[Conference] Call for Speakers: KMWorld & Intranets, September 2008, San José, CA, USA

(German title: [Konferenz] Aufruf für Redner: KMWorld & Intranets, September 2008, San José, CA, USA)

KMWorld & Intranets 2008 – 12th annual KMWorld & Intranets Conference and Exhibition, September 23 – 25, 2008, San José McEnery Convention Center, San José, California, USA.

Submission deadline: March 20, 2008

Call for Speakers

Web 2.0 tools and practices are enabling enterprise communication and collaboration, knowledge sharing and transfer, decision making and innovation. These social, user-focused tools and practices are enhancing business goals and achievements leading to successful enterprises in every field and industry.
KMWorld & Intranets 2008 uses many interactive techniques – knowledge cafes, group conversations, wikis, communities of interest — to illustrate the enterprise of the future while highlighting thought leaders in the fields of knowledge sharing, transfer, and retention; enterprise architecture and infrastructure; organizational culture and change; as well as strategies, processes and technology.
Combined with practical events focused on core issues for the enterprise – Enterprise Search Summit and Taxonomy Boot Camp – KMWorld & Intranets 2008 is the place to learn and practice new enterprise strategies for your organization.
The 12th annual KMWorld & Intranets Conference and Exhibition offers a wide-ranging program especially focused to meet the needs of executives and strategic business and technology decision makers. This 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.
This year’s theme, Driving Enterprise Innovation & Achievement: User-Focused Tools & Practices , emphasizes that there are new ways to communicate, collaborate and exchange knowledge within the enterprise which are totally integrated into daily business and work processes and are having a major impact on organizational innovation and success. A reality check for the business manager, this year’s KMWorld & Intranets Conference and Exhibition looks directly at improving business processes, solving urgent business problems, and expanding communication, creativity and innovation. As always, the conference program covers the strategies, practices, processes, tools and solutions for enterprises. This year, the emphasis is heavily in favor of practical, hands-on techniques and real-world experience as well as interactive forums and networking activities. This is a conference that stresses solutions that business people can use immediately in their organizations.
KMWorld & Intranets 2008 is comprehensive, with many simultaneous tracks plus numerous workshops and more networking opportunities than ever before. Dozens of sessions fill these conference tracks:

  • Innovation Strategies, Techniques & Practices
  • Improving Collaboration & Knowledge Flows
  • Though Leader Forums & Exchanges
  • KM Strategies: Business Processes, Case Studies & ROI
  • Enterprise 2.0 & The Enterprise of the Future
  • Knowledge Sharing & Transfer: Tools & Technologies
  • Intranets & Portals: Design, Usability, Leading Trends
  • Content Management: Applications, Practices & Tools
  • Culture, Change & Learning Organizations

To participate in KMWorld & Intranets 2008 as a possible speaker or workshop leader, or suggest a speaker, please CLICK HERE to post your submission no later than March 20, 2008.
Submissions must include a proposed title and description of the session, speaker’s and co-presenter’s name/s and full contact information, a few sentences of biographical information relating the speaker to the topic. All submissions will be reviewed by the Organizing/Review Committee and notification regarding acceptance will be made by July.
KMWorld & Intranets 2008 topics will include (but not be limited to) the strategic, technical, cultural and managerial issues surrounding:

  • Innovation: Strategies & Case Studies
  • Enterprise 2.0 & the Enterprise of the Future
  • KM 2.0 – New Tools & Practices
  • Collaboration & Improving Knowledge Flows
  • Blogs, Wikis & Social Networking Media
  • Achieving ROI with Intranets & the Enterprise
  • Leading Edge Enterprise Tools & Practices
  • Dealing with Organizational Cultures & Change
  • Communication for Knowledge Exchange
  • KM Techniques & Experiences
  • Enlisting Top Management Support
  • Business Performance Measures & Metrics
  • Enterprise Content Management Strategies and Tools
  • Using Knowledge Cafes
  • Business Process Management
  • Intranet Governance & Standards
  • Collaborative Tools & Solutions
  • Critical Success Factors for KM Initiatives
  • Winning KM & Intranet Strategies
  • Intranet Customization & Personalization
  • Improving Organizational Knowledge Flows
  • eGovernment Strategies & Applications
  • Communities of Practice
  • eLearning Strategies & Case Studies
  • Enterprise Search & Information Discovery
  • Intranet Design & Usability
  • Managing Intranet Teams
  • And…
  • KM/Intranet Implementation Case Studies, Best Practices and Lessons Learned 

For more information go to the website of the conference.

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