If you're planning to attend this year's IMB 2009 in Cologne and want to know which PLM companies are presenting, look no further. Here's your guide to all the PLM events which will be held at "Speakers' Corner" in Hall 8 of the exhibition centre.


Tuesday 21st April 2009

11.00 a.m. Michael Krieger - Practice Leader Textile & Clothing, will present “NVinity Fashion - the new dimension of worldwide collaboration
CompData Computer GmbH, Germany.

2.00 p.m. Nadine Brehm, Head of Marketing will present “Sales optimisation through a mobile order registration system
AVM GmbH & Co. Softbase KG, Germany.

3.00 p.m. Manfred Topüth, Head of Business Development will present “Time wear - Target costing in the fashion industry
Pohl Softwear GmbH, Germany.

Wednesday 22nd April 2009

12.30 p.m. Manfred Schindler of the Adidas Group will present “History, Current Status and Future Direction of PLM within Adidas”.
PTC Parametric Technology GmbH, Germany.

1.00 p.m. Kathleen Mitford - VP Product & Market Strategy, PTC will present “PLM: The Technological Foundation of Streamlined Collaboration between Merchandising, Design, Product Development and Sourcing.
PTC Parametric Technology GmbH, Germany.

1.30 p.m. Reid Swanson - Strategic Account Manager Central Europe, PTC will present “PLM: Incorporating the Voice of the Customer.
PTC Parametric Technology GmbH, Germany.

4.00 p.m. Jerome Bergeret and a Dassault customer will present “Fast fashion demands PLM – how (customer to be advised) does it
Dassault Systèmes, ENOVIA, Germany.


Thursday 23rd April 2009

10.00 a.m. Sagi Shani – CTO will present  “OptiTex goes online
OptiTex, Israel.

10.30 a.m. Andy Hinton - Business Development Director will present "Urgent: Now is the time for action in your supply chain!"
Fast React Systems Ltd., United Kingdom.

11.00 a.m. Martin Schmernbeck - Key Account Manager will present “Merchandise-driven Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) from the point of sale to the product with solutions from TXT e-solutions
TXTe-solutions GmbH, Germany.

11.30 a.m. Jatin Paul – Direktor, will present “Uncovering PLM: The Real Benefit & Cost
World Fashion Exchange Inc., United States.

2.00 p.m. Engelbert Fleischmann - CIO - Group IT; of Schiesser will present "Striving to meet the conflict between maintaining high delivery service levels and reducing working capital - Lawson Fashion Planning at Schiesser"
Lawson Software Deutschland GmbH, Germany.

3.30 p.m. Anastasia Charbin, Product Manger Design Solutions will present “Design Lifecycle Management: Leveraging in-house talent and design assets to capitalize on creative investments and improve design quality.
Lectra Deutschland GmbH, Germany.