Exhibitors and Attendees Gear-Up for CMP Media's Embedded Systems Conference Chicago;

Midwest's Largest Educational Forum for Embedded Systems Design

Apr 8, 2002

Midwest's Largest Educational Forum for Intelligent Device Design Expands With

46 New Education Forum Session Topics

ROSEMONT, Illinois, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CMP Media LLC (NASDAQ: UNEWY) is pleased to announce the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC), Chicago, June 3-6, 2002. The Embedded Systems Conferences are the premier events dedicated to the needs of embedded developers. ESC Chicago (www.embedded.com/esc) is the Midwest's largest conference and exhibition of embedded technology. It provides engineers and managers with an exceptional opportunity to meet with embedded systems vendors while checking out the latest innovations and advanced breakthroughs in the embedded industry. The conference will also feature more than 90 classes, giving attendees the opportunity to gain fresh market perspectives and learn the latest embedded design techniques.

"As the promise of connected and secure embedded systems begins to be realized, embedded systems developers are facing a new set of design problems," said Lindsey Vereen, conference director. "ESC Chicago's educational forum offers a wide variety of topics designed to help developers address the multitude of real-time and embedded design challenges they face."

This year's ESC Chicago will feature an expanded educational forum dedicated to providing up-to-date information to engineers, designers and managers working with embedded electronics. ESC Chicago includes a comprehensive program of classes and tutorials and a two-day product exhibition covering the full spectrum of development tools, hardware, software, and services for embedded design.

To register for the Embedded Systems Conference Chicago or to receive a complete conference catalog, please log on to www.embedded.com/esc. Conference catalogs can also be obtained by calling 888-239-5563 or via email at esc@cmp.com.

Regarded industry veteran to present keynote address

Embedded Systems Conference Chicago presents a keynote from Nick Tredennick, IEE Fellow and developer of the logic and microcode for the Motorola 68000 microprocessor. Nick is currently the editor of Dynamic Silicon and he serves on the editorial advisory boards for IEEE Spectrum, Microprocessors and Microsystems, Embedded Developers Journal, and for Microprocessor Report. He will deliver the keynote, The Evolution of Digital Design, on Tuesday, June 4th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

Timely Educational Forum

The conference program offers more than 90 classes and tutorials to help designers gain essential knowledge and skills to make their embedded designs better, faster and more reliable. Each class and tutorial provides practical answers to the toughest embedded questions, and teaches techniques that can be implemented immediately. The program has been expanded this year with 46 new session topics, addressing embedded Java programming, real-time architectures, designing low-power, high performance handhelds, understanding and using 802.11 standard and C/C++ coding techniques. Classes run from Monday, June 3rd through Thursday, June 6th.

The Embedded Systems Conference is produced by CMP Media LLC and is sponsored by Embedded Systems Programming magazine and Electronic Engineering Times. Other conferences produced by CMP's Electronics Trade Show Group include the Embedded Systems Conference San Francisco, Embedded Systems Conference Boston, Embedded Systems Conferences Asia and the Communications Design Conference.

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC (http://www.cmp.com/) is a leading high-technology business-to-business multimedia company that provides essential information and integrated marketing services to the technology and healthcare professionals worldwide. Capitalizing on our editorial strength, CMP Media LLC is uniquely positioned to offer marketers and advertisers comprehensive media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Our diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, custom publishing, testing and consulting.

CONTACT: Jeremy Towsey-French of KVO Public Relations, +1-503-221-2352, or jeremy_french@kvo.com, for CMP Media LLC



Contact: Jeremy Towsey-French of KVO Public Relations, +1-503-221-2352,
or jeremy_french@kvo.com, for CMP Media LLC

Website: http://www.embedded.com/esc

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