What’s the SIM Connect Live National Committee?

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The National Committee helps guide programming for SIM Connect Live and is comprised of one representative per SIM chapter. Committee members participate in monthly status calls and help disseminate SIM Connect Live information to their local chapters. A full list of SIM Connect Live National Committee members can be seen on this page. The national committee is chaired by Deborah DeCorrevont, the SIM Connect Live director on the SIM Management Council. In this role, she facilitates monthly committee meetings, keeping the programming on track to make sure it aligns with the conference’s strategic direction. DeCorrevont is instrumental in liaising between staff, the committee and SIM’s broader membership. “It is an honor to lead the SIM Connect Live National Committee for SIM Connect Live, an updated and interactive experience for our … Read More

Why a Leading IT Leadership Organization Totally Redesigned its Annual Conference

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The Society for Information Management (SIM) has held an annual conference for nearly 40 years. The conference, called SIM Interchange in the 70’s and SIMposium starting in the 80’s, consistently drew a strong core audience of CIO’s and IT leaders. Now, as member demand for a different type of conference experience continues to grow, SIM is reinventing the conference experience. “We want to iterate toward something that others aren’t doing, or aren’t doing well,” explained Steve Hufford, SIM’s chief executive. “We hear from conference participants and Chapters that it’s time to do an update, and to look at how we can do things that are innovative and move the dial on how we do an event like this.” The conference steering committee, led by Debbie Jowers, vice president ambulatory ITS … Read More