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Speakers from Eli Lily, Google, Microsoft and Nike Headline CWS Summit 2008

LOS ALTOS, Calif., – Oct. 13, 2008 – Staffing Industry Analysts, the premier provider of market intelligence about the contingent workforce, announced today that speakers from many Fortune 500 companies including: British Petroleum (BP), Dell, Eli Lily, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Monsanto and Nike among others will discuss temporary staffing program issues at the Contingent Workforce Strategies Summit October 28-29 in New York.

The Staffing Industry Analysts’ Contingent Workforce Strategies Summit is expected to attract more than 300 senior level executives from corporations in the United States, Canada and Europe. In addition to speakers from diverse corporations, the event will feature a Keynote address from one of the world’s greatest management guru’s, Tom Peters. Mr. Peters’ discussion will be about building a contingent workforce in an age of disruptive change.

“The annual Contingent Workforce Strategies Summit has become the premier event for corporate managers of contingent labor to come together and discuss the opportunities and challenges ahead,” said Ron Mester, CEO of Staffing Industry Analysts. “This year, with our broad array of speakers and Tom Peters, attendees will be treated to a world-class advice and thought leadership.”

Attendees of the Contingent Workforce Strategies Summit include senior level executives from Fortune 500 companies around the globe. More than 85% of the audience is compromised of Directors and above who come from HR, IT and Purchasing departments and manage billions of dollars in contingent labor spend.

To register for the conference, visit For more information, contact Staffing Industry Analysts, Member Services, 800.950.9496, or email

About Staffing Industry Analysts, Inc.

Staffing Industry Analysts, Inc. is the premier research and analysis firm covering the contingent workforce. Known for its independent and objective insights, the company’s proprietary research, data, support tools, publications, and executive conferences provide a competitive edge to decision-makers who supply and buy
temporary staffing. In addition to temporary staffing, Staffing Industry Analysts also covers these related staffing service sectors: third-party placement, outplacement, and staffing leasing (PEOs). Founded in 1989, the company is headquartered in Los Altos, California. For more information, visit

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