LONDON, October 20 /PRNewswire/ --

Ventyx(R) today announced two company-sponsored workshops scheduled just prior to the E-Mart Energy event in Geneva, Switzerland. These two interactive, half-day workshops are complimentary and will be held at the Geneva Palexpo on the morning and afternoon of 28 October, 2008.

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The workshops are designed to provide the company's industry-leading, in-depth analysis of key energy industry issues and offer practical solutions for meeting growing challenges in the industry. The two workshops include:

-- Outlook for European Wholesale Energy, Emission and Fuels Markets (09:30-13:00 CET). This Advisory workshop will be an interactive session surrounding key issues facing power and fuels markets across Europe, including Ventyx fundamental 25-year price forecasts for European wholesale power, fuels and emissions markets. Key members of the Ventyx International Advisory team will be leading the discussion, each with more than 10 years experience in analysing European power markets. The session is a roundtable format that encourages provocative discussion and in-depth analysis.

-- Enhance Operational and Strategic Performance with Energy Portfolio Management Strategies (14:00-17:30 CET). The afternoon session is focused on the application of the latest solutions and best practices in day-to-day utility operations, encompassing generation resource optimisation, energy trading and accounting and position and risk management strategy. This session will highlight challenges faced by Ventyx clients BKW Italia and CVA and measures they have taken to handle the complexity of the markets and volume of data to achieve improved financial and operational performance.

To register for these free workshops, or to see a more detailed agenda, visit .

About Ventyx

Ventyx is a leading business solutions provider, delivering asset management, mobile workforce management, customer care, energy trading and risk management, energy operations, and energy analytics solutions to more than 900 energy, utility and communications customers, as well as to asset-intensive customers in selected commercial markets. For more information, visit .

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