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HP, Indigo, and Epson Executives to Keynote Lyra 2002 Imaging Symposium

Press release from the issuing company

NEWTONVILLE, Mass.--Oct. 22, 2001--Lyra Research announced today that leading industry executives from Hewlett-Packard, Indigo, and Epson America will keynote The Lyra 2002 Imaging Symposium in Rancho Mirage, California, January 21-23. Heading the roster at the industry's premiere event will be Vyomesh "VJ'' Joshi, President, Imaging and Printing Systems, Hewlett-Packard Company; Benny Landa, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Indigo, NV; and John Lang, Senior Executive Vice President and COO, Epson America. The Symposium's theme, "Key Growth Applications in a Maturing Market'' will receive distinct industry perspective from Mr. Joshi, who will share his insight on office printing technologies; Mr. Landa will sketch the future of commercial printing; and Mr. Lang will highlight tactical, multichannel initiatives in the new economy, focusing on consumer printing. Frank Stefansson, CEO of Lyra Research, Inc., commented, "The Lyra Imaging Symposium is a forum where attendees receive a rich strategic view designed to help them develop a clearer understanding of today's industry currents and future directions. This year's Symposium probes developing opportunities for hard copy and digital imaging in office, commercial, and consumer applications. Our keynote speakers will deliver unique perspectives on how to capitalize on these new applications, markets, and ways of doing business.'' The core of The Lyra 2002 Imaging Symposium agenda consists of 12 presentation sessions and roundtable discussions by senior Lyra analysts and industry executives, attracting attendees from a variety of hardware, software, imaging supplies, and related industry services firms as well as press and investment professionals. Over two days, Lyra's analysts will present and analyze the results of new primary research in several printing areas. Rounding out the Symposium agenda, a panel of financial and investment experts look at the key companies in the imaging industry, including Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, Lexmark, and others. For more information about The Lyra 2002 Imaging Symposium visit Lyra's Web site at www.lyra.com.