Broomfield, Colorado USA -- Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced the technical program and registration for the fifth annual Asia Pacific Water and Sewer Systems Modeling Conference. The premier event, widely considered to be the most comprehensive and significant water and wastewater infrastructure modeling, design and management technology conference of its kind, will be held August 21–22, 2012, at the Outrigger Surfers Paradise on Australia’s Gold Coast. Attendees may register at www.asiapacificwater.com.
Sponsored by major water utilities and associations in the region, this once-a-year learning opportunity will feature presentations from industry thought-leaders driving innovation in smart water network modeling throughout Asia, Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. The conference also incorporates an annual gathering of Innovyze software users and their managers who want to sharpen their skills, expand their knowledge, and share best practices with their peers. The ultimate goals are to design, operate, and manage better, more efficient systems; protect the environment; and safeguard public health.
In the forum afforded by the conference, water, wastewater, and stormwater professionals can explore new ways of using engineering GIS technology, advanced network modeling and simulation, and asset management applications. Participants will learn how they can leverage these tools to do their jobs better, faster, and more easily and efficiently; maximize their return on software investments; and make their organizations more globally competitive. In addition, they will earn valuable Chartered Professionals Continued Professional Development (CPD) hours.
The conference is supported by cooperating organizations American Academy of Water Resources Engineers, Australian Hydraulic Modelling Association, and New Zealand Water and Wastes Association; sponsors Pacific Water and Wastes Association, Institute of Water Modelling, Wide Bay Water Corporation, Melbourne Water, Manila Water, and Queensland Urban Utilities; and supporting sponsor Detection Services Pty. Ltd.
Keynote speakers for the event include Andrew Chapman, B. Eng, Manager, Emerging Issues, South East Water; Nick Brown, Stormwater Hydraulic Modelling Manager, Auckland City Council, New Zealand; and Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEM, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, F.ASCE, President and COO of Innovyze. To supplement the keynote presenters, technical program topics include:
The agenda will also feature hands-on software demonstrations, discussions of business implementation and management issues, innovative industry solutions presentations, key technology updates, and social and networking events.
Dr. Boulos will address the conference on the latest technologies in water, stormwater, and wastewater network modeling with a focus on analytics-centric asset management. “This exceptionally entertaining and educational event is always guaranteed to energize and inspire,” said Boulos. “The conference provides a lively forum for sharing best practices and exploring the state of the art in water/wastewater infrastructure engineering, design, and management solutions designed to help solve everyday challenges and problems. Attendees return to their organizations armed with invaluable knowledge to help them open new avenues for increasing productivity and performance, enhance project quality, maximize return on their software investments, gain a competitive edge on the future, advance their careers, and improve the quality of life in their communities. They’ll leave restored, energized, and better prepared to overcome obstacles and scale new heights. They’ll also play a significant a role in the future of Innovyze and our products by inspiring us and pushing us to build great products, a great company, and a great community.”
Innovyze is a leading global provider of wet infrastructure business analytics software solutions designed to meet the technological needs of water and wastewater utilities, government industries, and engineering organizations worldwide. Its clients include the majority of the largest UK, Australasian, East Asian and North American cities, foremost utilities on all five continents, and ENR top-rated design firms. With unparalleled expertise and offices in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the Innovyze connected portfolio of best-in-class product lines empowers thousands of engineers to competitively plan, manage, design, protect, operate and sustain highly efficient and reliable infrastructure systems, and provides an enduring platform for customer success. For more information, call Innovyze at +1 626-568-6868, or visit www.innovyze.com.