The UK ColdFusion User Group will Macromedia senior technical evangelist and ColdFusion expert Ben Forta.

Forta will speak to the group on Wednesday June 22, where he will discuss Event Gateways, SMS and Instant Messaging.

"Event Gateways, introduced in ColdFusion MX 7, open ColdFusion to integration with all sorts of back-ends and technologies. From asynchronous processing, to JMS, to SMS and IM, event gateways radically change what ColdFusion is capable of and what your applications can accomplish," he said.

Pre-registration is required. The event takes place at City University, London.

More information is available from the ColdFusion User Group.