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    Join us for the first JBoss User Group (JBUG) Scotland event on Thursday 7th March. The event is free to attend and will bring together a group of people with a common interest in Enterprise Java Middleware and JBoss software.  Register at


    This is the first in a series of events that we will host in order to give the community of JBoss users in Scotland the chance to meet in an informal atmosphere, discuss a wide variety of topics and share their experience.


    Be a part of JBUG Scotland and help shape this new community.  Join the discussion at



    15:00 - Intro to the event and starting JBUG Scotland


    15:05 - Introduction to the Middleware portfolio, including acquisition, updates, new products etc.

    Nabeel Saad (Solution Architect, Red Hat)

    Nabeel Saad, EMEA Middleware Solution Architect, Red Hat will discuss Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise Middleware portfolio and roadmap. Find out how recent acquisitions, such as FuseSource, will be integrated into the portfolio and gain practical knowledge on messaging, rules, BPM technologies and standards.



    16:05 - Q&A around Mark’s Session


    16:25 - Quick intro to Lightning Sessions


    1st Lightning Session - JBoss is good for your health

    Jerry Nimmo (Enterprise Architecture Branch Head, Directorate for Agriculture, Food and Rural Communities, Scottish Government)

    In an environment of ever changing legislation with massive penalties for non compliance, AFRC are re-architecting to an agile architecture built upon JBoss Enterprise Middleware.  Providing real flexibility and reuse, the services based design will save our hero’s while reducing costs.


    2nd Lightning Session - Running BRMS Business Process Engine as a Standalone Service

    Richard Hands (Technical Architect, Sopra Group)

    Richard Hands will give a lightning talk on the pros and cons of using the BRMS business process engine from a standalone service, rather than as part of the BRMS suite, as well as some of the technical challenges and structuring required to achieve this approach.


    16:45 - General Discussion around the new JBUG Scotland

    General discussion about what people want from the group, topics they would like to hear, frequency and timing of meetings etc.


    17:00 - Food & Refreshments

    Socialise with peers who share a common interest in Enterprise Java Middleware and JBoss.



    Sopra Group, Orchard Brae House, 30 Queensferry Road, Edinburgh, EH4 2HS

    Tel: 0131 332 3311


    Directions can be found at the following URL