Corrected/augmented announcement from Ken North

Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 09:44:37 -0700
From: KenNorth <>
To: Robin Cover <>

Corrected/augmented announcement from Ken North


Terry DeGiuli

+1 (212) 251-0006 <>

For Immediate Release

Unprecedented All-Star Lineup with 33 Authors 

to Speak at XML DevCon Fall 2000

October 10, New York City - SYS-CON Media and Camelot Communications announced today that XML DevCon Fall 2000, to be presented 
November 12-15, 2000 at the San Jose DoubleTree Hotel, has assembled a faculty that includes a W3C Fellow, ACM Fellow, Seybold 
Fellow, STC Honorary Fellow, and Turing Award winner. The distinguished faculty (including the co-inventors of XML, SQL, and SGML) 
will instruct XML enthusiasts from around the world -- programmers, developers, engineers, software architects, system engineers, 
Web developers, product managers, project leaders, consultants and educators. Updates on the event may be found at <>. 

The four-day technical conference features 6 tracks with over 100 sessions. Highlighting the event is a technical program that 
includes recognized industry best-selling authors who have written books on XML, HTML, XHTML, SGML, Java, and SQL. They include:

7 Charles Goldfarb, father of SGML, editor of Prentice Hall's SGML/XML series, author of The XML Handbook, XML Web Kit

7 Don Chamberlin, co-designed SQL and Quilt, author of A Complete Guide to DB2 Universal Database

7 Jim Gray, editor of Morgan-Kaufmann's data management series, co-author of Transaction Processing: Concepts and Techniques and 
The Benchmark Handbook for Database and Transaction Processing Systems

7 Joe Celko, author of SQL for Smarties, Instant SQL, Data and Databases, and Joe Celko's SQL Puzzles and Answers

7 Barbara Bouldin, author of Agents of Change

7 Martin Bryan, author of SGML - An Author's Guide to the Standard Generalized Markup Language

7 Kurt Cagle, author of XML Developer's Handbook

7 Michael Floyd, author of Building Web Sites with XML

7 Peter Haggar, author of Practical Java

7 Elliotte Rusty Harold, author of the XML Bible, Java I/O, Java Network
Programming, XML: Extensible Markup Language, Java Network Programming, Java Secrets: With CDROM, Java Developer's Resource : A 
Tutorial and On-Line

7 Ken Holman, author of Practical Transformation Using XSLT and Xpath

7 Molly Holschlag, author of about a dozen books, including Special Edition with XHTML 1.0

7 David Linthicum, author of David Linthicum's Guide to Client Server Development and Enterprise Application Integration

7 Brian Loesgen, co-author of Professional XML, Professional ASP/XML and Professional Windows DNA

7 Didier Martin, co-author of Professional XML

7 Bruce Peat, co-author of Professional XML

7 Mark Scardina, co-author of Oracle XML Handbook

7 Simon St. Laurent, author of XML:A Primer, XML Elements of Style, Building XML Applications, Cookies, and Sharing Bandwidth

7 Henry Balen, Distributed Object Architecture with CORBA

7 Jason Hunter, author of Java Servlet Programming

7 Tommie Usdin, Editor of Markup Languages: Theory & Practice, MIT Press

7 Paul Brown, co-author of Object-Relational Databases: The Next Great Wave

7 Alex Chaffee, contributed to The Official Gamelan Java Directory

7 Brett McLaughlin, author of Java and XML and Enterprise Applications in Java

7 Vijay Kanibar, co-author of XML Fundamentals

7 Piroz Mosheni author of Professional Java Server Programming: with Servlets, JavaServer Pages (JSP), XML, Enterprise JavaBeans 
(EJB), JNDI, CORBA, Jini and Javaspaces; Java Beans Developers Guide with CDROM; The Waite Group's Nc Guide; and Web Database 
Primer Plus : Connect Your Database to the World Wide Web Using Html, Cgi, and Java

7 James K. Pinkelman, co-author of Microsoft OLAP Unleashed

7 Shelley Powers, author of Developing ASP Components

7 Tarun Sharma, co-author of Programming Web Components 

7 Madhu Siddalingaia, author of Java How-To: The Definitive Java Problem-Solver and Java API For Dummies Quick Reference

7 Ken North, author of Windows Multi-DBMS Programming, Database Magic with Ken
North, contributed to Dr. Dobb's Database Development: Tools and Techniques
and Windows NT System Management and Security

7 Peter Coffee, author of How to Program Java and Peter Coffee Teaches PCs

7 Kevin Dick, author of XML: A Manager's Guide

"We've assembled a world-class faculty for XML DevCon Fall 2000 to present a superlative technical program that focuses on 
enterprise XML. The roster of speakers includes 33 authors and the pioneers who created markup languages and SQL. We also have 
eBusiness experts and people such as Tim Bray, Henry Thompson, and a dozen others whose work in the W3C has given us important XML 
specifications. Simply put, we've assembled an unprecedented dream-team lineup of speakers. XML DevCon's technical program and 
interactive exhibit floor will continue to set the standard in conference education for the software development community." said 
Ken North, Conference Chair.

Media/Analysts representatives are invited to register for a Press Pass, which will allow access to all technical sessions and 
special events. To register for a Press Pass, please provide the following information, along with supporting documentation as 
outlined below and email to <> Once approved, you will receive an email 
confirmation and be sent a press/analyst conference pass. 

Acceptable Press Credentials 

Media and analyst credentials are reserved for editorial and broadcast production staff, and industry/research/financial analysts. 
To qualify, you must be currently employed or contracted to a publication, news organization or research institution. To expedite 
your request, please provide the following documentation: 

1. Official press badge or ID 
2. A printed masthead 


About SYS-CON Media - SYS-CON, recently named as the fastest-growing, privately held publishing company in America by Inc. 500, is 
the world's leading publisher exclusively serving Internet technology markets. The publications currently include Java Developer's 
Journal (, Java Buyer's Guide (, XML-Journal ( ), XML 
Buyer's Guide (, ColdFusion Developer's Journal (, JBuilder Developer's Journal 
(, PowerBuilder Developer's Journal ( and Tango Developer's Journal 
( SYS-CON today reaches close to half a million Internet technology professionals each month with its 
specialty journals, magazines, books, conferences and the SYS-CON Interactive portal with its 27 Web sites. 

About Camelot Communications Corporation

Camelot Communications produces IT conferences focusing on emerging technologies including open-source, XML, Java, and Wireless. 
Strategic partnerships with leading IT and software organizations such as the Apache Software Foundation, OASIS and the Object 
Management Group (OMG) as well as alliances with industry media and analyst groups have allowed us to embrace the IT community in 
the United States and Europe. For a list of upcoming projects, visit <>