XML and Content Management

In view of the growing interest in XML and content management in our community, STC Israel has decided to offer a series of presentations on these topics with expert Gershon Joseph. We would like to invite you to the first meeting of the series: XML – What's it all about?

When: Thursday, 8 March 2007 Time: 17:30-20:00 Where: SAP Labs Israel, Building 2, Zarchin 20, Ra'anana (this is a new building of SAP). Map and/or instructions will follow.

Schedule: 17:30-18:00 – Registration

18:00-18:10 – Welcome – Jeff Mandl (SAP)

18:10-19:00 – Presentation

19:00-19:15 – Break

19:15-20:00 – Presentation

Important: The presentation will start promptly at 18:00. So please make a point of being on time.

Fees: Free for STC Israel members

NIS 30 for nonmembers NIS 25 for ITA members

About the Presentation and the Presenter

XML-Based Documentation – What’s It All About?

This session will concentrate on pure XML solutions, including:

•·         Who should consider a pure XML solution?

•·         Price vs. features

•·         Which DTD – DITA or DocBook?

•·         Off-the-shelf solutions for this niche (including demos of XMetaL and Author Enterprise Edition)

•·         XML authoring

•·         XML publishing

•·         How do I migrate content from legacy Word and/or FrameMaker?

Gershon Joseph has been writing highly technical documentation for over 20 years, and has developed complex XML solutions for more than 10. He is an internationally renowned consultant for XML documentation and content management solutions.

Today, Gershon is Director of Technology and Single Sourcing at Tech-Tav Documentation, where he leads Tech-Tav's technology consulting group. He is also Secretary of the OASIS DITA Technical Committee and DITA Translation Subcommittee, and a member of the OASIS DocBook Technical Committee.

Gershon has helped teams at more than 100 companies worldwide (including many Fortune 50/100 companies) to successfully implement SGML, XML and CMS solutions.


Due to the security rules at SAP, please make sure you follow these registration instructions.

Send an email to ]]>. In the subject line, indicate your name and FULL (9-digit) ID (Teudat Zehut) number, and whether you are a member of STC Israel, ITA, or neither. Please note that we cannot guarantee your entry into the SAP building if you do not supply your full ID number.

If registering others besides yourself, please supply their full ID numbers, email addresses, and affiliations (STC/ITA member, or neither).

When coming to the event itself, please make sure that you have your Teudat Zehut or driving license with you, in order to be allowed into the SAP building.

Registration will close on Tuesday, 6th March. Please note that we cannot guarantee the handling of requests received after that date.

Events Committee

STC Israel Chapter