[mercury-users] TOOLS EUROPE & TOOLS USA Conference Programs

TOOLS Conferences info at tools-conferences.com
Wed May 17 04:30:52 AEST 2000

The program of TOOLS EUROPE 2000 -- Mont Saint-Michel, 5-8 June and 
the program for TOOLS USA 2000 -- Santa Barbara, 30 July - 4 August, 
are available online:


Both conferences have particularly attractive programs with
the most prestigious keynote and tutorial speakers in the field.
Both are held in stunning places. 

TOOLS is the major international conference series devoted to applications
of object and component technology, with a commitment to excellence
renewed by more than 30 sessions in the US, Europe, Australia and Asia.

TOOLS Europe will be held in France from June 5 to June 8 in one of the world's
heritage masterpieces, the Mont Saint-Michel abbey off the coast of
Normandy and Brittany, an easy reach from Paris. The program
(see http://tools-conferences.com/europe) includes: 

	- Top keynotes by J. Coplien, B. Meyer, W. Pree, J. Daniels, I. Graham
	- 18 tutorials by leading experts in Enterprise Architecture, Patterns,
	  Components, UML, Java, Embedded Software, and more...
	- 4 workshops, including J. Coplien's two day "Mastery of Patterns"
	- 7 technical sessions by selected industry and academic presenters,
	  architecture panel etc. 
 	- An exciting social program, with a cocktail diner at the famous
	  "La Mere Poulard" restaurant, a visit of the of Mt St Michel Abbey,
	  and a visit and banquet in St Malo.

TOOLS USA will be the most exciting ever. The conference is sponsored by
Microsoft and there will be a special track about Microsoft component
technologies, with Clemens Szyperski and Jim Miller (Microsoft Research)
as keynote speakers. Among the other highlights:

	- Keynotes also include Don Box, Martin Fowler, Kent Beck, Martin
	  Griss and Bertrand Meyer.

	- Panels: Component-Based Development, with Clemens Szyperski 
	  Bertrand Meyer and other panelists, led by Roger Smith of
	  Software Development magazine; the TOOLS language panel; Project
	  Management panel led by Bill Duncan, former Director of Standards 
	  for the Project Management Institute (PMI); Software Technology 
	  for E-commerce panel led by Dennison Bollay, a pioneer in e-commerce 
	  technology ...

	- Workshops: Business Modeling; Refactoring; eXtreme Programming ...

	- Tutorials: the most impressive list ever, from eXtreme Programming
	  to CORBA 3, Refactoring by Martin Fowler, Advanced Microsoft COM
	  technologies, Idiomatic Java by Angelika Langer, Adding value to
	  the Unified Process, JINI, Real-time critical systems, Mobile
	  Agents systems, Use Case Patterns and many more (see
	  http://tools-conferences.com/usa for more details).

	- over 25 technical contributions 

	- Great social program in the gorgeous Santa Barbara area.

We hope to see you at either or both conference. For any information please
consult the Web pages or write to <info at tools-conferences.com>.
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