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MEMA’s Information Services Council Creates Forum for Aftermarket IT Professionals

This fall, an assembly of aftermarket information technology (IT) and information services (IS) professionals will meet in southwest Florida to discuss key IT and e-commerce issues affecting the aftermarket. Hosted by MEMA’s Information Services Council (MIS Council), the 2004 Fall Conference will take place Sunday, Oct. 17 through Wednesday, Oct. 20.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — This fall, an assembly of aftermarket information technology (IT) and information services (IS) professionals will meet in southwest Florida to discuss key IT and e-commerce issues affecting the aftermarket. Hosted by MEMA’s Information Services Council (MIS Council), the 2004 Fall Conference will take place Sunday, Oct. 17 through Wednesday, Oct. 20.

The MIS Council Fall Conference is a forum for industry interaction, education and dialogue regarding matters of common interest to IT/IS professionals, e-business managers and related executives in automotive manufacturing companies.

“One of the highlights of the MIS Council Fall Conference is the exchange of information and collective problem solving among peers,” said Chris Gardner, MIS Council Director. “Each year attendees walk away with valuable information they can implement at their companies. “

This year’s program includes presentations and break-out sessions on current IT and e-commerce issues, including Internet law; RFID, data warehousing and connecting with UCC.net; managing communications infrastructure and aftermarket extranets. Attendees also will help determine the winner of this year’s Fourth Annual Aftermarket Web ChallengeTM- the aftermarket’s oldest and most recognized Web application competition.

Open to all aftermarket IT/IS/e-commerce professionals, this year’s conference will be held at the Marco Island Marriott Resort in Marco Island, Fla.

Additional information on the conference, including the full agenda and online registration will be available in the coming weeks, at: www.miscouncil.org/conferences/fall04.html.

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