Team Members Lead Sessions on Adobe Flex and ColdFusion and Participate in Discussion on the Future of RIA

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What:  Universal Mind, a leading solution provider of Rich Internet
       Applications, today announced two of its team members will 
       lead teaching seminars and one will participate in a panel 
       discussion at the Adobe MAX Conference North America 2008. 
       Rich Internet Applications are an important part of Web 2.0 
       deployments because they provide a better user experience 
       through improved user interfaces and a more consistent 
       online experience, regardless of what operating system is 

Who:   Universal Mind's Director of Technology Brandon Purcell
       and software architect Adam Flater. Purcell has background
       in expertise in building emerging web applications at 
       Universal Mind and previously at Macromedia/Adobe. During 
       his tenure at Adobe, he supported a wide range of products 
       including ColdFusion, JRun, Flex, Flash Media Server and 
       Flash Lite. Brandon authored several whitepapers and 
       articles on performance and scalability with ColdFusion and 
       JRun and assisted with the launch of the Macromedia website 
       built on ColdFusion. Flater's background is in working with 
       Java and Microsoft technologies, building both web and 
       desktop applications. He has been working in Flex user 
       interface and server development since the beta release of 
       Flex 2.0 in October of 2005. Flater was the lead developer 
       on the ActionScript SDK for eBay's Web Services used in the 
       eBay Desktop application. Flater is also the founder of the 
       Merapi Project, an open source project that bridges Java 
       with Flex on AIR at the desktop.

When:  "360|Max - Merapi" an "unconference" inside of Adobe MAX 
       with Adam Flater
       Monday, November 17 at 12:30 p.m. PT
       "Architecting ColdFusion For Scalability and High 
       led by Brandon Purcell
       Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 3:00 p.m. PT
       "Inside RIA Outlook 2009: What Every Developer Needs to be
       Thinking About" Panel discussion with Adam Flater
       Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 11:00 a.m. PT
       "Intro to Flex Builder 3" teaching session led 
           by Adam Flater
       Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 2:00 p.m. PT

Where: Adobe MAX North America 2008, San Francisco Marriot,
       55 4th Street,
       San Francisco, Calif.

Why:   Sponsored by Adobe, the Adobe Max North America conference 
       gathers together thousands of software designers, 
       developers, partners, executives and Adobe staff for 
       education, inspiration and community involvement.

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