World's Only Non-technical SharePoint 2007 Conference to be Held in Nashville

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SharePoint Solutions will hold the world's only 100% non-technical conference about Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS 2007) and Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) February 4-6, 2008, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The three-day SharePoint Information Worker Conference 2008 is designed specifically for business, web and application professionals who need to stay on the leading edge of MOSS 2007 and WSS business applications

SharePoint Solutions, a national leader in Microsoft SharePoint training, consulting and add-on software, will hold the world's only 100% non-technical conference about Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS 2007) and Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) February 4-6, 2008, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.

"The three-day SharePoint Information Worker Conference 2008 is designed specifically for business, web and application professionals who need to stay on the leading edge of MOSS 2007 and WSS business applications," said Jeff Cate, founder and president of SharePoint Solutions.

"If you're not part of your company's IT department but you use SharePointâ„¢ and the Microsoft Office Systemâ„¢ to solve business problems, this conference will provide you with the knowledge you need to work with maximum efficiency. And, if you are in IT, but need a functional and business usage understanding about SharePoint, this conference is an excellent choice as well," he added.

Last year's non-technical conference in Orlando, Florida, drew several hundred attendees from around the world.

For those completely new to SharePoint, a half-day pre-conference "101" workshop will be held Feb. 3 to explain what SharePoint 2007 (MOSS 2007 and WSS 3.0) is all about.

SharePoint Information Worker 2008 conferees may choose from more than 30 sessions spanning three tracks and visit exhibits from industry-leading providers of value-added SharePoint add-ons and services. Sessions and tracks include:

New tools for content re-use in MOSS 2007 (Content Management track)
Best practices for taxonomy and information architecture design (Best Practices track)
Information rights management support in SharePoint 2007 (Content Management track)
Real-world case study: Using SharePoint 2007 as a driver of change initiatives in a large organization (Best Practices track)
Custom workflows for Information Workers: Using InfoPath and SharePoint Workflow Designer to create no-code workflow applications (Collaboration track)
Real-world case study: Customizing SharePoint's Wiki capabilities for use in implementing a robust knowledgebase (Collaboration track)
SharePoint Designer: When should you use it and how? (Best Practices track)
De-mystifying the MOSS 2007 Single sign-on feature (Content Management track)

Cate, an author and frequent lecturer on Microsoft products and technologies, will be the keynote speaker. He has extensive experience conducting seminars and training classes in addition to consulting engagements.

Experts from Microsoft Corporation, Project Performance Corporation, the Latter-day Saints Church, SharePoint Solutions and other leading consultants and implementers will be among the speakers.

Cost for those registering by Dec. 1 is $1,495. After that date, the cost is $1,695. Rooms are available for $169/night at the conference hotel, but are not included in the conference fee.    
Cost for the SharePoint 2007 Fundamentals Pre-Conference Workshop, which is limited to 50 attendees, is $395.

For more information about the conference and lodging visit: http://sharepointsolutions.com/iwc08.

Based in Nashville, Tenn., SharePoint Solutions has been a nationwide leader in expert-led public classes on SharePoint products and technologies. The company also professionally develops high-quality commercial add-ons for SharePoint, including the award-winning Extranet Collaboration Manager for SharePoint 2007. For more information visit: http://sharepointsolutions.com.

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