2009 MWH Soft Middle East User Conference offers packed agenda

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• Major industry event will unite regional modeling experts in Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 16-17; Registration at www.mwhsoft.com/meuc09

BROOMFIELD, CO, Oct. 21, 2009 -- MWH Soft, the leading global provider of environmental and water resources applications software, today announced the technical program for its annual Middle East User Conference. This comprehensive and significant infrastructure modeling, design and management technology seminar will be held November 16-17, 2009, at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort, United Arab Emirates.

This once-a-year learning opportunity for the Middle East modeling community will feature unique technical presentations showcasing projects from the region, technical product updates, and hands-on learning opportunities. Highlights of the agenda include:

• Forecasting Development Scenarios Using InfoWorks CS
• Risk-based Capital Planning with CapPlan Water
• InfoWorks CS/2D in Action
• New Tools, Tips and Tricks, for InfoWorks WS
• Applying InfoNET to Water and Wastewater Asset Management Systems
• ArcGIS-based hydraulic modeling with InfoWater

For more information and to register visit: www.mwhsoft.com/meuc09.

The second day of the conference will be devoted to hands-on learning. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops and demo the MWH Soft suite of products with assistance from the MWH Soft product development and technical training teams. Highlighted products for this session will include:

• InfoWorks CS (for wastewater)
• InfoWorks WS (for water supply)

"We are excited to bring the combined MWH Soft and Wallingford Software Middle East user community together in Abu Dhabi. This event is a great opportunity for knowledge sharing and critical industry innovation," said Andrew Brown, MWH Soft Regional Manager -- EMEA Operations. "Our product development team continues to add many customer requests and keep our software tools on the cutting-edge. For users that want to maximize their use of their software and learn these new features, it is a 'Can't Miss' event."

Beyond technical updates and training, the ultimate goals of the event are to help customers to better design, operate and manage cost-effective systems; protect the environment; and safeguard public health. The interactive forum will provide useful industry insights and an opportunity to exchange information, proven strategies, cost-effective solutions and best practices with water and wastewater industry leaders.

The forum will allow water and wastewater professionals to explore new ways of using engineering GIS technology and advanced network modeling, and powerful information and asset management applications. Attendees will learn how they can leverage these tools to do their jobs better, easier, faster and more efficiently; maximize their return on software investments; and make their organizations more globally competitive.

"This promises to be an exceptional event, with great local and international speakers, and the opportunity for attendees to network with the region's leading water and wastewater professionals." said Daniel Antal, Vice President, Director -- International Operations for MWH Soft. "Participants will have the opportunity to learn and share ideas that maximize the benefits of their water and sewer design and modeling software solutions. They'll also discover new techniques for innovation and productivity, from the perspectives of both the international modeling community and MWH Soft."

MWH Soft is covering the cost of the event including lunch and refreshments, but registration is required. To register for the conference, visit www.mwhsoft.com/meuc09 or contact conference organizer Jackie Powell at +44 (0) 1491 824 777. Because space is limited, early registration is encouraged.

The user conference is followed on November 18-19 by two days of training for users of InfoWorks CS and InfoWorks WS. The two day courses are also taking place at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort and will run simultaneously. A charge will be made for these sessions which will include the supply of software, computer, training notes, lunch and refreshments. Visit www.mwhsoft.com/meuc09 for more information.

About MWH Soft
MWH Soft is a leading global provider of technical and infrastructure software and professional solutions designed to meet the technological needs of utilities, government industries, and engineering organizations worldwide. Its clients include major water and wastewater utilities on every continent, the majority of the largest North American cities, and ENR top design firms. The multifaceted, state-of-the-art CAD, GIS and Internet enabled products created by MWH Soft empower thousands of engineers across the globe to competitively plan, manage, design, protect, maintain and operate highly efficient and reliable infrastructure systems. For more information, call MWH Soft at (626) 568-6868, or visit www.mwhsoft.com.

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