Blue Bell, Pa., November 8, 2018 – PDS®, a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions, today announced that its User Group Association (UGA) will hold its 35th  Conference on May 8-11, 2019 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida. This year’s conference theme is “The Magnificent Seven” focused on leveraging the power of PDS’ industry-leading software solution, Vista® version 7, helping clients maximize their investment and more easily manage their workforce operations.

“Our UGA Steering Committee, staff and user community presenters have developed a magnificent conference program that includes a full-array of valuable sessions to help our clients get the most out of Vista 7,” said Pat Palmer, president and CEO at PDS. “In our 35th year of holding this conference, we are excited once again to not only offer our clients a valuable learning experience, but also provide an environment where they can network and learn best practices from other Vista users.”

Like the past conferences, the event will provide a variety of knowledge-sharing options for attendees. It will also include the popular brainstorming sessions from years past, which provide valuable input on product enhancements, and enable participants to help direct the future of Vista. Another valued component of the conference is the opportunity to network, troubleshoot and find solutions with the help of PDS Support, Professional Services, Development and Sales staff at the “Vista Solutions Center”. New this year is the opportunity to schedule a “Meet the President and CEO” where attendees can get one-on-one time with Pat Palmer to discuss their future initiatives and how PDS can continue to be a strategic partner.


Since 1974, the PDS User Group Association (PDS UGA) has helped educate itsusers on making the most of their software investment. Today, the PDS UGA consists of more than 1,000 members, led by a committee composed of PDS staff and end users.

About PDS

PDS is a leading provider of HCM systems offering a core suite of recruiting, onboarding, human resource, benefits, payroll, and time and attendance software throughout the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. PDS’ Vista suite enables organizations to minimize the time invested in administrative HCM and payroll activities by streamlining and automating those processes and facilitating strategic decision-making capabilities. Its innovative, personalized solution is backed by a team of experts who know your name, so you get a truly personalized experience your way, on your terms.

Founded in 1974, PDS is a privately-held company headquartered in Blue Bell, Pa. For more information on PDS or PDS’ Vista solution and services visit

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