Tibco Software and InformationWeek will host the Architect2Architect SOA Online Summit scheduled for Thursday, 15 February. The virtual event, focused on service-oriented architecture (SOA), is designed to address the growing demand for education, training and resources to help build a successful SOA. 

"The Architect2Architect Online SOA Summit is a first of its kind," says Marco Gerazounis, Tibco country manager: South Africa. "The event will offer an opportunity to view product demonstrations, obtain information about the newest technologies and interact with experts and representatives from Tibco and
other SOA vendors."
The Architect2Architect SOA Online Summit is a live conference and exhibition complete with webcast keynotes, exhibitor booths, interactive sessions, and more. A global community of architects, developers and IT managers will get together with industry practitioners from Green Hat, Infosys and TCS to share the latest trends, challenges and organisational best practices for SOA.
Attendees can participate virtually, enabling global customers, prospects and partners to interact and learn without the hassle and expense of travel.
Keynote sessions will cover the most prevalent issues facing architects implementing SOA today.
Featured keynotes include:
* "The Role of Events in SOA" – Professor David Luckham, research professor of Electrical Engineering (Emeritus) at Stanford University and renowned expert on complex event processing
* "Finding Your Way to SOA Success – The Business Justification, Steps and Best Practices for Getting to SOA" – Maja Tibbling, award-winning author, Stanford professor and lead enterprise architect at Con-way, Inc., and Paul Brown, author and principal software architect at Tibco
* "Managing SOA Complexity with Service Virtualisation" – Matthew Quinn, vice president, Product Management and Strategy at Tibco
* "Streamlining Design and Governance – from Promoting Reuse in Development to Managing Policies in Production" – Rasta A. Mansour, senior director, Engineering at Tibco.
Delegates can register at http://events.unisfair.com/rt/tibco?code=e-tib.