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Actuate’s Bob Galla to Present on Creating Visually Stunning, Interactive Data Applications with BIRT, at Wall Street Technology Association’s “Hot Tech Trends” Seminar in NYC on November 7th

Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ – delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined, today announced their participation in the Wall Street Technology Association’s (WSTA) New York seminar, “Hot Tech Trends.” The event focuses on current industry trends in cloud computing, cyber security, Big Data, social business and mobility. Vendor speakers will reveal how their new technologies are shifting to fit the changing needs of the industry. Bob Galla, Director of Sales Engineers at Actuate, will speak about the benefits of designing next generation visually appealing applications, containing interactive dashboards and content that effectively engage customers.

About Actuate’s Data Visualization Presentation

With more than 20 years of software industry experience, Galla possesses deep expertise about complex, large-scale financial services, insurance, and government software applications. His knowledge of customer satisfaction ideals places him in a unique position to share how to create dynamic, customer-facing charts and graphics with highly accurate geospatial capability, by leveraging the advanced features of HTML5. Galla will share how Actuate’s BIRT-based technology enables all users – even those with rudimentary software experience – to easily become fully capable and self-sufficient users.

Who: Bob Galla, Director of Sales Engineers at Actuate

What: Presentation entitled “The Next Generation of Visual Data”

When: 10:35 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, November 7, 2013

Where: The Yale Club of New York City, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY, U.S.

The WSTA New York Seminar runs from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. EDT on November 7, 2013. This seminar offers an opportunity for financial industry technology professionals, industry leaders, research analysts, and vendors to gather for a day of mutually beneficial information exchange.

Actuate – The BIRT Company

Actuate founded and co-leads the BIRT open source project, which is used by more than 2.5 million developers around the globe and serves as the foundation of Actuate’s commercial offerings. Applications built with BIRT and BIRT iHub deliver more business and consumer insights to more people than all BI companies combined - ensuring organizations are ready for the exponential growth of Big Data and the proliferation of touch devices.

Actuate’s BIRT and BIRT iHub empower developers to rapidly develop custom, BIRT-based business analytics and customer communications applications. Applications built with one BIRT design can access and integrate any data, including unstructured sources. They provide a seamless user experience regardless of skill level and are supported by BIRT iHub for any cloud, hybrid, on-premise, web or touch device deployment.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Actuate has over 5,000 customers globally in a diverse range of business areas including financial services, technology and the government. Actuate is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol BIRT. For more information, visit or engage with the BIRT community at

Copyright © 2013 Actuate Corporation. All rights reserved. Actuate, BIRT iHub, BIRT Analytics, BIRT onDemand, and the Actuate logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Actuate Corporation and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain other countries. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between Actuate and any other company. All other brands, names or trademarks mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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