Intergraph®, the leading global provider of engineering software for the process, power and marine industries, has successfully concluded its series of Intergraph 2011 user conferences in Asia-Pacific with eight events held in six countries. Approximately 2,000 delegates attended, marking the highest-ever attendance for these annual user conferences in the region.

The Intergraph 2011 Asia-Pacific user conferences were held in July and August this year in eight cities: Pattaya, Thailand; Jakarta, Indonesia; Yokohama, Japan; Qingdao, China; Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane in Australia; and Seoul, Korea. The industry-leading conferences featured Intergraph’s next-generation SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprise portfolios, Intergraph CADWorx® and Analysis Solutions and Leica Geosystems’ Smart Scanning solutions, offering attendees unprecedented scope and value.

Employing the theme ‘Building a Smarter World’, these conferences demonstrated Intergraph technology that empowers organisations to build a smarter world through industry-specific technologies that make processes and infrastructures better, safer and smarter.

Intergraph global and regional management delivered insightful keynote presentations on industry trends and latest innovations, while key customers from around the Asia-Pacific region shared compelling testimonials for delegates to leverage industry best practices.

Intergraph’s SmartPlant 3D and SmartMarine 3D (collectively known as Smart 3D) solutions – the world’s most advanced 3D engineering design solutions – continue to make waves in the industry, drawing keen interest from delegates eager to learn more about Smart 3D technology and leverage it for enhanced safety, improved quality and increased productivity of their plants and offshore facilities.

“This year’s record attendance numbers are a testament to Intergraph’s unwavering commitment to our customers, in providing the latest technology innovations and supporting their business for continued success,” said Thomas J. Doran, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine executive vice president in Asia-Pacific.

“Our successful user conferences validate Intergraph’s leadership position in the process, power and marine industries, and we are pleased to see our customers embrace and use our solutions to build a smarter world. We look forward to working closely with our customers as their trusted engineering technology partner, and welcoming them back at next year’s conferences.”

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%. Intergraph solutions are endorsed and used by the world’s industry leaders.

The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph the number one overall engineering design 3D software and process engineering tools (PET) provider worldwide according to its PET Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast through 2013.