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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Eyes of Economic Analysts Focused on UBS Tech Conference

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More than 100 CEOs and other executives will present their company's latest contributions to the tech industry at  the UBS Global Technology & Services Conference during the next three days.

Considering the conditions of the economy, this year's conference, held at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, should garner even more attention than conferences of the past few years.
Notable tech names at the conference include:

Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) - combined forces with IBM (NYSE:IBM)  to enhance the retail banking experience

Energy Conversion Devices (NASDAQ: ENER) - designs, manufactures and sells photovoltaic (PV) products, known as PV or solar laminates that generate renewable energy by converting sunlight into electricity.

GT Solar International (NASDAQ:SOLR)- recently added Noel Watson to the company's board of directors.Watson is chairman of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) - Just signed a consultancy cooperation with King Saud University in the technical and educational fronts in addition to establishing a laboratory to enhance and develop colleges curriculum for computer technology for multi-core processors.

Nokia (NYSE:NOK) - Set to unveil a mobile handset with China Mobile Limited.

Sandisk Corp.(NASDAQ:SNDK) - Announced a new clip with 8 GB capacity.

Texas Instruments (NYSE:TXN) Just released a digital media processor that provides professional quality resolution on low-cost consumer products.

Vocus (NASDAQ:VOCS) -  named one of North America's 500 fastest growing technology companies

UBS' conference could prove to be a pivotal moment for established brands, as well as smaller companies on the rise. Think of the conference as a mid-term report for investors. Executives must deliver a promising message in an economy that's already teetering on the brink of a meltdown.

UBS (NYSE:UBS), is one of the world's leading financial firms, serves a diverse clientel base,with offices in over 50 countries, with about 37% of its employees working in the Americas, 34% in Switzerland, 16% in the rest of Europe and 13%
in Asia Pacific. UBS shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, the New York Stock and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).

By Matt O'Hern at 11:40 AM | Comments (0)

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