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Exploring The Next Generation Killer App For Knowledge Innovation

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Toronto Canada -  March 25-26, 2002       April 25-26, 2002

Are you getting the most value out of your current knowledge exchange ? Are you happy with the knowledge program in your enterprise today, if you have one ? This seminar provides you with a rare opportunity for an in depth examination of the latest best practices and thinking about how to optimize the value of knowledge exchange.  We will examine the latest ways knowledge exchanges can be used to lower costs, improve efficiency, shrink process cycle time, improve adaptation and innovation, enhance customer responsiveness, enhance quality, assist competitiveness and profitability, improve knowledge worker productivity and morale, harvest ideas, and facilitate new business development.   

Attend 2 Full Days Of Stimulating Learning, Discussion, Networking, & Exposure To Cutting-Edge Knowledge 
Limited Seating - So Please Pre-Register Early



Overview Schedule Agenda Faculty 
Why Attend Who Should Attend Registration Information Registration Form  Venue

Exploring  How To Profit From Emerging Real-World Developments
Read our Introduction to e-Knowledge Markets at

Can you afford to not have this latest knowledge ?


This educational event is a great introductory seminar for executives new to Knowledge Management. Why waste time learning the old ways when this is way the game is going to be played now and into the future ? It's also valuable for experienced knowledge professionals because they too need to get up to speed on the new emerging paradigm for knowledge exchanges. This learning event  is about the hot new future for knowledge exchanges.  It examines the thinking and strategies behind the recent emergence of
pioneering on-line Knowledge Auctions, Knowledge Stores, Question & Answer Exchanges, Experts Exchanges, Intellectual Property Exchanges, e-Learning Exchanges, B2B Knowledge Exchanges, Human Capital/Talent Exchanges, Community Based Social Capital Knowledge Exchanges, Vertical Knowledge Exchanges. It's also about the e-Knowledge Market Enabling Technologies that now make it possible to create such dynamic knowledge exchange environments. In the last year, there has been a rapid explosion in the development and evolution of  "e-knowledge marketplace" engines. This is being increasing enabled by the availability of new technologies. However, it is also tied to the inexorable growth of the global knowledge-based economy. The "e-knowledge marketplace" engine, is becoming the killer enabler for next generation knowledge management. It is being fuelled by the talent, e-learning, and intellectual property wars. It is fast emerging as the pre-eminent platform for knowledge commerce and knowledge trading
within the enterprise and beyond.  This concept in its various configurations is revolutionary in its importance, and implications. It has the characteristics of a disruptive technology from an innovation standpoint. It is a very real force for change and with the right lens, it can be seen to be diffusing globally, at a rapid rate. This seminar is a special Forum dedicated to advancing your knowledge about the latest killer application to appear on the knowledge horizon. Understanding these new developments will position you to become a profitable player and leader in the knowledge game.

For Kaieteur Institute e-Knowledge Market Public Resources on this subject - explore the following links:
MetaPortal to e-Knowledge Exchange sites

Also see our select Vertical Industry Perspectives -
( HealthCare ) ( eGov) ( Financial Services & Wealth Management ) ( Associations )

We will use a vendor neutral Case-Based Approach as well as our unique Knowledge Pattern Recognition methodology to bring insight to this subject
  Day One  
Schedule Agenda
7:30 - 8:30 am  Registration, Continental Breakfast, & Networking
8:30 - 10:00 This session will be a mixture of presentation and stimulating interactive discussion. We will address the following key questions among others :-

A brief history of knowledge exchange
There is a de-facto market and currency for knowledge 
Why knowledge marketplaces are becoming the preferred context for next generation knowledge exchange ?
What's driving this development ?
Why this is a disruptive killer innovation in the making ?
Why mastery of this new approach will be key to future success and profitable knowledge
exploitation ? 
What kinds of Knowledge Exchange Are There ? What are they being used for ? How can to
recognize them and the new patterns of knowledge utilization they represent.
What's the architecture of a full functioning Knowledge Exchange ?
What criteria can we use to assess the functionality and maturity of an e-Knowledge Marketplace ?
What new roles are emerging for players in the Knowledge Exchange game ?
Who is involved and where is investment coming from ?
Which are the Leading Companies, and Best Practices, and How does their business model work ? We will deconstruct select cases.
What technology enablers are being leveraged to facilitate Knowledge Exchange ?
What are the application challenges and adoption prospects for B2B, B2C, P2P, and Enterprise ?
What's the opportunity horizon for e-Knowledge Markets ?
What are some of the ways knowledge exchanges can ultimately be used to lower costs, improve efficiency, shrink process cycle time, improve adaptation and innovation, enhance customer responsiveness, enhance quality, assist competitiveness and profitability, improve knowledge worker productivity and morale, and facilitate new business development ?  
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15 -12:00 Intellectual Property Exchanges - A Case Study
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 Intellectual Capital, Question & Answer/ Expert Exchanges, & Human Capital/Talent/e-Lance Exchanges - Select Case Studies
2:30 - 2: 45 Break
2:45 - 3:45 e-Learning Exchanges - A Case Study
3:45 - 4:30 B2B, Vertical, & Social Capital/Community Oriented Knowledge Exchanges - A Case Study

  Day 2 
7:30 - 8:30 am Networking Breakfast
8:30 - 10:30 Group Discussion - e-Knowledge Exchange Solution Issues
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00 Technology Review Session - Virtual Demonstrations Of  Selective e-Knowledge Market Technology Enablers
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Technology Review Showcase - Virtual Demonstrations Of Selective e-Knowledge Market Technology Enablers
2:00 - 2:15 Break
2:15 - 3:45 e-Knowledge Market Real World Enterprise Applications & Implementation Issues 
How to justify e-knowledge market applications, ROI, and Benefit capture
Change Management and Cultural Transformation issues
The Politics of e-knowledge markets in organizations
Business Model Innovation and Changing Mental Models 
A Scenario exercise to explore how you might profitably harness an e-knowledge market approach for your business
3:45 - 4:00 Review & Wrap-Up
What Thought Leaders Are Saying About Knowledge


 "If we want knowledge to move and be utilized more effectively, we need to better understand the forces that drive it. We believe market forces power its movement , working similarly to markets for more tangible goods. There is a genuine market for knowledge in organizations."
Thomas H. Davenport & Laurence Prusak Working Knowedge Harvard Business School Press 1998

" The B2B application space, which until now has been focused on goods exchanges and transaction systems, will evolve to embrace the exchange of knowledge...The time has come for interenterprise knowledge exchange." Gideon Gartner Foreword to The e-Marketplace - Strategies For Success in B2B e-Commerce, McGrawHill. 2001

"When intellectual capital moves to digital networks, it transforms entire industries and creates wealth in entirely new ways"
Don Tapscott, David Ticoll, & Alex Lowy Digital Capital, Harvard Business School Press. 2000

" In the New Economy, the network will be the business." and ".One of the most important concepts and differentiators for the Metamarket economy is the degree to which it leverages intellectual capital " Grady Means & David Schneider Metacapitalism, PriceWaterhouseCoopers. 2000. 

" HR must transform itself from the internal and bureaucratic Ministry Of Labour into a broker on the trading floor of the Human Capital Exchange" 
 Stan Davis & Chistopher Meyer Future Wealth, Harvard Business School Press. 2000.

KiKM Events - Media Partners Include :

                      Knowledge Management Review                              IntelligentKM

       KnowMap                     Journal Of Knowledge Management Practice            KMNews


Other Select KiKM e-Knowledge Exchange Research Partners include :



Who Should Attend

Executives responsible for leading knowledge and e-business initiatives in their organizations, knowledge champions, knowledge strategists, knowledge architects, knowledge managers, system integrators, CKO's, CIO's, CFO's, VP e-Business, Directors Of Education,  Intellectual Property lawyers, VP HR, software developers, Venture Capitalists, and others.
Why Should You Attend ?

1. This is a rare and unique opportunity to get up to speed on the hottest new developments in the knowledge management field
2. This event is carefully crafted to provide you with a well-rounded, comprehensive, objective perspective on the latest trends, players, technologies, and thinking
It's a great investment in your personal professional growth and your organization's future ability to carry out knowledge based innovation.  
4 We specialize in these subject and therefore are well positioned to ensure valuable knowledge networking and transfer 
5.Others who have been participated in our events relate that they have had net positive learning experiences
6. You will gain deep insights into new advancements in the knowledge field and be able to form new business relationships
7. Based on the rich content, there is a high probability you will have a stimulating learning experience and a low risk  that you won't
8. You will be able to use and apply the knowledge you gain, to read and interpret knowledge moves and trends,  craft better knowledge strategy, better communicate and sell a knowledge initiative in your organization, profit from new knowledge platform advancements,  
9. We are the first Institute in the world to offer a comprehensive advanced seminar on this topic. You won't find it offered elsewhere. 
10. You will come away inspired, empowered, excited, and energized by the superb opportunities before us !

Previous attendees at Kaieteur Institute Events have included senior executives from such organizations as The Royal Bank,
Worldcom, DMR, Carana Corp, KM Ventures, Information Architecture Group, Dextrus, Aptech, Enbridge, Liberty Consulting Inc, Sears Canada, Zurich Life, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Lotus, IDC, Microsoft, Ontario Hospital Association,
Humber College, University Of Toronto, The Hong Kong Productivity Council, Haven Knowledge Systems, Baycrest,
ParallelSpace Corporation, and many others.
Previous Co-Sponsors of our events have included AltaVista, Excalibur Technologies, Books For Business,  Fast Company, Know Inc,Gutenberg Inc, The Centre For High Performance, KMWorld, Entovation International, Brainspace, Crucible Management Solutions, Engine-X, KnowledgeInc, among others. Also see e-Knowledge Markets Consortium co-sponsors at
What You Will Learn

1. You will learn about the latest trends and developments in the e-knowledge markets market-space
2. You will come away with a better appreciation of what's driving new developments and the key players and technology
3. You will be exposed to real world applications of this thinking and technology 
4. Learn the similarities and difference between a portal and an e-knowledge marketplace
5. Understand the architecture of a developed e-knowledge marketplace
6. Learn how this approach can be harnessed for enterprise innovation and transformation
7. The various ways e-knowledge markets are being deployed in vertical industry settings
8. Learn why the e-knowledge marketplace will become a vital component of B2B, B2C, P2P, and the Enterprise of the 
9. Learn what to consider when selecting a vendor solution and how to justify deployment
10. Review real demonstrations of several leading software solutions
11. Become clearer about the opportunities, risks, challenges, and issues surrounding enterprise implementation
12. Learn how the latest developments in e-knowledge exchanges can enable the optimization of Intellectual Capital, Intellectual Property, and e-Learning.


Bryan Davis is Founder and President Of The Kaieteur Institute For Knowledge Management in Toronto. The Institute is currently engaged in advanced independent research into e-knowledge markets, knowledge enabling software, knowledge business models, knowledge-based innovation, knowledge pattern recognition.  He is currently leading an international consortium researching e-knowledge market-places. He has been transforming information, document, and knowledge management theory into practice for over twenty years. Mr. Davis's experience spans the realm of knowledge management, document management, workflow, business process analysis and redesign, and records automation, competitive intelligence, corporate portals, e-business and CRM. . He is a graduate of York University's Philosophy Programme.He was until recently, a Vice President of Knowledge Management Strategies and Research with the Delphi Group Canada. He has previously been an Information & Technology Consultant with the Municipality Of Metropolitan Toronto; Manager Of The Corporate Records Centre for Metro Toronto; Regional Superintendent Records Management Transport Canada (Ontario Region); and Assistant Chief of the Toronto Federal Records Centre, National Archives Canada. He is regularly asked to make presentations at Conferences around the world. He teaches a new Seminar on e-Knowledge Based Innovation. He also teaches a Knowledge Management Course in the University Of Toronto's School Of Continuing Studies, has been an instructor of the Delphi Group's Institute on Knowledge Management, Document Management, and Workflow, and a regular presenter/organizer at Delphi Group Canada Seminars, and Conferences.  . He is a Past President Of The Toronto Chapter and National Director of CIIMS,  helped launch a Knowledge Management Special Interest Group with CIPS, authored a major Research Report On Knowledge Enabling Software, and been called upon to provide advice to to the Society of Management Accountants of Canada, The Royal Bank, The Centre For High Performance, and the University of Toronto Faculty of Information Science. His clients have included WorldCom, Information Architecture Group, Carana Corporaton,  Zurich Life, Sun Life, Sears Canada, Educational Testing Service Of New Jersey, Baush & Lomb, Government Of Puerto Rico, and Hong Kong Productivity Council among many others.

He is a member of the Advisory Board of, an e-knowledge exchange enterprise with a formidable brain-trust that includes such world-class experts on Intellectual Capital as Dr. Nick Bontis and Leif Edvinsson.  

He is a regular presenter on this topic :- examples are 
September 2000 - KMWorld, Santa Clara, California
January 2001 - 4 th World Congress On Intellectual Capital, Hamilton, Ontario. 4th World Congress on the Management of Intellectual Capital
February 2001 - KMCluster,  San Francisco
May 2001 - SCOAP, Ottawa, Ontario
May 2001 - Canadian Information Processing Society KM-SIG, Toronto, Ontario.
October 2001 - 3rd Annual Knowledge Management Canada  - Creating Value through People-Centric Processes

Knowledge-Based Government Conference, 3-5 April 2002, Singapore - Download the Conference Details as an Adobe Acrobat File.



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Registration Information
Registration Fee : 

Canadian -: $ 390. 00 plus $ 35.00  (7 % GST) = $ 417.30 Cdn
(US = approx $ 241.64 including 7 % GST ( per prevailing exchange rate) = $ 258.55
( Group Discounts Available. Ask. )

Fees Include :
Attendance at the seminar, handbook of slides, lunch and refreshments

Transfers & Substitutions :
If you have pre-registered and are unable to attend, your fee can be applied to any subsequent running of the seminar, or someone else from your company may be sent as a substitute.

Cancellation & No Shows :
Attendance can be cancelled up to 10 days before the seminar via written notice.
No-shows are still charged the full registration fee.

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