For those of you who are interested in attending... The New York Software Industry Association (NYSIA), (http://www.nysia.org), is hosting the New York Software Summit and East Coast Summit for Java Technology on January 21, at FIT in Manhattan. The all-day event features 41 sessions, including a keynote address by New York City Comptroller Alan Hevesi on the state of the software/information technology industry in New York. The Java Summit features 18 workshops in such disciplines as Platforms and Tools, Emerging Java Technologies, Java in the Enterprise: E-business Applications, Java and the Web, Java Fundamentals and Advanced Java Techniques. Representatives from such companies as Novell, Sun Microsystems, IBM and smartmoney.com will moderate the panels. For more information, contact NYSIA directly at http://www.nysia.org, 212-475-4503, or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.