Program for Sept. 19th SGML Forum/Open seminar in New York

Subject: Program for Sept. 19th SGML Forum/Open seminar in New York
From: Chet Ensign <Chet_Ensign%LDS -at- NOTES -dot- WORLDCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 1995 09:40:05 EDT

Here is the preliminary program for the all-day SGML/HTML seminar being held
Tuesday, September 19th at the McGraw-Hill building in New York City. Speakers
include Chuck Myers of Frame Technology, Mark Walter of Seybold Publications,
David Harkness of Novell and Jerry Michalski of Ester Dyson's "Release 1.0."

The seminar, "SGML: Open for Business," is cohosted by the SGML Forum of New
York (the tri-state area SGML users group) and SGML Open (the SGML industry
consortium). I have attached information on registering to the end of this

Best regards,


Chet Ensign
Logical Design Solutions
571 Central Avenue
Murray Hill, NJ 07974 censign -at- lds -dot- com [email]
908-771-9221 [Phone] 908-771-0430 [FAX]

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* Program * -----------

8:30 am Registration and continental breakfast

9:15 am - 9:25 am Welcome and Introductions
Cesare Del Vaglio, President, SGML Forum of NY

9:25 am - 10:00 am Plenary Address
Mary Laplante, Director, SGML Open

10:00 am - 10:15 am Break

Business Track --------------
10:15 am - 10:45 am Assessing Business Needs for SGML
Robert J. Glushko, Passage Systems

10:45 am - 11:30 am User Panel: SGML in Business
Moderator: Chet Ensign, Logical Design Solutions
Panelists: Mark Walters, Seybold Publications;
Dale Waldt, Research Institute of America;
Cyndie Cooper, C.C. Data Systems;
Jim Lytle, ICS;

11:30 am - 12:15 pm Practical Strategies for Selling the Concept
Martin Hensel, Martin Hensel Corporation

Technical Track ---------------
10:15 am - 10:45 am Planning a Conversion Strategy
Mark Gross, Data Conversion Laboratory

10:45 am - 11:30 am Building a Data Repository: SGML and Databases
Michael Maziarka, Xyvision, Inc.

11:30 am - 12:15 pm Vendor Panel: Approaches to SGML Authoring
Moderator: Mary Laplante, SGML Open
Panelists: Chuck Myers, Frame Technology Corporation;
Mark Ketzler, ArborText;
David Harkness, Novell
Joe Davidson, SoftQuad

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch, Vendor expo opens

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm SGML and Internet Publishing: Business and Technical
Jerry Michalski, Release 1.0
Kent Summers, Electronic Book Technologies, Inc.
Others, TBA

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Vendor Info-mercials (10 minute presentations by vendors
for demoing products, making announcements, etc.)

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Open Mike Session: Attendees Talk Back

6:00 pm Expo and program close

Time and Place =====

September 19, 1995

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

McGraw-Hill Building 1221 Avenue of the Americas New York, New York 2nd Floor
conference center (take escalators to right of main doors)

How to Register =====

Registration for "Open for Business: The SGML Standard" is limited, so reserve
your space early.

The seminar fee is $99.00 U.S. Members of the SGML Forum of New York or SGML
Open qualify for a discounted rate of $35.00.

Join the SGML Forum of New York for the annual membership fee of $40.00 and be
eligible for the discounted admission to the seminar! For information on Forum
membership, contact Chet Ensign at +908-771-9221, email: censign -at- lds -dot- com -dot-

To register for "Open for Business: The SGML Standard" contact SGML Open at
+412-264-4258, email: info -at- sgmlopen -dot- org -dot- Fax this reply card to +412-264-6598,
or mail it with a check made payable to:

910 Beaver Grade Road, #3008
Coraopolis, PA 15108

__ Enclosed is my check for ________________________________

__ Invoice my company. P.O.#________________________________

Name _______________________________________________________

Title ______________________________________________________

Company ____________________________________________________

Address ____________________________________________________

City, State, Zip ___________________________________________

Phone ______________________________________________________

Fax ________________________________________________________

Others from my company who plan to attend:

Name _______________________________________________________

Name _______________________________________________________

The Sponsors ============

SGML Open is a non-profit international consortium of providers of products and
services, dedicated to accelerating the further adoption, application and
implementation of SGML.

The SGML Forum of New York is a non-profit organization devoted to the exchange
of ideas and information about SGML. Members represent a wide variety of
industries including publishing, financial services, insurance, securities,
telecommunications, defense and pharmaceuticals.


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