IT and IBM leaders assemble in Minneapolis to discuss key ideas and trends

Minneapolis, MN, April 8, 2016— HelpSystems today announced the speaker lineup for its user conference, to be held June 22–23 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. IT professionals from around the world will gather at the 2016 HelpSystems user conference, ShiftIT, to discuss the latest in operations management, cybersecurity, business intelligence, document management, and industry topics.

Guest speakers feature leading IBM i security experts Jeff Uehling of IBM, Carol Woodbury, and Robin Tatam; cloud infrastructure and business continuity leaders Keith Zblewski and Richard Dolewski; IBM i thought leader Tom Huntington; and IBM i Product Offering Manager Alison Butterill. Ben Wellington, data scientist, comedian, and columnist for The New Yorker, delivers the keynote address on thinking outside the box and using data as a catalyst.

“ShiftIT appeals to all IT professionals interested in learning more about industry trends, getting smarter on HelpSystems products, and networking with other leaders across all industries,” said Chris Heim, CEO, HelpSystems. “I’m really looking forward to spending time with our customers. This group helps shape the future of what we deliver by letting us know how we can improve as a software provider.”

For current HelpSystems customers, product training and free product certification tests are included in the conference registration fee. In-depth workshops are available separately as part of the pre-conference programming, to take place June 20–21.

2016 HelpSystems ShiftIT User Conference Details

When: June 20–23, 2016

Who: IT professionals (both HelpSystems customers and non)

Where: Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Registration for the HelpSystems user conference is now open. Register before April 30 to take advantage of early bird pricing. For more information, visit our website at

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