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MERIDIAN
TECHNOLOGY GROUP

“Year 2000”
Meridian Technology Group
10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room A
This briefing will examine pressing issues of the year 2000 for technology. Will your systems survive the Year 2000? Are your human resources adequate? Which tools should you use and how much time is needed to tackle the Year 2000 date change? What are the consequences to your business if the date and date logic can’t cope with the change of the century? What risks exist if your business experiences aborted runs, or more likely, erroneous information?

“Developing a Strategy to make PCs & Macs Work in the Same Environment”
Meridian Technology Group
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room A
This presentation will describe the tools available for establishing Macintosh and Intel computer compatibility.

“Minervas Machine”
Association for Women in Computing
12 noon – 12:45 p.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room A
The Association for Women in Computing will show the PBS special on Minervas Machine. This program outlines the effect women have had on the computing industry.

“Internet/Intranet”
Meridian Technology Group
1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room A
This briefing will cover questions you should be asking yourself before you put your company on the Internet or create an Intranet. What are you hoping to accomplish? What do you need to know about security, both internal and external? Should you host your own site? How will it affect productivity? What policies need to be in place? Do you have liability for your employees using the Internet? What is the expected ROI on an Internet/Intranet solution?

“Panel Discussion on E-mail and Designing Your Own Page”
Association for Women in Computing
2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room A
This panel discussion will explore e-mail and designing your own Web page.

“How To Do More With Less and
Survive”
Meridian Technology Group
3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room A
This briefing will address ever increasing technical support issues. Downsizing and the move to freeze head count increases the burden on already stretched Information Technology departments. While there is no one correct answer, there are common characteristics that can be observed among successful departments.

“What Passions Drive Your Career”
Association for Women in Computing, Meridian Technology Group, HL Yoh, Cisco Systems, and Logical Operations
Speakers: Lynda DeGruccio, Microsoft Consulting Services; Barbara Kunkel, Nixon, Hargrave; Almarie Falbo, Bausch & Lomb
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room A
The competition for high-level executive positions has always been intense. Our four guest speakers will share the perspectives that have helped take them where they are, and beyond. Tickets are $20.00 per person and available by calling 800-947-4227, Extension 707.

“Review of Educational Software”
Association for Women in Computing
10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
June 4th
Highland Room A
This briefing will examine the tools available for the education market.

“Datamining”
Meridian Technology Group
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
June 4th
Highland Room A
This briefing will focus on datamining. Datamining is a methodology for using software to analyze vast amounts of database records for the purpose of discovering patterns. Datamining can analyze the wealth contained in corporate databases to improve the accuracy of predictions.

“Minervas Machine”
Association for Women in Technology
12 noon – 12:45 p.m.
June 4th
Highland Room A
The Association for Women in Computing will show the PBS special on Minervas Machine. The program outlines the effect women have had on the computing industry.

“Microsoft Office ’97”
Meridian Technology Group
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
June 4th
Highland Room A
This briefing will discuss the advantages of Microsoft’s 32-bit technology, and how to choose the right 32-bit operating system for your organization. Topics will consist of how to deploy and administer your 32-bit desktop environment effectively, how you can combine the ease of familiar applications with the power of the Web to publish or gain instant access to critical information, and how end-user productivity can be enhanced and training costs reduced.

CIBR2000 DIVISION OF CIBER INC.

“Looking the Devil in the Eye-Getting Beyond Year 2000 Denial”
Presented by: Rich Blakeman, National Sales Manager, CIBR2000 Division of Ciber, Inc.
11 a.m. – 12 noon
June 3rd and June 4th
A recent Cap Gemini survey found only 13 percent of IT directors and managers to have a full-fledged strategy for dealing with the Year 2000. Many have yet to “look the devil in the eye” and move from denial to action. Where do we go from where we are?

LOTUS DEVELOPMENT
CORP.

“Domino and Web Commerce”
Presented by: Darrin Nelson, Lotus System Engineer of the Year
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
June 3rd and June 4th
Highland Room F

ROCHESTER
ASSOCIATION OF
SYSTEMS MANAGERS

RASM Integrated Solutions
Seminars:

“Moving Beyond Traditional Relational Database Technology”
Informix Software, Inc.
Speaker: Iain Gellatly, Principal
Engineer, Informix Software
10:30 a.m. – 12 noon
June 3rd and June 4th
Highland Room B
Extensible relational database technology, also known as universal servers, allow organizations to manage all types of information such as documents, images, financials, video, and sound. Managing this data can turn a liability into a competitive advantage. This presentation introduces the concepts of extensible relational database servers and how this technology can be used to manage all types of data.
Speaker Iain Gellatly opened the Rochester office for Informix two years ago to provide sales and technical support for customers across Upstate New York. Prior to Informix, Iain was an engineer with Ingres and a database architect with General Electric. Iain has a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Buffalo.

“Metadata: The Heart of the Data
Warehouse”
Spectrum Technology Group, A Division of CIBER
Speaker: Terry Moriarty, Senior Consultant, Spectrum Technology Group
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
June 3rd and June 4th
Highland Room B
With the emergence of the data warehouse as the primary decision support application, Metadata has taken on a new role of importance within the business community. Metadata is now recognized to be as much a corporate resource as the business data it describes. This seminar will explore why Metadata is an essential component of the data warehouse environment and what steps must be taken to establish a successful Metadata management environment.
Speaker Terry Moriarty has enjoyed a diverse career in Information Systems, over the last 20 years, from application programmer to business analyst in information strategic planning. After joining Bank of America’s Data Administration organization in 1986, she was introduced to the data driven approach in information management. Ms. Moriarty is author of the “Enterprise View” in Database Programming and Design, a past president of the San Francisco DAMA chapter and chairperson for the 1991 International conference on the Entity Relationship Approach.

“NUMA-Q, The Next-Generation SMP Architecture”
Sequent Computer Systems, Inc.
Speaker: Bruce Knobe, NUMA-Q “Evangelist,” Sequent Computer Systems
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
June 3rd and June 4th
Highland Room B
Bruce Knobe is the NUMA-Q “evangelist” for Sequent Computer Systems, Inc. In this role, Bruce travels the country describing the advantages of this next generation SMP architecture, which will allow open systems to deliver data center level scalability, reliability, and manageability. Bruce meets regularly with industry analysts, IS and business executives, and others to discuss how NUMA-Q capabilities can help organizations meet critical business needs.
Speaker Bruce Knobe has an extensive technical, business, and teaching background in IT. As the Director of Software Engineering for Kendall Square Research, Bruce led development of the operating system and compilers for the first scalable shared memory computer. He also managed compiler development for Prime Computers, built high performance compilers for real-time projects (including the space shuttle), and taught computer science. Bruce has math degrees from MIT, the University of Illinois, and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.

PARADYNE CORP.

“Optimizing and Controlling Frame
Relay Networks”
Paradyne Corp.
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
June 3rd and June 4th
Highland Room H

“The Next Generation of Network Access: HotWire Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) Products”
Paradyne Corp.
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
June 3rd and June 4th
Highland Room H

CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC.

“Fast Remote Computing for the Enterprise…Like You Never Thought Possible”
Presented by: Bill McCarthy, Systems Engineer, Citrix Systems, Inc.
June 3rd, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
June 4th, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Highland Room J
Are your remote users frustrated with application performance? Do you spend far too much time managing your remote desktops? If so, this seminar is for you. Learn how to deploy and update strategic Windows applications to dozens…. or even thousands of remote users in just minutes (not months). See for yourself how to deliver any client/ server Windows application to remote users at LAN-like speed, over any remote connection: dial-up, WAN or the Internet.

“The Intranet for Windows ….It’s Easier Than You Think”
Presented by: Bill McCarthy, Systems Engineer, Citrix Systems, Inc.
June 3rd, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
June 4th, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Highland Room J
Learn how to embed your existing Windows applications into any HTML Web page… and not have to re-write a single line of programming code. See for yourself how Intranet/Internet users can work with strategic database applications using a standard Web browser, such as Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Explorer.

KONICA BUSINESS
MACHINES

“Advanced Solutions in Digital Imaging”
Konica & Eastern Copy
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room K

3COM CORP.

“Readying Your Network for the Intranet Wave”
Speaker: Jamie Warter, 3com Corp.
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
June 3rd and June 4th
Highland Room J
Recent studies show that more than 60 percent of companies plan to implement an Intranet to meet the communications and information-sharing requirements of an increasingly decentralized work force. By deploying a corporate-wide Intranet, you can lower IT costs, leverage existing network investments, reduce training time, speed deployment of software and more.
This session will cover the characteristics of an effective Intranet architecture, and maximizing return on networking investments.
OPTICAL CABLE
CORP.

“The Features and Benefits of Tight- Buffered Fiber Optic Cables for Quality Networking”
Speaker: Bob Booze, Regional Sales Manager, Optical Cable
11 a.m. – 12 noon
June 3rd
Highland Room D

ATTACHMATE

“Connecting to Host Systems From the Internet/Intranet”
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room D

“Building Distributed Network Computing Systems in a Host Environment”
Presented by: Ken Dugan, Attachmate
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
June 4th
Highland Room D

DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORP.

“IP Switching: Unprecedented Performance”
12 noon – 1 p.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room J
Take advantage of networking trends: from routed to switched networks, Legacy LANs to Intranets using Internet-style technology. Internet performance and simplicity eliminate the need for expensive collapsed backbone routers. Hear how the fastest ATM switch for IP backbones, Digital’s GIGAswitch/IP solutions, is ideally suited for corporations moving to the emerging Intranet backbone model, for Internet Service Providers, and for network managers handling Internet related traffic.

“Internet/Intranet Security: Your
Future!”
Digital Equipment Corp.
12 noon – 1 p.m.
June 4th
Highland Room J
How much risk can you take? The Internet is emerging as the universal computing platform of choice. The foundation for your success begins with your own secure computing environment and expanding the Internet into your organization as one secure, scalable, reliable network accessed from anywhere, at any time, using any device. The seminar will address the question, “Where do you start?”

INTERNET MARKETING AND ADVERTISING
ASSOCIATION

“Internet Advertising”
Presenters: Robert Tubbs, President, IMAA and RC Tubbs & Association; Dan Foster, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager, Buck & Pulleyn; Dan Hucko, Senior Vice President, New Media, Hutchins/Y&R; Karen K. Vignare, Professor, RIT and SUNY Alfred
10 a.m. – 12 noon
June 4th
Highland Room D
This two-hour roundtable discussion will focus on what is Internet advertising, the cost structure, banner creation, and measuring effectiveness.

LAWNET REGIONAL MEETING

Sponsor: Joe Reichart, Harris, Beach & Wilcox LLP
12 noon
June 3rd
Highland Room D

THE ROCHESTER GROUP

“Intranet Application Development-Lessons from the Trenches”
Presented by Bob Miller, President, The Rochester Group
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
June 3rd and June 4th
Highland Room D

Digital Image and Sound

“Digital Video on the Computer: For Multimedia, the Internet, and for Broadcast”
Presented by: Christopher Ince, Sales Manager, Digital Image and Sound
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
June 3rd and June 4th
Highland Room E
This seminar will be an overview of the current video capabilities on the Macintosh and Windows platforms. Learn how to digitize video into the computer, mix graphics with video, edit video on the computer, turn video into digital multimedia files, and convert computer graphics to videotape or CD-ROM. Participation in discussions on the creative and economic possibilities digital video can have for you also will be included. See a high-performance computer video editing system in action. (Media 100)

ECRC-CONCURRENT TECHNOLOGIES

ECRC Three-Tiered
Presentation

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room H
“Getting Started With Electronic Commerce”
A brief managerial level presentation on the state of electronic commerce today, emphasizing low-cost, easy to use secure solutions for small and mid-sized business provided by Concurrent Technologies Corp. (ECRC).

“Business Opportunities with DOD through EDI”
A brief 30 minute presentation on what EDI is and how to do business with large buyers, including the Department of Defense, provided by Concurrent Technologies Corp. (ECRC).

“EDI Orientation”
A presentation on what Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is and the wide variety of business, public sector and administrative settings where it can have a positive impact, provided by Concurrent Technologies Corp. (ECRC).

MICROSOFT

Microsoft Theater 30-minute
Presentations:

“Using Active X Technology in Commercial Applications”
Wall Data
11 a.m.
June 3rd
Microsoft Show Floor Theater
Come hear Wall Data address the world of host and data access via the Internet/Intranet. See the first Active X component model application which is reusable by developers, consistent across the product, and has full integration with Microsoft Office. Find out how custom-based solutions can be built easily and inexpensively.

“Data Warehousing: A Silver Bullet?”
Actium
12 noon
June 3rd
Microsoft Show Floor Theater
Data warehousing has been touted as the next “silver bullet.” Like it or not, it will have a dramatic effect on the structure of organizations and how organizations do business in the future. This presentation will cover the many different aspects of data warehousing including: What is data warehousing, how to champion the data warehouse in your organization, and determining if data warehousing is a good fit for your organization.

“Internet Security and Your Virtual Private Network”
Digital Equipment Corp.
1 p.m.
June 3rd
Microsoft Show Floor Theater
Digital’s AltaVista technology allows you to create your own Virtual Private Network-you can secure communications across the Internet with a lock and key for remote access to your firewall. Hear how to save money while improving Internet connectivity. Digital’s AltaVista technology coupled with Microsoft’s Windows NT and Windows ’95 solutions provides you with the answer to complete security.

“Microsoft Office 97: New Features and Benefits”
Ikon Office Solutions
2 p.m.
June 3rd
Microsoft Show Floor Theater
Discover the exciting new features and benefits of Microsoft Office 97, including the innovative new Office Assistant, Grammar Check, complete Internet integration, plus Microsoft Outlook and the new desktop information manager. Outlook organizes email messages, appointments, contacts and files all in one place so you can view and share information easily. Find out why Microsoft Office 97 is the world’s best-handling office suite!

“The Building of Meliora’s Intranet”
Meliora Systems, Inc.
3 p.m.
June 3rd
Microsoft Show Floor Theater
Have you been thinking of developing a company Intranet? Attend this session and see Meliora’s Intranet. Learn key tips in the development of an Intranet as well as the technologies that were used to design, develop and run Meliora’s Intranet. You won’t want to miss this presentation!

“Inacommerce: Inacom’s Internet-Based Procurement Management System”
Inacom Information Systems
11 a.m.
June 4th
Microsoft Show Floor Theater
More than just an Internet acquisition tool, Inacommerce is a robust procurement management system that helps organizations automate their entire procurement process. Inacommerce has an open integration environment that interfaces directly with asset management and other existing systems. And, it’s low maintenance and highly scalable. Come experience a new, less expensive way of doing business!

“Interactive Web Page Development for Internets/Intranets”
Logical Operations
12 noon
June 4th
Microsoft Show Floor Theater
Is your company thinking of developing an Intranet or does it already have one? Do you need to create, update or maintain your department’s information on the company Intranet? If so, this seminar will give you a great overview of how to create dynamic Web pages by exploring Microsoft’s solutions to interactive Web page development.

“Maximizing the Return on Software Training”
Productivity Point International
1 p.m.
June 4th
Microsoft Show Floor Theater
Training solutions must support business objectives in order to maximize your return on investment in training. Productivity Point International will present an overview of the Productivity Plan process and tools which will help you design training programs optimized to meet the needs of your organization.

“From Intranet to Internet with Microsoft Internet Information Server”
Real Time Enterprises, Inc.
2 p.m.
June 4th
Microsoft Show Floor Theater
Real Time Enterprises will present discussion about its experiences in moving from a legacy Novell network to full use of the Intranet and Internet using the Microsoft Internet Information Server. Come see and hear RTE describe IIS and provide live demonstrations of Front Page 97, the Microsoft IEAK, and Internet Admin in this presentation.

“Table Of Experts”
Western New York Computing
3 p.m.
June 4th
Microsoft Show Floor Theater
You are invited to discuss and review your networking and integration questions with a panel of leading senior systems engineers
assembled from Western New York Computing Systems and other leading technology companies.

ITEC Show Guide

Microsoft
Solutions Briefings:

“Microsoft’s Vision: Today’s Technologies Into the Year 2000 and Beyond”
Microsoft Corp.
10 a.m. – 12 noon
June 3rd
Highland Room C
Come hear how Microsoft is delivering on “information at your fingertips” today and their future plans for their core businesses: PC operating systems, productivity tools, server software and interactive content. Find out how you can reduce your Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with existing Microsoft technologies and the company’s future TCO strategy. Plus, see a sneak preview of Internet Explorer 4.0 and the next version of Windows NT!

“Microsoft Windows NT & the Intranet”
Hewlett-Packard Co. & Inacom
Information Systems
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
June 3rd
Highland Room C
An executive overview of Windows NT

Server 4.0 and its relationship to the corporate Internet/Intranet. Inacom will discuss Windows NT Server implementation as well as how these technologies will impact your business decisions in the near future. Hewlett Packard will discuss the intelligent
integration of printing, scanning and network management, over any network, to help companies take advantage of the “information explosion.” The network management piece in general, and the peripheral administration piece in particular, facilitates the integration of printers and scanners with the solution suppliers who have developed the necessary software tools (i.e., OCR, fax, email, drivers, etc.) that work together in a way that is easy for office workers to use and understand.

“Microsoft Exchange Server 5.0”
Ikon Office Solutions
10 a.m. – 12 noon
June 4th
Highland Room C
See and hear about the latest version of Microsoft Exchange Server, version 5.0. Ikon Office Solutions will discuss the components of Microsoft Exchange, the architecture, groupware and line-of -business functionality, and implementing Exchange within your existing environment. This session will be presented by a Microsoft certified Exchange Server specialist.

“Microsoft Office 97 and the Intranet”
Meliora Systems, Inc.
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
June 4th
Highland Room C
Come find out what the new, Intranet-ready, 32-bit Microsoft desktop can do for you today. The 32-bitdesktop won’t just improve your life, it will improve it today. You’ll be able to increase system performance, improve interoperability and stability, and administer the system from your desktop. And with Intranet/Internet tools in the box, Web pages can be created at the desktop from Microsoft Excel or Word documents.

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