Baltimore, Maryland (PressExposure) June 22, 2009 -- ZapThink today announces the opening of registration for its ZapForum evening networking event in Washington, DC on October 1, 2009. At ZapForum DC, dozens of experts, pundits, and influential guests will gather for an evening of networking and discussion on the topics of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Enterprise Architecture (EA). Open to public enrollment and attendance, the ZapForum events provide a way to encourage dialogue, networking, and communication within the SOA and EA communities.
"The enterprise architect and SOA communities needs more opportunities to communicate and network in a face-to-face, low cost, low pressure environment," said Ronald Schmelzer, Managing Partner with ZapThink, LLC. "ZapThink's ZapForum events provide an excellent venue and opportunity for practitioners, experts, pundits, advisors, consulting firms, vendors, and influencers to network and interact and help grow the EA and SOA industry."
ZapThink is hosts its evening ZapForum networking events throughout the world. At this upcoming ZapForum event on October 1, 2009 in Washington, DC, ZapThink expects a wide range of guest experts and pundits to debate the future of SOA and emerging SOA / EA patterns and trends, including JP Morgenthal (QinetiQ), James Kobielus (Forrester), Ronald Schmelzer (ZapThink), Jason Bloomberg (ZapThink), and a special surprise guest expert.
Details of the upcoming ZapForum event in Washington, DC:
DATE: Thursday, October 1, 2009 5:30PM-8PM ET
LOCATION: Vidalia 1990 M Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
Information and registration is available at http://www.regonline.com/zapdc09. Cost for attendance is only $29 and includes food and drinks.
Other planned ZapForum events worldwide include: * ZapForum Boston: July 23, 2009 * ZapForum DC: September 29, 2009 * ZapForum Frankfurt: October 8, 2009 * ZapForum London: October 15, 2009 * ZapForum Sydney: November 26, 2009
For more information and to register for ZapForum events, visit [http://www.zapthink.com/eventreg.html] (http://bit.ly/ctIJ).