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Organised at CNIT - La Défense, this event is the only developers'
conference in the world focused exclusively on smart card technology

For the third consecutive year the panel of expert smart card speakers
is being reunited for the Gemplus Developers Conference (GDC). The
objective is to exchange information, share experiences, discover
technical methods, and learn more about development tools.

Among the speakers there will be developers, technical consultants and
enterprise researchers for such companies as SUN Microsystems, Mondex
International, Philips Semi Conductors, RSA Security, Precise
Biometrics… as well as a number of renowned international universities.

In 2001, the participants will also have the opportunity to attend the
"Install Fest" which will allow them to gain hands-on experience of
development tools for smart card based solutions. Gemplus developers
will provide training and technical support for each participant.

Last year this Forum was a great success, with 500 international
participants from 54 different countries across the globe.

Themes Covered at the GDC 2001:
. Open OS and Multi-applications: discover the tools for Java
development and inter-operability
. Mobile services: an update of available technologies for application
development for SIM cards: SIM Toolkit, Over The Air Technology, WAP.
. E-services: learn more about smart card applications for security:
PKI, cryptography, payment security.

For a more detailed programme and registration information:
Tel. : +33 (0)1 41 49 04 43

GDC 2001 - June 20/21 9:00am to 6:00pm at CNIT - Paris, La Défense
2, place de la Défense
92 053 Paris La Defense

About Gemplus
Gemplus ( is the number one in the world for the smart
card based solutions and plastic cards for electronic business, security
and wireless applications. Gemplus equally provides services of
conception consultancy, software, material, personalization and
implementation and collaborates with worldwide clients allowing to
propose systems based completely on smart card, integrated and

With a turnover of 5,029 billion francs in 1999 (767 million Euros),
Gemplus counts close to 6,300 employees in 17 different sites of
production, 7 R&D centres and 44 commercial & marketing offices, all in
37 different countries across the world.

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