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3rd Monday Event

Sun Microsystems' View Of The Future Of The Technology Industry by Wayne Horkan

Date: Monday, 16th March 2009
Time: 19:00 (tea & coffee available from 18:30)
Location: Novotel, Bostock Lane, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4EP (map)
Price: Free! (non-members welcome)
Status: Went Ahead

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An overview of the future of the technology industry from Sun Microsystems by it's UK CTO, Wayne Horkan. Wayne will be speaking about Futurology, how Sun sees the future of the technology industry, the trends in the industry, what the implications are for the UK and the wider World given the expected changes, and how they are set to impact us in both our personal and professional lives.

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About the Presenter

Wayne works at the most strategic and senior levels with Sun's customers and provides technology leadership across Sun's Global Sales & Services Organisation. He has significant delivery experience in Enterprise SOA and integration implementations, Datacentre build outs, major Internet, B2B and G2G systems, and national and international Identity Management systems.

Passionate about technology and innovation, Wayne champions a number of major initiatives in the field of large scale and complex computing at Sun; including cloud computing, enterprise architecture, data centre economics and web science. He holds positions on the CBI's Innovation, Science and Technology (IST) working group, as well as with PITCOM and EURIM, and is a Chartered Fellow of the BCS, a Fellow of the IoD and a Senior Member of the IEEE.

Wayne writes one of the most popular Sun blogs.

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