Event Date/Time: Jun 21, 2004 End Date/Time: Jun 23, 2004
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'The best-structured event I've attended in 20 years.'

Head of KM, TotalFinaElf

KM Professionals have moved beyond discussing theory and possibility into the next steps of hard, practical application. Decreased staffing levels, mobile workforces and the growing complexity of data structures are only a few of the trends that have seen KM graduate from ideal world theory to business critical necessity.
Today's KM professionals understand that knowledge assets reside in all corners of their organisations - employees' heads, desk files, databases, storage rooms and, commonly, the collective minds of employees past. Moreover, it is now accepted that not acting on social and cultural aspects both directly or indirectly contributes to redundant processes, inefficient business practices and decreased profits. It is now critical for organisations to quickly identify, store and act on these knowledge assets before the information, and the opportunities, are lost.

Adding to the increased speed of KM adoption are the rapid advancement in data structures: photos, audio streams, movie files, demanding multi-media formats... The increasing complexity of how data is stored and administered introduces an extra dimension of complexity into the governance of modern data, which is challenging KM professionals to ensure the technical sophistication of their policies and practices.

The wide variety of summit sessions enables delegates to explore new strategies and technologies critical to the development of a corporate-wide knowledge management vision. The summit programme is created according to the topic and speaker preferences of the delegates, ensuring that it is highly relevant and accurately reflects their needs and concerns. The programme includes an impressive range of keynote presentations, leading case studies and interactive sessions, delivered by a speaker panel of outstanding quality The objective of this summit is to bring together senior executive KM leaders from a broad range of industry sectors to discuss the main challenges and issues they share.

Attendees enjoy exceptional opportunities to generate knowledge, gather information from keynote presentations and leading case studies and participate in interactive sessions. In addition to selected meetings with leading solution providers, Knowledge 2004 will provide opportunities for invaluable networking with peers and colleagues. Attendance is by invitation only, to ensure that delegates are senior decision-makers of the highest level.

Company Presentations featured

World Bank
JP Morgan/Chase
World Health Organization
Gurteen Knowledge
Rolls Royce
Jones Lang LaSalle
Woodside Energy
Israel Aircraft Industries
Warwick Business School


Additional Information

'It was very well organised and took place in a superb location…' Knowledge Manager, VDAB Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin is uniquely situated in the centre of the "Randstad", the urban centre of the Netherlands. Amsterdam airport is only 28 kilometres away. The peace and tranquillity of the dunes and coast prevails around Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, marking this first class rendez-vous as a select location for focused and professional business events. Click here for more information regarding the venue www.huisterduin.com marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 31 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement. Above all marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success. For all enquiries please contact Mark Ram: markr@marcusevanscy.com