The 14th International SOA World Conference & Expo 2008 West, to be held November 20-21, 2008, announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of Service-Oriented Architecture and Applications (see suggested topics below).
According to industry analyst firm Gartner Group, by 2008 more than 60 percent of enterprises will use SOA as the guiding principle when creating mission-critical applications and processes. "Businesses that ignore the potential of SOA will find themselves outpaced by rivals who improve their agility and transform themselves into new kinds of enterprises," says Gartner analyst Yafim Natis.
Help with that transformation: submit your speaking proposal today.
Topics will include:
- Transitioning Successfully to SOA
- Federated Web services
- The Business Case for SOA
- Interop & Standards
- Web Services Management
- Messaging Buses and SOA
- Enterprise Service Buses
- SOBAs (Service-Oriented Business Apps)
- Delivering ROI with SOA
- Java Web Services
- XML Web Services
- Professional Open Source
- Systems Integration
- Grid Computing
- Business Process Management
- Web Services Choreography
Ideal candidates are i-Technology experts who have first-hand experience in the development or implementation of Web services, .NET, MX, or Java applications, XML-based technologies, and service-oriented architectures in general.
.NET and Java developers involved in building, deploying, or maintaining Web services and IT/IS management involved in IT integration and related issues are also welcome.
If you have something substantive, challenging, and original to offer, you are encouraged to submit a proposal. In the proposal, please highlight previous speaking engagements including classroom or course work. Please provide at least three references with respect to speaking ability, as well as contact information that will allow us to reach you to evaluate presentation skills. Past speakers do not need to provide references.
Benefits of Being a Member of the SOA World Conference Faculty
Speakers will receive unprecedented visibility in pre-conference promotion in print and online. They will also receive exposure via the accompanying SOA World Conference & Expo 2008 West conference portal for many months prior to and following the conference. Sessions may be recorded and made available via the Internet to a wider audience (at the discretion of SYS-CON Events). Speakers will have the benefit of attending the entire conference as our guest.
Guidelines for Submitting a Proposal
- All submissions become the property of SYS-CON Events.
- All conference sessions are vendor-neutral. Proprietary or confidential material should not be included.
SOA World Conference & Expo is acknowledged to be the industry's most relevant conference program addressing the challenges and technology needs of today's business environment.