Content Management Professionals (CM Pros), the international professional association for content management experts, today announced the speaker line-up for its Fall 2005 Summit, to be held at the Westin Copley in Boston, Massachusetts on November 28.The Fall 2005 CM Pros Summit will kick off with a keynote session on Content Management Systems and Personalization by Tony Byrne of CMS Watch, followed by a second keynote on Content Modeling to Support Personalization by Ann Rockley of The Rockley Group. Theresa Regli of Molecular and Seth Earley of Earley & Associates will deliver two perspectives on Taxonomy for Personalization, Alex Povzner of SiberLogicwill cover Knowledge Discovery through Semantic Content Management, Heather Hedden of Hedden Information Management will address A-Z Indexes for Content Searching, and Ben Martin of Industrial Wisdom will discuss ERP â€“ It Ainâ€™t Shrink-Wrap: Where Customized Software Necessitates Customized Content.
In four concurrent roundtable sessions, Lynda Moulton, LWM Technology Services will help participants understand The Relationship Between a CMS and the Organizationâ€™s Intranet; Leonor Ciarlone of Bluebill Advisors will discuss the challenges of Managing a Hybrid CMS Across the Enterprise, Theresa Regli and Seth Earley will facilitate discussion about Taxonomies for Personalization, Seth Gottlieb of Optaros will lead a dialog on Workflows for Personalization and Erik Hartman of Hartman Communicatie will guide participants on Selecting a Content Management System.
Underscoring a key benefit of CM Pros membership, members receive a $150 discount coupon for The Gilbane Conference on Content Management
which begins the day after the Summit at the same venue.
Individuals who are not currently CM Pros members are eligible for a discounted CM Pros Membership & Summit package at $195. On the morning following the Boston Summit, CM Pros members will gather for a new member orientation and committee and workshop meetings, during which the organizationâ€™s dedicated and hardworking members will collaborate on deliverables such as white papers and case studies.
Reinforcing the organizationâ€™s increasing relevance, CM Pros today also announced that its membership now exceeds 500 content management professionals.
â€œWeâ€™ve experienced an exciting period of growth,â€ said Laura Walker, executive director of CM Pros. â€œThat growth is testament that our new Community program -- as well as the superlative industry expertise weâ€™re delivering through our fall events -- offers tangible benefit to content management professionals.â€
Registration information: http://www.cmprofessionals.org/events/summit/registration.html