Here are some talks I gave at technical/business conferences to spread innovative ideas. I generally speak  about a useful new technique for adding value, without mentioning the specific company that I am working for. This is the most effective way to get across the message, and it’s clear to all where they can get the expertise on that technique if they need it.

  • “Modeling Retail Products: A Big Data Approach”, The Software Generalist, 2015.
  • “Breaking Walls: How to Get Departments to Share Information,” with Michael Pelts, Technology and Humans:, 2011.
  • “Privacy for the Deeper Web,” with Michael Pelts, Technology and Humans, 2010.
  • “Openness and Privacy for Regulatory Compliance,” with Michael Pelts, Information on Demand Europe, 2010.
  • “Openness and Privacy,” with Michael Pelts, Security and Privacy Symposium, 2009.
  • “Mining Meaning from Java Code with Java Data Mining API”, JavaOne, San Francisco, 2008. As with the 2004 talk, the JavaOne committee chose this presentation for the category “Cool Stuff”!
  • “Mining for Services: Discovering Business Realities in Mainframe Metadata,” IMPACT, Las Vegas, 2008.
  • “Finding Mashup Ingredients,” Web 2.0 and Beyond Summit, 2008.
  • “Metadata Mining: Automated Semantic Classification for Service Repositories,” XML Conference, Boston, 2007.
  • “Approaches for Modeling Metadata in XML”, industry experts panel, XML Conference, Boston, 2007
  • “Regulatory Compliance through Metadata Mining,” accepted for Metatopia, 2007.
  • “Business Processes: Connecting the Design-Time to the Run-time” (presentation here),  Programming Languages and Development Environments Seminar, Haifa, 2005.
  • “XMI and the Many Metamodels of Enterprise Metadata,” with Joram Borenstein, XML Conference, Atlanta,  2005.
  • “Semantic Enterprise Systems Management for Program Trading,” with Simon de M. Walker, Securities Industry Middleware Council, New York, 2005
  • “Java Metadata and the Semantic Web,” JavaOne, San Francisco, 2004. Awarded  “Intriguing and Unexpected: New and Cool” by the conference committee.
  • “Aligning Business Process and Business Information Models: a Semantic Approach,” with Zvi Schreiber, Global Business Process Forum, London, 2004.
  • “Metadata Management Converges with Business Modeling,” DAMA Symposium and Wilshire Meta-Data Conference, Los Angeles, 2004.
  • “Semantic Information Management for Data Integration in the Enterprise,” Tech Target webcast, 2004.
  • “Know What Your Schemas Mean: Semantic Information Management for XML Assets”,  XML Conference, Philadelphia, 2003. (Reviewed here.)
  • “Semantic Information Management: Controlling Complexity with a Central Information Hub,” Securities Industry Middleware Council, New York, 2003.
  • “Web Services: Trends Toward Adoption,” invited appearance at industry experts panel, EIDX/CompTIA, San Diego, 2003.
  • “Generating XSLT with a Semantic Hub,”   XML Conference, Baltimore, 2002.
  • “Information Quality through Semantic Models ,” Enterprise Data Forum, Pittsburgh, 2002.
  • “Ontology: Automated Integration of Enterprise XML,” Web Services Edge, Santa Clara, 2001.
  • “Distributed Garbage Collection and Socket Option Keep-Alive,” JavaOne, San Francisco, 2000.
  • Seminar, “Developing Java Servlets.” Software Productivity Center, Vancouver, Canada, 2000.
  • Seminars: Servlets, JSP, RMI and JDBC. Interbit Training and Consulting, a Sun Microsystems Training Center, Herzliya, Israel, 2000. Consulted to Telrad Ltd. on Servlets and Java Server Pages.