|Authoria Announces Sixth Annual User Conference
Respected human resources expert Richard Bellingham to deliver keynote address at Authoria User Conference 2004
Waltham, MA (April 2, 2004) - Authoria, Inc., the leader in personalized, Web-based human resource communication, today announced its sixth annual user conference will take place May 16-19, 2004 at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. Corporate leaders and organizational development executives from world-class organizations, as well as Authoria business partners and associates, will attend the conference. The conference will include a wide range of in-depth tracks, one-on-one sessions with Authoria experts and partners, focused case studies and opportunities for attendees to discuss industry trends and exchange ideas.
With more than 25 years of experience in human resources and leadership development, Richard Bellingham, Ed.D. will deliver the keynote address. Dr. Bellingham has consulted with over 200 companies worldwide and has held executive positions within major corporations including; Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), Genzyme Corporation and Northern Telecom. Dr. Bellingham is currently the CEO and founder of iobility, a consulting firm specializing in aligning people and organizations with corporate objectives. Dr. Bellingham will focus on how to maximize corporate and employee productivity to drive business value and how to improve service to employees in order to positively affect employee morale and retention. A widely published author, Dr. Bellingham has written over 50 books, articles, manuals, and training guides dealing with human and organizational capital development and measurement.
“This year’s annual user conference is a culmination of the best and brightest perspectives in employee and corporate policy communications, and promises to be a unique learning experience for attendees” said Tod Loofbourrow, president and CEO of Authoria.
“The event provides us invaluable feedback for future product development, and it is an excellent opportunity for our customers to take part in discussion of key issues in HR management and technology and learn about best practices within the industry. Rick Bellingham’s extensive experience in human resources, ethics leadership, organizational learning and change management is ideal for addressing the corporate issues making headlines today.”
Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from over 20 sessions among 4 tracks. The sessions are highlighted by presentations from Authoria customers and partners illustrating how Authoria's solutions have drastically decreased the cost of relaying personalized benefit and corporate policy information to employees, while providing world-class service delivery. Interactive sessions spanning the three-day event will include presentations from CUNA Mutual, LaFarge, Zurich North America among others, with topics addressing total compensation, application management, annual enrollment, employee self service, workforce service delivery and more. Attendees will also enjoy a variety of activities taking place throughout historic downtown Boston. For a conference agenda, please visit: www.authoria.com/auc
Authoria is the leader in personalized, Web-based human resource communication. Authoria HR is the knowledge application standard in the software industry. Over one hundred and fifty organizations worldwide rely on Authoria to dramatically improve employee communication while streamlining costs. Authoria's knowledge applications manage and communicate human resource information to millions of people at some of the world's largest companies, including Boeing, Motorola and Zurich North America. Among Authoria's partners are industry-leaders PeopleSoft, Towers Perrin, IBM BCS and Accenture. Based in Waltham, MA, Authoria has been ranked four times by Inc. Magazine as one of America's fastest-growing private companies and has been recognized by Deloitte & Touche in the New England Fast 50 four times and the National Fast 500 three times. For more information, please visit www.authoria.com/news6.