March 23, 2011

March 24 - AITP Meeting

Posted at March 23, 2011 02:00 AM in Announcement .

Convergence of Mobile and Data
Thursday, Mar. 24, 2011

AITP-LA hosts Mr Galen Gruman, Executive Editor, InfoWorld --Emerging Technology Trends including Heterogeneity -- device-independent computing & convergence of mobile and data -- critical trends being shaped right now.

RESERVATIONS: use the link to preregister: Reservations are required!

PRICE: Dinner & Program: Members $25 in advance, at the door, $35. Non-members $35 in advance, $45 at the door. For more information, call the chapter telephone at 562-928-5353 or contact Roger Lux at 562-964-1888.

LOCATION: Maria's Italian Kitchen, 615 Flower Street, Los Angeles CA, 90017 (Downtown Los Angeles). Self Parking: 616 Figueroa Street (4:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., $5). Valet Parking: Available on Flower Street ($7). Link to Map.

Program Speaker:
Mr. Galen Gruman, Executive Editor, InfoWorld. Galen Gruman is executive editor at, a website for IT professionals to keep up on key technology trends. He also contributes to the PricewaterhouseCoopers Technology Forecast Quarterly, which examines emerging technology trends’ impact on Business and IT strategy. Mr. Gruman has had senior editorial roles previously at Computerworld, Macworld, Upside, and M-Business magazines.
The New World of Heterogeneity in recent decades PCs have become the standard platform of choice, very
predictable with Windows and MS Office. But the rise of mobile technology, device-independent computing, and cloud-based services is bringing heterogeneity and complexity back. This is a time of opportunity, with a foment of innovation that hasn't existed for years. Mr. Gruman will share insights into critical trends we’re witnessing take shape right now.

Mr. Gruman is flying down from the Silicon Valley specifically to meet and speak with members of the Southern California IT community.

Register early as there is limited seating and this will be a sell-out event!


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