Day 1 - 20 September 2022

09:30AM

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Dr. Cara Antoine

Managing Director

IG&H

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09:30AM - Day 1

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Chair’s Welcome

Chairpersons welcome and opening remarks. 

. Dr. Cara Antoine, Managing Director, IG&H

09:40AM

(CEST)

Elizabeth Osta

Director Data Management, Global Digital & Technology

Heineken

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09:40AM - Day 1

View Presentation: Digital Transformation at Heineken

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Presentation: Digital Transformation at Heineken

This presentation will:

  • Discuss the relevance of digital transformation for a manufacturer.
  • Explore Heineken’s and tactics and strategy for long term change.
  • Emphasise the importance of people to deliver a successful programme.
. Elizabeth Osta, Director Data Management, Global Digital & Technology, Heineken

10:10AM

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Duncan MacRae

Editor in Chief

TechForge

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Navninder Singh

Global Digital Innovation Manager

AkzoNobel

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10:10AM - Day 1

View Panel: Moving from Now to Next – Shaping Digital Infrastructure for the Future

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Paul Beelen

Head of IT & Technology PMO

Coca-Cola HBC

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10:10AM - Day 1

View Panel: Moving from Now to Next – Shaping Digital Infrastructure for the Future

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Aurelija Plėtienė

Director of Engineering - Data

Vinted

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10:10AM - Day 1

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Christine Nikolaou

Global Head of Ecommerce Strategy & Performance

Diageo

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10:10AM - Day 1

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Nitish Mittal

Partner - Technology, EMEA

Everest Group

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10:10AM - Day 1

View Panel: Moving from Now to Next – Shaping Digital Infrastructure for the Future

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Panel: Moving from Now to Next – Shaping Digital Infrastructure for the Future

In the past years, we have witnessed Tech Leaders immerse their enterprises in Digital Transformation strategies – so what now? 

  • Learn what’s new and worth attention in the Digital Transformation Ecosystem.
  • How to Optimize the Digital Experience for Consumers.
  • Evaluating the best practices for software selection to suit the requirements of your organization
  • The role of Data in Digital Transformation – challenges and best practices.
  • The approach of Test & Learn to drive digital innovation.
  • Building digital capabilities across functions and beyond eCommerce and digital marketing.
Moderator: . Duncan MacRae, Editor in Chief, TechForge
. Navninder Singh, Global Digital Innovation Manager, AkzoNobel
. Paul Beelen, Head of IT & Technology PMO, Coca-Cola HBC
. Aurelija Plėtienė, Director of Engineering - Data, Vinted
. Christine Nikolaou, Global Head of Ecommerce Strategy & Performance , Diageo
. Nitish Mittal, Partner - Technology, EMEA, Everest Group

10:50AM

(CEST)

Stuart Carrison

Senior Sales Engineer

LogicMonitor

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10:50AM - Day 1

View Presentation: Observability without Silos – Delivering Clarity in Enterprise IT

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Presentation: Observability without Silos – Delivering Clarity in Enterprise IT

In 2022, IT is under more pressure to deliver IT that is innovative and resilient, while improving efficiency. Yet, IT services have never been more complex, which has created “tool sprawl” and reduced visibility into IT service performance, leading to poor customer experience, and service outages.

Please join us in this session, where you will learn how IT organizations are using LogicMonitor’s approach to Unified Observability to bring clarity into enterprise IT and answer your questions on how to move from a collection of tools to unified observability.

. Stuart Carrison, Senior Sales Engineer, LogicMonitor

11:10AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

(CEST)

Davio Larnout

Co-Founder & CEO

Radix

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: The Secret They Didn’t Tell You About AI

11:30AM - Day 1

View Presentation: The Secret They Didn’t Tell You About AI

03:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: Digital Technology for the Reinvention of the Employee and Customer Experience

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Presentation: The Secret They Didn’t Tell You About AI

This presentation will discuss why investing in Artificial Intelligence one-offs is not always worth it, and will explore why many AIs in your organization are what will enable you to gain a competitive advantage.

. Davio Larnout, Co-Founder & CEO , Radix

12:00PM

(CEST)

Marijn Grevink

Program Manager Digital Operations

Mars

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12:00PM - Day 1

View Presentation: The Organization and Implementation of a Digital Lighthouse Factory

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Presentation: The Organization and Implementation of a Digital Lighthouse Factory

  • Why to invest in “Digital Transformation” and why now.
  • How to shape your roadmap and how to effectively prioritize.
  • Discussing the positives of governing from a central perspective.
  • Using Mars’s Digital Transformation programme at their factory in Veghel as a case study.
. Marijn Grevink, Program Manager Digital Operations, Mars

12:30PM

(CEST)

Remko Hoekstra

Sales Director - Solutions

Dyanix

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12:30PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: How a Digital Adoption Platform Can Accelerate Your Digital Transformation

12:30PM - Day 1

View Presentation: How a Digital Adoption Platform Can Accelerate Your Digital Transformation

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Presentation: How a Digital Adoption Platform Can Accelerate Your Digital Transformation

This session will discuss…

  • Why must every organization embrace Digital Transformation?
  • Why every organization should be fully enabled for Digital Transformation.
  • Why is ”Digital Adoption” so critical for this transformation?
  • How no-code application development combined with digital adoption can accelerate digital transformation programmes.
. Remko Hoekstra, Sales Director - Solutions , Dyanix

12:50PM

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Sanchit Juneja

Director-Product (Data Science & Machine Learning Platform)

Booking.com

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12:50PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Data and Machine Learning Ecosystem for a Scaling Organisation

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Presentation: Data and Machine Learning Ecosystem for a Scaling Organisation

This presentation will cover the evolution of DSML ecosystem as an organisation evolves.

  • Discussing the key areas of product involvement and growth.
  • How to answer the questions: What to build and why? What to buy?
  • Trend lines for Product Leaders.
. Sanchit Juneja, Director-Product (Data Science & Machine Learning Platform), Booking.com

01:20PM

Lunch & Networking Break

02:10PM

(CEST)

Shai Zmigrod

SVP - EMEA

GigaSpaces

Associated Talks:

02:10PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: What’s REALLY Keeping You From Launching New Digital Services?

02:10PM - Day 1

View Presentation: What’s REALLY Keeping You From Launching New Digital Services?

02:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: Every Cloud has a Silver Lining – An Overview of the Top Benefits of the Cloud

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Presentation: What’s REALLY Keeping You From Launching New Digital Services?

  • How does traditional enterprise IT infrastructure fail to meet the spike in digital demand?
  • Addressing the challenge of processing unprecedented volumes of data in real-time and delivering a frictionless mobile experience.
  • Decoupling applications from APIs and Systems of Record, removing contingencies that complicate integration of new digital services.
  • Delivering an always-on, 24×7 digital service even when systems of record are down.

 

. Shai Zmigrod, SVP - EMEA, GigaSpaces

02:30PM

(CEST)

Duncan MacRae

Editor in Chief

TechForge

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Siebren van der Kooij

Manager Cloud Transformation

Rabobank

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02:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: Every Cloud has a Silver Lining – An Overview of the Top Benefits of the Cloud

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Stefan Simenon

Head of Public Cloud Azure Platform

ABN AMRO Bank

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02:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: Every Cloud has a Silver Lining – An Overview of the Top Benefits of the Cloud

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Bojan Pavicic

Director Technology & Digital

citizenM

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02:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: Every Cloud has a Silver Lining – An Overview of the Top Benefits of the Cloud

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Shai Zmigrod

SVP - EMEA

GigaSpaces

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02:10PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: What’s REALLY Keeping You From Launching New Digital Services?

02:10PM - Day 1

View Presentation: What’s REALLY Keeping You From Launching New Digital Services?

02:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: Every Cloud has a Silver Lining – An Overview of the Top Benefits of the Cloud

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Panel: Every Cloud has a Silver Lining – An Overview of the Top Benefits of the Cloud

  • Why choose between public and private clouds when you can have both!  
  • Is the Cloud worth it? Reviewing the significant benefits that make Cloud strategies worthwhile. 
  • How to identify opportunities for a Hybrid Cloud Strategy. 
  • Reviewing Hybrid Cloud Trends, Developments and Outlooks. 
Moderator: . Duncan MacRae, Editor in Chief, TechForge
. Siebren van der Kooij, Manager Cloud Transformation, Rabobank
. Stefan Simenon, Head of Public Cloud Azure Platform, ABN AMRO Bank
. Bojan Pavicic, Director Technology & Digital, citizenM
. Shai Zmigrod, SVP - EMEA, GigaSpaces

03:10PM

(CEST)

Sonali Chaurasia

Senior Product Manager

Adevinta

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03:10PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Personalisation at Adevinta

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Presentation: Personalisation at Adevinta

Adevinta is a leading classifieds marketplace and our brands are present worldwide. Be immersed in the Second Hand Effect and our impact. Personalisation is a key enabler in Adevinta. Get to know what we do differently.

. Sonali Chaurasia, Senior Product Manager, Adevinta

03:30PM

(CEST)

Networking Break

03:40PM

(CEST)

Duncan MacRae

Editor in Chief

TechForge

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Seán Reid

Customer Growth Team Lead

Personio

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03:40PM - Day 1

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Cristina Rutgers-Astolfi

Global Head of Analytics IKEA Customer Support

IKEA

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03:40PM - Day 1

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Christian Wold

Chief Scientist, Corporate Digitalization Program

SABIC

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03:40PM - Day 1

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Michael Kummer

Head of EMEA

AnyClip

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03:40PM - Day 1

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Davio Larnout

Co-Founder & CEO

Radix

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11:30AM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: The Secret They Didn’t Tell You About AI

11:30AM - Day 1

View Presentation: The Secret They Didn’t Tell You About AI

03:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: Digital Technology for the Reinvention of the Employee and Customer Experience

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Panel: Digital Technology for the Reinvention of the Employee and Customer Experience

  • Exploring which transformative technologies are best for your organization and how they can help your business thrive.  
  • How can you re-design your organization to be more agile and effective? 
  • Reviewing technologies such as Automation, Machine Learning, AI and Chatbots and how they can drive business efficiencies. 
Moderator: . Duncan MacRae, Editor in Chief, TechForge
. Seán Reid, Customer Growth Team Lead, Personio
. Cristina Rutgers-Astolfi, Global Head of Analytics IKEA Customer Support, IKEA
. Christian Wold, Chief Scientist, Corporate Digitalization Program, SABIC
. Michael Kummer, Head of EMEA, AnyClip
. Davio Larnout, Co-Founder & CEO , Radix

04:20PM

(CEST)

Ronan Kirby

Chief Customer Officer

Starmind

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04:20PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Acknowledging Risk – Inaccessible Knowledge is threatening the innovation, speed to market and Revenue Potential of your Organization

04:20PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Acknowledging Risk – Inaccessible Knowledge is threatening the innovation, speed to market and Revenue Potential of your Organization

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Presentation: Acknowledging Risk – Inaccessible Knowledge is threatening the innovation, speed to market and Revenue Potential of your Organization

  • 68% of C-level executives identify knowledge silos as a core enterprise challenge, alongside macro-economical threats such as economic and market downturns.
  • Over two-thirds of R&D teams experience delays in product launches due to missing information.
  • More than half of sales and business development professionals would sell more if they had better access to company information.
  • Traditional knowledge management stands in the way of fast digital transformation and leaders need to take action.
. Ronan Kirby, Chief Customer Officer, Starmind

04:40PM

(CEST)

Brian Heinen

Founder

Blockchain in Europe

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Alex Murphy

Industry Expert

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04:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: NFT’s, the Metaverse and the Opportunities of Blockchain Solutions in Digital Transformation

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Clément Téqui

Industry Expert

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04:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: NFT’s, the Metaverse and the Opportunities of Blockchain Solutions in Digital Transformation

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Fiona Delaney

Chair

EUOS Blockchain TWI

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04:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: NFT’s, the Metaverse and the Opportunities of Blockchain Solutions in Digital Transformation

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Lu Zheng

Transformation Lead

Philips

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04:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: NFT’s, the Metaverse and the Opportunities of Blockchain Solutions in Digital Transformation

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Panel: NFT’s, the Metaverse and the Opportunities of Blockchain Solutions in Digital Transformation

  • How living assets can unlock a next-level engagement with customers now and in the future?
  • Consumer behaviour information is critical, what is the value of NFTs beyond speculating on digital ownership?
  • Community and Trust, how DAOs and the web3 movement can facilitate further brand loyalty?
Moderator: . Brian Heinen, Founder, Blockchain in Europe
. Alex Murphy, Industry Expert ,
. Clément Téqui, Industry Expert ,
. Fiona Delaney, Chair, EUOS Blockchain TWI
. Lu Zheng, Transformation Lead , Philips

05:20PM

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Willem-Jan van Uden

Enterprise Account Director, Netherlands

Tradeshift

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05:20PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Digital Supply Chains

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Presentation: Digital Supply Chains

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. Willem-Jan van Uden, Enterprise Account Director, Netherlands, Tradeshift

05:30PM

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Lakshmi Ramasubramanian

Senior Business Analyst - Global Banking

HSBC

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05:30PM - Day 1

View Presentation: The Low Code Data Revolution

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Presentation: The Low Code Data Revolution

This Session Will Explore…

  • The Emergence of Low Code Data Management Tools in Financial Services.
  • How it enables organisational agility.
. Lakshmi Ramasubramanian, Senior Business Analyst - Global Banking, HSBC

05:50PM

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