TAMPA, Fla., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BICSI, the international association supporting the information technology systems (ITS) industry with information, education and knowledge assessment, will hold its 2011 BICSI European Conference & Exhibition June 6-8 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The conference will bring together professionals from all over the world, all of whom are involved in ITS and information and communications technology (ICT).
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Thirteen educational sessions are scheduled during the three-day conference. Topics include data centers, IP integration, green IT, electronic safety and security and more. These sessions are presented by ITS experts with extensive subject matter knowledge.
Throughout the European Conference, delegates will also have multiple opportunities to network with top exhibitors while taking in many of the cutting-edge products and solutions the industry has to offer in the Exhibit Hall.
This Conference also hosts the first European installment of the BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge, an event that has been very successful in the United States. The BICSI European Cabling Skills Challenge will take place during evening Exhibit Hall hours on June 6 and 7. Competitors will race against the clock and each other to complete a set of industry tasks to correct specifications. The winner will be crowned European Installer of the Year and will be sponsored to compete in the BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge in Orlando, Fla., USA, during the 2012 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition.
BICSI Cares, the charity arm of BICSI, will have a presence at the European Conference. All of the donations made to BICSI Cares during the conference will be given to The Teddy Bear Foundation, a Scotland-based children's charity which acts as a kind of "fairy godfather" to schools and organizations that work with children with special needs.
For more information about the 2011 BICSI European Conference & Exhibition, visit www.bicsi.org/european.
BICSI is a professional association supporting the information technology systems (ITS) industry. ITS covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic safety & security, and audio & video technologies. It encompasses the design, integration and installation of pathways, spaces, fiber- and copper-based distribution systems, wireless-based systems and infrastructure that supports the transportation of information and associated signaling between and among communications and information gathering devices.
BICSI provides information, education and knowledge assessment for individuals and companies in the ITS industry. We serve more than 23,000 ITS professionals, including designers, installers and technicians. These individuals provide the fundamental infrastructure for telecommunications, audio/video, life safety and automation systems. Through courses, conferences, publications and professional registration programs, BICSI staff and volunteers assist ITS professionals in delivering critical products and services, and offer opportunities for continual improvement and enhanced professional stature.
Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, USA, BICSI membership spans nearly 100 countries. For more information, visit www.bicsi.org.