Office 2.0 Conference Showcases the Future of Office Productivity; 30 Vendors, 70 Speakers to Present at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco on October 11-12, 2006

Office 2.0 Conference 2006
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 7, 2006--IT|Redux has announced it will hold the first Office 2.0 Conference, demonstrating the emergence of collaborative, Web-enabled, office productivity applications. The event will be held at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco, CA, on October 11 and 12, 2006.

The Office 2.0 Conference has been designed to collectively explore the foundations for Office 2.0. In total, 70 industry luminaries will speak at the event, including Michael Arrington, Editor for TechCrunch, Karen Beaman, Chief HCM Strategist of Workday, Don Campbell, Office Evangelist for Microsoft, Om Malik, Founder of GigaOmniMedia, Rajan Seth, Product Manager for Google Enterprise Products, and Bob Sutor, Vice President, Standards and Open Source Software for IBM. Over 250 entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technology consumers will attend the event.

“The Office 2.0 Conference is an excellent opportunity for the early majority of technology consumers and industry visionaries to discuss and explore the growing adoption of Office 2.0 applications in the workplace, and how they are revolutionizing the way we see and use technology in our working lives.”

In addition to the featured speakers, Office 2.0 will incorporate a number of technology demonstrations, panels and break-out sessions about the development and adoption of Office 2.0 technologies. Featured discussions include a day in the life of an Office 2.0 worker, making Office 2.0 applications enterprise ready, tools for enterprise mashups, and funding strategies for Office 2.0 start-ups.

"There has been a huge buzz surrounding Office 2.0 applications over the past year, but no event that specifically caters to the needs of this community," said Ismael Ghalimi, founder and organizer of the Office 2.0 Conference and CEO of Intalio, the leading vendor of Open Source BPM software. "The Office 2.0 Conference is an excellent opportunity for the early majority of technology consumers and industry visionaries to discuss and explore the growing adoption of Office 2.0 applications in the workplace, and how they are revolutionizing the way we see and use technology in our working lives."

The conference is sponsored by 30 Boxes, ActiveGrid, Atlassian, BEA, Blogtronix, Caspio, CNET Networks, Coghead, CollectiveX, ConnectBeam, Dabble DB, EchoSign, Fenwick & West, Foldera, Guidewire Group, IBD Network, Intacct, Intalio, Itensil, Joyent, Lewis PR, LiveKiosk, Lohika, Netvibes, Pageflakes, SiteKreator, Socialtext, Stormhoek, SugarCRM, System One, TECHMarket, ThinkFree, YouSendIt, and Zoho.

The registration fee for Office 2.0 is $595. To register, please visit http://www.office20con.com/attendees_registration.html

About IT|Redux

IT|Redux -- New Rules for a New IT World, is a weblog dedicated to the IT industry and the radical trends that are transforming it today. IT|Redux is the playground of Ismael Ghalimi, a passionate entrepreneur and fervent industry observer, founder and CEO of Intalio, creator of BPMI.org, and initiator of Office 2.0. Ismael is a professional scuba diver, private pilot, and fanatic American V-Twin rider. Ismael can be reached at ismael@itredux.com.

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Contacts

LEWIS PR for Office 2.0 Conference
Daniel White, 619-516-2559
office20@lewispr.com

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