Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF
Report on Form 6-K dated May 2, 2008
Commission File No. 0-28578
(Name of Registrant)
9, Quai Marcel Dassault, B.P. 310, 92156 Suresnes Cedex, France
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
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Dassault Systemes S.A. is furnishing under cover of Form 6-K a press release dated May 2, 2008, announcing that its General Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on May 22, 2008.



Information relating to the General Shareholders’ Meeting of Dassault Systèmes to be held on May 22, 2008
Paris, France, May 2, 2008 – Dassault Systèmes (Nasdaq: DASTY ; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) informs its shareholders that its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 22nd, 2008 at 3pm at La Maison de la Chimie (room 131), 28bis rue St-Dominique, 75007 Paris.
The notice of meeting was published in the Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires (BALO) on April 14, 2008 and contained the agenda of the meeting and the draft resolutions which are available on Dassault Systèmes’ website (under Corporate/Investors/2008 Shareholders Meeting).
Documents and information relating to this meeting are available to the shareholders as from May 2nd, 2008 at Dassault Systèmes’ headquarters or at Société Générale (address: Service des Assemblées – 32, rue du Champ-de-Tir, BP 81236 – 44312 Nantes, Cedex 3) under the conditions provided by law.
About Dassault Systèmes:
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 100,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systèmes develops and markets PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systèmes portfolio consists of CATIA for designing the virtual product - SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design - DELMIA for virtual production - SIMULIA for virtual testing - ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, and 3DVIA for online 3D lifelike experiences.  Dassault Systèmes is listed on the Nasdaq (DASTY) and Euronext Paris (#13065, DSY.PA) stock exchanges. For more information, visit
CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, SIMULIA, SolidWorks and 3DVIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.
Valérie Agathon/Beatrix Martinez
Tél. 33 1 40 99 69 24

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date:  May 2, 2008
/s/ Thibault de Tersant  
  Name:     Thibault de Tersant  
  Title: Senior EVP and Chief Financial Officer