A great line up for this year's IT & Telecoms exhibition. Starting with David Parkin, Editor and founder of the business news website TheBusinessDesk.com. David will not only open EXPO 2011 but will facilitate the seminar programme and the tech panel in the afternoon.
Seminar programme includes:
Ajaz Ahmed - Founder of Freeserve, once the UK's largest internet service provider
'Are we getting left behind' - The internet and technology is getting bigger and changing direction at an alarming rate but is Britain getting left behind, what can we do to get a seat at the top table?
James Akrigg - Head of Technology for Partners at Microsoft
'The Future of Productivity' - We each face in our day-to-day lives the need to be more productive in what we do. As an IT Professional this is how we can better deliver IT services to business and how we can become more effective in our use of technology to become more productive. See the very latest in technology advances from Microsoft and how this can help you today.
Andy Peterson - Head of Marketing, Product and Propositions, KC Business
'Next Generation Broadband - A Different Perspective' - On July 22nd 2011 KC (part of the KCom group) announced it's plans to roll out access to "Next Generation" fibre broadband services to 15,000 homes and businesses in East Yorkshire. Find out how a 107 year old company is tackling some 21st century challenges to make this happen.
Stuart Barker - Director at Agenci Ltd
'Cloud Control & Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)' - Stuart will be discussing the challenge that faces both providers and consumers of cloud computing services and some simple measures businesses can take to protect themselves and their customers. Along with what is PCI DSS and how this is applicable to business.
Alan Ward - Head of the Corporate ICT Research Practice in BT Innovate and Design
'SMART Communities' - We all face a continual deluge of data. Read a newspaper for a week and you will have absorbed roughly the equivalent of a lifetime of facts for your typical counterpart in the Middle Ages. How is technology contributing to that data tsunami? How can that same technology help us to see the wood for the trees and find actionable information quickly and effectively?
Bryan Kinsella - Board Level Chief Information Officer/Non Executive Director
'Driving a pragmatic IS/IT Strategy whilst the plates are spinning' - Following a failed attempt to deploy a global ERP solution, how a major servces company tackled the challenge of implementing and managing the IS/IT for competative advantage.
Join James, Stuart, Bryan, Andy and Alan in afternoon for the EXPO 2011 tech panel. Our guest speakers will be joined by Andrew Choi, Executive Director at Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ltd and Allan Pettman - UK Managing Director, Global Knowledge.
A live debate chaired by David Parkin, an opportunity to quiz industry experts and debate the issues that matter to you.
Visit our website for further details of our guest speakers as well as programme timings for the day http://techmesh.org/expo-2011/seminarprogramme2011/
Register today at http://techmeshexpo2011.eventbrite.com/
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