Presentations for The Summer XML 2009 Conference (Raleigh NC, July 2009)

  The Summer XML Conference presentations were carefully selected to be highly technical, marketing fluff free, and presented by real users and technology experts.  Presentations are set up in 3 tracks, with keynotes each day.  Here is what you can expect. 
  • Keynote: Survivor: XML (Leigh W. White, Allscripts)
  • Introduction to XSLT Concepts (Debbie Lapeyre, Mulberry Technologies)
  • Introduction to DITA (Kristen James Eberlein, IBM)
  • Ex-XHTML HTML (Doug Schepers, W3C)
  • Author, Manage and Publish Topic-Based Documentation using TCS2 (Mahesh Kumar Gupta, Adobe Systems)
  • Motivational Keynote: Goal Setting and Goal Achieving -- Avoiding the Pitfalls (Leslie Flowers, LifeSuccess)
  • XML Schema (XSD) 1.1: What's New? (C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, Black Mesa Technologies)
  • XSLT Patterns: The Identity Transform (Mitch Amiano, Agile Markup)
  • XPath 2.0, XSLT 2.0, and XQuery 1.0 - Basic Introduction with Focus on What's New (Andrew W Spyker, IBM)
  • Leveraging your XML Content: Developing Stylesheets for Personalized Multi-Channel Publishing (Tim Allen, Scott Youngblom, Oberon Technologies)
  • XForms and Genericode (Betty Harvey, ECC)
  • Controlled Authoring, How Standardization of Content Facilitates XML and Increases Its Benefits (Berry Braster, Tedopres)
  • Developing XML Workflows (Iain Finlayson and Scott Beebe, Oxford University Press)
  • Creativity or Confusion Factor? The Case for Word-, Phrase-, and Sentence-level Reuse in Writing for a Global Audience (Kent Taylor, acrolinx North America, Inc)
  • Monday Evening Social - Dog and Pony Show in the Exhibit Room (Refreshments provided)
  • Sending Messages to the Future: Preservation Aspects of Data Representation (C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, Black Mesa Technologies LLC)
  • The Rise of the Documentation Solutions Architect (Jonathan M. Roe, SCCI)
  • Using the New XML standards of XPath 2.0, XSLT 2.0, and XQuery 1.0 in Java Based Middleware (Andrew W Spyker, IBM)
  • Introduction to Schematron (Debbie Lapeyre, Mulberry Technologies)
  • Digital Alchemy: Turning Unstructured Content To Gold (Or At Least Something Useful) (Don Bridges, DCL)
  •  Deploying help systems using XML: Two case studies (Larry Kunz, SDI Corporation)
  • Test Assertions Scripts: A New Approach to Testing XML Documents (Jacques R. Durand, Stephen Green, and Boonserm (Serm) Kulvatunyou, Fujitsu America)
  • Open Graphics and the Sustainable Web: Scalable Vector Graphics and Canvas (Doug Schepers, W3C)
  • IDCMS Blue: An ID Lifecycle and Content Management System (Case Study) (Mike Iantosca, IBM)
  • Validating XML Schema's Using Schematron and QOD (Betty Harvey, ECC)
  • Schedule and more information online: .  Once you check out the schedule, you will want to be here!  We hope that you will attend and learn from our speakers, network with a great crowd, share knowledge, visit vendors, and get a great return on your investment of time and $495.

The Summer XML 2009 Conference
July 27-28, 2009
NCSU Jane S. McKimmon Conference Center
Raleigh, North Carolina USA
A great value at $495... Pay in 1, 2, or 3 payments...easier on the wallet or corporate budget.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT to our conference sponsors (Adobe, StudioB, Sterling Ledet, Agile Markup), our exhibitors, and those coming to gather resumes.

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Kay Whatley
Conference Producer/Production Manager
Above and Beyond Learning Corp.
PHONE: 1.919.269.5414
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