May 07 2007

Boeing Keynotes at IBM and Dassault Systèmes


Tokyo, Japan, May 7, 2007 – IBM and Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today announced JCF 2007, where attendees will learn about the latest developments in the world of PLM and see the benefits that PLM is bringing to companies of all sizes in multiple sectors.  JCF 2007 is being held at Hotel Nikko Tokyo in Odaiba, May 22-23.  The theme for this year’s event is, “Connect…Collaborate…INNOVATE”.

At JCF 2007, Mark Burgess, Chief Engineer and Director, Advanced Lean Enterprise Phantom Works, The Boeing Company, keynote <//font>speaker, will present, “The Opportunities and Challenges of PLM”.  Bernard Charles, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dassault Systèmes will talk about, “DS PLM: Accelerating and Expanding Business Value”.  Kakutaro Kitashiro, Chairman of the Board, IBM Japan, Ltd. will also be presenting.

IBM, Dassault Systèmes and partner companies will demonstrate cutting edge PLM solutions in dedicated sessions.  During the event over 20 customers, including Advics Co Ltd, Chikusui Canycom Inc, Doosan Infracore Co Ltd, Sanyo Machine Works and Tokyo University, will share with attendees how PLM has benefited their businesses <//font>and institutions.

Event attendees can visit the “TechniFair”, where IBM, Dassault Systèmes and many partners will exhibit and demonstrate the latest PLM solutions.  Key partners of the event include: Diamond - ARGO GRAPHICS Inc, Platinum - Network Appliance Japan KK, Gold - DAIZO Corporation, Nihon, Unisys, and FASOTEC Co.

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