SOURCE: OpenPages

October 03, 2005 10:07 ET

OpenPages Sells Out Second Annual User Symposium, Opus II

Registration Closed for Exclusive, Customer-Only Governance, Risk and Compliance Management Event in Boston

WALTHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 3, 2005 -- OpenPages, the leading provider of enterprise governance, risk and compliance management (GRCM) solutions, today announced that its second annual OpenPages user Symposium (OPUS) has been sold out, and registration is now closed for the event. More than 100 financial and compliance executives from the world's largest companies are scheduled to attend the event at the Boston Harbor Hotel on October 26 - 28, 2005.

OPUS II is an exclusive, customer-only event that connects the OpenPages user community with industry experts, analysts, assurance firms and technology providers in a three-day forum designed to foster thought-leadership in the areas of corporate governance, operational risk management and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

"OpenPages customer base has grown to 150 of the world's largest companies, all leading thinkers in compliance and operational risk management," said Peter Morgan, vice president of marketing at OpenPages. "OPUS II will act as a bridge to connect users of OpenPages' governance, risk and compliance solutions with their peers, through the sharing of experiences and best practices. Specifically, OpenPages' users will get a chance to learn how other companies are successfully meeting their governance, risk and compliance goals today, while planning for tomorrow's requirements."

OPUS II attendees include compliance industry influencers, speakers and end-users representing more than half of OpenPages Global 2000 customer base, with leading firms in the manufacturing, media and entertainment, pharmaceutical, high technology, consumer products, financial services, telecommunications, and energy and power industries.

OpenPages SOX Express is an enterprise compliance management solution that reduces the time and resource costs associated with ongoing compliance for Sections 302 and 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. SOX Express combines powerful document management, business process management and flexible reporting capabilities in an extremely easy-to-use environment that enables an organization to document financial controls and automate the ongoing test and review process. Completely web-based, SOX Express maximizes end-user participation with little training. Its dashboards can be used by project managers, documentation team members, internal auditors and external auditors to plan, document and test the internal controls framework of the company, and to attest to the financial statements.

For more information on OpenPages' line of enterprise governance, risk and compliance management solutions or to register for OPUS II, please call 781-693-5999 or visit

About OpenPages

Founded in 1996, OpenPages is the leading provider of enterprise governance, risk and compliance management (GRCM) software solutions. OpenPages' solutions streamline knowledge-intensive processes to improve corporate accountability, reduce disclosure process cost, enhance internal controls management productivity, and increase investor confidence. The company's portfolio of solutions includes SOX Express, the market-leading enterprise application for automating the compliance requirements of Sections 404 and 302 of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and OPtimum ORM, an enterprise risk management software solution that enables entities to identify, analyze and manage operational risk on an integrated, company-wide basis. The world's largest corporations in diverse markets -- including financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, media/entertainment, retail/consumer, energy, high technology, health services and life sciences -- rely on OpenPages for cost-effective, efficient, sustainable governance, risk and compliance management. The company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, with international headquarters in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong, and regional offices throughout North America.

OpenPages is a trademark of OpenPages, Inc. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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