NEEDHAM, Mass.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—April 18, 2007— PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC), the Product Development Company(R), today announced that PTC/USER, the Independent Voice of PTC Customers Worldwide(TM), has opened registration for PTC/USER World Event 2007. Organizations that require a complete solution for product development and technical publishing initiatives will gather at the Tampa Convention Center June 3-6, 2007 in Tampa, Florida to discuss strategies that can streamline the entire product development cycle. This powerful event will provide each participant with access to technical tracks, product demonstrations, in-depth customer case study sessions on PTC(R) solutions, and the PTC/USER exhibition hall.
New to PTC/USER World Event 2007 is the optional one-day
Management Forum scheduled for Monday, June 4, 2007, at the adjacent
Marriott Waterside Hotel. Developed specifically for Director-level
and above, the Management Forum will allow attendees to join other
decision makers to discover how best practices and winning strategies
in product development can deliver business value and why
manufacturers dominating their markets today are those who are
innovative in their approach to product development.
Registration information for the Management Forum can be found at
"This conference is a unique opportunity for professionals to meet
with industry experts, discuss best practices with peers, provide
feedback to PTC product management, or simply learn about the latest
solutions from PTC and our partners," said Dick Harrison, president
and chief executive officer, PTC. "Each conference attendee, no matter
what his or her level in the organization, will walk away from this
event better informed, better skilled, better connected, and better
prepared to drive corporate success."
PTC/USER World Event 2007 will feature the following:
-- Dick Harrison, president and chief executive officer, PTC
along with other PTC executives will speak about corporate
strategy and product direction.
-- PTC/USER World Event 2007 keynote sessions on June 5 and 6.
Dean Kamen, founder of DEKA Research & Development
Corporation, and Michael Hawley, faculty member at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology opens each day with
their insights on how leadership and the drive for excellence
can inspire achievement of personal and corporate goals.
-- Over 200 conference sessions with customer case studies from
established Pro/ENGINEER(R), Windchill(R), Arbortext(R) and
Mathcad(R) users on their use of PTC solutions for product
development and technical publishing initiatives.
-- An exhibit hall featuring over 100 exhibitors for PTC and
members of the PTC/USER Industry Partner Program including
members of the PTC ChannelAdvantage(TM) program, and members
of the PTC Partner Advantage(TM) program.
-- Sixty-four hours of hands-on training for Pro/ENGINEER,
Windchill, Arbortext, and Mathcad topics, including optional
"This conference provides real value to every individual in a
company that either uses, administrates, manages PTC software
solutions, or develops PLM strategies," said Kevin Johnson, executive
director, PTC/USER, Inc. "Our attendees tell us that the PTC/USER
World Event significantly improves their on-the-job productivity.
Additionally, they also find that the opportunity to talk with
colleagues from global companies regarding best-practices using PTC
software is absolutely unparalleled. I'm looking forward to an
exciting, information-packed week."
More information about PTC/USER World Event 2007 can be found at
PTC/USER is the independent voice for users of software produced
by PTC of Needham, Massachusetts. PTC/USER is the sole entity
recognized by PTC as the official worldwide representative of its
customers. Its mission is to provide education and communication
services for its members and to act as a unified voice representing
the membership to PTC. For more information on PTC/USER, please visit
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Technology Corporation (PTC), Needham MA, USA, and is used by PTC/USER
under license from PTC.
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than 40,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include the world's
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