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EclipseWorld Announces Keynotes... [message #5310] Mon, 20 June 2005 19:05 Go to next message
Alan Zeichick is currently offline Alan Zeichick
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Milinkovich, Fuller to Keynote EclipseWorld Conference

Huntington, N.Y., June 20, 2005 - BZ Media LLC today announced the
industry-leading keynote addresses for the first annual EclipseWorld
ConferenceT, scheduled for August 29-31, 2005, in New York City.

The opening keynote, on Tuesday morning, August 30, will be presented by
Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director of The Eclipse Foundation. The evening
keynote that same day will be presented by Dale Fuller, President and CEO of
Borland Software Corp.

Alan Zeichick, conference chairman of the EclipseWorld Conference
(www.eclipseworld.net), said, "We are honored to have these two top
executives join us at this flagship event. The Eclipse Foundation, of
course, is at the center of the Eclipse ecosystem. As managers of the
open-source community and stewards of the technology, the Foundation, is
incredibly important to all Eclipse users, and to all EclipseWorld
attendees. And what would Eclipse be without Borland? That company has been
one of the leading innovators in development tools, and its embrace of
Eclipse technology assures its success."

Mike Milinkovich is the Executive Director of The Eclipse Foundation
(www.eclipse.org). In the past, he has held key management positions with
Oracle, WebGain, The Object People and Object Technology International Inc.
(which subsequently became a wholly owned subsidiary of IBM), assuming
responsibility for development, product management, marketing, strategic
planning, finance and business development.

Dale Fuller is President and CEO of Borland Software Corp.
(www.borland.com). Fuller joined Borland in April 1999 with more than 20
years of experience in general management, marketing and business
development in the technology industry. Before being named president and
chief executive officer of Borland, Fuller was president and CEO of
WhoWhere? Inc., one of the leading community sites on the Internet. He was
also a vice president and general manager at Apple.

The EclipseWorld Conference will feature more than 50 classes and tutorials
for enterprise IT professionals using Eclipse-based tools and technologies.
The conference consists of one full day of tutorials followed by two days of
technical classes.

Registration for the EclipseWorld Conference is now open at with discounts
offered for early registrations. The conference is also offering special
discounts for IT teams sending four or more professionals to the technical
classes. Contact Donna Esposito, Director of Events, at +1-415-785-3419 or
desposito@bzmedia.com for more details.
Re: EclipseWorld Announces Keynotes... - New Keynote Added! [message #5750 is a reply to message #5310] Thu, 14 July 2005 15:29 Go to previous message
Alan Zeichick is currently offline Alan Zeichick
Messages: 23
Registered: July 2009
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Kent Beck, Father of eXtreme Programming, to Keynote EclipseWorld Conference

Huntington, N.Y., July 12, 2005 - BZ Media LLC today announced that Kent
Beck, an expert on agile methodologies and author of "eXtreme Programming
eXplained: Embrace Change," will be a featured keynote speaker at the first
annual EclipseWorld ConferenceT, scheduled for August 29-31, 2005, in New
York City.

He joins two other industry leaders keynoting at EclipseWorld: Mike
Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation, and Patrick
Kerpan, chief technology officer, Borland Software Corp.

Mr. Beck is the founder and director of Three Rivers Institute and achieved
wide recognition with his work on eXtreme Programming (XP). His career has
combined the practice of software development with reflection, innovation
and communication. In addition to XP, his contributions to software
development include patterns for software, the rediscovery of test-first
programming and the xUnit family of developer testing tools.

Mr. Beck is the author/co-author of "eXtreme Programming eXplained: Embrace
Change" (second edition), "Contributing to Eclipse," "Test-Driven
Development: By Example," "Planning eXtreme Programming," "Smalltalk Best
Practice Patterns" and the "JUnit Pocket Guide." He received his B.S. and
M.S. in computer science from the University of Oregon.

Alan Zeichick, conference chairman of the EclipseWorld Conference, said,
"Kent Beck is one of the software development industry's true thought
leaders. Through his work on eXtreme Programming, Kent has reinvigorated the
world of agile methodologies and inspired many development teams to tackle
the fundamental problems of delivering better software faster. We're
delighted that he'll be offering his expertise in XP and Eclipse development
to the EclipseWorld Conference.

The EclipseWorld Conference will feature more than 50 classes and tutorials
for enterprise IT professionals using Eclipse tools and technologies. The
conference consists of one full day of tutorials followed by two days of
technical classes. Mr. Beck's keynote presentation will take place from 8:15
a.m. - 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31.
Re: EclipseWorld Announces Keynotes... - New Keynote Added! [message #560839 is a reply to message #5310] Thu, 14 July 2005 15:29 Go to previous message
Alan Zeichick is currently offline Alan Zeichick
Messages: 23
Registered: July 2009
Junior Member
Kent Beck, Father of eXtreme Programming, to Keynote EclipseWorld Conference

Huntington, N.Y., July 12, 2005 - BZ Media LLC today announced that Kent
Beck, an expert on agile methodologies and author of "eXtreme Programming
eXplained: Embrace Change," will be a featured keynote speaker at the first
annual EclipseWorld ConferenceT, scheduled for August 29-31, 2005, in New
York City.

He joins two other industry leaders keynoting at EclipseWorld: Mike
Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation, and Patrick
Kerpan, chief technology officer, Borland Software Corp.

Mr. Beck is the founder and director of Three Rivers Institute and achieved
wide recognition with his work on eXtreme Programming (XP). His career has
combined the practice of software development with reflection, innovation
and communication. In addition to XP, his contributions to software
development include patterns for software, the rediscovery of test-first
programming and the xUnit family of developer testing tools.

Mr. Beck is the author/co-author of "eXtreme Programming eXplained: Embrace
Change" (second edition), "Contributing to Eclipse," "Test-Driven
Development: By Example," "Planning eXtreme Programming," "Smalltalk Best
Practice Patterns" and the "JUnit Pocket Guide." He received his B.S. and
M.S. in computer science from the University of Oregon.

Alan Zeichick, conference chairman of the EclipseWorld Conference, said,
"Kent Beck is one of the software development industry's true thought
leaders. Through his work on eXtreme Programming, Kent has reinvigorated the
world of agile methodologies and inspired many development teams to tackle
the fundamental problems of delivering better software faster. We're
delighted that he'll be offering his expertise in XP and Eclipse development
to the EclipseWorld Conference.

The EclipseWorld Conference will feature more than 50 classes and tutorials
for enterprise IT professionals using Eclipse tools and technologies. The
conference consists of one full day of tutorials followed by two days of
technical classes. Mr. Beck's keynote presentation will take place from 8:15
a.m. - 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31.
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