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SpringSource Seminar Day in Central Europe

SpringSource is organizing its first dedicated seminar day in central Europe: the SpringSource Seminar Day in Linz, Austria, on September 8th, 2008. This is a full-day seminar about current hot topics in the Spring portfolio: a rare chance to hear about what’s brand-new and upcoming right from the Spring project leads! The agenda is planned as follows:

8:30 … Open for registration
9:30 … Welcome and introduction (by Juergen Hoeller)
9:45 … Keynote: The Spring Portfolio (by Rod Johnson and Adrian Colyer)
11:00 … Introducing the SpringSource Application Platform (by Rob Harrop and Eberhard Wolff)
12:00 … Lunch break (lunch buffet provided on site)
13:00 … Tools for Enterprise Development and Management (by Christian Dupuis and Jennifer Hickey)
14:15 … Developing Rich Web Applications with Spring (by Keith Donald and Agim Emruli)
15:15 … Coffee break (coffee and cookies provided on site)
15:45 … Spring Framework 3.0 – The Next Generation (by Juergen Hoeller and Mike Wiesner)
17:00 … Spring.NET 1.2 (by Mark Pollack and Erich Eichinger)
18:00 … Meet & Greet at the SpringSource booth (including drinks and snacks)
19:00 … End of the seminar

UPDATE: SpringSource’s CEO Rod Johnson now to co-present the seminar keynote with CTO Adrian Colyer! Also note that we are organizing a concluding Meet & Greet session at the SpringSource booth.

The speaker list includes SpringSource’s CEO Rod Johnson, CTO Adrian Colyer as well as project leads Rob Harrop, Christian Dupuis, Jennifer Hickey, Keith Donald, Juergen Hoeller and Mark Pollack. This is your chance to get in touch with SpringSource’s project leads and European consultants for first-hand insight into Spring. The presentation language will be English; the overall event will be moderated in English as well as German.

The seminar will be held at the beautiful Bergschloessl Linz and allows for convenient travelling on a day trip basis (e.g. from Vienna, Salzburg and Munich). Of course, you might prefer to stay for the weekend in order to visit the city of Linz, the European Capital of Culture 2009Tip: The famous Linzer Klangwolke happens to be scheduled for Saturday, September 6th - the weekend right before the seminar!

Linz is easy to reach by car, train and plane. The main train station is close to the venue, with direct connections from e.g. Vienna, Wels, Salzburg, Nuremberg and Frankfurt. The Blue Danube Airport Linz (LNZ) - providing direct connections from Vienna, Frankfurt, Duesseldorf, Munich and Zurich - is a 20 minutes drive away.

The admission fee for this unique opportunity is EUR 150, to be paid on arrival at the venue. Advance registration before August 11th is required: please send an email to Eva Hoeller (eva.hoeller AT springsource DOT com), stating your contact details as well as the number of seats that you would like to reserve for your company. Seating is limited, so register early!

UPDATE: This seminar is booked out at the already extended level of 145 attendees. See you there!

Juergen Hoeller
VP & Distinguished Engineer

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