Media Alert: Microsoft Global High Tech Summit Features Leading Companies, Demos of Innovative Technologies and New Research

REDMOND, Wash. — Oct. 24, 2007 —

What: The Microsoft Global High Tech Summit, a one-day event for thought leaders, executives and visionaries in the high-tech manufacturing industry, featuring keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and live demos of new and innovative technologies transforming the “new world of work.”

When: Oct. 25, 2007, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. PDT


The Fairmont San Jose

170 South Market Street

San Jose, CA 95113

Who: Speakers include leaders from ABB, Accenture, Altera, AMR Research, Compellent Technologies, Dell, Finisar Corporation, Freescale Semiconductor, Intel Corporation and Texas Instruments, and well-known business author Geoffrey Moore.

More: Other highlights from the summit include these:

  • Live demo of Microsoft Surface, the first in a new category of surface computing products from Microsoft Corp. that breaks down traditional barriers between people and technology.

  • Launch of the Microsoft Collaboration in High-Tech Manufacturing Survey 2007, new industry research that reports on the use of nonsecure communication tools, such as Web e-mail and personal instant messaging, to share confidential information with value chain partners.

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