Speakers for XML 2004 Announced
Include Executives from IBM, Microsoft, DaimlerChrysler; World's Largest
XML Trade Conference Slated for Nov. 15-19 in Washington, D.C.
Alexandria, Va. August 17, 2004 - IDEAlliance, a leading industry
association dedicated to fostering XML and other information technology
standards, today announced the keynote speakers for XML Conference and
Exposition 2004, being held Nov. 15-19 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington,
D.C. The keynote presenters are:
- Michael Daconta,
Metadata Program Manager, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- Jack Greenfield, Architect,
Visual Studio Team System, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT)
- David Haslam,
Senior Architect, MOPAR division of DaimlerChrysler (NYSE: DCX)
- Rod Smith, Vice President,
Emerging Technologies, IBM (NYSE: IBM)
thrilled with the caliber of keynotes and presenters we've assembled for XML
2004," says XML 2004 Conference Chair Lauren Wood. "We have a broad range of topics on the
program and a large number of viewpoints will be represented. XML is used in so
many places to solve real-world problems and XML 2004 will be able to showcase
many of these solutions."
"IBM has embraced XML standards as
part of our global strategy," says Rodney Smith, IBM Fellow/Vice
President, IBM. "We're proud
to support the XML 2004 conference as the premier forum for exchanging ideas
about XML, which is reshaping how the world exchanges information and conducts
"XML standards and technologies are playing an
increasingly important role in how the U.S.
government gathers, manages and distributes information, including information
vital to our nation's security," says Michael Daconta, Metadata Program Manager,
U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
"With XML 2004 located in Washington, D.C., this year's conference will feature a special emphasis on government
For information on presentations,
sponsorships, exhibiting at XML 2004, and other marketing opportunities, visit http://www.xmlconference.org/xmlusa/2004/call.html.
For general information
and to register to attend XML 2004, visit http://www.xmlconference.org/xmlusa/2004/registration.html.
(International Digital Enterprise Alliance) is a not-for-profit membership
organization. Its mission is to advance user-driven, cross-industry solutions
for all publishing and content-related processes by developing standards,
fostering business alliances, and identifying best practices. IDEAlliance has
been a leader in information technology since 1966 (founded as Graphic
Communications Association) having fostered the development and adoption of
standards such as ADIS, GRACoL, ICE, JIFFI, Mail.dat, papiNet, PRISM, PROSE
XML, SPACE XML, SGML, and XML. Learn more about IDEAlliance at www.idealliance.org.
Marion L. Elledge
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