OCC Hosts 22nd Annual Golf for Scholarships Outing: Oakland Community College is hosting its 22nd annual “Golf for Scholarships” outing on Aug. 23. The outing, on the beautiful and historic Pine Knob Golf Course, is an excellent opportunity for professional networking and to play a friendly game of golf while raising funds f or scholarships. Last year’s event raised more than $43,000 for the Golf for Scholarships endowment fund, bringing the total the outing has generated to more than $750,000 in 21 years. OCC was able to award nearly 70 scholarships from last year’s event. More than 420 students have received scholarships through the program since it started. The day’s schedule includes registration and a continental breakfast at 10 a.m., a shotgun start at 11 a.m. with a box lunch and a dinner at 5 p.m. at the golf course, 5580 Waldon Road, Clarkston. The event includes hole-in-one prizes, beverages on the course, golf competitions and giveaways. Event and team sponsorships are available at all levels. In addition to the predetermined sponsorship packages, a customized sponsorship package can be created to meet individual needs. For more information please contact (248) 341-2138 or email OCCFoundation@oaklandcc.edu. Sponsorships will be accepted at all levels until the day of the outing or until it is sold out. A presenting sponsor at the $10,000 level is exclusive and the sponsor’s logo will be imprinted on golfer gifts. The deadline to pledge for presenting sponsor is July 8. Oakland Community College is the largest community college in Michigan and ranks 23rd among the nation’s 1,200 associate degree-granting schools. With five campuses throughout Oakland County, it offers degrees and certificates in more than 160 fields, including university transfer degrees in business, science and the liberal arts, as well as workforce training and certificate programs.
2013 Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit: Leadership, Collaboration, Innovation and Transformation: Collaboration and communication are absolutely essential to continuous innovation and business growth in modern connected markets. That is one of the top messages at The 2013 Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit, a full-day powerhouse meeting of world-class IT leaders and executives set for June 18 at the Adoba Dearborn Hotel. Among the all-star roster of presenters at the event is Don Tapscott, the globally celebrated author and respected advisor on media, technology and innovation. In addition to Mr. Tapscott, featured keynote speakers include Greg Fell, former CIO of Terex and author of Decoding the IT Value Proposition (Wiley, 2013); Timothy McCabe, SVP & CIO, Delphi; Jeffrey Owens, EVP & CTO, Delphi; Jacques Panis, President, Shinola; and George Surdu, EVP & CTO, Comerica Bank. Additional speakers and panelists include: Mamantha Chamarthi, VP & CIO, Consumers Energy; Charlotte Decker, VP & CTO, The Auto Club Group; Bruce Friedman, COO, VisionIT; Kay Fuhrman, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles; John Jones, Director for Talent & Rewards, Towers Watson; Bruce Leidal, CIO, Carestream; Beverly Lieberman, President, Halbrecht Lieberman Associates; Dr. Mark Pettovello, Manager Aviation Data and Integration Architects, GE Aviation; Mark Polansky, Managing Director, IT Officers Practice, Korn/Ferry International; Scott Sandschafer, VP & CIO, Chrysler Group LLC; Vijay Sankaran, Director, Application Development, Ford Motor Company; Andrea Siudara, VP, Information Technology, Delphi; and George Watt, VP Corporate Strategy, CA Technologies. Sponsors of the summit include CA Technologies, Comcast Business Class, Code 42 Software, Commvault, Deloitte, Okta, ServiceNow, and xMatters. Strategic Partners include Egon Zehnder International, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn/Ferry International, Russell Reynolds Associates and Spencer Stuart. More at www.hmgstrategy.com