Wimmer Systems Showcases Spreadsheet Compliance at the Sarbanes-Oxley Conference & Exposition

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Control over financial spreadsheets is a growing concern in regulated industries. Wimmer Systems is the leading provider of spreadsheet compliance solutions, and will be demonstrating their DaCS software at the Sarbanes-Oxley Conference and Exhibition in Baltimore, September 25-27, 2005. ABB will be joining Wimmer Systems to demonstrate their SSC spreadsheet compliance solution for Sarbanes-Oxley, powered by Wimmer Systems DaCS software.

Wimmer Systems, the leading provider of spreadsheet compliance solutions worldwide, today announced its participation at the upcoming Sarbanes-Oxley Conference and Exposition (http://www.sarboxconf.com) taking place at the Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland, September 25-27, 2005. ABB will be joining Wimmer Systems at booth #212 to demonstrate their SSC spreadsheet compliance solution, powered by Wimmer Systems DaCS software.

"This event provides a forum for organizations with Sarbanes-Oxley specific solutions to speak directly with Fortune 500 compliance executives from around the country," said Tom Stout, Chairman, The Institute for Financial Excellence. "We have built an event designed to provide exhibitors, attendees and speakers with a place to share challenges and successes in addressing the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. We are extremely pleased to have innovative companies such as Wimmer Systems participate in The Sarbanes-Oxley Conference & Exposition.”

Derek Wimmer, President of Wimmer Systems adds, “We are excited to be participating in what promises to be this year’s premier event for Sarbanes-Oxley education. Financial departments and auditors are just now focusing their attention on spreadsheet remediation, so the timing of this conference couldn’t be better. We have a long history in providing spreadsheet compliance solutions worldwide to comply with various regulations, and are looking forward to this unique opportunity not only for the interaction with such a large number of CFO’s and CEO’s in one setting, but for the educational experience as well.”

To offer attendees with an event that provides real-world, actionable advice, The Sarbanes-Oxley Conference & Exposition centers on presentations and panel discussions with Fortune 500 executives responsible for their company's compliance programs. Executives from AIG, The Dow Chemical Company, Fannie Mae, General Electric Company, Home Depot, Microsoft, Nextel International, Time Warner and Viacom are slated to speak at the event.

About Wimmer Systems

Wimmer Systems, Inc. is the leading provider of spreadsheet compliance solutions worldwide. The company's flagship product, DaCS, adds robust security, audit trails, electronic signatures, and tamper detection to Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. Wimmer Systems' proven technology is used by global companies such as Pfizer, ABB, Schering-Plough, SSL International, Allergan, Surface Measurement Systems, and Beckman-Coulter to provide compliance with regulatory requirements for computerized systems such as FDA's 21 CFR 11 and Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The implementation of a DaCS solution for Sarbanes-Oxley provides ongoing assurance of control over spreadsheet design and data integrity, and helps to mitigate the inherent risks of a financial misstatement that is associated with the use of spreadsheets. More information can be found at http://www.wimmersystems.com

About ABB

ABB (http://www.abb.com) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 103,000 people.

About The Sarbanes-Oxley Conference & Exposition

The Sarbanes-Oxley Conference & Exposition is the definitive event for finance and accounting executives. Approximately 1,000 C-Level and Senior Executives will converge in Baltimore, September 25-27th to learn, share, interact, and network with leading executives facing similar challenges regarding Sarbanes-Oxley implementation and compliance. Participants will also have the opportunity to review cutting-edge products, services, applications and solutions at the Exposition.

Media sponsors of the event include: AccountingWEB, AIIM International, B2B Worldwide, Baltimore Business Journal, Baltimore Smart CEO, Business Ethics, Compliance Solutions Advisor Magazine, Corporate Secretary Magazine, E-Discovery Advisor Magazine, IR Magazine, IT Compliance Institute (ITCI), KM World, Maryland Association of CPA's (MACPA), Open Compliance & Ethics Group (OCEG), and The Wall Street Journal.

To Register:

To register for this event visit: http://www.sarboxconf.com/registration.asp


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