COFES2005 Registration Now Open

Cyon Research Announces Early Registration for Invitation-Only Event

BETHESDA, MD., September 16, 2004 - Cyon Research Corporation, a provider of consulting and research for engineering technology markets, today announced that registration is now open for COFES2005: The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software.

This sixth annual event will be held in Scottsdale, AZ, April 14-17, 2005, and is anticipated to continue the mindshare and success it has experienced in the past four years. Attendance at COFES is carefully controlled. The 2003 and 2004 events welcomed 180 and 220 attendees, respectively. COFES2005 will be opened to 250. Event sponsorships are expected to be filled four months earlier than ever before. Companies currently holding sponsorships include HP as title sponsor, UG, Adobe, Océ, Open Design Alliance, KollabNet, PTC, Spatial Corp., and Z-Corp.

“COFES brings users, vendors and industry analysts together in a conversation that clarifies issues and futures in the engineering automation industry,” said Brad Holtz, CEO and president, Cyon Research. “This event has an impact on the way everyone views, understands and benefits from the new technologies coming towards all of us and how they will continue to mold our future business.”

COFES is only open to invited attendees. Invitations, which include personalized registration codes, are now being sent out to prior invitees. If you believe that you should be considered for an invitation for COFES2005, you may request one at In addition to industry vendors, COFES invitees are drawn from C-level executives at companies that use engineering software tools: companies engaged in architecture, manufacturing, GIS, EDA, and plant engineering.

The sixth annual COFES: Congress on the Future of Engineering Software, presented by HP, will take place at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Scottsdale, AZ, April 14-17, 2005. COFES, a mainstay of the engineering software industry, provides an intensive conference atmosphere where private and public discussions are held. Attendees are executives, end users, CAD and PLM vendors, analysts, and press who work together to determine, define, and clarify the business issues of engineering technologies.

COFES is an invitation-only event. To find out more information please visit

About Cyon Research
Cyon Research Corporation is a provider of analysis and consulting for engineering technology markets. Cyon Research provides key information, research, analysis, and consulting to its clients worldwide. COFES: The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software is Cyon Research's primary event, and explores investments necessary today to take advantage of—and profit from—future technologies.™ is Cyon Research's Web-based research resource for market information, news, and industry commentary. Other Cyon Research publications include CADCAMNet, Engineering Automation Report™, both subscription newsletters providing insight, analysis, and reviews on technology specific to manufacturing disciplines; and A-E-C Automation Newsletter™, a newsletter delivering information on trends, new technologies, and market information for design technologies that address architecture and construction., Engineering Automation Report, A-E-C Automation Newsletter, and Cyon Research are trademarks of Cyon Research Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Published: Thursday, September 16, 2004


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