CFP: Global Integration Summit 2006 (GIS'06)

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Global Integration Summit 2006 (GIS'06)
"Integration For Everyone"
Annual Meeting of the Integration Consortium

Fairmont Copley Plaza
Boston, May 22-24, 2006


--- OVERVIEW ---

The Global Integration Summit (GIS) is the annual meeting of the
Integration Consortium (IC), the non-profit, user-driven association
of IT professionals focused on application, information, process,
service, and system integration technologies.

The GIS differs from other industry events as it is truly user-driven
and vendor-neutral. With an attendance hovering above 200 every year,
and involving senior integration executives from leading Global 2000
corporations, the event offers a personal atmosphere for networking.

--- THEME ---

For our 3rd edition, the theme "Integration For Everyone" seeks to
build a unified view of the Integration Discipline. One outcome of the
Summit should be to develop a new Integration Body of Knowledge (I-
As such, we welcome IT thought leaders from industry, vendors,
and academia to expose the "State of the Art" in integration

--- TOPICS ---

Topics can range from business drivers for integration such as
Governance and Regulatory Compliance, to integration approaches and
platforms such as the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Business
Process Management (BPM), to technical infrastructure issues such as
Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and Open Source Middleware.

Papers can take the form of conceptual frameworks, research in
best practice reports, case studies, and executive viewpoints.

We welcome papers that contribute to enriching the I-BOK. Please see
below for an outline, with a detailed list of 50 topics available at:

Part A - Business Perspective

  1. Business Trends and Integration Drivers
  2. Industry-Specific Integration Drivers

Part B - Application Requirements

  3. Application-Specific Integration Solutions
  4. User-Centric Integration Solutions

Part C - Development Capabilities

  5. Strategic Management of the Integration Function
  6. Integration Development Methods and Standards
  7. Integration Development Tools and Best Practices

Part D - Technologies and Standards

  8. Integration Platforms and System Architecture
  9. Core Integration Technologies and Standards
  10. Integration Runtime Infrastructure


* Papers Submission Deadline >>> January 31, 2006
* Notification of Paper Selection >>> February 20, 2006
* Confirmation by Author to present at GIS 2006 >>> February 28, 2006
* Early Bird Registration Deadline >>> April 1, 2006
* Upload Final Paper and Presentation >>> May 1, 2006
* Global Integration Summit >>> May 22-24, 2006


* Instructions:
* Paper Template:
* Submission System:

--- CO-CHAIRS ---

John Schmidt
President, Integration Consortium
Senior Vice President, Integration, Bank of America

Peter Anadranistakis
Board of Directors Member, Integration Consortium
Chief Partnership Officer, Online Business Systems

Dr. Stephane Gagnon
VP Research and Standards, Integration Consortium
Assistant Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology

--- CONTACT ---

Please send all enquiries by email to:

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