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MRO software conference set for July 22 in Florida

Lake Buena Vista, Fla. -- A software-specific maintenance conference, MRO World 2001, is to be held July 22-25, 200...


Lake Buena Vista, Fla. — A software-specific maintenance conference, MRO World 2001, is to be held July 22-25, 2001, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. MRO Software Inc. (formerly PSDI) of Bedford, Mass., a provider of solutions for maintenance optimization, industrial supply chain planning and supplier enablement, is the sponsor.

The conference, which will focus on value creation from the industrial supply chain, features client presentations in areas such as Return on Investment, Supply Chain Management, Mobile Computing and Widescale Usage of Maximo Software.

Highlighting the general session presentations are Suncor Energy, which will describe how it streamlined the industrial supply chain through the use of the Maximo Extended Enterprise system, and the U.S. Navy, which will describe how it is revolutionizing their asset management and MRO supply chain operations.

Other topics include demand planning and collaboration, asset optimization, supplier enablement, strategic MRO and improving maintenance operations through Maximo Extended Enterprise capabilities.

“MRO World provides the opportunity for our clients to share with their industry peers the economic value creation our products are delivering within their organizations in the form of increased revenue and reduced costs of goods and operating expenses,” commented Bill Sawyer, executive vice-president, operations, MRO Software.

Complementing the technical agenda is a Vendor Showcase and Sponsor Pavilion featuring 40 MRO Software business partners, including: i2, Accenture, IBM, Rockwell Automation, Syclo and Deloitte Consulting.

MRO Software was formerly known as PSDI; the company received stockholder approval to change its corporate name on March 8, 2001.

For more details, visit www.mro.com.