AVEVA Sponsors ARC World Industry Forum

AVEVA joins senior industry leaders to explore key issues and develop winning strategies

HOUSTON, Americas – 01 February 2012: AVEVA Inc. (LSE: AVV), will once again exhibit as a Gold Sponsor of the prestigious 2012 ARC World Industry Forum, to be held February 6-9, at the Renaissance Orlando Hotel in Orlando, FL. This years Forum theme is Transforming Industry through New Processes and Technologies.

The ARC Forum is a highly respected technology conference for senior management in the process plant and energy industries. The ARC Forum provides a place to learn about best practices and strategies that can help to achieve operational excellence. This includes operational performance, return on assets, total cost of ownership, project time-to-benefit, and shareholder value.

ARC Forum attracts attendees with a broad swath of disciplines and responsibilities from plant operations to production, engineering, information technology and integration, all of whom represent AVEVAs target audience of prospective clients.

"Weve enjoyed a tremendous relationship with the ARC Advisory Group over the years and are delighted to once again be a Gold Sponsor of the Forum, said William Muldoon, AVEVAs Executive Vice President.

This years theme of industry transformation is extremely pertinent to AVEVAs product and market strategy. We strive to provide technologies and solutions that transform the operations of our customers. AVEVA assists companies manage their plant assets more efficiently and cost effectively throughout the entire lifecycle from initial front-end engineering to handover to decommissioning. The ARC Forum is a great place for us to engage in important issues that are critical to the long-term success of the industries we serve, Muldoon explained.

Muldoon also said AVEVA is pleased to announce one of its strategic customers will speak in the Forums Asset Information Management for Engineering session on February 8th. Ben Hewitt, Engineering Systems Engineer for AMEC Engineering in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, will present on the challengessurroundingthe collection, management and deployment ofasset information that is created and usedin the design, build and modification of capital assets.

Hewitt will bring his expertise in visualization tools and point cloud laser scanning solutions. His presentation will have a particularly strong focus on research and development of the latest tools that the industry has to offer, such as AVEVA Laser Modeller and AVEVA IntelliLaser.

ARC Director of Consulting Russ Novak commented, "We are once again pleased to have AVEVA playing a significant role in the ARC World Industry Forum 2012. Attendees are sure to appreciate the contribution by AVEVA’s executives and customers.

AVEVA is trusted around the world to deliver engineering design and information management solutions with strategic value to leading companies in the plant and marine industries. For further information please visit www.aveva.com or www.aveva.com/ednotes