UniForum Conferences and Seminars

Open Systems Technology Training

Thank you for your interest in UniForum's Professional Training and Development Program. As a vendor-neutral association, UniForum provides the ultimate learning experience presented in an unbiased forum. Since its inception in 1983, UniForum has earned a reputation for hosting top quality, leading-edge conferences and seminars presented by the most knowledgeable and respected leaders in the Industry.

We hope you will find the information provided on our Web page a helpful tool in planning your continuing education. And, as an added bonus, attendees of UniForum conferences and seminars receive a 1-year general membership in the UniForum Association, complimentary - a $125.00 value. UniForum General Membership includes many benefits and discount opportunities.

As a member-driven association, your opinion matters greatly to us. Please take a moment to complete our Conference and Seminar Survey. Your input is vital to the planning of future training programs which are critical to your career development.

In closing, all UniForum training programs are available as an on-site offering. If you'd like more information about our On-Site Training program, please feel free to call me.

Best regards,
Deborah Murray
Director, Professional Training and Development
UniForum Association
1-800-255-5620, extension 12

P.S. If you'd like to participate as an instructor, please forward a copy of your bio, course curriculum and fee requirements to my attention: dmurray@uniforum.org.


Technical Training:

Network Computers: Thin Client...is Thin really in, or is Fat still where IT is at?
NEW!!! This one-day seminar will be held in:
Santa Clara, CA.........................March 17, 1997
Cambridge, MA.........................March 26, 1997
Austin, TX...............................April 2, 1997

Introduction and Advanced Cryptography
Instructor: Bruce Schneier
Kenilworth Hotel, London, England.......................March 26, 1997
Click here for more information

Coming This Spring:
Accelerated Perl Programming

2-Day Training Course (Hands-on/Lecture Combination)
Instructor: Dan Keller
Java Programming
3-Day Training Course (Hands-on/Lecture Combination)
Instructor: Rik Farrow
Activating the Internet & Intranet Using....ActiveX, Java & Cobra (lecture)
Dates/locations to be announced
Web Power Tools: Advanced CGI & Web Programming in Perl (hands-on)
Dates/locations to be announced


Get An Edge On Your Competitors: Achieving Marketing Excellence & Profitability on the Web
The Best of the Web

Day One: Successful Business Strategies on the Web
Day Two: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques to Achieving Success on the Web

Beginning in 1997, this expanded 2-day workshop will be held in:
CAMBRIDGE, MA..............................................February 20-21, 1997
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC........................March 3-4, 1997
SAN JOSE, CA..................................................March 17-18, 1997
AUSTIN, TX ....................................................April 3-4, 1997
Seminar Leader: Marty Gruhn, President, Strategm

Who Should Attend:
* Marketing and management professionals at companies currently using or moving to Internet and Web technology.
* Web site designers and masters.
* Public Relations managers and executives, marketing communications managers and analyst relations managers.
* Executives at server and site management companies.
* any marketer concerned with improving marketing results, sales and company image.

On-Site Training:

UniForum provides the ultimate learning experience in Open Systems Technology. Call today and find out how your organization can reap the benefits by attending one of the following on-site training courses designed for the introductory, intermediate and advanced levels of instruction. In addition to the listed courses, UniForum can develop a customized course specifically tailored for your organization.


Internet, Intranet and Web Courses:

Programming Courses:

More Programming Courses:

Security Courses:

Unix Courses:

Other Courses:


Accelerated Java Programming
Accelerated Perl Programming
Activating the Internet and Intranet Using Java and ActiveX
Advanced C
Advanced CGI and Web Programming in Perl
Advanced HTML Authoring
Advanced Unix and Internet Security
Advanced vi
Basics of Unix Security
Best of the Web: Successful Business Strategies on the Web
Building and Designing for your Enterprise World Wide Web Server
Building Internet Firewalls
Building the Enterprise Computing Architecture for the 90's
Client/Server Concepts
Data Warehousing
Disaster Recovery and Back-up
Effective Advertising for Your Web Site
Implementing Client/Server Technology
Intro to Doing Business on the Internet
Intro to vi
Intro to Web Page Design and HTML
Living with Unix
Manager's View of the Internet and the Intranet
Moving from C to C++
Network and Systems Administration
Network File System (NFS)
Object Computing
Performance Management and Tuning
Perl Jumpstart
Practical Guide for Architecting and Desiging Enterprise Distributed Applications
Problem Solving with Shell Scripts
Securing Solaris
Security Policy Design and Implementation
Setting up a Mail Server
Solaris System Administration
System Security in a Unix Environment
Unix Kernal Internals
User FrameMaker
User Interface Design Using Unix Networks
Using the Internet for Your Personal, Professional and Business Benefit
Using Mosaic
Using Netscape
Web and Internet Security
Workstation Survival Skills

On-site training saves you money and eliminates costly travel and accommodation expenses. You'll receive the same high-quality training from world class instructors at your location and at your convenience.

For more information, please call Deborah Murray, Professional Training and Development, 1-800-255-5620 (or 1-408-986-8840), Extension 12.


The following is just a sampling of testimonials received by attendees of UniForum's training courses:

Designing and Building Your Enterprise Web Server

"A lot of information was presented in an easy to understand format."
Jon Carpenter, MTSI
Lucent Technologies

"The instructors (John and Dave) are very knowlegeable, entertaining and thorough."
Sandra Lyle, Product Marketing Manager

Advanced CGI and Web Programming in Perl

"My compliments to David & John - I do not consider myself a "programmer" but I was able to complete the exercises and understand the why and how."
Deborah Barnes, Interface Specification Webmaster

"Good opportunity for hands-on learning. Learned from trial and error. Presentation fit my level of experience.
Keith Johnson, Senior Programmer
Wells Fargo Bank

"The information was useful, the instructors were knowledgeable and personable."
Sheri Shipe, Product Engineer

Advanced Unix & Internet Security

"Rik Farrow has renewed my belief in training!!!. He is excellent."
B.Bruno, Sr. Systems Engineer
Data Systems West

"This has been the most thought provoking, intellectually stimulating courses I've attended in a long time. Great information. Thank you."
Darrell E. Lindsey, Specialist Regulatory Affairs

"The best three-day course I've ever attended. Provided valuable information from slide one to the last slide, with real-world experiences."
Glen Wood, Midrange Systems Engineer
T. Rowe Price

"Great class. Plenty of practical and implementable ideas and solutions."
David P. Leach, Vice President/Consulting Systems Engineer
Bank of America

"Rik provides relevant information along to his audience. I got enough information to go back to work and make a really strong case on network security and the importance of it both to internal and external networks. All given to me in a nice and positive atmosphere."
Michael Dreves, Security Manager
Berendsen Components

Java Programming

"Rik did an outstanding job of teaching Java. His style was very conducive to my overall learning experience. I really enjoyed the hands-on aspect of the seminar."
Karl Barger, Software Engineer

"Excellent teaching style. Very patient, good at listening to questions. Good grasp of material and organization to course."
Jim Bond, Manager-Technical Marketing

"Excellent instructor."
Richard J. Lisanti, Project Leader
US Army

"Exercises were really helpful to understand as well as to implement some good examples."
Himanshu Shah, HRIS Specialist

"Good balance....theory vs. examples. Hit the right level of detail."
John Lucak, Technical Staff Engineer
Picker International

Accelerated Perl Programming

"The Perl class was great! The instructor was fun and I can't wait to apply it back at work."
Mark S. Lesko, IT Engineer
Hewlett-Packard Company

"I love how the whole class was based on example code. The most efficient way to learn. Excellent teacher! Entertaining, enthusiastic, creative, great analogies, and an expert on Perl."
Lisa Araquistain, Regional Support Engineer
Silicon Graphics

"This course offers the added bonus of hands-on object-oriented programming for non-C++ programmers."
Cathy Kardach, Sr. Marketing Engineer
Schlumberger ATE

"This was a technical topic presented in a way that those of us who are not highly trained in programming technology can understand it and even write programs."
Ted Fore, System Administrator

"Excellent instructor. Great learning experience."
Becky Lee, Senior Programmer
Loral Space Systems

The Best of the Web: Successful Business Strategies on the Web

"On time, on track, on target, content & example-rich, humor used well, practical and down-to-earth, insightful. Marty Gruhn is an excellent presenter."
Sandra Bateman, Director Corporate Web Marketing

"I learned more in this one-day workshop that directly relates to my company than I did at a 3-day Web conference I recently attended."
Raina Laredo, Corporate Marketing Executive
Transarc Corporation

"Very up-to-date information, informative, very timely, very knowledgeable instructor."
Kim Ciapka, Director of Marketing Communications
CommVault Systems

"Opened us up to so much. Pointed out and formulated why we should be on the Web."
Lisa Hoglund, Marketing Resources Manager
The Systems House, Inc.

"Really useful! Moves past the hype about "what's cool" to how the Web can be used for achieving competitive advantage."
Suzanne Weiss, Vice President
Sawtooth Technologies

"In a world where "net time" is faster than a "NY minute" this timely info from a marketing professional on the cusp of the Internet wave is essential to your business strategy today ---- whoever you are!"
K.C. Chamberiain, Director of Web Development
AMMG, Inc.

"One of the best seminars I've attended. Excellent marketing perspectives on using the World Wide Web."
Kevin Payne, Senior Manager, Marketing Group
NEC Systems Laboratory

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