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[news] OASIS News: 6 May 2011

Welcome to OASIS News, a bi-weekly update of announcements,
accomplishments, and activities for the international open standards

In this issue:

* Members propose FFM TC
* Nominations for Board of Directors and TAB close soon
* XACML TC announces webinar
* OASIS plans video on value of participation
* IDtrust organizes "Trust in the Cloud" track at EIC
* LegalXML cosponsors Computational Law Workshop
* TAB seeks comments on draft interoperability guidelines

Members propose FFM TC

All interested parties are asked to review and comment on a draft
charter to establish the OASIS Field Force Management Technical
Committee. FFM intends to address the data use and integration
challenges faced by enterprises that deploy large field staffs to
deliver services to customers. The project proposes to define a
standard integration interface that will be used for relaying field
work requests between centralized planning and field communication
systems. Thinh Nguyenphu of Nokia Siemens Networks serves as the
convener. The member comment period for this draft charter closes 12

Nominations for Board of Directors and TAB close soon

Board of Directors candidates should be senior-level executives able
to provide guidance and oversight for the consortium. TAB nominees
should possess technical expertise to assist in improving the
standards development process. All candidates must accept their
nominations in writing by 12 May.

XACML TC announces webinar

"XACML 3.0: Managing Access Control in the Cloud and Beyond" will be
the focus of a webinar on 8 June, 3:00 PM GMT (5:00 PM Paris, 11:00 AM
Boston). Speakers include Martin Kuppinger, Founder and Principal
Analyst at KuppingerCole, and XACML TC members, Doron Grinstein of
BitKOO, Hal Lockhart of Oracle, Erik Rissanen of Axiomatics, and Anil
Saldhana of RedHat. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however,
advance registration is required.

OASIS plans video on value of participation

This video will present a compilation of members' perspectives on the
benefits of contributing to the open standards process. Members who
would like to be interviewed should contact

IDtrust organizes "Trust in the Cloud" track at EIC

At the European Identity Conference (EIC) in Munich next week, members
of OASIS IDtrust, the World Economic Forum, and ENISA will examine the
core trust issues associated with the emerging cloud computing
environment. They will also highlight major initiatives underway that
are building blocks to trusted, cloud-based services. OASIS members
receive 40% discount on registration (use oasis25 to receive the
special rate).

LegalXML cosponsors Computational Law Workshop

The OASIS LegalXML Member Section is coordinating a Computational Law
Workshop on 6 June in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The Workshop
will address various aspects of contracts and regulations, including
enterprise modeling, e-business rules, procedural rules, formal and
legal aspects. A half-day tutorial on 10 June will explore the
principles of the RuleML family of Web rule languages for the legal
domain. - workshop

TAB seeks comments on draft interoperability guidelines

Three draft documents from the Technical Advisory Board are aimed at
assisting TCs with conformance, testability, and interoperability. The
guidelines may form the basis for more formal requirements on TCs in
the future. The deadline to provide comments to the TAB is 27 May.

Important Dates:

11-13 May
OASIS presents at WCO conference;

12 May
Nominations close for OASIS Board and TAB

27 May
Member review ends for TAB interoperability and testing guidelines

6 Jun
Computational Law Workshop: a bridge towards the business rules
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

10 Jun
LegalXML RuleML Tutorial

1-5 Aug
Balisage 2011

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