Media Alert: Microsoft Hosts Live Meeting Customer Symposium to Demonstrate Power of Real-Time Collaboration

REDMOND, Wash., March 9, 2005 — Join Anoop Gupta, corporate vice president for the Real-Time Collaboration Group at Microsoft Corp., and other business leaders for a virtual Microsoft customer symposium on March 10. Gupta will share Microsoft’s vision for collaboration during a keynote address and demonstrate the highly anticipated new features of the 2005 version of Microsoft
Office Live Meeting.

In addition, breakout sessions led by key Microsoft customers will give participants an opportunity to learn more about best practices for successful Web conferencing as they relate to training, Web seminars, worldwide collaboration and more. Participants will also be able to have their Web conferencing questions answered.

Who: Microsoft keynote: Anoop Gupta, corporate vice president, Real-Time Collaboration Group

Breakout sessions:

  • Judy Regan, manager, enterprise e-business, content management and collaboration systems, Motorola Inc.

  • Steve Acterman, director, corporate IT management, Volt Information Sciences Inc.

  • Marco Nielsen, global infrastructure manager, Getronics ICT Solutions and Services

  • Greg Simpson, manager, client e-learning, Drake Beam Morin

When: March 10, 2005, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. PST (noon to 1:30 p.m. EST)

Where: This is a virtual event, and speakers and audience members will be in various locations. The registration page is located at .

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