Nov. 30 Deadline Approaching for Computerworld’s SaaScon 2008 Call for Presentations

FRAMINGHAM, MA — NOVEMBER 20, 2007 — Computerworld, the Voice of IT Management, is currently accepting speaking proposals for SaaScon 2008 until 8:00 p.m. EST on Friday, Nov. 30. Produced by Computerworld, SaaScon 2008 is the world's premier event for executives and managers who create, build, procure and deploy Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technologies. An industry-wide event, SaaScon attracts end-user executives, ISVs, vendors, and the spectrum of SaaS eco-system players.

Computerworld's SaaScon 2008 will be held March 25-26, 2008 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.

Speaker submissions can be made at .

Deadline for all submissions is 8:00 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, in the following content areas:

— Moving Mission-Critical Applications to the Business Services Model

— Understanding a Delivery Model in Transition

— Measuring Success, Embracing Best Practices and Avoiding Pitfalls

— Balancing Risk and Reward

— Securing Data You Don't Control

For full content area descriptions and additional speaker information, please visit: .

For further questions regarding Computerworld's SaaScon 2008 presentation opportunities, please contact Nancy Felsheim at (508) 820-8171 or

More information about Computerworld's SaaScon 2008 can be found at .

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