Displaying information about the meeting at Edinburgh on 11th September, 2007.
We are pleased to confirm that the next meeting of the WebSphere User Group (uk) will take place on 11th September 2007 at the Royal Society of Edinburgh. There will be no charge for this meeting and we have an excellent agenda lined up. Note: there will be a social gathering of the night before which will be an excellent opportunity for extended networking. London to Edinburgh return flights are approx £50 with easyJet.
Registration and Coffee begins from 8:30am, with the Chairman's Intro at 9:00am. The first session begins at 9:30am.
If you prefer a full Agenda listing with Abstracts and Speaker info, then you can view that here. Please note that this is both very long and also tends to get a lot more accurate in the days leading up to the event itself, once we're able to get hold of all the info we need!
|WebSphere Product Update & Directions||Project Zero - Zero complexity, Zero overhead.||Coffee||WebSphere Consumability: Feature Pack Overview||Lunch||Meet the Experts / Q&A||(No Session)||Coffee||(No Session)||Close|
|WEB 2.0 and Internet Channel Innovation||(No Session)||Coffee||(No Session)||Lunch||Meet the Experts / Q&A||The next generation Internet: a CTO perspective||Coffee||Digital Communities in Web 2.0||Close|
|WebSphere Portfolio Update||Connecting Enterprise Apps to ESB & Process Server||Coffee||WebSphere Registry & Repository (WSRR)||Lunch||Meet the Experts / Q&A||IBM Datapower: Product Intro & Customer Use Cases||Coffee||WAS XD v6.1 - Whats New and Noteworthy||Close|
|New Technologies and Skills||Eclipse BIRT: Open Source Reporting for Your Apps||Coffee||Ajax and Web 2.0 in WebSphere||Lunch||Meet the Experts / Q&A||WebSphere Test - Strategy and Best Practices||Coffee||Monty Jython`s Scripting Circus â€“ Intro to Jytho||Close|
|Java SIG||Java 5 Reliability, Availability & Serviceability||Coffee||DTFJ: New breed of tools for Problem Determination||Lunch||Meet the Experts / Q&A||What`s Hot in IBM`s Virtual Machine||Coffee||IBM Java 5 Garbage Collection||Close|
|Portal SIG||Project Zero - Zero complexity, Zero overhead.||Coffee||WAS Portal integration using Iterative Methods||Lunch||Meet the Experts / Q&A||Social Networking Using Lotus & WebSphere||Coffee||Zero Bandwidth Portal â€“ Lotus Expeditor||Close|
To enquire about a vendor stand please email Alan Chambers
ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH - Edinburgh
22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ.
Tel: (0)131 240 5000
If you are arriving by car please note that parking near The Royal Society is limited to meter parking only which can prove costly. The nearest car parks are at the St James centre; Leith Street or Castle Terrace, where there are 24 hour car parks. Please allow 10-15 minutes after parking to get to the venue.
Main roads into Edinburgh are the M8 from the West and the A1 from the South. From the East please follow the A90 and head for Queensferry Road
Waverley Station is a five minute walk from the Royal Society with frequent local and national services. For Further information on train services please contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457484950
Edinburgh airport is approximately 12 kilometres from the city centre and is well served by frequent bus services and airport taxis. Car hire is available at the airport . The airport is a 20-30 minute car drive from the city centre.
Note, return flights from London are currently avaliable from budget carriers such easyJet for approx £50.
Bus services to and from Edinburgh arrive/depart from St Andrew Square which is a five minute walk away.
Main roads into Edinburgh are the M8 from the West and the A1 from the South. Cycle paths exist within Edinburgh. If you wish to come by bicycle please advise so that bike storage facilities can be arranged.