NACKA STRAND, Sweden — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 13, 2016 — Hexagon (STO: HEXAB), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, raises the curtain today on its annual HxGN LIVE event. Running 13-16 June in Anaheim, CA, this unique four-day international conference brings together thousands of industry professionals to exchange ideas and explore solutions that are shaping smart change.
HxGN LIVE is the largest event that shines a spotlight on Hexagon and its vast solutions portfolio. Centred around the theme “Great Stories Start Here” and organised along five tracks – Geospatial, Geosystems, Manufacturing Intelligence, Process, Power & Marine and Safety & Infrastructure – the conference combines the strengths of Hexagon’s businesses to present an exciting lineup of must-see technologies, exclusive presentations, hands-on training, inspiring keynotes and networking opportunities with peers from around the world.
“We have a tremendous community of customers and partners and we know this will be an amazing week for them,” said Olla Rollén, Hexagon president and CEO. “We are honoured to have conference participants from all over the world, and we are excited about this four-day opportunity to really show them what Hexagon is all about.”
Rollén will officially open the conference with his keynote address, “How Great Stories Take Shape,” today at 5:30 p.m. PDT in the arena at the Anaheim Convention Center.
This year also marks Hexagon’s third annual Shaping Smart Change Recognition Programme, which acknowledges customers and partners for their innovative use of Hexagon technologies. This year’s honorees are Airbus Defense & Space, AutoNavi, the City of Barcelona, Consórcio Construtor Belo Monte, GE Aviation, Grupo Mexico, Grupo São Martinho, Huawei, NASA, PETRONAS and ZhengYuan Geomatics.
“Through their partnership with Hexagon, these organisations have advanced leading ideas and best practices in their respective markets and we are excited to recognise their efforts and celebrate the positive impact they’ve made,” said Rollén.
Those who cannot attend HxGN LIVE in person can experience the conference digitally with the help of a live stream of activities on HxGN TV, giving innovators worldwide real-time access to keynotes, track sessions, technology previews and more. Footage and streams will be posted throughout the week on hxgntv.com.
For more information about HxGN LIVE, visit hxgnlive.com.
Hexagon is a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagon's solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information. They are used in a broad range of vital industries. Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has more than 16,000 employees in 46 countries and net sales of approximately 3.0bn EUR. Learn more at www.hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.
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