2013 International Smart Sourcing Conference, August 8 & 9, 2013, Harrah’s Casino Resort in Atlantic City

Hello Everyone!

We are inviting you to the 2013 International Smart Sourcing Conference to be held on August 8 & 9, 2013 at the Harrah’s Casino Resort in Atlantic City.

 “Collaborating for success” is Medhira’s motto and, since 2007 we have collaborated with the Center for Global Outsourcing (CGO) for several of their annual conferences.  According to Dr. Shailendra Palvia, President/CEO, Center for Global Outsourcing, “The aim of these annual conferences is to “facilitate knowledge sharing and networking among diverse stakeholders in the global sourcing industry – practitioners, researchers, government officials, and consultants.”

From personal experience, I can say that you will benefit a lot from the unique aspects that make this conference a success:

  • Academics and industry practitioners come face-to-face and head-to-head:
    • Panel Discussions
    • Presentations
    • Quiz Bowl:  A competition between Academics and Industry (Last year’s bowl was won by the Academics team)
    • Plenary Sessions
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Several opportunities for Networking

Additional Benefit:  16 PDUs/PM Contact Hours!

PMI Members and NYU students (current and former) get a great price!   $300 for 2 Days!  Register today! 

You may also consider sponsorship opportunities!

What is the link between Global Sourcing, Financial Services and Health Care?  The theme of this year’s conference is Global Sourcing of Financial Services and Health Care.

Some of the Keynote Presentations:

  • “Smart Sourcing Academic Responsibilities for Course Development and Delivery”, Dr. Andrew Rosman, Dean of the College of Management, Long Island University, LIU Post
  • “Global Sourcing of Financial Services: Strategies, Issues, and Challenges”, Mr. Sanjeev Gulati, Business Head,  Americas at Polaris Financial Technology Ltd
  • “Opportunities for Global Sourcing to Mexico and Latin America”, Mr. Gustavo Pares, CEO of Financetech, Lomas Altas, Mexico
  • “New Frontiers in Managing the Landscape of Collaboration and Multi-Sourcing”, Ms. Anita Dhir, CEO Medhira Enterprises (Yes, Yours Truly)

Learn more about

  • What is a Global Project Manager?
  • Critical Success Factors and Cultural Challenges in Adoption of Process Oriented Approach by Global Sourcing Vendor Companies in Latin American Countries
  • Adding Endearment to the Balanced Score Card Model
  • Sourcing of IT work by a Government Organization to a Private Enterprise:  An Analysis of Issues and Challenges using Social Capital Approach
  • Crossing Boundaries: Interactions of Gender, Culture and Trust in Computer Mediated Communication
  • Critical Issues Facing Clients and Vendors of Global Sourcing
  • Will the new US Immigration Bill cause harm to the Outsourcing Industry?

 Paper Presentations:

  • Understanding Agile Methodologies in Software Development Projects:  A Vendor Perspective
  • A Case Study of Electronic Medical Records Development

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact me at  at +1 718 340 8465 or adhir@medhira.com.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

Anita Dhir, PMP®

President & CEO
Medhira Enterprises Wise Choice, Intelligent Collaboration… Medhira
Consulting and Training in Project Management & Operational Best Practices

2013 International Smart Sourcing Conference, Track Chairperson: Global Sourcing Project Management

July 2013

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About medhiraenterprises

Anita Dhir, PMP®, President/CEO Medhira Enterprises, www.medhira.com, is a lead consultant and trainer providing project management and operational best practice solutions to her clients based in USA, Europe, India, and Mauritius. She has over 18 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies where she has successfully planned and implemented strategic quality and project management initiatives such as project office, training, and process improvement for organizations to achieve SEI’s CMM, Levels 2 and 3. Anita has conducted over 500 plus workshops across the globe and shared her expertise with over 3000 students. Anita served on various PMI Chapter Boards between 1998 and 2008. She is an Adjunct Professor at NYU. She has degrees in Computer Engineering and Physics. Anita can be reached at adhir@medhira.com.
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