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Liquid Thinkers and SOA Thought Leaders Gather in Prague for BEAWorld 2006


BEAWorld Prague features 42 sessions, SOA white boarding sessions and keynotes by industry leaders

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* Keynotes include Stephen McGuckin, managing director, IT Services, DHL Information Services (Europe) s.r.o. and Alfred Chuang, chairman and chief executive officer, BEA Systems, Inc.
* Register by Sept. 8, 2006 and Save 20 percent; Register Three by Oct. 9 to “Buy three get one free” – visit
* Some of the world’s pre-eminent Liquid Thinkers gather for the Annual BEAWorld Forum in Prague, Oct. 10-11 to discuss, network and share best practices to optimize and transform businesses.

LONDON and SAN JOSE, Calif. — Aug. 15, 2006 — BEA Systems (NASDAQ:BEAS), the SOA leader invites the world to register today for its flagship global forums, BEAWorld 2006. The EMEA event – one of three planned worldwide events – is scheduled to take place at the Hilton Prague, Oct. 10-11. The destination for Service-Oriented Architecture thought leaders and Liquid Thinkers, the annual BEAWorld Forums are where executives, architects, developers, and IT can meet to discuss, network and share best practices for ways to optimize and transform businesses.

“The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Liquid Thinking Changes Everything,’ building on BEA’s on-going strategy for achieving simplicity and fluidity in enterprise computing,” said Peter Stanley, senior vice president, BEA Systems, EMEA. “BEAWorld 2006 is focused on helping empower enterprises to take advantage of the next generation enterprise, and is designed to help attendees gain competitive advantage with SOA by identifying ways they can transform and optimize their business.”

BEAWorld 2006 Prague Speakers, Partner Pavilion, Breakout Sessions and Registration

BEAWorld 2006 is scheduled to feature keynotes from Alfred Chuang, chairman and chief executive officer, BEA Systems, Inc., and Stephen McGuckin, managing director, IT Services, DHL Information Services (Europe) s.r.o. McGuckin leads the global IT organization created by Deutsche Post World Net (DPWN) to provide a range of applications development and data center services to the business units of the DPWN group.

In the Partner Pavilion, attendees can participate in SOA “white boarding” and exchange ideas during “Think Tanks” sessions, and interact with other Liquid Thinkers.

BEAWorld 2006 is framed around six tracks comprised of 42 breakout sessions that are designed to help provide insight into improving cost structure and growing new revenue streams. The tracks are:

* Gaining Business Value from SOA: From Pilot to Production;
* SOA and Business Integration...Getting the Most Out of Your IT Assets;
* Bridging the Gap Between People, Business Processes and Applications;
* Enterprise Judo, Turning Heterogeneity to Your Advantage;
* Seamless Innovation: Delivering Competitive Advantage Today and Tomorrow; and
* Liquid Thinkers: Real Companies in Action.

Registration information for BEAWorld Prague:

* Early Bird: €199 – register by Sept. 8, 2006 and Save 20 percent;
* “Buy three get one free”– register by Oct. 9 in order to qualify for “Buy three get one free,” all four registrants must be employed by the same company and possess the same e-mail address domain; and
* Regular Registration: €250

In addition to demonstrating the latest products from BEA, BEAWorld showcases the latest technology advancements from global diamond sponsor Intel Corporation, and global gold sponsor Wily Technology, a division of CA.

For a complete list of sponsors and exhibitors, please visit

About BEAWorld

BEAWorld is the premier event for SOA thought leadership and is scheduled to take place in three strategic world markets spanning the Americas, Europe and Asia. The conference is designed to provide critical insights, hands-on instruction, best-practice strategies, and opportunities for interaction with like-minded professionals, industry leaders, visionaries and expert practitioners.

In addition to working to help make SOA a successful reality, BEAWorld can deliver the latest information on BEA’s infrastructure technologies including BEA Tuxedo®, BEA WebLogic, BEA AquaLogic and a Partner Showcase to highlight the latest and most innovative developments from the extensive BEA partner community.

Two additional events are scheduled in the following cities: San Francisco (September 19-20) and Beijing (Dec. 13-14).

Editor / Industry Analyst Note: For press and industry analysts interested in attending and scheduling one-on-one briefings with BEA executives, please see contacts below.

About BEA

BEA Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAS) is a world leader in enterprise infrastructure software. BEA delivers the unified SOA platform for business transformation and optimization in order to improve cost structures and grow new revenue streams. Information about how BEA is enabling customers to achieve Business LiquidITy™ can be found

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