Save the date for COMMON's 2008 Annual Meeting and Exposition,
March 30 - April 3, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort.
This premier System i education and networking event is COMMON's largest event of the year, offering five full days of System i education and evening socials.
The conference will feature well over 500 educational sessions, hands-on labs, and all-day workshops covering a wide variety of topics in solutions development, infrastructure management, and business/ professional development. There will be sessions on hot topics like PHP, DB2 Web Query, IP Telephony, Domino 8 and IBM's next new release: i5/OS V6R1. There will also be sessions aimed at IT Strategy, IT Leadership and personal development, to accommodate your less technical roles at work. All classes are delivered by the most respected and knowledgeable presenters in the industry.
In addition to the leading edge education, the Annual Meeting and Exposition provides an invaluable networking forum for attendees to interact with their System i community. After a full day of education, the evening iSocial events provide attendees the opportunity to relax, have some fun, and exchange knowledge and real-world experiences with fellow attendees, speakers, solution providers and IBM. iSociety Face-to-Face Sessions offer attendees the ability to hold "face-to-face" discussions on any special interest topic - technical or otherwise. The contacts you make at the conference will be as valuable as the education you receive.
You will also have access to the world's largest System i-related Exposition, which encompasses more that 80 of the leading industry exhibitors, including a large IBM presence. The COMMON Exposition provides a one-stop source of up-to-the-minute information and products for the IT industry. Discover what's new in the System i world, and learn how you and your company can reduce costs and improve productivity by leveraging the products and services featured at the COMMON Exposition. You can compare and contrast your alternatives, and discover which solution best suits your needs.
Finally, the Annual Meeting and Exposition is the place for you to hear from the Board of Directors about COMMON, and is your chance to communicate with them in person. Bring your questions, comments and feedback to the meeting of the members at the Annual Meeting and Exposition.
COMMON's 2008 Annual Meeting and Exposition will offer:
· Over 500 sessions and hands-on labs in a range of choices every hour
· i5/OS V6R1 sessions
· Customer experience sessions and new speakers
· In-depth education through all-day pre-conference workshops, all-day Integrated Seminars,
· Emphasis on networking that provides great opportunities to network with your peers,
IBM developers, executives, and industry experts
· iSocial events for fun and relaxation
· An extensive Exposition of new companies showcasing the latest System i-related
The COMMON 2008 Annual Meeting and Exposition is a
System i educational and networking event that
you and/or your team won't want to miss.
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