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Spotfire to Present At Joint Statistical Meetings, Largest Gathering of Statisticians Held in North America.

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2000

Spotfire(R), Inc., a leading provider of decision analytics software and services, today announced that Dr. Shawn Kenner, product manager, Life Science Applications at Spotfire, will present at the Joint Statistical Meetings, being held August 13 through 17 at the Indiana Convention Center The Indiana Convention Center is a convention center located in Indianapolis, Indiana. It contains over 400,000 square feet (0 m) of open exhibit space and almost  and RCA Dome Coordinates:

. Sponsored by the American Statistical Association The American Statistical Association (ASA) is a scientific and educational society in the United States with the stated mission to promote excellence in the application of statistical science across the wealth of human endeavor. , the International Biometric Society, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics The Institute of Mathematical Statistics is an international professional and scholarly society devoted to the development, dissemination, and application of statistics and probability. The Institute currently has about 4,000 members in all parts of the world.  and the Statistical Society of Canada, the conference will promote excellence in the application of statistical science, statistical journals and improving statistical education.

Kenner will present "Flexible Decision Support for Pharmaceutical R&D" as part of the Statistical Visualization in Bioinformatics workshop session on Monday, August 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. She will discuss decision support platforms for bioinformatics that meet stringent requirements, yet are flexible enough to support new answers to questions in pharmaceutical drug discovery. She will also introduce the audience to current technology that allows researchers and project teams to swiftly access and analyze vast arrays of data.

Earning her Ph.D. in chemical physics from the University of Texas in Austin, where she was a Welch Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Kenner has focused her career on information technology as applied to discovery in the life sciences. She joined Spotfire in 1999 from MDL MDL - (Originally "Muddle"). C. Reeve, Carl Hewitt and Gerald Sussman, Dynamic Modeling Group, MIT ca. 1971. Intended as a successor to Lisp, and a possible base for Planner-70. Basically LISP 1.5 with data types and arrays.  Information Systems, where she served as product manager for combinatorial chemistry Combinatorial chemistry involves the rapid synthesis or the computer simulation of a large number of different but structurally related molecules. Introduction
Synthesis of molecules in a combinatorial fashion can quickly lead to large numbers of molecules.
 products. Previously, she spent four years conducting research and teaching at Washington University Washington University, at St. Louis, Mo.; coeducational; est. as Eliot Seminary 1853, opened 1854, renamed 1857. It has a well-known medical school and school of social work as well as research centers for radiology, space studies, engineering computing, and the  Medical School in St. Louis, Mo.

About Spotfire, Inc.

Spotfire, Inc. is the premier provider of decision analytics software - speeding the discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of products across the extended enterprise. Spotfire's solutions enable scientists, engineers, and product managers to improve the efficiency, speed and accuracy of their decision-making processes by advancing both individual and collaborative analysis and decision-making. Spotfire's offerings are currently in use at each of the top 25 pharmaceutical companies worldwide as well as major biotech, agrichemical ag·ri·chem·i·cal  
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, chemical, and manufacturing companies. The company maintains European headquarters in Goteborg, Sweden and U.S. headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. Additional information can be found at

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