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Subject: FW: Your Webinar Invitation: Join us for "WS-Calendar: An OASIS Ground Floor Briefing"






WS-Calendar: An OASIS Ground Floor Briefing


Join us for a Webinar on February 19




Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:


WS-Calendar is a new effort to formalize and standardize the communication of schedule and interval information for Web services. This free webinar will provide background and discussion for all those considering participation in the OASIS WS-Calendar Technical Committee.

WS-Calendar will address needs common to the enterprise, to facilities operations, to financial instruments, and to Smart Grid operations. The webinar will explain the advantages of defining a standard information model for use in Web services communications within and between domains.
Status of recent efforts to update iCalendar and related standards (ITIP and IMIP ) within the IETF will be provided. A description of ongoing work to standardize the XML representations not only of iCalendar, but also of Calendar-to-Calendar interactions will be included as well.

The webinar will feature a discussion of the anticipated uses of WS-Calendar within other standards efforts, including WSDM, BPEL, EDXL, and oBIX. We will also explore scenarios in Smart Grid, social networking, and in the operation of electric vehicles.

Who should attend:

Anyone considering participation in the OASIS WS-Calendar Technical Committee, including those involved in
domains where the common exchange of scheduling information is critical, such as energy transmission, business process applications, emergency management, and smart buildings.


*Dave Thewlis, head of CalConnect, the Calendaring and Scheduling
Consortium, and convener of the OASIS WS-Calendar Technical Committee

*Toby Considine, chair of the OASIS oBIX Technical Committee, member of the OASIS Energy Interoperation and the Energy Market Information Exchange (eMIX) Technical Committees

OASIS WS-Calendar Technical Committee:




WS-Calendar: An OASIS Ground Floor Briefing






Friday, February 19, 2010






11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST


After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.



System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista


Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer











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