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Sponsors 2009


Please visit our sponsors and thank them for their support!

City University, London

The Centre for Health Informatics (CHI), a Department of the School of Informatics, has for more than 20 years been a designated Research Centre of City University London, developing advanced concepts, methods and techniques of medical and health informatics for application in the solution of clinical and healthcare problems. It is also well known for a Masters degree (MSc) in Health Informatics which is producing future leaders who are equipped to function in mid-level information management and technology positions with a strong basis for continued career growth. More information is at

Loughborough University

The Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Loughborough University is part of one of the largest multi-disciplinary Engineering Faculties in the UK, and aims to develop and nurture the world’s top engineering talent to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex world. Our research and education programmes are integrated to support the technical and commercial needs of society and to extend the boundaries of current knowledge.

Globally recognised for the quality of both our research and teaching, we are especially noted for the strong links we enjoy with industry. Loughborough graduates are extremely sought after by industry and commerce world-wide, and our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are consistently ranked as excellent in both student survey and independent assessments. More information is available at

OASIS logo

OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) is a not-for-profit consortium that drives the development, convergence and adoption of open standards for the global information society. The consortium produces more Web services standards than any other organization along with standards for security, e-business, and standardization efforts in the public sector and for application-specific markets. Founded in 1993, OASIS has more than 5,000 participants representing over 600 organizations and individual members in 100 countries.

W3C logo

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international consortium where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards, including those for the core XML specifications. W3C primarily pursues its mission through the creation of Web standards and guidelines designed to ensure long-term growth for the Web. Nearly 400 organizations are Members of the Consortium.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The XML Summer School is a unique event for everyone using, designing or implementing solutions using XML and related technologies. The innovative curriculum combines formal lectures, practical hands-on exercises, interactive tutorials and panel discussions. Our speakers are some of the world’s most renowned XML practitioners and teachers, who enrich the learning experience with their enthusiasm and expert knowledge, and are always on hand to make sure that delegates receive the very best XML training available. The event provides a perfect sponsorship opportunity for organisations seeking to associate themselves with a premium XML/Open Standards brand, or to promote high quality professional training for their members.

For further information, or to sign up as a sponsor, please send email to John Chelsom at


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