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Hexagon Kicks Off HxGN LIVE 2014
|By Business Wire
|June 2, 2014 12:11 PM EDT
Hexagon today kicked off its 2014 HxGN LIVE conference as thousands of
attendees travelled to Las Vegas, NV, to participate in the four-day
event that runs from 2 – 5 June at the MGM Grand Hotel.
The world’s largest event that brings together and shines a spotlight on
Hexagon’s global brand network, HxGN LIVE is dedicated to helping
customers harness the power of Hexagon technologies. Purposed to empower
attendees to do great things with far-reaching and global impact, HxGN
LIVE is a forum for customers and partners to access the latest trends
in design, measurement and visualisation technologies, exchange ideas
and explore solutions toward creating a better, smarter world.
Centered around the theme “Great Stories Start Here, the annual
conference combines the strengths of Hexagon’s brands to present an
exciting lineup of must-see technologies, exclusive presentations by
industry experts, hands-on training, inspiring keynotes from today's
thought leaders and networking opportunities with peers from around the
“We have an amazing community of customers and partners and we know this
will be quite a significant week for them,” said Ola Rollén, Hexagon
president and CEO. “Every year, HxGN LIVE becomes more diverse - diverse
in the sessions and keynotes we offer, diverse in the technologies we
present, diverse in the experiences we plan and diverse in the attendee
body. We are honoured to have conference participants from all over the
world, and we are excited about this four-day opportunity to show them
all corners of Hexagon’s global brand network.”
Rollén will officially open the conference with his keynote address,
“The Disruptive Power of Transformation,” Monday, 2 June at 5:30 p.m. in
the MGM Grand’s Garden Arena.
This year’s conference presents several new features, many of which
engage participants digitally. Attendees can access conference
information by downloading and using the HxGN LIVE Mobile app (http://hxgnlive.com/mobile-app.htm)
(for iPhone/iPad or Android devices) or viewing a live stream of
activities on HxGN LIVE TV (http://hxgnlive.com/hxgn-live-tv.htm).
This year also marks the inauguration of Hexagon’s Shaping Change
Recognition Programme, which acknowledges customers and partners that
have made a significant impact on the world through the use of Hexagon
technologies. This year’s honorees are Bechtel, the National
Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, New Zealand Police, Shell, Vale SA and
“Our technologies are ever-evolving, and we are appreciative of the
companies that understand our vision and match our commitment to share
solutions with the global community,” said Rollén. “We are excited to
recognise them as partners and celebrate their impact on society.”
These companies will be recognised during Monday’s keynote address,
which will be streamed live via hxgnlive.com/tv (http://hxgnlive.com/hxgn-live-tv.htm).
Footage and streams from seceding keynotes, track sessions and hands-on
classes will be posted throughout the week on hxgnlive.com/tv (http://hxgnlive.com/hxgn-live-tv.htm).
For more information about HxGN LIVE visit www.hxgnlive.com.
Hexagon (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: HEXA B) is a leading global provider of
design, measurement and visualisation technologies. Our customers can
design, measure and position objects, and process and present data, to
stay one step ahead of a changing world. Hexagon’s solutions increase
productivity, enhance quality and allow for faster, better operational
decisions, saving time, money and resources. Hexagon has more than
14,000 employees in over 40 countries and net sales of about 2,400 MEUR.
Our products are used in a broad range of industries including
surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defence, construction, safety
and security, automotive and manufacturing. Learn more at www.hexagon.com.
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