CMP Media's SD Conference & Expo Launches New Conference - SD Best Practices

First Conference to Focus on Software Development Methodologies

Jun 27, 2003

CMP Media LLC, producers of the Software Development Conference & Expo, today announced the launch of SD Best Practices, a new East Coast conference that focuses on business critical development training -- training that is engineered to give development projects and applications a competitive advantage in this trying market. SD Best Practices will be held September 15-18 at the Sheraton Hotel in Boston, MA.

SD Expo is the industry's premier fully independent developer event. For 16 years, SD Expo has been in the forefront of the industry, being the first to address and offer training on UML, Web Services, XML and now best practices in software development. SD Best Practices will focus on development methodology, the process of building quality software and applications and the management issues involved. Over 75 industry experts and innovators including Scott Ambler, Ellen Gottesdiener, Christian Gross, JP Morgenthal and Dan Saks will share their knowledge. "We've lined up our best speakers, true gurus in the field, to participate. This conference is the next step in software development training for managers and leaders in our industry and very fitting for today's climate," said Nicole Garbolino, Conference Director.

The conference keynotes will be given by Watts Humphrey, SEI Fellow, Martin Fowler, Robert C. Martin and Ken Schwaber, co-authors of the Agile Manifesto and Ed Yourdon co-developer of OO methodology.

SD Best Practices is supported by the industry's most respected software development media including Dr. Dobb's Journal, Software Development magazine, Software Business, MSDN magazine, BYTE, IEE Computer Society, Intelligent Enterprise, SD Times, SysAdmin and Linux Journal.

SD Best Practices offers four days of more than 100 comprehensive educational sessions and an Expo floor filled with today's most innovative companies. For exhibitors, speakers, events and all conference details, visit

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC ( is a leading integrated media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum -- the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, and custom publishing.

   Kate Adams
   Marketing Director / SD Events Group
   CMP Media


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