Intel Media Alert

Intel Developer Forum Returns to San Francisco, Sept. 7-9

When: Sept. 7-9, 2004

Where: Moscone Center South, San Francisco


Intel is opening up new worlds of technology at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) Systems Conference, where attendees will find out what the impact will be on their projects and careers. IDF offers a fully immersive conference experience by bringing together technology leaders and experts for a program built upon training, networking and foresight.

Training: 19 tracks offer more than 150 highly technical sessions, panels and hands-on labs in the following key areas:

  • Flexible mobile technologies - developing flexible mobile solutions to fuel unwired lifestyles
  • Driving value in the enterprise - innovating, developing and deploying scalable corporate IT infrastructure and stable clients to drive more value
  • Intelligent and intuitive business computing - accelerating growth and driving competitive advantages with powerful PC client solutions
  • Innovations in communications infrastructure - innovating by using open, standards-based, modular systems for faster system development
  • Connecting consumers in the digital home - providing consumers freedom to enjoy media and content through interoperable, networked devices
  • Networking: IDF offers valuable opportunities to speak one-to-one with Intel managers and engineers whose work will impact future project directions. Attendees will meet with industry peers at a variety of planned and informal events to exchange views and explore potential collaborations, such as the Birds-of-a-feather lunch sessions, where they will be able to network with technology experts.

    Foresight: Keynotes by senior Intel executives offer insight about new and emerging Intel technologies, along with Intel's vision for the future.

  • Technology Showcase features the latest Intel technology demonstrations as well as representatives of more than 150 other leading companies. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore how these solutions and ideas could help them save time, effort and expense in bringing new products to market.
  • Keynotes by the following Intel executives are planned:

  • -- Paul Otellini, president and chief operating officer
    -- Abhi Talwalkar, vice president, general manager Enterprise Platforms Group
    -- Deborah Conrad, vice president, Sales and Marketing Group, general manager, Solutions Market Development Group
    -- Prasad Rampalli, vice president, Finance and Enterprise Services, director and chief architect, Architecture and Integration Platforms
    -- Louis Burns, vice president, general manager, Desktop Platforms Group
    -- Anand Chandrasekher, vice president, general manager, Mobile Platforms Group
    -- Bill Siu, vice president, general manager, Desktop Platforms Group
    -- Howard Bubb, vice president, general manager, Communications Infrastructure Group
    -- Pat Gelsinger, senior vice president and chief technology officer

    Who attends: IDF is a must-attend event that allows you to network with potential partners, clients, and suppliers:
  • Systems developers, engineers, implementers and architects
  • Communications developers, engineers, implementers and architects.
  • Technical or business strategists and managers
  • Press and analysts who must stay current with industry news and trends

  • Theme: "Stretching Boundaries - Building Relationships"

    Sponsors: Gold Sponsors: Microsoft, NVIDIA, Rambus, Samsung Semiconductor and Silicon Graphics

    Silver Sponsors - ATI Technologies, D-Link, Kingston Technology, Infineon Technologies, HP and Supermicro Computer

    Sponsoring Communities - Memory Implementers Forum, PCI Express Technology, The Digital Home Community and Trusted Computing Group

    General Registration: Online:
    Phone: (888) 261-0971. Outside the United States, (650) 762-2635

    Press/Analyst Registration: Online:
    By phone: (650) 762-2721
    -- Press/analyst non-registration contact:
    David A. Dickstein, Intel Press Relations
    (916) 356-2211,

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