Information and Communications Technology Systems Professionals Gather for BICSI European Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland

By Bicsi, PRNE
Sunday, April 10, 2011

TAMPA, Florida, April 11, 2011 - BICSI, the international association supporting the information
technology systems (ITS) industry with information, education and knowledge
assessment, will hold its 2011 BICSI European Conference & Exhibition June
in Edinburgh, Scotland. The conference will bring together professionals
from all over the world, all of whom are involved in ITS and information and
communications technology (ICT).

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Thirteen educational sessions are scheduled during the three-day
conference. Topics include data centers, IP integration, green IT, electronic
safety and security and more. These sessions are presented by ITS experts
with extensive subject matter knowledge.

Throughout the European Conference, delegates will also have multiple
opportunities to network with top exhibitors while taking in many of the
cutting-edge products and solutions the industry has to offer in the Exhibit

This Conference also hosts the first European installment of the BICSI
Cabling Skills Challenge, an event that has been very successful in the
United States
. The BICSI European Cabling Skills Challenge will take place
during evening Exhibit Hall hours on June 6 and 7. Competitors will race
against the clock and each other to complete a set of industry tasks to
correct specifications. The winner will be crowned European Installer of the
Year and will be sponsored to compete in the BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge
in Orlando, Fla., USA, during the 2012 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition.

BICSI Cares, the charity arm of BICSI, will have a presence at the
European Conference. All of the donations made to BICSI Cares during the
conference will be given to The Teddy Bear Foundation, a Scotland-based
children's charity which acts as a kind of "fairy godfather" to schools and
organizations that work with children with special needs.

For more information about the 2011 BICSI European Conference &
Exhibition, visit

BICSI is a professional association supporting the information technology
systems (ITS) industry. ITS covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic
safety & security, and audio & video technologies. It encompasses the design,
integration and installation of pathways, spaces, fiber- and copper-based
distribution systems, wireless-based systems and infrastructure that supports
the transportation of information and associated signaling between and among
communications and information gathering devices.

BICSI provides information, education and knowledge assessment for
individuals and companies in the ITS industry. We serve more than 23,000 ITS
professionals, including designers, installers and technicians. These
individuals provide the fundamental infrastructure for telecommunications,
audio/video, life safety and automation systems. Through courses,
conferences, publications and professional registration programs, BICSI staff
and volunteers assist ITS professionals in delivering critical products and
services, and offer opportunities for continual improvement and enhanced
professional stature.

Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, USA, BICSI membership spans nearly 100
countries. For more information, visit

Amy Morrison, amorrison at, or John Bechtold, jbechtold at, +1-813-979-1991

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