OpenCms Days 2009 Conference Program

List of Sessions

The following sessions will be held during OpenCms Days 2009:

Conference Opening Keynote - OpenCms 7.5 and beyond

Track: Opening Keynote
Speaker: Alexander Kandzior (Alkacon Software GmbH)

In this conference opening keynote, Alexander will present the latest version 7.5 of OpenCms, which will be made available right before this conference. He will sum up what happened during the last 12 months in the OpenCms community, and provide his vision for the near future. ... Details

OpenCms in the Telco industry - A Tale from Down Under

Track: Business
Speaker: Thomas Kutschi (BearingPoint)

This session will present a case study of a major CMS implementation for AAPT, the 3rd largest Telco in Australia. During the introduction of an overall business system AAPT introduced OpenCms as the core tool for non- or low-structured information. ... Details

Advanced XML Content & Widget Configuration

Track: Technical
Speaker: Andreas Zahner (Alkacon Software GmbH)

XML structured contents are a central building block in any modern OpenCms application. The configuration of the XML structured content editor therefore is an important step to provide an ergonomic interface for content managers working with OpenCms every day. ... Details

University of Bath: Boldly going where others fear to tread...

Track: Business
Speaker: Andy Savin (University of Bath)

This presentation will look at how the University of Bath have rolled out OpenCms across the University and how they are developing the system to "give back" to the Open Source community. ... Details

Integrating OpenCms into SAP NetWeaver

Track: Technical
Speaker: Dimitry Surkov (SuraSystems)

NetWeaver is the newest platform of SAP which brings modern web technologies into traditional SAP ERP offering. One of the key applications within this suite of enterprise portal components is meant to provide a single point of entry for the entire SAP landscape. ... Details

Knowledge Factory - User generated content with OpenCms

Track: Business
Speaker: Ramón Gavira Sáenz (Saga Soluciones)

Knowledge Factory is a project developed by SAGA Soluciones to create a meeting point, through Web support, for those companies that wish to acquire, share and transmit valuable information in any area related to enterprise management. ... Details

Integrating OpenCms with Liferay Portal Server

Track: Technical
Speaker: Dan Liliedahl (OSE Consulting)

This session will demonstrate the integration of OpenCms with Liferay portal server in order to take advantage of features from both platforms. Liferay is a rich Open Source portal server which is rapidly becoming popular in corporate use. ... Details

Keep the savings, increase functionality – how OpenCms enables us to do both

Track: Business
Speaker: Christian Schöneich (OEV Online Dienste GmbH)

Providing internet services to a group of 15 public insurances, OEV has saved a remarkable amount of money for its customers by switching from licensed content management solution towards an open source platform in which OpenCms constitutes the central element. ... Details

The Interactive Knowledge Stack (IKS) Project and OpenCms

Track: Technical
Speaker: Andreas Gruber (Salzburg Research)

IKS is an integrated research project whose target are the hundreds of SMEs in Europe providing technology platforms for content and knowledge management to thousands of end user organisations. ... Details

Day 2 Keynote: Saving Money in the Enterprise with OpenCms

Track: Keynote
Speaker: Joel Tosi (CME Group)

The past year has been an interesting time for the world. While the global markets continue to shift all around us, the world continues to look to technology for solutions to a wide range of challenges. ... Details

Discovering Spain through OpenCms

Track: Business
Speaker: Pedro del Valle (Informática el Corte Inglés )
  Pedro Antón Alonso (SEGITTUR)

Spain is developing version 2 of its official tourism portal. This updated portal will be the new face for the main tourism initiatives worldwide. OpenCms as the CMS core is a key component for this strategic project. This project is a well thought shift into the Open Source world. ... Details

Building websites with the KB-Suite

Track: Technical
Speaker: Carl Alex Friis Nielsen (The Royal Library)

OpenCms is being used for several years now to maintain the website of the Danish Royal Library. In this session we will introduce the component concept at the core of the KB-suite and show its versatility through how it is used on the Royal Library's web site. ... Details

BVI - OpenCms extranet for the German investment fund industry

Track: Business
Speaker: Christine Orth (BVI)

BVI- Bundesverband Investment und Asset Management e.V. is the central association which represents the interests of the German investment fund industry. It consists of 92 members who are mutual fund companies, institutional fund companies and asset management companies. ... Details

JPA driver – extended database support for OpenCms

Track: Technical
Speaker: Georgi Naplatanov (Oles Biz)

This session presents the OpenCms JPA driver which uses the JAVA standard - Java Persistence API (JPA) and with OpenJPA as implementation. Utilizing the structure of the OpenCms internal SQL based drivers, this JPA driver enables the use of OpenCms for a large set of additional databases. ... Details

Personalized Documents in OpenCms

Track: Business
Speaker: Martin Abel (Plambeck Health)

Digital documents may not be static copies of type setting oriented books; they can go far beyond this horizon being individually structured, i.e. ... Details

OpenCms Hispano's Modules

Track: Technical
Speaker: Alejandro Alves (OpenCms Hispano)

In this session we will show several OpenCms modules that have been created by the Spanish OpenCms community www.opencmshispano.org. It is our intention to turn OpenCms into the ultimate competitor of the CMS market. ... Details

Danish national lottery - Flexible editorial backend with OpenCms

Track: Business
Speaker: Claus Priisholm (CodeDroids ApS)

Danske Spil A/S is the Danish national lottery and betting company. Seeing that the online sales is an increasing part of the business, Danske Spil last year decided to start work on a replacement for the original web site. ... Details

Using the Alkacon OAMP Module series to enhance OpenCms

Track: Technical
Speaker: Michael Emmerich (Alkacon Software GmbH)

The OpenCms Add-On Modul Paket series (OAMP) consists of a set of free Open Source modules to enhance interactive websites. Those modules are build based on the requiremets of different customer projects of the recent years and widely used in OpenCms projects. ... Details

Conference Roundup - Future opportunities for OpenCms

Track: Keynote
Speaker: Alexander Kandzior (Alkacon Software GmbH)

A selected panel of OpenCms experts will sum up the last 2 days and present an outlook to the future developments and opportunities for the OpenCms community. ... Details

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