SOURCE: UCB

May 19, 2006 04:59 ET

Invitation: Conference call

Topic: CIMZIA™ in the treatment of Crohn's disease

May 22, 2006 at the DDW in Los Angeles / USA

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 19, 2006 --

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to UCB's conference call on Monday May 22, 2006, which will take place at DDW in Los Angeles at

9.00 AM (PST) / 12.00 AM (EST) / 05.00 PM (GMT) / 06.00 PM (CET).

Olav Hellebo, UCB's President of Inflammation Operations, will present an update on CIMZIA™ in the treatment of Crohn's disease followed by a Question and Answer session.

Olav Hellebo, will be accompanied by David Mason, Vice President, Head of Clinical Operations (Gastroenterology & Rheumatology) and Jean-Christophe Donck, Vice President Corporate Communications and Investor Relations.

Dial in details for conference call

May 22, 2006 at 09.00 AM (PST) / 12.00 AM (EST) / 05.00 PM (GMT) / 06.00 PM (CET)

Live conference call dial in:

* Belgium: 080074215

* UK: 08009174860

* US: (800) 374-1207

* Int'l: +1 (706) 634-5011 (long distance)

A replay of the conference will be available for 10 days on our website.

Webcast link to access slide kit

http://www.ucb-group.com

Venue for participants who wish to attend the conference call live at DDW

May 22, 2006 at 09.00 AM (PST)
Wilshire Grand Hotel Los Angeles
Meeting room Mulholland (Ballroom level)
930 Wilshire Blvd. - Los Angeles, CA 90017
Telephone : (213) 688-7777   Fax : (213) 612-3989
Further information and registration

May we kindly ask you to complete the respective attached registration form and fax it back to us today. You may also register by returning the completed registration form by email to:

Isabelle Ghellynck
IR Events Coordinator, Corporate Communications
Tel.: +32 2 559 95 88
Fax: +32.2.559.9571
Isabelle.Ghellynck@UCB-Group.com

Registration form

Mr /Mrs: ...........................................
  
Company: ...........................................

Title/Position: ....................................

E-mail address: ....................................

Telephone nr: ......................................


__ Will participate at the conference call via phone on May 22, 2006
__ Will attend the live  conference call on May  22, 2006 in L.A. at DDW


We look forward to welcoming you at our conference!

With best regards

Jean-Christophe Donck
Vice President
Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
UCB
60 Allée de la Recherche, 1070 Brussels, Belgium

Phone +32 2 559 9835
Fax   +32 2 559 9571
Email   JC.Donck@UCB-Group.com
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http://hugin.info/133973/R/1051974/174530.pdf

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