MySQL Executive, Kaj Arnö, to Deliver Keynote on Standards-based Platforms at Language Standards for Global Business Summit

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Open-Source database industry guru and leading executive at MySQL, Kaj Arnö, will serve as the keynote speaker at the “Language Standards for Global Business Summit,” taking place on December 12-13, 2005 in Berlin, Germany.

Kaj, who has been a leader in encouraging companies to support the fight against software patents in Europe, will present "Open Source: Using a standards-based platform to create a global business", in which he will discuss what processes, standards, and business models have been key to the establishment and growth of the Open Source database industry.

Other Highlights include:

Language Standards Technology Panel: Focus on several platforms, including: ITS (W3C); TMX/TBX (OSCAR); OASIS Translation; WS TC; ISO 639; and OASIS XLIFF.

Language Quality and Process Standards: EN 15038; ASTM; LISA QA; and J2450.

The Ecosystem of Standards: Where do Language Standards fit in the context of XML, DITA, S1000D, SQL and other mainstream standards?

Plenary Sessions: Practical Business and Technology Case Studies & Discussions based on Adobe; EMC; LIRICS Project; and IGNITE.


December 12-13, 2005


Hilton Berlin

Mohrenstrasse 30

Berlin, Germany 10117

Tel: +49-30-20230


Full conference agenda available at:


Register at: or contact Barbara Jarzyna at +1 858 689 4844.


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