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Open Publish To Focus On Standards And Processes In Publishing

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ALEXANDRIA, VA-May 28, 2003- IDEAlliance announces this year's Open Publish conference and exposition, June 23-25, at the Sheraton Society Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. Now in its second year, this event will once again be targeted towards organizations and individuals, who design, create and publish information across traditional and electronic media. This year's event will include; pre-conference tutorials on topics such as XML and PDF, data conversion, Office 2003, and more; detailed presentations from industry experts including keynote presentations from Xerox and Wolters Kluwer executives, as well as more than 40 other key industry leaders; and a tabletop exposition featuring leading providers of publishing software and solutions. Open Publish, will address the goals across all the stages of the publishing and digital print process -- from design to creation to plate to print to web to e-book to wireless. Bringing together theworld's most respected authorities on industry standards, PDF, workflow, publishing markup languages, web services, enterprise publishing, print on-demand, color management, graphic design, and other best practices for the publishing process, the event is aimed specifically at: • Commercial Printing Company Executives and Managers • Imaging Production Managers, Prepress and Print Operators, and Color Experts • Professional Publishing Managers • Corporate Communications Specialists • Publishers, Commercial and Corporate, Print and Electronic • Managers of Electronic Products, Publishing Technologies • Managers of Content Development and Content Licensing • CIOs, IT Managers, and Webmasters   "Our goal is to provide attendees with the very latest developments in standards in the traditional and electronic publishing process," says Beth Micksch, Wolters Kluwer, and chair of this year's event. "Whether your interests are PDF, SGML, XML, Digital Rights Management, Computer-to-Plate, Workflow or Content Management, this event will provide a forum of knowledge and discussion where you can find practical business solutions for today and the future." For complete program details and registration information, see the conference website: www.open-publish.com. As an added bonus to this year's event, attendees to Open Publish will receive complimentary registration to the co-located Digital Smart Factory Forum. Focusing on the application of state-of-the-art technology to the print manufacturing process, the Forum provides conference sessions, white papers presentations, case studies, and more. Visit www.smartfactory.org to for program details.