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ABOUT THIS SYMPOSIUM:
The IT Horizon '97 is a three day educational program that focuses on advanced emerging technology issues on the horizon that will have the most significant impact on IT over the next year and into the next century. This Symposium provides vital insights into today's ever-changing business environment through a single, highly-focused program.
This program provides the forum for attendees to evaluate successful case studies, obtain knowledge about the practical uses of the technology, and to gain mindshare.
IT Horizon '97 Technical Workshops
June 9, 1997
CHOOSE FROM FOUR INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS
"Activating the Intranet and Internet Using Java and ActiveX"
Instructor: Max Dolgicer, Director, International Systems Group
This workshop focuses on the emerging Internet and Intranet
enabling technologies and development tools. Attendees will have a practical understanding of this technology for the enterprise.
"Internet Security: Firewalls, Encryption, Authentication"
Instructor: Rik Farrow, Consultant
This thorough one-day course provides the information needed to understand the threats TCP/IP connectivity brings, and means of alleviating access to a network, logging, providing alerts during attacks and even removing potentially dangerous material from the mainstream.
"How to Develop an Electronic Commerce Infrastructure and Set Up an Extranet"
Instructors: Dave Taylor, President & CTO, The Internet Mall
David Egan, President, DGE Solutions, Inc.
This "how to" workshop focuses on the technical issues involved with the installation of a Commerce Server utilizing Windows NT Server, Security, IIS, Frontpage, Mercantec SoftCart or Internet Factory, and Cybercash.
The course takes attendees through a step-by-step installation of this environment, to completion and operation.
"Leading Development Tools in the Networked Enterprise"
Instructor: Frank Henderson, CTO, The Netplex Group, Inc.
This workshop looks at the new "thin client" development model, the enabling technologies (database connectivity, ORB brokers, middleware, etc.), the leading players (well-known and newcomers), and recommendations for selecting software packages and toolsets.
IT Horizon '97 Symposium & Solutions Showcase
June 10-11, 1997
Choose from three unique two-day symposium tracks, each focused on different aspects of the networked enterprise technology:
TRACK ONE: IT Management Horizon
"Strategic Implications: Thin Clients, NetPCs, Robust Servers, Universal Access"
Track One is optimized for IT managers who are, or will be, implementing NC:Thin Client and NetPC environments. This is a unique opportunity for IT managers to learn about the business and technology issues.
- NCs versus NetPCs: A Comparison
- Total Cost of Ownership and ROI
- Serving Your NCs: Watch out for Lock-in!
- Leveraging the Investment: Key Application Areas
- New Markets for Network Computers
- The Impact of the Internet on Business-to-Business Commerce
- The Future of Conducting Business (browsers, system linkage, extranet, backweb)
TRACK TWO: IT Technical Horizon
"Implementing Thin Clients, NetPCs, Robust Servers, Universal Access"
Track Two is optimized for IT technical staffs who are, or will, implementing network computers. This track is where "planning" evolves into practical information on installation and administration.
- Designing Thin Client/Fat Client Architectures
- How Low is Low? Low Maintenance and Zero Administration
- Security: State of the Art
- The Impact of JavaBeans and ActiveX in a Thin Client Environment
- Applets and NCs: Made to Fit?
- Caution! Network Traffic Jam?
- Application Development & Tools
- Electronic Commerce
TRACK THREE: Horizon '97 Case Studies
Track Three will provide a forum for all attendees to review a wide range of NC environments presented by companies throughout the world that are actually implementing them. This is a unique opportunity for attendees to learn from the experiences of companies pioneering this technology.
- Banking and Insurance
CIO Horizon '97 - "From the NC to the Networked Enterprise: Strategic & Business Implications"
"Where strategic thinking evolves and Corporate IS planning begins"
Keynote: Raymond Lane, President and COO, Oracle Corporation
James Ware, Executive Director, The Fisher Center for IT and Management,
Walter A. Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Michael Prince, CIO, Burlington Coat Factory and CFO UniForum Board of Directors
This exclusive forum has been designed for CIOs to provide up-to-the-minute knowledge about the newest leading edge technologies and the hottest topics of the day. This program is by invitation-only. To obtain information, call Deborah Murray 1-800-255-5620, ext. 12.
Symposium Audience: CIO's, IT Directors and Managers, System Architects, System Analysts, Sr. Programmers, Software Developers, Network and System Managers, Engineers, Systems Integrators, and IT professional considering a networked enterprise strategy.
Early Bird Until May 9 After May 9 Walk-ins Technical Workshops $295 $395 $495 Symposium & Showcase $695 $795 $895 Passport (One Workshop, Symposium & Showcase) $895 $995 (n/a)
ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED TO 250.
To register and for more information:
call Karen Clapes, 1-408-986-8840, ext. 30 -or- email: firstname.lastname@example.org -or- http://www.uniforum.org see "IT Horizon '97."
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