News | August 25, 2008

Chemical Week Hosts Information Technology Conference For Global Chemical Industry

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chemical Week will host its 11th Annual Information Technology Conference "Achieving maximum performance with IT excellence for today's global chemical industry" on September 29, 2008 at the Crowne Plaza Valley Forge in King of Prussia, PA.

Chemical Week's Information Technology Conference is specifically designed to help chemical company CIOs, CTOs and senior IT managers leverage IT to address the global challenges and opportunities facing the chemical industry. This year's program will also feature insights from a recent Chemical Week survey of chemical companies, in which 81% of companies surveyed stated that they consider the application of IT systems critical to their ability to attain or retain flexibility of operations. Just over half of companies surveyed believe competitive advantage is dependent upon IT.

Back again this year is one of the traditional highlights of the Conference, the CIO of the Year Award which recognizes Chief Information Officers for innovative and creative planning and deployment of their enterprise systems, exemplary leadership and management, and service to his/her organization and the industry. The Award will be presented at a special reception at the end of the conference.

"Crafted from Chemical Week's vast editorial knowledge, unique insights, and peer group intelligence, this conference will give attendees a depth and scope of content they will not find at other events," said Lyn Tattum, Publisher and Group Vice President, Chemical Week. "This cutting-edge forum also offers unmatched knowledge sharing opportunities with other senior IT leaders."

For the latest event information and to register, please visit For sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact Dana Carey at

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