Chief Learning Officer Fall 2007 Symposium Opens

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<strong>Tucson</strong><strong>, Ariz., Oct. 1 &mdash;</strong><em> Chief Learning Officer </em>magazine, the leading magazine for the enterprise learning and workforce development industries, has opened its Fall 2007 <em>Chief Learning Officer</em> Symposium in Tucson, Ariz. The three-day event brings together more than 400 learning leaders from around the world to discuss innovative enterprise learning strategies and share best practices. </p>This fall&rsquo;s event, &ldquo;The New Frontier: Exploring the Future of Enterprise Education,&rdquo; is being held Oct. 1-3 at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.  At the Symposium, learning leaders will discuss the destiny of the enterprise education and development industry, as well as the chief learning officer&rsquo;s strategic role in forging new ideas of exploration, innovation and invention.</p>In addition to a full slate of interactive discussion panels, informational forums and innovative workshops, the Fall 2007 Symposium features four keynote addresses by the following learning leaders:</p> <ul ><li ; margin-bottom: “>Tamar Elkeles, vice president, QUALCOMM Learning Center, who will discuss how to &ldquo;Lead to Succeed in Learning&rdquo;</li><li ; margin-bottom: “>Diana Thomas, U.S. vice president of training and dean of Hamburger University, McDonalds Corp., who will speak on &ldquo;Beyond Burgers: Learning and Development&rsquo;s Contribution to McDonald&rsquo;s Success&rdquo;</li><li ; margin-bottom: “>David Vance, former president, Caterpillar University and 2006 CLO of the Year award winner, who will address &ldquo;The Importance of Learning and Development for Corporate Profitability, Economic Growth and the Creation of Wealth&rdquo;</li><li ; margin-bottom: “>Rick Brinkman, author and speaker, who will talk about &ldquo;Leadership in Action: Conscious Communication for Empowering Others&rdquo;</li></ul> <p >The prestigious <em>Chief Learning Officer</em> Learning In Practice awards also will be presented during a special awards ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 2. The Learning In Practice Awards recognize industry leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of workforce learning and development programs. </p> <p > </p>&ldquo;The <em>Chief Learning Officer</em> Symposium is the gold standard in enterprise learning events,&rdquo; said Norm Kamikow, editor in chief of <em>Chief Learning Officer</em> magazine. &ldquo;Learning leaders from around the world gather at the event to discuss leading-edge learning strategies, benchmark some of the world&rsquo;s largest companies and share best practices in workforce learning and development. <em>Chief Learning Officer</em> is proud to bring this wealth of industry knowledge to learning executives.&rdquo;</p> <p ><em>Chief Learning Officer</em>, a publication of MediaTec Publishing Inc.,<em> </em>is a valued resource for executives in the learning industry, delivering award-winning editorial coverage of the issues and strategies vital to their success. For more information on the CLO Symposium, visit <a href=””></a>, call 312-828-2800 or send an e-mail to <a href=””></a>. </p> <p > </p> <p >About MediaTec Publishing Inc.</p> <p >MediaTec Publishing Inc. is a leading integrated media company serving the human capital, management and workforce development industries. MediaTec publishes <em>Certification Magazine</em>, <em>Chief Learning Officer </em><em>magazine</em> and <em>Talent Management </em><em>magazine</em>. MediaTec leverages its award-winning editorial content with innovative integrated media products, including targeted e-newsletters, e-Seminars, interactive Web sites, special print and online supplements, resource guides, industry research and conferences that bring together international audiences to network and discuss leading-edge strategy and best practices in the industry. MediaTec partners with recognized industry experts and provides thought-provoking feature articles, news, opinions and insights through its award-winning publications, events and e-media. Each MediaTec product gives readers the business intelligence and knowledge they need to succeed in new and changing markets. </p> <p > </p><p ><br /></p> <p > </p>

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