i4cp Doubles Attendance at Upcoming 37th Annual Member Conference

Traditional gathering in St. Petersburg, FL, features top human capital thought leaders and senior executives from some of the world’s leading organizations

SEATTLE, WA (February 17, 2009) – The Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), the world’s largest vendor-free network of corporations focused on improving workforce productivity, today announced that attendance has doubled at its upcoming annual membership conference as compared with last year’s event. The members-only gathering, now in its 37th year (the company was previously known as the Human Resource Institute), takes place February 22-25 at the world-renowned Don CeSar Beach Resort and Spa in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Set in an intimate, vendor- and consultant-free environment, the conference brings senior executives from leading organizations together to discuss cutting-edge workforce productivity issues facing corporations today.

This year’s conference features a stellar lineup of thought leaders, senior executives and practitioners from leading organizations:

  • Libby Sartain, former CHRO, Yahoo!, and author of HR From the Heart and Brand from the Inside
  • Kenny Moore, Director of HR at KeySpan Corporation and author of The CEO and the Monk
  • Tamar Elkeles, CLO, Qualcomm, and author of The Chief Learning Officer
  • Peter Luongo, former CEO of The Berry Company and author of 10 Truths About Leadership
  • Amy Kates, Principal, Downey Kates Associates, and author of Designing Dynamic Organizations
  • Steve A. Miranda, Chief Human Resource and Strategic Planning Officer, SHRM
  • Stan Smith, National Director, Next Generation Initiatives, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP
  • Hope Greenfield, former CLO, Lehman Brothers
  • Dana Robinson, Principal Consultant, Exemplary Performance, and co-author of Performance Consulting
  • Richard Vosburgh, former SVP-HR, CityCenter MGM Mirage
  • Jim Walker, author of Work Wanted
  • Elliott Masie, Founder and President, The Masie Center

“Today the focus on improving the productivity of the workforce has never been greater,” said Kevin Oakes, CEO of i4cp. “Our members are keenly aware that the combination of the latest workforce research and the ability to interact with senior corporate executives in a vendor-free environment is just the ticket in this economy. I’m looking forward to seeing many of our members at the conference and, together, coming up with innovative solutions to today’s most pressing issues.”

i4cp members attending this year’s conference represent executives from several major organizations, such as 3M, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Shell, FedEx, Sun Microsystems, Pelco, General Mills, the MITRE Corporation, TECO Energy, the Federal Reserve, United Airlines, Connecticare, Darden Restaurants, YMCA, Amway, Becton Dickenson and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, among many others.

For more information about i4cp’s annual conference, or membership, visit the website at www.i4cp.com