Vanderbilt to host Web services technology seminar

August 27, 2002

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Vanderbilt School of Engineering and the Middle Tennessee Java Users Group will hold a one-day seminar on Web programming technology at the Vanderbilt Stadium Club on Friday, Sept. 27. The topics to be addressed are developing Web services using Java™ and developing wireless applications using Java™.

The agenda for the conference includes presentations by industry leaders from IBM, Sun, ThoughtWorks, the Vanderbilt Department of Electrical Engineering and SprintPCS. Presentations will include information on new methods for integrating programs through standardized XML technologies and open, standardized interfaces that mask application program interfaces (APIs).

The cost of the conference is $50, which includes continental breakfast, lunch and a reception. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and the conference will conclude at 7 p.m. after the reception.

Corporate sponsors include the Computer Society Chapter of the IEEE Central Tennessee Section, Compuware, HCA Healthcare, Project Refinery, ThoughtWorks, SprintPCS, InfoAdvantage, InPhact, the National Foundation of Independent Business and Manning Publications.

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Media contacts: Vivian Cooper-Capps, 615-322-2762,
David F. Salisbury, 615-343-6803,

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