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Event: ISO/IEC ITAM Standards Summit

ITAM Standards Summit from WG21

ITAM Standards Summit from WG21

UPDATE: Event cancelled due to insufficient interest. 

A public event to discuss ISO/IEC ITAM Standards

Working Group 21 (WG21), the group that develops ITAM standards, is hosting an industry summit to share the latest developments in standards and provide an opportunity for worldwide ITAM practitioners to connect to, and interact and share their feedback with, the people who have created, and are developing the ITAM standards.

Summit summary:

  • Get up to speed on the very latest in ITAM standards developments from the people making them happen
  • Learn of existing practical usage and real life implementation of ITAM Standards
  • Provide your feedback on the current ITAM Standards and future plans
  • Hear from all industry stakeholders including end user customers, software publishers and tool manufacturers
  • Network with ITAM industry peers


0900 – 0930 Registration, coffee and networking
0930 – 0935 Welcome and open (Martin Thompson)
0935 – 1000 Opening address, ITAM Intro and 19770-5 (Roger Cummings, Convenor, ISO/IEC IT Asset Management WG) and David Phillips, Convener & UK Technical Expert – IST15 IT Asset Management Panel 00/09
1000 – 1015 19770-1 Standard (David Bicket, 19770-1 Co-Editor)
1015 – 1030 19770-1 Implementation Experience (Rory Canavan)
1030 – 1040 Questions
1040 – 1055 19770-2 Standard (Steve Klos, 19770-2 Editor)
1055 – 1110 19770-2 Implementation (Michael Godsey, TAGVault Chair & Microsoft)
1110 – 1120 Questions
1120 – 1140 Refreshment break
1140 – 1155 19770-3 Standard (Jason Keogh, ISO19770-3 Editor)
1155 – 1210 19770-3 Implementation (Sean Day)
1210 – 1220 Questions
1220 – 1235 19770-4 Standard (Brian Turner, 19770-4 Editor)
1235 -1250 19770-4 Implementation (Piotr Godowski, IBM)
1250 – 1300 Questions
1300 – 1345 Lunch Break
1405 – 1435 Workshop: Business Case for 19770 standards (Steve Klos and Michael Godsey)
1435 – 1505 Workshop: What to do next – resources and education (Peter Beruk & Ron Brill)
1505 – 1530 Refreshment break
1530 – 1600 Open forum / Q&A and event closing

Please note: This event is organised by Working Group 21 (WG21), a voluntary group. This is not a commercial or sponsored event. The event space has been kindly donated by the British Computing Society (BCS).  

  • What: ITAM ISO Standards Summit
  • Who: ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 7 WG21, the ITAM standards group
  • Where: BCS Offices, Southampton Street, London
  • When: Friday 18th November 2016, 9.30am – 4pm
  • How: UPDATE: Event cancelled due to insufficient interest.

About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.

Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).

When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.

Connect with Martin on LinkedIn.

One Comment

  1. Dawn Helm says:

    I would have attended if it wasn’t across the ocean.

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