[xquery-talk] [ANN] XML Amsterdam 2011 conference

Geert Josten geert.josten at daidalos.nl
Tue Sep 20 06:17:27 PDT 2011

XML Amsterdam 2011 conference is open for registration!

The conference is meant for developers, markup geeks, information
managers, and anyone else with interest in XML. This year's focus is
on front-end, back-end, and open standards, with special attention
to the technical side of things.

The program comprises one day, three tracks of expert talks, room
for sponsor demo's, and ample opportunity to meet and greet with
follow enthusiasts.

Contact and registration details can be found at

BE QUICK! The early bird discount of 15% expires at 30 September!

XML Amsterdam is a sister event of XML Prague.

Confirmed speakers and topics

The following topics and speakers have been confirmed so far:

* Opening keynote - Jeroen van Rotterdam (EMC)
* Closing keynote - John Snelson (MarkLogic)

* New Developments in XQuery and XSLT - John Snelson (MarkLogic)
* Breaking down content silo's with CMIS - Bas Peters (VLC)
* The Challenges of XML Authoring for the Rest of the World - Fredrik Geers (SDL Xopus)
* Not Your Grandma's XQuery - William Candillon (28msec)
* eXtensible Access Control Markup Language - Rémon Sinnema (EMC)
* Supporting Search and Understanding Users in Deep and Lengthy XML Documents - Junte Zhang (University of Amsterdam)
* Standardizing the Dutch Waste Sector - Erwin Folmer (NOiV)
* Next Generation Information Server - Jeroen van Rotterdam (EMC)
* XML Author for Microsoft Word: Structured authoring made easy - Markus Moranz (Quark)

And of course will there be a presentation by the Winner of the XML Holland Code Challenge
about his solution for the converting TEI to ePub using XProc challenge!

Final program, bios, and abstracts will be posted on
the website over the coming weeks.

Meet & Greet

To provide even more opportunity to socialize with others, we kindly
invite all to come the day before for a social or productive coming
together during afternoon or evening. It is intended as free-format
and open. If there is interest, facilities for demo's and short presentations
can be arranged.

Please contact me personally if you have interest in the Meet & Greet.

Kind regards,


XML Amsterdam 2011

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