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August 02, 2012 10:30 am ET
James E. Cashman - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Maria T. Shields - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Vice President of Finance & Administration
Perry Huang - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Sterling P. Auty - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division
Richard H. Davis - Canaccord Genuity, Research Division
Ross MacMillan - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division
Steven M. Ashley - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division
Jay Vleeschhouwer - Griffin Securities, Inc., Research Division
Blair Abernethy - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division
Daniel T. Cummins - ThinkEquity LLC, Research Division
Steven R. Koenig - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division
Steven R. Koenig - Longbow Research LLC
Good morning, and welcome to the ANSYS 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Please note this event is being recorded.
I would now like to turn the conference over to Jim Cashman. Please go ahead.
James E. Cashman
Okay, thanks, Amy. Good morning, and thanks, everyone, for joining us discussing our 2012 second quarter financial results. So again, consistent with our normal protocol, all of the general information and key topics relative to both Q2 and the first half of 2012 business results, they're included in our earnings release and in some prepared remarks that we posted on the homepage of our Investor Relations website this morning.
So, but as always, before we get started, I'll introduce Maria Shields, our CFO, for our Safe Harbor Statement. So Maria?