Wednesday, May 2, afternoon keynote (13:20-14:05)

Speaker: Chris Jones
Title:Next Generation Internet Opportunities

XML Web Services represent the next wave of Internet innovation, giving individuals control of the technology in their lives, enabling more efficient business processes and creating new opportunities across the industry. Microsoft is helping drive the formulation and adoption of industry standards like XML, XML Schema, SOAP and WSDL and is delivering implementations with the Microsoft .NET Platform. Come learn about new XML Web services like "HailStorm" that help the different technologies in your life work together under your control and see how Visual Studio.NET lets you create and aggregate XML web services in minutes.