Press Release

AspenTech to Host OPTIMIZE™ 2017 Conference

April 12, 2017

Keynote Speakers from LyondellBasell, Orpic and Amec Foster Wheeler to Join AspenTech in Opening Session of Global Industry Event
BEDFORD , Mass. -

Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZPN), the asset optimization software company, is pleased to announce that the upcoming OPTIMIZE™ 2017 conference will take place at The Marriott Marquis Houston, Texas from April 25-26, 2017. OPTIMIZE 2017 will bring together top leaders and experts from over 45 countries and more than 250 companies to discuss the groundbreaking innovations that are helping companies in complex, capital-intensive industries build sustainable competitive advantage by delivering the highest return over the entire asset lifecycle.

Daniel Coombs, Executive Vice President, Manufacturing, Refining Projects and Technology, LyondellBasell, Dr. Gabor Kenessey, General Manager, Supply Chain Management, Orpic, and Scott W. Shorey, Director of Technology & Business Solutions, Amec Foster Wheeler will join Antonio Pietri, AspenTech President and Chief Executive Officer and Josh Fredberg, Executive Vice President, Products and Marketing for the opening session of this global conference. Customer keynote speakers will offer insights on how innovation and technology drive operational excellence.

Industry leaders will gather at OPTIMIZE 2017 to:

  • Innovate with leading-edge technology that maximizes uptime and pushes the limits of performance.
  • Collaborate with software purpose-built for seamless integration across the enterprise.
  • Elevate by extending optimization’s reach with the combination of process modeling expertise and big data machine-learning.

At OPTIMIZE 2017, Alcoa, BASF, BP, Chevron, The Dow Chemical Company, ENI S.p.A, EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Evonik Industries, ExxonMobil, INVISTA, Marathon Petroleum, Momentive, Mitsubishi Chemical, SABIC, Saudi Aramco, Shell, Statoil, Sinopec, Perstorp, Valero and other customers will present more than 100 papers in Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain and Asset Performance Management sessions and live demonstrations. For the latest event information, including registration, keynote speaker highlights and track session updates, visit the OPTIMIZE 2017 website.

Supporting Quotes
Josh Fredberg, Executive Vice President, Products and Marketing, AspenTech
“At OPTIMIZE 2017, AspenTech once again will demonstrate our commitment to making the best companies even better by optimizing asset design, operation and maintenance lifecycles in complex industrial environments. We look forward to continuing to model customer success in capital-intensive industries with software and insight that run assets faster, safer, longer and greener.”

Supporting Resources

About OPTIMIZE 2017
AspenTech’s OPTIMIZE 2017 is the industry-leading conference on asset optimization and operational excellence. Media sponsors include Control Magazine, Hydrocarbon Processing and World Oil.

About AspenTech
AspenTech is a leading software supplier for optimizing asset performance. Our products thrive in complex, industrial environments where it is critical to optimize the asset design, operation and maintenance lifecycle. AspenTech uniquely combines decades of process modeling expertise with big data machine-learning. Our purpose-built software platform automates knowledge work and builds sustainable competitive advantage by delivering high returns over the entire asset lifecycle. As a result, companies in capital-intensive industries can maximize uptime and push the limits of performance, running their assets faster, safer, longer and greener. Visit to find out more.




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