Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State, To Speak at Advent Software Spring Conference

Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State, To Speak at Advent Software Spring Conference

San Francisco, April 9, 2001 - Advent Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADVS) announces that Madeleine Albright, the first female Secretary of State and the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. Government, will serve as the keynote speaker at the company's annual Spring Conference, April 30-May 2, at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero Center in San Francisco. Ms. Albright will speak at the 12:15 p.m. luncheon on Tuesday, May 1.

The Advent Spring Conference has grown into one of the investment industry's premier forums. This year's Spring Conference will address issues including the state of the industry, the increased need for advice-based services, and connecting with customers through new technologies.
Advent Software will feature a series of sessions on Advent TrustedNetworkSM, its service that allows professional investment managers to provide their clients with online consolidated, cross-institutional reports of their total wealth. It is a technology advancement that allows financial institutions to establish a competitive advantage and differentiate their services by providing a heightened level of service to their clients.

Advent's conference series currently attracts more than 1,000 Advent product users annually. The conference's list of notable keynote speakers has included former President George Bush, former Secretary of State and White House Chief of Staff James A. Baker, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volker and Governor Mario Cuomo. The memorable addresses as well as the comprehensive program topics and continuing product education are all key ingredients in the continued success of Advent's global conference series.

Advent Software, Inc. is the leading provider of Enterprise Investment Management solutions. The company provides a suite of complementary products for the front, middle and back offices of investment management organizations. The company's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol ADVS.

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Kathleen Golden
Advent Software, Inc.
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San Francisco  CA  94107
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