Thomson Scientific to Host Pharmaceutical Vision - A User's Conference for Professionals

    National One-Day Meetings Scheduled for London, Paris, Munich, San
    Francisco, CA and Princeton, NJ

    PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 12 /CNW/ -- Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson
Corporation (NYSE:   TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information
solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, announced today
that it will be hosting its inaugural user's conference for information,
regulatory affairs, competitive intelligence, and biotechnology professionals.
Called Pharmaceutical Vision, it will be a series of national one-day meetings
across five cities planned to provide end-users with the opportunity to meet
product development specialists and professional trainers while engaging in
hands-on demonstrations that showcase the latest in customized workflow
    "Pharmaceutical Vision creates an opportunity for us to liaise directly
with our customers in a range of markets," said Jon Brett-Harris, executive
vice president of pharmaceutical and chemical markets at Thomson Scientific.
"The keynote speakers and innovative, personalized sessions will spark
discussion, create a forum of creativity, and allow the real experts -- the
end-users -- to provide feedback."
    In addition to user-group sessions throughout the day, a product drop-in
room and product test lab will be available. The product drop-in room allows
attendees an open opportunity to work through online queries with professional
trainers, while the product test lab offers product specialists and
development professionals the opportunity to discuss future developments and
    Combining authoritative information along with innovative technology,
Pharmaceutical Vision will be held in five locations internationally. The
first of the conferences will be held in Europe, starting in London on
September 20th, followed by Paris on the 26th and Munich on the 30th.  The
North American conferences will begin in San Francisco, California on October
9th and will conclude in Princeton, New Jersey on October 22nd.
    For more information on Pharmaceutical Vision or for information on
participating in this event, please visit:
    About The Thomson Corporation
    The Thomson Corporation ( is a global leader in
providing essential electronic workflow solutions to business and professional
customers.  With operational headquarters in Stamford, Conn., Thomson provides
value-added information, software tools and applications to professionals in
the fields of law, tax, accounting, financial services, scientific research
and healthcare.  The Corporation's common shares are listed on the New York
and Toronto stock exchanges (NYSE:   TOC; TSX: TOC).
    Thomson Scientific is a business of The Thomson Corporation.  Its
information solutions assist professionals at every stage of research and
development-from discovery to analysis to product development and
distribution. Thomson Scientific information solutions can be found at

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