PC EXPO - Now Part of TECHXNY - Announces Keynote Line-Up For 2001 Event

Top Executives from Palm, Intel, and Mirror Worlds Technologies to Headline

Leading Information Technology Event



Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from CMP Media LLC.

    NEW YORK, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- CMP Media, LLC. announces its keynote
 speakers for the upcoming Technology Exchange Week (TECHXNY), which will be
 held June 25-28, 2001. Speaking Tuesday, June 26th is Carl Yankowski, CEO of
 Palm, Inc.  Mike Splinter, Executive Vice President of Intel Corporation, will
 speak on Wednesday, June 27th.  Finally, on Thursday, June 28th , the featured
 speaker will be renowned author and visionary David Gelernter, Chief Scientist
 for Mirror World Technologies and a Professor of Computer Science at Yale
 University. All keynotes will take place in the Special Events Hall of the
 Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City.
     TECHXNY (http://www.techxny.com) is a new venture created by CMP Media,
 and is designed to unite those companies and associations who are instrumental
 in shaping today's business and technology solutions. It will take place June
 25-28, 2001. TECHXNY will feature special events and conference programs, as
 well as revolve around the 19th annual PC EXPO, which will be held June 26-28,
 2001, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
     "We're thrilled about the 2001 keynote speakers. Our attendees will have
 the rare opportunity to be exposed to and educated by true visionaries in
 their respective fields ...  [We] anticipate an excellent response to this
 year's group," says Christina Condos, Show Director for TECHXNY/PC EXPO.  The
 TECHXNY/PC EXPO Keynote Address Program is being sponsored by Business Week.
     Carl Yankowski, Tuesday's morning keynote speaker, has chosen as his topic
 "Handheld Computing: Grass Roots to Corporate Standard," and he will discuss
 how handhelds are fast becoming a bold new platform for managing the heart of
 business itself.  He will share his vision on the future of wireless, and how
 it will revolutionize today's business world as well as the daily lives of the
 IT-savvy consumer. Mr. Yankowski became CEO of Palm, Inc. in December 1999,
 bringing with him more than 25 years of marketing and executive management
 expertise from his years at Reebok, Sony, and Polaroid's Asia Pacific Region.
 A graduate of MIT with degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Management,
 Mr. Yankowski held top positions at all three companies.
     On Wednesday, attendees will hear from Mike Splinter, who will be speaking
 on "New  Priorities, New Solutions." He will reflect on the ways in which
 companies are adapting their infrastructures to accommodate the central core
 of business that the Internet has become. He will also demonstrate, utilizing
 a wide variety of new technology, how this approach delivers pervasive and
 flexible solutions to meet one's business needs. Mr. Splinter came to Intel
 Corporation in 1984 as a Manager of Fab 1. Since 1985, his efforts and
 energies have been focused on leading the component manufacturing operations
 through the volume growth of the 90s. Splinter was promoted to Senior Vice
 President in January 1999 and is now Executive Vice President.
     Thursday's speaker, David Gelernter, is a pioneer in the field of parallel
 processing. Mr. Gelernter's keynote topic will be "The PC and Mobile
 Computing: Living In A Distributed World."  In this keynote, Gelernter
 outlines his vision of a future in which any PC, laptop or cell phone can be a
 viewport on one's whole electronic life. He will discuss the relevance of past
 and present technological developments, and how they affect the IT world
 today. The creator of the renowned Linda System, Mr. Gelernter's "tuple
 spaces" serve as the foundation for many of today's computer-communication
 systems, including SCA's Linda, Sun Microsystem's Java Spaces, and IBM's
 T-Spaces. The author of many books and dozens of articles, he has been a
 culture-and-politics columnist for the New York Post in addendum to his work
 in the technological field.
     In addition to the Keynote Series, TECHXNY will feature a full week of
 conferences, education summits and special events. The PC EXPO exhibition will
 showcase top IT vendors and solutions providers, offering attendees a chance
 to explore the newest developments in mobile and wireless technologies, B2B
 and B2C e-commerce systems, leading-edge internet security advances, CRM
 solutions, ASPs, and storage applications.  For more details on TECHX NY and
 PC EXPO, please contact Christina Condos, show director, at 212-600-3027, or
 via email at ccondos@cmp.com.  Additional information is available on the
 website, at www.techxny.com.
 
 

SOURCE CMP Media LLC.
    NEW YORK, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- CMP Media, LLC. announces its keynote
 speakers for the upcoming Technology Exchange Week (TECHXNY), which will be
 held June 25-28, 2001. Speaking Tuesday, June 26th is Carl Yankowski, CEO of
 Palm, Inc.  Mike Splinter, Executive Vice President of Intel Corporation, will
 speak on Wednesday, June 27th.  Finally, on Thursday, June 28th , the featured
 speaker will be renowned author and visionary David Gelernter, Chief Scientist
 for Mirror World Technologies and a Professor of Computer Science at Yale
 University. All keynotes will take place in the Special Events Hall of the
 Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City.
     TECHXNY (http://www.techxny.com) is a new venture created by CMP Media,
 and is designed to unite those companies and associations who are instrumental
 in shaping today's business and technology solutions. It will take place June
 25-28, 2001. TECHXNY will feature special events and conference programs, as
 well as revolve around the 19th annual PC EXPO, which will be held June 26-28,
 2001, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
     "We're thrilled about the 2001 keynote speakers. Our attendees will have
 the rare opportunity to be exposed to and educated by true visionaries in
 their respective fields ...  [We] anticipate an excellent response to this
 year's group," says Christina Condos, Show Director for TECHXNY/PC EXPO.  The
 TECHXNY/PC EXPO Keynote Address Program is being sponsored by Business Week.
     Carl Yankowski, Tuesday's morning keynote speaker, has chosen as his topic
 "Handheld Computing: Grass Roots to Corporate Standard," and he will discuss
 how handhelds are fast becoming a bold new platform for managing the heart of
 business itself.  He will share his vision on the future of wireless, and how
 it will revolutionize today's business world as well as the daily lives of the
 IT-savvy consumer. Mr. Yankowski became CEO of Palm, Inc. in December 1999,
 bringing with him more than 25 years of marketing and executive management
 expertise from his years at Reebok, Sony, and Polaroid's Asia Pacific Region.
 A graduate of MIT with degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Management,
 Mr. Yankowski held top positions at all three companies.
     On Wednesday, attendees will hear from Mike Splinter, who will be speaking
 on "New  Priorities, New Solutions." He will reflect on the ways in which
 companies are adapting their infrastructures to accommodate the central core
 of business that the Internet has become. He will also demonstrate, utilizing
 a wide variety of new technology, how this approach delivers pervasive and
 flexible solutions to meet one's business needs. Mr. Splinter came to Intel
 Corporation in 1984 as a Manager of Fab 1. Since 1985, his efforts and
 energies have been focused on leading the component manufacturing operations
 through the volume growth of the 90s. Splinter was promoted to Senior Vice
 President in January 1999 and is now Executive Vice President.
     Thursday's speaker, David Gelernter, is a pioneer in the field of parallel
 processing. Mr. Gelernter's keynote topic will be "The PC and Mobile
 Computing: Living In A Distributed World."  In this keynote, Gelernter
 outlines his vision of a future in which any PC, laptop or cell phone can be a
 viewport on one's whole electronic life. He will discuss the relevance of past
 and present technological developments, and how they affect the IT world
 today. The creator of the renowned Linda System, Mr. Gelernter's "tuple
 spaces" serve as the foundation for many of today's computer-communication
 systems, including SCA's Linda, Sun Microsystem's Java Spaces, and IBM's
 T-Spaces. The author of many books and dozens of articles, he has been a
 culture-and-politics columnist for the New York Post in addendum to his work
 in the technological field.
     In addition to the Keynote Series, TECHXNY will feature a full week of
 conferences, education summits and special events. The PC EXPO exhibition will
 showcase top IT vendors and solutions providers, offering attendees a chance
 to explore the newest developments in mobile and wireless technologies, B2B
 and B2C e-commerce systems, leading-edge internet security advances, CRM
 solutions, ASPs, and storage applications.  For more details on TECHX NY and
 PC EXPO, please contact Christina Condos, show director, at 212-600-3027, or
 via email at ccondos@cmp.com.  Additional information is available on the
 website, at www.techxny.com.
 
 SOURCE  CMP Media LLC.

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