Day 1 - 5 October 2022

09:50AM

Pascal Bornet

Member and Contributor

Forbes Technology Council

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03:40PM - Day 1

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04:20PM - Day 1

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09:50AM - Day 1

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TECHFORGE

. Pascal Bornet, Member and Contributor, Forbes Technology Council

10:00AM

Katia Walsh

Chief Global Strategy and AI Officer

Levi Strauss & Co.

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10:00AM - Day 1

View Presentation: Accelerating Digital Transformation – An Analysis of the Key Trends

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Presentation: Accelerating Digital Transformation – An Analysis of the Key Trends

  • Technology is the backbone of enterprises in today’s digital era. To be a successful business, an awareness of Digital Transformation and how to leverage them is vital.
    • This session will
      • Review Digital Transformation Trends in 2022.
      • Analyse the Workplace and New Skills required to operate in a post-pandemic world.
      • Look closely at CX and how effective Digital Transformation enhances Customer Satisfaction.
      • Honourable Mention: Entering the Metaverse.
. Katia Walsh, Chief Global Strategy and AI Officer, Levi Strauss & Co.

10:30AM

Estelle Shaw-Latimer

Digital Transformation Director & Head of Digital Channels

Citi

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Joe Calder

Fellow

British Computer Society

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10:30AM - Day 1

View Panel: Leading Your Organization’s Digital Transformation Journey

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Ram Valliyappan

Head of Technical Program Management - AI Research

Meta

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10:30AM - Day 1

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Radha Penekelapati

Director Scaled Operations - Trust & Safety

Youtube

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10:30AM - Day 1

View Panel: Leading Your Organization’s Digital Transformation Journey

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Panel: Leading Your Organization’s Digital Transformation Journey

  • Unique business needs: how to know what transformative technologies are right for you.
  • Building a cohesive business strategy for digital transformation – Who are the key stake holders involved and do you need dedicated C-Level representation and department, or is this every employee’s responsibility?
  • Defining strategies for working with multiple stakeholders and combatting internal resistance to change – How might this differ depending upon business size, industry, and culture?
Moderator: . Estelle Shaw-Latimer, Digital Transformation Director & Head of Digital Channels, Citi
. Joe Calder, Fellow, British Computer Society
. Ram Valliyappan, Head of Technical Program Management - AI Research, Meta
. Radha Penekelapati, Director Scaled Operations - Trust & Safety, Youtube

11:10AM

Leslie Chau

Director - Product Management

IBM

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11:10AM - Day 1

View Presentation: AI and Automation – Creating the Workforce of the Future

11:40AM - Day 1

View Panel: A Roadmap for a Happy Digital Workforce

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Presentation: AI and Automation – Creating the Workforce of the Future

  • Discussion of Digital Labor’s transformative effect on employee productivity.
  • Which workers should have access to AI and automation, and how does the technology change their job?
  • Strategies to ensure continued security of business operations when introducing Digital Employees to the workplace.
. Leslie Chau, Director - Product Management, IBM

11:40AM

Leslie Chau

Director - Product Management

IBM

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11:10AM - Day 1

View Presentation: AI and Automation – Creating the Workforce of the Future

11:40AM - Day 1

View Panel: A Roadmap for a Happy Digital Workforce

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Mark Christianson

Digital Experience Delivery Senior Lead

Mars

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11:40AM - Day 1

View Panel: A Roadmap for a Happy Digital Workforce

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Sarika Tyagi

Senior Digital Product (Technical) Leader

Amazon

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11:40AM - Day 1

View Panel: A Roadmap for a Happy Digital Workforce

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Panel: A Roadmap for a Happy Digital Workforce

  • Exploring the different ways in which a digital workplace framework unifies your disconnected employee technologies.
  • How to effectively utilise new design concepts to enable enhanced productivity.
  • What leadership skills are required to lead in this new digital world?
  • Exploring which transformative and immersive technologies are right for your organization and how they can help your employees and business thrive.
. Leslie Chau, Director - Product Management, IBM
. Mark Christianson, Digital Experience Delivery Senior Lead, Mars
. Sarika Tyagi, Senior Digital Product (Technical) Leader, Amazon

12:20PM

Lunch & Networking

01:20PM

Praveen Kesani

CTO & Head of Transformation

Wells Fargo

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01:20PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Intelligent Automation in Commercial Banking

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Presentation: Intelligent Automation in Commercial Banking

. Praveen Kesani, CTO & Head of Transformation , Wells Fargo

01:50PM

Laura Nunnery

Head of UX - Digital Infrastructure & Online Sales

Volvo

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01:50PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Optimizing the Digital Experience for Your Consumers

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Presentation: Optimizing the Digital Experience for Your Consumers

  • Work from Home has created a new paramount challenge for IT Teams responsible for End User Computing. Now they manage thousands of offices, home offices.
  • In this session we will discuss how to:
    • Improve Visibility in new WFx environment.
    • Ensure End Users Productivity.
    • Control IT Spending in End User Computing.
. Laura Nunnery, Head of UX - Digital Infrastructure & Online Sales, Volvo

02:10PM

Cedric Savarese

Founder and CEO

FormAssembly

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02:10PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: FormAssembly

02:10PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Understanding the Importance of Data Stewardship in an Era of Diminished Customer Trust

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Presentation: Understanding the Importance of Data Stewardship in an Era of Diminished Customer Trust

In recent years, data breaches have contributed to lost customer trust in all industries. Organizations must re-establish this trust in order to be successful in today’s digital age. What is the best way to rise to this challenge? The answer is better data stewardship.

In this presentation, FormAssembly CEO Cedric Savarese breaks down the definition of data stewardship and walks through key steps any organization can follow to become a better steward of customer data. With this information, organizations will be able to gain back invaluable trust and set themselves up for success in 2022 and beyond.

. Cedric Savarese, Founder and CEO, FormAssembly

02:30PM

Coffee & Networking in the Exhibition Area

03:00PM

Presentation: The Fast Track for Scaling-up Digital Services

This Session Will Look At…

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

03:20PM

Gerard Cohen

Engineering Manager - Accessibility

Twitter

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03:20PM - Day 1

View Fireside Chat: Accessibility – A Digital Transformation Imperative

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Fireside Chat: Accessibility – A Digital Transformation Imperative

  • What do we mean by Accessibility? And why it is more important than ever.
  • Understanding that Digital accessibility is a practice, not a project.
  • Exploring the (Surprising!) Advantages of Accessibility.
  • Discussing how to Achieve Accessibility and analysing the right technologies to do so.
. Gerard Cohen, Engineering Manager - Accessibility, Twitter

03:50PM

Gregory Brown

VP Global Advanced Tech

UPS

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03:50PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Emerging Technology to Transform our Global Smart Logistics Network

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Presentation: Emerging Technology to Transform our Global Smart Logistics Network

. Gregory Brown, VP Global Advanced Tech, UPS

04:20PM

Pascal Bornet

Member and Contributor

Forbes Technology Council

Associated Talks:

03:40PM - Day 1

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04:20PM - Day 1

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09:50AM - Day 1

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Chair’s Closing Remarks

. Pascal Bornet, Member and Contributor, Forbes Technology Council

04:35PM

Close of Day 1