Opportunity to attend Royal Institution of Naval Architects
Chesterfield, UK – 12 April 2012: AVEVA (LSE:AVV), today announced it is giving young maritime engineers and engineering students the opportunity to attend the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) Annual Dinner being held on 17 April 2012 at the Lancaster London Hotel, London, UK.
“We annually support the RINA dinner and this year we are giving young engineers and engineering students the opportunity to join a table at this prestigious event”, said Fredy Ktourza, Senior Vice President - West EMEA, AVEVA. “This is an excellent opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to RINA, as well as provide on-going support to the UK marine industry. It is important that new entrants have the chance to meet and network with key industry figures. The candidates have been nominated by RINA and AVEVA's UK Marine customer base. This is part of AVEVA’s larger Academic Initiative to support technical education institutions with software and certified training programmes. We hope those selected to attend the RINA dinner have a great evening and gain valuable awareness of the industry”.
Trevor Blakeley, Chief Executive of RINA welcomed AVEVA’s annual participation, “AVEVA have long-supported RINA at its annual dinner and we are delighted that they will continue to do so this year while also enabling young maritime engineers to meet senior industry professionals. This year, the principal speakers will be Mr Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization, and the Rev'd Tom Heffer, Secretary-General of the Mission to Seafarers”.
Commenting on AVEVA’s Corporate Partner membership of RINA, Trevor added, “RINA was founded in 1860 ‘to advance the art and science of ship design’ and AVEVA’s ethos of continual progression aligns the company with the Institution perfectly”.
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