketing and communications, Invensys Operations Management. “OpsManage’10 drew more than 4,000 attendees and received a 97 percent approval rating. This year, attendees will be able to collaborate with Invensys and other industry experts in interactive sessions designed to help them balance the need for operational excellence across four critical areas: Control, Asset, Environment & Safety and, most importantly, People. Not only will they learn how to capitalize on new economic opportunities that help differentiate themselves in the market, they’ll see innovative new technology that links, informs and accelerates real-time business decisions, making the most of their most valuable and strategic asset—their people—to optimize their business performance.” 

The OpsManage’11 EXPO in Paris will offer hands-on demonstrations of Invensys Operations Management and partner solutions, including offerings from the company’s industry-leading Avantis, Eurotherm®, Foxboro, Eckardt, SimSci-Esscor®,  Triconex® and Wonderware brands, all components of the InFusion Enterprise Control System. A variety of Invensys ecosystem partners will present methodologies, solutions and expertise for optimizing business performance, and the latest open technologies and collaborative business models will be explored. As global sponsor, Microsoft will be on hand to discuss the results of co-innovation between Invensys, Invensys partners and Invensys customers using their latest technology capabilities.

Keynote speakers in Paris will include Senior Customer Executives and Sudipta Bhattacharya, the company’s president and chief executive officer.

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