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OpenRoad Lectures at SFU

Darren Gibbons and Gordon Ross recently delivered two days of instruction on web application development to the students of SFU’s Information Technology Project Management program. The eight month program in advanced IT project management topics is offered by SFU’s Applied Sciences Continuing Education and hosted at the Harbour Centre campus.

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OpenRoad to speak at JavaOne

OpenRoad President Darren Gibbons and Senior Java Architect Jeff Pennal have been selected to speak at the upcoming 2001 JavaOne Conference to be held in San Francisco this June. Gibbons and Pennal will be speaking on the challenges of migrating Microsoft web applications to a Java environment.

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Gordon Ross lectures at TechBC

Gordon Ross recently guest lectured for students at TechBC. Gordon covered several topics during his lecture, including success factors in e-commerce, managing web-application projects, and the future of Internet applications.

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Darren Gibbons Speaks at Comdex on Internet-Connected Remote Office

OpenRoad President Darren Gibbons spoke to a standing-room only session at Comdex 2000 in Vancouver. He co-presented with Ruth Johnson, President of ITEC Corp., on the Internet-Connected Remote Office. Darren covered remote file sharing systems, firewalls and security issues, remote application servers, intranet software, and remote desktops during his presentation.

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OpenRoad President Speaks at VanJUG

Darren Gibbons, President of OpenRoad, recently spoke on Sun’s Java Server Pages specification. A technology overview, the specification’s status, and sample code demonstrations were all performed for Vancouver’s Java User Group (VanJUG) at BCIT. The VanJUG was founded by OpenRoad in 1995.

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Gordon Ross lectures at BCIT

Gordon Ross, OpenRoad’s Director of Project Management, recently guest lectured for Integrated Management Information Systems students at BCIT. Gordon covered several topics during his lecture, including success factors in e-commerce, managing web-application projects, and the future of Internet applications.

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OpenRoad speaks on XML at VOLUG

Gordon Ross, Director, recently spoke on XML for the Vancouver Online Librarians User’s Group (VOLUG) at the Vancouver Public Library. VOLUG, an organization of more than 100 librarians and information professionals, was presented with an introduction to XML and its key strengths, covering its history and basic markup theory.