Senator Orrin Hatch and World Renowned Leadership Authority, Jack Zenger, To Be Featured Speakers at UITA's 10th Annual Members Meeting

Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from Utah Information Technology Association

    MIDVALE, Utah, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah Information Technology
 Association today announced that Senator Orrin Hatch and John H. (Jack)
 Zenger, vice chairman of PROVANT Inc., will be the featured speakers at UITA's
 10th Annual Members Meeting on Wednesday, April 18, 2001 at 7:30 a.m. at the
 Marriott City Center in Salt Lake City.
     As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and one of the most senior
 Republicans in the Senate, Hatch plays a crucial role in determining the
 legislation that shapes the future of the high-tech community.  He will open
 the UITA meeting by discussing his role in the recent passage of several
 pieces of major legislation directly tied to the high-tech economy.  Senator
 Hatch will also speak on future legislation tied to the new economy such as
 copyright and fair use, Internet privacy protection, Internet and education
 reform, and trademarks and Internet domain names.  He will then answer
 questions from the audience regarding high tech legislation and reforms.
     As a best-selling author and vice chairman of PROVANT, a leading provider
 of training services and products, Zenger's keynote address will center on the
 topic of "Leadership Matters."  He plans to identify some of the challenging
 leadership issues that companies face today and how they can develop
 leadership programs that will meet their specific needs.  Zenger is the
 co-author of several best-selling books, including the No. 1 best selling
 leadership book of 2000, "Results-Based Leadership."  Zenger also plans to
 reveal for the first time the results from his most recent leadership
 research.
     "As more companies continue to grow and expand, it is crucial that they
 implement solid leadership programs that will help in attracting, developing
 and retaining the best leaders," said Richard Nelson, president and chief
 executive office of UITA.  "We are excited to learn the latest in leadership
 practices from Jack Zenger, and we are thrilled to have with us one of the
 nation's great leaders, Senator Orrin Hatch, at our annual members meeting."
 
     About Hatch
     Senator Orrin Hatch was elected into the United States Senate in 1976 and
 has served on several Senate committees since then, including Chairman of the
 State for the Judiciary Committee and the State Finance Committee.  He has
 developed bi-partisan legislature in such key areas as: balancing the budget,
 protecting Medicare and Social Security, lowering taxes, and protecting health
 services for children, seniors, the disabled and the homebound.  Senator Hatch
 has been a leading advocate for family values and has strived to promote
 conservative principles.  He received his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young
 University and a full honors scholarship to the University of Pittsburgh Law
 School where he was awarded a Juris Doctorate with honors.  Since then, the
 Senator has also received five honorary doctorate degrees from various law
 schools and universities.  After receiving his law degree, Senator Hatch
 became a practicing attorney, first in Pennsylvania, then in Utah, until his
 election to the United States Senate in 1976.
 
     About Zenger
     Jack Zenger is vice chairman of PROVANT, Inc. and was previously the
 chairman of the Times Mirror Training Group.  He received a degree in
 psychology from Brigham Young University, his master's degree in Business
 Administration from UCLA and a doctorate in Business Administration from the
 University of Southern California.  He co-founded Zenger-Miller in 1977 and
 served as its president and CEO until 1991.  Prior to that he was vice
 president of human resources for Syntex Corporation.  In 1994, he was inducted
 into the Human Resources Development Hall of Fame, and he has published
 39 articles and is a co-author of several best-selling books.
 
     About UITA
     The Utah Information Technology Association is a non-profit organization
 comprised of Utah information technology professionals.  UITA is focused on
 growing Utah's dynamic IT industry, through networking, capital formation,
 skilled workforce development, positive media recognition, public policy
 advocacy and marketing opportunities, which enhance the growth of Utah's IT
 and Internet communities, consisting of over 2,500 IT enterprises and 500
 viable eBusinesses.
 
 

SOURCE Utah Information Technology Association
    MIDVALE, Utah, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah Information Technology
 Association today announced that Senator Orrin Hatch and John H. (Jack)
 Zenger, vice chairman of PROVANT Inc., will be the featured speakers at UITA's
 10th Annual Members Meeting on Wednesday, April 18, 2001 at 7:30 a.m. at the
 Marriott City Center in Salt Lake City.
     As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and one of the most senior
 Republicans in the Senate, Hatch plays a crucial role in determining the
 legislation that shapes the future of the high-tech community.  He will open
 the UITA meeting by discussing his role in the recent passage of several
 pieces of major legislation directly tied to the high-tech economy.  Senator
 Hatch will also speak on future legislation tied to the new economy such as
 copyright and fair use, Internet privacy protection, Internet and education
 reform, and trademarks and Internet domain names.  He will then answer
 questions from the audience regarding high tech legislation and reforms.
     As a best-selling author and vice chairman of PROVANT, a leading provider
 of training services and products, Zenger's keynote address will center on the
 topic of "Leadership Matters."  He plans to identify some of the challenging
 leadership issues that companies face today and how they can develop
 leadership programs that will meet their specific needs.  Zenger is the
 co-author of several best-selling books, including the No. 1 best selling
 leadership book of 2000, "Results-Based Leadership."  Zenger also plans to
 reveal for the first time the results from his most recent leadership
 research.
     "As more companies continue to grow and expand, it is crucial that they
 implement solid leadership programs that will help in attracting, developing
 and retaining the best leaders," said Richard Nelson, president and chief
 executive office of UITA.  "We are excited to learn the latest in leadership
 practices from Jack Zenger, and we are thrilled to have with us one of the
 nation's great leaders, Senator Orrin Hatch, at our annual members meeting."
 
     About Hatch
     Senator Orrin Hatch was elected into the United States Senate in 1976 and
 has served on several Senate committees since then, including Chairman of the
 State for the Judiciary Committee and the State Finance Committee.  He has
 developed bi-partisan legislature in such key areas as: balancing the budget,
 protecting Medicare and Social Security, lowering taxes, and protecting health
 services for children, seniors, the disabled and the homebound.  Senator Hatch
 has been a leading advocate for family values and has strived to promote
 conservative principles.  He received his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young
 University and a full honors scholarship to the University of Pittsburgh Law
 School where he was awarded a Juris Doctorate with honors.  Since then, the
 Senator has also received five honorary doctorate degrees from various law
 schools and universities.  After receiving his law degree, Senator Hatch
 became a practicing attorney, first in Pennsylvania, then in Utah, until his
 election to the United States Senate in 1976.
 
     About Zenger
     Jack Zenger is vice chairman of PROVANT, Inc. and was previously the
 chairman of the Times Mirror Training Group.  He received a degree in
 psychology from Brigham Young University, his master's degree in Business
 Administration from UCLA and a doctorate in Business Administration from the
 University of Southern California.  He co-founded Zenger-Miller in 1977 and
 served as its president and CEO until 1991.  Prior to that he was vice
 president of human resources for Syntex Corporation.  In 1994, he was inducted
 into the Human Resources Development Hall of Fame, and he has published
 39 articles and is a co-author of several best-selling books.
 
     About UITA
     The Utah Information Technology Association is a non-profit organization
 comprised of Utah information technology professionals.  UITA is focused on
 growing Utah's dynamic IT industry, through networking, capital formation,
 skilled workforce development, positive media recognition, public policy
 advocacy and marketing opportunities, which enhance the growth of Utah's IT
 and Internet communities, consisting of over 2,500 IT enterprises and 500
 viable eBusinesses.
 
 SOURCE  Utah Information Technology Association