Halogen Software Announces Seven New Customer-Led Sessions for Its Sixth Annual User Conference

With More Than a 60% Increase in Registrations Year Over Year, the 2011 User Conference is Expected to be the Company’s Largest to Date

Ottawa, ON - July 7, 2011 - Halogen Software, Inc. today announced that the company's sixth Annual User Conference, to be held September 18-20 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, will feature several educational sessions led by customers representing a diverse mix of industries including healthcare, manufacturing and education. Under the theme - Strategy, Execution, Results - customers will demonstrate how, using Halogen Software's talent management suite, their organizations are better positioned to define strategy, execute on their talent management plans, and measure improved business results. Expected to be the company's largest user conference to date, registrations are up by more than 60% percent over the same time last year.

Halogen Software customer-led sessions include:

  • Applying Goal Alignment for Business Leverage: Led by INTTRA
  • Training With Impact: Performance Based Learning: Led byPurdue University
  • Using Your Compensation Strategy to Support High Performance: Led by University of Wisconsin Credit Union
  • Getting Ready to Implement  Halogen Job Description Builder™: Led by L-3 
  • Halogen Job Description Builder in Healthcare: Led by St. Anthony's Medical Center
  • Healthcare Peer Reviews: Led by Franciscan Alliance
  • Build Leadership Bench Strength with Talent Pool Based Succession: Led by Basic American Foods

These customer-led sessions will be delivered as part of four educational breakout tracks focused on Talent Management strategy, successful implementations, tips and tools, and a special track on the unique talent management needs of healthcare organizations. Customers will share with their peers the innovative ways their organizations are using Halogen Software to drive strategy, improve overall business results and raise the strategic function of their HR departments.

Paul Loucks, President and CEO, Halogen Software, explains the importance of the company's clients in delivering key sessions on the conference agenda. "Our User Conference always includes an exceptional line up of HR experts and thought leaders speaking on a variety of talent management topics," said Loucks. "But equally important are the presentations from our customers.  We encourage our customers to share their successes and practical experience with their peers.  We all learn so much from these accomplishments - and this kind of sharing is instrumental in supporting the needs of all our customers."

Halogen Software customers are encouraged to nominate their organizations for the fourth annual Bright Lights Awards, which are presented at the conference and honor successes in implementation, culture and bottom line results.

Full details and registration information is available on the Halogen Software 2011 User Conference website athttp://www.halogensoftware.com/news-events/user-conference

About Halogen Software

Halogen Software is recognized as a market leader by industry analysts and is strongly endorsed by the thousands of HR professionals who use their Talent Management solutions. The company offers a complete suite of web-based products that automate, simplify and integrate performance appraisals, 360 degree feedback, compensation management,  succession planning, job descriptions learning management and recruiting. Halogen's offering makes HR best-practices accessible to companies of all sizes and its healthcare, education, manufacturing, public sector, hospitality, financial services and professional services specific suites meet the unique needs of these industries. Halogen is consistently recognized by the industry and its customers for its exceptional implementation and support services, and has won multiple awards for its corporate leadership and product innovation, including HR Technology Product of the Year. For more information, visit http://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's Employee Performance and Talent Management blog:http://www.halogensoftware.com/blog/ or Follow Halogen Software on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/HalogenSoftware.

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