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XMLEdge 2001

XMLEdge 2001: International XML Conference & Expo, Colocated With Web Services Edge 2001 West, Opens Today At The Santa Clara Convention Center, California

Charles Goldfarb's Opening Keynote Scheduled For Tomorrow, October 23

Web Services CEO Panel To Take Place Wednesday

Expo Floor To Remain Open Wednesday And Thursday

Montvale, NJ, USA. October 22, 2001.

SYS-CON Events, Inc. announced the special events planned for this week's XMLEdge 2001 - International XML Conference and Expo ( and Web Services Edge 2001 West at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California, October 23-26. The conference program will present exclusive keynotes and focus on cutting-edge XML and Web services technologies.

Dr. Charles Goldfarb, the father of markup languages, will deliver tomorrow's opening keynote address at 10 a.m. The other keynotes and the Web Services CEO Panel will also take place during the four-day conference and expo.

"We are very excited about presenting this colocated and look forward to offering the professional developer community one of the most memorable events of the year," said Cathy Walters, vice president of SYS-CON Events. "XMLEdge 2001 International Developer Conference and Expo will be a leading forum where XML professionals from around the world will exchange ideas, and leading XML vendors will showcase their cutting-edge technologies. Conference attendees will have a unique opportunity to interact with XMLEdge 2001 and Web Services Edge 2001 West faculty members - the makers and shakers of XML and Web Services technologies."

Web Services Focus of the Conference

SYS-CON's Web Services Edge 2001 East event took place on September 23-26 in New York City and attracted more than 2,700 i-technology professionals from around the world, making it the most significant Web Services event of the year.

"More than 4,000 delegates registered to attend our East Coast conference that took place this September in New York City," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and CEO of SYS-CON Media. "The number of delegates who actually participated at our East Coast conference was impressive in the aftermath of the despicable attacks of September 11."

"Our exhibitors, sponsors, and participating companies will be given a chance to reach all our 4,200 registered delegates and will be able to share the technologies they introduced and demonstrated at our New York Conference," said Grisha Davida, vice president of business development at SYS-CON Media. "This week in Santa Clara, we will facilitate a similar global communication between our delegates, readers, exhibitors, and participating companies at our West Coast conference ("

Special Events and Announcements from XMLEdge 2001 and Web Services Edge 2001 West

ALTOVA will present a live demonstration of the all-new XML SPY 4.0 Suite! Learn more about XML Spy Authorized Training! Meet with the XML Spy Strategic Marketing Team about Partnership Opportunities! XML Spy is the winner of six XML-Journal Readers' Choice Awards: best XML editor, best DTD editor, best development tool, most innovative XML tool, best XSLT Editor and best Conversion Tool! To show their appreciation, Altova will be giving away FREE O'Reilly Books on XML Schema to the first 1,000 visitors to their booth, along with many other new and cool XML Spy gadgets! (

CAPE CLEAR SOFTWARE, the Web Services software company, will distribute 100 copies of the just-released CapeConnect Three, the Web Services Platform with a FREE 21-day evaluation license. This giveaway also includes the latest version of CapeStudio, Cape Clear's Rapid Application Development environment (

IDOOX is presenting a PalmPilot Giveaway: Leave your business card at the Idoox booth and be included in a drawing for the latest Palm Pilot m100 (

IPEDO will be debuting the Ipedo XML Database 2.0 at XMLEdge/Web Services Edge. Visit the Ipedo booth and be one of the first to take a look (

INFRAVIO will be unveiling the Infravio Web Services Management System, the fastest, simplest, and most reliable way to implement Web Services. The Infravio Web Services Management System (WSMS) gives your organization a unique, comprehensive architecture for developing, managing and deploying Web Services. Stop by to learn more and see a demo. Also be sure to attend Infravio's CEO Eileen Richardson's session on the Web Services CEO Keynote Panel (

IONA is demonstrating how their Web services and application server offerings are enabling powerful B2B, J2EE, and embedded applications today. Demos will be given on IONA XMLBus, IONA iPortal Application Server, Field Force Automation Demo, and mScape (

OASIS will announce the new OASIS Web Services Component Model Technical Committee. A press release will be distributed on Monday, October 22, and OASIS representatives will meet with the press at SYS-CON's Web Services Edge West and XMLEdge Conference in Santa Clara to formally announce this new committee.

POLARLAKE will be previewing PolarLake Version 1.2, which includes graphical composition of Web Services, and will be demonstrating its support for Financial Services Standards including FpML and XBRL. You can meet the PolarLake team on Wednesday and Thursday at booth #514 during XMLEdge 2001 (

PYBIX will be having free demos every hour at XMLEdge/Web Services Edge. Visit the Pybix booth and attend the in-depth demo of their newest product (

ROGUE WAVE SOFTWARE will be hosting a party on Wednesday evening, October 24th, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Santa Clara Hilton. The party will feature The Rogue Show: Who Wants To Be A Hundredaire, as well as free food and Drinks, cash prizes, and a raffle for a Sony CD Walkman (

SILVERSTREAM is giving out an all-knowing Magic 8 Ball, a perfect tool for all of those seemingly impossible decisions. SilverStream provides SilverStream eXtend, the first comprehensive integrated services environment to simplify and accelerate the development of sophisticated business applications (

SYS-CON TELEVISION will bring the conference keynotes and special events including interviews with the leading visionaries to its readers around the world (

WEB SERVICES JOURNAL's November issue, the leading magazine dedicated to the new Web services paradigm, will make its debut at the conference. It includes full coverage of the Web Services Edge 2001 East conference of September 23-26, in New York City. This issue will be on the newsstands worldwide on Tuesday, October 30.

Conference Expo Floor to Be Open Two Full Days: Wednesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 25

The conference's expo floor will be open on Wednesday, 12 noon to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The following companies will announce, introduce, and present their latest XML and Web Services products and services during the conference: ADOS (Booth 508), Altova (Booth 403), Bestning (Booth 521), Borland (Booth 503), Cape Clear (Booth 701), CF Advisor, ColdFusion Developer's Journal, Computer Associates, CORDA (Booth 717), Data Junction Corporation (Booth 616), DataMirror (Booth 410), Dataquad, Eltegra (Booth 715), Group Intelligence (Booth 815), HiT Software (Booth 801), Hewlett-Packard (Booth 716), Idoox (Booth 704), Infravio (Booth 615), Inktomi (Booth 502), Internet Wire, Iona (Booth 509), Ipedo (Booth 408), Java Lobby, Java Developer's Journal, Kenamea (Booth 703), Middleware Company (Booth 809), OASIS (Booth 517), PolarLake (Booth 514), Programmer's Paradise, PyBiz (Booth 415), Rogue Wave (Booth 404), SEAGULL, Shinka Technologies (Booth 714), SD Times, Sonic Software (Booth 609), SplitFire, SpiritSoft (Booth 515), SilverStream (Booth 601), SYS-CON Radio (Booth 709),, Talking Blocks (Booth 700), Vordel (Booth 402), BEA WebLogic Developer's Journal, Web Services Journal, WebSphere Developer's Journal, Web Techniques, Whitehill Technologies, Inc. (Booth 417), Wireless Business & Technology, XMLCities(tm) (Booth 620), XML-Journal, and XML.ORG (Booth 517).

About SYS-CON Media

SYS-CON Media, twice named the fastest-growing, privately held publishing company in America by Inc 500, is the world's leading publisher exclusively serving i-technology markets. SYS-CON publications include: Wireless Business & Technology (, Java Developer's Journal (, XML-Journal (, Web Services Journal (, ColdFusion Developer's Journal (, PowerBuilder Developer's Journal (, WebSphereDeveloper's Journal (, and BEA WebLogic Developer's Journal (

About SYS-CON Events, Inc.

SYS-CON Events, Inc. is the world's leading producer of i-technology developer conferences and expositions. SYS-CON Events' upcoming developer conference calendar includes: "XMLEdge2001 - International XML Conference & Expo," colocated with "Web Services Edge 2001 West - International Web Services Conference & Expo," to take place October 22-25, at Santa Clara Convention Center, California; "Wireless Edge 2002 - International Wireless Business & Technology Conference & Expo" to take place May 7-9 at Santa Clara Convention Center, California; and "Web Services Edge 2002 East - International Web Services Conference & Expo," colocated with "JDJEdge 2002 - International Java Developer Conference & Expo" to take place June 24-27 at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Each month SYS-CON Media reaches over half a million i-technology professionals through its specialty journals, magazines, books, conferences, and the SYS-CON interactive portal with its 87 Web sites at


Grisha Davida

Cathy Walters
SYS-CON Events, Inc.

Prepared by Robin Cover for The XML Cover Pages archive.

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