Wednesday, March 01, 2006

CFP: Gateways and Pathways

CFP: Gateways and Pathways
Sunday through Tuesday, 4-6 June 2006
Westin Bayshore Resort and Marina, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Deadline: March 22, 2006

We invite you to join us in exploring the gateways and pathways to portal success in the grand natural setting of Vancouver, British Columbia. This gorgeous coastal city is itself a gateway where mountains meet the sea, opening on many pathways and corridors to the nation and geography of Canada. Join us in exploration with colleagues from other institutions and settings, enlarging our understanding of where we are going and how to get there.

Conference Tracks:

The View from the Mountains - Enterprise Strategies
Topics include fitting the portal to the institution; where policy, requirements, and technology meet: executive planning and strategy, integration with infrastructure, channel strategy planning, identity management, web services models, project oversight, governance, portal selection, user requirements, working with functional offices, change management, marketing and promotion.

From Sea to Sky - System Implementation and Deployment
Topics span all aspects of portal development and operational infrastructure: code migration, performance, load balancing, using shrink-wrap portlets, content management, channel development, repository management, release management, project management, identity management, authentication and authorization, database management.

Gateway to the Specific - Technical Development
Topics cover the tools, techniques, and technologies we employ to carry us forward: Java IDEs, portlet development frameworks, channel development approaches, Spring, WSRP, AJAX, Eclipse, Hibernate, JavaServer Faces.

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