Scheduled to be held January 27, 2004 at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel, in conjunction with the AHR Expo, theXML Symposiumwill offer a high-level introduction to the most important enabling technology for the future of integrated and intelligent buildings with a HVAC-specific focus on the industry. Hosted byCABAand co-produced byClasma, Inc. , the symposium will center on XML and Web Services, which are widely used by the IT community and many other industry groups who desire to leverage the Internet as a connectivity and automation vehicle. These technologies bring to fruition the convergence of building systems and the IT infrastructure, and they are drastically changing the buildings industry as they enable cooperation between disparate approaches to open systems. For information,