Final Agenda

XML SIG Technology Spring Meeting

April 21-23

MITRE Wilson 1B02

7600 Old Springhouse Road

McLean, VA


Host Chair: Kit Lueder

Overall Chair: Dr. Joe Molitoris


April 21, 2003 Pre-meeting events

5:30 social half hour at Tysons Westpark

6:00 Pre-meeting dinner at Maggiano's in Tyson's Corner At Galleria Mall (703-356-9000) International Drive (see


April 22, 2003 Open government and industry day

Welcome session, Co-chairs Dr. Joe Molitoris and Kit Lueder

08:00 Welcome and admin, Kit Lueder/Dr. Joe Molitoris

08:05 Update, Dr. Joe Molitoris

08:15 Kickoff presentation, Secure Web Services beyond Transactions Services moving toward the Semantic Web, Novell, Jim Castleberry

8:55 Ontopia, The TAO of Topic Maps, Steve Pepper


Vendor session, Chair Cheryl Connors

9:35 Altova (XMLSpy), Nancy Smith/Christina M Tramontozzi/Larry Kim

10:05 Break

10:15 Aggregating, organizing, and tagging content repositories, Interwoven, Mike Svatek, Product Manager - Content Intelligence solutions


Keynote session, Chair Dr. Joe Molitoris

10:45 IBM, Neil Starkey, Always There: Collaboration as Infrastructure

11:30 Lunch and Microsoft speaker

12:00 Karl Best, Oasis, OASIS work in the public sector


Standards session, Chair Dan Winkowski

12:45 Jon Weiler, ICHnet, OMB Component Based Architecture Methodology

1:15 Emerging Cross PEO Technology Vision, Paul Kim

1:45 Break


Emerging technology session, Chair Leo Obrst

2:00 XML Native Databases: JP Morgenthal, Software AG

2:30 XML e-government overview, Brand Niemann

3:00 Ontology Panel Discussion: Cheryl Connors, Leo Obrst, Mike Brenner, Doug, OntolologyWorks


Integration and Interoperability session, Co-Chairs Dianne Howard and Paul Kim

4:00 Ixiasoft Inc. (TextML server - native XML database), Presenter: Jean-Paul Chauvet

4:30 EII market overview, Nimble, Greg Book/Denise Draper

5:00 XML Messaging and Interoperability, J. Mark Stadtmueller



5:30 social half hour at Tysons Westpark

6:00 dinner at Da Dominico in Tyson's Corner (1992 Chain Bridge Road) 703 790 9000 (


April 23, 2003

MITRE only day


Overflow: Rich Baldwin: XML Data Link Infrastructure (next time); Sean C. Regan, Knowlogy Corporation; Cory Casanave


Meeting hotel: Tysons Westpark 703 734 2800


call for papers: please advise by march 21 if you would like to either participate in a panel discussion or present on the mitre only day (PAST)


premeeting event: microsoft has offered to have a pre-meeting session at microsoft on april 21, probably from 1-5; please let me know by mar. 28 if you want to participate in this; govt., mitre, and contractors are welcome (CANCELLED)


call for attendees: please let me know by april 4 if you plan to attend (PAST)


bios: if you are an industry presenter, please provide your bio by april 9 to (PAST)


briefers: slides are due by april 16 to if you want to be included in the pre-meeting electronic posting of slides


dinner participants: please let me know by april 9 if you plan to attend either no host dinner (PAST)


next meeting: mitre Bedford, host chair paul kim, july 15,16 (july 15 8-5 and july 16 8-2) with dinners at the naked fish