EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc.

EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc.

January 11, 2005 09:00 ET

EXFO-Investor/Media Advisory: Annual and Special Meeting/First-Quarter Results for Fiscal 2005 Wednesday, January 12, 2005, 10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time


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FOR: EXFO ELECTRO-OPTICAL ENGINEERING INC.

TSX SYMBOL: EXF.SV
NASDAQ SYMBOL: EXFO

JANUARY 11, 2005 - 09:00 ET

EXFO-Investor/Media Advisory: Annual and Special
Meeting/First-Quarter Results for Fiscal 2005
Wednesday, January 12, 2005, 10 a.m. Eastern Standard
Time

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 11, 2005) - EXFO
Electro-Optical Engineering Inc. (NASDAQ:EXFO) (TSX:EXF.SV), a
recognized test and measurement expert in the global telecommunications
industry, will hold its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders at
the McCord Museum in Montreal on January 12, 2005.

The Meeting, beginning at 10 a.m. (EST), will include a review of fiscal
2004 results, an outline of strategic objectives for fiscal 2005 and an
assessment of first-quarter results for 2005. Germain Lamonde, Chairman,
President and CEO, and Pierre Plamondon, CA, Vice-President of Finance
and Chief Financial Officer, will take part in the Meeting.

To listen to the conference call and participate in the question period
via telephone, dial (416) 695-9748. An audio replay of the conference
call will be available until January 19, 2005. Callers can access the
replay between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. on a daily basis. The replay number is
(416) 695-5275. The audio Webcast of the conference call will also be
available on EXFO's Website at www.exfo.com/investors. To attend the
event on-site, RSVP via telephone at (418) 683-0211, Ext. 3126, or by
e-mail at agm@exfo.com.



WHO: Germain Lamonde, EXFO's Chairman, President and CEO
Pierre Plamondon, CA, Vice-President of Finance and CFO

WHAT: Annual and Special Meeting/First-Quarter Results for
Fiscal 2005

WHERE: McCord Museum, J.-Armand Bombardier Theatre
690 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec

WHEN: Wednesday, January 12, 2005, 10 a.m. (EST)
10:00 a.m.: Annual and Special Meeting - Formal Business
10:15 a.m.: CEO's Address
10:45 a.m.: First-Quarter Results for 2005
11:00 a.m.: Question Period

HOW: Via telephone (416-695-9748) and Webcast
(www.exfo.com/investors)


About EXFO

EXFO is a recognized test and measurement expert in the global
telecommunications industry through the design and manufacture of
advanced and innovative solutions as well as best-in-class customer
support. The Telecom Division, which represents the company's main
business activity, offers fully integrated and complete test solutions
to network service providers, system vendors and component manufacturers
in approximately 70 countries. One of EXFO's strongest competitive
advantages is its PC/Windows-based modular platforms that host a wide
range of tests across optical, physical, data and network layers, while
maximizing technology reuse across several market segments. The
Photonics and Life Sciences Division mainly leverages core telecom
technologies to offer value-added solutions in the life sciences,
high-precision manufacturing and research sectors. For more information
about EXFO, visit www.exfo.com.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc.
    Vance Oliver
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (418) 683-0913, Ext. 3733
    vance.oliver@exfo.com