XML 2003 Exposition Draws Leading XML Vendors

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    XML 2003 Exposition Draws Leading XML Vendors

    Trade Show, Presentations Allow Companies to Showcase Cutting-edge Solutions

    Alexandria, Va. - Dec. 1, 2003 - XML 2003, the world's largest XML conference
    and exposition, will feature a trade show floor filled with key XML vendors
    including Adobe Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE), ArborText, BEA Systems, Inc.
    (NASDAQ: BEAS), Document Management Solutions, Inc. (DMSI), Microsoft (NASDAQ:
    MSFT), Retrieval Systems Corporation (RSC), Software AG, Thomas Technology
    Solutions, Inc., and many others.

    XML Conference and Exposition 2003 is slated for Dec. 7-12, at the Pennsylvania
    Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa. The XML 2003 exposition floor will be
    open Dec. 9-11. The annual event is sponsored by IDEAlliance, a leading trade
    association dedicated to fostering XML and other information technology

    Many participating companies will also deliver technical presentations
    throughout the event's conference program. Exhibiting vendor and XML 2003
    co-sponsor Adobe Systems, Inc., (booth 202) will deliver two presentations:
    "Building XML Forms with PDF," Tues., Dec. 9, 2:45 p.m.; and "XML and PDF in
    Publishing Workflows," Wed., Dec. 10, 4:45 p.m.

    "The XML standard is critical to Adobe's technology strategy and to the future
    of computing. Adobe is a committed partner to XML 2003, the premier conference
    for sharing new technologies with a community of key influencers and newcomers
    to XML," says Charles R. Myers, technology strategist, Adobe.

    Another exhibiting vendor and XML 2003 co-sponsor, Thomas Technology Solutions,
    Inc., (booth 303) will give a presentation titled "ROI Reality: How Publishers
    are Realizing True Return on their XML Investment" on Tues., Dec. 9 at 11:45

    "XML deployment is delivering proven, real-dollar results in the publishing
    world," says Lynda Brooks, vice president, Sales & Marketing, Thomas Technology
    Solutions, Inc. "Forward-looking publishers owe it to themselves to attend XML
    2003 and learn about the dynamic solutions ThomasTech offers."

    DMSi (booth 308) will give two presentations Wed., Dec. 10: "WordML for
    Typesetters, Compositors, and Stylesheet Designers" at 11 a.m., and "X2XL -
    OASIS Tables Meet Excel Spreadsheets" at 11:45 a.m.

    "XML 2003 is the most important event in our industry," says Mary P. McRae,
    senior vice president and principal XML technologist with DMSi. "This year's
    trade show and program gives us an important opportunity to showcase our
    expertise in XML-based content management solutions."

    RSC (booth 406) is giving two presentations during the conference: Using Fuzzy
    Logic to Create Links: Resolving References to Cited Court Cases, Thur., Dec.
    11, 4 p.m.; and Re-Engineering Content Management Systems, Fri., Dec. 12, 9:45

    "In the XML world, this event is the place to be," says RSC Vice President of
    Business Development Lisa Richards. "We're excited to be here, and to
    demonstrate how RSC's XML solutions bridge the gap between our customers'
    content delivery needs and IT capabilities."

    Other exhibiting companies include: Agfa Corporation, Anexinet, Antenna House,
    Astoria Software, DataDirect Technologies, Design Science, Ektron, Inc.,
    Fujitsu Limited, Heidelberg, Inventive Designers nv, In.vision Research Corp.,
    Miles 33 International, OASIS, ObjectBuilders, Ontopia, PCI, Progressive
    Information Technologies, ReportLab Europe, Sarvega, Inc., SmartDraw.com, W3C,
    WS-I, and 3Ksoft Co., Ltd.

    Returning to the Expo floor this year is the popular Incubator Area, which
    showcases pre-released commercial tools, free tools, and shareware tools.
    Attendees can try out future products and free tools and give feedback to
    developers. Vendors include: Blast Radius, Browsercraft, CambridgeDocs, Fatdog
    Software Inc., Media Entities Inc., Ponton Consulting, and Snapbridge Software,

    Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities for XML 2003 are available. Contact Tanya
    Bosse, , 703-443-1717 or Joy Blake Scott,
    , 303-639-6069 for more information.

    For the full XML 2003 schedule, visit

    For general information and to register to attend XML 2003, visit

    About IDEAlliance

    IDEAlliance (International Digital Enterprise Alliance) is a not-for-profit
    membership organization. Its mission is to advance user-driven, cross-industry
    solutions for all publishing and content-related processes by developing
    standards, fostering business alliances, and identifying best practices.
    IDEAlliance has been a leader in information technology since 1966 (founded as
    Graphic Communications Association) having fostered the development and
    adoption of standards such as ADIS, GRACoL, ICE, JIFFI, Mail.dat, papiNet,
    PRISM, PROSE XML, SPACE XML, SGML, and XML. Learn more about IDEAlliance at

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    MarionEll, Dec 1, 2003
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