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Technical Program Strongest Ever at XML 2001 Conference and Exposition

Press release from the issuing company

ALEXANDRIA, VA (Novenber 28, 2001) A record-setting 170 technical sessions will be presented this December at XML 2001, the world's leading XML conference and exposition. "This year's event represents one of the strongest technical program we've ever offered," says David Steinhardt, president and CEO of IDEAlliance. "We're particularly excited about the new 'town hall' meetings, a provocative, first-time offering. Participants will have the chance both to learn from XML's leading lights and express their own views and concerns--all in a vibrant, dynamic setting." Participants in XML 2001 can take advantage of a variety of learning formats, including technical sessions, keynote addresses, plenary sessions, informal business receptions, discussion groups and social events. XML 2001 will also feature more than 60 providers of XML-based products and services offering hands-on demonstrations and displays December 11 through 13. Pre-conference tutorials--half-day seminars devoted to single topics--will also be featured for end-users with varying acquaintance with the major XML-based tools and products Breakthrough technologies will be featured in "late-breaking news" sessions throughout the event. "The 'late-breaking news' sessions are up-to-the-minute presentations," says conference chair Lauren Wood, director of product technology at SoftQuad Software. "These talks were finalized only a month before the conference, so attendees will have a chance to hear about the very latest technologies and XML solutions." XML 2001 will attract hundreds of IT professionals, including applications engineers, chief information officers, directors of e-business, project managers and team leaders from Fortune 1000 corporations, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. XML 2001, produced by IDEAlliance--formerly the Graphic Communications Association--will take place Sunday, December 9 through Friday, December 14 at Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, Florida, USA. Special Conference Discounts available only until November 30 -- Participants can register and find the full schedule of XML 2001 events at www.xmlconference.org.