FREE XML Lunch & Learn in Seattle on Friday, March 10th

Carl Douglass

FREE XML Lunch & Learn in Seattle on Friday, March 10th
IBM will be hosting a FREE Lunch & Learn in Seattle on Friday, March 10th.

Our speaker will be Susan Malaika from our Silicon Valley Lab. Susan is a
Senior Technical Staff Member in the DB2 XML team in IBM's Information
Management Group. She has developed standards that support data for grid
environments at the Global Grid Forum. Her specialties include XML, the
Web and Web Services. In addition to working as an IBM product software
developer, she has also worked as an Internet specialist, a data analyst,
and an applications designer and developer. Susan has co-authored a book
on the Web, and published articles on transaction processing and XML. She
is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology.

Friday, March 10th IBM Seattle Office, 1200 Fifth Avenue, 9th Floor, Room

What is XML & Why Should I Care

10:30 am Talk 1 - An Introduction to XML

Basic constructs of XML and examples of its use in the context of databases

Origins of XML and its relationship with Industry Standards for insurance,
banking, healthcare, government

Survey - How is your organization using XML today

11:30 - 12:00 Lunch

12 noon Talk 2 - An Introduction to the new XML support in DB2 Viper

Overview of XML integration in the upcoming release of DB2

Benefits of storage, management, processing of XML data alongside
relational data

Examples of working with XML through SQL/XML, XPath and XQuery

DB2 XML Open Beta

Please RSVP by Tuesday, 3/07/06 (for an accurate lunch count), to
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Carl Douglass
Certified IT Specialist
IBM Information Management Group
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