Vol 71 Issue 3 2004-01-19 Article 11735 from section "Events"

March 28-April 1, 2004, San Diego, CA

The upcoming Gartner Symposium/ITxpo will focus on the latest market
trends, cutting edge innovations, and technological breakthroughs
presented by Gartner analysts to assist with the best IT solutions.

The four-day event focuses on the business needs of senior IT
executives, offers 200 sessions and more than 300 "test drives" of the
latest technological products.

Sun will be exhibiting their latest products in the Sails Pavilion of
the San Diego Convention Center, along with a variety of vendors,
including SAP, BEA and Dell. Online registration is available for
interested exhibitors and/or registrants. Register before January 30,
2004, and save $200. Discount plans also are available for companies
registering a team of representatives.

Both market analysis and vendor demonstrations highlight the ITxpo
marketplace, which will include IT Services; application
development/Internet platforms/Web Services; portals, content,
collaboration; application integration and middleware; enterprise
systems management; business intelligence and data warehousing; CRM/ERP
and supply chain and hardware platforms & telecom infrastructure.

Keynote speakers at the event include:
- William (Bill) H. Gates, Microsoft Corp.
- David W. Dorman, chairman and CEO, AT&T

Sessions will be offered in over 30 tracks such as:
- Application Development
- Client Computing
- Management of IT
- Mobile and Wireless
- Project Portfolio Management
- Gartner Predicts 2004
- Sarbanes-Oxley: Compliance Management
- Security and Privacy Technologies
- Powerhouse Vendors
- Web Services

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