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Are You Ready to Succeed? Strategies for Navigating Outsourcing’s Next Big Wave
Each year, the industry's leading thinkers and doers gather for an event many describe as the highlight of their year. Attendees have called it "a calendar must" and “the conference that raises the bar for the entire industry”.
Join IAOP on February 17-19, 2014 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort & Conference Center for The 17th annual Outsourcing World Summit. The introduction of new outsourcing models, management approaches and tool & technologies, means the “next big wave” is here. As always, the Summit’s program will challenge and educate attendees, providing essential insights on the latest developments which are shaping the outsourcing industry including:
LEARN how to develop and execute strategic partnerships
DISCOVER real value when you listen to case studies from organizations that have achieved success in their outsourcing relationships
SEE the benefits of active involvement – new focused and hands-on sessions to get you thinking!
UNDERSTAND how to effectively govern your outsourcing relationship
MASTER innovation through outsourcing
FIND OUT what’s happening around the world and how this global perspective affects you
HEAR about the new trends in insourcing, multisourcing and shared services first-hand from experts
LEARN what works, what doesn't, and what's next
Thought leaders and industry experts from the most influential companies will participate in more than 50 conference sessions from thought-provoking and visionary keynote presentations to interactive panel sessions, all addressing the most pressing topics.
“The brain trust at the Summit is impressive. Every conversation is an opportunity to learn something new or to think of something in a different way. Fantastic program and a fantastic audience.”
Who Attends The Outsourcing World Summit®?
More than 800 delegates are expected, including: CEOs, COOs, CFOs and other members of the corporate ‘C-Suite”; Directors and Managers, Professionals from HR, Finance, Purchasing, Legal, Administration, IT, Facilities, Manufacturing, Logistics, Service Delivery and related business functions; Entrepreneurs building the businesses of the future; Investors, Analysts and Academics; Consultants and Corporate Advisors; Government Officials and Policy Influencers; Marketing, Sales, and Delivery Professionals from across the outsourcing industry.
The OWS provided me with an opportunity to glean fresh insights from industry-leading practitioners. The encouragement and feedback I received were put to immediate use upon returning to the office. ~Sean Heston, Sprint
The 2013 Summit drew over 800 attendees from 40 countries including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatamala, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Summit speakers are drawn from both within and outside the field of outsourcing. Global business leaders have included John Sculley, former CEO Apple Computers, Gary Wendt, former president, chairman and CEO of GE Capital Services, and Fred Brown, past chair, the American Hospital Association. Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, and vice presidential nominee Jack Kemp have addressed Summit delegates. Executives from General Motors, Microsoft, Northwest Airlines, United Technologies and many other global firms have shared their business experiences. And, leading advisors from Booz Allen Hamilton, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and others have shared the insights and advice they are giving their customers.
“IAOP’s Outsourcing World Summit was an excellent opportunity to meet global sourcing executives and service providers. I thought the keynote speakers were exceptional, the booths were very informative, and the small group and one on one opportunity for discussion were absolutely invaluable! I will definitely plan on attending next year.” ~ Siegfried Richter, Prudential