Many of you have asked about Executive track session details. Chris just finalized these and we wanted to share these with you via the blog. The details will also get posted to the site in the next few days.  

You'll notice a couple of sessions are still listed as "Executive presentation - to be announced". We're finalizing the abstracts and confirming speakers for those and will post those as those details are finalized.

Session Code Session Title Speaker Name Abstract
EXE101 The Role of Office in a "Design for People, Build for Change" Strategy John Rymer, Vice President, Application Development & Infrastructure Team, Forrester Research Forrester uses the phrase "design for people, build for change" to describe the key requirements driving the next generation of business applications. In conceiving this view of applications, Forrester has asserted that Microsoft Office will play a major role in the strategies of many clients due to its presence and its increasing utility as an environment for custom business applications. This speech explores the potential and pitfalls of Microsoft Office within a "design for people, build for change" strategy, drawing on Forrester's experience with clients.
EXE102 OBA and Software + Services Daz Wilkin, Program Manager, Microsoft Platform Strategy Group Software + Services is Microsoft’s approach for the next generation of computing.  By bringing together the best of both software and services, we maximize capabilities, choice and flexibility for our customers.  This session will provide an overview of Software + Services and explain how, using customer and partner examples, Office Business Applications demonstrate Software + Services in the enterprise. 
EXE103 Executive Presentation To be announced
EXE104 What’s Up, .DOC?  Open XML Formats, OpenDocument Format, and the Revolutionary Implications of XML in Productivity Applications Peter O'Kelly, Burton Group Research Director Industry debate about the relative merits of Open XML Formats and OpenDocument Format highlights the significance of the productivity application market shift from binary and proprietary file formats to vendor- and product-independent XML models. The competitive stakes are huge, and the related political posturing is sometimes perplexing. In this overview, Burton Group Research Director Peter O’Kelly introduces Open XML Formats, OpenDocument Format, and related World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards, and projects their implications for the future of productivity application-based information management.
EXE105 Bringing Insight to the “Edge” of the Enterprise with Microsoft John Head, Vice President, Hitachi Consulting In this session, you will learn how Hitachi helped a Fortune 500 Consumer Goods Manufacturer to increase sales and profits for both the company and its retailer customers despite an increasingly competitive environment. 
EXE106 Streamlining Customer Inquiry Processes to gain competitive advantage in the manufacturing industry Jens Rabe, VP and GM, Microsoft Line of Business at Open Text Corporation This session will explain how Business Decision makers are able to gain significant savings in unstructured customer care processes by providing “click through” access to information stored in backend systems inside the familiar outlook interface. Attend this session and you will learn how a fortune 2000 steel manufacturer managed to cut customer care process cost in half without introducing a new middleware or even training end users thanks to making use of Office 2007 VSTO technology, bringing backend data and content to an interface all users are at ease with. 
EXE107 Executive Presentation To be announced  
EXE108 Partner Opportunities with the Microsoft Office System Chris Capossela, CVP Information Worker Product Management Group In this session Chris will discuss the landscape of partner opportunities available on the Microsoft Office System, and also note several important partner and customer solutions that have been developed using the Office platform.
EXE109 Panel Discussion - moderated by Jim Lundy (Gartner Research) Jim Lundy (Gartner Research)
EXE110 Unlocking Dynamic Data with the PI System and Microsoft Office 2007 Prabal Acharyya, Director, Microsoft Global Alliance, OSIsoft and Ronan De Hooge, Sr. Software Developer, OSIsoft This session will focus on OSIsoft’s PI System integration with Microsoft office 2007 which brings operations data and events together in a dynamic, easy to understand format within an Office Business Application (OBA). This session will utilize a real world scenario to demonstrate the ways in which OSIsoft utilizes the Office Platform to enable end users to act intelligently on business and production data. Specifically the focus will be on OSIsoft RtWebParts on MOSS 2007, Datalink Server with Excel Services, Datalink Client with Excel 2007, integration with Performance Point Server 2007, Unified Communications, and MOSS components like BDC and Search.