At OPTIMIZE 2019, we’re looking forward to an in-depth dialog on how companies are tackling digital transformation. Our customers are accelerating their effort. They know they need to be more agile due to market dynamics, global competition and the call for more sustainable business practices.
Real-world examples from our customers are one the most compelling parts of our user conference. If your organization has realized strong returns from your digital investment, you’re a great candidate to speak at OPTIMIZE 2019 in Houston, TX in May. If you’re just starting your digital journey, don’t worry. There will be plenty of conference sessions designed to help you build a solid base for growth.
Advanced technologies — from advanced process control to the cloud to edge computing – can drive great value, but not everyone knows where to start. Our customers consistently come to OPTIMIZE to explore new ways to succeed in complex, industrial environments. As process industries look to capitalize on the convergence of technology, including machine learning, IIoT and advanced analytics, OPTIMIZE 2019 is an essential opportunity to learn and share best practices and emerging trends.
We’re looking for customers who have used AspenTech solutions to drive innovation, increase production, improve safety or realize other key benefits to share what they’ve learned. Your story could provide inspiration – or even a road map – for others to move to a new best practice.
The Benefits of Speaking at OPTIMIZE 2019
Speaking at OPTIMIZE 2019 is a great way to establish yourself and your organization as innovators. You’ll have the chance to showcase your accomplishments in front of nearly 1,000 attendees from all over the globe. Participants include engineers and operational leaders from top engineering and construction companies, refiners and producers of chemicals, energy, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, polymers and more.
The event theme is Digital Acceleration, giving our customers a forum for fast tracking their digital transformation journeys. Today, industry leaders are realizing tens of millions of dollars in savings and margin improvements annually by increasing throughput, boosting yields, ensuring high quality and reducing energy consumption by optimizing critical assets. OPTIMIZE 2019 will provide opportunities to explore best practices in the following areas:
- maintenance and reliability
- production planning and scheduling
- production execution
- concurrent engineering
- leveraging advanced models for design and process improvement
- capital cost estimation
- health, safety and environmental improvements
How to Submit a Paper
To propose a paper for presentation at OPTIMIZE 2019, you just need a title and brief description outlining your target audience, main points and key takeaways. The submission deadline is 31 January 2019 – after that, our review team will select the best proposals. If we select your proposal and you’re invited to speak at OPTIMIZE 2019, AspenTech will waive your conference registration fee.
Whether you’re at the forefront of digital transformation or just beginning, OPTIMIZE 2019 offers crucial opportunities to learn from and share insight with a range of experts. We hope to see you in Houston.