9th Midwest KM Symposium

Some of the people leading the 9th Midwest Knowledge Management Symposium


To register for the event, please click here.  Deadline for registration is on 2 June 2023.  

Midwest KM Symposium https://sites.google.com/site/midwestkmcommunity/

Call for Speakers https://sikm.groups.io/g/main/message/10842

SIKM Leaders Community https://sikm.groups.io/g/main

CALL FOR SPEAKERS!  We invite all those interested in sharing their insights or lessons learned on any relevant topic directly or indirectly related to knowledge management. 
Ideas and proposals may be submitted by clicking here. We are open to new experiences and topics.  So please feel free to pitch more than one format — we’re looking for a good mix! 
The deadline for submission of proposals is May 26, 2023.


To register for the event, please click here.  Deadline for registration is on 2 June 2023.  

Additional information:

  1. The conference rate per night at the KENT STATE UNIVERSITY HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER  https://kentstatehotel.com/  is $115.54 per night including taxes and fees.
    1. Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center™ 215 South Depeyster Street, Kent, Ohio 44240     Phone: 330.346.0100   Toll Free: 855.353.4031      Fax: 330.346.0111
  2. Participants & friends of the conference are also invited to a per-conference dinner on 15 June.  More details will be announced soon.

Stay up to date at the conference site and reply to this thread with any questions you have.

The 2023 Planning Team will review all submissions and follow up with speakers.  Every effort will be made to accommodate requests to present.  The Planning Team reserves the right to approve or deny speaker submissions based on content, format and other factors. Offered workshops accepted for the symposium will take place on Thursday, June, 15, 2023.

Stay up to date at the conference site and reply to this thread with any questions you have.

We look forward to receiving your ideas and proposals!

The Planning Team

  • Susan Montgomery
  • Guillermo Galdamez
  • Maggie Starkey
  • Bill Kaplan
  • Ninez Piezas-Jerbi
  • John Hovell
  • Kendra Albright / Co-Lead
  • Linda Hummel / Co-Lead
  • Edwin K. Morris
  • Stan Garfield

NINEZ PIEZAS-JERBI is former Chief of the KM Section of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland.  She is also holder of the CILIP Chartership in KM.  After more than 30 years of service at the WTO, she retired in July 2022 and is now based in the USA. She has an Executive Master’s Degree in Positive Leadership and Strategy from the IE School of Human Sciences and Technology in Madrid and a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics from the University of the Philippines.  Ninez continues to share her expertise and experience in the workplace as KM Consultant and Executive/Professional Development Coach (ICF ACC). She is also a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher (500HR) that promotes physical and mental vitality towards Transformational Leadership.  More information on Ninez can be found on her website, nineznow.com   

Stan holds a BS in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis. He leads the SIKM Leaders Community with over 1,100 members globally, and is invited to present at numerous conferences, including KMWorld and the APQC KM Conference. Stan has published over 800 articles on leadership, innovation, knowledge management, communities of practice, enterprise social networks, and social media. He is the author of the Profiles in Knowledge series featuring knowledge management thought leaders.

Kendra Albright, Ph.D., is the Goodyear Endowed Professor in Knowledge Management in the School of Information at Kent State University. She has taught graduate and undergraduate level courses in knowledge management, including Business Intelligence, Information Economics, and Leadership across four institutions in three countries, including the U.S., UK, Georgia, and Brazil. Dr. Albright’s research interests focus on the ways in which users understand and use knowledge to facilitate positive change and solve organizational problems.Dr. Albright serves as a consultant to corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations and has been invited to speak at numerous conferences including the Henley Knowledge Forum in the UK. Dr. Albright is widely published and currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for Libri, the international journal of libraries and information studies. She holds a Ph.D. in Communications, a Master of Science in Library Science, and a B.S. in Human Development.