BEST PRACTICE WEB DESIGN
27 October 2004
This 1-day hands-on course is intended to provide web designers with the detailed information they need to design an accessible website using current industry best practice techniques. Experience in web design, with knowledge of at least HTML and CSS, is a pre-requisite for the course. A complete course outline is available at www.xmlw.ie/services/training/webdesign.htm. The cost of the course is EUR 500.
FIFA INTERACTIVE WORLD CUP COMES TO LANSDOWNE ROAD
31 October 2004
Lansdowne Football Road, Dublin
FIFA, Electronic Arts, the world’s leading interactive entertainment software company, and Xbox, the video game system from Microsoft, will team up to bring a newly developed FIFA Competition, the FIFA Interactive World Cup, to football lovers around the world. The FIFA Interactive World Cup is a new video game tournament combining online and off-line football gaming action featuring EA SPORTS FIFA Football 2005 on Xbox and Xbox® Live. On Sunday 31st October from 10am to 6pm in Lansdowne Football Club in Dublin, Irish FIFA enthusiasts will be given the opportunity to fulfill their dream of representing Ireland in the FIFA Interactive World Cup Regional Final in Earlscourt, London. Up to 300 competitors are expected to participate in a knock-out tournament on Xbox, with head to head 8 minute matches going on throughout the day, as players from all over Ireland compete against each other to reach the final stages and prove they are the greatest. To be a part of this exciting tournament Irish gamers can pick up a registration form from their nearest Smyths Superstores, Gamestop, Xtra-Vision, 3G or Harvey Norman and fax it to : 01 6765 570 or post to Suite No 8, 184 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6. Alternatively you can text FIWC to 53071 (SMS text messages cost 15c) followed by your name, address and age. Additional information, terms and conditions can be found at: www.FIFAinteractiveworldcup.com
IQ BOOT CAMP – OPTIMISE YOUR WEBSITE – **10% Discount before October 15**
Date: 1-12 November
Locations: Dublin / London
Essential training for web, information and marketing professionals. Choose from 10, 1-day workshops including web accessibility, usability, webwriting, email newsletters, intranet strategy, information architecture,bXHTML & CSS. Workshops feature expert instruction, small numbers, extensive take-home resources and post-training support. Better user experience, better results.
Register now: www.iqcontent.com. Email: email@example.com or Phone: 00353(0)1 8170768
RSA CONFERENCE EUROPE 2004
3 November 2004 – 5 November 2004
This major information security event brings together IT professionals, developers, policy makers, industry leaders and academics to share information and exchange ideas on technology trends and best practices in identity theft, hacking, cyber-terrorism, biometrics, network forensics, perimeter defense, secure web services, encryption and related topics. The European Information Security Awards 2004, recognising and rewarding significant achievements in the field of Information Security across Europe, will be presented at the opening of the conference. http://2004.rsaconference.com/europe/
IMPENDING EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION
12th November 08.30 – 04.30
Hayfield Manor, Cork
Recent developments in Employment Legislation, both in Ireland and the EU, have resulted in significant additional challenges for Employers. In particular, HR executives are now facing unprecedented levels of complexity, liability and exposure for themselves and their companies when developing, implementing and monitoring HR policies and procedures. This conference will provide insights from key industry figures on the issues, and opportunities facing HR professionals; and will focus on:
· EU Information and Consultation Directive
· The Equality Act 2004
· The EU Directive Working Conditions for Temporary Workers
The conference will be chaired by Pat Casey, Vice President, Human Resources EMEA Operations – Dell. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
IST 2004- PARTICIPATE IN YOUR FUTURE: PEOPLE AND ECONOMY
Date(s): 15-17 November 2004
Location: The Hague, Netherlands
Description: IST is the annual `networking` event for research and development in information society technologies (IST). It is organised by the European Commission in cooperation with the Dutch Presidency of the European Union and will take place in The Hague (The Netherlands) from 15-17 November. Attendance is `a must` for researchers and industrialists planning to propose projects for the IST priority within the EU’s Sixth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development. The title of IST 2004 is: “Participate in your future”, with “People” and “Economy” as the main themes. IST 2004 will include a conference, networking facilities, an exhibition of research results and the IST Prize Village. Calls for conference and exhibition ideas are closed since 4 June. For details on these calls and full information about IST 2004, consult the newly-launched IST 2004 website. URL: http://europa.eu.int/information_society/istevent/2004/index_en.htm
Discount for IIA Members
18 November 2004
We would like to offer the membership of IIA a 20% booking discount for the annual INBITE conference, see www.inbite.com. This one day event runs on November 18th and includes speakers from companies such as Microsoft, Dell, O2 etc. Also included in the event are two new awards which will recognise the innovative use of IT by business who strive to improve organisational efficiency. The IIA Promotion Code is IBIA04. This code should be entered into the “If you have a promotion code, please enter it here.` field in the registration form.
Date: 30 November – 2 December
Location: Olympia Grand Hall, London, UK
Online Information attracts an international audience of over 11,000 visitors and 250 exhibitors making it the focal point for the global information industry. For anyone who uses, manages or sources information for business or research purposes. Visitors will be able to source and compare hundreds of the latest information content sources and content management solutions at Online Information and co-located events and forums.