Resolve Software Group was the major sponsor for the United States Ombudsman Association (USOA) annual conference in Hawaii in September 2019. Represented by Melissa Ross and Darren Da Silva, the conference was well attended by Ombudsman, Statutory Authorities and Organisations from USA, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Nigeria, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, Sudan, Tonga, West Indies and Zimbabwe.
Held in the Hilton Waikiki, the conference ran over 5 days with training and speakers covering all facets of the challenges faced by the Ombudsmen and Statutory Authorities jurisdictional responsibilities throughout the world and ways to improve their presence and operations. Resolve Software Group was proud to be the major sponsor of the USOA annual conference and also being able to contribute to the round table discussions.
This sponsorship reflects RSG continued support to the Ombudsman Community throughout the world and its expansion into the North American markets. RSG is also actively involved with the Australian and New Zealand Ombudsman Association and Forum of Canadian Ombudsman conferences.
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- From LinkedIn Daily Rundown Australia (21/08/2019)
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- From LinkedIn Daily Rundown Australia (23/08/2019)