AspenTech aspenONE Global Conference Draws 500 Customers From More Than 200 Process Manufacturing Companies in 43 Countries

April 28, 2010

BP, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Microsoft, Pfizer, Saudi Aramco, Shell, Technip, and Other Leading Companies to Share Best Practices for Driving Growth in a Changing Global Economy
Burlington, Mass - Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZPN), a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, today announced that 500 customers from more than 200 process manufacturing companies in 43 countries will convene for the 2010 aspenONE Global Conference being held May 3-6 in Boston. The conference theme - "Capturing Opportunity" - highlights how AspenTech customers from energy, chemicals, engineering & construction, pharmaceuticals, power & utilities, consumer products and other process industries are using aspenONE software to help drive growth in a changing global economy.

  • AspenTech's aspenONE Global Conference is the only industry conference exclusively focused on optimizing process manufacturing. It brings together engineering, manufacturing and supply chain professionals from the world's leading process industry companies and AspenTech's partner community to share best practices in process optimization.
  • Keynote speakers will offer insights into how their companies are adapting to changing industry demands as part of the "Capturing Opportunity" opening session:
    • Maggi Walker, VP of Engineering Solutions, Dow Chemical Company
    • Ed Daniels, EVP, Shell Global Solutions Downstream
    • Maurice Tayeh, SVP and CIO, Technip
  • Conference sessions will address the most pressing issues faced by process industry companies today, including energy management, GHG reduction, integrated supply chain planning, manufacturing operations, megaprojects, alternative fuels, and achieving operational excellence.
  • The 2010 aspenONE Global Conference will host its first ever University Forum with professors from MIT, University of Pennsylvania, Lehigh University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, University of Washington and others participating. Academic and industry leaders will discuss how to enhance university curricula to train the next generation of engineering professionals by further incorporating engineering software and best practices for knowledge transfer.
  • The 2010 aspenONE Global Conference is being held at Westin Copley Place in Boston. To register for the event or for more information, visit the 2010 aspenONE Global Conference website.

Supporting Quote:
Blair Wheeler, Senior Vice President, Marketing, AspenTech
"In a challenging and dynamic economic climate, businesses need to be more agile, improve operational efficiencies, and lower costs in order to capture shifting opportunities. The 2010 aspenONE Global Conference will feature best practice examples from process industry leaders that demonstrate how using advanced software tools improves operations across all facets of process manufacturing. By capturing these opportunities, process industry companies can improve their profitability, drive growth, and outmaneuver the competition. AspenTech is honored to host this conference that brings the best minds in the process industries from over 200 companies from over 40 countries."

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About AspenTech
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. With integrated aspenONE solutions, process manufacturers can implement best practices for optimizing their engineering, manufacturing and supply chain operations. As a result, AspenTech customers are better able to increase capacity, improve margins, reduce costs and become more energy efficient. To see how the world’s leading process manufacturers rely on AspenTech to achieve their operational excellence goals, visit