ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 21, 2005--Registration is now open for XML
2005, the largest independent conference for XML technologies and
applications. XML 2005 is the latest in IDEAlliance's series of conferences
devoted to the Extensible Markup Language, a worldwide standard that enables
data compatibility across different computing systems. It will be held
November 14-18 in Atlanta,
IT professionals and novices from around the world attend the XML Conferences
to explore the latest technologies, applications and services that produce
higher-quality data, increase production speed, and save money. This year's
event will feature nearly two-dozen tutorials, approximately 125 presentation
and discussion sessions, interoperability demonstrations, and an exhibition
of products and services from leading vendors.
keynote speakers for the five-day program are David Campbell, Microsoft SQL
Server general manager for data engine and access technologies; Steven G.
Harris, vice president of Oracle's Java Platform Group; Jim Hendler,
University of Maryland professor and director of semantic web and agent
technology at the Maryland Information and Network Dynamics Laboratory; David
Megginson, principal of Megginson Technologies, a leading XML consultancy;
and Robert Picciano, vice president of data management for IBM Corporation.
source for everything XML
2005 has something for anyone interested or involved in XML, from
introductory tutorials to case studies to technical and theoretical sessions.
Select presentations are geared to distinct application areas, such as
government, military, financial services, publishing, legal and
has gone through the hype phase to be an accepted and expected part of
today's technology infrastructure," says Lauren Wood, senior technical program
manager at Sun Microsystems, Inc. and XML 2005 Conference chair. "XML
2005 brings together experts, fellow professionals, and product vendors to
give attendees the resources they need to transform data management within their
Keagle, technical lead of the web services team for a county school system in
is a prime example of someone who put her XML Conference experience to
team used what I learned at the XML Conference to provide an entirely new
plan of production for both the print and online versions of our course
bulletin," she says. "The project has been a success in every
aspect. It has cut down on production time, reduced errors, and allowed for
multiple outputs from a single source. We marvel that in a span of a year we
were able to complete such a successful project using technologies new to
more information and to register for XML 2005, visit www.xmlconference.org/.
(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. Founded in 1966
as the Graphic Communications Association, IDEAlliance has been a leader in
information technology - developing Document Markup Metalanguage (GENCODE),
sponsoring the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML), and fostering
eXtensible Markup Language (XML). IDEAlliance builds on these languages to
create specifications that enhance efficiency and speed information in all
aspects of publishing and content-related processes. Learn more about
IDEAlliance at www.idealliance.org.