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Top Industry Executives to Evaluate Document Marketplace at Xplor 2001

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TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 18 -- A "who's who'' of document technology leaders will share their insights on vital marketplace issues for the industry during one General Session at Xplor 2001, the Global Electronic Document Systems Conference & Exhibit. The General Session will take place on Monday, Oct. 29, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. Featured on the same stage for this one-of-a-kind presentation are: George Cacioppo, vice president of Internet Printing Engineering, Adobe Systems Incorporated; Wolfgang Pfizenmaier, CEO, Heidelberg Digital/NexPress; Bill McGlynn, vice president and general manager, Hewlett-Packard Company; David Dobson, general manager, IBM Printing Systems; Tom Long, president and CEO, Oce Printing Systems USA; Nachum Shamir, president and CEO, Scitex Digital Printing; and Anshoo Gupta, senior vice president of Xerox Corporation and president, Xerox Production Systems Group. Session Highlights During the session, Adobe Systems, Inc. will describe its vision for "Network Publishing,'' the next wave of document production that will give users the power to create, manage, and deliver personalized, visually rich content anytime, anywhere, on any device. Attendees will also learn more about current and as yet unannounced products across the Adobe ePaper, Cross Media and Web business units. Attendees will learn how Heidelberg Digital/NexPress is gaining market share and positioning to shape the future of digital output through award-winning technology like the NexPress 2100. An important update will offer insight on a joint venture that combines Heidelberg printing and manufacturing expertise with Kodak color science. Hewlett-Packard Company will offer its vision of communication across Internet channels to enable broad access to digital information residing in countless databases. The market will gain valuable perspective on e-enabled commercial printing, as HP shares ideas on how the communication ecosystem links systems and information to deliver the right content through the right channels. IBM Printing Systems will address Xplor users about how IBM's printing solutions can complete an e-business infrastructure and IBM e-innovations that will leverage and extend their infrastructure far into the future. As new requirements put pressure on transactional printing operations, Oce is focused on the needs of the emerging convergence market. Attendees will learn how versatile Oce systems are helping customers manage the transition and leverage greater revenue opportunities. Attendees will receive an update on the company's push into the midrange market though strong alliances and product focus. Scitex Digital Printing will examine the impact of color in print with an eye towards industry progress. Scitex will also elaborate on the definition of "Business Color'' as a new category of print space. This presentation will look at digital "business color'' printing, its growing impact on transactional documents through award-winning technology, and what users have to say about the value that digital color printing brings to their businesses. Focusing on "The New Business of Printing'', Xerox Corporation will offer insightful views of document communications and business technology to help bridge the move from offset to digital. Variable data, JIT solutions and DocuSPcommon controller will receive special emphasis, along with a new production printer and new digital front ends for the DocuColor 2000 Series. Participating Companies All companies presenting in this session are a part of Xplor International's Joint Technology Council (JTC) Program, a forum between Xplor members and leading vendor companies. The program is an opportunity for the exchange of ideas between technology users and suppliers, which directly influences the future of hardware and software product developments. The JTC allows technology users to present their requirements first-hand to key decision-makers at major industry companies.