Contact: Patricia A. Spinella
Franklin Lakes, NJ (February 26, 2004) -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX) announced today it would participate in the SG Cowen 24th Annual Health Care Conference. The BD presentation will be made on Tuesday, March 9 at 10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (ET), and again at 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (ET).
The live webcast of BD's presentation can be accessed from the BD website, www.bd.com/investors, and will be available for replay on the BD website until 5:00 p.m. (ET), March 16, 2004.
BD is a medical technology company that serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public. BD manufactures and sells a broad range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products. For the fiscal year ended September 30, 2003, BD reported total revenues of $4.528 billion.