80 Conference Sessions, Keynotes, Pre-Conference Training Workshops, and Daily Networking Events for Customers to Share Best Practices and Optimize Their Use of Saba Solutions
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Saba (NASDAQ: SABA), the premier people management software and services provider, today announced a robust agenda for its upcoming global users conference — People 2009 – Saba Global Summit — including content-rich sessions, industry thought-leader keynotes, and hands-on training workshops. Saba’s annual gathering of customers, partners, and industry luminaries will be held October 19-22, 2009, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, California. Saba customers and partners attending this event will receive valuable training and information that can help them optimize their existing Saba investments as well as implement best practices to enhance organizational performance through industry-leading people management.
During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to hear the latest market trends from industry thought leaders, interact with fellow executives from leading companies worldwide, and obtain valuable information and training on the latest Saba solutions. Customers will also have an opportunity to see and test-drive the new products that Saba plans to unveil at the event, along with the latest releases of its unified people platform, including learning, talent management, and collaboration innovations.
Latest Agenda Highlights at People 2009 – Saba Global Summit include:
Industry keynote speakers, including:
- Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer, the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University and author or co-author of 13 management books, including The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First, The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge Into Action, Hidden Value: How Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People and others.
- Sundar Nagarathnam, Vice President of NetApp University at NetApp, which was ranked the number one best company to work for by Fortune Magazine.
- Josh Bersin, CEO and President of Bersin & Associates, a leading resource for learning and HR decision makers seeking the latest trends and insights on enterprise learning and talent management.
80 educational breakout sessions, featuring a wide range of business and technology topics— which include more than 50 customers scheduled to share case-studies and insights about their Saba people platform implementations.
A special pre-conference training workshop, with nine new, hands-on training sessions conducted by Saba University. These popular training sessions are available to all People 2009 attendees at no extra charge.
Valuable conference networking opportunities, including Saba’s annual customer appreciation event that will offer a private viewing at San Francisco’s world-renowned Academy of Sciences.
This year’s event also features the annual Saba Customer Excellence Awards, which recognize Saba customers who have delivered high-impact business results for their organization with Saba. Customers are encouraged to submit award nominations at Saba Customer Excellence Awards by Tuesday, September 22, 2009. Winners will be recognized during the conference in October.
“Saba’s global user conference is the premier forum for the Saba community to gather and learn how they can create the new, game-changing opportunities in people management for their organizations that will drive the next wave of innovation and business transformation,” said Bobby Yazdani, Chairman and CEO for Saba. “We look forward to empowering the Saba community with best-practices that will help them create a performance-driven culture that connects and engages teams to achieve organizational goals.”
For a complete People 2009 – Saba Global Summit agenda and to register, please visit http://www.sabapeople.com
For more information on Saba, please visit www.saba.com
Matt Lafata, HRchitect