Industry Leaders Sponsor Gilbane Conference on Content Management Technologies

Content Technology Industry’s Leading Organizations to Sponsor, Demo at Educational Event November 30 – December 3, in Boston 

Joy Blake Scott
Longleaf Public Relations
Jeffrey Arcuri
Lighthouse Seminars

Cambridge, MA, October 13, 2004. The Gilbane Report and Lighthouse Seminars announced that 50 organizations have signed up so far to support the Gilbane Conference on Content Management Technology. The conference, being held at the Westin Copley in Boston, November 30 – December 2, is entirely focused on content technologies, and includes 27 educational sessions covering today’s most critical issues for businesses planning or implementing a content management strategy.

“We are delighted with the broad show of support from the leaders in the content technology industry,” said Frank Gilbane, Conference Chair. “This event will truly be a “one-stop shop” for businesses looking to implement or improve content management strategies as virtually every critical business and technology will be addressed by representatives from all the major content technology firms. The vendor participation complements the educational content from our expert faculty, which consists of experienced consultants, analysts, and practitioners.”

Sponsors of the Gilbane Content Management conference in Boston include EMC, GMC Software, Interwoven (NASDAQ:IWOV), Open Text ( NASDAQ:OTEX), Stellent (NASDAQ:STEL), and Workshare. Other sponsors include Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL), the Integration Consortium, OASIS, IDEAlliance, InfoWorld, CMSWatch, EContent magazine, Transform magazine, Web Services Journal, XML Journal, Business Wire, and the Gilbane Report. Additional exhibitors-to-date include Arbortext, Astoria, Atomz, aXtive minds, CrownPeak Technology, Day Software, Ektron, Hot Banana, Idiom, Infodata, Infostoria, Inmagic, INSCI, IXIAsoft, Mark Logic, Ovitas, Percussion Software, PaperThin, RedDot Solutions, Refresh Software, SchemaLogic, Scientific Software, SDI, SiberLogic, SilkRoad Technology, Software AG (TECdax:SOW), ThomasTech Solutions, Vasont, Venetica/IBM (NYSE:IBM), Vignette (NASDAQ:VIGN), and Vivisimo.

“ The Gilbane Conferences provide an in-depth, comprehensive view of content management technologies and solutions, and we’re pleased to again be a prime sponsor” said David Milam, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for EMC Software Group. “We believe it’s important to support an event that offers so much value to attendees and exhibitors.”

“ For any organization looking for content management solutions, the Gilbane Conference is an excellent resource,” said Dan Ryan, executive vice president of marketing and business development, Stellent. “The speakers and exhibitors focus on practical, real-world business solutions.”

For a complete list of sponsors and exhibitors-to-date see

The conference program is available at

About Bluebill Advisors, The Gilbane Report 
Bluebill Advisors, Inc. serves the content management community with publications, conferences and consulting services. The Gilbane Report ( administers the Content Technology Works™ program disseminating best practices with partners Software AG (TECdax:SOW), Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ:SUNW), Artesia Technologies (Open Text – NASDAQ:OTEX), Atomz, Context Media, Convera (NASDAQ:CNVR), INSCI (OTCBB:INSS), Trados, Vasont, Venetica (NYSE:IBM), and Vignette (NASDAQ:VIGN).

About Lighthouse Seminars 
Lighthouse Seminars’ events cover information technologies and “content technologies” in particular. These include content management of all types, digital asset management, document management, web content management, enterprise portals, enterprise search, web and multi-channel publishing, electronic forms, authoring, content and information integration, information architecture, and e-catalogs.