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  1. Impact-Overview* Early registration extended through March 30 Dates • May 20 – 25, 2007 Location • Orlando, Florida • Marriott World Center Registration: http://www.ibm.com/events/impact2007

  2. IBM Impact 2007 – Unlock the Power of SOA* Impact is the premier technical education event for SOA and WebSphere • Introduce customers to emerging technologies in SOA as supported by the WebSphere brand • Focus on the current technical education needs of customers • Advanced content that can not be found in a classroom or may be hard to consume in a whitepaper • Focus on the issues that IT decision makers are trying to solve today • Where the market is going, what’s new, what’s coming and how does this relate to what the customer currently has • Explore winning strategies and insights on creating business flexibility to drive an innovation agenda to drive breakthrough growth Highlights • Combines the best of WS Inner Circle, WTE & T&M events • Dedicated Business Partner Day & Solution Center – including partner demand generation workouts • Spring Launch Anchor Event featuring new SOA product and services announcements • 150+ Analyst and Press attendees

  3. Creating a Climate for Innovation By increasing business flexibility and responsiveness Exclusive 2 day Non-IT Business Leader Track: • Forward thinking mini main tent sessions on how to create a climate for innovation: • Expanding the Innovation Horizon • Become “Process-Aware”: Business Transformation Starts with Agile Processes • Over 30 business focused sessions, many industry specific and all centered on some of today’s most pressing topics: • From supplier to store shelf – putting the customer first • Unlocking customer advocacy in Financial Services • Achieving Global Collaboration Across Manufacturers • Optimizing the Order-To-Cash cycle • Delivering consumer driven healthcare Hear directly from leaders who have made an impact • Mark Burnett, producer of Survivor, The Apprentice, and The Contender • Jamie Clarke, adventurer and explorer in over 40 countries • Innovative business leaders sharing their success stories An opportunity to network with over 300 business leaders attendees Join us at Impact 2007 • Monday, May 21st through Tuesday, May 22nd in Orlando, FL • www.ibm.com/events/impact2007 • Early registration through March 30

  4. Impact-Tracks*Three Customer Tracks with 400+ Sessions Focus on best practices and real world experiences of our customers e.g. Circle Computing, Prolifics, Verizon, Perficient, Schwab, Standard Life, CNA CommerceQuest, Bank of America, Aetna, Alltel

  5. Impact-Content*

  6. Technical Trackat a Glance • Target Audience • Administrators, Developers, Architects, System Programmers, Executives, Managers, Solution Designers, Business Analysts, Clients • Objectives • Premier technical education event for the WebSphere brand • Introduce customers to emerging technologies in SOA as supported by the WebSphere brand • Focus on the current technical education needs of customers • Development, Performance, Security, Administration and Architecture in the WebSphere brand • Best Practices and real world experiential sessions • What’s new, what’s coming and how does this relate to what the customer currently has • Advanced content that can not be found in a classroom or may be hard to consume in a whitepaper • 325 unique lecture and labs - 460 with repeats • 9 Tracks: • Architecture • Application Server • Business Process Management • CICS and Enterprise • Development • Messaging – Integration – Connectivity • Security & Management • Portal & Collaboration • General Interest

  7. IBM Key Note Speakers Steve Mills Robert LeBlanc Tom Rosamilia Sandy Carter Ambuj Goyal Irving Wladawsky-Berger Special Guest Speakers Mark Burnett Producer of Survivor and The Apprentice Jamie Clarke Everest Adventurer, Author & Filmmaker Joel Cohen Writer and associate producer for The Simpsons Carol Baroudi Best-selling author of SOA for Dummies & Internet for Dummies 65+ customers Impact-Speak*

  8. Prior to the conference: User group members will be tracked via registration process User group leaders/liaisons will receive $25 per member who registers for the event for up to 10 members, to be applied toward refreshments for user group meetings The user group leader with the highest number of user group members registered will receive a free pass to the event At the conference: All GWC members will receive a WebSpherian baseball cap at event registration All GWC members attending the event will eligible to enter the raffle for a Nintendo Wii! Impact-GWC*Special incentives for Global WebSphere Community Members

  9. What should you do next? • Please share this important information! • Discuss Impact 2007 at your next User Group meeting • Encourage members to take advantage of the great technical education that will be available! • Distribute to your User Group members via email • For those who may not attend the meeting, or if you do not have a meeting scheduled before Impact 2007 • Questions? • Contact Barbara Formichelli: bmf@us.ibm.com