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Customers from the United States and Canada Converging in St. Pete Beach for two days of updates and training
Tampa, Fla. -- April 12, 2005 -- SAXOTECH, a leading software development and systems implementations company exclusively serving the publishing industry, today announced record pre-registration for the 2005 North American user conference. Now in its fourth year, the annual user conference will be held April 17 – 19 at the Tradewinds Grand Island Resort in St. Pete Beach, Fla. Over fifty customers representing daily newspapers throughout the United States and Canada are pre-registered for the full conference and pre-conference VIP sessions.

“The level of enthusiasm our customers have for this year’s conference is extraordinary,” said Ted Charron, executive vice president at SAXOTECH. “We are excited by the opportunity to update our customers on SAXOTECH’s vision, our products and emerging trends we see in the industry.”

During the three day conference SAXOTECH customers will get an update on corporate vision and strategy from CEO Anders Christiansen as well as in-depth presentations on SAXOTECH Editorial and SAXOTECH Online. Additionally, Andrew Langoff, vice president and general counsel of Internet Development for Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. will be giving the featured keynote - “Threats and Opportunities in Electronic Publishing 2005.” Mr. Langoff has been responsible for driving Ottaway’s – the Dow Jones daily newspaper group – online publishing strategy and implementation since 2004.

Customers attending the conference will have two days of in-depth presentations on SAXOTECH products including:

SAXOTECH Editorial , the complete content management system used in newsroom production environments to streamline editorial workflow, from planning through story creation and editing, to production. Session highlights include
  • Release 6 (R6) feature highlights
  • Planning for an R6 upgrade
  • Development roundtable
  • Support operation
  • and much more

SAXOTECH Online - Online Publishing System to support content management, web publishing, community creation, online advertising and online distribution processes. Session highlights include
  • Tips and tricks
  • Taxonomy in Application and Theory
  • Development Roundtable
  • Online Advertising Management
  • and much more

The 2005 North American User Conference is the perfect opportunity for customers and employees of SAXOTECH to get together and discuss the hot topics and trends that face the publishing industry.


SAXOTECH is a software development and systems implementation company founded in 1993 to exclusively serve the publishing industry. Our scalable, easy-to-implement solutions are used to plan, create, edit and publish news for multiple channels - including print, Web and emerging online applications and are backed by world-class customer support. Today the SAXOTECH platform for editorial and online publishing is used by over 300 news organizations around the world for editorial and online publishing including Gannett, New York Times Regional News Group, Ottaway Newspapers and Scripps.