October 12, 2009 13:35 ET

Inforum 2009 Keynote Sessions to Emphasize Innovation, Customer Value

Infor Customers, Domain Experts and Partners Come Together Virtually October 20-21

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 12, 2009) - Infor Chairman and CEO Jim Schaper will kick-off Virtual Inforum 2009, Infor's annual customer conference, discussing how Infor's bold, customer-centric investments during these challenging economic times break the mold of traditional ERP and provide greater value, enhanced choice and more flexibility for customers. The keynote will start at 11 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

The technology keynote will be delivered Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. EDT by Jeff Ralyea, vice president, product management, Infor. Ralyea will present Infor's innovative product strategy and discuss how flexible and interoperable solutions help customers retain the most value at the lowest total cost of ownership.

Held October 20-21, Inforum 2009 will be hosted virtually, enabling more customers to engage with Infor experts, partners and their peers without the time and expense of travel. This year's conference brings best-in class solutions and more than 90 educational sessions across 14 product tracks directly to the desktop of Infor customers for only $49.

Attendees retain the complete experience of an in-person conference with access to all the features of a live conference, including the Solutions Expo, auditorium, Networking Square, and Resource Center. Networking opportunities will be abundant, with discussions on a variety of topics through customer-only group and private chat sessions. Attendees can even interact in real-time with colleagues, Infor representatives and partner experts from any area in the virtual conference. Inforum 2009 Platinum Sponsors include IBM, Microsoft and Bridgelogix.

"Inforum 2009 will deliver quality educational sessions, solution-specific training and unlimited networking opportunities so customers can connect with us and one another, while learning how to drive business innovation at their organizations," said Jeff Abbott, vice president, field and solutions marketing, Infor. "Virtual Inforum is designed to provide our customers with the same learning materials found at our live conferences, without scheduling disruptions or travel expenses."

Registration for Virtual Inforum 2009 is open now. For more information on Virtual Inforum or to register, please visit or

Additional Resources

--  Inforum 2009 Website --
--  Infor Blog "Inforum 2009: A Real Event for You, Our Customer, in a
    Virtual World" --
--  Inforum 2009 keynotes --

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