Bath, July 2016 – OpenAthens are pleased to announce the venue and agenda for the first OpenAthens Customer Conference, which will bring together information professionals and technical experts from across the spectrum of healthcare, academia, corporate and publishing under the theme of Creating Connections to discuss the key challenges and opportunities facing organisations in the context of Identity and Access Management (IAM).
The event will take place at the NEC Birmingham on 9th November 2016. The keynote address on how readers discover content will be delivered by Tracy Gardner from Simon Inger Consulting, and Ken Chad will also present on the theme of innovation in library services. In addition, there will be a variety of breakout sessions on mapping end user experiences, discussion of the development roadmap for OpenAthens, product training, and presentations – as well as a series of lightning talks and round table sessions.
Jon Bentley, Head of Product Marketing at OpenAthens commented, "we're very excited about staging the first OpenAthens Customer Conference this November. We think it'll be a fantastic opportunity for customers from across the world – identity and service providers alike – to meet and discuss the major issues relating to access management, and to share expertise and solutions that will benefit the industry as a whole."
Places for the first OpenAthens Customer Conference are now available: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/openathens-customer-conference-creating-connections-tickets-26678185170
Further details of the conference agenda and on booking places can be found on the OpenAthens website: http://www.openathens.org/openathens-customer-conference-9-november-2016-agenda/
The team at OpenAthens develops and supports identity and access management software. Its mission is to remove barriers to knowledge and connect people to information. Over 2000 organizations use the software, equating to a worldwide network of millions of end-users. The OpenAthens international customer base includes a large number of universities in the UK and beyond, medical and national health organisations, and major corporate research organisations.
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OpenAthens is part of Eduserv, a not-for-profit IT services company based in Bath, UK, with a range of services that span identity and access management, managed cloud services, and digital development.