Bestselling Author and IBM Social Business Expert Announced as Keynote of Major e-Learning Event

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Sandy Carter, Award-Winning Author and IBM Vice President, to Speak at 2012 Lectora User Conference

Chicago hosts e-Learning 2012 Lectora User Conference in Chicago

2012 Lectora User Conference in Chicago

Sandy’s topic and knowledge are extremely timely, relevant and actionable by everyone in e-Learning

The 2012 Lectora User Conference announces Sandy Carter, Vice President, Social Business and Collaboration Solutions Sales and Evangelism at IBM as keynote speaker of the upcoming e-Learning conference May 22-24, 2012 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Carter’s keynote, “Get Bold! Creating a Social Business Agenda!,” will commence a second full day of e-Learning sessions with her expert insights into how attendees can create a Social Business Agenda for greater competitive advantage in 2012.

“It is an honor to have Sandy Carter share her social media expertise with us at the 2012 Lectora User Conference,” said Peter Bray, Chief Marketing Officer at Trivantis Corporation. “As an accomplished author and frequent public speaker, we know she’ll arm attendees with the knowledge they need to incorporate social media and social learning into the workplace. Sandy’s topic and knowledge are extremely timely, relevant and actionable by everyone in e-Learning.”

Sandy Carter is a recognized leader in social business, a best selling author and one of the most influential women in Web 2.0 technology. As IBM Vice President, Social Business Evangelism and Sales, she is responsible for setting the direction for IBM’s Social Business initiative, a $200B market opportunity. Carter’s numerous industry awards include: "Brand Leader of the Year" from the World Brand Congress, "Top 10 Women in Social Media" from Altimeter Group and Fast Company's "Most Influential Women in Technology." She is an avid social business evangelist, blogger and Twitter user. She holds an MBA from Harvard and a Bachelor of Science degree in math and computer science from Duke University.

Carter recently released her latest book, “Get Bold,” which provides a comprehensive framework for creating a Social Business. The first 500 people who register to attend the 2012 Lectora User Conference will receive a free copy of “Get Bold.” For more information about Sandy Carter, please visit:

The eighth annual Lectora User Conference provides exclusive access to keynote presentations, information and insights from e-Learning thought-leaders from around the world, several break-out sessions on various valuable e-Learning topics, and unique networking opportunities with other industry professionals to share best practices and expertise for e-Learning development and implementation.

For more information about the Lectora User Conference in Chicago, please visit: 2012 Lectora User Conference. Early bird conference pricing is available for $495 for those who register before December 31, 2011. Space is limited, and the event is expected to sell out so attendees are encouraged to register and reserve their hotel space soon.

About The Lectora User Conference and Trivantis Corporation

The Lectora User Conference is a leading e-Learning industry event that attracts professionals from around the world to advance their development skills, increase their e-Learning knowledge and network with other e-Learning professionals. As the flagship product for Trivantis, Lectora® is the world’s leading e-Learning software used by most Global 2000 companies in more than 125 countries and is offered in six languages. The Lectora line of e-Learning products includes Lectora Inspire, Lectora Online, Lectora Publisher and Lectora Integrator. Trivantis also produces Flypaper™, the leading Flash content creation platform that empowers users to create, edit, share, track and reuse high-impact Flash and video content. Snap! by Lectora® is the easy-to-use PowerPoint plug-in rapid e-Learning software that converts PowerPoint to Flash. Its sister product, Snap! EmpowerTM Flash interactions builder, enables anyone to create Flash content without having to know Flash programming. To round out the Trivantis family of products, CourseMill is the powerful and affordable learning management system (LMS). Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Trivantis Corporation also has offices in Boca Raton, Phoenix, Paris and London. Trivantis, Lectora, Flypaper, CourseMill, Snap! by Lectora and Snap! Empower are trademarks of Trivantis Corporation.

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