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MeetingTechOnline Names Thomson Reuters 2008 Top Technology Supplier

Philadelphia, PA USA, London UK, July 9, 2008

The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters today announced they have been named one of the top technology suppliers of 2008 by MeetingTechOnline (MTO) for the Abstract Centralâ„¢ product. MTO, an online publication and community, provides technology information and education for the meetings industry.

This year, MTO launched the Technology award program that honors the most distinguished and innovative technology suppliers in the meetings and events industry. Winners are selected based on software applications, services, innovation and interface, as well as leadership in the development of technology tools.

Abstract Central is an innovative, Web-based workflow solution for abstract submission, peer review, program creation, publishing output and administrative control.

"We are honored to be considered one of the best technology suppliers," said Keith MacGregor, executive vice president of Academic and Government Markets, Thomson Reuters. "Abstract Central strives to be a leader in the meetings industry and this recognition from MTO underscores our commitment to innovation."

About ScholarOne, Inc. ( provides comprehensive workflow management systems for scholarly journals, books, and conferences. Its Web-based applications enable publishers and societies to manage the submission, peer review, production, meetings and publication processes more efficiently, decreasing time-to-market for critical medical, scientific, and technical data, and lowering infrastructure costs. The clients of ScholarOne include prestigious nonprofit societies, university presses, government agencies, and the world's leading commercial publishers.

About Meeting TechOnline (
MeetingTechOnline is a team-driven online publication and community portal that provides technology information and education for the meetings industry. Based in Austin, Texas, MeetingTechOnline serves as a communication link between technology suppliers and buyers through its database of listings. MeetingTechOnline also conducts research through show organizers, technology suppliers, and industry experts.

About Thomson Reuters (
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs more than 50,000 people in 93 countries.


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