24 August, 2020

AVEVA to host Second Global Customer Event in ‘AVEVA World Digital’ Series to Explore Agile Technology Solutions That Connect Workers and Boost Collaboration in times of Uncertainty


Leaders from Microsoft, Danone, Shell, Wood Group, Nestle and Henkel to discuss how they are

Successfully Utilizing Cloud and Digital Twin Technologies to Deliver Positive Business Outcomes

Dubai, UAE, 24 August, 2020 – AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, today

announced the speakers for its second AVEVA World Digital virtual customer event, taking place on the

25 th - 26 th August, 2020. The event is aimed at all industrial professionals including CXOs, department

heads, directors and managers interested in innovative technology solutions for building organizational

resilience and laying the foundation for digital transformation.

Themed ‘Agile Opportunities in Our Reconnecting World’ the upcoming digital event will once again

feature keynotes and break-out presentations this time delivered by AVEVA CEO Craig Hayman,

Ҫağlayan Arkan, Vice President, Manufacturing Industries, Microsoft, Darren Martin, Chief Technology

Officer, Wood Group, Dirk Holbach, SVP Laundry & Home Care, Henkel and Sebastien Even, Digital

Manufacturing Lead, Nestlé Beverage among others. Both days will culminate with interactive panel

sessions featuring an impressive line-up of AVEVA and Industrial Industry experts. Day one’s panel will

be focused around taking the digital twin from engineering to operations whilst day two’s panel will

discuss engaging the connected workforce of the future. The AVEVA World Digital Expo featuring on-

demand product demos also makes a welcome return.

“The inaugural AVEVA World Digital in June 2020 demonstrated the great appetite that global leaders

and key decision makers, in the industrial sector, now have for virtual events, in our new operating

environment. Leaders are increasingly realizing the benefits of being able to participate from the

comfort of their desks and experience the latest technology innovations delivered straight to their

device of choice,” commented Lisa Johnston CMO at AVEVA.

“As we observe the new working practices teams are exploring, there are many lessons to be shared, as

businesses of all sizes leverage enabling technologies like digital twin, Cloud and artificial intelligence to

accelerate their path to Industry 4.0. Selecting the best technology solutions helps differentiate thriving

organizations from those barely surviving in our reconnecting world. AWD offers the opportunity to

review and explore some of the most innovative solutions, and that’s why we’re delighted to welcome

more than 4000 delegates this August,” Johnston concluded.

Register for AVEVA World Digital today at: https://sw.aveva.com/aveva-world-digital