E-Learning Experts to Meet in New York and San Francisco

April 3, 2003

The Conference Board’s 2003 E-Learning Conferences — Strategic Implementation, Bottom Line Impact — will be held April 8-9 at the Marriott Financial Center in New York and May 1-2 at the Mark Hopkins Inter-Continental in San Francisco.

The meetings are sponsored by Intellinex and are being presented with assistance from IBM and PeopleSoft.

The opening session in New York, “Rethinking E-Learning,” will feature Marc Rosenberg, Principal, Marc Rosenberg and Associates. The opening session in San Francisco, “E-Learning Strategy: Redux,” will feature Chris Skerlong, Chief Learning Officer, Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

“Beyond Implementation: Moving into the Second Generation” will feature Tom Laubenthal, Senior Vice President, Intellinex, Tom Kelly, Vice President, Worldwide Training, Cisco Systems, Inc., Peg Maddocks, Director, Learning Tools and Solutions, Internet Learning Solutions Group, Cisco Systems, Inc., and Peter M. Jones, Vice President, eLearning, Education & University Relations, JPMorgan Chase.

“Complex Choices: The Changing Role of the Learning Function” will be addressed by A. William Wiggenhorn, Chief Learning Officer, CIGNA Corporation, and Karen E. Kocher, Vice President, CIGNA, Technology Institute, CIGNA Systems.

“Linking E-Learning to Performance Management” will be examined by Murry Christensen, eLearning, Goldman Sachs, and Greg Thompson, Global Product Strategist, PeopleSoft HCM, PeopleSoft.

“Big Impact E-Learning: Customer Service Shows Results” will be explored by Rob Lauber, Director of Cingular, Learning Services, Cingular Wireless, and Susan Varnadoe, Services Executive, IBM Business Consulting Services.

“Metrics: When to Measure What” will be addressed by Rebecca Ray, Senior Vice President, American Skandia, and Eli Munzer, Chief eLearning Architect, Verizon Service Corporation.

“Extending E-Learning to Your Customers” will be examined by Gerry Lang, Director, Worldwide Learning, Platforms and Services, Microsoft Corporation, and Ellen D. Wagner, Senior Partner, EduWorks and Director, Learnativity Alliance.

“The Content Connection: Blending Learning Content for Business Results” will be addressed by Ray McGowen, Chief Learning Officer, Ernst & Young.

“E-Learning and Knowledge Management: Finding Common Ground” will feature Karen K. Johnson, Global eLearning Strategy and Development Manager, Xerox Corporation, and George Barnes, Global eService Manager, Xerox Corporation.

“How Standards Influence Your Learning Strategy” will be addressed by Daniel Rehak, Professor and Technical Director, Learning Systems Architecture Lab, Carnegie Mellon University, and Philip V.W. Dodds, e-Learning Architect, ADL Co-Labs.