December 10, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 10 – Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in Cloud-computing enterprise software for environmental, energy, air, water, and compliance management, announced that the company will host the Environmental Management Information Systems in the Cloud (EMIScloud) conference on 30-31 May 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco.
"In today's multi-regulatory world, business executives are faced with countless challenges that make environmental information management a competitive and legal necessity," said Dr. Neno Duplan, President and CEO of Locus. "EMIScloud 2013 is the perfect opportunity for environmental professionals to collaborate and to educate one another on how Cloud-based technologies can be used to improve environmental and sustainability management and reporting, and reduce operational costs."
EMIScloud 2013 is a peer-led, two-day event where attendees will learn what exactly Cloud-based Environmental Management Information Systems (EMIS) are, and why Cloud systems are the most requested software architecture in the environmental and sustainability space. The conference will also provide those who have not yet decided to move to the Cloud the opportunity to learn the differences between Clouds available today, and to see how multi-tenancy architecture makes the most of the Cloud environment by continually evolving to keep pace with the collective demands of its tenants.
The conference will shed light on the best practices and Cloud-based options that exist today to more effectively manage mission-critical environmental information. Attendees will hear from multiple perspectives, including companies that have undergone the Cloud transformation, different industry environmental professionals with a wide range of experiences, regulators, software professionals, and Locus experts.
This year's conference will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in the heart of downtown San Francisco. In addition to the optimal location and registration benefits of attending informative sessions and networking opportunities, a call for presentations is now open, and sponsorship opportunities are currently available for EMIScloud 2013.
For more information about the EMIScloud 2013 conference, visit www.emiscloud.com.
About Locus Technologies
Locus provides businesses with the power to be green on demand and has pioneered web-based environmental software suites. Locus' software enables companies to organize and validate all key environmental information in a single system, which includes analytical data for water, air, soil, greenhouse gases, sustainability, compliance, and environmental content. Locus software is delivered through Cloud computing (SaaS), so there is no hardware to procure, no large up-front license fee, and no complex set-ups. Locus also offers services to help implement and maintain environmental programs using our unique technologies.
Source: Locus Tochnologies
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