Greetings from HDI San Antonio! Here are a few updates from your local HDI Chapter:
We have heard great things from last week's HDI Annual Conference in Orlando Florida. San Antonio and the HDI Central Region were well represented.
“From the pre-conference workshops to the last general session I had a great time. The opportunity to meet new people, share ideas and insights as well as just the enjoying the company, this year’s conference was a great success. I can’t wait until next year, VIVA LAS VEGAS!” Louana Tyson
In addition to the great information, fun networking opportunities and wonderful breakout sessions, several individuals and organizations were recognized for their performance in Information Technology Support. The winners recognized at the HDI Global Conference last week are:
Analyst of the Year – Tiffany Mills, Northeast Region
Desktop Analyst of the Year - Susan Lawrence, Houston
Manager of the Year - Mike Mercer, Southwest Airlines, Dallas Fort Worth Chapter
Internal Team Excellence Award - PepsiCo, Dallas Ft Worth Chapter
External Team Excellence Award – Eze Castle Integration, Boston
Please save the date for the HDI San Antonio Analyst of the Year Awards Banquet on November 14, 2012. More details on this event to follow.
HDI San Antonio Executive Board: We are still looking for a few more volunteers to join the HDI San Antonio Executive board to help guide the ship. This is a great opportunity to network with some of San Antonio's IT Support Leaders and help us serve the local IT Support community. We are meeting next Wednesday, May 9th over lunch if you are interested in seeing what the board is all about. Are you interested? Please contact Bernard Beaullieu at 210-710-4161.
May 9th HDI San Antonio Executive Board Meeting. Lunch meeting from 11:30AM to 1:00pm. Please consider joining the Board and help plan our events for 2012.
May 16th, 11:30AM to 1:00PM HDI San Antonio Membership Meeting - Louana Tyson, United States Army Medical Information Technology Center will present an overview of the breakout session “Customer Insight Metrics” and Sylvia Long, Whataburger will present an overview from one of the break outs she attended during the HDI Annual Conference. We did this a couple of years ago and it was a great way to bring HDI Conference content back to San Antonio and further the discussions and relevancy of this important information. Lunch will be provided. To register and for more information please click here
Thanks to New Horizons Learning Centers and Wayne Williams for hosting and sponsoring this event.
June 25th - July 1st is the 2012 National Leadership Conferences for the Future Business Leaders of America & Phi Beta Lambda will be held in San Antonio, Texas. Please consider volunteering to judge this event. For more information please visit http://www.fbla.org/judges/judgesform.asp
We are taking the month of July off and will resume with these great events:
- August 15th, HDI San Antonio Membership Meeting/Program, "Presentation/Open Discussion, Pepsico, Knowledge Centered Support, (Updated Presentation)".
- Wednesday, September 19th, HDI San Antonio Membership Meeting/Program, TBD.
- Wednesday, October 17th, Membership Meeting/Program, TBD.
- Wednesday, November 14th, "HDI San Antonio Analyst of the Year". We plan to expand this year's AOY Program to include "Analyst of the Year" and "Desktop Support Specialist of the Year,". We are planning to grow this event and market it community wide.
Thanks again for your support !