Welcome New Members
We are excited to welcome the following new member to the SIPA community:
The Passing of Dr. Eugster: A Life Well Lived
Thanks to Ed Coburn for sending us the following:
“Dr. Charles Eugster died on April 26, 2017, at the age of 97. Dr. Eugster was a longtime SIPA member from Switzerland where he published a newsletter on dentistry. He was a smart, delightful gentleman and very funny. I once had the misfortune of following him on a lunchtime panel at SIPA Annual where he completely upstaged me, and everyone else on the panel… He truly was a delightful and impressive man, who enriched many lives. I’m sorry to hear he’s left us.”
Dr. Eugster restarted a career in rowing at age 63, took up body building at 87 and sprinting at 95. When he died, he held many British track records for his age group. During his career as a master rower, he won an incredible 40 Gold Medals for World Master ...
The SIIA is delighted to introduce the newest member to SIIA’s Software & Services Division, CadmiumCD, an event management platform provider. I had a chance to sit down with Michael Doane, Head of Marketing at CadmiumCD to learn a little more about how technology is changing event management. Please find my interview below.
Rhianna: Tell us about CadmiumCD and what makes you unique.
Michael: CadmiumCD was founded in the year 2000 by the husband-wife team, Peter and Michelle Wyatt. They were chemical engineers at the time and attended industry conferences often. But they saw a problem: they had a library of conference proceedings binders that were taking up way too much space on their shelves back home. They thought there must be a better way. So they started taking those conference proceedings and putting them on CD for conference organizers. They then tackled the content collection problem by developing software which makes it easy for organizers to collect biographies, p ...