SOURCE: Knovel


September 25, 2013 09:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Knovel Virtual Conference Tackles Engineering Leadership, Education and Career Growth Challenges

Oct. 15 Event Features Keynotes From Lisa Petrilli and Dr. Bernard Amadei, Training on New Platform, Success Stories and Numerous Professional Development Opportunities

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 25, 2013) - Knovel's first Virtual Conference, scheduled for Oct. 15, is the place for engineers to find answers. In addition to topics addressing engineering leadership, education and professional development, the full-day event will showcase Knovel's new platform, announced on Sept. 9. 

Attendees will have access to technical sessions on how to get the most out of Knovel, a cloud-based application that integrates technical information with analytical and search tools. There will also be expert sessions on industry trends, leadership skills and career development advice, and tips on how Knovel can be used in the classroom to prepare students for the workplace.

"We're very proud to be able to offer such a great lineup of speakers and resources to as broad a community as possible," said Elena Filimonova, Vice President of Marketing, Elsevier Engineering and Technology. "We're bringing together thought leaders, expert users and the entire Knovel community to share best practices not just for the Knovel platform, but for professional engineers, educators and students alike."

WHAT: Knovel's Virtual Conference

WHEN: 8:30am ET - 5:15pm ET, Oct. 15, 2013

WHERE: Register here for the free online event.

WHO: The free online event will feature keynotes and breakout sessions on a variety of topics affecting professional engineers, engineering students and engineering librarians around the world.

WHY: The conference keynotes include "Success Strategies for Introverted Leaders," presented by Lisa Petrilli, CEO of C-Level Strategies; and "Engineering in Sustainable Human Development: Challenges and Opportunities," presented by Bernard Amadei, professor of civil engineering and founding president of Engineers Without Borders.

Learn more about the day-long event and register to attend the conference at Connect with Knovel on Twitter by searching @KnovelUpdates or using the #KnovelVC hashtag.

About Knovel
Part of the Elsevier product portfolio, Knovel is a cloud-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust. Knovel users include thousands of engineers and applied scientists worldwide. Knovel has more than 700 customers worldwide including 74 of the Fortune 500 companies, five of the Top 10 Constituents on the FTSE 100 Index and more than 450 leading universities. For more information, visit or call +1 (866) 240 8174.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, helping research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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