Zeev Suraski of Zend Joins PHPCon East 2003

Hans Zaunere noreply at
Fri Feb 28 19:10:54 EST 2003

Hello all,

PHPCon East 2003 will be one of PHP's greatest events and you won't want to
miss it or the early-bird specials.  See below for a sampling of the
informative tutorials and sessions, and how you can save on registration.

Please feel free to pass this message on to others who are interested in
learning more.

Zeev Suraski, CTO and Co-Founder of Zend, is set to close PHPCon East's
program with a keynote address on PHP5, Zend Engine 2 and the Future of
PHP. Suraski's work in PHP has led to many rewrites and redesigns
including the creation of the Zend Engine which powers PHP 4.0 and the
design of other crucial PHP 4.0 components such as a server subtraction
layer and multithreading support.

PHPCon East is three days of intensive learning through hands-on
tutorials and three technical session tracks on Enterprise PHP,
Applications Development and XML/Web Services. Suraski joins other PHP
notables on the conference program including PHP inventor Rasmus
Lerdorf, MySQL's Zak Greant,'s Jim Winstead and authors Luke
Welling and Laura Thompson. Other highlights include:

- New York PHP UG President Hans Zaunere and Matthew Zimmerman examine PHP in
the University
- Author Christian Wenz's discussion PHP & Web Services - A Competitor
- Community Connect's Dan Cowgill on Understanding and Deploying the
Alternative PHP Cache (APC)
- OmniTi's George Schlossnagle's presentations on High Performance PHP
and Unit Testing
- Author/Consultant Sterling Hughes delves into the details of PHP and
XML programming

Take advantage of Early Bird discounts on tutorial and conference
registration fees. Register by March 31st for the best rates. Students
receive a 50 % discount with a current ID and class schedule. University
faculty and staff and employees of non-profit organizations are eligible
for 20% off registration rates. Log on to for full program and
registration details.

PHPCon Attendees Save on Hotel and Travel!

PHPCon attendees are eligible for reduced room rates at the Park Central
New York and 10% discounts off fares with American Airlines and Amtrack.
Log onto PHPCon East's web site and click on the Hotel & Travel section
for reservation numbers and authorization codes.


PHPCon East 2003
April 23-25, 2003
Park Central New York Hotel
New York, New York
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Hans Zaunere
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