• PC SIG: From Bond to Borg Wednesday, November 06, 2002 - 06:30PM
    Cubberley Community Center
    Room H-1 4000 Middlefield Road
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    Software Architecture and Platform

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PC SIG: From Bond to Borg

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  • Come hear where the technology is taking us and what are the challenges ahead.
     

    Presenters

    Kenneth Leung (bio), Team Lead for Industry Marketing - IBM Data Management Solutions.
    Reiner Kappenberger (bio), World Wide Marketing Manager - DB2 Everyplace

     

    Presentation Overview

    From Bond to Borg - Evolution of Pervasive Computing and
    Challenges for Developers

    From the first pocket calculator to the latest in PDAs, pervasive computing is supposed to improve our lives through higher productivity and provide assistance anytime anywhere. Where is the technology taking us and what are the challenges ahead?

    Kenneth Leung will discuss the current state and challenges in pervasive computing solutions for consumers and business users. Reiner Kappenberger will discuss the technical aspects of data syncronization and how DB2 Everyplace fits in the development of pervasive computing solutions.

     

    About the Presenters

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    Kenneth Leung, Team Lead for Industry Marketing at IBM Data Management Solutions.

    Kenneth Leung is the Team Lead for Industry Marketing at IBM Data Management Solutions. He is also personally responsible for the marketing strategy for the retail and distribution sector.

    Kenneth Leung was the Director of Retail Industry Marketing for Informix Software prior its acquisition by IBM. Before joining Informix, Kenneth Leung was marketing manager with Innovax Concepts Corporation in Dallas, Texas and an adjunct marketing professor with the Graduate School of Management at University of Dallas. Kenneth Leung has authored numerous articles on Retail, mobile commerce and marketing.

    Anchor

    Reiner Kappenberger, World Wide Marketing Manager at DB2 Everyplace

    Reiner Kappenberger is the World Wide Marketing Manager for DB2 Everyplace. Reiner Kappenberger was the Product Manager for System Management Tools for Informix Software prior its acquisition by IBM. Before joining Informix, Reiner Kappenberger was Project Manager at CamLine Datensysteme in Germany and graduated from the FH in Regensburg with a degree in Computer Science.

     

    Event Logistics

    Location

    Cubberley Community Center, Room H-1
    4000 Middlefield Road
    Palo Alto, CA 94303

    Agenda

    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments/pizza
    7:00-7:15pm introductions and announcements
    7:15-8:30pm presentation
    8:30-9:00pm Q&A
     

    Cost

    $15 at the door for non-SDForum Members
    No charge for SDForum members and students with ID
    No registration required