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Bruce Brumberg To Speak At The NCEO/Beyster Institute's First-Ever Joint Annual Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, February 19, 2003 - Bruce Brumberg of will participate as a speaker at the NCEO/Beyster Institute's joint annual conference, entitled Employee Ownership And Employee Involvement: The Entrepreneurial Edge, taking place March 26-28, 2003, at the Grand Hyatt Union Square in San Francisco, CA.

Bruce Brumberg, an expert on stock options, will be a panelist on March 27, 2003, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Financial Planning For Optionees is the title of this session, one of over 48 sessions offered at this comprehensive three-day conference, which expects over 700 guests from across the nation. Three general sessions include:

  • a dialogue with three CEOs of thriving employee-owned companies: Challenges And Strategies For Building A Successful Employee-Owned Company
  • keynote speaker Daniel Yankelovich, Chairman of Viewpoint Learning & Public Agenda: The Employee Owned Company In The Present Climate Of Mistrust
  • keynote speaker Dr. Joseph Blasi of Rutgers University, co-author of a new book of the same title: In The Company Of Owners: The Truth About Stock Options And Why Every Employee Should Have Them
The conference is co-hosted by the National Center for Employee Ownership, a private, non-profit membership and research organization that offers accurate, unbiased information on employee ownership plans, and The Beyster Institute for Entrepreneurial Employee Ownership, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the use of entrepreneurial employee ownership worldwide.

This is the only conference this year in the United States that covers the broad range of employee-ownership issues. It will specifically address such hot topics as

  • what to do with options in a post-expensing age
  • how (United Airlines to the contrary) ESOPs are thriving and growing
  • how leading-edge companies are creating new concepts in open-book management, employee-involvement programs, and other changes of corporate culture.

For more information about the conference or to register, go to or call either the NCEO at (510) 208-1304 or The Beyster Institute at (858) 826-1680.

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