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The Summer Games were fun! Now it’s time to stretch your mind at the Technology Symposium in London.

london olympics.jpgThe International SOA, Cloud + Service Technology Symposium is a yearly event that features renowned experts and authors from around the world. At the event, participants attend a series of keynotes, talks, demonstrations, and panels. They also have the opportunity to attend training and certification workshops – all with an emphasis on realizing modern service technologies and practices in the real world.


The 5th International SOA, Cloud + Service Technology Symposium will be held for the first time in London on September 24-25, 2012 at the Imperial College London.


The 2012 Symposium is based on an overarching theme "Modern Service Technologies and Practices." The event will focus on contemporary IT innovations and trends, as well as the emergence of proven and field-tested industry practices and patterns. Speaker sessions are organized into the following 13 conference tracks:


  • Cloud Computing Architecture & Patterns (Amin Naserpour - HP)
  • New SOA & Service-Orientation Practices & Models (Roger Stoffers - HP)
  • Emerging Service Technology Innovation
  • BPM, Service Modeling & Analysis Techniques
  • Service Infrastructure & Virtualization (Amin Naserpour - HP)
  • Cloud-based Enterprise Architecture
  • Business Planning for Cloud Computing Projects
  • Real World Case Studies
  • Semantic Web Technologies (with & without the Cloud)
  • Governance Frameworks for SOA and/or Cloud Computing Projects
  • Service Engineering & Service Programming Techniques
  • Understanding Big Data
  • New REST & Web Services Tools & Techniques

Speaker presentations are listed on the web site in the tracks that are marked with the bold font.


HP has two speakers at this event, Amin Naserpour from Australia and Roger Stoffers from the Netherlands.   


Question: What modern service technologies and practices do you see as critical for an enterprise to thrive in today’s environment?  Post your thoughts on this topic! 


Roger Stoffers


roger_stoffers.jpgRoger has 17 years of experience in information technology, the last 10 years as a SOA architect. Presently he is on long-term assignment at a customer site as a multi-domain solution architect and he is also responsible for creating/managing SOA reference architectures. Roger is also a blogger and wrote several articles for Service Technology Magazine. He has contributed several SOA patterns to the community and he just finished reviewing Thomas Erl’s book SOA with REST. He is also a strong supporter of the SOA Manifesto. Roger will also teach the pre-symposium workshop “Certified SOA Architect”.


You can view Roger's bio and listen to his podcast here:


Amin Naserpour


amin_naserpour.jpgAmin is co-presenting with Thomas Erl at the conference. He is also working with Thomas on writing the first Cloud Computing Design Patterns book. This new book focuses on patterns in the Cloud Technology space, comparable to the SOA Design Patterns book in the SOA space. Amin is working on an open vendor cloud life cycle architecture framework which he plans to contribute to the community. Amin might also teach the post-symposium workshop “Certified Cloud Architect”.


View Amin's bio here:


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