Tuesday, July 12, 2011

EdCamp Harrisburg Registration Opens

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host EdCamp Harrisburg on Saturday, November 12, 2011.

Harrisburg, PA, July 12, 2011 - Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host EdCamp Harrisburg on Saturday, November 12, 2011. The free day-long event will be filled with open, participatory events, discussions, and workshops where presentation content is provided by the participants rather than chosen speakers.

Entry is limited to the first 200 signups. The concept is simple. EdCamps are not your typical education conference. EdCamps are run by local teachers who want to informally spark discussion and learn new ideas from one another. There are so many benefits to attending: free admission, meet other teachers in your area, network, a flexible agenda, and so much more!

This unconference is for all involved in education: teachers, students, parents, professors, administrators and all who have a passion for education in today’s world.

To register or learn more about EdCamp Harrisburg, visit online at http://www.edcampharrisburg.org

You can literally take planes, trains and automobiles to EdCamp Harrisburg. The University’s location in downtown Harrisburg is near Interstates 83 and 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an easy drive to the University from any of Pennsylvania’s major cities. And it’s only a two-hour drive from the University to Baltimore, Washington, DC or Philadelphia. The Amtrak Passenger Train Station and Greyhound Bus Station are one block from our location. And the Harrisburg International Airport is only nine miles from the University. http://www.harrisburgu.edu/campuslife/directions.php

Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. Free parking is available on the street. Additionally, parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at http://www.harrisburgu.net/campuslife/directions.php#parking

Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania’s need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email Connect@HarrisburgU.edu.

Steve Infanti
HU Communications
326 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

AuraPortal Prepares Free Webinar about the Automation of Processes through a BPMS (Business Process Management Suite)

The AuraPortal seminar will take place on the July 19 at 10:00 (EST time zone), discussing the tremendous competitive advantage created when working with a next-generation BPMS, along with the associated savings in company costs and overall Return on Investment (ROI). All presented with a practical focus

Woburn (Boston), MA, July 08, 2011 - AuraPortal (www.auraportal.com), a global provider of Business Process Management (BPM) has announced the availability of a free Webinar on July 19 at 10:00 (EST time zone).The Webinar will discuss Process Automation with BPMS, offering a general view into automating Management through Processes using a next-generation BPM Suite. The goal is to maximize time savings and costs, while at the same time, providing security in the execution of Business Processes; thus generating an ROI unheard of until now in business management software applications.

Objective: The objective is to show the scope of the activities that can be executed directly by the system through the Process Engines, without human intervention. These actions, that can also be prepared without any IT programming, can have a tremendous impact on the management of a company, allowing for a significant reduction in time, costs and the possibility of errors.

In only 1 hour, the most important facets and practices of BPMS will be revealed.

The course has two perspectives:

1. Theoretical view of the concepts presented in the agenda.

2. Practical view through a real exercise illustrating the features of the AuraPortal application, as a prime example of innovation in the world of BPM.

Documentation: The course includes documentation of the explained material. NOTE. Upon registering for the event, an email address must be provided for documentation to be sent.

Targeted at: CEOs, Managing Directors, Area Managers. IT professionals. Analysts, Business Executives, Consultants, Organization Experts, Quality Experts and in general anyone interested in discovering the possibilities of this powerful tool that is BPMS.

Date/time of Webinar. July 19 at 10:00 (EST time zone).


1- Introduction

• Elements of Process Automation

2- Automation Features

• Mechanisms in Personal Tasks

• System Tasks

• Business Rules

• Document Creation

• Script Execution

• Web Services (SOA)

3- Practical Examples

• Case 1. Task Automation

• Case 2. Corporate Document Management Automation

• Case 3. Automations through Business Rules

To register for this free web seminar
click here.

About AURA (AuraPortal) (http://www.auraportal.com):
AURA is a global BPMS (Business Process Management Suite) provider delivering a solution that creates, without the need of IT programming, Business Process Workflow Execution Models. AuraPortal is 100% Web-based, and is complementary to existing ERP and CRM systems.

AuraPortal has a presence in 50 countries with more than 350 customers including, among others: Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, Toyota, Yamaha, Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), ArcelorMittal, Eletrobras, Royal KPN, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sodexo, etc., as well as many Government Agencies and Departments in several countries.

AuraPortal Headquarters are located in North America (Boston) and Europe (Holland) whereas the software development facilities are located in Spain and India.

Scott Rich
400 Trade Center
Woburn, MA 01801-7472