Michael Payne to Provide Keynote at Spatial’s 3D Insiders’ Summit 2010

Industry Veteran to Discuss the Role of Geometry Components in Engineering Software

Broomfield, CO – Sept 7, 2010 - Spatial Corp., the leading provider of 3D development components for engineering and manufacturing software applications, is pleased to announce that Michael Payne is the keynote presenter at the upcoming 3D Insiders’ Summit 2010. The Summit is being held on September 28-29th at the Westin Hotel in Westminster, Colorado. Mike’s presentation discusses the history and role of geometry components in the engineering software industry.

“We are very excited to have Mike speak at our customer event. As a co-founder of several highly successful CAD companies and the former CEO of Spatial, Mike brings a unique perspective on the industry and the role of software components. Mike also has a deep understanding of the needs of our customers and their development challenges,” commented Jean-Marc Guillard, COO, Spatial.

Mike is well-known in the CAD industry for his vision and technical leadership. In 1985, he co-founded Parametric Technology Corp. (PTC) and was Vice President of Development. Mike co-founded SolidWorks in 1994 and held the position of Executive Vice President of R&D. He became Chief Technology Officer for Dassault Systèmes, before moving to Spatial Corp. as CEO soon after its acquisition in 2001. In 2005, Mike became CEO and co-founder of SpaceClaim and is currently Chairman of the Company’s Board. Mike was this year’s recipient of The CAD Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

At the Summit, Spatial’s developer community will learn how to best utilize and implement Spatial’s 3D software components, see what the future holds for Spatial’s products, and network with industry colleagues. Attendees exchange ideas with Spatial’s management and development teams, discuss best practices, and obtain in-depth technical knowledge. In addition to the keynote presentation, sessions include a presentation on Spatial’s vision and strategy; the latest product roadmaps; technical presentations on 3D ACIS Modeler, 3D InterOp, and Convergence Geometric Modeler (CGM); a look at potential future technology; and customer case studies.

For more information on the event and to register visit:http://www.spatial.com/community/3d-insiders-summit-2010

About Spatial
Spatial Corp., a Dassault Systèmes subsidiary, is a leading provider of 3D development software components for engineering and manufacturing applications across a broad range of industries. Spatial’s 3D modeling, 3D visualization, and CAD translation software components help application developers deliver market-leading products, maintain focus on core competencies, and reduce time-to-market. Spatial 3D components have been adopted by some of the world's most recognized software developers, manufacturers, research institutes, and universities. Headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, Spatial has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan, China and the United Kingdom. For more information, please visit http://www.spatial.com or contact Spatial by email at info_spatial@3ds.com or by phone at 303-544-2900.

Howie Markson
(303) 544-2966

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