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Web Services for the LMN Community Assessing the challenges and potential implications Free event for LMN / cpd25 members 27th October 2005, Woburn House Conference Centre, London London Metropolitan Network Ltd (LMN), in partnership with In Technology plc (ITO) and Message Labs (MLs) have organised the first event of this academic year. This occasion will highlight the new developments within LMN and focus on LMN member user experience and new services. This event will assess some of the key emerging technologies now available for safe, remote and secure web use and management. More specifically it will address the key issues preoccupying IT departments in our community as they seek to implement solutions to • manage growing data volumes on exchange servers • to reduce rapidly growing online storage loading • centralise all e-mail data with fast recovery of old emails and files on demand • establish file serving web technologies that will allow single and multiple users to securely access information on a location-independent basis • work collaboratively wherever required • establish effective e-mail filtering and anti-SPAM solutions. 9.30-9.45 Registration 9.50-10.00 Welcome by Chair-Professor Rick Trainor 10.00-10.10 Opening by CEO LMN ltd 10.10-1100 WFS three part TBC 11.00-11.15 Coffee Break 11.15-12.00 Mail Filtering 12.00-13.00 Information Lifecycle Management-ITO 13.00-13.30 Debate Session on ‘Outsourcing’ 13.30- 15.00 Networking Buffet lunch with a selection of wine and soft drinks – networking opportunity and poster sessions from across London’s universities showcasing the latest LMN business cases of ITO and MLs product services Places at this event are limited, and bookings will close on the 20th October, so please register your attendance early by emailing Dave Puplett at, or calling 02079115836. Directions to the venue can be found here:
1. Introduction by the chair and CEO, Tony Rybacki, into aims and objectives of LMN and key issues with web services CONFIRMED: Professor Rick Trainor, Principal, King’s College London 2. An example from the US: Highlighting the successful implementation of the WFS service in the US HE sector CONFIRMED: Gary Zuckerman, Business Development Manager, Xythos-US Examining the importance of a secure web file managed service academic-for the academic sector Accounting for the timescale of WFS implementation and case examples University (both academic and clinical/NHS) plausible involvement with WFS Lessons learned and implications for the future development of WFS 3. LMN user experience focus with WFS: milestones so far…. Nick Atkins University of Arts London Alex Thomson, Ravensbourne College: TO BE CONFIRMED Assessing the latest developments in implementing WFS 4. Assessing the advantages of smart e-mail filtering service by MLs CONFIRMED: Mark Sunner CTO, MLs 6. Debate Session on ‘Outsourcing’ TO BE CONFIRMED: Russ Altendorff from LBS to talk FOR Outsourcing vs. TO BE CONFIRMED: John Shemilt from Imperial to talk AGAINST Outsourcing followed by Q&As All events are by INVITATION ONLY For further information, © LMN 2005 programme may be subject to change

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