Just thought you might be interested in the following meeting if you are in
the New York city area (in the U.S., of course) & you are interested in Web
channels as a way to leverage SGML or XML data. Please feel free to pass
this along to anyone else who might be interested. Also note that we'll
have online journal publishing in April.
The SGML Forum of New York invites you to attend:
ENTERPRISE INFORMATION PORTALS AND XML
Date: Tuesday, March 16, 1999, 5:30 p.m.
Place: McGraw-Hill, Inc.
2nd Floor Conference Center rm. 208
1221 Avenue of the Americas (entrance on 49th St.), New York, NY
Agenda: 5:30 Opening Remarks
5:45 Keynote Speaker:
Norbert H. Mikula
Director of Architectural Services
6:30 Break and Refreshments
6:45 Vendor Demonstration:
DataChannel RIO - an XML based framework
for two way corporate portals
Enterprise Information Portals and XML
Information is one of the most important assets- if not the most important
one - of a modern-day company and XML is likely to become the general
standard for the markup of information in webbased applications. Enterprise
Information Portals (EIP) enable workers at all levels of an organization
to get access to information on a personalized level. XML is a natural fit
for EIPs as it provides an abstraction layer for all kinds of legacy data -
on the level of metadata as well as actual data.
The presentation will discuss the problems of information
distribution/contribution, approaches to this problem and what role XML
DataChannel RIO is a two-way Corporate Portal whereby Companies can
effectively publish, share, distribute and manage their mission-critical
DataChannel RIO provides an XML-based framework that makes Corporate
Intranets and Extranets more useful by making them more usable. It controls
user access, the enabling of true end-user publishing, and leverages
existing investment in legacy data and distributed computing.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Norbert H. Mikula is Director of Architectural Services at DataChannel
where he also is the technical lead for its professional services division
and the technical representative for DataChannel at the Open Applications
Norbert has developed one of the first XML parsers (NXP) and has been
engaged in XML related efforts since the early days of this standard.
Currently Norbert also serves as Chief Technology Officer on the board of
directors of OASIS - the Organization for the Advancement of Structured
April 16th: On-Line Journal Publishing:
Hear speakers from Elsevier Science and American Institute of Physics
discuss their approaches to on-line publishing:
For our vendor demonstration, Enigma will present their publishing engine
that allows for CD and Web delivery for professional publishing. Tonight's
demo will include a publishing solution for Scientific American.
SGML Forum of New York, Inc. ù PO Box 650004 ù Fresh Meadows, NY 11365