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Xplor Comments on Recent Events and FREE Session on Disaster Recovery

Thursday, October 04, 2001

Press release from the issuing company

TORRANCE, Calif. U.S.A. (Oct. 03, 2001) - Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, appreciates the tremendous industry support for Xplor 2001, the Global Electronic Document Systems Conference & Exhibit, Oct. 28 - Nov. 2 in Orlando, Fla. U.S.A. Despite the recent tragic events in the U.S., this major document technology event will take place with support from users and vendors in the international document community. "We're saddened by the recent tragic events, but we're also sensitive to the fact that it's a difficult time for America's economy. Moving forward with the conference is in the best interest of the Xplor International members and the industry. We’re extremely appreciative of the support from our conference attendees and vendor partners, all of whom will make this event a success," said Robert W. Wert, president and CEO, Xplor International. The Xplor 2001 exhibit, which takes place at the Orange County Convention Center, will feature more than 350,000 square feet of exhibit space, with displays from vendors such as: Adobe Systems, Inc.; Bell & Howell Mail and Messaging Technologies; Checkfree i-Solutions; Heidelberg Digital/NexPress; Hewlett-Packard Company; IBM Printing Systems; Oce; Pitney Bowes; Roll Systems, Inc.; Scitex; Xerox Corporation; and more than 100 other companies. These vendors will display the latest in digital printing and publishing, CRM, 1:1 marketing, e-business, collaborative commerce, knowledge management, and more. Xplor 2001 offers attendees more than 250 information-packed sessions by document technology users, experts, and vendors. Tracks include sessions on XML and other mark-up languages, full color printing, print/mail auditing and document integrity, 1:1 marketing, fonts and form design, integration of printing and web-based systems, and dozens of other topics crucial to the success of people in business today. Keynote speakers will round out the conference, giving attendees the broad view of the electronic document space. Keynote speakers include: Dan Schulman, former president and CEO of Priceline.com; Tom Petzinger, Jr., columnist for The Wall Street Journal; and David Weinberger, editor of the Journal of the Hyperlinked Organization and co-author of "The Cluetrain Manifesto." FREE SESSION ON DISASTER RECOVERY In addition, Xplor 2001 will feature a free 90-minute session to help organizations evaluate and update their disaster recovery plans for organizational documents. Expert Pat McGrew, EDP, McGrew + McDaniel Group, Inc., will present "Document Strategy After the Attack: Disaster Recovery" on Monday, Oct. 29, 2:30 - 4 p.m., at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. The session is open to all professionals and organizations --- regardless of Xplor 2001 registration status --- that are interested in electronic document technology. The session will look at some of the basics of a disaster recovery plan for documents, with checklists for building a plan and reviewing one already in place. "Every company should be reviewing its disaster recovery plans and associated strategies for document management. This session will look at many issues, including transmitting more information than necessary, because in a disaster, there’s no telling who might be handling your confidential documents --- no matter how careful you are during normal operational processes," says McGrew. About Xplor 2001 Xplor 2001, the Global Electronic Document Systems Conference & Exhibit, is the largest event to focus solely on all aspects of document technology for business. More than 250 educational sessions and 200 exhibits cover digital printing, e-business, customer relationship management (CRM), 1:1 marketing, knowledge management, collaborative commerce, content management, mailing, and more. For more information or to register, visit www.xplor.org, call +1-310-791-9521, or e-mail info@xplor.org. About Xplor International Xplor International is the worldwide association representing more than 5,000 members in more than 2,500 companies which develop and use the technology of the US $125-billion document systems industry.




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