Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company ™ – delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined – today announced their participation in the annual Evans Developer Relations Conference. Presenting for the third year in a row, Nobby Akiha, SVP of Marketing for Actuate, and Ray Gans, Community Manager for BIRT-Exchange.org, will demonstrate how Actuate is working with the most active developers in the BIRT community to reward their efforts and drive community advocacy. “Whether they are using open source BIRT or ActuateOne ® – the BIRT-based suite of commercial products for development and deployment of custom analytics applications – our developers have invaluable knowledge and influence that supports the community development efforts,” said Akiha. “By recognizing and rewarding our developers’ willingness to ‘spread the word’ in the physical and virtual spaces where they hang out, we gain influence and insights into conversations we otherwise never could achieve.” The Developer Relations Conference features presentations from developer relations experts in leading software, telecom and web companies. The event showcases the latest survey data on developers' technology adoption, views on program features and adoption, development preferences and “wish lists” on topics such as Cloud, mobile development and embedded systems. During the past two years the audience for Actuate’s presentations at this conference has included community managers, developer relations managers, evangelism managers, developer event planners, and senior executives responsible for developer programs. Conference Details Actuate Presentation : “Turning Developer Passion into Advocacy,” March 18 th, 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. General Conference Dates: March 18 - 19, 2013 Location: Hotel Sofitel in Redwood City, California Actuate – The BIRT Company™ Actuate founded and co-leads the BIRT open source project, which is used by over 1.5 million developers around the globe and serves as the foundation of the ActuateOne ® platform. Applications built on ActuateOne deliver more business and consumer insights to more people than all BI companies combined - ensuring organizations are ready for the exponential growth of Big Data and the proliferation of touch devices. The ActuateOne platform empowers developers to rapidly develop custom, BIRT-based business analytics and customer communications applications. ActuateOne applications, built with one BIRT design can access and integrate any data including unstructured sources. They provide one user experience regardless of skill level and are supported by one platform for any cloud, hybrid, on-premise, web or touch device deployment. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Actuate has over 5,000 customers globally in a diverse range of business areas including financial services, technology and the public sector. Actuate is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol BIRT. For more information, visit www.actuate.com or engage with the BIRT community at www.birt-exchange.com. Copyright © 2013 Actuate Corporation. All rights reserved. Actuate, ActuateOne, BIRT Analytics and the Actuate logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Actuate Corporation and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain other countries. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between Actuate and any other company. All other brands, names or trademarks mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners.