The theme of your 2010 CSIA Executive Conference accurately depicts what you and CSIA are doing: aiming for greater heights of performance and success! The Space Needle in Seattle points upward into the sky and that is where we want to take you at the 2010 conference - onward and upward!
Education and networking are the key benefits always cited by attendees and they will be available in abundance in Seattle. The presentation line-up is chock full of home-run hitters. There’s Alan Beaulieu on The Economic Recovery, then Lean Manufacturing in the SI World, Risk Management by Mark Voigtmann & Chubb, Disaster Recovery - A Real Story, Smart Grid/Alternative Energy & How They Impact SIs, Marketing Secrets from four experts, Emerging Technology Trends, 10 Success Secrets from a successful SI, and on and on.
Breaks, lunch and evening events are your opportunities to network. Give away a bit of information and you’ll get ten back. Seek partnering opportunities. If you manage a young, small company, spend time chatting with someone from a seasoned, successful one. Yes, members compete, but everyone wins when our industry becomes more professional.
Something new to which you can look forward are the two informal discussion groups during breakfast each morning. See the conference program for topics.
No doubt it has been a difficult year for many members, but as with all education, the conference is an investment in the future. AIM HIGHER! Then launch your company to greater heights. Attend YOUR conference. The knowledge and networking are priceless!
- Bob Lowe, CSIA Executive Director
Download a copy of the Preliminary Agenda for a full description of programs and all the Conference details.