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IEEE Computer Society to Hold Technology Summit Highlighting Latest Hot Technologies



Los Alamitos, Calif. (PRWEB) April 2, 2008

The IEEE Computer Society, the world's leading organization of computing professionals, today announced the debut of the IEEE Computer Society Technology Summit , a one-day event designed to bring executives and technologists together to learn about and discuss the latest issues, strategies, and advances affecting today's high-technology businesses.

The inaugural event will be held Tuesday, May 13 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, in conjunction with the IEEE Computer Society's annual meeting. Expected to draw several hundred people, the summit will feature a powerhouse lineup of world-class experts and speakers, with concurrent tracks on CyberSecurity, Electronic Game Development, and Software and Systems Engineering and Standardization.

"The Technology Summit was organized to provide a forum of technology exchange between computer-science practitioners and leading experts," said Roger Fujii, series organizer and vice president at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. "For our inaugural event, we selected outstanding speakers who will provide the latest thoughts in hot technologies such as digital forensics, game development, and systems and software engineering."

The track organizers are all recognized experts in their fields. CyberSecurity track organizer Hal Berghel is associate dean of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas's College of Engineering, as well as founder and director of the CyberSecurity Research Center and co-director of the Identity Theft and Financial Fraud Research and Operations Center. Ann DeMarle, organizer of the Electronic Game Development track, is director of Champlain College's Emergent Media Center and the Center for eGame Development. MITRE Corp.'s Susan K. (Kathy) Land and Jim Moore are co-organizing the Software and Systems Engineering track. Land, the IEEE Computer Society's president-elect, is a recognized expert in software process and standardization and the author of numerous books. Moore is a member of the IEEE Computer Society's Board of Governors and executive editor of the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK).

The one-day event is designed for development and strategy executives, CTOs, CIOs, senior-level managers, and technology leaders. Early registration is $ 250 up until April 19. To register or for more information, visit www.computer.org/TechSummit. Seating is limited.

About the IEEE Computer Society

With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 39 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the CS is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology, and is known globally for its computing standards activities.

The CS serves the information and career-development needs of today's computing researchers and practitioners with technical journals, magazines, conferences, books, conference publications, and online courses. Its Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) program for mid-career professionals and Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) credential for recent college graduates confirm the skill and knowledge of those working in the field. The CS Digital Library (CSDL) provides an excellent research tool, containing more than 145,000 articles from 1,500 conference proceedings and 29 CS periodicals going back to 1988.

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