PITTSBURGH, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Education Management Corporation (NASDAQ: EDMC), a leading provider of post-secondary education, announced today that Todd S. Nelson, Chairman, Edward H. West, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Randall J. Killeen, Acting Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to participate in the BMO Capital Markets 12th Annual Back to School Education Conference in New York, NY on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 11:15 a.m. Eastern Time. Interested parties can access a live webcast of the presentation on the Investor Relations section of the Education Management website ( www.edmc.edu). An archive of the webcast and a copy of the presentation will also be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website ( www.edmc.edu). About Education Management Education Management ( www.edmc.edu), with approximately 151,200 students as of October 2011, is among the largest providers of post-secondary education in North America, based on student enrollment and revenue, with a total of 109 locations in 32 U.S. states and Canada. We offer academic programs to our students through campus-based and online instruction, or through a combination of both. We are committed to offering quality academic programs and continuously strive to improve the learning experience for our students. Our educational institutions offer students the opportunity to earn undergraduate and graduate degrees and certain specialized non-degree diplomas in a broad range of disciplines, including design, media arts, health sciences, psychology and behavioral sciences, culinary, fashion, business, education, legal and information technology. This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements typically contain words such as "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects," "intends" or similar words indicating that future outcomes are not known with certainty and are subject to risk factors that could cause these outcomes to differ significantly from those projected. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements related to the Company's future operating and financial performance, and include statements regarding expected enrollment, revenue, expense levels, capital expenditures and earnings. Any such forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from any future results encompassed within the forward-looking statements. Some of the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to: changes in the overall U.S. or global economy; changes in enrollment or student mix; our ability to maintain eligibility to participate in Title IV programs; increased or unanticipated legal and regulatory costs; changes in accreditation standards; the implementation of new operating procedures for our fully online programs; government and regulatory changes including revised interpretations of regulatory requirements that affect the postsecondary education industry and new regulations adopted by the U.S. Department of Education on October 29, 2010 and June 13, 2011; new programs and operational changes implemented in response to the "gainful employment" financial metrics; and other factors discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those identified in the "Risk Factors" section of our Annual Report on Form 10-K and our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Past results of Education Management are not necessarily indicative of its future results. Education Management does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements. COMPANY CONTACTS:John IannoneDirector of Investor Relations(412) 995-7727
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