Tuesday, July 21, 2009

October Rules Festival 2009

Just a reminder that Edson and myself will be at ORF09 in Dallas again this year. This conference has grown and is now a 5 day event, with a lot of big names. I've reproduced the full agenda below:

October Rules Fest 2009
Agenda

Monday
October 26, Tutorials, Day One Conference
12:00 - 14:00

Registration




13:00 - 14:00

Introduction to Rule Harvesting and Knowledge Acquisition,
Rolando Hernandez: ORF Founder & BIZRULES
Manny Gandarillas: Bank of America
Tutorial



14:00 - 15:00

Introduction to Inference Engines
Lawrence Terrill: EBDX
Tutorial



15:00 - 15:30

Q&A and Bio Break



15:30 - 16:30

Introuction to the Rete Algorithm
Lawrence Terrill: EBDX
Tutorial



16:30 - 17:30

Rule Testing Techniques: White Box, Gray Box, Black Box and
Crazy Box Testing

Greg Barton: ORF Founder & Southwest Airlines
Tutorial



17:30 - 18:00

Tutorial Wrapup / Q&A




Tuesday
October 27, Day Two Conference Subject
7:00 - 11:00

Registration



7:45 - 8:00

Welcome and Introductions
James Owen, ORF Founder & KBSC




8:00 - 8:50

A Model-Driven approach for validating rules, documenting requirements, defining system specifications and replacing useless cases
Rolando Hernandez: ORF Founder & BIZRULES
Knowledge Acquisition



9:00 - 9:50

Truth versus Useful Lies
Dr. Daniel Lavine: University of Texas - Arlington
Rule Theory



10:00 - 10:50

Enterprise Architecture 201-A: Creating the Information Age Enterprise
John Zachman: Zachman International
Architecture



11:00 - 11:50

Enterprise Architecture 201-B: Creating the Information Age Enterprise
Dr. Leon Kappelman, North Texas University
Architecture




12:00 - 13:30

Lunch




13:30 - 14:20

SINFERS: The Implementation of a Practical and Modern
Rule-Based Expert System

Jason Morris: Morris Technical Solutions, LLC
Rulebased App



14:30 - 15:20

Graph-Based Knowledgebases & Rules
Luke Voss, Mindview Labs
Rulebased Theory



15:30 - 16:20

Early Alert System at Southwest Airlines
Greg Barton, ORF Founder & Southwest Airlines
Mark Sturdivant, Southwest Airlines
CEP/Rulesbased App



16:30 - 17:20

Automated Verification Testing for Propositional Logic Systems
Dr. Rick Hicks: EZ-Xpert
Testing



17:30 - 18:00

Q&A -
Rolando Hernandez, Dr. Daniel Lavin, John Zachman, Dr. Leon Kappelman, Jason Morris, Luke Voss, Greg Barton, Dr. Rick Hicks




19:00 - 21:00

Pub Night, Location - Walt Garrison Bar




Wednesday
October 28, Day Three Conference Subject
7:00 - 11:00

Registration



8:00 - 8:50

Agile Business Rule Development: a tautology or an oxymoron?
Dr. Hafedh Milir, University of Montréal Québec
Rule Architecture



9:00 - 9:50

Rule Classification First
Eric Charpentier: Primatek
Rule Architecture



10:00 - 10:50

Introduction to Rulebased Forecasting: Updating an Earlier Concept
James Owen: ORF Founder & KnowledgeBased System Corporation
Rulebased App



11:00 - 11:50

Playing With the Rules: Participatory Modeling and Network Gaming
Through a Rules Engine

Andrew Waterman, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur
Rulebased App




12:00 - 13:30

Lunch




13:30 - 14:20

Production Rule Systems - Where do we go from here?
Mark Proctor, Drools
Rule Theory



14:30 - 15:20

Measuring Your Rules' KPIs
Carole Ann Berlioz-Matignon: FICO
Architecture &
Performance



15:30 - 16:20

Designing a System of Rulebased Agents
Luke Voss: Mindview Labs
Rule Theory



16:30 - 17:20

Extending General Purpose Engines with Domain Specific Resources
Edson Tirelli: Drools
Rulebase Design



17:30 - 18:00

Q&A -
Dr. Hafedh Milir, Eric Charpentier, James Owen, Andrew Waterman, Mark Proctor, Carole Ann Berlioz-Matignon, Luke Voss, Edson Tirelli





19:00 - 21:00

Pub Night, Location - Walt Garrison Bar




Thursday
October 29, Day Four Conference Subject
7:00 - 11:00

Registration



8:00 - 8:50

Programming Rules Using a Constraints-Embedded Spreadsheet Interface
Dr. Gopal Gupta, University of Texas Dallas
Rulebased Theory



9:00 - 9:50

Rules Violations and Over-Constrained Problems
Dr Jacob Feldman: Open Rules
Rulebased Design



10:00 - 11:50

Business Rules in the Cloud
Carlos Serrano-Morales: FICO
Architeture



11:00 - 11:50

Rule Patterns and Features in Modern Forward Chaining Engines:
Rules Beyond Business Rules

David Holz: HRSI
Rulebased Theory




12:00 - 13:30

Lunch




13:30 - 14:20

Generating Rules from UML
Daniel Brookshier: No Magic
Rulebased Tools



14:30 - 15:20

Temporal Reasoning: A Requirement for Complex Event Processing
Edson Tirelli: Drools
CEP



15:30 - 16:20

Building Domain-Specific Languages for Rulebased Systems
Luke Voss, Mindview Labs
Rulebased Design



16:30 - 17:20

What's Different About Rules in CEP?
Paul Vincent: Tibco, CTO Business Rules and CEP
CEP



17:30 - 18:00

Q&A -
Dr. Gopal Gupta, Dr Jacob Feldman, Carlos Seranno-Morales, David Holz, Daniel Brookshier, Edson Tirelli, Luke Voss, Paul Vincent





19:00 - 21:00

Pub Night, Walt Garrison Bar




Friday
October 30, Day Five Conference Subject



8:00 - 8:50

The CLIPS Implementation of the Rete Pattern Matching Algorithm
Gary Riley: Gary Riley Consulting
Rulebased Theory



9:00 - 9:50

A Survey of Complex-Event Processing Models
Charles Young: Solid Soft
CEP Theory



10:00 - 10:50

Distributed Programming with Rule Engines
Mark Proctor: Drools
Rulebased App



11:00 - 11:50

Closely Coupled Parallel Rulesbases
Dr. Charles Forgy: Production Systems Technology,
Founder/ Inventor of Rete Algorithm
Rulebased Theory



12:00 - 13:00

Q&A -
All Speakers





13:00 - 14:00

Lunch / Depart Conference

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