Decision Research announces upcoming 2006 Client Conference

HONOLULU, HI – February 14, 2006 - Decision Research Corporation (DRC), a rating and policy processing software solution provider to the property & casualty insurance industry, today announced that their 2006 Client Conference will be held at the Sheraton Waikiki in Honolulu, February 27th and 28th.

Building on the success of last year’s conference, DRC clients and staff will participate in two session rich days, which will include presentations by Mr. Chad Hersh, a senior analyst with Celent’s insurance practice and by Mr. Ara Trembly, technology senior editor at The National Underwriter Company. The program will open with comments from Decision Research’s President and Founder, Walt Simmons. Conference sessions also include:

o State of the insurance industry technology

o Technology trends and future in the insurance industry

o Update on Decision Research products, services, and partners

o Preview of new features and products under development

o Client automated underwriting implementation case study

o Panel discussions

Attendees with also enjoy a taste of Hawaii at the Royal Hawaiian Luau, hosted by Decision Research the evening of February 27.

Karen Yamamoto, Decision Research’s Vice President of Product Development, commented, “Our inaugural event was such a great success in 2005 that we knew we had to continue to take advantage of the opportunity to bring so many of our clients together to share their real-world perspectives. The networking and camaraderie is a great benefit to our clients, but also of tremendous value to the Decision Research team to gain a perspective from those using our products day-in and day-out. This venue has proven to be a great opportunity for all involved to enjoy substantive dialogue among DRC users and staff”

“I am pleased to once again join DRC and their clients at this year’s conference. It is a great opportunity for attendees to learn more about trends shaping the industry, while user conferences are also an excellent venue for clients and vendors to share--and develop--best practices to help users derive maximum value from their solutions. User conferences are also customers' best opportunity to provide vendors with valuable input for their product direction,” noted conference speaker and industry analyst Chad Hersh of Celent.

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