UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill., April 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Systems Client Network (ASCnet) and Applied Systems today announced that Rudy Giuliani, 107th Mayor of New York City, will be the featured keynote speaker at Applied Net 2014. His presentation will engage Applied Net attendees in a discussion about leadership, courage and rebuilding.
Lauded for his bravery and leadership following the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001, Giuliani was named "Mayor of the World" and a Time magazine "Person of the Year." During his two terms as mayor, he implemented the largest and most successful welfare-to-work initiative in the country, transforming New York City into a worldwide example of good governance and effective management. Giuliani has received some of the highest accolades, including knighthood from Queen Elizabeth of England and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Freedom Award.
"We are very proud to have Rudy Giuliani keynote Applied Net 2014," said Chris Gory, chair, board of directors, ASCnet. "His career, achievements and leadership speak volumes. Applied Net attendees will gain valuable insights and perspectives from one of the greatest leaders of our time."
"Applied Net has become a premier annual event for insurance professionals across the world," said Reid French, CEO, Applied Systems. "We are thrilled to have Rudy Giuliani join us at this year's conference, providing valuable lessons in leadership that will make Applied Net a meaningful and unforgettable experience for all attendees."
Applied Net 2014 will be held September 15 – 18, 2014, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla. The conference theme, "Discover the Possibilities," focuses on the extensive opportunities made possible through the ASCnet and Applied Systems partnership, and how technology and the expanded Applied product portfolio create greater possibilities for insurance agencies, brokerages and carriers in the future.
Early-bird conference discounts run through May. Register now for Applied Net 2014. Join the conversation on Twitter with hashtag #AppliedNet.
Applied Systems Client Network (ASCnet)
ASCnet is the international association that promotes successful technology and business practices through communication, education and advocacy. Founded in 1985 and based in Des Plaines, Ill., ASCnet is the only authorized user group for Applied Systems software. Visit www.ascnet.org.
About Applied Systems
Applied Systems is a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance. Applied is recognized as a pioneer in agency and brokerage management systems and data exchange between agencies, carriers and their clients. Automating the insurance lifecycle for more than 140,000 insurance professionals, 12,000 agencies, and 350 carriers worldwide, Applied enables millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.
Source: Applied Systems