Cambridge, UK - AVEVA announced the AVEVA World Summit 2012 will be held on October 10 - 12 at the Marriott Rive Gauche Conference Center in Paris. For the first time, the Summit will be held as a single global event, attracting customers from around the world and across the process plant, power and marine industries. The theme for this year’s Summit is ‘Defining the Future’.

“The Summit agenda is designed specifically to provide senior management and decision makers within our customer community with an update on AVEVA’s strategic direction”, said Steve Tongish, vice president - Marketing, AVEVA. “We will also be presenting some really exciting major new product announcements, and providing insights into improving project and operational efficiencies. Our customers are at the heart of the Summit, making this an extremely popular event. We’re very pleased to have industry-leading companies share their project and business experience in such an open and collaborative forum.”

“Our strong theme ‘Defining the Future’, will be a great opportunity for delegates to learn from each other, and for AVEVA to share its vision and listen to the needs of our customers”, added Richard Longdon, chief executive officer, AVEVA. “In addition to an excellent conference agenda, AVEVA is celebrating our 45 year anniversary this year, which we will mark with a special reception. The AVEVA World Summit Paris is an important event in the 2012 calendar for the AVEVA World Community, and through sharing and collaboration, we will work together with our customers to define our common future.”

Past customer presentations have included Statoil, Technip, AMEC, Petrobras, Promon, SETAL, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and many more.

Registration and Call for Presentations is now open on the AVEVA World Summit website at www.avevaworld.com.