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Keynote: Join Tim Berners-Lee, Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and inventor of the Web, charting the course for Web Services as his vision continues to evolve.

Case Studies: Senior decision-makers from four Fortune 500 industry verticals share their experiences planning and integrating Web Services into their extended enterprises.

Sessions: Presenters include senior practitioners from OASIS, OGC, OMG, and W3C.

Current Challenges to be Addressed at this Conference:
Web Services Standards
Legal and Intellectual Property Rights
Identity Management
Conformance Testing
Quality of Service
Round Table: Attendees are invited to engage our presenters and each other in a public dialogue focused on Web Services issues and answers.
Steve Bratt, COO, W3C
Winston Bumpus, President, DMTF
Patrick Gannon, President, OASIS
Kathryn Korostoff, President, Sage Research, Inc.
Simon Pugh, Vice President, Standards & Infrastructure, MasterCard International
Carl Reed, Director of Spec. Programs, OGC
Ted Schadler, Group Director, Forrester Research Inc.
Ron Schmelzer, Founder and Senior Analyst, ZapThink
Richard Soley, CEO, OMG
  Tuesday Evening Panel and Reception, sponsored by U4EA PLC
  Kathryn Korostoff, President of Sage Research, Inc.
  Tom Bishop, Chief Technology Officer, VIEO
  Steve Blumenthal, Senior VP & CTO, Genuity
  Dr. David Black, Senior Technologist, EMC Corporation
  Carl Bunje, Associate Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company
  Kimberly Odom, Director of Product Management, Covad Wholesale
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Conference Benefits
Understand the drivers fueling the imperative to get viable Web Services online now
Gather intelligence about Web Services initiatives underway and planned
Gain insights about Web Services relevant to your own business and industry
Discern and anticipate buy-side needs in this emerging growth market
Set the direction of the open, vendor-neutral specifications required to ensure that Web Services meet business needs
Who Should Attend
CIOs/CTOs; IT/IS Executives
Line of Business Managers
Strategic Planners
Affiliate Partnership
Relationship Managers
Technology Suppliers, Solutions Providers
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