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Content Management Pavilion to Showcase Latest Industry Developments at Seybold Chicago 2005

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Seybold Chicago 2005 SAN FRANCISCO--Sept. 6, 2005-- Seybold Seminars, Publications and Consulting, a division of MediaLive International, Inc., today announced that several of the exhibitors in Seybold Chicago's Content Management Pavilion will be making significant news and product announcements during this year's event. Seybold Chicago will take place September 11-14, 2005, at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago. Co-located with PRINT 05 & CONVERTING 05 -- the most comprehensive exhibition in the world for the commercial, package printing and converting industry -- the Content Management Pavilion at Seybold Chicago will provide attendees the chance to interact with the vendors leading the charge to manage, automate and leverage digital assets. The partnership of these two events provides graphic communications and publishing professionals with unprecedented exposure to industry knowledge and information that is immediately applicable to real-world situations. "The targeted, intimate setting at this year's Content Management Pavilion will give Seybold Chicago attendees the opportunity to see the latest solutions in action and hear about what to expect from their favorite vendors," said Drew Miller, General Manager of Seybold Seminars. "This conference is a perfect complement to PRINT '05, with its focus on continuing education on the most current and emerging technologies and concepts in the digital publishing workflow market." The number of exhibitors making news announcements at Seybold Chicago will continue to grow and change as the event date approaches. Current exhibitor announcements include: -- APSIVA - Announcement of the general availability of its flagship Product Suite APSIVA Version 4.4 -- Document Sciences - Document Sciences will be unveiling xPresso, dynamic content publishing designed for marketers to transform existing static documents into dynamic and highly personalized customer communications -- NetXposure will announce Image Portal Enterprise Edition 4.0, an advanced Web-based repository for managing large libraries of digital files -- Pindar - Pindar North America will launch Agility Version 2.2 and announce future development plans Seybold Chicago has also announced that, during the event, keynote speaker Jurgen Kurz, Quark Senior Vice President of Product Development, will make the first public demonstration of QuarkXPress 7, the company's first major upgrade of their flagship publishing product in two years. During his keynote presentation, "Transforming the Business of Creative Communications," on Monday, September 12 at 4 p.m., Kurz will publicly unveil some of the key features of QuarkXPress 7. The Seybold(R) Chicago 2005 Digital Publishing Workflow & Asset Management Conference and DAM Summit held in conjunction with PRINT 05 & CONVERTING 05 will present digital publishing workflow professionals with new strategies and best practices to an even wider audience than in the past, as they have relevance for both commercial and package printers and converters. The Seybold Digital Publishing Workflow & Asset Management Conference complements PRINT 05 & CONVERTING 05 with a curriculum covering up-front metadata and JDF tools and project workflows; CRM data publishing systems; and digital asset management with a focus on catalogs, direct marketing and packaging. The Seybold DAM Summit explores building and maintaining off-the-shelf and open-system repositories through tutorials and case study sessions for publishers and brand managers. Seybold Seminars is expanding its publishing industry influence in 2005 by producing a series of focused conference-only events that will be driven by advances in new technologies supporting publishing workflow and content management. The Seybold event series will educate content engineers -- those individuals in creative, editorial, communications and IT functions who are charged with publishing processes -- about the adoption of these technologies. 2005 Seybold events will also present real-world examples of traditional and enterprise publishing operations that have realized returns on their investments, allowing professionals to face new roles associated with the new digitally driven publishing workflow process. Conference dates set for 2005 include: Chicago, September 11-14; New York, October 31-November 2; and San Francisco, November 29-December 2. More information on these events and registration is available at www.seybold365.com.