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Leslie Conduitt

Sr. Form Developer, ProTechnology
Leslie has been designing electronic forms since the infancy of the e-forms industry 18 years ago. Leslie has been involved with many form conversions at clients and has worked with Adobe’s e-forms technologies for the last 15 years in many areas including marketing, forms design & development, training, technical writing and consulting.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
A708 Case Study of migrating Word forms to Adobe LiveCycle with Best Practices, Tips & Tricks and Lessons Learned | Wednesday from 2:45pm - 3:30pm



Diane Darling

SE, Geneva Software, U.S. Department of State
Diane Darling has an extensive career working in domestic, international and government environments. In 1980, while working at MCI Telecommunication as Director of the Control Center, she was responsible for conducting comprehensive business process re-engineering (BPR) across organizations, aimed at improving and elevating efficiency and effectiveness. In 1998 she joined Iridium LLC (start-up) to provide leadership for their end-to-end build-out of 15 Business Centers in 15 countries chartered to provide consistent customer care globally. While working internationally with a diverse cultural team, she used project management methodologies, and business process engineering strategies as essential tools to ensure consistent deployment in each country. Currently, sheworks as a independent contractor (Darling Solutions) with Geneva Software assigned to the Department of State, Office of Directives Management where she collaborates with management to incorporate project management and business process engineering to assist in delivering an all-encompassing forms program.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
W604 Department of State - Rebuilding our Forms Program using Business Process Re-engineering, Business Rules and Project Management | Tuesday from 12:00pm - 12:45pm



Ben Elmore

Twin Technologies
Twin Technologies is a consulting firm delivering best practices enterprise integration with best-of-breed user experience.

  • Only partner to have an official "Adobe Endorsed" solution, Twin Technologies' DigiNodes: Digital Asset Review
  • Twin Technologies co-architected alongside Adobe five of the LiveCycle-based Solution Accelerators Adobe brought to market in 2009.
  • Proven experience with large-scale eForm conversions coupled with rich and engaging user experience designs.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
A706 Driving Forms Conversion Projects through Level-of-Effort Forecasting | Wednesday from 10:00am - 10:45am



Joyce Endres

Information Management Business Analyst Consultant, Je Consulting LLC
Joyce is an Information Management Business Analyst Consultant under Je Consulting, LLC. She is currently working part-time on an Electronic Records Management Project for the State of Wisconsin. She retired from Wisconsin State Government as an IT Strategic Planning and Business Systems Analyst after forty years of service. She is a Charter member of the BFA Madison Chapter, past BFA Association President, a Certified Form Systems Professional (CFSP). Joyce has presented sessions at BFA International Symposiums and seminars for BFA and various other organizations.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
F505 & F506 The Total Systems Approach to Business Analysis, plus results of the 'State of WI, Department of Workforce Development, System Application Records Management, a Methodology that Worked | Wednesday from 9:00am - 10:45am



Chris Ethier

Group Product Marketing Manager, Adobe Systems, Inc.
Chris Ethier has over ten years experience in solving customers challenges in the Enterprise. Chris has worked for leading technology companies such as Accenture and Nortel Networks. Chris’ past experience has focused on driving solutions for intelligent data capture & process automation. Chris is now engaged in providing strategic vision and direction to Adobe on their next generation of product solutions. Chris is also one of the key inventors of Adobe's patent for the XML Data Package format introduced in Acrobat version 6 and has brought to market several innovative solutions such as Form Guides and iStatements as part of the LiveCycle ES platform.

Chris Ethier is a frequent speaker at industry events and graduated from Carleton University where he earned a Bachelor of Honors in Economics.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
A701 Adobe LiveCycle Forms Enterprise Suite Overview | Tuesday from 9:00am - 9:45am
A702 Going beyond Static Correspondence to Better Service Your Customers | Tuesday from 10:00am - 10:45am



Franklin Garner

President and CEO, Amgraf, Inc.
Franklin has served as a speaker and instructor at numerous BFA events, and in 2009 was a recipient of the prestigious Jo Warner Award. He also contributes to the forms-related programs at the Print Services & Distribution Association (PSDA), and was Treasurer for the North American Security Products Association (NASPO) from 2002-2009. During his career, he has written and co-authored several research papers and articles for leading business documents industry trade magazines and journals. Franklin co-founded Amgraf, Inc. in 1976. Amgraf specializes in forms software technology for print manufacturing, industry and government. Amgraf’s products are widely used for business forms pre-press automation, web-to-print solutions, and electronic and Internet forms systems.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
W605 & W606 Managing Your Forms Through an Online Forms Portal | Wednesday from 9:00am - 10:45am



Rod Hodgman

VP Marketing, Avoka Technologies
Rod has been a software executive in large and small companies for over 25 years. Prior to joining Avoka he was Co-founder and VP of Marketing at Covergence, a leading provider of security and control solutions for Voice over IP (VOIP) and before that was Vice President of Marketing at Macromedia where he was responsible for bringing the first versions of Adobe Flex to market. Currently he is focused on bringing Avoka SmartForm Suite for LiveCycle ES to market. SmartForm Suite, a new generation of productivity solutions for the LiveCycle ES platform, empowers business teams to quickly build, deploy and manage LiveCycle ES customer interaction solutions without incurring IT resource constraints and lengthy release cycles.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
F501 Enabling Occasionally Connected Mobile Field Workers Using Interactive SmartForms | Tuesday from 9:00am - 9:45am
A707 Closing the Gap Between IT and Business by Empowering Business Teams to Move Customer Interactions Online | Wednesday from 1:45pm - 2:30pm



Ray Killam

President, Essociates
Ray H. Killam, CFSP, CFC is President of Essociates Group, Inc, a forms management consulting company. Ray is past-president of BFMA, is currently President Emeritus, and serves on the Past Presidents's Council and on the BFMA Education Foundation Board of Trustees. He was presented the Jo Warner Award in 2001. Ray holds a BBA-Economics from Washburn University, an MBA from George Mason University, and a Masters Certificate in eCommerce from Creighton University.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
F503 & F504 Elements of a Forms Management Strategy | Tuesday from 11:00am - 12:45pm
W607 Measuring Results-Metrics Tracking and Reporting | Wednesday from 1:45pm - 2:30pm



Marty Lechleider

Product Manager, Lotus Forms, IBM Corporation
Marty Lechleider is the IBM Product Manager for IBM Lotus Forms. In this role Marty works with customers,business partners, and sellers worldwide to understand market requirements and shape the product plans and strategy for IBM Lotus Forms and the IBM Business Process Accelerator. Marty also focuses on IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Lotus Forms within government markets. He has been with IBM since 1987 and part of the IBM Web Sphere Portal and IBM Lotus Forms Product Management team for the last five years.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
W602 Lotus Forms - Now With Built in Workflow | Tuesday from 10:00am - 10:45am



Bet Morash

Corporation of the City of London
Chair of the Canadian General Standards Board Committee on Forms Management, Bet has been in the forms industry for almost forty years. She has held many different positions working her way up to her current job at the City of London. She has been a Forms Clerk, Junior Forms Designer; Senior Forms Designer; Forms Analyst, Forms sales representative, and Business Systems Analyst (current). Her project team won the BFA 2006 Professional Award for a ground-breaking project they implemented.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
PC500 Forms Management Standards | Monday from 1:00pm - 5:00pm



Angie Okamoto

Senior Technical Consultant, Avoka Technologies
Angie has been in the technology training industry for over eight years and is well known in the LiveCycle community. She has provided technology training and consulting to hundreds of businesses throughout the United States and is a frequent speaker for various business associations and technology events. She's an Adobe Certified Expert, an Adobe Certified Instructor and a Master Level Microsoft Office Specialist but it’s the Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite are the products she most enjoys teaching.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
PC700 Designing Forms with LiveCycle Designer | Monday from 1:00pm - 5:00pm
F501 Enabling Occasionally Connected Mobile Field Workers Using Interactive SmartForms | Tuesday from 9:00am - 9:45am
A707 Closing the Gap Between IT and Business by Empowering Business Teams to Move Customer Interactions Online | Wednesday from 1:45pm - 2:30pm



Rohit Sahasrabudhe

IBM Lotus Forms Technical Sales Leader, IBM Corporation
Rohit Sahasrabudhe is the IBM Lotus Forms Technical Sales Leader for North America and an IBM Certified IT Specialist. In this role Rohit provides pre-sales support to clients via Proof of Concepts and demonstrations of the IBM Lotus Forms product family. He has been involved with the Lotus Forms product since IBM acquired PureEdge. Prior to his focus on IBM Lotus Forms, he enabled Business Partners on IBM WebSphere Portal, IBM Domino, IBM WebSphere Application Server and other IBM technologies. He has been with IBM since 2000.

Sessions at Symposium 2010:
PC600 - Building Forms based Solutions with Lotus Forms with Workflow | Monday from 1:00 - 5:00pm
W601 Lotus Forms 4.0 | Tuesday from 9:00 - 9:45am



Rick Scanlan

Director, Sale Engineering, Accusoft Pegasus
Rick Scanlan is currently the director of sales engineering and a product visionary for Accusoft Pegasus, the leading vendor of imaging and forms processing software development kits, or SDKs. Rick's tenure at Accusoft Pegasus, formerly Pegasus Imaging and previously TMS Sequoia, spans over 20 years. His involvement in various areas of the business have awarded him extensive expertise in a wide variety of imaging technologies including document imaging, image enhancement and forms processing. Most recently, Rick utilizes his years of imaging and consulting experience to assist the sales team in analyzing customer technical requirements and assisting with sales activities. A native of Oklahoma, Rick earned Bachelor of Science degrees from Oklahoma State University in Business Management, Economics, and Management Science and Computer Systems.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
F502 Improving ICR and Barcode Recognition Accuracy in Image-based Forms Processing Systems | Tuesday from 10:00am - 10:45am



Kyle Smith

Senior Manager, Accenture
Kyle Smith is a senior manager in Accenture within Accenture Information Management Services practice specializing in the area of Enterprise Content Management. Mr. Smith has 15 years with Accenture and in the planning, designing and developing large scale ECM solutions for clients in a range of industries. He is the Expert Network Lead for Records Management within Accenture, helping clients understand how business records, as unstructured content, should be managed.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
A705 Forms as Part of an Enterprise Content Management Strategy | Wednesday from 9:00am - 9:45am



Julie Stephens

City of Mississauga
Julie has been the City of Mississauga's Forms and Procedures Analyst for twelve years. She has been a BFA member for twelve years, and served as past-President of the Toronto chapter. Julie has a background in Graphic Design and Marketing and assists her husband with his corporate design and marketing business. Julie is married with one very active son. She volunteers in and outside of her community with her sons hockey team and in the areas of children's rights, family planning and the homeless.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
PC500 Forms Management Standards | Monday from 1:00pm - 5:00pm



J.P. Terry

CEO, SmartDoc Technologies
J.P. Terry is the CEO of SmartDoc Technologies, a leading consultant in the field of intelligent and dynamic document solutions. SmartDoc specializes in the Adobe LiveCycle and InDesign Server platforms, and has developed paperless solutions for Fidelity Investments, Merrill Lynch, and Citigroup. SmartDoc Technologies is a member of the Adobe Solutions network and has offices in New York, New Jersey, and Beijing, China.

J.P. often writes and speaks about dynamic PDF and Adobe LiveCycle, and is the author of "Creating Dynamic Forms with Adobe LiveCycle Designer" (Adobe Press, 2007) and, "Paperless: Real-World Solutions with Adobe Technology" (Adobe Press, 2009). Prior to SmartDoc Technologies, J.P. founded BrandWizard Technologies, a division of Omnicom (OMC), and was the CEO of BrandWizard from 2000 until 2005. Mr. Terry is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, the Omnicom Executive training program, Microsoft’s .NET Certification program, and Wharton’s Financial Executive program.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
W603 Business Forms on the Apple iPad | Tuesday from 11:00am - 11:45am
F507 & F508 Dynamic Forms Deliver | Wednesday from 1:45pm - 3:30pm



Pierre van Aswegen

Pierre van Aswegen is a senior process consultant at Ensemble with over 20 yrs of experience in the software solution space. He has spent the last 6 years focusing on requirements analysis and definition of projects involving Adobe technologies and working with customers up front to help them understand how to map Adobe technologies to help solve business problems they are facing.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
A704 eInvoicing: Reduce Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) with Adobe LiveCycle | Tuesday from 12:00pm - 12:45pm



Jaco Van Eeden

Deloitte Consulting
Jaco van Eeden a SAP CRM and Adobe Solutions Lead with Deloitte Consulting, with over 18 years of International Strategic IT experience and demonstrated career success developing and executing technology transformation initiatives. More than 17 years of SAP implementation experience including SAP ECC, CRM and Adobe solutions resulting in successful business benefits to clients. Industry experience spans Retail, Consumer and Industrial Products, High Tech, Public Sector and Manufacturing industries.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
A703 Deloitte’s Adobe Sales Force Automation Solution with Rich User Experience Capability | Tuesday from 11:00am - 11:45am



Albert Weisner

Vice President, Information Analysis, Inc.
Al leads IAl's eCommerce Business Unit. He is responsible for IAl's sales, marketing, and support of IAl's eForms Solutions Offerings.

For over 16 years, he has worked closely with virtually all major agencies of Federal Government with over a dozen project involving professional services, electronic forms development, forms installation, application development and deployment, and training.

Al's previous experience includes: Director for Business Development for Cincinnati Bell Information System (CBIS), Sprint, Martin Marietta,and 22 years of executive, sales, and technical responsibilities at UNISYS (Sperry).

Al has severed as the Nations Capital Chapter Treasure for 9 years and was awarded the BFMA Award of Excellence in 2006.

Sessions at Forms & Technology 2010:
W608 How we Saved $100,000 per Year Using Automated Workflow | Wednesday from 2:45pm - 3:30pm


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