GIGA INFORMATION GROUP KEYNOTE TO ADDRESS PORTAL'S ROLE IN GOVERNMENT AT ENTERPRISE WEB & CORPORATE PORTAL CONFERENCE & EXPO(Westboro, MA - August 22, 2002) - INT Media Group, Incorporated (Nasdaq: INTM) today announced a major keynote presentation and its conference chairpersons for Enterprise Web & Corporate Portal Conference & Expo that is scheduled for November 7-8, 2002 at the Georgetown University Conference Center in Washington, D.C.
Andrew Bartels, VP and Research Leader of Industry Perspectives on IT at Giga Information Group, will offer his expertise in a keynote address titled "Portals for Government: What Makes Sense?" Giga Information Group (Nasdaq: GIGX), Premier Analyst Co-sponsor of the conference, has expanded its role in the event with the addition of Andrew Bartels and Laura Ramos, Director of Enterprise Portals & Information Management, Giga Information Group, as co-chairpersons.
"We are delighted to have Giga Information Group increase their role as Premier Analyst Co-sponsor with the addition of Andrew Bartels as co-chairperson," notes Dan Kara, Vice President of Sponsored Events at INT Media Group. "Given that the event is being held in the heart of Washington D.C., coupled with the fact that the government sector is the most robust and fastest growing market in IT, this makes Andrew's keynote emphasizing the role of portals in the government sector both appropriate and timely."
Now in its third successful year, Enterprise Web & Corporate Portal Conference & Expo is an executive level event which features an unparalleled two-day educational conference program. The conference showcases a number of real-world user study sessions from leading institutions and top experts offering attendees the latest information for deploying, optimizing and extending portal-based, enterprise class Web systems. The agenda will also include presentations that address the use of portals or portal technology by the government sector.
The conference features five comprehensive tracks including:
Enterprise Web & Corporate Portal Conference & Expo is the only event that analyzes portals, content management and syndication, application development and deployment, as well as application and Web service integration, as a whole, emphasizing the interrelationships among them for the delivery of the next generation of enterprise class, Web-based systems.
For more information and to register today visit www.enterprisewebportal.com or contact Cress O'Brien at [email protected] or (508) 870-5858 ext. 126. For information and complete details on exhibiting or any sponsorship opportunity please contact Howard Weinman at [email protected] or call (508) 870-5858 ext. 104.
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