Jan. 06, 2004
Michigan Business School's FuturTech Conference set for Jan. 15-16
DATE: 5:45-7 p.m. Jan. 15 and 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Jan. 16
EVENT: The University of Michigan Business School's 6th annual
FuturTech Conference, "Pervasive Technology and the Advantages of the Informed,"
will explore the impact of new technologies on business and consumers. Keynote
speakers include Michael Eskew, chairman and CEO of United Parcel Service, and
Larry Lesley, senior vice president of Consumer Imaging & Printing at Hewlett-Packard
PLACE: Hale Auditorium, located in the Business School's Assembly
Hall on the corner of Hill and Tappan streets.
BACKGROUND: Leaders from business and academia will participate
in eight panel discussions. Topics include: integrated advertising strategies
for the digital age; the state of network security; information technology and
commoditization; intellectual property and digital assets; investing in new
technologies to increase operational efficiency; using business intelligence
to drive decision-making; future trends in "smart" business environments;
and technology and quality of patient care.
SPONSORS: Michigan Business School, U-M College of Engineering,
U-M School of Information, Medtronic Inc., Citigroup, Hewlett-Packard Corp.
and Microsoft Corp.
WEB SITE: www.futurtech.org
CONTACT: Susan Tahir at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Ben Silverman at email@example.com