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Actuate's BIRT Experts to Conduct Three Sessions on Open Source Technology at OSEHRA on Sept. 4-6 in Bethesda, Maryland

Utpal Bhatt and Virgil Dodson to present on adopting an open source model for reporting and visualization of healthcare data

San Mateo, Calif., – August 28, 2013 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ – delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined, today announced they will lead three presentations on open source technology at the Second Annual OSEHRA Open Source EHR Summit and Workshop. This conference, taking place in Bethesda, Maryland on September 4-6, 2013, will explore innovative and pioneering models and best practices in technical, clinical, and business development within the healthcare field.

New to the event this year is an added day of open source and agile software development tutorials directed by leading experts. Similar to last year, the event will also feature sessions and panels with industry experts both chairing and participating, as well as breakout discussions based on submitted papers from the U.S. and abroad. Additionally, there will be discussions detailing updates of business models and effective approaches to community development and management.

Utpal Bhatt, VP of Marketing for Actuate, will conduct a pre-conference tutorial on Sept. 4, entitled “How to Make Money,” where he will address the top revenue models based on open source. Related topics will include support, subscription, and licensing models that produce revenue streams, as well as ways in which building commercial value can also add potential for profit.

Mr. Bhatt will also facilitate a presentation on Sept. 6 called “Adopting an Open Source Model.” Virgil Dodson, Director of BIRT Exchange Evangelists for Actuate, will conduct a follow-on session entitled “Reporting and Visualization of Healthcare Data Using Open Source Technology."

2013 OSEHRA Conference
Dates: September 4-6, 2013, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST
Location: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.

Presentations on open source tools led by Actuate BIRT experts

"How to Make Money" by Utpal Bhatt
Pre-Conference Afternoon Session: Community Building
Date and Time: Wednesday, September 4th, 3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m.

“Adopting an Open Source Model” by Utpal Bhatt
Morning Session: Open Source Business Models
Date and Time: Friday, September 6th, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

“Reporting and Visualization of Healthcare Data Using Open Source Technology" by Virgil Dodson
Morning Session: OS Tools and Technology
Date and Time: Friday, September 6th, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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