October 10, 2008 15:23 ET

BrightTALK Hosts IT Certification and Training Summit

Interact With Certification and Training Experts Live on

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 10, 2008) -

WHAT: IT Certification and Training Summit hosted by BrightTALK™

BrightTALK hosts live webcast summits each week around themes that matter to business professionals. At this summit, experts will share information on trends in IT certification and training, answer questions, and offer strategies and tips to marketing professionals.

WHEN: All day Tuesday, October 14, 2008 starting @ 5:30 a.m. Pacific Time

WHO: Presenters for the IT Certification and Training Summit include:

Claude Williams, WMS consultancy on behalf of the (ISC)2

G. Matthew Rice, director of product development at the Linux Professional Institute (LPI)

Howard Nicholson, CGEIT, CISA speaking on behalf of ISACA

James DeRaeve, vice president of certification at The Open Group

James Stanger, chairperson at LPI Strategic Advisory Council

Mano Paul, software assurance advisor at (ISC)2

Mark Stevens, business development at Nortel Professional Certification

Paul Preiss, president of the International Association of Software Architects (IASA)

Richard Brisebois, CISA, CGA speaking on behalf of ISACA

Smita Totade, CISA, CGEIT, CISM speaking on behalf of ISACA

Steve Delahunty, senior associate at Booz Allen Hamilton and Network Professional Association board member emeritus

WHERE: The IT Certification and Training Summit is available on

EMBED THE PLAYER: BrightTALK channel players can be embedded into websites and blogs. The summit can be accessed live through the player and will also be available on-demand after the summit is over. Contact Morgan Cantrell, at BrightTALK for the embed code (415.955.0553, mcantrell (at)

MEDIA CONTACT: Liz Haas, by phone 415.402.0230 or email: bt (at)

ABOUT reinvents webcasting on Web 2.0 principles, letting any businessperson with something to say share their knowledge with a live online audience and create a community around their content. Live audio webcasts are hosted on and can also be embedded in the creator's website or blog. Web 2.0 tools let audience members interact with presenters, rate and share content, and subscribe to webcast channels. It takes as little as five minutes to create a channel and start webcasting on, and the BrightTALK™ Starter Channel is free.

Contact Information

    Liz Haas
    phone 415.402.0230
    email: bt (at)