Wednesday, June 4, 2008

BDPA Conference Workshops: Technical Track

Conference Worshops * Technical Track

Case Study Smart Card Technology - Workshop Presenter: Coram J. Rimes, Jr., Director - Prudential Thursday, August 07, 2008 at 10:15 AM EST - Room: University

  • Interactive discussion and case study: Review Best of Breed Products

Defining An Enterprise Architecture - Workshop Presenter: Arturo D. Hill, PMP, Director, Solution Delivery / Enterprise Architecture - Perficient, Inc. Thursday, August 07, 2008 at 3:15 PM EST - Room: University; The workshop objectives are:

  1. Provide a high-level overview to the practice of Enterprise Architecture (EA).
  2. Focus on some of the possible disconnects between the theory and current practice of EA.
  3. Explore emerging disciplines such as Structural, Agile, and Actionable Enterprise

Free Software: Economical Tools for Secure Network - Workshop Presenter: Boyd Stephens, Network Systems Admin - UGMO Research Friday, August 08, 2008 at 8:30 AM EST - Room: University

  • This presentation will outline various free software based technologies which can be utilized in the creation and deployment of the internetworking infrastructure for any business/governmental organization, educational institution, and community based facility. The content of the presentation will deal heavily with leveraging free software.

Healthcare Technology (SOA Enabling Health Systems Interoperability) - Workshop Presenter: Donald George, Chief Executive Officer - PRISM Communication Systems Wednesday, August 06, 2008 at 8:30 AM EST - Room: University

  • This workshop introduces how a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) enables the transformation of enterprise healthcare business processes and information systems.

IT Architecture & Planning (ITAP) MOF/ITIL Operations Assessment - Workshop Presenter: Edward Clark Jr., Enterprise Strategy Consultant- Microsoft Wednesday, August 06, 2008 at 3:15 PM EST - Room: University

  • This workshop will provide an overview of Microsoft's highly acclaimed Information Technology Architecture and Planning process.

Server Virtualization for Dummies - Workshop Presenter: John R. Hoffler, Jr. Assistant VP / Sr. Systems Architect - Wachovia Bank Wednesday, August 06, 2008 at 10:15 AM EST - Room: University

  • This seminar explains why the typical distributed server is only 10% utilized and how much floor space, electricity, cooling, hardware, software, and manpower are being wasted. Learn server consolidation techniques to save millions of dollars.

Tools for Meetings of the Future / LAB - Workshop Presenter: Michael Barney, Software Developer Friday, August 08, 2008 at 1:30 PM EST - Room: Baker

  • This workshop will focus on several technologies that can delivery effective and interactive multimedia presentations.

Using the Eclipse/MyEclipse IDE for Developing Java - Workshop Presenter: Steve Gutter, Sr. Tech Specialist - Using MyEclipse for Developing Java Applications Friday, August 08, 2008 at 10:15 AM EST - Room: University

  • This presentation will show an extremely robust IDE which you can use to learn J2EE and develop applications at a very minimal expense: less than $50 per year

I am very interested to hear your comments on the technical track of conference workshops. Which of these topics interests you the most? Do you have any questions or comments on the conference (in general) or these workshops (in particular)?


jeckels said...

I see you are planning a session around the MyEclipse IDE. I'm glad you see the value in our price point and features.

We would be happy to assist in any way we can to enrich the experience for users in this session. Please let me know if you have any needs.


Villager said...

Jens - I shared your request with our conference workshop leader ... Portia Westbrooks. She can be reached on if you haven't heard from her yet. Or you can reach her by phone on (800) 727-2372...