Today, over 7,000 organizations rely on BizTalk Server to integrate systems, automate processes and communicate across global supply chains. With the introduction of the fifth full version, BizTalk Server 2006 R2 builds upon the Business Process Management and SOA/ESB capabilities in prior releases to help organizations extend core process management technologies even further with new capabilities like native support for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), AS2 and RFID, and close alignment with the upcoming releases of 2007 Microsoft Office system and Windows Vista, including key .NET Framework technologies such as Windows Workflow Foundation and Windows Communication Foundation.

Taipei, Taiwan - September 10, 2007

Keynoted by Don Ferguson, Microsoft Technical Fellow in the Office of the CTO and former IBM Chief Software Architect

Sydney, Australia - September 13, 2007

Keynoted by Don Ferguson, Microsoft Technical Fellow in the Office of the CTO and former IBM Chief Software Architect

Chicago, US – October 2, 2007

Keynoted by Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft Corporation

More info at Steven Martin's blog or Microsoft BizTalk site.