A blow by blow account (in pictures) of the launch in Taiwan - kudos to the entire MS Taiwan organization for putting together a great event.

Enjoy :)

Cheers!

Anush

 

Snap-shots from Taiwan:

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Time

9:30  

Opening Show

 Taiko御鼓坊

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9:30 – 9:45

Opening speech

 Davis Tsai

General Manager, Microsoft Taiwan

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9:45 – 10:25

Keynote speech - Empowering Dynamic IT

Dr. Donald Ferguson

Technical Fellow of Platform & Strategy, Microsoft Corporate

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10:25–10:45

Break

10:45–12:15

BizTalk Server 2006 R2 –

Extending the Connected Enterprise

Oliver Sharp General Manager, Microsoft BizTalk Server Group , Kerry Kruase Intel Marketing Director for Intel’s RFID Operation,HP Debasish Roy RFID Consultant  COE HP APJ Michael C. Woods Technical Product Group Manager

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13:30-14:20

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Anush Kumar

RFID Platform Product Manager, Microsoft Corporate

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T.J. Fang

Associate Vice President, Quanta Computer

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Daniel Chang

Technology Manager, Microsoft Taiwan

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Bobby Mark

ARCHITECT ,Microsoft Taiwan

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Jason Chou

Consultant ,Microsoft Taiwan

 

14:40-15:30

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Kris Horrocks

Sr. Technical Product Manager for SOA at Microsoft Corp

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Steven Martin

Director , Connected System Products Management, Microsoft Corp

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Michelle Chen

Sr. Business Development Manager, Microsoft Taiwan

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Dr. Joe Chang

CJCU RFID Research Center Centers , Taiwan

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Albert Wang

Project Manager ,FPG Taiwan

15:50-16:40

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Registration

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RFID Welcome Gate

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1000+ people in attendance!

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Other News Clippings

TV

070911 USTV News (0’23”)

Headline: RFID Technology platform launched in Taiwan

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070911 CtI News (0’32”)

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070911 ERA News (0’42”)

Headline: RFID applied extensively in daily lives

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070911 TTV News (1’12”)

Headline: Microsoft releases RFID solution, Taiwan the first stop

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070911 SET News (0’19”)

Headline: High-tech glory of Taiwan, first stop of worldwide launch program

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070911 FTV News (1’44”)

Headline: Taiwan’s RFID Technology in lead in Asia. Microsoft praised for achievement

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070911 ETTV News (1’32”)

Headline: Taiwan’s RFID achievements world renown

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Newspapers

070911  Commercial Times 工商時報 A12

Headline: Microsoft’s application platform added with RFID solutions

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070911 Commercial Times工商時報 A13

Headline: BizTalk Server launched and Taiwan’s RFID achievements demonstrated

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070912  Apple Daily 蘋果日報 B5

Headline: Microsoft  supports RFID development and launches new software in Taiwan

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070912  Economic Daily News 經濟日報 C7:

Headline: Microsoft pleased to see  prosperous RFID development in Taiwan

Subhead: New version of software launched in Taiwan, the first stop of Microsoft’s worldwide launch program

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070912  DigiTimes 電子時報 5:

Headline: Microsoft launched new version of BizTalk Server

Subhead: RFID business opportunities expected to grow 6 times in 4 years

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070913  Economic Daily News 經濟日報 B7:

Headline: Microsoft BizTalk technology yields positive result

Subhead: Taiwan takes lead in global product launch; Microsoft demonstrates RFID, EDI and SOA success case studies

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Online Media

070911 CNET

Headline: New version of Microsoft BizTalk to speed up RFID  applications and development

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070913 CNET

Headline: Microsoft: BizTalk SOA applicable to non-Windows platforms

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070911 DigiTimes Online

Headline: Microsoft confronts with  IBM by delivering rapid-implemented, low-cost and core process focused SOA solutions

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