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When: June 12, 2013
From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Fuld & Company
25 First Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 
United States
Contact: Parmalee Eastman

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About the Topic:
Join us for this special event to hear SCIP Fellows Jan Herring, Clifford Kalb, and Ken Sawka share their perspectives and lessons on competitive intelligence practice and the state of the CI. Attendees will have the chance to meet these CI leaders and pioneers and engage in a question and answer session. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear what our leading experts have to say and to be a part of this special evening. 

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM  Registration and Networking 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM  Fellow Fireside Chat 
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM  Final Q&A and Networking

About the Speakers:

Jan P. Herring
Herring and Associates, LLC
Mr. Herring serves as an advisor to business executives and intelligence professionals. He assists companies in developing and operating their own Business Intelligence Systems, as well as improving their existing intelligence operations. His efforts are focused on increasing the effectiveness of business decisions and corporate performance through the use of BI Systems and the intelligence they produce. He is the President of Herring & Associates LLC, a management consultancy, specializing in intelligence matters. Mr. Herring is a pioneer and recognized expert in the field of Business Intelligence. He is a charter member, Fellow, and 1993 winner of the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) highest honor, the Meritorious Award. In 2000, he was given the Faye Brill Service Award for his continuing contributions to SCIP. He has written and lectured extensively on the topic, addressing academic as well as business forums. He has given talks to the U.S. and Canadian Conference Boards, the Association for the Advancement of American Science, the Industrial Research Institute, and the Society of Insurance Research. He has lectured at The Wharton School, Stanford University, MIT's Sloan School, Tufts University's Fletcher School, Northwestern University's Kellogg School, Boston University, Babson College, Henley Management College in the UK, and both Stockholm and Lund Universities' Schools of Economics. Mr. Herring is also the co-founder of the Academy of Competitive Intelligence.

Clifford Kalb
C. Kalb & Associates L.L.C.
Mr. Kalb currently serves as President of C. Kalb & Associates L.L.C., an independent pharmaceutical industry consultancy. Prior to this, he served as Senior Vice President, Life Sciences at Wood Mackenzie, Inc. where he provided leadership to a knowledge based research and consulting practice, and thought leadership on industry issues. Mr. Kalb has over thirty five years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He served as Senior Director, Strategic Business Analysis in Worldwide Human Health Marketing at Merck & Co., Inc. Prior to that, he held positions of increasing responsibility in sales, market research, health economics, public policy management, marketing management, licensing, business intelligence and business development at Marion Labs, Pfizer and Roche. He has also served as head of marketing and business development for a small biotechnology company. Mr. Kalb has served as Chairman of the Conference Board Council on Competitive Analysis. He is also Past President of the board of directors of the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), and Past President of the Pharmaceutical Business Intelligence and Research Group (PBIRG). Mr. Kalb is widely published in the field of pharmaceutical industry intelligence and analysis.

Ken Sawka
Fuld & Company
Mr. Sawka is a nationally recognized expert in competitive intelligence, scenario planning, and strategy development. He has had a long and acclaimed career as both an strategic planning practitioner and consultant, having designed and led scenario planning, war-gaming, and other strategy development engagements for leading companies all around the world. He has also developed competitive intelligence programs with numerous Fortune 500 companies. An expert commentator, Ken is a published author and has been quoted extensively on competitive strategy and intelligence matters in Time, Investor's Business Daily, American Banker, and other prominent journals. He has appeared on CNBC's acclaimed Squawk Box

$20.00 SCIP, SLA Members and Students (SLA Members/Students please contact for a registration form)
$30.00 Non Members
A light meal will be served.
Cynthia Correia/ SCIP MA Chapter Co- Chair/(877) 400-0883/ 
Parmelee Eastman/SCIP MA Chapter Co-Chair/(781) 416-3686/ 
Robyn Reals, SCIP Education & Chapter Mgr./703.739.0696 X 107/ 
Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received, in writing, by Monday, June 10th, 2013 will be honored.

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