Microsoft Signs On as Elite
Sponsor of XML 2004;
Conference Program Announced
Added from Adobe, Justsystem, Lockheed Martin,
Alexandria, Va. - Nov. 10,
2004 - IDEAlliance, a leading trade association
dedicated to fostering XML and other information technology standards, today
announced that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) has signed on as the
"Elite Sponsor" of XML Conference and Exposition 2004, being held
Nov. 15-19 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. The annual event is the world's largest XML trade conference.
is a long-time advocate of XML and its related body of standards," says
Joshua G. Edwards, Technical Product Manager, Microsoft Office Product
Management. "We're proud to
support XML 2004 as the industry's premier XML educational and trade
XML 2004 has also added
several new presentations to the "product presentation" and
"late-breaking news" sessions at the conference.
"Every year, this conference covers the latest,
up-to-the-minute news and events surrounding XML-based technologies and
solutions," says Conference Chair Lauren Wood. "These recent additions to the XML 2004
schedule ensure that conference attendees have access to the most recent
information about technological developments. The conference also features
product presentations where attendees can get an in-depth look at useful tools
and integrated solutions."
Sessions recently added to the XML 2004
"Adobe LiveCycle -
Using XML and SOA to Link People with Systems," Duane Nickull, Senior Standards Strategist, Adobe Systems, Inc.
"XML in the .NET Framework: Past, Present
& Future," Dare Obasanjo, Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT)
"An Approach to Visually Creating and Editing
Nested Compound Documents," Nobuaki
Wake, Software Architect, and Junpei Aoki, Software
Engineer, Justsystem Corporation
"Is Now the Time for Binary XML? Report on
Current W3C Activity," Michael
Leventhal, Director, XML Products, Tarari, Inc.
Policy Content at the Social Security
Administration: Using XML and Semantic Metadata," Terry M. Hynes, PolicyNet Program Manager,
Social Security Administration, and
Duane Degler, Design Consultant, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)/IPGems
For the full XML 2004 schedule, visit http://www.xmlconference.org/xmlusa/2004/schedule.html.
For information on exhibiting at XML 2004,
For information on sponsorship
opportunities at XML 2004, visit http://www.xmlconference.org/xmlusa/2004/sponsorship.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.
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