Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, thank you for joining us on Exponent's Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Results Conference Call. This conference call is the property of Exponent's and any taping or other reproduction is expressly prohibited without prior written consent. Joining me on the call today are Dr. Catherine Corrigan, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Richard L. Schlenker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
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