MEDIA ALERT: Knovel Virtual Conference Tackles Engineering Leadership, Education and Career Growth Challenges

MEDIA ALERT: Knovel Virtual Conference Tackles Engineering Leadership, 
Education and Career Growth Challenges 
Oct. 15 Event Features Keynotes From Lisa Petrilli and Dr. Bernard
Amadei, Training on New Platform, Success Stories and Numerous
Professional Development Opportunities 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/25/13 --   Knovel's first Virtual
Conference, scheduled for Oct. 15, is the place for engineers to find
answers. In addition to topics addressing engineering leadership,
education and professional development, the full-day event will
showcase Knovel's new platform, announced on Sept. 9.  
Attendees will have access to technical sessions on how to get the
most out of Knovel, a cloud-based application that integrates
technical information with analytical and search tools. There will
also be expert sessions on industry trends, leadership skills and
career development advice, and tips on how Knovel can be used in the
classroom to prepare students for the workplace.  
"We're very proud to be able to offer such a great lineup of speakers
and resources to as broad a community as possible," said Elena
Filimonova, Vice President of Marketing, Elsevier Engineering and
Technology. "We're bringing together thought leaders, expert users
and the entire Knovel community to share best practices not just for
the Knovel platform, but for professional engineers, educators and
students alike." 
WHAT: Knovel's Virtual Conference 
WHEN: 8:30am ET - 5:15pm ET, Oct. 15, 2013 
WHERE: Register here for the free online event. 
WHO: The free online event will feature keynotes and breakout
sessions on a variety of topics affecting professional engineers,
engineering students and engineering librarians around the world. 
WHY: The conference keynotes include "Success Strategies for
Introverted Leaders," presented by Lisa Petrilli, CEO of C-Level
Strategies; and "Engineering in Sustainable Human Development:
Challenges and Opportunities," presented by Bernard Amadei, professor
of civil engineering and founding president of Engineers Without
Learn more about the day-long event and register to attend the
conference at Connect with Knovel on Twitter
by searching @KnovelUpdates or using the #KnovelVC hashtag. 
About Knovel
 Part of the Elsevier product portfolio, Knovel is a
cloud-based application integrating technical information with
analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers
engineers can trust. Knovel users include thousands of engineers and
applied scientists worldwide. Knovel has more than 700 customers
worldwide including 74 of the Fortune 500 companies, five of the Top
10 Constituents on the FTSE 100 Index and more than 450 leading
universities. For more information, visit or call +1
(866) 240 8174. 
About Elsevier
 Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific,
technical and medical information products and services. The company
works in partnership with the global science and health communities
to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell,
and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from
Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include
ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite,
which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals,
helping research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes
more cost-effectively. 
A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000
people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a
world leading provider of professional information solutions in the
Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is
jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker
symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange),
RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange). 
Amy Burnis
Director, Marketing & Communications
+1 617 803 8344 
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