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KMWorld Unveils 2017 Conference Program



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Registration is open and the program is now available for the KMWorld 2017 conference, an event that focuses on the fact that people are at the core of knowledge sharing and the key to high-functioning organizations. The theme of KMWorld 2017, People Power, Thinking, & Tech, is the culture, people, processes, thinking, and technologies that support organizations to help them excel in their industries.

KMWorld 2017 will take place Tuesday, November 7, to Thursday, November 9, at the JW Marriott, Washington, D.C., with pre-conference workshops on Monday, November 6, which can be registered for separately. Each day will kick off with thought-provoking keynote presentations exploring how people and technology can work together more successfully to expand knowledge sharing, decision making, and customer satisfaction.

This year, KMWorld 2017 opens  the event with a keynote titled, “People & Tech: The Future of Knowledge Sharing,”  presented by John Seely Brown, who is independent co-chairman, Deloitte Center for the Edge, and visiting scholar and advisor to the provost at University of Southern California. At the core of knowledge-sharing—and the key to high-functioning organizations—is people, according to Brown, who will share his vision of the future for how people and tech can work together to share knowledge and create winning organizations.

Tom Stewart, executive director, National Center for the Middle Market, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University; and Patricia O’Connell, resident, Aerten Consulting, will present the Day 2 keynote on Wednesday, Nov. 8.  In “Woo, Woo, Win: KM for Customer Delight,” Stewart and O’Connell will look at how customer experience and service design can enhance knowledge sharing and success in organizations.

Stan Garfield, author, “Proven Practices for Promoting a Knowledge Management Program,” will lead the program on Thursday, Nov. 9, sharing his perspective on successful KM initiatives.  In a presentation titled, “Proven Practices,” Garfield, a longtime KM practitioner will offer proven strategies illustrated by real world examples for securing KM resources, participation, and advocacy from top organizational leadership.

KMWorld 2017 wraps up with a closing keynote presented by Jeanne Holm, senior advisor to the Mayor, assistant general manager of Los Angeles.  In “KM in the Age of Digital Transformation: Magic Sauce for a Successful Future,” Holm will explore the evolving digital transformation of every part of our world and reflect on what is needed to empower members of our communities and improve services.

Organized and produced by Information Today, Inc., KMWorld 2017 offers a program designed to meet the needs of executives and strategic business and technology decision makers and is a must-attend for those concerned with improving their organization’s bottom line, business processes and productivity, as well as streamlining operations and accelerating development and innovation in their evolving enterprises

KMWorld 2017 registration includes:

  • Access to all keynotes and KMWorld conference sessions on November 7-9
  • Light continental breakfast each morning before the keynote
  • Morning and afternoon breaks
  • Attendee Luncheons each day
  • Admission to the Enterprise Solutions Showcase
  • Enterprise Solutions Showcase Grand Opening Reception on November 6
  • Networking Reception in the Enterprise Solutions Showcase on November 7
  • Access to conference presentations online

In addition to KMWorld, there are four co-located events - Taxonomy Boot Camp (presented  Monday, Nov. 6), Enterprise Search & Discovery, SharePoint Symposium, and the Text Analytics Forum, showcasing organizations that have creative digital strategies for their future, are addressing digital disruption in new and exciting ways, have made progress in changing the culture of their organizations, and know how to charge forward in their industries.

Registration with a Platinum Pass enables access to all five integrated programs with access to 12 keynote presentations and more than 100 industry-leading speakers.

Discounted pricing is available for a limited time. Register here.


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