A presentation by Alan Mulally, Boeing senior vice president and president of Commercial Airplanes, to the Salomon Smith Barney annual transportation conference on Nov. 14, will be webcast on the Internet.
Time of the webcast will be from 3:40 - 4:20 EST, on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The live audio webcast of Mulally's presentation, as well as the slide materials used in his speech, will be available at the Boeing web site on the Internet. The presentation will be also archived on this site for future use.
Mulally is expected to focus on how his Boeing unit is successfully leveraging its position as the world's leading supplier of commercial jetliners to become highly competitive in a much broader range of aerospace products and services, thus opening significant new market opportunities.
Individuals may listen to the presentation on the Internet at the Boeing web site. However, they are urged to check the website ahead of time to ensure their computers are configured for the audio stream and slide presentation. Instructions for obtaining the correct, downloadable software will be posted on the site beginning Monday, Nov. 13.
Salomon Smith Barney will make an audio webcast available of the entire conference at www.smithbarney.com. The conference is being held in New York City, Nov. 13-16.
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