London, UK (PRWEB) April 7, 2005
One of the most unusual features of the second CIO Symposium to be held Friday, April 29, 2005 in London will be a "rate your shop" open discussion involving Chief Information Officers of blue chip companies in attendance and the speakers at the event.
Among the key topics expected to be aired include staff evaluation procedures, salaries, promotions, project management, and use of "best practices" to improve IT function performance.
A faculty of internationally recognized information technology leaders will headline the CIO Symposium to be held at the Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, London. The speakers at this one-day seminar will address the leading challenges facing Chief Information Officers and Directors of information technology.
The speakers will include:
Dr. Bill McColl of Oxford University
Jose Eiras, CIO, General Motors Europe
Nigel Arkwright, IT Director, Parcel Force
Joe McMakin, CIO, Air Products Intl.
Tony Salvaggio, CEO, CAI
David Cohen, Chairman, Perot EMEA
Vince Long, CIO, Autologic
James Onalfo, CIO, New York Police Dept
Overall theme of the CIO Symposium is the "Challenge of Managing Information Technology Worldwide."
The faculty will address such critical "Best Practices" in; Outsourcing, Governance, Security, Re-engineering the function, Bench-marking and Assessments for Productivity Improvements, Offshore Success, Automating Utility Computing, Process as a Religion, and Managing IT with Metrics. The "rate your shop open mike" discussion will kick off the all-day event.
The 485 GBP admission fee includes a three-course lunch, faculty reception including a folio of all the presentations, speaker bios and attendees list. Discounts are available for early registration and groups.
To register for the event or for more information, email: CIOSymposiumEU@compaid.com
or ring +44 (0)20 7556 7735.
(In UK) +447900 826 540
Louis J. Haugh
(In US) +1 203 667 4600
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