Event planners in San Diego tell conference organizers to schedule their most important speakers on the first day of their event. On the following days too many attendees will be lured outside by the weather and the nearby tourist attractions.
Whether it was the pressing problems of the industry, the appeal of the speakers or the opportunities for face-to-face collaboration, the AIIM Conference 2015 proved the exception that broke the rule this week.
Despite its bay front location and 75-degree weather in March, conference attendees filled keynote seats, filled roundtable rooms and spent time with vendors and colleagues from the pre-conference sessions Tuesday through today.
In an era of multiple ways to connect via technology, meeting face to face still carries value. Despite the growing array of tools available to solve the everyday problems faced by their companies and organizations, information managers agreed the real solutions rest within an understanding of the people called upon to manage the processes they devise.