AVEVA World Summit 2020 Announced!

Come and join us in Barcelona, Spain on 19-21 October 2020!

We’re working on our registration page for 2020, but in the meantime please take a look at the highlights from 2019.

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Summit 2019 Highlights

The AVEVA World Summit, on 16-18 September 2019 in Singapore attracted over 500 executives from leading global companies. The two-day conference was packed with interactive discussions, visionary speakers, and world-class networking opportunities.

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Our 2019 keynote speakers


Craig Hayman, CEO, AVEVA

Craig joined AVEVA in February 2018 as Chief Executive Officer. Previously he was Chief Operating Officer at PTC, where he had responsibility for engineering, marketing and sales of the ThingWorx® platform, as well as computer aided design, and product and service lifecycle management solutions.


Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric

Jean-Pascal Tricoire joined Schneider Electric in 1986 and was named Chairman and CEO in April 2013. He currently sits on the Global CEO Council of China’s Premier Li Keqiang, as well as on the Advisory Board of the Mayors of Beijing and Shanghai. He is President of the Global Compact France and a Director of the worldwide board of the UN Global Compact. Jean-Pascal is also a UN #HeForShe Corporate IMPACT champion, working with other heads of state, universities and companies to advance gender equality.


Ayesha Khanna, Co-Founder and CEO, ADDO AI

Strategic advisor on artificial intelligence, smart cities and fintech to leading corporations and governments, Ayesha also serves on the Board of Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the Singapore government's agency that develops its world-class technology sector to drive the country's digital economy and power its Smart Nation vision. Along with ADDO AI – one of the leading AI companies in Asia – Ayesha is also the founder of 21C GIRLS, a charity that delivers free coding and artificial intelligence classes to girls in Singapore. Additionally, she is co-founder and co-director of Pervaaz: School of AI and Computing, which delivers enterprise training in applied artificial intelligence and data science.


Alain Poincheval, SVP Offshore and Onshore and President, France, TechnipFMC

Senior Vice President of Paris Operating Center within the Regional Business Unit EMIA (Europe, Middle East, India, Africa) of TechnipFMC

With an engineering degree from the Institut National Polytechnique of Grenoble (France), Alain Poincheval has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry at TechnipFMC.

After spending 14 years as a Process Engineer in the natural gas treatment, Alain occupied positions of Project Management in Subsea and Offshore, becoming Fellow Executive Project Director of the largest subsea field development project (Pazflor- Angola), and Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas unit (FLNG).

Since September 2017, Alain has held the position of Senior Vice President of Paris Operating Center and Managing Director of Technip France.


Giacomo Silvestri, EVP, Group Head of Digital Strategy, Innovation & Demand management

Giacomo Silvestri serves as Group EVP Digital Strategy, Innovation & Demand Management for Eni, leading and shaping the short‐long term Eni Digital strategy, agenda and partnerships for all Eni businesses and functions.

Prior to joining Eni, Giacomo was the Global Head of Transformation in Generali Insurance Group.

Prior to that Giacomo was Principal at the Boston Consulting Group with main focus on companies’ transformation and turnaround. He also spent many years as Professor of Change Management and Organization at Bocconi University.

He love cooking, photography and mountain hiking


Abdul Nasser Al Mughairbi, SVP Digital, ADNOC

Mr. Abdul Nasser Al Mughairbi is Senior Vice President for the Digital Function at the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world’s leading diversified energy and petrochemicals groups. As part of his role within the Executive Office, he is responsible for managing ADNOC’s digital transformation and driving the adoption of new digital technologies across ADNOC’s value chain, including its 14 specialist subsidiary and joint venture companies. 

Mr. Al Mughairbi started his career in 1990 as an Operations Engineer in Abu Dhabi at ADNOC GAS Processing (AGP), the largest gas processing facility in the United Arab Emirates and a subsidiary of ADNOC. He previously held various senior positions at AGP’s processing plants and pipelines division. He joined the ADNOC Group headquarters in 2016 and has since led many successful automation initiatives for ADNOC’s group of companies.

He currently also serves as President of the International Society of Automation (UAE section) and lives in Abu Dhabi with his wife, daughter and two sons. 

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Who attends AVEVA World Summit?

Created specifically for Chief Executives, Chief Technology Officers and those leading global companies who are responsible for strategic business operations, the Summit brings together executives from all segments of industry worldwide who can share their business and digital transformation expertise.

PLEASE NOTE: The AVEVA World Summit is open only to business decision makers. AVEVA reserves the right to recommend that delegates attend other AVEVA World Conferences or user group events if it believes these events would be better suited to their interests and needs.

Who attends AVEVA World Summit?

Executive Vice Presidents
Senior Vice Presidents
Heads of Departments

Represented Industries

Oil & Gas Upstream, Midstream, Downstream
EPC Contractors
Food & Beverage
Mining, Metals, Minerals
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Schneider Electric