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MEDIA ALERT -- Intel Announces Intel Developer Forum, Spring 2002
Themed 'Advancing the Digital Universe'


Intel Developer Forum, Spring 2002 is the premier event for hardware and software developers seeking vital technology insight and a competitive advantage. Attendees will receive such essential information as the latest on Intel® Pentium® 4- and Intel® Itanium"-based platforms, the Intel® Internet Exchange Architecture, the Intel® Personal Internet Client Architecture and the Intel Labs. Nearly two dozen tracks will cover a wide range of technologies, including 802.11, optical networking, 3GIO, InfiniBand*, Ultra-wideband RF and Gigabit Ethernet.

Highlights include keynote speeches from Intel top executives providing vision and technology direction; nearly 200 hours of lectures, sessions and labs; and a technology showcase featuring new technologies, developments and initiatives from established and emerging companies and industry groups.

The theme for IDF Spring 2002 is "Advancing the Digital Universe."

For more information, including what's new at this IDF, visit

When: Feb. 25-28, 2002

Where: Moscone Center, San Francisco

Who Attends: -- Engineers, developers, architects and technical managers who need a clear understanding of the latest technology trends and the tools to implement them
-- Executives, sales and marketing managers and planners who influence product, business plans and strategies
-- Press and analysts who must stay in tune with the industry, announcements and trends

Major Sponsors: IBM (Global Sponsor); Analog Devices, ARM, ATI, Compaq, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft and Rambus (Gold Sponsors)

Keynotes (Intel): Monday, Feb. 25:
Opening Keynote
Craig R. Barrett
Chief Executive Officer

Enterprise Keynotes
Michael J. Fister
Vice President
General Manager, Enterprise Platforms Group

Richard B. Wirt
Intel Architecture Group
General Manager, Software and Solutions Group

Tuesday, Feb. 26:
Communications Keynotes

Sean M. Maloney
Executive Vice President
General Manager, Intel Communications Group

W. Eric Mentzer
Vice President, Intel Communications Group
Chief Technical Officer

Wednesday, Feb. 27:
Client Keynotes

Louis J. Burns
Vice President
General Manager, Desktop Platforms Group

Anand Chandrasekher
Vice President, Intel Architecture Group General Manager, Mobile Platforms Group

Ronald J. Smith
Senior Vice President
General Manager, Wireless Communications and Computing Group

Thursday, Feb. 28:
Intel Labs Keynote

Patrick P. Gelsinger
Vice President
Chief Technology Officer
Corporate Technology Group

General Registration: Online:
Phone: (888) 397-6205.
Outside the United States, (781) 821-6736
Note: Special early-bird rate available through
Feb. 1. Details online.

Press/Analyst Registration: Online:
(see "Registration" hyperlink)

By phone: (650) 372-6725.
-- General press/analyst contact:
David A. Dickstein, Intel Press Relations,
(916) 356-2211,


Intel Developer Forum is a worldwide program that gives developers the technical information and vision they need to succeed in creating innovative products for the Internet economy. The IDF Spring 2002 conferences, held in the United States and throughout the world, feature a full slate of sessions and hands-on labs, along with numerous demonstrations of cutting-edge products and technologies. Industry participants include software and hardware developers of communications equipment, servers, and PC and handheld clients. Visit for more on IDF Spring 2002 conferences (San Francisco, Feb. 25-28; Tokyo, April 16-18; Taipei, Taiwan, April 22-23; Beijing, April 25-26; Munich, Germany, May 28-29; India, TBA). For the latest information on technology developments throughout the year, visit Intel Developer Update magazine at

Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. Additional information about Intel is available at

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