Panel on the business value of social networking (Tuesday 30th September)

22 September, 2008


This month the NSW KM Forum will host a panel discussion on the business value of social networking, using social software. We have pulled together a diverse panel of specialists from working in the fields of organisational networking, education and human resources:

Laurie Lock Lee –

Laurie is a well-known Australian expert in Knowledge Management. He is also one of Australia’s leading practitioners in Social Network Analysis for organisational change. With many years of experience in different roles ranging from research to consulting, Laurie recently completed his PhD research on corporate social capital effects on share market performance. He was previously a Principal Consultant with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC).

Tania Maley

Tania has a “hands on Knowledge Management role” as the Research Librarian at The Hills Grammar School, a K-12 Independent School. Tania graduated her MA in Knowledge Management last year from the University of Technology Sydney.

Michael Specht –

Melbourne-based consultant, Michael, specialises in HR technology and the application of “Web 2.0” tools and techniques for companies of all sizes, called “Enterprise 2.0“. He has worked in the HR technology industry in a multitude of roles ranging from software development, consulting and project management both in Australia and overseas. He is a regular speaker on HR technology for the Australian Human Resource Institute and has been involved in their HRIS Special Interest Group.


Darling Park
201 Sussex Street

Enter from Druitt Street, go up the escalators and up the hall. Continue through the foyer until you see the PwC security desk through the doors on your left hand side. Please note: You will need to get a security pass from the security desk in the PwC Foyer, then proceed to main reception on Level 10 and tell reception you are here for the NSW KM forum.

WHEN: 5.30pm for 6pm, Tuesday 30th September, 2008.

HOW MUCH: Gold coin donation.

WHAT NEXT? If you plan to attend please RSVP before COB Friday 26th September by e-mail to: rsvp<at> (hint: replace the <at> with a normal @ to complete the email address and please include the date and/or title of the event in the subject line).

2 Responses to “Panel on the business value of social networking (Tuesday 30th September)”

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