The ECFopens in Berlin on October 16-18, 2001.


Suresnes, France, August 9, 2001- Dassault Systemes (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris : #13065, DSY.PA) one of the world leaders in the development of product lifecycle management solutions (Product Lifecycle Management – PLM) and IBM announced that the fifth edition of the ECF (European CATIA Forum) will open in the ESTREL convention center in Berlin (Germany) <br/>



European CATIA Forum <br/>

16 – 18 October 2001 <br/>

Estrel Convention Center <br/>

Berlin <br/>



For this fifth edition, over 2000 delegates are expected from all over Europe from companies of all sizes and various sectors of activity such as Aeronautics, the Automobile industry, Naval Construction, Fabrication & Assembly, Electronics & Electrical  and Consumer Goods. <br/>



For users of PLM solutions, ECF is The place to find out about the latest products and solutions developed by Dassault Systemes and IBM, CATIA, ENOVIA, SMARTEAM and DELMIA , to help them implement the Digital Enterprise:. <br/>



An extensive program of plenary sessions, thematic conferences, users testimonies, demonstrations, workshops and partners exhibition will allow attendees to meet with experts from Dassault Systemes, IBM and their partners. Discussion forums will help them exchange and benefit from the experience of their piers to increase competitiveness in their companies. <br/>




Registration is available on the conference website at :






The European CATIA Forum (ECF) is a major annual conference for CATIA, ENOVIA, SMARTEAM and DELMIA users. <br/>