By Joyce Davis
IBM Collaboration Solutions community manager
I'm happy to share the following news from our Lotusphere team! Calling all speakers -- the time has arrived to submit your abstracts
The Content Team is now accepting proposals to speak at Lotusphere & IBM Connect 2012. Submit your abstract here between now and November 6th! Share your experience and join an elite group of professional and top-notch speakers -- customers, partners and industry experts -- sharing best practices, solutions and the expertise needed to help organizations design and deliver services that drive unique client value and competitive advantage.
Whether you have a penchant for the technical and are ready to deliver a detailed "Show 'n Tell", or you're a business leader who can showcase how your business solution brings ROI to some of the most complex or the most basic challenges, we want to hear from you!
We're always looking for something edgy, exciting and different. Practical applications and proven solutions attract the largest audiences, so we invite you to put on your thinking cap, sit down at your keyboard and blow us away with your ideas - and you too could be on stage in Orlando in January!
New this year!
New for 2012 is IBM Connect, a two day Social Business conference that takes place along side Lotusphere and targets line of business roles. Over the course of Tuesday and Wednesday, this conference will showcase the strategic value and impact for business leaders and how social business foundations and collaboration concepts prove real return on investment. We'll address the "why, what and how" of using social, mobile and cloud technologies to meet common business challenges and enable people to improve their business' performance.