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"The Center allows us an avenue for engaging an emerging and innovative eBusiness community."

John Patrick, Vice President, Internet Technology, IBM Corporation (Retired)

Programs 2004

This page contains all of our programs listed in chronological order. These include Think Tank Sessions, Executive Briefings, Working Groups, Roundtable Discussions, Interactive Panel Discussions, Challenge-the-Expert Programs and Power Pubs*.
*Power Pubs are delineated with an asterisk.
For programs from 2000/1999 click here.
For programs from 2001 click here.
For programs from 2002 click here.
For programs from 2003 click here.


*December 9, 2004, Power Pub & Panel
"eSuccesses in South Africa: Leveraging Technology for Advancement"
Panelists: Dr. Joachim Schaper, Vice President Americas, SAP Research Center & Mr. Jay Visvanathan, Market Development Manager, Higher Education, Sun Microsystems, Inc.

November 16, 2004, Think Tank Session (POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2005)
"RFID in the Pharmaceutical Industry: When Business Cases Meet the Reality of Technology Promises"

*September 29, 2004, Power Pub
"The Future of Analytics"
Pub Master: Mr. Richard Probst, Senior Consultant, SAP

*August 17, 2004, Power Pub
"Automomic Data Managment: Anytime, Anywhere, Anyhow...Is It a Realistic Expectation, Even Today?"
Pub Master: Mr. Collin Bruce, VP Worldwide Marketing, Solid Information Technology Corporation

June 24, 2004, Special Session
"Archstone Consulting and World Internet Center Offer Strategic Intelligence Session on Supply Chain Management"

*May 27, 2004, Power Pub
"Search-based Email: The Internet's Killer App Meets the Internet's Hottest Technology"

Pub Master: Dr. Raymie Stata, Co-Founder & CTO, Stata Labs, Inc.

May 25, 2004, Think Tank Session
"Cross-Cultural Issues for Enterprise-Level Software: The Challenges of the Asian Markets"

May 13, 2004, Executive Briefing
"Capturing the Value of the Extended Manufacturing Model
Beyond the Extended Enterprise: NBT=EEM+SOA".
By Mr. Eric Schlumpf, Principal and Global Manufacturing Practice Leader, Archstone Consulting & Corporate Sponsor, Silicon Valley World Internet Center.

*April 27, 2004, Power Pub
"NANO-BIO-IT Convergence: Does Nanatechnology Offer The Truly Ultimate BIO-IT Interface?"
Pub Master: Mr. Brock Hinzmann, Technology Navigator & Principal Consultant, SRI Consulting Business Intelligence

*March 23, 2004, Power Pub
"RFID Promise: Create It and They Shall Come"
Pub Master: Mr. Dean Frew, President & Chief Executive Officer, Xterprise, Inc. & Knowledge Network Partner, Silicon Valley World Internet Center

March 3, 2004, Think Tank Session
"Sensor Networks in the Trucking Industry: Enhancing Homeland Security"

February 26, 2004, Challenge-The-Expert
"TalkingAssistant: The Indispensable Ubiquitous Computing Device"
By Prof. Dr. Max Mühlhäuser, Full Professor and Dean of Computer Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt

*February 12, 2004, Power Pub
"IPv6 vs. EPC: A Face Off On The RFID Battleground"
Pub Masters: Dr. Rohit Gupta, Group Leader, NPTest, Inc. & Research Associate, Silicon Valley World Internet Center & Mr. Dinesh Vadhia, Founder, FortyOne, Inc.

January 29, 2004, Executive Briefing
"IC Growth Announces Breakthrough Enterprise Performance Management System to Drive Stock Price"

By Mr. Don Presson, Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Dennis Dugan, Senior Vice President of Product Development, & Mr. Chris Hook, Vice President of Product Engineering, IC Growth