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EDF-4 Bolton

Agenda


10:00 - 10:30 Coffee
10:30 - 10:45 Introductions
10:45 - 11:30 PLEX (A rich Personal Learning Environment client) and REST services, Scott Wilson
11:30 - 12:15 State of play on IMS Enterprise Services implementations
12:15 - 13:00 Enterprise Services Implementation issues debate:
Why write your own if there are libraries already?
What is missing from the libraries?
What would help in their adoption?
Is a simplified implementation worth it, and how do you factor calls for it?
What do you win/lose with a REST over SOAP implementation?

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 e-framework update, Wilbert Kraan
14:45 - 15:30 Tools and Toolkits update, Open session to discuss service oriented technologies and tools

Registration

You can register for the event by making use of the registration form

Venue

The meeting will take place at the University of Bolton on the Deane Campus.
For directions and campus plan see the following:
http://www.bolton.ac.uk/uni/about/maps.html

The meeting will be held in the "M" building (as marked on the plan) in room M2-23.
The venue is a short-ish walk from Bolton station past Morrisons, Sainsburys and the Mecca Bingo. Car parking can be arranged (in the car park marked with a red "P" on the map) - please let me know in advance if you require this.


Accommodation

Pack Horse Hotel, Nelson Square Bradshawgate Bolton BL1 1DP
Tel: 01204 527261
Fax: 01204364352
Note: The University of Bolton have a special rate, please mention when booking that you are attending a meeting at the University of Bolton to receive the discount. This is right in the middle of town, just off Bradshawgate - the main drag of Bolton's nightlife.

Holiday Inn Bolton Centre, Higher Bridge Street, Bolton, BL1 2EW
Tel: +44(0)1204 879988
Fax: +44(0)1204 380777
This is a bit further from the venue - but in a slightly quieter spot than the Pack Horse.

For more information/ideas:
http://www.visit-bolton.com/site.php?section=where-to-stay

Date: 20 April, 2006
Venue: The University of Bolton
Contact email: se5@bolton.ac.uk

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Suggestions and additions can be sent to Sam Easterby-Smith on se5 at bolton dot ac dot uk.