AeA Classic Financial Conference Presenting Company Profiles

SANTA CLARA, Calif. , Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The AeA Classic Financial Conference takes place November 2-5, 2008 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA. Below are profiles from companies presenting at the conference. For in-depth...


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Show Name: AeA Classic Financial Conference

Company: Arrowhead Research Corporation

Ticker Symbol & Exchange: ARWR - NASDAQ

Investor Relations Contact: Virginia Dadey

Investor Relations Contact Phone: 212-541-3707

Web URL: http://www.arrowheadresearch.com

Date of Presentation: Tuesday, November 4th and Wednesday, November 5th

Company Description:

Arrowhead Research Corporation is a publicly traded nanotechnology holding company striving to bring new products to market via its subsidiaries in the healthcare, electronics, and clean energy industries. Arrowhead has created a scalable platform on which to build highly specialized subsidiaries designed to maximize capital efficiency and accelerate the rate of product development. Currently, Arrowhead has four subsidiaries developing nanotech products and applications and investments in two minority-owned subsidiaries.

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Show Name: AeA Classic Financial Conference

Company: Aware, Inc.

Ticker Symbol & Exchange: AWRE - NASDAQ

Investor Relations Contact: Michael Tzannes

Investor Relations Contact Phone: 781-276-4000

Web URL: http://www.aware.com/ir

Date of Presentation: Tuesday, November 4th and Wednesday, November 5th

Company Description:

Aware is a leading provider of DSL silicon intellectual property that has been licensed to semiconductor companies worldwide. Aware offers advanced DSL test and diagnostics hardware and software solutions to the automated test and OSP handheld industries. Aware provides biometrics software for fingerprint enrollment, border control and secure credential applications.

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Show Name: AeA Classic Financial Conference

Company: AXT, Inc.

Ticker Symbol & Exchange: AXTI

Investor Relations Contact: Wilson W. Cheung

Investor Relations Contact Phone: 510-438-4735

Web URL: http://www.axt.com

Date of Presentation: Tuesday, November 4th and Wednesday, November 5th

Company Description:

AXT designs, develops, manufactures and distributes high-performance compound and single element semiconductor substrates comprising gallium arsenide (GaAs), indium phosphide (InP) and germanium (Ge). The company's substrate products are used primarily in LED applications, wireless communications, fiber optic communications and concentrated photovoltaic applications. AXT has manufacturing facilities in China and invests in five joint ventures producing raw materials.

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Show Name: AeA Classic Financial Conference

Company: BigBand Networks, Inc.

Ticker Symbol & Exchange: BBND - NASDAQ

Investor Relations Contact: Erica Abrams of the Blueshirt Group

Investor Relations Contact Phone: 415-217-5864

Web URL: http://www.bigbandnet.com

Date of Presentation: Monday, November 3rd and Tuesday, November 4th

Company Description:

BigBand Networks provides innovative network solutions designed to make it easier for broadband service providers to move, manage and monetize digital video. BigBand's digital video networking platforms support a rich suite of applications including digital TV management, high definition television, addressable advertising, video-on-demand, interactive TV and more.

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Show Name: AeA Classic Financial Conference

Company: BTU International, Inc.

Ticker Symbol & Exchange: BTUI - NASDAQ

Investor Relations Contact: Bill Monigle

Investor Relations Contact Phone: 941-497-1622

Web URL: http://www.btu.com

Date of Presentation: Tuesday, November 4th and Wednesday, November 5th

Company Description:

BTU International is a market-leading, global supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets. BTU equipment is used in the production of solar cells, nuclear fuel and fuel cells, as well as in printed circuit board assembly and semiconductor packaging. For more information, see www.btu.com.