PLM09 IC was organised by the University of Bath, in UK. The main conference organiser was prof. Chris McMahon, University of Bath.

Conference pre-proceedings were distributed at the conference, also with a printed book of abstracts. The final conference proceedings were published by Inderscience, in the PLM IC series, and they are available here

At PLM09 the first meeting of the renewed IFIP WG 5.1 was organised, defining PLM IC in the official conference of the group. The members of the PLM IWG, launched in 2008, became members of the IFIP WG 5.1.